Virgo August 2019

Virgo (23 August – 22 September)

Mercury Direct

The best news for you this month is the fact that on the 1st (July 31st in America), your planet, Mercury, turns direct after three week retrograde, i.e. on go slow. Mercury switched direction on July 8th and, at the start of August, turns again and is getting back up to speed.

Notice what information comes to light on or around this date and what news reaches you. Things remain hidden while Mercury’s on go slow but tend to come out into the open when Mercury’s direct.

It’s also an excellent time to speak up or sort out a misunderstanding. Mercury turns direct in Cancer and your friendship and group sector. Consider whether you need to make amends, chase someone up or make a key decision about this area of your life.

Plus, when Mercury’s direct, you can think straight. If you’ve been feeling confused or disoriented, now’s the time to make decisions. Listen to your inner voice and recognise what you want and need.

Also, this could be a significant turning point for your relationship with a child or lover. Mercury turns direct at the same degree in the zodiac as the Lunar Eclipse on July 16th. Therefore, events back then could be linked to events early August. Life presents you with an opportunity to resolve a complex situation or heal a rift.

New Moon Leo

The other major planetary factor at the start of the month is a New Moon in Leo, again on the 1st (July 31st in America). New Moons are a symbol of new beginnings and Leo represents the most hidden and personal sector of your horoscope. It’s about what happens on the inside. This might be linked to your spiritual path or inner concerns or issues.

Here too, there’s a sense of progress, a chance to move things forward. Whatever you need to sort out personally, now’s the time to get moving. Leo is the star sign that’s ruled by the Sun so it represents vitality and energy. In August, do whatever’s needed to recharge your batteries and boost your energy.

The first two weeks would be ideal for a holiday or seeking out the sun. Either that, or go on a retreat. Also, it would be an ideal time to a take trip in to the past or go somewhere you’ve been before.

Home Expansions

Home and family are another big feature of your astrology mid-August. This is due to the biggest and best planet, Jupiter, which turns direct in Sagittarius on the 11th. Sagittarius rules your home and family, your past, your roots and where you come from.

Take a voyage of discovery, open up your home to loved ones, organise a big family get-together. Jupiter teams up with planets in Leo on the 7th, 8th and, most importantly for you, your ruling planet, Mercury, on the 21st.

Notice who comes in to your life on or around these dates and notice who you find yourself thinking about. There’s a sense of karma or destiny involved, whether you hook up with a benefactor or bump in to someone unexpectedly who turns out to have family connections.

Jupiter in Sagittarius is about expanding your home, the space where you live. You need freedom in your life with this combination, whether you’re moving things around at home or looking for somewhere new to live.

Changing Plans

The Full Moon on the 15th can also be important in this respect. Although, there is a hint that you might discover where you want to be when you find yourself in the wrong place. This is because you have Uranus, the planet of the unexpected, currently in Taurus and your travel sector.

Uranus clashes with your ruler, Mercury, on the 16th, the day after the Full Moon. You could end up being somewhere only to find you want to be somewhere else entirely. Trust your intuition mid-month and follow your heart. Events around the Full Moon could prove pivotal, whether this is linked to your work or your wish to be of service to others.

Star Of The Show

After the 18th, it’s all systems go as the inner planets move into your star sign, Virgo. In fact, if you are on holiday or taking a step back, you might want to re-organise your schedule so you’re ready to get things moving from the 18th onwards.

The first planet to enter Virgo is action planet, Mars, on the 18th, where it remains until early October. You only have Mars in your star sign once every two years, so this is great for being ambitious, dynamic and to get things moving.

Mars is swiftly followed by Venus, the planet of relating, on the 21st, the Sun on the 23rd and your ruling planet, Mercury, on the 29th. Plus, if that wasn’t enough focus on you, your personal goals and aims, on the 30th, there’s a New Moon in Virgo.

This is a real star show of planetary energy on your sign, Virgo. You might want to boost your image and profile and let people see who you really are. You might choose to express yourself in the spoken or written word. Or, you find yourself in a way that you haven’t for some time.

