GEMINI – Georgia Nichols’ predictions for 2016

Gemini year ahead for 2016



Gemini (May 21-June 20)

“Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.”

John F. Kennedy (May 29, 1917 to Nov. 22, 1963)

Does your Past Predict Your Future?

In the early to mid-‘90s, your home life improved. Some expanded their family; but for most, it was a time of promotion and recognition. In1996, assistance from others allowed you to travel the following year.

In 1999, you started to say goodbye to people, places and possessions in order to begin a new path in 2001. By 2005, romance, love affairs, parties, sports and vacations were memorable. In 2006, you sailed through job changes and residential moves. Marriage and partnerships were enhanced in 2007 and by 2008-9, you you wanted to create a solid home for yourself in the world.

The years 2010-11 were popular; but, many had increased responsibilities with children. Lady luck smiled on you in 2012-13 when lucky Jupiter stayed in your sign. Opportunities for serious work arrived made you bust your buns from 2013 to 2015. At times, life felt overwhelming, but you survived. The most important thing about last year was your belief in yourself. This made you reach out for the impossible. ‘I’m not backward about going forward!’


Wealth, Career and Reputation

This is an exciting year for Geminis because you are taking your powah! For the last 14 years, you were figuring out who you were and what you could do. Starting now and for the next eight years, you will focus on your accomplishments and reputation. Your ambition is aroused!

First, you will demand a better working environment. If self-employed, you might want to buy the premises. You might also want to bring in a family member or be more involved in a family business. You will work so hard you will be bossy about telling others to shape up if they don’t work as hard as you. And you will want credit for what you do! You will also develop a plan of action that will manifest in its ultimate glory – your career peak around 2023.

In 2016, it’s important to get physical exercise to blow off pent-up steam that will build up in you. Establish a program of rigorous physical activity.

This means your greatest challenge this year is getting others to recognize that you’re not the same person you’ve been for the last 14 years. Things have changed. You have more self-respect, more energy and more ambition. If others don’t acknowledge this – they’re history.

Love, Partnerships and Friends

Perhaps the most significant impact of 2016 will be to your relationships. This is because you will undergo a planetary transit that has not occurred since 1986-1988 that will force you to redefine who you are in your own terms. This year you will claim your power for the first time since the ‘80s, and for many – this will be something new! Therefore, your existing relationships must undergo a change. They cannot continue as they were because you will not continue as you were. This does not mean that you’re saying, “Hey – no more Mr. Nice Guy.” It does not mean this at all. But it does mean that you will feel more confident in demanding respect for your wishes and needs. Furthermore, your wishes and needs are changing! This is why relationships that are problematic will face even greater problems. And relationships that are just more trouble than they are worth – will end. Therefore, in the next two years, difficult marriages, partnerships and close friendships are more likely than ever to split. This does not have to happen. But it might.

Home and Family

Along with relationships, perhaps the most dramatic change that the year 2016 will bring to your life will be with home and family because this is the best year for you to buy real estate since 2004. (And you won’t have another year that is as good as 2016 until 2027.) That means in a 24-year stretch – this is the best year for you to benefit from real estate. If you do not buy a home, then any investment in your current home will benefit you in the long run and bring you a financial profit in the future. If none of the above is possible, you will still enjoy your home more because you will either move to a bigger home that is more luxurious and spacious, or you will buy something for your home that makes you feel richer. Family relationships will improve because family members will be more caring, loving and more mutually generous to each other. Your family might even increase in size. Wow!

A Sneak Peek Beyond

A peek into the future shows you taking a fabulous vacation in 2017. Not only is this a great year to take one or more vacations, it’s also a great year for love, romance, sports, the arts and the enjoyment of children. Yahoo! After all that partying, your attention gets more serious in 2018 because this is your turn to improve your job or get a better job. It’s important to know this because if you are discouraged where you are working at this time – go for a different job and you will get it! Enjoy improved partnerships and relationships in 2019, which is also a great year to get married! By 2021, you’re travelling or going back to school or get further training or education to prepare you for a lovely career peak that takes place in 2023. This is also a popular year! By 2024, lucky Jupiter returns to your sign again boost your confidence and attracting all kinds of good fortune and favourable circumstances to you. Meanwhile your career still looks fabulous!

My Gemini Mantra for 2016

“I am putting down roots to embrace home and family.”

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 19, 20

February 15, 16

March 14, 15

April 10, 11

May 7, 8

June 4, 5

July 1, 2, 28, 29, 30

August 25, 26

September 21, 22

October 18, 19

November 15, 16

December 12, 13

Who Shares My Birthday?


21 Lisa Edelstein 1966

22 Novak Djokovic 1987

23 Jewel 1974

24 Kristen Scott Thomas 1960

25 Ian McKellen 1939

26 Helena Bonham Carter 1966

27 Jamie Oliver 1975

28 Carey Mulligan 1985

29 Melissa Etheridge 1961

30 Idina Menzel 1971

31 Colin Farrell 1976


1 Amy Schumer 1981

2 Zachary Quinto 1977

3 Dan Hill 1954

4 Angelina Jolie 1975

5 Christopher Kimball 1951

6 Danny Strong 1974

7 Iggy Azalea 1990

8 Kanye West 1977

9 Michael J. Fox 1961

10 Kate Upton 1992

11 Joshua Jackson 1978

12 Tim DeKay 1963

13 Robyn Lawley 1989

14 Steffi Graf 1969

15 Jim Belushi 1954

16 Nathan Parsons 1988

17 Tory Burch 1966

18 Willa Holland 1991

19 Aung San Suu Kyi 1945

20 Josh Lucas 1971