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Horoscopes For: August 2018
The pressure will lift and we'll feel a stronger sense of direction as personal planets Mercury and Mars station direct later this month. Communication and daily routines will get smoother after these planets move forward. Lucky Jupiter trines mystical Neptune just as Mercury takes his station direct. This positive aspect will empower us to dream and create a new reality. Uranus, the planet of change, in steady Taurus goes retrograde on August 7th until January 6th. This slow-moving outer planet retrogrades each year for 155 days and moves back only 4 degrees during this 5-month phase but will re-enter Aries on November 7th. During Uranus retrograde we will weed out what no longer serves us to look at our lives from a new perspective. We are preparing for the changes to come over the next 8 years. The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Leo on the 11th is a rare 3rd eclipse this season. The eclipse season lasts for 34 days while the lunar nodes are in alignment and a lunation cycle is 29.5 days. If a new or full moon occurs during the first 4 days of the Eclipse cycle, then there will be 3 Eclipses. We had 2 Eclipses in July, the 3 Eclipse pattern occurs in intervals every four, seven, nine or eleven years apart. The last 3 Eclipse cycle of 2 Solar and one Lunar Eclipse was in summer 2011 and the next occurs in summer of 2029. We have opportunity to create positive change with the Leo Solar Eclipse and Jupiter in Scorpio trine Neptune in Pisces. This is a mystical alignment, so it helps to have a vision of what you want to bring in this month and to be patient with manifesting it. Retrograde Mars in Aquarius forms a challenging square to Uranus on the 1st. Venus enters Libra, her own sign, on the 6th. This will help with bringing balance to relationships. The Sun squares Jupiter in Scorpio at the same time so deep issues could surface now. Pay attention and be cautious as Uranus stations retrograde on the 7th. Changes begin with relationships as Venus forms a positive trine to Mars that day. Watch out for miscommunication as the Sun conjoins retrograde Mercury on the 8th. Be willing to compromise as Venus squares Saturn on the 9th. The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Leo on the 11th feels somewhat like a power outage as Mercury squares Jupiter. Connect with your inner creative child to go with the flow. Put your focus on your heart and opening up to higher levels of aspiration as the North Node conjoins the Sun and Moon. Energetic Mars moves back into practical Capricorn on the 12th, he moves back into Aquarius on September 10th. Mercury forms a pleasant sextile to Venus on the 18th before stationing direct in Leo on the 18th/19th. We begin to feel Jupiter trine Neptune on the 17th as the Scorpio Moon conjoins Jupiter. This aspect is exact on the 19th, it brings powerful positive energy triggering us to move ahead. The Sun enters Virgo on the 22nd/23rd. Positive energy continues as a grounded Grand Earth trine occurs between the Sun, Uranus and Saturn on the 25th. The Full Moon in Pisces on the 26th illuminates how we need to balance the practical and mystical aspects of our lives. Meditation and quality time alone will help you see what needs to transform in your life to be happier as Venus squares Pluto in Capricorn. We feel empowered to move forward and take better care of our physical being as Mars stations direct on the 27th. Be kind and show compassion as Mercury forms a hard square to Jupiter on the 28th.
Aries March 21st - April 20th
Venus enters Libra helping you to clear up relationship issues and create more harmony over the next 4 weeks. Mars retrograde in Aquarius triggers you to reassess your goals and social connections. The Leo New Moon Solar Eclipse in your solar 5th house of children, romance and creativity brings you incentive to have fun and enjoy being with those you care about. This last Eclipse of the year lightens the energy in your life and allows you to enjoy yourself and play over the next six months. Mars in Capricorn helps you pursue your ambitions. The Pisces Full Moon illuminates your spiritual journey and prepares you for your next steps. Mars, your ruling planet, goes direct helping you feel more stable and readier to have some fun moving forward.
Taurus April 21st - May 20th
Venus, your ruling planet, begins the month in Virgo, your solar 5th house of romance and creativity. Venus enters Libra on the 6th brightening your solar 6th house of work and health. Pay attention to your diet and get enough exercise during this transit. Uranus stations retrograde in your sign on the 7th, which could bring some conflict regarding choices you must make about changes. Weigh your options to make an informed decision. Mars retrograde in Aquarius until the 12th brings energy and ambition regarding your career, be innovative and receive positive attention. The focus shifts to education and travel as Mars enters Capricorn. The Leo Solar Eclipse can bring new energy into your home, this is a good time for repairs or redecoration. The Full Moon in Pisces could bring complications regarding social love connections. Avoid confrontation for best results.
Gemini May 21st - June 21st
Mercury your ruling planet, spends the month in Leo, your solar 3rd house. This is a good time to catch up on communication and clearing clutter while Mercury is retrograde. Venus in Libra lights up your solar 5th house of creativity and romance. You will come up with some ideas to improve conditions in your life, follow through for best results. Mars retrograde in Aquarius helps you learn new skills and gain a fresh outlook on your future. The Leo Solar Eclipse triggers you to take short trips and can bring new opportunities your way if you work with the energy to create them. Mercury goes direct helping you to feel more empowered and out of limbo. The Full Moon in Pisces visits your solar 10th house of career, this would be a great time to look for a new job or ask for advancement opportunities at work.
Cancer June 22nd - July 22nd
Money and security are your priorities while the Sun transits Leo, your solar 2nd house. The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Leo is a great time to work with your prosperity consciousness to call in more abundance over the next six months. These 3 Eclipses could well be a turning point in your life, align with what you want to bring in and let go of fear. You are in the process of reinventing yourself by letting go of worn out negative or limiting thoughts. Mars retrograde in Capricorn can bring up petty disagreements in relationships. Take the high road and avoid insisting on being right. Get out and walk to help you raise your spirits. The Pisces Full Moon can be emotionally cathartic for you as you decide to learn new things or travel. Mars goes direct helping you to gain the incentive to move forward with your ideas.
