CANCER – Georgia Nichols’ predictions for 2016

Cancer year ahead for 2016



Cancer (June 21-July 22)

“Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party.”

Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 to Aug. 11, 2014)

Does your Past Predict Your Future?

Life was interesting around 1990 because you were feeling great; and yet, it was a testing time for relationships, which is why many of you split up then. Around the millennium, your reputation was stellar. Your popularity increased. Around 2001, you entered a three-year span of letting go of what you had created since the late ‘80s. This was not an easy! You never let go. Your closets, cupboards and drawers are full. You are practical, mechanical and resourceful so of course, you think, “I might need this piece of black felt someday.” Not only did you give up people, places, and jobs, you had to high grade what you owned and get rid of what you didn’t use. But really, this was less about loss and more about entering a whole new world around 2004 ‘Lucy, I’m home!’ By late 2013 and 2014, you were happy because lucky Jupiter was in your sign. Last year you got a better understanding of how to use your resources and make them work for you and not be a burden. (Oy vey. Life is tough. This money is so heavy!)


Wealth, Career and Reputation

In terms of your work, the next few years are a major test. What you do now will bear fruit in 2018. But this can be discouraging because you might feel you’re getting no recognition. Do not be discouraged if you feel overwhelmed because you will get recognition in a few years. But in the meantime, put your nose to the grindstone, which when you think about it, is an impossible position to do anything! Older Cancers can relate back to 1986-89, for a similar time life was this busy.

Fortunately, lucky Jupiter will offset these challenges. That’s because Jupiter will guarantee a happy state of mind in 2016! Yes, you will follow Col. Saito’s advice, “Be happy in your work.”  (Whistling riff from The Bridge on River Kwai here.) Jupiter will give you an everyday sense of optimism. This also means this is an excellent year for any kind of advanced training in any field of study that interests you, especially something that relates to your work and your everyday tasks. Reading cook books counts.

Arnold Toynbee hit the nail on the head when he said, “The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.”

Love, Partnerships and Friends

Ooo la la! Zees is za year for loff! This year Mars is in the part of your chart that is all about romance, love affairs, vacations, parties, the arts, sports and hot sex! (Be still my beating heart.) Yes, we’re talking twanging bed springs, swinging chandeliers and banging headboards. You will seek out amusement not only for fun, but also as a form of your own self-expression. “I laugh, therefore, I am!”

You will find it easy to be generous and tolerant of others. You will be less judgmental and more forgiving. Your kids will never fight and always do their homework and nothing in your fridge will sour. Yes,  we’re talking that kind of power. To be sure, you’re working hard; but you will also play hard, especially in a flirtatious, evocative way. Of course, you won’t be overt – you never are. You will entice and attract.

But this year, you will ‘think big.’ You’ll have the courage to make a bid for someone you might normally be too shy to approach. Yeah, you’re a force to be reckoned with – pulsating with flirtatious energy!

Home and Family

You are interested in what affects your home and family because your home is your refuge, and it is where you nurture your loved ones. You run the scene and make sure everyone is fed. In 2016, you will have your happy face on. It will happen without any effort because of the placement of Jupiter. Remember: This wonderful influence only occurs once every 12 years, so make the most of it! Enjoy warm family relations. In September, your focus on home and family will grow even more. From then on, you will want to expand your home or renovate or move to a larger home. If so, this is an excellent time to explore real-estate opportunities because whatever you do will benefit you in the future. Late this year and next year, family members will be generous to each other. Actually, none of this is surprising because it all starts out with a positive frame of mind, which is the key to success.

A Sneak Peek Beyond 2016

The year 2017 will be one of the best years for real estate opportunities. If you don’t buy or invest, you might rent something larger. At the very least, you will do something to make where you live feel better. Family relationships will be warmer as well. The year 2018 is great for vacations, the arts and the entertainment world. You might also expand your family. However, partnerships might be crunchy both this year and next. Ironically, one of the reasons that partnerships might be challenging is you’re starting to be successful in the external world. Your efforts of the previous two years are now paying off! Perhaps this newfound success, plus your increased focus on your external world, will create stress to an existing relationship? Fortunately, by 2020, stress to your partnerships is reduced. In fact, this is an excellent year to get married! The year 2022 offers lots of travel opportunities. By 2023, you can put your name up in lights; nevertheless, you are now starting to work for a career peak that occurs in 2025-26. Well done!

My Cancer Mantra for 2016

“Positive thoughts will bring me positive results.”

Mercury Retrograde Dates in 2016

Expect delays, lost items and confused communications! Best to finish things, not begin them. These are poor times to buy cars, trucks, bikes, computers, printers and phones. [Dates below are actual retrograde dates and buffer dates. Why? Mercury slows down before it goes retrograde and then it needs to catch up to where it was at when it first went retrograde. Use buffer times for big purchases like cars.]

* Jan. 5 – 25 (Buffer times:  Jan.1  –  Feb. 14)

* April 28 – May 22 (Buffer times: April 19 – June 8)

* Aug. 30 – Sept. 22 (Buffer times: Aug. 18 –  Oct. 6)

* Dec. 19 – Jan. 8 (Buffer times: Dec. 11 –  Jan 28)

Lucky Days for 2016

Jan 21, 22

February 17, 18, 19

March 16, 17

April 12, 13

May 9, 10, 11

June 6, 7

July 3, 4, 31

August 1, 27, 28

September 23, 24

October 20, 21, 22

November 17, 18

December 14, 15

Who Shares My Birthday?


21 Jussie Smollett 1983

22 Erin Brockovich 1960

23 Melissa Rauch 1980

24 Iain Glen 1961

25 Anthony Bourdain 1956

26 Ariana Grande 1993

27 Sam Claflin 1986

28 John Cusack 1966

29 Melora Hardin 1967

30 Lizzy Caplan 1982


1 Missy Elliott 1971

2 Larry David 1947

3 Olivia Munn 1980

4 Neil Simon 1927

5 Eva Green 1980

6 Dalai Lama 1935

7 Kirsten Vangsness 1972

8 Jeffrey Tambor 1944

9 Jack White 1975

10 Sofia Vergara 1972

11 Jhumpa Lahiri 1967

12 Malala Yousafzai 1997

13 Steven R. McQueen 1988

14 Angelique Kidjo 1960

15 Scott Foley 1972

16 Larry Sanger 1968

17 Mark Burnett 1960

18 Elizabeth Gilbert 1969

19 Jared Padalecki 1982

20 Carlos Santana 1947

21 Norman Jewison 1926

22 Selena Gomez 1992