July starts with a powerful and challenging aspect between action-packed Mars in Aries and transformational Pluto in Capricorn; we can expect a difficult week globally, with extremes of behaviour, confrontations and some hidden secrets coming to light. Expansive Jupiter is also still in Aries – expect a dramatic week! On a personal level this transit offers tremendous drive and ambition, plus endless energy reserves. Stay focused on your goals and tune into your own energy levels and take care in confrontational situations. Venus, the goddess of love and relationships, is in playful Gemini until the 18th and she offers some excellent opportunities for romantic encounters and connecting with likeminded people in your community. The full moon in practical Capricorn arrives on the 13th – this one brings your home and family into much sharper focus. Capricorn/Cancer are opposing forces, you can expect issues around what you need (family) versus what you want to achieve (Capricorn) to come to light. The new moon in Leo on the 28th brings opportunities for creative endeavours, new beginnings and positive breakthroughs.
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL
July continues the powerful theme of dynamic Mars and expansive Jupiter in your sign, Mars remains in Aries until the 5th. Try not to be too impatient, use this month wisely to review your energy levels, particularly where friendships are concerned. With Venus in chatty Gemini until the 18th, your communication skills are at their best.
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
During July your communication skills are positively highlighted as the radiant Sun and Mercury in Cancer suggest encouraging energy for intuitive and original new ways of thinking. The new moon in creative Leo on the 28th brings a new project into focus, your vitality is high and some help may arrive from unexpected quarters.
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
July brings a different kind of energy to the forefront, Venus is in your sign and the way you communicate comes into focus. The Sun and Mercury ask that you look at the way you value yourself and examine creative new ways of increasing your earning potential. Now is the perfect time to reach out and be bold.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
July is your birthday month, the Sun shines brightly and is joined by communicative Mercury on the 5th. Love planet Venus also arrives in your sign on the 18th, illuminating all things to do with love and partnerships. The new moon in creative Leo on the 28th marks a turning point and you’ll feel a strong drive to improve your life on many different levels.
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
July might turn out to be a rather introspective month on some levels. The sensitive Cancerian Sun and Mercury will have you reconsidering some plans that you have recently made and the chances are that you may also have to rethink a career move. The powerful new moon in your sign on the 28th offers up an opportunity to push your creative ideas forward.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
July suggests that your goals and ambitions are high on the agenda as Venus and Mercury in Gemini ensure that your negotiation and communication skills are at their finest. A relationship that has been on hold can be reviewed and there is opportunity to advance in a positive way. The Capricorn full moon on the 13th indicates that it’s time to put something firmly behind you.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
The Gemini Sun and business minded Mercury occupy the highest point of your chart, emphasising your goals and the importance of planning ahead and making long lasting changes. Venus, your ruling planet, is friendly and playful in Gemini – ideal for making plans for a romantic getaway. The Capricorn full moon on the 13th brings a domestic matter to the forefront.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
Dynamic Mars arrives in your opposite sign of Taurus on the 5th, emphasising the importance of staying focussed on the task at hand. Pluto and Mars put a strong and challenging planetary emphasis on the way you communicate the plans around your career and your future. The favourable new moon in courageous Leo on the 28th enables you to go after what you want.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
The full moon in down to earth Capricorn on the 13th puts your finances firmly in the picture, with expansive Jupiter strong in Aries suggesting there are some excellent opportunities for you to be more successful and increase your earning potential. Mars enters practical Taurus on the 5th, further indicating that this is the perfect time for you to be much clearer about where you are heading.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
The radiant Sun and communicative Mercury are both illuminating the relationship area of your chart, prompting you to go after what you truly desire. The love planet Venus is chatty and flirty in Gemini until the 18th and energetic Mars in practical Taurus is assisting with an important issue that comes to the forefront around the courageous Leo new moon on the 28tth.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
Energy packed Mars is strong in the communication area of your chart during the first week of this month, continuing to put you in a good position to demand something that you have been going after for some time. Love planet Venus in Gemini is flirtatious and playful and brings a welcome boost to your dealings with partners and loved ones. The Leo new moon on the 28th is perfect for romance.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
New encounters, love and romance are all in the spotlight for July, as planetary trends suggest that a deeply rewarding time is coming your way. The Sun encourages you to enjoy the lighter side of life as some positive opportunities arrive from unexpected directions. The Leo new moon on the 28th assists your creative ambitions – new beginnings are ready for take-off.
NAVIGATE YOUR WAY THROUGH these challenging times, discover your unique birth map and take a refreshing new look at your year ahead. Find out when positive and productive planetary cycles are working in your favour. Aim to reach your fullest potential in 2022 by booking an astrological reading now – Consultations are available on Zoom, WhatsApp or telephone.