22 December – 19 January
“In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip,” wrote Daniel L Reardon. With Saturn, Pluto and Mars in your sign, life could feel pretty intense. However, that’s not the full story because the rest of the Zodiac is aligned in expansive regions of your chart. Therefore, you might be faced with the question: would you rather be right than happy? September urges you to be less rigid – remember that the trees that survive a storm are the ones that can bend with the wind. Autumn brings a deepening of wisdom when you will simply know what to do.