As you throw away old rules that no longer serve you, don’t forget about your responsibilities. Saturn always reminds us of our commitments, but while he backs off this is a good opportunity to deal with matters on your own.
When Saturn goes into retrograde, its influences are more pronounce. It’s a good time to slow down and examine your projects and any undertakings, rather than start anything new. Anything in life with which you may be dissatisfied should be re-examined, for Saturn can teach you where you’ve been failing.
When Does Saturn Go Retrograde in 2022
Saturn, the famous ringed planet is set to turn retrograde from Saturday 4 June 2022 (Aquarius) to Sunday 23 October 2022 (Capricorn).
Saturn is often thought of as a serious planet. He is all about rules and regulations. This taskmaster will challenge you to do things by the book and follow the letter of the law.
Saturn retrograde 2022 will teach the lessons around structure, responsibility and creating a solid foundation. If you try to take the easy way out or look for shortcuts, he will likely have you going back to square one. This planet is also a strict believer in “what goes around comes around,” so be mindful of your actions. Karma is an important concept for Saturn.
During the retrograde period, you may not be so strongly influenced by this authoritarian teacher. It could be a case of classroom chaos while the teacher is away!
More likely though, you will have a chance to look at the rules and structures in your own life. This is an excellent time to reevaluate and reexamine your internal power structure. Do you have too many rules for yourself? Or maybe not enough?
What about outside standards? It is also a good time to relook at them too. Family and friends often have unwritten rules about how we are expected to behave.
The same goes for society. Perhaps many of these expectations no longer apply to you. As you grow and evolve, you also outgrow certain rules. This retrograde will highlight some of the outdated and outmoded ways of being. Let go of old limitations.
Using Saturn to Your Advantage
Between June 4 and October 23, Saturn is retrograde in Aquarius so it’s time to restructure your life -review your progress, reorganize your schedule, reevaluate your goals. If there are any flaws, Saturn will assist you in weeding them out. If you need a better system, Saturn will help you create one.
You can learn a lot about yourself during this period, and what you’re really capable of accomplishing or enduring. Saturn retrograde doesn’t just bring limits to crush you; it brings them to show you how to test them and push them. As frustrating as it can be when you’re dealing with it, you have the opportunity to walk away proudly, with self-respect, having passed the test.
The most positive thing to dealing with Saturn in retrograde is that it can force you to ‘clear your plate’, so to speak, so that you’re ready for a fresh start.
Saturn Retrograde 2022 Effects on Zodiac Signs
Aquarius is an ambitious and determined zodiac sign. On the other hand, Saturn is a slow planet, and slow planets dictate the course of things and create the horizon of waiting and the necessary premises for significant events.
Of course, those born in the Aquarius sign are those who directly face the Saturn in retrograde.
Cancer, Aries, and Libra will live in tension. They also encounter obstacles and challenges, they have a lot to deal with, but overstraining can be useful, if not through palpable results, at least through clarifications and lessons.
For Cancer, the relational area gets in the foreground, under all its forms, from love, marriage, associations, collaborations, and alliances, to competitions, rivalries, enemies, or legal disputes.
For Libra, the energies get polarized around parents and family, home, real estate, and assets for long-term use.
The greatest challenges of the year, for Aries, are related to career, social status, position, hierarchy, reputation, superiors, or authorities.
Taurus and Virgo can use to their advantage the planetary energies, if they are determined, and remain on their toes.
Saturn gives the zodiac signs strength, helping them to focus this energy to achieve what they’ve planned to do.
Pisces and Scorpio can also benefit from this energy, but to a lesser extent, in the sense that some advantageous circumstances may occur, however, they need to be very careful to notice them and to mobilize themselves so they can make the most of it.
Saturn in retrograde in Aquarius 2022 is a challenge in terms of information, communication, and movement for Scorpios, and it can be demanding for their nervous system.
For Pisces, the problems mostly appear in terms of group activities, integration into the community, popularity, supporters, or protectors.
The recommendation for Leo and Aquarius is to take care of their health. Additionally, Leo will face great professional pressure, with increased responsibilities and possible issues with colleagues or subordinates.
As for Aquarians, they better stay away from addictions and avoid shadowy enemies and hidden dangers.
For Gemini, difficulties regarding some recuperations, inheritances, credits, allotments, etc. might also arise. Moreover, they experience inner turmoil and may go through psychological changes.