During the last week of the month, you could have a strong intuition of who you are or where you need to be. This might mean a certain place in the world or the next stage in your life. This could include a study course or teaching and passing on what you know.

Love & Foreign Connections

Also, there’s a strong focus on love during this period. Venus graces your star sign from the 21st until September 14th. Plus, on the 24th, the lovers of the heavens, Venus and Mars, unite for the only time this year in your star sign, Virgo.

This is gorgeous if your birthday is late August, when love has a foreign theme. Bear this in mind, whether you’re seeking a holiday romance or you fancy a first or second honeymoon. Love and destiny are intertwined.

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Leo August 2019

Leo (23 July – 22 August)

Moving Forwards

It’s all systems go as August begins. The Sun, your ruler, has been in your star sign, Leo, since July 23rd. Yet, it’s only as the month of August begins that there’s a sense of progress and forward motion.

There are two reasons for this. Firstly, communication planet, Mercury, turns direct on the 1st (July 31st in America). Mercury’s been retrograde, i.e. on go slow since July 8th. Its change of direction often brings new information to light and can release any tensions.

Mercury turns direct in Cancer and the most hidden sector of your horoscope. Sometimes, this flags up personal issues, your inner voice, worry or anxiety. You may get a clear sense of what you want or need moving forwards and can let go of the things that have been holding you back.

Mercury turns direct at the same degree as the Lunar Eclipse on July 16th. Therefore, these two events may be linked. An issue with your health or work could be resolved, whether you find the right expert, you get the information you need or your state of mind improves.

New Moon Leo

This is a top month to develop a positive attitude in life and make the most of whatever comes your way. Also, on the 1st (again, July 31st in America), there’s a New Moon in Leo, a symbol of new beginnings.

New Moons are always a promising time to set your intentions, launch something new and be pro-active. This New Moon is particularly powerful for you as it’s your annual New Moon. Therefore, use the New Moon energy to plan ahead, not only for August but the coming year as well.

When key planets are in Leo, the emphasis is on you, your personal goals and aims. It’s about your image and profile, how other people see you and your physical well-being.

Attraction Potential

Plus, you have action planet, Mars, in Leo until the 18th and the planet of love and relating, Venus, in Leo until the 21st. The stars are on you side so make the most of this golden opportunity to shine. Love could be scintillating for some of you and the more confident you are, the more you attract other people into your life.

The Sun, your ruler, teams up with love planet, Venus, on the 14th which could prove to be a special time for you. In fact, this loving combination falls one day before the Full Moon which cuts across the Leo/Aquarius axis of the zodiac.

This Full Moon brings emotions to the fore and highlights you and your close relationships. Do something special with your partner mid-month and celebrate with the ones you love.

Some of you may sign or seal an important contract in the first two weeks of August and it would be a great time to do so. Partnership and loyalty are rewarded.

Jupiter Luck

More good news comes in the shape of Jupiter, the biggest planet and the best planet in astrology. Jupiter is currently in a fellow fire sign, Sagittarius, the sector of your horoscope which rules luck, entertainment, creativity, romance & children.

Plus, on the 11th, Jupiter turns direct and remains in forward motion in Sagittarius until early December. This is glorious astrology for you. It feels lucky, fortuitous. You may find yourself in the right place at the right time or be open to a new opportunity that comes your way. This might produce a gift, an award, a competition win.

Jupiter’s in action on the 7th, the 8th and the 21st. All of these dates are promising to take a risk, live life to the full and do more of what you love. This could spell good news for your relationship with a child or perhaps you’re a proud parent.

It’s also about new love and romance and another reason why August could be a stunning month for you when it comes to your close relationships. The more you put into your life, especially up until the 23rd while the Sun graces your star sign, the more you get back in return. Allow your true personality to shine and let people see you for who you really are.

