Astrology expert Susie Cox tells us what to expect as we approach the water sign of Scorpio (October 23rd – November 22nd).

This birthday month brings you a solar eclipse in Scorpio on October 23rd. Venus also enters Scorpio on the same day. Do something very special for this birthday, dear Scorpio. You deserve it!

Mars leaves your sign of Sagittarius on October 26th, alleviating some stress for you. And you’re in luck, because Venus enters Sagittarius on November 17th. Venus is always good for a pampering phase. Give yourself a treat.

Mars will be moving through Capricorn from October 26th until December 4th, giving you a sense of action or urgency. The peak performance time is from November 6th until November 17th.

This Halloween, October 31, will be an exciting one for you. Choose a costume now and plan to go to the wildest party you can find. You’ll be in the mood.

There will be lots of planets in the water signs of Pisces and Scorpio on November 2nd, so plan for a creative day. The next day will be perfect for completing your project.

Your power dates are November 4th and 5th, when you will feel super-energized with lots of dynamic Aries energy. Tackle an issue that has been bothering you for a while.

When is the last time you took your mother, grandmother or great aunt out for a treat? The perfect day is November 7th. Maybe afternoon tea and a pastry is in the stars.

Your writing and communication skills will want to emerge this entire month. But remember to balance all that time at your desk or computer with some physical activity. Go to the gym or at least take regular walks. Yes, it will make you even more brilliant.

You always have a kind heart, but it will seem much bigger from November 10th through to the 12th. Make sure you are with your loved ones on those days. Your kind words will come out in a perfect way during mid-November.

The moon will join Jupiter in the morning sky on November 14th. Not only is that a beautiful sight, but it also brings a feeling of wanting to dance and celebrate. It would be a perfect day for a live concert or a play.

You will find yourself doing research or investigating a mystery in your life this month. Surprisingly, hidden information will emerge in the most serendipitous way. Ahhh, then you will understand what once was a secret.

Mercury has been retrograding in your sign of Libra and will turn direct on October 25th. Then Mercury leaves Libra on November 9th. Here’s hoping you cleared out unnecessary love situations in your life. Do you feel free?