The summer month of August starts up with a passionate new moon in the dramatic sign of Leo on the 8th. Leo is the sign of courage and creativity, this is your time to reach out and be inspired by the abundance of inspirational ideas that come your way. Communication planet Mercury is also in fiery Leo until the 12th, enjoy being generous, affectionate and playful as you bathe in this positive energy. Mars, planet of action is in Practical Virgo all month, careful planning will allow brilliant opportunities for new projects to get underway. August’s full moon is in Aquarius on the 22nd, this is the second full moon in the innovative sign of Aquarius this year and it brings an important reminder to be true to yourself, listen to your inner voice and act accordingly.
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL 20
Dynamic Mars, your ruler, remains in industrious Virgo all month, although August is traditionally a holiday month, prepare to focus your attention on practical projects as a completely new way of working comes to your attention. The Leo new moon on the 8th suggests a romantic encounter.
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
August is an important month as the radiant Sun and communicative Mercury occupy the fiery and extrovert sign of Leo, suggesting that creativity is strong and a generous and carefree mood is yours. Be open to love and romance around the 16th as Venus, your ruler, changes signs.
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
As the Sun and Mercury pass through the communication sector of your chart this month, you’ll be looking at restructuring the way you think and how to expand your horizons. Important opportunities are coming your way and some significant decisions may need to be taken. Around the 8th your creativity is at an all-time high.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
During August the Sun and Mercury suggest that money making schemes are coming to the forefront, this powerful energy should leave you feeling successful and prosperous all month. The Leo new moon on the 8th raises your confidence and offers the opportunity to profit from your natural diplomatic skills.
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
August is your special time particularly around your Leo new moon on the 8th which suggests an exciting and festive period ahead. The pace changes when Mercury moves into industrious Virgo on the 12th and an important project comes to light. Be sure to use your intuition to make any necessary changes.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
August looks like a rather changeable month as Mars and Venus both occupy your sign. This all suggests that it’s time to take a break and tune into your inner needs. A new phase of action begins after the 16th as Venus arrives in Libra, maximising your potential for an ambitious new joint venture.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
Thus month continues with the emphasis on friends and social life, just perfect for the holiday season. Mercury enhances the Sun’s vitality and gives you good insight where communication is concerned. The energy shifts as Venus arrives in your sign on the 16th, use your intuition to get to the heart of the matter.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
Mercury increases the Sun’s powerful and creative influence during August; it’s time to ask yourself two important questions – where do you shine, and what makes you really happy and fulfilled? Venus arriving in Libra on the 16th highlights your need to find a better balance and take more time out for yourself.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
August is an important month as positive planetary activity is at its height. Be sure to get out and about and make the most of a surge of self-confidence to lift your profile. The Sun, Mercury and the new moon are all in courageous Leo, emphasising adventure, broader understanding and even a new and exciting career opportunity.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
August brings some important financial issues to your attention; although the Sun and Mercury are in optimistic Leo, facing facts professionally or personally will eventually make life so much easier for you. Venus changes sign on the 16th, indicating that it’s a good time to open up to new career opportunities.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
Relationships come to the forefront during August as a long term partnership demands your attention. Mercury and the Sun in fiery Leo indicate that passion and joy are more important than ever. The new moon in your opposite sign on the 8th suggests that changes are afoot and it may be best to keep your options open.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Embrace the Leo new moon on the 8th of August as trends favour risk taking and forging ahead. Mars and Venus shine brightly in practical Virgo, suggesting that you can find balance and make those creative changes that have been on your mind. The Aquarian full moon on the 22nd offers deeper insight into a relationship issue.
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