The winter solstice is the shortest day and longest night of the year, after which the days begin to get longer again. Throughout history, it held great significance because communities were not sure they would live through the winter. However, we can be sure today that no lack of harvest will make us starve, and we can focus on celebrating the rebirth of light.
Because the sun is in a more outgoing, expansive area, Aries will see fresh out-of-the-box possibilities, and will want to get out of the usual routine and try new things.
Taurians will have just come out of a gear-shifting phase, and will be sounding things out as they move forward after the winter solstice. They may be extra conscious of someone else’s welfare.
Gemini will have benefitted from a close relationship just before the winter solstice, and in the latter half of December, it is crucial to not try to go through things alone, and instead get the best out of close associations.
Cancers will find themselves with more chores or tasks and the need to be useful right after the winter solstice. This may also include more attention to health, including establishing a better exercise routine.
Leos will feel the need to have a good time with friends, partners and children. This may also include more involvement in the arts.
Virgos will start to ponder things more deeply, as well as pay extra attention to family. Home improvements, or buying or selling of a house, might be involved.
With the sun in a sociable and busy area, Libras will be corresponding with more people and have more on their minds.
For Scorpios, the winter solstice is accompanied by a need for a material well-being. This may mean getting rid of things, acquiring more, or moving it.
With the sun in Sagittarius, those of the Sagittarius sign are experiencing a powerful time. Self-improvement and time for one’s own ambitions are in order.
Capricorns may be dealing with a lot around the winter solstice, and may also have to pay attention to others’ needs, even when they hardly want to.
For Aquarius, friendships, contacts and networking are a big part of the time surrounding the winter solstice. This is also a time when Aquarius will start to work on projects that have been on the backburner for awhile.
Pisces will be more aware of their image and the impression they are making during this time. They will also be taking their goals and direction more seriously.
The winter solstice and the coming of longer days and shorter nights will give us all plenty to do. The sun will be in a social phase, and that makes most of the sun signs more social in the endeavors as well.