4 Zodiac Signs Will Get A Reality Check During January's Full Wolf Moon

It’s not all bad news, though.

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We may be deep into Capricorn season, but the first full moon of the year offers a chance to unwind. On Jan. 25, 2024 at 12:54 p.m. ET (9:54 p.m. PT), the full moon bolts into playful Leo. Because the lion rules pleasure and fun, you may be inspired to partake in hobbies that bring you joy. However, for the zodiac signs most affected by January’s full moon — also known as the Wolf Moon — a major reality check is on the way. Drama is on the horizon, but so is optimism.

Full moons are the final stage of the lunar cycle, and in astrology, they bring the culmination of whatever energy has been surrounding you over the past few weeks. They indicate a time to let go of what’s holding us back, which can trigger some strong emotions. Although these lunations are often intense, because January’s full moon rises in fun-loving Leo, expect a gentler ride.

“There’s a reflective quality that encourages us to acknowledge how we’ve (perhaps creatively) come into our power over the past six months,” says astrologer Erin River Sunday. This is a perfect time to channel your inner artist.

Although this is a lax full moon, don’t drop your guard completely. Pluto traverses into visionary Aquarius on Jan. 20, opening up the possibility for life-altering transformations.

Below, Sunday explains which zodiac signs are most affected by January’s full Wolf Moon.

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

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This full moon can feel extra personal, Taurus, as it stirs up sentimental feelings about your home life. This can inspire you to take control and mend situations regarding your family.

“Whether hanging out with people who feel like home or doing home improvement projects, it’s a comforting full moon that celebrates relaxing in comfort,” Sunday says. Regardless of the state of your domestic life, this is a moment to retreat to your safe space.

Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)

You’re being supercharged by this full moon, Leo, and it’s surfacing a lot of your strengths. “This lunation is immensely empowering, bold, and dynamic,” Sunday says. “It’s a great opportunity to launch something creative and generally to be unapologetically [you].”

January’s full Wolf Moon brings you simple pleasures — enjoy them. You may also feel an urgent need to take control.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)

Capricorn season has given you the tools to speak from your passionate heart, Scorpio, and January’s full Wolf Moon is your opportunity to apply those principles to your work. “This lunation has Scorpio’s focused on their career, and [you] might be accepting accolades for a job well done,” Sunday says. “It’s likely to be a busy (but good busy!) time at the office.”

Take charge of how you advance in your career, but don’t lose sight of your intentions and motivations.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)

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PDA isn’t typically your forte, Aquarius, but this full moon is bringing on the heat. Don’t be afraid to throw away your inhibitions and indulge in sex and love.

January’s full Wolf Moon brings you a dose of playful energy, especially when it comes to romantic escapades and quality time with friends. “It’s a special day to celebrate one-on-one connections and also stay open to making new ones,” Sunday says.


Erin River Sunday, astrologer

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