Your Daily Horoscope For December 21, 2016

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We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible, the best sex positions for each sign, or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based Astrologer of MyLifeCreated.com to tell us all about how astrology is affecting our lives each day. Today's topic: your daily horoscope for December 21, 2016.

Capricorn season kicks off today as the Sun (power, confidence) leaves expansive Sagittarius and enters Capricorn, helping us to put all our big ideas into step by step plans that can lead to big rewards down the line. If one of our ideas are a little too big (or just not great) Capricorn season — coupled with Mercury retrograde —can help us to face facts and come up with viable solutions. As Capricorn is the sign that ends and begins the year, it makes sense that many of us begin to review and reflect on the year past as we prepare for the year to come.

And speaking of preparation, the first day of winter (in the Northern Hemisphere) also arrives today which is always a good reminder about the necessity of preparedness. As Capricorn season rolls on, we’ll receive lessons on what it means when we plan (and when we don’t) for challenging times before they arrive. With the Moon (instinct) still in Libra and in a tense angle to dreamy Neptune (faith) in Pisces, part of that prep will knowing the difference between fact and fiction in your life.

Read below to see what today's stars mean for your sign.

And remember to tune into Bustle's weekly horoscopes video live on Facebook every other Monday at 4 p.m. ET for a rundown of your weekly horoscope.

Aries (March 21 - April 19)

It's time to think about your career and reputation in the context of your relationships. Are you utilizing your network effectively? There may be people around you who can help you uncover opportunities or gain the recognition that you want. Reach out to those you know.

Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

What lights you up? What's something that could get you out of bed right now (besides money or sex)? Today's a good day to work on pursuing those very things. You're overdue for a getaway, and the experiences you incur on your travels could pay off for a lifetime. Get up and go.

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)

It's time to think about thriving versus surviving, especially where it pertains to your financial future. Perhaps this may mean that it's time to pursue a career that not only pays the bills but also resonates with you on an emotional level as happiness attracts more happy. There's more for you.

Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

You may have some pretty big plans in terms of something you want to do or perhaps a place that you want to go, though know that to execute these plans you're going to need some help. Someone close to you is ready to lend a hand. Be open to assistance.

Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)

This is one of those days where not only where you'll have to trust facts and figures but you'll have to trust your intuition as well. If there's a message that's been trying to get through to you, you'll hear it now. Know that whatever you discover is to help you improve.

Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)

You tend to have high standards for yourself and others, but when it comes to love — you don't always enforce those standards in the way you should. Today will be reminder to set the bar and keep the bar up when it comes to your heart. Find someone that adores you.

Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)

As much as you may want to drop everything today and do your own thing, there's something or someone at home that needs your attention. While pampering and indulging in fun stuff is a form of self-care, so is handling your responsibilities. Stay calm and handle your biz.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)

You may be wondering if you should speak on something that's been weighing on your mind or continue to keep it to yourself. Know that it's important for you to express yourself and get your thoughts out there, even if you think it won't be readily received. Craft your message and speak your truth.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)

What's your game plan for the long-term? Put in more blunt terms: What are you doing with your money? And how can you make more of it? It may be time to start capitalizing on that reputation you've been building. And if people don't yet know your name — what are you waiting for?

Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)

Happy Birthday! As your season kicks off, it's time for your moment in the sun. While you're surveying your achievements for the past year and line up your plans for the next, think about you can take more (intuitive) risks to make good things happen. The universe has your back.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)

You're known as the rebel of the zodiac, but when you allow enough people to get into your head, you scale back your edge and your originality. Today may be a good reminder that while it's important to consider other points of view, at the end of the day the only one that matters is yours.

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

You may feel like you're being held back from doing something you want or taking your life in the direction you want it because of a financial burden. Though recognize that this could just be the wake up call you need to take care of it once and for all.  Your mantra? Focus. Plan. Execute.

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