Career Change Of Gear

There may be some changes this month that you weren’t expecting, thanks to the planet of unpredictability, Uranus. Uranus is currently in Taurus and your career and vocation sector. On the 12th, Uranus turns retrograde so look out for a significant turning point in your own life.

In fact, there are a couple of dates that could be bumpy with regard to your career or future path. Plans may change suddenly on or around the 2nd or 16th. This could be connected to what’s happening with a partner, either personal or professional. Keep your options open, be flexible and be aware that some things are out of your control.

Money Assets

Money is under the cosmic spotlight from the 18th onwards and this is where you can make significant progress. Action planet, Mars, enters Virgo and your personal money sector on the 18th followed by Venus on the 21st, the Sun, your ruler, on the 23rd and talk planet, Mercury, on the 29th.

Also, these key planetary bodies team up with Uranus in Taurus in a good way. The dates to note are the 26th, 28th and 30th. Act fast and you can turn work and money matters to your advantage. The latter date coincides with a second New Moon, this time in Virgo. Again, partnership is the key to success and negotiating well.

Get your finances in order and consider investing in a venture that’s innovative, new age or linked to technology. Expert advice could prove costly but worth it in the long run.

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Scorpio August 2019

Scorpio (24 October – 22 November)

Action Stations

Your ruling planet, Mars, has been in Leo and your career and vocation sector since the beginning of July. Last month, however, Mercury, the planet of communication, was retrograde from July 8th onwards.

Therefore, it’s only now, in early August, that you may start to feel the benefits of Mars at the peak of your horoscope. This is because, on the 1st (July 31st in America), Mercury turns direct.

Mars remains in Leo until the 18th and this is most definitely a go-for it period when it comes to your career, your status and reputation, your future path. Planets in Leo can bring acclaim, recognition and awards.

Plus, on the 1st (again, July 31st in America), there’s a New Moon in Leo, a symbol of new beginnings. This confirms that events at the beginning of August represent a significant turning point.

You can act with confidence, launch a new project and know your own mind. Any confusion of the last few weeks begins to clear and it’s an excellent time to say Yes to new opportunities that come your way.

Mercury turns direct in Cancer and your travel and study sector. Plus, Mercury is at the same degree as the Lunar Eclipse on July 16th. Therefore, the two events may be linked. Now’s the right time to sign up to a course, book a holiday or trip away and decide where and how you want to expand your horizons. Put any fear or doubt to one side and crack on.

Money Incentives

There’s another incentive too which is money. This is due to Jupiter, the biggest and best planet, currently in Sagittarius and your personal money sector. On the 11th, Jupiter turns direct and will be moving forwards in this part of your horoscope until early December.

Wherever you find Jupiter in your horoscope, this is where to focus your attention, take a risk, be visionary and play big. You could find that money comes your way without you having to do anything. However, more likely, you need to fuel your money options and stay positive.

Jupiter not only turns direct mid-month but also teams up with the Sun on the 7th, Venus on the 8th and Mercury on the 21st. This fires up the fire signs, Leo and Sagittarius. This is where to channel your enthusiasm and energy, into work/career and money matters.

You could choose to invest in a programme that helps to boost your profile. You may have publicity photos taken so you’re seen in a new light. You might be lining up new ideas for your future security and considering where to invest your money and why.

This whole period – the first two weeks of August – is ideal for being pro-active in these areas of your life. This culminates at the Full Moon on the 15th which cuts across the Leo/Aquarius axis of the zodiac and highlights your foundations.

Contracts & Relationships

Also, your planet Mars teams up with an asteroid, Juno, this month, at the time of the New Moon on the 1st and the Full Moon on the 15th. In mythology, Juno was Jupiter’s wife, so this is about partnership, loyalty and contracts.

Look into a business venture, consider who you want on your side and team up with the right people. This will help you make progress and help you feel more secure at the same time.

This is important because relationships look more unsettled or unpredictable at times. You currently have Uranus, the planet of change, in Taurus and your relationship sector.

