The month starts off with a new moon in Capricorn, which means we’ll want to hit the ground running. But, we won’t get very far before we get hit by two major planetary events, that will encourage you to slow down: a full moon in Cancer and Mercury retrograde. Find out below how to make the best use of the first half of the month based on your sun sign.

(December 22 – January 19)

The beginning of a new year can be synonymous with a pile of bills to pay, which is enough to put you in a financial funk. Hang in there, because it’s only temporary! You’ll be back to your normal cruising speed in no time. In the meantime, we urge you to speak your mind when you’re feeling down – let the songs of Céline Dion inspire you in your free-flowing speech.

Your Capricorn-season read of the month, brought to you by Simon & Schuster Canada: We know you’re ambitious, organized and goal-oriented, Capricorn, so you’ll love the practical advice that money expert Kelley Keehn offers up in her latest book, Rich Girl, Broke Girl. Start the new year on the right foot with this deep dive into the most common financial problems women face; it will give you insight into smart ways to save, spend and invest in order to set yourself up for a strong financial future.

(January 20 – February 18)

Have you been working on your fitness? Trust us: It shows! Whether you’ve been eating healthier or hitting the gym regularly, you’re feeling top notch and ready to conquer the world with your ambition. Career-wise, you’ll probably hit a few obstacles but if you listen to your intuition, you’ll be able to focus your energy where it matters most.

(February 19 – March 20)

Starting fresh seems like a foreign concept that only exists in movies. This month, you have the opportunity to start with a clean slate in love and/or in your professional life. Whether you choose a new career path or (finally!) find the Anwar Hadid to your Dua Lipa— a new chapter in your life awaits.

(March 21 – April 19)

Waiting isn’t your strong suit and you’re not afraid to own it. While being patient is a virtue, in your case, the absence of it allows you to be more productive than a hockey player during the playoffs. It looks like you’ll be starting off the year minding your own business and making a name for yourself in whichever field you choose.

(April 20 – May 20)

Love is like a garden, right? It needs to be watered and maintained to allow for optimal growth. If you allocate the same amount of devoted attention to your loved one, you’ll soon find out just how much flowers and lovers have in common. Relationships require work but it looks like you’ll reap the benefits (exponentially!) with only a few minor tweaks here and there.

(May 21 – June 20)

Are you still (over)analyzing the feedback you received from your professor or boss before the holidays? If that’s the case, this is your sign to let it go and focus on all the other positive things happening in your life. Whether it’s your love life or your bank account, things are looking good for you. Practice positivity and kiss your worries goodbye.

(June 21 – July 22)

Living your best life starts with a closet full of Bottega Veneta—we’re kidding! It starts with finding your purpose which should be aligned with what has naturally been given to you at birth. Make sure you’re harnessing your special power to unlock the ultimate level in your life story. If you haven’t found it yet, it’s time to go back to the drawing board.

(July 23 – August 22)

Being there for your friends comes in many shapes and forms. Whether it’s dropping off a home cooked meal to mend a broken heart or running an errand for a friend in need, you’re the master when it comes to reliability and loyalty. In January, you’ll be on everyone’s speed dial list. We’re not keeping tabs, but we think you’ll be owed a few good deeds by the time we reach the end of the month!

(August 23 – September 22)

If there’s one sign who understands the essence of the month of January, it’s definitely you, organized Virgo! There’s no stopping you now – plane, meetings, another plane. You love a fresh new month like a kid loves a brand new Nutella jar. Before the end of the month, you’ll be running circles around your colleagues.

(September 23 – October 22)

Not everybody is as well-intentioned as you, peace-loving Libra! Switch on your BS detector and start asking more serious questions when dating new people. If you need help in that department, find a friend who has your best intentions at heart, and listen to their advice. Being in a relationship is cool, but being aligned with your choices is even cooler!

(October 23 – November 21)

Learning your financial advisor’s lingo can actually be beneficial to both you and your future dates. Organizing your finances to prioritize the things that matter most in life could help you attract more meaningful relationships and experiences. Saving is a lot easier to manage when you know you’ve set a goal for yourself.

(November 22 – December 21)

Have you ever thought about going back to school? Writing a cookbook? Or even starting a podcast? Now’s the perfect time for you to explore new ideas on how you can improve your day-to-day life. Sky’s the limit for you, adventurous Sagittarius! Dream big and start working on your plan to realize your lifelong dream.