August 2020 Horoscopes
August 2020 Horoscopes
These horoscopes are available from a partnership with astrologer Liz Simmons from The Crone. These are provided to Simply Sun Sign subscribers on the website as an added value to your subscription. Featured image by Heather Heininge.
Aries Sun/Rising It’s time to reflect on the 3rd when the Full Moon in Aquarius draws attention to your inner circle. Are you surrounding yourself with the right type of people? Full Moon in Aquarius is going to bring your friendships and relationships to your attention. It’s okay to let some connections go if the connections don’t add anything positive to your life. Venus in Cancer will begin affecting your area of family and home on the 7th. It’s time to re-prioritize who and what matters to you. When Uranus stations retrograde in Taurus on the 15th, this is going to be a fantastic time to rethink, review, revise your financial and material goals. Are you over- or underspending? Is your budget reasonable? Are you staying on track? With everything going on in the world, it can be difficult trying to hold onto a sense of stability. Now is the time to rework your budget as well as any financial goals. Mid-August is going to be an awesome time to get organized! The New Moon in Leo on the 18th is going to be an optimal time to set new intentions. It would be wise to focus your intentions on your hobbies, creativity, and sense of fun. New Moon in Leo is all about finding your inner child again. Utilize this time to get back into the activities that bring you joy. Virgo Season is just around the corner, with the Sun moving into Virgo on the 22nd. Now is the best time to begin acting on your plans and goals, especially in regard to your work and health. Since Uranus Retrograde will be focused on reworking your budget and finances, Virgo Season will be the ideal time to begin actively working on such goals. After all, now is the best time to improve your area of work and health! The end of August is aiming to go out with a bang. There will be several significant aspects between direct and retrograding planets on the 29th and 30th. Between these two days, Mercury in Virgo will trine Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn while also opposing Neptune Retrograde in Pisces. In addition to those two transits, Venus in Cancer will also oppose Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn. These transits are highlighting where you need to grow, evolve, and expand but also the aspects that you’re resisting. Acknowledge whatever truth comes to light, whether it’s about yourself, your actions, or someone else. Utilize this knowledge to help you become a better person. The best course of action is taking everything in stride in the end of August. This is a time of intrinsic growth, so you may feel withdrawn and beaten down. Surround yourself with people who love you unconditionally at this time.
Taurus Sun/Rising August seems to be a time of self-reflection. Around August 3rd, expect to review any major career changes and personal growth under the Full Moon in Aquarius. The Full Moon in Aquarius is going to put your long-term, futuristic goals into perspective. Ask yourself if you’re heading in the right direction. Part of maturing is also recognizing when it’s time to change your pace, or acknowledge that you may want to go forward with a different path. If this is the case, express your concerns with your soul connections and family at this time. Cancer in Venus will make it easy to express your feelings about any unsettling feelings. By August 12th, Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn quintiles Chiron Retrograde in Aries, which is an aspect that calls attention to what’s holding you back on your spiritual journey. Whatever is holding you back may be related to unprocessed feelings, unprocessed anger, and unprocessed aggression. Know that the sooner you acknowledge this, the sooner you can heal these aspects of yourself. However, Taurus, you are a fixed sign, which implies that you prefer to be stuck in your ways. This is most likely because the sense of familiarity is one of comfort. But what you should know is that Uranus is stationing retrograde in your sign, so you will be forced to deal with unexpected changes that are personal. Uranus will station retrograde on the 15th, so it would be wise to begin expecting the unexpected. You are going to be forced to change, grow, and evolve. It’s better to accept this instead of being dragged into your personal transformation. If you’re feeling bogged down by the responsibility of life, know that everything may kick off in your zone of fun by mid-August. Between August 19th and 22nd, both Mercury and the Sun will move into Virgo, which is going to put a fresh, renewed spin on your hobbies, activities, and past-times. This is the ideal time to begin throwing yourself back into your old projects and hobbies. Enjoy the go-with-the-flow energy. Let your plans be open-ended, and see where the day takes you! Allow this easy, breezy energy to take you where the wind blows at the end of August. The end of August is going to be a time of reflection, mainly one from a place of self-love and gentleness. Between the 29th and the 30th there will be three pertinent transits – Mercury in Virgo will oppose Neptune Retrograde in Pisces and trine Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn, plus Venus in Cancer will also oppose Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn. What does this all mean? Expect the truth to be revealed about a community, group, or friend. Utilize this revelation as means to let go, to find something that will bring more joy into your life. Likewise, utilize this revelation to celebrate positive connections that already bring joy into your life. These celebrated connections are part of your spiritual journey and growth. Let every connection teach you the necessary lessons that are pertinent to your maturation. Let go of any grudges, feelings, resentments, and people who no longer serve you. This doesn’t have to be a dramatic time, or a huge blow-out. It can be as simple as letting go of someone or something, knowing when to move on for your sake.