Therefore, not all your relationships are likely to be steady or secure. You might be the one who needs independence and freedom. Or perhaps, it’s a partner in your life. The key dates are the 2nd and 16th. Also, the 12th, when Uranus turns retrograde.

Notice who’s moving away or you’re moving away from. Also, who comes into your life promising loyalty, security or a good deal. There are two types of partnership with different agendas. Events close to the New Moon on the 1st and the Full Moon on the 15th are pivotal.

There’s also a possibility that you might fall for someone you work with or find you have an admirer. The lovers of the heavens, Mars and Venus, are never far apart this month. Venus is currently in Leo and your business and future sector until the 21st.

Your planet, Mars, and your partner planet, Venus, also come together on the 24th, when they are both in Virgo. This could prove to be a significant date because this is the only time this year that Venus and Mars make a conjunction.

Virgo rules friends in your horoscope, so it suggests that love and friendship are linked. You might declare your love to someone late August or recognise your feelings for someone you’ve known for some time.

Networking & Connections

Once the inner planets and the Sun move into Virgo – Mars on the 18th, Venus on the 21st, the Sun on the 23rd, Mercury on the 29th – this is about networking and connections for you. You may have been able to shine bright on your own in the first half of August. If so, late August is the time for teamwork and getting on with your colleagues.

Learn to delegate, outsource what you do, find a VA or PA, work alongside other people. The last week of the month feels more grounded. It’s a good time to be social and catch up with new and old friends alike. And, recognise that partnerships are not only full of surprises but your best route to success as well.

Notice who comes into your life on or around the 28th, when your ruler Mars teams up with Uranus in Taurus. This is a positive planetary aspect that links friends and loved ones. It takes place two days before a second New Moon, this time in Virgo, on the 30th. Hone your people skills and make deep and lasting connections.

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Cancer August 2019

Cancer (22 June – 22 July)

Mercury Direct

As August begins, you’re ready to put the world to rights and make sense of recent events. On the 1st (July 31st in America), communication planet, Mercury, turns direct in your star sign, Cancer. This is at the same degree as the powerful Lunar Eclipse cutting across the Cancer/Capricorn axis of the zodiac on July 16th.

Therefore, these two events may be linked. You might hear news or information that proves important. Or, you feel as if you’re coming out of a period of confusion or unclarity. Once Mercury is back up to speed, you can start to make decisions with confidence and speak up.

Mercury remains in your star sign until the 11th and it’s excellent for sorting out any misunderstandings, locating missing objects or catching up with someone who went awol.

Me First

Mercury in Cancer is a reminder to put yourself first, big yourself up and let people know who you are and what you do. Sort out any muddles or mess from July’s choppy astrology. There’ll be less emotional chaos and more understanding and insight moving forwards.

In fact, partnerships could take a back seat this month, at least until later in August. You might choose to spend more time on your own, be independent or focus on your own needs.

Money Highlights

Money is one area under the cosmic spotlight. Here too, it’s about being financially independent and taking care of yourself. There’s a lot happening in Leo, the sector of your horoscope that rules your personal money. It all starts on the 1st (July 31st in America) with a stunning New Moon in Leo. New Moons are a symbol of new beginnings and a great time to set your intentions for the month ahead.

There is a tradition of writing an abundance cheque to yourself on the New Moon. State how much you want or need to earn by the time of the Full Moon on the 15th and offer it up to the universe. Also, make a wish when you first catch sight of the crescent Moon on the 2nd or 3rd of the month. There’s magic available to you in cosmic law if you’re willing to engage with it.

Events could peak around the Full Moon on the 15th, which promises a great deal. This would be a good date for a celebration, to treat yourself or the ones you love. Also, you may find that money comes your way via a gift or third party. This is because the planet of love and relating, Venus, is closely connected to the New Moon on the 1st and the Full Moon on the 15th.

You may be proud of someone close to you in August, someone who’s doing well and is appreciative of what’s happening. There’s a flow of planetary energy which suggests that what you give you receive in return.

