Welcome to 2016. Wishing you a very Happy and Healthy Year. The Moon is located in Libra today, perhaps appropriate as we try to find our equilibrium after the changes to our schedules over the festivities.
Activities in the heavens are still dominated by Mars and Mercury's right angle, but the duo are both set to move soon, and so the accent of their joint energies will change. But for now, we need to remain conscious of how people view us, and our public reputations and relationships. For your FREE Daily Horoscope Friday 1st January 2016 please see below...
Aries 21 March - 20 April
Welcome to 2016, Aries. And although you may be brimming with plans and feel optimistic about what the future holds, remain flexible about your preferred course of action. However, the Moon in Libra does sync with Venus, which suggests that you'll enjoy spending time with those closest to you, as the day unfolds.
Taurus 21 April - 21 May
The Moon in your lifestyle sector can see you mulling over New Year's resolutions that encourage you to get back on track regarding your exercise or diet routines. Nevertheless, a tie to Venus suggests that thoughts of being good may be far from your mind today - and if so it's probably best to give in and enjoy yourself.
Gemini 22 May - 21 June
Mercury, your personal planet, makes a foray into Aquarius from today bringing to your attention innovative opportunities that you might be keen to embrace. However, as it also aligns with Mars in Libra, you may be in two minds about whether to do so. Bide your time for now. Other factors can come into play soon enough.
Cancer 22 June - 23 July
Today's congenial Moon Venus connection can see you embracing the start of 2016 by enjoying an opportunity to relax. As the weekend is also approaching, this might give you even more incentive to kick back and take it easy. However, as the month gathers pace you may surprise yourself at how driven you become.
Leo 24 July - 23 August
You'll be keen to start the year as you mean to carry on. And with Mercury venturing into Aquarius and your relationship sector, part of your remit might include enhanced communication with your partner, loved ones and friends. To make this really work for you, look to sharpen up your listening skills too Leo.
Virgo 24 August - 23 September
The Moon's presence in your personal financial sector, and its tie to Venus in your home zone, can spotlight a desire to hit the sales and grab yourself a few special bargains. Furthermore, it's also a positive influence for entertaining. You can be especially attuned to the needs of younger people or relatives today.
Libra 24 September - 23 October
Social ties grow stronger on this New Year's Day, when upbeat attitudes and optimism can rule your roost. Despite this you may still need to make concessions concerning one person, particularly if they're unwilling to compromise in any way. It looks like it's down to you to give them plenty of leeway - but perhaps also a wide berth.
Scorpio 24 October - 22 November
With 2016 now underway, you may feel like taking a back seat, and letting the day unfold as it will. It seems you'll certainly benefit from a little downtime, spent pursuing those interests that you enjoy most. However, even if body is rested, your mind may be busy. If so try and find ways to really still your thoughts and let go.
Sagittarius 23 November - 21 December
As Mercury enters Aquarius, it syncs with Mars in Libra, bringing an interesting social opportunity your way. Indeed, this could coincide with an encounter whereby, you enjoy someone's company while also finding them somewhat challenging. Actually, you can like this and find yourselves soon nattering like dear old friends.
Capricorn 22 December - 20 January
As you step into the first full day of 2016, you may feel that you're on the verge of big changes. Indeed, ambitions may come into focus, as well as thoughts about their suitability. Nevertheless, this isn't the time to jump into anything too quickly. Some of your bigger plans may benefit from greater scrutiny and research at this time.
Aquarius 21 January - 19 February
Mercury moves into your sign, where it will remain for about a week. For now though, it continues to align with action orientated Mars, suggesting that your thoughts may be racing ahead of you. You might see all kinds of exciting possibilities in a situation. However, it may be necessary to focus these down on what's essential.
Pisces 20 February - 20 March
Though this New Year's Day can be delightful, you may notice how much time is spent comparing yourself to others. This might motivate you to set your sights higher, and to go all out to prove you can make the cut. And do you know Pisces, while it's great to be ambitious, it's also helpful to accept yourself as you are.