Gemini Sun/Rising Gemini, the beginning of August is a prime time to reflect on your journey thus far, especially under the Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd. This Full Moon is highlighting your zone of higher education and spirituality. This may be around the time where many of you are worried about your educational goals, accomplishments, or road. This may also be a time where you may be wondering if you’re on the right path. Utilize this time to congratulate yourself on the hard work you’ve already put in. Know that this is the time to revel in your milestones, journey, and accomplishments so far. Be proud for your hard work! This may be hard since Venus in Cancer is affecting your area of wealth, which can imply that you’re feeling emotional at this time. Instead of focusing on what you’ve lost or don’t have, focus on what you do have. It may be a good idea to express three things you’re grateful for every day during August. Heck, Mercury in Leo may make you want to express yourself creatively! Spread the gratitude and joy by posting on social media, creating or diving into a new hobby, or being generous with loved ones. By August 15th, you may feel like the rug has been mentally yanked out from underneath you when Uranus stations retrograde in Taurus. Uranus Retrograde is throwing curveballs in your zone of the subconscious. With Uranus Retrograde, now is the time to rethink, review, revise how you want to come across and be perceived as. Uranus Retrograde is going to teach you that your closest connections really do appreciate the real you, including the good, bad, and ugly aspects that make you uniquely you. Uranus Rx may also bring on a time of unique innovation and creativity, especially with coming to terms with talents that you were either unaware of or kept a secret from others. When Sun in Leo trines Mars in Aries, creating a lively, vivacious manner in your zone of finances and career, this may also be an ideal time to reflect on your financial goals in relation to your long-term career goals. Think about your ideal lifestyle, and the steps to take to get there. With these two fiery placements in harmony, this is a great time to jumpstart any goals. By the New Moon in Leo on the 18th, you may have an idea of what you need to revise in regard to your wealth. What traditions and values stick out to you? How could you be better at budgeting at this time? Could you also be more generous with your wealth? Ask yourself these questions when setting down new intentions under the New Moon. Between the 19th and 22nd, Mercury and the Sun will slide into Virgo, bringing awareness to your family and home. Virgo season will be an ideal time to think detailing your home and family. This will be a time where you can hyper-focus on your loved ones, home improvements, and family goals. It may begin coming to head by the end of August when Mercury in Virgo opposes Neptune Retrograde and trines Jupiter Retrograde. You many unexpectedly deal with the realization that your long-term goals and plans with your ideal family and home aren’t what you expected. There may be a shocking revelation. Maybe a home project went awry, unexpected family drama, or a family member coming out with news. Likewise, you could come under heavy criticism for what you want by loved ones. Additionally, you could also come to a shocking revelation that you want something totally different, or wish to go with a different route. Whatever the case may be, accept the truth as is and use it to your advantage. If you find yourself being re-routed, then understand it’s going to have a positive impact in the long-term. Change is good, and luckily, you’re no stranger to change, Gemini.
