Your planet Mercury is moving quickly and is active throughout August. Up until the 11th, Mercury is in fire sign Leo and from the 11th to the 30th, Mercury is in earth sign Virgo, its other sign of rulership. This looks as if there’s a lot going on close to home.
Plus, Mercury makes a host of planetary aspects this month. For one reason or another, it seems as if you’re in the thick of action and what you have to say can influence other people. You could find that you’re exceptionally busy.
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During August, earth sign Virgo dominates so pay attention to what’s happening here. Action planet Mars is in Virgo throughout August, the planet of relating Venus is here until the 16th and the Sun enters Virgo on the 22nd.
This is in addition to your planet Mercury in Virgo from the 11th onwards. Virgo rules your home and family, your past and where you come from. It’s the star sign at the base of your horoscope, what roots you and helps you feel grounded.
Therefore, it’s wise to ask why this area of your life is so busy. You might be asking other people for support, helping out more than usual with family or have lots of plans for your home or the place you live or work.
This would be a good time to make lists to ensure nothing gets dropped or forgotten. Virgo is the star sign which represents order and structure, analysis and strategy. You can get a lot done now but it’s super busy.
This is also wise because Uranus, the planet of change is active this month. Uranus turns retrograde in Taurus and the most hidden sector of your horoscope on the 20th. You might be changing your mind and fast. Or, perhaps your mind’s full of great ideas and plans.
Lively activity from the 19th to the 22nd might see you returning your past in some way. Or, a twist of fate reunites you with your past.
Traditionally, August is Leo season when the Sun shines bright in its sign of rulership up until the 22nd. Your planet Mercury is here too until the 11th. This is your communication sector and it’s a month when you’re likely to be talking and writing a lot.
There’s a New Moon in Leo on the 8th and you may need to take the initiative on or preferably just after this date. If you find yourself clashing with other people in the first week of August or find that your plans are changing constantly, even more reason to make a decision and stick to it.
Leo rules your life close to home, your neighbourhood and local community. Siblings and neighbours fall under the Leo umbrella too. Therefore, get involved with what’s going on close to where you live. It’s a good time to make new friends and get to know the people you see every day.
If you’re a typical Gemini, you thrive on chat, gossip and interactions. Step out of your comfort zone, be kind to other people, smile at the people you meet and delve a little deeper.
It’s likely to be a good month if you’re a journalist or interviewer. You have the gift of the gab and the ability to find out more when you’re curious about people and life.
The Full Moon on the 22nd cuts across the Leo/Aquarius axis of the zodiac. This is the same star sign combination as last month’s Full Moon on July 24th. It’s about education and travel for you, the bigger picture of life.
Plus, this Full Moon pulls in lucky Jupiter in Aquarius and your travel and study sector. You have to be super flexible now but if you really want to get away or go on a workshop, this Full Moon looks promising. Call in a favour and use your gift of the gab to good effect.
Love too is part of the planetary picture, especially once the planet of relating Venus enters your fellow air sign Libra on the 16th.
Libra is your romance sector and represents all the good things in life. Do whatever gives you pleasure, team up with people you love, your children, a new lover, your social circle.
Libra rules a lucky sector of your horoscope, when enjoyment and entertainment peak and your creative juices begin to flow. Be actively social during the second half of August, especially if you’re looking for love.
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