Scorpio’s horoscope for the year of the water snake
It’s a progressive year for you, Scorpio. 2013 is bright with intrigue, knowledge, growth and transformation. Past work can be fruitful this year. Imagination flows, ideas are creative and life is bright with potential. Trends turn to elegance, culture, travel and sensuality. It’s a renaissance year, and you’re in your element.
In the Year of the Water Snake, you’re a smooth operator. Your passionate nature finds expression, and your Water element flows in harmony with that of the graceful Snake year. The Snake’s fixed element, Fire, stirs ambition and motivation, balanced by reason and rationale. You can make swift steady progress in 2013.
You’re tenacious, hard-working and independent. Your survival skills are keen. You can move the earth to get what you want, but it’s usually not necessary. Your charismatic charm can melt even the coldest heart. Your capacity for self-expression is enormous. You love deeply and passionately. You have an offbeat and sometimes cynical sense of humor, a vigorous sex drive and remarkable eyes.
Your intuition is usually accurate. You have colorful dreams and a rich imagination. The past is important to you. Your powers of healing and recuperation are good. You have a unique and multi-faceted life philosophy. You’re a complex thinker, but can be prone to worry, obsession or anxiety. You may have a fiery temper. You can be overly suspicious, and sometimes just plain paranoid. You have an infuriating stubborn streak.
Your desire for knowledge is unquenchable. You value honesty. You’re a caring lover, spouse and/or parent. Whatever you do, you do with all your heart. In the 2013 Year of the Snake, new paths of success appear, and blessings of joy come your way. It’s a year to solve problems and achieve goals. Desires are within reach, and beauty sparkles around you.
Planets in Scorpio 2013
Until 2018: Saturn (authority, work, domination, hidden power)
Sept 10 2013 – Oct 7 2013: Venus (love, beauty, truth, grace)
Sept 29 2013 – Dec 4 2013: Mercury (communication, self-expression, intellect, commerce)
Oct 21 2013 – Nov 10 2013: Mercury retrograde (problems: communication, money, technology)
Love, Romance and Relationships
Love is always an adventure with Scorpio. Romance, creativity and courtship thrive in the Year of the Snake. Sensuality is elegant and cerebral. Dating, casual flings and erotic exploration flourish. Short-term relationships come and go, but some may evolve into deeper and more complex partnerships. If you’re single, this is a good year for experimental dating and open-minded fun.
If you’re seeking your soulmate, you may cross paths with this person later in the year. However, the Snake is full of surprises. Your soulmate could appear unexpectedly, right in front of you. You may have known this person in the past, and you share many common goals.
If you’re married or in a relationship, it’s a promising year. Partnerships are blessed with harmony and success. Sex is intimate, passionate, imaginative and quite naughty. A significant change, such as a move, addition to the family or job/career development could influence your relationship this year.
You may have some emotional flare-ups, as Scorpio is the most passionate of the zodiac signs, but the Snake year is good for healing and resolution. Relationships can become stronger. Beware of jealousy and trust issues, as you can be particularly venomous this year if you feel your emotional security compromised. Vengeful thinking can be disastrous. In general, however, the Snake year brings a sense of balance and growth.
*Weddings, marriage: the 2013 Year of the Snake is a Widow Year.
Best months for love and romance: February, March, May, September, October, November
Worst months for love and romance: June, July
Money and Career
Income is fluid and abundant in Year of the Water Snake. Scorpio has a knack for making money. Be careful that income does not flow out just as quickly, however, as frivolous purchases can add up. 2013 is lucky for financial growth, debt resolution and steady progress. Avoid major expenditures unless preceded by careful planning. Strategy works in your favor.
2013 is not lucky for gambling for any of the signs (unless you happen to own the casino!). Beware of impulse or speculation. Seek quality and longevity, and take time to examine the facts. You could get a sum of money or material gain this year through a past investment, lottery win, gift, sweepstakes or contest win, grant or settlement. Income is likely to increase this year, as the Snake sparkles with money and prosperity.
Self-employment and entrepreneurship are favorable this year, and you have a good head for business. Your sense of focus is extraordinary, and your determination to succeed will get you over any rough spots. Your independent nature is well-suited to self-employment, although you may have some difficulty sticking to a budget, and might have to cultivate your accounting skills. Keep your goals realistic, and your plans will be fruitful.
If you’re seeking work, your chances of finding satisfactory employment are very good this year, as the Water Snake brings abundant income opportunities. You could experiment with different types of employment before settling into one channel. Occupations that may interest you include entertainment, photography, administrative occupations, management, university occupations, engineering and technology, writing and literature, travel, hospitality, veterinary science or animal care, forestry or active public sector work such as firefighting or law enforcement. You’re not very tolerant of sedentary or desk work.
You usually get what you want, Scorpio, and job advancement has great potential this year. It’s a good time to ask for a promotion, raise or increase in benefits. You can express yourself with eloquence, and could easily see an elevation of job status in the Snake year.
Best months for money and career: April, May, July, September, October, December
Worst months for money and career: February, January 2014
Health and Happiness
You’re fairly health-aware. Your health is likely to be stable this year, as the Snake brings balance and healing on physical, emotional and spiritual levels. Health information increases, and your natural attunement to the needs of your body is heightened. Watch out for warning signs such as fatigue or emotional issues, and be sure to resolve minor health problems as they occur. Do not procrastinate.
Sinus and bronchial issues could arise. You may be prone to illness during the cold and flu season, but you bounce back quickly if you take time to rest and heal. Rest and rejuvenation is vital in the Snake year. Beware of excess tension in the back, neck, shoulders and jaw. Avoid fast foods, processed food and empty calories. With your eclectic palate, you don’t need that junk anyway.
Strive for a balance of three – mind, body and spirit. Exercise and activity are important to you and you may enjoy outdoor pursuits such as walking, kayaking, mountaineering or cycling. Your physical grace is enhanced in the Snake year. Basic stretching, dance, horseback riding and t’ai chi are good for you. You may have less patience for exercises such as meditation, as your mind tends toward activity, but try it anyway.
If you’re a woman who does not want to get pregnant, be sure your birth control is up to date. The fertile Snake year could bring some surprises. If you want to get pregnant, this is a lucky year for you.
Your lucky colors for health and happiness this year include purple, indigo, magenta, earthy shades of orange, cream, pure white, black, charcoal gray, airy yellow, all shades of blue, aquamarine, cyan, sea green and other tropical hues, cool greens, gold and silver tones, scarlet (in moderation) and brick red. Vibrant tones bring inspiration and activity, while earthy tones are conducive to stability and inner serenity.
Best months for health: March, April, June, September, November, December
Worst months for health: August, October
from Happy Wishing Well