Love, career and health: Your Runic Horoscopes for 2024

By Randi Bjærum

Photo: Michelle Watt

Runic astrologer Randi Bjærum uses the ancient Viking practice to forecast your love, money, career, style and health - here she predicts what 2023 has in store for you

Divination in runes is an ancient art that can be trace back to the Norse God Odin. Old scriptures show that the Vikings then continued this tradition - they even used used rune symbols in jewellery, clothing and weapons to boost their energy.


When we're born we all get our own rune stone (find yours here). This birth rune tells about the abilities, talents and resources that you bring into your life.

But as the universe is constantly changing, daily, weekly or monthly runic astrology can tell you how events, actions and things affect your life. They can also reveal what energies, events and changes are occurring, and how you can best act on them. A runic horoscope is a guide to your spiritual journey and a guide on how to live life to the fullest. Here's what is written in the runes for you this year.

Fehu (29th June – 14th July)

The greatest growth and progress will come to you by seizing the opportunity when it presents itself, both professionally and personally. Avoid letting the chance slip away. On the love front, you can expect an upswing. It's time for you to blossom, reveal your true self, and cultivate deeper connections. Communication is the key to deeper understanding that can strengthen your close relationships.

Career-wise, this is a strong year for professional development. Your efforts and creativity will be recognized, and opportunities for advancement will unfold. This year, you will encounter several concrete opportunities to strengthen your finances, but be sure to fact-check before making decisions.

This year's motto: Seize the opportunities that come my way.

Uruz (14th July – 29th July)

The greatest growth and progress for you this year come from being persistent. In close relationships and in love, it's time to build stronger, more meaningful connections. Patience and understanding for others can lead to the development you desire. In your career, you'll fare best by facing challenges with determination and courage.

Perseverance and hard work will be rewarded, and you can expect positive recognition and potential career advancements. This is a year to lay the foundation for future success. Financially, this year will require wise decisions and caution. Keep an eye on the details of your financial plans and avoid unnecessary risks.

This year's motto: Perseverance pays off.

Thurisaz (29th July – 13th August)

The greatest growth and success in love come from facing challenges with openness and courage. Pay attention to your emotional needs and boundaries, but at the same time, be open to letting someone in. In your career, be prepared for unexpected obstacles, but remember that these can create new opportunities for growth and development.

Be patient and persistent. This year, your financial life will require strategic thinking and careful planning. Be cautious with investments and seek advice from reliable sources to ensure financial stability.

This year's motto: Growth through resistance.

Ansuz (13th August – 29th August)

This year, your communication skills will be crucial for growth and success. In close relationships, it's a year for honest conversations and deeper understanding. Be open and sincere with your feelings. On the career front, clear and persuasive communication skills can lead to new opportunities and collaborations.

Be proactive in projects and meetings. Financially, use your knowledge and persuasive abilities to make wise investments. Create a plan.

This year's motto: Through words, I find my way.

Raidho (29th August – 13th September)

This year, you may embark on a journey of personal growth and development. It will be a year where you explore new facets of yourself and your relationships. In love, you'll find that being open to new experiences strengthens your close connections, both professionally and personally.

In your career, your willingness to learn and adapt will lead to progress and opportunities for professional development. Financially, focus on long-term planning and smart investments. Be patient in achieving your financial goals.

This year's motto: My personal development shapes my destiny.

Kenaz (13th September – 28th September)

In 2024, you achieve the greatest growth and success through your own efforts. This brings you clarity and insight in various aspects of your life. This year is about personal growth and the discovery of your inner light—it's entirely up to you. Your love life can flourish through increased self-understanding and the sharing of genuine thoughts and feelings.

In your career, creativity and innovation will lead to recognition and new opportunities, especially in the spring months. Financially, this is a year for decisions and concrete actions that strengthen your financial security. Explore new investment paths.

This year's motto: In the light of knowledge, I find strength.

Gebo (28th September – 13th October)

Much of your life in 2024 will revolve around finding balance and reciprocity in relationships, both professionally and personally. Personal growth will come through the exchange of ideas and experiences with others. In love, increased focus on equal and supportive relationships can lead to deeper connections, greater intimacy, and mutual understanding.

In your career, collaboration and partnerships will prove fruitful, and you will find the greatest success in team projects. Financially, this is a year to achieve balance; smart exchanges and mutually beneficial investments will strengthen your bank account.

This year's motto: In balance, I find harmony.

