Your ruling planet, Mercury, enters Aquarius on February 7, which will bring a welcome shift in energy. Your mind was focused on some dark stuff while Mercury was in serious Capricorn, and when Geminis get dark, things tend to get pretty intense. Luckily, meditating on the shadows has created a transformation within you, and when Mercury enters Aquarius, you'll feel absolutely ready to face the world—it's likely some travel will come your way or that you'll go on an adventure soon. If you're in school or taking classes, Mercury in genius Aquarius will certainly be helpful.The first eclipse of the year arrives on February 10: a lunar eclipse in Leo. Eclipses are exhausting, so don't overbook yourself around this date. You're going to need as much time to yourself and as much wiggle room to reschedule things as possible. This eclipse will deliver shocking, unexpected news, and you're likely to rearrange a lot of your life because of it! If there's a conversation that you've been avoiding, the eclipse will make you face it. I know—a Gemini avoiding a phone call? Unheard of! Or so people think. But you're just like everyone else, Gemini. Just because you're a good communicator doesn't mean your feelings don't ever get in the way.
Focus on having fun and getting to know people better, not on decision-making.
It also connects with lucky Jupiter, which is currently in Libra, on February 21, sending flirty vibes your way and boosting your creative output. A supportive atmosphere will surround you, especially in your relationships, on February 23, when Mercury connects with stable Saturn in Sagittarius.The Sun enters Pisces on February 18, followed by Mercury on February 25, activating the sector of your chart that governs your professional goals and your career, as well as your reputation. This isn't a rare occurrence—the Sun and Mercury swing by this part of your chart every year, but this time around, it'll be special: There will be a solar eclipse in Pisces on February 26.
If there's a conversation that you've been avoiding, the eclipse will make you face it.
The month wraps up with Mars, in Aries, opposing Jupiter, in fellow Air sign Libra, on February 27. This transit will bring even more drama to your social life. The energy is proud, restless, and over-the-top. "Extreme" is a word that comes to mind to describe today's energy. Watch out for know-it-alls. It could be time to cut a few friends loose. This bums out lucky planet Jupiter in friendly Libra, but don't worry—warrior Mars in Fire sign Aries doesn't mind kicking people to the curb.Definitely watch out for arguments today, as well as for massive egos. If someone picks a fight with you because you didn't complement their shoes, don't be surprised—people want to feel seen and appreciated, but they'll be having a hard time asking for the recognition in a healthy way (and, Gemini, "people" could also include you, so pay attention to how you're feeling before you snap at someone).In your romantic relationships, you could find yourself wondering at the end of the month if a friendship or intellectual connection with your partner is strong enough; conversely, you could be concerned that the playfulness and flirtation isn't there. This will be a good time to see if equilibrium can be achieved again—oppositions between planets are stressful, but if a compromise or balance can be found, things can totally work out!February brings a lot of drama for such a short month. But, you'll make it work, Gemini! See you in March!
Eclipses bring big reveals, dramatic endings, and fantastic new beginnings. They're emotional, hectic, and they leave us feeling totally drained.