LIBRA – Georgia Nichols’ predictions for 2016

Libra your year ahead for 2016



Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”

Groucho Marx (Oct. 20, 1890 – Aug. 19, 1977)

Does your Past Predict Your Future?

Something expanded your home scene in the mid-‘90s, and by 1997, you started to get recognition for your efforts. By 1999, partnerships that had outlived their usefulness bit the dust, which meant that at the turn of the millennium, you were forced to get along with less. Fortunately, by 2002, your reputation began to shine! In 2004, you achieved a cherished dream. (This was a time of harvest when the seeds you had planted came to fruition.) In 2009, you gave up people, places and possessions to prepare for a new cycle that began in 2010. ‘Hello world!’ Actually, 2010 was a turning point. Whether you were aware of it or not, this is when you began to reinvent yourself – a journey which is yet to be completed. In 2013, travel was sweet!  You expanded your horizons and took advantage of opportunities in publishing, the media, medicine and the law. No wonder your reputation was stellar by 2014 when others began to be aware of your accomplishments. Take a bow.


Wealth, Career and Reputation

You will identify with your wealth this year because you see it as a sign of your personal worth. You will work hard to earn money, and spend it, in order to surround yourself with the tokens of success. This might lead to disputes. For example, your idealism is aroused this year, which might prompt you to give away money or possessions, or live more simply. This might alarm someone close to you.

This year is the final stage of redefining the new you. (This process began in 2010.)  This stage involves honing how you speak, listen and think. To facilitate this process, your daily milieu will change. You will no longer look around you with familiarity. This is why you will change your job or residence. (Possibly next year.) Your new daily environment will force you to see, listen and think because everything is different.

Good news! Lucky, moneybags Jupiter enters your sign in September to stay for an entire year. Fantastic! The last time this happened was in 2004-2005. It will not return until 2028. People and favourable resources will be drawn to you now; and by the end of this year, it will be easy to get what you want. It will be the perfect time to initiate new projects and expand your activities. Many of you will travel more or pursue new studies. It’s all good!

Love, Partnerships and Friends

You like the company of others and hate to end a relationship because you don’t want to be alone. This is why you often stay in a questionable relationship. Sigh.

This year you want to earn money and acquire beautiful things. Plus you might move or change jobs. These two influences could bring new people into your life, or create problems in existing relationships. One thing is certain: This year you are idealistic and focused on your inner world. Because of this, you will seek out experiences to help you with your inner development like meditation or yoga. You might meet someone who is like-minded. (‘Wanna get together and hum OHM on the Range?’)

The first strong indication of an influence that will definitely impact your relationships begins in October, when lucky Jupiter enters your sign. When this happens, you will change. And you will change for the better. You will feel happier, more positive about life and more social. This increased happiness will attract people to you plus make existing relationships happier and more lighthearted. This is a certainty.

Home and Family

The biggest impact on your home this year is that you might move. And if you don’t move, you will improve your home. Meanwhile, you want to earn money because you will equate what you own with your sense of self-worth, which means you will glam up your world so that you feel richer and luckier! (You like pillows on the sofa, Persian carpets, beautiful window arrangements, overstuffed furniture and good lighting.) This love of beautiful things coupled with your feeling that your wealth is ‘who you are’ will result in some classy changes at home.

In October, when lucky Jupiter enters your sign, your life will feel lighter and happier! Naturally, this positive attitude will impact your relations with family members, as well as how you view your home and your personal life. Let’s face it, you will be more content and secretly pleased in your bedroom, in your living room, and even in your kitchen (if you know where it is).

A Sneak Peek Beyond

You have much to look forward to in 2017 because lucky Jupiter is in your sign! In 2018, you will boost your earnings or get a better job; and by 2019, you will do everything in your power to solidify your home base. Certainly, the following year, 2020, is the best year in over a decade to invest in real estate or buy a new home or renovate where you currently live. The year 2021 is a fun-loving year for vacations and warm relations with children. By 2022, you can get a better job or improve your existing job. The year 2023 is the perfect year to get married. It’s also a wonderful year to improve existing partnerships and relationships. By 2024, an inheritance or a chance to benefit from shared property with someone will help you. In 2025, travel will delight. Make plans ahead of time to go somewhere special because this trip will broaden your horizons and bring you joy and a better understanding of the world. In 2026, you will boost and enhance your reputation! Voila!

My Libra Mantra for 2016

“My inner world is constantly creating my outer world.”

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 buffer dates? 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 1, 2, 28, 29, 30

February 25, 26

March 23, 24

April 19, 20, 21

May 16, 17, 18

June 13, 14,

July 10, 11, 12

August 6, 7, 8

September 3, 4, 30

October 1, 2, 27, 28, 29

November 24, 25

December 21, 22


Who Shares My Birthday?


23 Skylar Astin 1987

24 Jessica Lucas 1985

26 Serena Williams 1981

27 Avril Lavigne 1984

28 Janeane Garofalo 1964

29 Russell Peters 1970

30 Marion Cotillard 1975



1 Jimmy Carter 1924

2 Annie Leibovitz 1949

3 Alicia Vikander 1988

4 Melissa Benoist 1988

5 Jesse Eisenberg 1983

6 Joseph Finder 1958

7 Shawn and Aaron Ashmore 1979

8 Arlene Dickinson 1956

9 John Lennon 1940

10 Sarah Lancashire 1964

11 Elmore Leonard 1925

12 Julie Kagawa 1982

13 Charlotte Bunch 1944

14 Steve Coogan 1965

15 Mira Nair 1957

16 Caterina Scorsone 1981

17 Ziggy Marley 1968

18 Zac Efron 1987

19 Rebecca Ferguson 1983

20 Julie Payette 1963

21 Ashley Callingbull 1989

22 Brian Boitano 1963