If you’re a typical Sun Cancer, you’re caring and kind and do a lot for other people. Your loving nature may be rewarded this month in more ways than one. It might be financial or emotional, i.e. help or care that’s needed.

Work & Being In Flow

Work and health are also under the cosmic spotlight as big planet Jupiter turns direct on the 11th. Jupiter is currently in fire sign, Sagittarius, brimming with enthusiasm and energy. Plus, Jupiter teams up with the Sun in Leo on the 7th, Venus in Leo on the 8th and Mercury in Leo on the 21st.

This feels buoyant and positive for finding work or enjoying what you do. Work may be particularly social during this period. Or perhaps, you’re able to break free of your routine and take some time out. Here too, you might experience being in flow, whether someone steps in to help or you find yourself in the right place at the right time.

The more you live in the present moment this month, the more in step or in tune you are. Plans for the future may be unsettled, friends may come and go. Yet, focus on all the good things in life and appreciate simple pleasures.

Social Vibes

Socially, things are on a roll from the 18th onwards. This is when the inner planets start to move into Virgo, the star sign which rules communication, community and making new friends.

Action planet Mars moves into Virgo on the 18th followed by Venus on the 21st and the Sun on the 23rd. At the end of the month, communication planet, Mercury catches up and enters Virgo on the 29th followed by a second New Moon on the 30th.

This feels lively, whether you’re meeting friends close to home, catching up with neighbours or siblings or you join a new group, club or society. Uranus, the planet of surprises, is also in action on the 26th, 28th and 30th.

Say Yes to any invitations that come your way on or around these dates. This whole period feels positive for social get-togethers, learning and experiencing more. You might become a student at the end of August and start a new course. Or, step into a teaching role and pass on what you know.

Do things differently and don’t stick to the tried and tested. Uranus rules innovation, so this is about new ideas, technology and new ways of thinking. Brainstorm ideas, write things down and express yourself in the written word. It’s potentially a creative period of the year for you.

Love is on the horizon on or near the 24th when the lovers of the heavens, Venus and Mars, unite in Virgo. If you’re looking for love, this would be an excellent date to go out with someone for the first time. You may not need to look far to meet someone new. In fact, with this astrology, you could bump into a new lover around the corner. Ask for introductions via your friends too.

If you’re in a relationship or married, widen your social circle together and ring the changes. This will help to your keep your partnership fresh and exciting. Keep the lines of communication open.

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Gemini August 2019

Gemini (21 May – 21 June)

Mercury Direct

The best news for you comes right at the beginning of August as your ruling planet, Mercury, turns direct on the 1st (July 31st in America). Mercury is the planet of communication and has been retrograde since July 8th. When it turns back to direct motion, sometimes missing objects appear or new information comes to light.

Mercury turns direct in Cancer and your personal money sector where it remains until the 11th. Of more significance, Mercury turns direct at 24 degrees Cancer, the same degree as the Lunar Eclipse on July 16th. Therefore these two events/dates may be linked. Certainly, early August is a good time to try and sort out or resolve any financial or emotional matters sooner rather than later.

Plus, once Mercury is back up to speed, you can make a decision with confidence. If you’ve been putting off a major investment or purchase, green lights are go.

New Moon Leo

There’s another reason why the first two weeks of August are a good time to be pro-active and get things moving. This is due to a New Moon on the 1st (again, July 31st in America), a symbol of new beginnings. When you first see the crescent moon in the sky on the 2nd or 3rd August, make a wish.

The New Moon falls in Leo and there’s a lot of planetary activity in this sector of your horoscope up until the Full Moon on the 15th. Leo rules communication in your horoscope, another reason why you’re wise to get on the phone, sort out any misunderstandings and deal with important correspondence.

This is also about life close to home, your neighbourhood and local community. Siblings and neighbours come under the Leo umbrella too. Therefore, get involved with what’s going on close to where you live. It’s a great 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 this month, be kind to other people, smile at the people you meet and delve a little deeper. This is great for you 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. It’s potentially a busy time when you might be dashing about more than usual or be trying out different forms of transport or communication.