Leo July 23rd - August 22nd
This is your time to shine with the Sun, your ruling planet, in your solar 1st house until the 22nd. Connect with the energy of the Solar Eclipse New Moon in Leo to empower your goals and personal desires over the next 6 months. You are tired of wasting time and feel ready to do what it takes to create true happiness in your life. Your power is intense now so be sure to spend time outdoors in nature to help you ground your energy to use it more effectively. Mars retrograde in Aquarius brings you lessons in being patient with others. Mars in Capricorn could make you feel a little stuck. You'll be ready to move ahead as Mars goes direct. The Pisces Full Moon illuminates what you need to do to feel more emotionally fulfilled.
Virgo August 23rd - September 22nd
Mercury, your ruling planet, will be in your solar 12th house throughout the month. Get your thought patterns and your health routine under control. Stay away from sick people as your system is vulnerable now. The Leo Solar Eclipse is a good time to write about your emotions or do something creative to express yourself. You are ready to take charge and stop giving away your power. Venus in Libra transits your solar 2nd house of money helping you to balance your budget and come up with a financial plan for the future. Mercury direct helps to clear your head and will make conversations flow because you will feel heard and understood. Mars in Capricorn brings ideas about how to get on with your life as the planet of energy goes direct. The Pisces Full Moon shows you where your relationships need work, be patient and willing to listen.
Libra September 23rd - October 23rd
Gentle Venus, your ruling planet, moves into your sign on the 6th where she remains for 4 weeks. This is your time to shine! With a positive attitude, you can attract kind people, happiness and love into your life. Do your best to enjoy your life and avoid stress. The Leo New Moon transits your solar 11th house of social connections and humanitarian causes, aim high in your aspirations as there is much you can accomplish over the next 6 months. As Mars re-enters Capricorn you can get serious about projects you want to pursue. Be safe around your home, take precautions to protect your security. The Jupiter/Neptune trine can bring you luck with finances, money could come from an unexpected source. The Pisces Full Moon illuminates your health and service sector. Reflect on how you care for yourself and commit to your health regime.
Scorpio October 24th - November 21st
The Sun, North Node and Mercury transit your solar 10th house of career to amplify your creative energy. Uranus retrogrades in Taurus on the 7th bringing change. Visualize what you want to create with the New Moon Solar Eclipse in Leo. Mars retrograde in Aquarius activates your home life for the first 12 days then moves back into Capricorn before going direct on the 27th. Mercury direct after the 18th gives you the green light to move forward with some of your ideas. Jupiter in your sign trines Neptune bringing you luck and vision of a new way of living. Let go of stuck patterns from the past. The Pisces Full Moon with its Grand Earth Trine between Uranus in Taurus, Saturn in Capricorn and the Sun in Virgo brings grounding to your visions that will help you move forward with your plans for the future.
Sagittarius November 22nd - December 21st
The Sun and North Node of the Moon shine from your solar 9th house triggering creative fire to empower your goals. Uranus in Taurus goes retrograde making you think about what it is you really want. The Leo Solar Eclipse could bring life changes over the next six months so be flexible about the form they could take. Mercury goes direct on the 18th forming a romantic sextile to Venus in Libra. This is a good time to discuss the future with the one you love and get closer. Jupiter, your ruling planet, trines Neptune in Pisces increasing your luck. Once Mars goes direct then take action on the changes that have been set into motion with the Eclipse season. Business and finances will move forward then. The Pisces Full Moon advises you to pay attention to your intuition and deepen your connection to your strong abilities to manifest.
Capricorn December 22nd - January 19th
Venus in Libra, your solar 10th house of career, trines Mars on the 7th as Uranus goes retrograde in your 5th house of romance and creativity. Money could come from unexpected sources. The New Moon in Leo falls in your solar 8th house of shared resources, work with the Eclipse's energy to activate your money houses. Mercury goes direct and so can your finances. The Full Moon in Pisces hits your solar travel/communication axis and brings in a fresh perspective. Mars stations direct on the 27th giving you an energy boost that will help you stop procrastination. Avoid power struggles for best results. Get practical about what you want to create and do the work it will take to create it. The eclipses bring changes and are opening you up to letting go of what you are tired of while remaining open to what's new in your life.
Aquarius January 20th - February 18th
Relationships and partnerships are highlighted after an intense Lunar Eclipse in your sign. This Eclipse season has surely shifted your perspective. Venus in Libra transits your solar 9th house of education and travel. Uranus, your ruling planet, goes retrograde on the 7th putting your attention on changes regarding your home and family life over the next 5 months. Mercury retrograde in Leo can cause issues with communication so be patient. The Leo Lunar Eclipse is a good time to give your mate or partner undivided attention as there is much that can be healed now. Mars retrograde enters Capricorn, your solar 12th house, helping you see what can dissolve the energies of the past so you can focus on growth. The Pisces Full Moon lights up your 2nd/8th house money axis. Finances can change in a positive way with this lunation.
Pisces February 19th - March 20th
Neptune, your ruling planet, in your sign can make you seek answers within as he continues his long transit. Venus enters Libra transiting your solar 8th house of shared resources, check your accounts to make sure everything is up to date. Mars retrograde in Aquarius, your solar 12th house facilitates your conviction to listen to your own wisdom. Reset boundaries while Mars transits Capricorn, your solar 11th house. Remember to say no if people ask for more than you want to give. The Leo New Moon empowers you to take better care of yourself and stop putting other people's needs ahead of your own. Focus on good things you want to bring into your life as Neptune trines Jupiter, your luck will improve. The Full Moon in your sign reminds you that right now, it really is all about you. Be strong.