HOLD ONTO YOUR HATS! Mars blasts into his home sign of Aries on New Year's Eve, immediately shifting us into high gear for 2019. But our enthusiasm is checked by reality when the Sun runs into karmic Saturn on January 1. Great expectations are irrepressible as optimistic Jupiter emerges as the key player this month. The planet of bigger, better, and more bumps up against Uranus the Awakener on January 10 and Neptune the Dreamer on January 14. However, illusions precipitate down to Earth when Saturn sextiles Neptune on January 31. Meanwhile the Capricorn Solar Eclipse on January 5 and the Leo Lunar Eclipse on January 21 all but guarantee a bumpy month filled with twists, turns, and soon-to-be-revealed surprises.