Cancer Sun/Rising The Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd is going to be a time to reflect on all that is hidden in your life. The Full Moon is impacting your hidden desires, goals, and pleasures at this time. You may have come to the realization that some aspects of yourself should be kept a secret from others. It’s okay to make moves behind the scenes, or in silence. Your moves may be money-related as Mercury in Leo is bringing positivity to your sector of wealth. Don’t be afraid to keep your success or plans to yourself for right now. Keep them guessing! Venus moves into Cancer a few days later, which is inferring it’s time to give a little self-love to yourself. Venus in Cancer is casting a loving glow on who you are, and want to be. Time to take a step back and focus on yourself. Mid-August is going to bring some wake up, shake up energy into your inner circle. Uranus is stationing retrograde in Taurus on the 15th, bringing a level of chaotic rebellion to your subconscious. With everything going on intrinsically and extrinsically, Uranus Retrograde may have you feeling a bit insane. This is an opportune time to rethink, review, revise your mental processes. Are you appraising your stressors correctly? Is your thought process more negative or positive? Overall, how could you improve your inner monologue? Part of this could have to do with your wealth, values, and traditions. These aspects of your life come into revision around the 18th with the New Moon in Leo. New Moon in Leo is the perfect time to set new intentions down. Are you holding yourself and others to an ideal standard? Are you practicing what you preach? How could you improve your own morality? Consider these questions under the New Moon. With Mercury and the Sun moving into Virgo between the 19th to the 22nd, this is the best time to move forward with improvement. The Virgo transits are going to highlight your communication and education, which could be crucial to how you choose to improve your life. The Virgo influence can help you adjust as you go, but remain on track with acting on your intentions and goals! The end of August is going out with a bang, especially between the 24th to the 30th. On the 24th, Mars in Aries squares Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn, creating friction between your sector of commitments and your sector of maturation. This particular transit may call your commitments and relationships into question, especially if said commitments aren’t pushing you in your personal evolution. This transit may also highlight when Uranus Retrograde will have you feeling emotionally at odds with yourself. Luckily, this may end on the 30th when Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn, creating an opportunity for balance between the self and your sector of commitments. Pluto Retrograde can push you to end commitments and relationships that are holding you back. If you find yourself letting people, opportunities, and responsibilities go at the end of August, keep in mind that it’s because these aspects of your life weren’t positive.
Leo Sun/Rising Happy Leo season! August kicks off with a Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd. Full Moon in Aquarius is going to be a time to reflect on your commitments and relationships. This is an ideal time to see if you’ve improved any relationships, if any relationships have ended, if any relationships are new, and how current commitments are paying off. Regardless of where you stand, you’ll know how to navigate it when Mercury enters Leo on the 4th. Mercury in Leo can help you vocalize what you want and deserve out of your commitments. When Venus moves into Cancer on the 7th, this is the extra love you can begin giving back to your subconscious. Utilize Venus in Cancer to forgive, empathize, and understand. On the 15th, Uranus joins its fellow planetary friends in retrograde under the sign of Taurus. Uranus Retrograde will ensue a bit of methodical chaos in your career path and maturation. While retrograding, expect long-term gradual changes in your futuristic plans. You may begin to slowly move away from certain groups to pursue new ones. There may be unexpected events that should be appraised as opportunities to mature. All in all, tread lightly! Shortly after, the Sun in Leo and Mercury in Leo will trine Mars in Aries, which breathes life back into your higher purpose. You may feel invigorated under this transit. This can be the push you’ve been needing to get back into your spiritual practice, higher education, and spiritual journey. Use this transit to express your journey or goals creatively. This can even be an ideal time to research higher education related goals, such as types of graduate programs or registering for college courses. If you’re feeling called to a higher purpose, this is the time to go for it! Under the New Moon in Leo on the 18th, set new intentions for self-improvement. Ask yourself what you ought to improve. This can be intrinsic, like getting back into your education or working on shadow-work. It can also be extrinsic, such as exploring your old favorite hobbies or working on your outer appearance. Whatever the case may be, New Moon in Leo is the best time to make and stick with self-improvement goals! Like all Zodiac seasons, yours will come to an end on the 22nd when the Sun moves into Virgo. Virgo Season can be an opportune time to review your financial habits and budgeting as well as your values. Speaking of values, what matters the most to you? This may come into focus on the 30th when Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn. This transit is the time to find balance between the subconscious and health/work habits. If you’re feeling overworked, underappreciated, or just out of sync, this transit may highlight these feelings. Pluto Retrograde is going to call for an ending, particularly with poor work and health related habits. Use this time to reinvest in yourself, and mental health. Let the bad habits die.
