Things of a far away nature are still top of the Taurean list, and even though travel chief, Mercury, is in retrograde there are benefits to be found in distant places and with people in foreign parts. So, if you are currently somewhat disenchanted with your lot maybe it is time you widened your net? If a romance has recently ended or work is far from plentiful, avoid employing the same old strategies and instead explore new ones. It may seem as if the wind is against you but in slowing you down it is helping you see things you would otherwise miss. If there is a theme to mid-January it is going out of your comfort zone.