Design Your Next Chapter
Start Where You Are
Matthew D. Lieberman
The Sense of Style
Project 1, 2, 3
Build Your Dream Network
J. Kelly Hoey
Pisces, it’s a big year for your career, with Jupiter bestowing blessings in your house of vocation. Expansion is the name of the game—take advantage of every opportunity you get in 2019. Read Design Your Next Chapter by lifestyle celebrity Debbie Travis for inspiration. With Neptune, planet of dreams, still in your sign, it’s easier to envision what you want. Imagine how good your life could be, and then create that for yourself. Start Where You Are by Pema Chödrön should help at the start of this very lucky year.
A new eclipse series begins with the solar eclipse on January 5, highlighting your community and the creative gifts you have to offer. What do you have to give, and who’s ready to receive that? You may share something special with your audience this year, or find friends who get the way you express yourself. Social psychologist Matthew D. Lieberman’s Social will fit the theme as we ring in the new year. In March, you’ll start a longer cycle of exploring wild ideas. Inspiration may hit at any time, and you’ll find unique ways to communicate your thoughts to others. Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World will help you to think outside the box. Since you’ll be focused on communication, The Sense of Style, Stephen Pinker’s guide to writing in the 21st century, is a good fit for you this year, too.
This summer, you’ll be thinking more about how to reach your audience and perhaps returning to some old creative projects. In July, you may want to take a break and just have some fun. Bring Paris Rosenthal’s creative journal Project 1. 2. 3. along for the vacation. By August, you’ll feel like you’re making headway again. Keep taking advantage of those career opportunities! In November, a Mercury retrograde in Scorpio has you reviewing something you learned before, and perhaps re-thinking something about your communication style.
All of the Mercury retrogrades are in water signs this year, prompting us to pay attention to our intuition and communicate our emotions. Read Thirst by Scott Harrison, the founder of the nonprofit charity: water this November. On December 2, Jupiter moves into Capricorn, where he’ll bring you good luck meeting people who can help you achieve your dreams. And to wrap it all up, read networking expert J. Kelly Hoey’s guide Build Your Dream Network to prep yourself for 2020.
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