Virgo Sun/Rising It’s time to reflect on health and work on the 3rd under the Full Moon in Aquarius. The Full Moon is going to be taking a moment to look back on any and all recent changes. Did you achieve or make progress on any health-related goals? Do you have a rigid relationship with work, or are you taking a moment to relax? With the Full Moon in Aquarius, now is the time to think about how major work/health adjustments have paid off in the last month. If you’re finding that you’re having a hard time adjusting, or meeting goals, Mercury in Leo will be the pep-talk your subconscious needs. When Venus moves into Cancer on the 7th, this is calling for self-love in your communities. It’s time to show your friends some love! Venus in Cancer is going to be all about getting involved with old communities, and rebuilding lost connections. On the 15th, Uranus will station retrograde in Taurus, instilling chaos in your spiritual journey. It’s time to change your tune! Are you on the right path? Are you doing your shadow-work? If you are doing shadow-work, what’s come up for you? Expect unexpected emotional wounds to resurface under curious circumstances. Uranus Retrograde will throw curveballs and obstacles, which can either hinder or help your ever-evolving journey. The next major transit will be on the 18th with the New Moon in Leo. The New Moon in Leo is highlighting your subconscious. New Moons are the time to set new goals and intentions. Because it’s affecting your subconscious, it may be wise to think about new ways to creatively express your inner thoughts and feelings. It’s also a perfect time to switch your inner monologue’s tone from negative to positive! After the New Moon, the Sun will move into Virgo on the 22nd. Virgo Season is going to be the time where you feel most powerful. Because Mercury and the Sun are in Virgo, your vitality and mental power is immense. During Virgo Season, aim to finish your projects and achieve your goals! The end of August goes out with some power transits on the 29th and 30th. During these two days, Mercury in Virgo will trine Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn while also opposing Neptune Retrograde in Pisces. These transits are going to shine a light on your relationships, particularly which relationships bring you joy and which relationships bring you misery. If you find that a certain connection isn’t adding anything positive to your life, then focus on the connections that make you feel happy. Invite your fun-loving, positive connections to do something together. These two transits can help you shift your focus to exciting, adventurous relationships that bring you joy!
Libra Sun/Rising It’s time reflect on your favorite pastimes and drama under the Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd. The Full Moon is great to look back on any drama that has erupted in the past month, particularly how you handled it and how it’s turned out. Aside from drama, the Full Moon is the time to reflect on how much or little you’ve been having fun. More importantly, what you’ve done to have fun as well. When Mercury enters Leo, this will bring back a feeling of warmth and loyalty in your communities. If drama has affected your social life, then Mercury in Leo will re-confirm who the real friends are at this time. When Venus moves into Cancer on the 7th, this is going to bring some compassion back into your sector of career and maturation. Use a little self-love when thinking about your long-term goals, and your personal plight. On the 15th, Uranus stations retrograde in Taurus, ensuing rebellion in your sector of all that remains hidden. Is there something that’s been nagging you, lingering on the back of your mind? Is there something you want to bring to light, but fail to know how to? Uranus Retrograde is the time where secrets, mysterious, and the truth will reveal itself. Unexpectedly, of course! Shortly after, the New Moon in Leo on the 18th will bring back some much-needed optimism in your communities. Now is the time to make plans with friends, get involved in your favorite social groups, and even volunteer for new organizations. Make your connections a priority under the New Moon. Between the 19th and 22nd, the Sun and Mercury moves into Virgo, which bring clear sight and communication to your subconscious. Virgo Season is prime time to clear your head of negative thoughts, attitudes, and inner monologue. Instead, Virgo Season can be the opportune time to think clearly about long-term ventures, plans, and connections. The end of August is going to bring the end of an era. When Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn on the 30th, this is creating space for balance between your family/home and your maturation. Pluto Retrograde is causing a dynamic shift in your family and home. Maybe it’s time to cut your losses with certain familial connections, or maybe you’re moving during August. Whatever the ending may be, know that it will help you in your growth. While taking your endings in stride, do so with self-compassion and forgiveness. Don’t forget to nurture yourself while you go through this transition.
