It’s full-on planetary activity as soon as August begins. On the 1st/2nd, action planet Mars meets the planet of change & innovation, Uranus, in your star sign Taurus. Mars is powering up the most personal sector of your horoscope.
This is turbo-powered activist planetary energy. Even though you are a fixed earth sign and renowned for being stubborn, this isn’t a time to stay put or refuse to change.
Plus, Mars & Uranus are at the same point in the zodiac as the karmic north node. Therefore, you may sense the wheel of fortune turning & moving you forward. Together, this triple combination is about fast progress, dynamic decisions & lightning impulses.
It’s not a time to be foolhardy or take unnecessary risks. Yet, it may be a time to stand up for what you believe in, be an innovator and use technology to your advantage. Mars is a planet that requires bravery and courage. Consider where in life you’re ready to be bold.
Mars remains in Taurus until the 20th when you’re likely to feel fired up and ready for action. This may be about a new chapter in your personal life with more freedom and time for you. Alternatively, you’re engaging with society and helping bring about change in a positive way.
Home & Family/Work & Career
Your ruling planet Venus is in the emotional water sign Cancer until the 11th. Cancer is the star sign linked to the home and family.
Venus here lights up your communication sector and life close to home. You may want to engage actively out in the world and connect with friends, neighbours, relatives or your local community.
Venus in Cancer is caring and kind and you may be doing what you can to help others. Or, you’re the one to receive an unexpected compliment or gift. Notice what happens on the 2nd & 3rd when this vibe is especially strong.
On the 11th, Venus enters Leo, the star sign at the base of your horoscope. The Sun is here until the 23rd. This is your home and family sector and it’s a good month to catch up with loved ones or make a significant home move.
The 18th could see you taking a trip down memory lane. Or, perhaps a benefactor or person from your past steps in to help.
The Full Moon on the 12th also highlights your home life, your security and foundations. The Sun in Leo opposes the Moon in Aquarius and your career and vocation sector but it’s not necessarily a steady time. Saturn in Aquarius sits next to the Moon in Aquarius, a symbol of endings or limitation.
Plus, there’s a clash between the Full Moon and Mars & Uranus in your star sign Taurus. Therefore, events at home or work could instigate change in your personal life. Alternatively, you may be ready to get things moving yourself and this is when you experience a strong desire for change.
You may not see eye-to-eye with people at work. Or, perhaps you’re not happy with what you’re being told or the direction that a project, job or organisation is going in.
Uranus turns retrograde in Taurus on the 24th and remains at 18° Taurus throughout August. If your birthday falls on May 8th-10th, you’ll experience the Uranus’ factor strongly this month.
Sometimes, external events kick in to bring about change. Other times, it’s your feelings of restlessness that trigger a significant move. The 27th & 28th repeat these key themes.
Both Aquarius and Taurus are fixed signs and can be stubborn. Yet, Uranus is urging you to break with tradition, do things differently and shake things up. You may already know what this means for you personally.
One area of your life where you can start to make progress this month is money and it’s here where you’re wise to focus your ambition.
This is because action planet Mars enters Gemini and your personal money sector on the 20th and will play a key role in your financial fortunes for the next seven months.
It’s unusual for Mars to be in one star sign for such a long time but, as Mars turns retrograde in the last two months of 2022, this is what’s happening. Mars only leaves Gemini and your money sector in March 2023.
Gemini is the star sign linked to communication. Therefore, it’s a good time to draw up new plans, do your accounts and be vocal in what you want to achieve financially. Keep your eyes firmly fixed on your long-term goals and stay steady in your belief to earn well.
Gemini is the star sign linked to values and self-worth in your horoscope. You may be engaged in a war of words regarding what you’re paid or what you’re paying out.
This month’s astrology feels lively and full-on which doesn’t always suit you being one of the earth signs. Sometimes, you prefer a steady pace and less drama. What may help throughout August is the emphasis on Virgo, another earth sign.
Talk planet Mercury is in Virgo from the 4th to the 26th and is joined by the Sun on the 23rd. This is where’s a New Moon on the 27th, a symbol of new beginnings.
Virgo rules play and entertainment in your horoscope, luck and good fortune. Ensure you put time and energy into the people and events in life that bring you pleasure. Be open to romance, find your inner creator or artist. Be around the people you love.
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