From the scorpion to the archer, the year turns to Sagittarius from November 23 – December 21. Well represented by the image of a centaur wielding a bow and arrow, Sagittarius is a straight shooter with an eye always towards the future who values freedom and exploration above all else. Sagittarians are goal-setters. They love to set targets for both projects and personal growth, and they find immense satisfaction in meeting them. Their enthusiasm for progress can sometimes lead Sagittarius towards extreme multitasking and spreading themselves too thin. An optimistic and versatile sign, Sagittarius may find it hard to reign in their passions and end up overcommitting to too many projects. Learning that the best results come from seeing a task through to the end before moving on to the next is an important lesson for Sagittarius.
Sagittarians possess fiercely independent spirits, which can make them slow to settle down into long-term relationships. However, if Sagittarius finds a great personality match, they’ll be more than happy to start planning their future together. Sagittarians should be careful not to get too lost in future planning and viewing relationship success in terms of milestones. Staying grounded in the present is crucial for building a strong partnership. While Sagittarians can be difficult to pin down into a romantic relationship, they make for great, encouraging friends. Count on a Sagittarius to drag you out of the house when you’re feeling blue or to answer your call when you want to try out a new restaurant.
Like other fire signs, Sagittarius’s passionate and dynamic nature means they’re driven by the pursuit of self-expression. Whether it’s in art, work, or home life, Sagittarius won’t be satisfied by simply fitting into a mold created by someone else. They want to make their own stamp on the world and create a life that is wholly theirs. While this mindset may be intimidating for some, adventurous Sagittarius loves a challenge. Sagittarius craves meaning in their work and hobbies and finds stagnancy abhorrent. Sagittarians may be prone to job-hopping or frequent cross-country moves to keep things different and interesting. Embracing change can be a helpful quality, but Sagittarius should be careful not to seek change for its own sake.
Sagittarius will enjoy books that teach them something new, or travel writing that makes them feel like a world explorer. They love the challenge of experimental fiction and are eager to get lost in richly developed fantasy worlds. Habit trackers and guided journals are perfect for a goal-setting Sagittarius, and they’ll gladly read anything about self-made changemakers. Our picks for Sagittarius this month feature celebrities who share the sign–Taylor Swift and Tina Turner–books that honor fire as their zodiac element, books that encourage staying ground in the present, and books that celebrate the power of self-expression and determination.