Scorpio Sun/Rising Under the Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd, this is a period to reflect on your journey with your home and family. Over the last month, has anything significant happened with your family and/or home? Did you complete any goals or projects? Have your familial connections improved or worsened? Reflect on your time, and ask yourself if you’re still being authentic even with your family or in your own home. If you’re finding the straight-laced courage to speak up for yourself, Mercury in Leo will be bringing some confidence back into your sector of recognition and maturation. Mercury in Leo is the bright, sunny mental space needed to stand your ground. With Venus moving into Cancer on the 7th, this transit is going to begin teaching you lessons in compassion, empathy, and intuition. These lessons will be crucial to your own spiritual journey. This may start with healing any Mother Wounds or your bond with your mother. Afterwards, Uranus joins in retrograde under the sign of Taurus on the 15th. Uranus Retrograde is going to instill some much-needed chaos in your sector of commitments and relationships. It’s time to shake up your love life! If you find that connections are coming to a close, or experience dramatic shifts in in a relationship, you can thank Uranus Retrograde for that. The New Moon in Leo on the 18th is breathing some life back into your sector of recognition, maturation, and career. New Moons are ideal for creating new goals, or thinking of new aspirations. Leo’s sunny, bold influence is going to dare you to dream big. Think of a futuristic goal in relation to your career path, how you want to be recognized, and/or your maturation process. Leo Season comes to an end on the 22nd when the Sun enters Virgo. During Virgo Season, you can expect to be steady yet fluid when it comes to your friend groups and communities. This is the time to make plans, enjoy other’s company, and even multi-task your participation in events. The end of August is going to be a time of reflection with your groups, communication, and commitments. Between the 29th and 30th, Mercury in Virgo will trine Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn and oppose Neptune Retrograde in Pisces. Mercury trine Jupiter Retrograde is prime time to expand, evolve, and manifest with your communicative abilities. Mercury oppose Neptune Retrograde is the time to communicate any inner truths, secrets, or thoughts about your commitments or in your significant relationships. Overall, an ideal time to have the conversation you’ve been wanting to have!
Sagittarius Sun/Rising Are you speaking from your heart, Sagittarius? It’s time to reflect on your communicative abilities under the Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd. During the Full Moon, ask yourself if your speaking from a place of honesty, integrity, but also empathy. You can be communicative without being standoffish. Maybe it’s time to begin rethinking about how you can work on your communication style and abilities. Mercury in Leo is transiting in your zone of spiritual journey and higher education, which implies that it’s time to begin working on communicating from a place of authenticity and warmth. On the 7th, Venus moves in Cancer, impacting your sector of all that is hidden. With Venus in Cancer, this is the time to gently work on all of your hidden talents, interests, and desires. Said aspects may be related to finances, sex, occult, and even death (both metaphysical and metaphorical). Uranus stations retrograde in Taurus on the 15th, ensuing chaos in your work and health. With Uranus in retrograde, expect the unexpected at work. There may be projects, deadlines, twists and turns jumping out of nowhere. Because Uranus Retrograde can also impact your health, keep an eye on how you’re feeling over the next few months. Uranus Retrograde can allude to becoming suddenly ill, or experiencing sudden ailments. Such ailments can be related to your throat, neck, shoulders, and ears. Under the New Moon in Leo on the 158th, there is a renewed vitality in your spiritual journey and higher education. The New Moon can be impactful with creating new goals, or working and long-term goals in relation to your education. The New Moon can also be ideal to create new intentions regarding your spiritual journey, such as actively working on ways to express yourself creatively. With the New Moon in mind, know that you may be feeling more hopeful with your futuristic endeavors! Leo Season comes to a close when Mercury moves into Virgo in the 19th and the Sun moves into Virgo on the 22nd. During Virgo Season, you may be feeling mutable and clear when it comes to how you want to be recognized, your maturation process, and your career path. Virgo Season is right time to begin multi-tasking your long-term career oriented goals. This could include applying to multiple jobs at once, balancing a few jobs, working on significant projects, and more! The final significant transit for August is on the 30th, when Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn. This transit is asking for self-love when dealing with losses or endings in your sector of finances, material items, and values. You may have recently lost a portion of your finances, haven’t been budgeting well, or a generally under the financial weather. You could have also realized that your values and moral code are changing, which can be scary in itself. Whatever the case may be, you are going through a transition in your life. Exercise self-forgiveness at this time. Use Venus’s influence to mediate any harsh feelings over your losses.