Love Vibes

Love is under the cosmic spotlight too and, for some of you, in a big way. This is partly because Venus, the planet of love and relating is in chatty Leo. Venus sits close to the New Moon on the 1st and the Full Moon on the 15th. Plus, your partner planet, Jupiter, picks up speed this month when it turns direct on the 11th.

In fact, Jupiter leaps into action in August teaming up with the Sun in Leo on the 7th and Venus in Leo on the 8th. This is a gorgeous time to prioritise your close relationships and enjoy the company of the ones you love. Be social if you’re in a partnership or married and expand your horizons together. This is the theme of the Full Moon in Aquarius on the 15th.

Also, it’s a top month for meeting someone new and you might not need to go far away from home to meet someone special. The Sun and Venus unite in Leo on the 14th suggesting you could fall for the archetypal boy or girl next door.

Finally, your planet, Mercury, teams up with your partner planet, Jupiter, on the 21st. Lots of dates when social and romantic vibes kick in. Certainly, this is a month to be around people who make you happy and bring more joy into your life.

Look out for someone special who comes your way mid-month too. This might be a teacher, a guru, a coach or visionary. Utilise your Gemini gift of the gab and create positive connections in your life. Prioritise your 1-to-1’s.

Home Connections

There’s a shift in planetary energy after the 18th as the inner planets leave behind fire sign Leo and enter earth sign Virgo. Action planet, Mars, is the first to change star sign on the 18th, followed by Venus on the 21st, the Sun on the 23rd and your planet, Mercury on the 29th.

Virgo is the star sign at the base of your horoscope so this is about your home and family, your past, your roots and where you come from. If you want to catch up with family, the second half of August is the perfect time to do so.

In fact, you may find that people pop into your life unexpectedly. The planet that’s linked to synchronicity, Uranus, teams up with key planets in Virgo on the 26th, 28th and 30th. Plus, on the 30th, there’s a second New Moon in August peaking at the base of your horoscope.

This whole planetary combination feels lively bringing someone or something new into your life. You might be researching your family tree or find yourself writing about the places you’ve lived or family memories. Virgo is the other star sign ruled by Mercury and this is about the spoken and written word.

There could be a special family announcement or big event, an anniversary, a christening or other special get-together. There will be some surprises that delight you in a positive way. All in all, the astrology suggests there’s a lot to be thankful for in August as the planets promise love and good times in different ways.

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Taurus August 2019

Taurus (20 April – 20 May)

Turning Points

There are turning points immediately at the start of August in what promises to be a more positive month than July. The eclipses are behind you and talk planet, Mercury, switches to direct motion on the 1st (July 31st in America) after a long three weeks retrograde, i.e in retreat.

Mercury is in Cancer and your communication sector so listen out for news that comes your way or important information which comes to light. Mercury turns direct at the same degree as the Lunar Eclipse on July 16th. These two events/dates might be linked and Mercury’s change of direction presents an opportunity to resolve a problem or issue. This could be around travel or study or communication in general.

Mercury turns direct close to the New Moon in Leo, also on the 1st (again, July 31st in America). Leo rules your home and family and Cancer rules your siblings and relatives. So, there’s a family theme. Both planetary events signify a turning point, a fresh start. New Moons are a symbol of new beginnings and a chance to start over.

If someone’s gone quiet on you, speak up. If there’s been an ongoing misunderstanding or rift, it’s an excellent opportunity to pick up the phone and sort things out. Home and family are a key area of your life for the first half of August. The sooner you get busy and pro-active and resolve things, the better.

Home & Family Affairs

It’s a similar situation if you’re buying or selling property or looking for somewhere new to live. This could be a busy time of year for you with family visiting or the builders in temporary residence. In fact, it’s likely that this could be an unsettled time or perhaps you’re choosing to do things differently and be more independent.

