Love, career and health: Your Runic horoscope for the second-half of 2023

By Randi Bjærum

Runic astrologer Randi Bjærum uses the ancient Viking practice to forecast your love, money, career, style and health. Here, discover what's in store for you in the second half of 2023

Divination in runes is an ancient art that can be traced 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 indicates 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 for the rest of 2023.

Fehu (29th June – 14th July)

Now you have to comply with new rules in an organisation or a network you have. Maybe you should reconsider the role of others or your own. Take the chance when the opportunity presents itself. It can lead to an increased salary or a strengthening of your position. Maybe a promotion. Build networks. Important choices characterise your harvest. You want to be satisfied with the development.

Uruz (14th July – 29th July)

In the second half of 2023, your belonging to groups, contacts and networks will both challenge you and lift you further. Existing contacts, networks and groups open new doors for you. Actively seek out the organisations and networks you want to be a part of. One with more expertise or a mentor can help you on your way. You will negotiate an increased salary in October and November. Have faith in yourself and your abilities.

Thurisaz (29th July – 13th August)

You are at the start of a new cycle where you can experience an expansion and a lucky encounter in connection with work, family and public image. Especially in October, developments can happen quickly. Create opportunities. Take the chance and jump on the train when they come. Think back to what happened in 2011. The same process is happening now, but at a higher level. Follow your instinct.

Ansuz (13th August – 29th August)

Now you are at the start of a new twelve-year cycle where it will be mostly about your public image, career or job. Think back to what happened in 2011. The same thing is happening now, but in a different way at a higher level. If you are happy in your existing job, doors will open. If not, maybe it's time to seek alternatives. Go after what you want.

Raidho (29th August – 13th September)

This autumn you can expand by strengthening your values ​​and faith. Contact with foreign countries can become a
source of growth and expansion. There will be a lucky meeting that could take place abroad. Alternatively, this could take place when undertaking further education or strengthening of your own knowledge. Follow your gut feeling. During your journey, you may meet your soulmate. Avoid promising more than what you can offer in the second half of August and in the first half of September.

Kenaz (13th September – 28th September)

You will get the most growth and progress in the fall season by strengthening your life values. Build knowledge and
contacts abroad. Your life philosophy is important. What you establish now, can have lasting longevity. Shared values ​​create opportunities for growth and security in close relationships. Every relationship starts with friendship this year. Make choices in accordance with your life values.

Gebo (28th September – 13th October)

This fall, expansion will occur when collaborating with others. Beneficial agreements with others will have lasting positive outcomes. However, avoid committing yourself from August 15 - September 15. Not everything is as it appears at first glance or you may change your mind. The the same applies in love. In autumn, you will go the furthest with cooperation. Choices you make in connection with the solar eclipse in October may be long lasting or become permanent.

Wunjo (13th October – 28th October)

You expand best by finding good partners who can complement you and your own knowledge. You have more to gain in collaboration with others than running solo. Seize the growth opportunities that arise. Agreements you enter into in autumn can be favourable for you in the long run. When reading written agreements, read the fine print. Possibly get a professional to look at it. Do you agree with everything proposed? Be confident in your cause.

Hagalaz (28th October – 13th November)

You can expect rapid developments and much joy in close relationships this fall. If you are in a committed relationship, moving in together or getting married, you want to feel that you are leaving the past behind you once and for all. Find the balance between giving and receiving. Have you given away the power and forgotten yourself in close relationships, it's time to take it back. Or vice versa. Stand up for yourself and what's right.

Nauthiz (13th November – 28th November)

Thoughts and ideas you have about close relationships, especially romantic ones, will take up a lot of your time this fall. Events that happen can affect the development of your life for a long period. It can be experienced as a karmic journey, especially during the lunar eclipse at the end of October. The good you have done you want to get back. And some things you must forgive yourself for and put behind you once for all. The time is here for a new beginning. Enjoy!

Isa (28th November – 13th December)

You get the greatest growth and expansion by strengthening your everyday routines. All measures you take
to lift your own situation and health will do you good. In general, you want a momentum in harvest that gives others confidence in you. You want to be able to make a positive mark in your daily life at work and at home. The initiative you take to create more room for yourself will give you harmony and joy that lifts you up and strengthens your self-confidence. Good luck will occur.

Jera (13th December – 28th December)

The measures you take to strengthen your everyday routines will lead you upwards and forward. Whether you want to improve your health habits or to become more structured in other daily areas and activities, how you take care of yourself and your everyday life will boost your self-confidence. The need to expand is increasing and comes as a pressure from within. Follow your instinct. The economy is more characterised by the status quo. Think long term.