Capricorn Sun/Rising What have you gained and lost over the last month? The Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd is a time to reflect your wealth and values. Under the Full Moon, it would be wise to reflect on any major financial changes, particularly losses or gains. The Full Moon may also call attention to your moral code and values, especially what could be re-worked or reviewed to fit your current state. You could even consider being more open about your lifestyle changes, losses, and gains with Mercury in Leo affecting your sector of all that is hidden. If you are experiencing a shift or change, talk about it. You can speak from a place of gratitude, warmth, positivity, and authenticity at this time. On the 7th, Venus moves into Cancer, creating a focus on your love life and commitments. August could be a great time to get back into the dating scene, or bring some love back into your significant relationships! On the 12th, Saturn Retrograde in Capricorn quintiles Chiron Retrograde in Aries, creating tension between the self and the family/home. Mid-August could be a time where old familial wounds, patterns, and pain comes back. If this is the case, know that it’s coming back up because Saturn Retrograde sees a valuable opportunity for a lesson to be learned and applied. The lesson may have to do with how you express how you feel, how you appraise your wounds, and how you choose to grow from it. Don’t expect this to go anywhere anytime soon with Uranus Retrograde in Taurus occurring on the 15th! Uranus Retrograde is going to unearth drama in your life. So, expect family and friend drama to ensue. There may even be love-related drama for some of you, particularly drama that’s related to sexual-based relationships. Uranus Retrograde could also bring some much-needed change to your favorite past-times and hobbies. Don’t be afraid to be adventurous with trying new things… you might just like it! Under the New Moon in Leo on the 18th, there will be a renewed vigor in your sector of the hidden. Dive into your weird, unusual interests and habits. The New Moon is all about expressing yourself creatively, and in this case, it may be related to sex, witchcraft, occult, and more! Get weird and have fun! Leo Season comes to an end on the 22nd when the Sun moves into Virgo. Virgo Season is going to be prime-time to work on your shadow-work and higher education goals. Utilize the fluid stability of Virgo Season to get ahead of your higher education. This could be the time to register for classes, apply for programs, explore program options, interview, and more. Virgo Season is also the time to think clearly about your life with shadow-work in mind. This can be an ideal time to heal yourself with mental clarity and stability. As August comes to a close, there are two transits to watch out for. On the 29th, Mercury in Virgo trines Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn, creating harmony between your sector of spirituality/education and yourself. As Mercury trines Jupiter Retrograde, it’s time to see the big picture and think about your long-term goals with steady optimism. Finally, on the 30th, Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn, inferring that a commitment or relationship could cause an intrinsic transition. There may be a particular love connection or commitment that has cause a radical change in self-perception. You may meet someone or be dealing with someone who inspires you to work on self-transformation. There is an aspect of yourself that is coming to an end. Embrace the transformative process.