Wunjo (13th October – 28th October)

In 2024, you may experience many positive changes and a lot of joy. Personal growth will occur through moments of happiness and self-discovery. Unleash your creativity. In close relationships, it will be a time for harmony and sharing joy. Your relationships, both professional and private, will flourish when you find the balance between giving and receiving.

Career-wise, you will find satisfaction in your work, and your achievements will be met with recognition and reward, especially in the autumn months. Financially, this will be a year where you reap the rewards of previous years' efforts. Also, in terms of knowledge, be yourself.

This year's motto: In the light of joy, I find success.

Hagalaz (28th October – 13th November)

In 2024, you will face a year of transformation and deep learning. Personal growth will come through meeting and overcoming challenges, and you can learn to find strength in the unpredictability that may characterize your life. Your love life may require patience and understanding, as your relationships undergo significant changes.

Career-wise, prepare for unexpected events that may require quick adaptation. Financially, this is a year to be cautious and think long-term. Be patient and avoid hasty investments.

This year's motto: In the storm of change, I find my true course.

Nauthiz (13th November – 28th November)

The greatest growth and progress for you this year come from spending time on self-discovery and assessing what is necessary. Personal growth will come from facing your challenges and inner needs. In love, it will be important to address unmet needs with the person involved and seek deeper understanding in close relationships.

Career-wise, you may find it necessary to adapt to new situations, which can open doors to unexpected opportunities. Financially, this is a year to prioritize and be disciplined; frugality will be the key to stability.

This year's motto: By getting to know myself, I find my strength.

Isa (28th November – 13th December)

This year, the greatest growth and success may come from within. It's a year where personal growth will arise from silence and reflection. Withdraw with a clear conscience to organize your thoughts and find inner peace. In matters of love, it may be crucial to take a pause and truly understand your own feelings and needs before delving deeper into a close relationship.

Career-wise, it might be a time to stabilise your current position rather than seeking new opportunities. Financially, this is a year for careful planning and avoiding risks.

This year's motto: In silence, I find clarity.

Jera (13th December – 28th December)

This year, you will reap the rewards of past efforts. It is what you will now build upon. Personal growth and success will come from recognizing and respecting the natural cycles of life. In love, stability and commitment will be where you achieve the greatest progress. Many of you will harvest the fruits of earlier efforts. Some of you will lay the foundation for something new, especially in the first half of the year.

Career-wise, previous projects and efforts will yield results, and you will see clear progress in your professional development. Seize the opportunities that arise. Financially, you can expect a period of stable growth.

This year's motto: In the rhythm of nature, I find reward.

Eihwaz (28th December – 13th January)

In 2024, you achieve the greatest growth and progress by focusing on your own endurance and inner strength. Personal growth will come from facing and overcoming challenges, helping you develop a stronger sense of self-confidence. In love, you will find strength in patience and understanding. Close relationships can flourish through respect for difficulties and differences.

On the career front, your determination and ability to persevere in adversity will lead to significant progress. Financially, it is a year for careful management and long-term investments, as stability and security take precedence.

This year's motto: Through endurance, I find my true power.

Perthro (13th January – 28th January)

This year, the greatest growth and progress for you come from being open to the changes you face and trusting your own intuition. In 2024, you can navigate through unforeseen opportunities and the twists of fate more easily. Personal growth will come from embracing the unexpected and learning from life's contingencies. In love, spontaneity and surprises can bring new energy and refreshing changes, especially in the second half of the year.

On the career front, be open to unexpected opportunities. Your ability to adapt and take risks will be the key to new paths of success. Financially, this is a year to explore alternative investments and trust your own intuition.

This year's motto: Follow your instincts.

Algiz (28th January – 13th February)

This year, you will achieve growth and progress through protection and caution. Personal growth will come from learning to set boundaries and taking care of yourself. This doesn't mean isolating yourself and avoiding social contact, but rather engaging with others in a new way. In love and close relationships, it will be important to build strong, supportive connections and protect your heart without isolating yourself.

On the career front, strategic thinking and caution will lead to stability and progress. Financially, this is a year for safe investments. Emphasize security and long-term planning.

This year's motto: In the shield of caution, I find strength.

Sowilo (13th February – 27th February)

In 2024, you may experience a year of enlightenment. Everything you need to know will come to you. Your personal growth will be driven by strong inner clarity and renewed energy. Living in harmony with who you are will provide increased energy in all areas. In love, honesty and enthusiasm can strengthen your relationships and create space for genuine connections. Clear away inauthentic relationships, both professionally and personally.