This has a lot to do with Uranus, the planet of change and unpredictability, currently in your star sign, Taurus. Uranus clashes with your ruling planet, Venus, on the 2nd, and communication planet Mercury on the 16th. These two events are close to the New Moon in Leo on the 1st and the Full Moon which cuts across the Leo/Aquarius axis of the zodiac on the 15th.

Note these dates as this is when significant developments are likely to take place, with regard to home and family, your past, your roots and where you come from. It could be an exciting time when you’re open to new ideas or discovering new family. It does, however, feel full on. It’s important you build some ‘me’ time in to the midst of busy-ness.

Uranus turns direct on the 12th. Often, when an outer planet changes direction, it can feel intense. If your birthday falls between April 26th-28th, you’ll notice this the most. Sometimes, you feel wired when Uranus’ activity kicks in. It’s lively and the opposite of grounded.

Try and make sense of what you’re feeling or experiencing. This could be very personal to you, a time when you’re looking more closely at who you are and what you want and need. Sometimes, the only way you discover this is when you experience the opposite, i.e. you’re in a place or situation that dissatisfies rather than fulfils.

Money Swells

Also, around this time, money could be a big factor for you. This is because, the planet of opportunity, Jupiter, turns direct in Sagittarius on the 11th. This sector of your horoscope rules your joint finances, shared resources and all kinds of money transactions, including inheritance, tax, mortgages, investments, savings & debt, etc.

Jupiter is strong this month and teams up with your planet Venus on the 8th and the Sun on the 7th. This mid-month period could see your bank account swell. It would be a great time to start a family business, make money through property or any other project that links these key areas of your life – home & family, the past; joint finances & investments. The 21st is another date to note and great for a meeting or to ask for a loan.

Jupiter remains in Sagittarius until early December and this month you’re on a roll. You may be involved in paying for a party, anniversary or wedding. Fund-raising also falls under Jupiter in Sagittarius’ umbrella.

Love & Partnership

Love too could be part of the picture because the lovers of the heavens, your ruler, Venus, and your partner planet, Mars, are never far away from each other this month. Also, the asteroid Juno is close to Mars in the first two weeks of August.

Juno was Jupiter’s wife in mythology and is linked to marriage, soul-mate connections and loyalty. This can flag up jealousy or insecurities and it is an important month for your 1-to-1’s. The New and Full Moon on the 1st and 15th could prove significant dates in this respect.

You may tie the knot with someone close or gain new appreciation for the one you love. Notice when you’re spending a lot of time with a partner and how this makes you feel. Remember, you have independent Uranus currently in your star sign, Taurus.

New love is also under the cosmic spotlight from the 18th onwards. This is when the inner planets start to move in to Virgo, a fellow earth sign. Mars moves here on the 18th, followed by Venus, your ruler, on the 21st, the Sun on the 23rd and talk planet, Mercury, on the 29th. Finally, the Moon on the 30th which means there’s a second New Moon in August on the 30th.

Feeling Lucky

Plus, Venus and Mars unite in Virgo on the 24th, the one and only time the lovers of the heavens come together. This is gorgeous for you whether you’re on a creative roll, you’re having a great time with the kids, you’re head over heels in love or you feel lucky.

Uranus kicks during the last week of the month when it teams up with your planet Venus on the 26th, Mars on the 28th and the Sun on the 30th. This promises something special. So, trust your natural instincts, do more of what you love and recognise that believing in luck can change your fortunes for the better.

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Aries August 2019

Aries (21 March – 19 April)

Turning points come early in a month which has a lot of potential. The July eclipses cutting across the foundations of your horoscope are now behind you and August’s astrology feels less emotional.

Mercury Turns Direct

Communication planet, Mercury, remains in Cancer and your home and family sector until the 11th. It turns direct at the start of the month on the 1st (July 31st if you’re in America). Mercury turns direct at 24 degrees Cancer, the same degree as the Lunar Eclipse on July 16th. This suggests a chance to sort out a home or family-related issue that dominated in July.

