The Words You Need to Hear in 2019 — Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Mantras have been uttered throughout history—in various religions and all over the world—to offer voice to inner workings and wants. A mantra is a series of words or sounds that can aid you in meditation, and in shifting habitual thought patterns. Mantras are also useful in spell casting, as speaking words aloud—sometimes over and over—is thought to help in manifesting whatever you are seeking into existence. At the very least, a well-chosen mantra can provide a sense of self-confidence and empowerment.
Here, the mantra that will benefit you the most, based on your sun sign.
I control my inner flame.
You’re the type of person who loves to take on life with the full force of your seemingly never-ending energy. But, while you may have great momentum during the first few months of the year, things will likely slow down when the planets make their transits into the earth and water signs. Don’t get discouraged. Instead, nurture that inner flame, and channel it into the things you can control.
I am strong enough to withstand any storm.
As an earth sign, you try to stay as grounded and are not the biggest fan of change. Sorry, Taurus—prepare to kiss your current life goodbye in 2019 as Uranus enters your sign, where it will remain for the next seven years. By the end of that period, every aspect of the life you know now will be shaken up. Embrace it! Change is not to be feared — it serves to guide us to our higher selves. Like a mighty oak tree, your deep roots allow you to endure any storm.
Why not me?
The needs of loved ones will become a major priority in 2019, but if you lose yourself in taking care of others, you risk not being heard when you express your own needs. Jupiter’s transit into your opposite sign of Sagittarius—where it will stay for the majority of the year—will allow plenty of time for self-reflection. Why not you? The answer: No reason at all! It’s time to take your power back and dazzle the world with your sparkle.
I deserve to receive the love I give to others.
As the caretaker of the zodiac, you often devote your energy and boundless love towards others. While we love you for this, 2019 is a year for self-care. Let’s face it, you’re burnt out. Luckily, North Node will be in your sign, guiding you down a path of healing. It’s time to take the love that you give to others and allow it to fill your soul. It won’t be easy, but it’s worth it.
The fire that burns within me lights my path.
2019 is a year of transformation for you, Leo. Time to shed your old identity and prepare for your next role, even if it keeps you out of the spotlight for the time being. You’ve never been fearful of change but navigating the darkness of transformation—most likely alone—can be scary. Fear not, as your inner light will continue to shine and guide you towards the next phase of your life’s journey.
I receive all that I ask for.
Thanks to Jupiter in Sagittarius and Venus’s two conjunctions with the planet for most of the year, this is a time of reconnecting with family and finding a sense of home wherever you travel. While you’ll love the strong familial bonds and the feeling of home you’ve created, you may feel silenced—or that your needs are not being met. It’s okay to ask for what you need; people want to help you just like you help them.
I attract positive people.
Admit it, Libra, you are a chronic people pleaser—even in regard to those who may not deserve your attention. Luckily, 2019 is the year to cut off anyone who brings you down. With two full moons in your sign during the first half of the year, take a look at your friend group and opt to remove anyone who has proven to be toxic. You’ll be surprised how much lighter you feel once you’ve spoken your truth.
My vulnerability is my strength.
You pride yourself on being the most mysterious person in the room—being called “hard to read” is a compliment. However, the mysticism you’ve cultivated will not cut it in 2019, as Pluto keeps pushing you to express your truth. This does not come easily to you, but with North Node in Cancer and the three solar eclipses on the Capricorn/Cancer axis, you’ll find that people will love you more for being open with them. Break down your walls and let in love.
I have magic moving within me.
This is a big year for you! With Jupiter settling into your sign for most of the year, you feel larger than life. There’s nothing you can’t achieve, and a duet of conjunctions with Venus this year will keep the optimism flowing. Be careful not to overdo it, thus conjuring some calamity in your personal life. Honor yourself and your inner magic by taking care of your health and well-being.
I honor myself and trust my intuition.
Sometimes it feels like you are carrying the world on your shoulders, like Atlas of mythology. It’s very hard for you to give up responsibility—or even take a vacation. But if you value your mental health, you need to take some of that weight off your shoulders. While the planets push you into a workaholic realm, use your intuition to make the best decisions. You want to help everyone, but it’s important to stay loyal to yourself.
Rebellion takes dedication.
You hate to play by the rules. So, with Saturn and Pluto enter Capricorn and stay there for most of the year, you may feel restricted and suffocated—which could cause tension between you and any loved ones that don’t share your views. Don’t back down! Use 2019 to carve your own path and find like-minded souls. No one ever started a revolution single-handed. Have faith in your cause.
I ground myself in authenticity.
You’ve always prided yourself on being your authenticity. But with Neptune in your sign, the perception of who you are will become unclear to everyone — including yourself. This disconnect between who you are and who people believe you are could lead to quite the crisis in identity. The only way to avoid distress is self-reflection. Remember who you are at the core of your being, and stay true to that person.
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