On the career front, clarity in your vision and your positive aura will open up new opportunities. Financially, this is a year to invest in projects and opportunities that reflect your ambitions.

This year's motto: Follow my inner vision, and the path will unfold.

Teiwaz (27th February – 14th March)

Rune energy, Teiwaz, can bring you a year characterised by focused growth and victory through meeting challenges with confidence. Your personal growth will depend on your ability to stay focused and overcome obstacles. Be determined. Your social life will see a significant boost. In love, your passion and a willingness for greater commitment can lead to deeper and more meaningful connections.

On the career front, your determination and leadership qualities can result in increased achievements and recognition. Financially, this is a year for strategic planning and taking calculated risks. If uncertain, seek advice from a mentor.

This year's motto: My willpower leads me to victory.

Berkan (14th March – 30th March)

This year, you will experience a time of renewal and growth in various aspects of your life. Personal growth will come through self-care and caring for those around you. Your loving attention can lead both you and others to flourish and realize their full potential. In love, nurturing and empathy can result in lasting and deep connections.

On the job front, collaborating with others and being a positive team player can bring harmony and productivity, opening the door to new opportunities. Financially, this is a year to sow seeds for the future, with investments that reflect your values and vision for the future.

This year's motto: Care for all.

Ehwaz (30th March – 14th April)

In 2024, you may experience a year marked by progress and harmonious partnerships and relationships. Personal growth will come from embracing change and learning to work in tandem with others. In love, your ability to adapt and collaborate with a potential partner can lead to a stronger and more harmonious relationship.

Career-wise, teamwork and collective effort will be the key to success and the achievement of common goals. Financially, this is a year to seek partnerships and collaborations that can result in mutually beneficial growth.

This year's motto: Together, we find the way forward.

Mannaz (14th April – 29th April)

In 2024, you may experience a year of increased self-awareness and more connection with others. Personal growth will come from understanding your role in the larger community and developing deeper self-awareness. In close relationships, both professionally and personally, communication and empathy can be key to strengthening your bonds and being seen.

At work, your ability to work well in teams and your understanding of other cultures will enrich your professional experience. Financially, a focus on social responsibility and ethical investing can provide both potential gains and personal satisfaction.

This year's motto: Together with others, I find myself.

Laguz (29th April – 14th May)

I 2024, you may experience increased intuition and emotional growth. Personal growth will come from meditating, listening to your inner voice, and following your intuition. Water, whether to drink, bathe in, or spend time by, will inspire you and connect you with your inner self. In love, emotional connection and deep empathy will nourish and renew your existing relationships or those you form anew.

Career-wise, your intuitive understanding of situations and people will give you a unique advantage in navigating through challenges and opportunities. Financially, this is a year to trust your intuition when it comes to financial decisions and investments.

This year's motto: In the wisdom of water, I find my way.

Ingwaz (14th May – 29th May)

In 2024, you may experience a year of realization and many highlights. Personal growth will come from completing ongoing projects and achieving significant life goals. Remember to set realistic objectives. In love, commitment and shared goals will strengthen your relationships, bringing a sense of accomplishment.

Career-wise, the completion of long-term projects or the achievement of ambitious goals will mark a highlight in your professional journey. Financially, this is a year to reap the rewards of past efforts and investments.

This year's motto: Rewards come with completion.

Othala (29th May – 14th June)

In 2024, you may experience a deeper anchoring and connection to your roots. Personal growth will come from exploring your heritage and understanding your place in the world. In love, you will find stability and comfort by sharing and honoring your traditions.

Career-wise, you will find success by building on established foundations and working toward long-term goals. Financially, this is a year to invest in what provides lasting value, whether it's property, family business, or securing your legacy.

This year's motto: In my roots, I find my future.

Dagaz (14th June – 29th June)

This will be a year of significant transformation for you. You may experience a year filled with new beginnings and an awakening in various areas. Personal growth occurs by embracing changes and seeing the world with fresh eyes. In love, new perspectives and refreshing beginnings can bring new energy to your relationships.

Career-wise, this will be a year for innovation. Significant progress can be achieved by taking chances. Follow your dreams, but be discerning. Financially, it will be important to be open to new investment opportunities and adapt quickly to changes in the market.

This year's motto: With each new day comes new hope.