You might hear from someone unexpectedly. And, it’s an excellent time to get back in touch, especially if someone in the family or an estate agent has gone quiet on you. Once Mercury is back up to speed, you can start making decisions with confidence. Trust your intuition when new information comes to light.

New Moon Leo

The other reason why the beginning of August promises a significant turning point is a stunning New Moon in Leo, exact on the 1st (again, July 31st in America). During the New Moon, there are four planets in Leo, including your ruling planet, Mars.

New Moons are a symbol of new beginnings, a chance to start over and turn to a fresh page. They are ideal for setting your intentions, being pro-active in life and moving forwards. This New Moon could herald the birth of a child, the start of a gorgeous love affair, a prize, a gift, a unique moment in your life.

Leo rules a lucky sector of your horoscope, also romance, children and pregnancy, entertainment, creative projects and social get-togethers.

Fire Signs Dominate

Your planet Mars remains in Leo until the 18th, so make the most of this positive vibe. The fire signs dominate for the first half of August and this is good news for you as key planets in Leo and Sagittarius create a Grand Fire Trine with your star sign, Aries.

If you’re off on holiday or making the most of life, you’re in tune with your stars. Big planet, Jupiter, turns direct in Sagittarius and your travel and study sector on the 11th. This is the same day that talk planet, Mercury, leaves behind Cancer and enters Leo. Even if you’re not travelling on or around this date, at the very least, line up some new plans.

The Full Moon on the 15th continues the positive social vibes in air sign Aquarius. Plus, all three inner planets, Mars (passion), Venus (love), Mercury (communication) and the Sun are shining bright in Leo. This is a perfect date for a celebration, catching up with old or new friends and reconnecting with children.

In fact, your relationship with a child could take a significant turn in the first two weeks of August. It’s here, in relation to a parent-child situation, that things can start to pick up pace and get sorted.

Partnership & Contracts

It’s worth mentioning that your planet, Mars, is side-by-side with the asteroid, Juno, from the New Moon on the 1st to the Full Moon on the 15th. In mythology, Juno was Jupiter’s wife. The symbol often represents a soul-mate connection, a loyal relationship or a contract or business venture.

This could bring you joy and happiness, also success in a creative field. In fact, relationships and partnerships are going to play a significant part in your life this month and there’s another reason why.

This is the fact that Venus, your partner planet, is never far from your side. Venus is in Leo until the 21st when she enters Virgo – your planet Mars moves into Virgo on the 18th. Then, on the 24th, there’s a Mars/Venus conjunction, the only time that these two significant planets come together in 2019. The lovers of the heavens unite!

Admittedly, they are in squeaky clean Virgo, which rules your work and routine, your lifestyle and your health. Perhaps, you and your other half start a new diet together later in the month! Virgo is the sign of the moment as August comes to a close. The Sun enters Virgo on the 23rd, followed by talk planet, Mercury, on the 29th and the Moon on the 30th.

Back To Work

If you want to know when to get back to work after a break away, here’s the evidence. It looks as if you may need more structure and order in your life as August reaches its latter stages. In fact, this could bring you a certain amount of comfort as you get back to normality or find employment that suits you.

There is a second New Moon coming on the 30th, this time in earth sign, Virgo. Your planet Mars, plays a key role in this New Moon. Once again, there’s a pile-up of planets at the same place in the zodiac. This time around, the three inner planets, plus the Sun and Moon all in earthy Virgo.

Get your life sorted and use this New Moon to start over with regard to your work, lifestyle or health. Money may also come your way. This is because Uranus, the planet of the unexpected is currently in Taurus and your personal money sector. Uranus connects with key planets in Virgo on the 26th, 28th and the 30th. This includes your planet, Mars, on the middle date.

Another reason why work is prominent, because it brings you financial reward. Also, there’s a theme of being of service to others. You may be called to help someone close and once again, partnership is the key. Get your relationships right in August – both personal and professional – and you can go from strength to strength.

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