Eihwaz (28th December – 13th January)

In autumn you expand through flirting, creativity, self-expression, sports activities and children's creativity. Be open to new acquaintances. A meeting can feel like destiny. It may turn into something more concrete than a flirt when you get to October. Be aware of what you wish for as dreams can come true this autumn. Seize what life has to offer.

Perthro (13th January – 28th January)

Romance and flirting will pick up this autumn. Seize the opportunity if you are in the situation that you can live out these feelings. A meeting can feel like meeting a soulmate. Follow your gut feeling. You know for yourself if it is right for you. A new hobby or another way to express your creativity on wanting to strengthen your self-love and self-esteem. Playing with children can also strengthen how you see yourself. Be creative.

Algiz (28th January – 13th February)

In general, your energy will be increasing, and you will feel the need to live it out the more creative side of yourself. Let go of what has been and look forward with positive eyes. You have good things ahead. For some of you, the transformation process has been going on for many years and has finally come to an end, but for those born in this sign, there may still be some backlog. If so, you will be confronted with in autumn. Take cover. It can get somewhat turbulent before you finish once and for all. Be patient.

Sowilo (13th February – 27th February)

In autumn, you will have a greater need to turn your attention towards the everyday. Your family and your roots
will become more important. Address disagreements and unrest once and for all and resolve them. Strengthen your foundations, whether it's your knowledge, job, house or family life. The need for upgrading the home or a possible move can become a theme, especially in the transition between August and September. Bring others along for advice.

Teiwaz (27th February – 14th March)

Take hold of your dreams. Someone who is older than you or wiser can come into your life as a mentor. Be open. An expansion in values ​​and new friends will strengthen you and give you many precious moments of joy. The economy will strengthen beyond harvest if you show moderation. The autumn months put an end to a process that has been going on for several years. Have you freed yourself from old patterns and are you taking on the challenges the universe has sent you? If so, you are well on your way to live out your true potential.

Berkano (14th March – 30th March)

You will get the biggest growth and expansion this fall by acquiring more knowledge about IT and social media, especially AI. Maybe you have to take a course to strengthen your skills to give yourself a competition advantage against others. In general, activity in the immediate area, amongst neighbors and friends increases. Your circle of friends expands, and you can look forward to many social and pleasant experiences. Use your creativity.

Ehwaz (30th March – 14th April)

You get the greatest growth and success in the economy through your own efforts and management of your resources. Frustration can occur if you don't find interests that match yours. Look at yourself with new eyes and try something new. Take hold of your dreams, but use common sense. Your values, both ethical and financial, can undergo a positive change transformable beyond the autumn as you become more sure of what you want.

Mannaz (14th April – 29th April)

This autumn, your values ​​and opinions will come more into focus. You want to be more concerned with spotlighting
both for yourself and for others what you stand for. The time has come to get rid of old patterns and give yourself a fresh start. Think back to what happened in 2011. The same development is happening now, but at a higher level. Back then, a shift in your job and a salary increase occurred, this time you want to experience something greater.

Laguz (29th April – 14th May)

Now it's time to be honest with yourself. The thing that creates growth and expansion in harvest is how you stand up and tell others what you want and what you want to achieve. Take the initiative and be willing to further develop. Think back to what happened in 2011 and you will get a clue as to how this applies now. This development takes place at a higher level. The lunar eclipse in October may change the course of your life. Love can come to you if you are open to it. Have faith in yourself.

Ingwaz (14th May – 29th May)

In autumn, you have the most to gain from improving your personal image, appearance and personality. The
initiatives and changes you make now will lift you up and forward. Come out with yourself. Think back on what happened in 2011 and 2012 and you get an idea of ​​what you have in store. This time it happens at a higher level. Enjoy the days and your own development journey. It's your time.

Othala (29th May – 14th June)

This autumn you want to be rewarded for your previous efforts. It can be experienced as a series of lucky hits. The universe sends you gifts and in many cases you can't know where or who they are coming from. Expect the unexpected. Use the harvest to realise a dream, but use reason and facts to execute it. Be realistic. Maybe you should go for another round.

Dagaz (14th June – 29th June)

This autumn you can expect progress and success. Many lucky encounters await you. The biggest expansion is achieved by following your dreams. Address what the subconscious is trying to tell you. Meditation is a great tool to gain clarity. Take your innermost thoughts with seriousness. Maybe you need to reconsider your goals and dreams. Because you yourself have changed.