Aquarius Sun/Rising Are you feeling at ease with who you are, Aquarius? The Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd is implementing a self-reflective focus. Full Moons are ideal to reflect on the journey thus far, and in your case, it’s the journey of the self. Congratulate yourself for any significant personal achievements at this time. Reflect on where you could further improve or expand upon. As Mercury enters Leo on the 4th, this is instilling an optimistic outlook on your commitments and relationships. If needed, now is the time to have the necessary conversations with your significant relationships. Speak openly, brightly, and from the heart. By the 7th, Venus will move into Cancer, putting a self-loving tone on your relationship with work and health. Venus in Cancer is awesome in regard for work because it’s perfect for self-forgiveness, compassion, and understanding. Exercise these aspects of Venus in Cancer when dealing with crises at work, or when you’re feeling pressure at work. In regard to health, know that it’s okay to take it easy and have a mental day when needed. There isn’t a reason to beat yourself up. By the 15th, Uranus stations retrograde in Taurus, which is instilling a little bit of rebellion and chaos in your family and home. Uranus Retrograde is going to throw some curveballs with your family. This can refer to drama coming out of nowhere, family members popping back into your life unexpectedly, and even an unexpected pregnancy. The New Moon in Leo on the 18th is the life-force your commitments and relationships need. With the New Moon in mind, think about all the ways you can express how much you care about your significant relationships. It may be outside of your comfort zone, but it would be wise to show how much you love somebody by expressing it creatively. This may also be the time to set new intentions or goals in relation to your commitments and relationships. Make your partner a priority. Get excited about your commitments. Uranus Retrograde can also imply home projects gone awry, losing a sale on a home, and even moving. Between the 19th and 22nd, Virgo season comes into focus with Mercury and the Sun moving into Virgo. Virgo Season is prime-time to think clearly and methodically about your finances, sex-life, and quirky occult-related hobbies. The end of August comes with significant transits. On the 29th, Mercury in Virgo trines Jupiter Retrograde in Capricorn, creating harmony between all this is hidden and your subconscious. In other words, this transit is the time to move in silence. You can grow, expand, and evolve but do so quietly. The less people who are in your business, the better. And finally, Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto Retrograde in Capricorn on the 30th, implying that a change in your mental state is needed to improve your health and work ethic. Pluto Retrograde is going to transform your inner monologue. This transformation is needed as it can improve your daily life, relationship with work, and overall health.
Pisces Sun/Rising Let’s recap on your mental state and inner monologue under the Full Moon in Aquarius on the 3rd. Is your inner monologue helping or hindering you? Could it be more positive, progressive, and futuristic? Think back to this past month, and reflect on how your subconscious has affected your daily life. This may be more noticeable in your work environment, relationship with work, and relationship with health. As Mercury in Leo affects said areas, maybe it’s time to put more of a positive twist on these aspects of your life. It’s okay to be optimistic in the face of adversity! As Venus in Cancer affects your zone of hobbies, activities, and fun, now is the time to get back in touch with your inner child. Venus in Cancer is going to bring you back to your childhood, so prepare for nostalgia! Reread your favorite books, cook your favorite meals, and/or re-watch your favorite childhood cartoons. On the 15th, Uranus stations retrograde in Taurus, causing a radical shift in communication. Choose your words carefully as Uranus Retrograde can really turn a conversation on a dime. Be mindful of which hills you’re willing to die on and which hills you’re willing to pass on too. You don’t have to go to war over every little thing. Shortly after, the Sun in Leo will trine Mars in Aries, bringing in passion with work and finances. Now is a great time for money moves! On the 18th, the New Moon in Leo is all about setting new intentions with work and health. Ask yourself if you can work on any current projects or goals that are related to your desired/current occupation. Set intentions to improve your mental, physical, and emotional health at this time. The Leo influence is one of positivity and optimism, so take advantage of this transit! By the 22nd, the Sun will move into Virgo, kicking off Virgo Season. Virgo Season may be the time to work on your relationships and commitments. It’s time to be a steady partner and friend to others. Virgo Season may even be a time to work on and hold yourself to your own standards. Aim to have better relationships, and more fulfilling commitments. By the end of August, it’s going to be time to get real about how you come across in your relationships and commitments. On the 30th, Mercury in Virgo will oppose Neptune Retrograde in Pisces, creating an opportunity for an honest conversation. This conversation can most certainly be intrinsic or extrinsic. Regardless, the conversation will be centered around looking at yourself and your actions honestly. Are you your best self, right now? Are you the best partner you can be to someone else? Do you need to work on yourself before working on a relationship? As you consider these questions, know that this may be the time where you realize that it’s time to prioritize yourself before any other relationships. Keep in mind that you can’t always pour from an empty cup!