With the August 22, the Sun blazing through Leo, your fifth house of passion, romance is on the agenda, as your alluring sex appeal makes you hotter than the rising summer temperatures. Both friends and lovers will gravitate toward your alluring presence. Now is the time to spend quality time with your friends dancing the night away or to throw an impromptu barbecue.
On August 2, the new moon in Leo helps you turn a new page in your love life, especially if you take some pride in your uniqueness. For Aries usually known for flying solo, a sudden romantic spark could turn serious and stable fast. Open up to someone who's grounded, but also reminds you of life's limitless possibilities.
On August 30, be aware as you may suffer from a case of confusion, as goes retrograde in Virgo, until September 22. During this period, place your efforts into reviewing the nuts and bolts of your daily life. Do a thorough assessment of your budget and filing systems. Clean out the old pile of papers you always say you'll get to, but never do. If you try to push ahead and launch a new office project or install a new computer system, it could be inherently problematic. Miscommunications could also cause problems with your coworkers, so be extra careful about what you say and put into emails. If you can help it, it's a better time to take a more introverted position, than to take be the aggressive outspoken person that you sometime are. It’s important that you remember to be punctual, not leaving any travel time to chance, especially if it's an important meeting. Don't be late for an important job interviews or miss a flight for a big event. Take extra precautions in this regard.
The Sun is in Leo and your domestic fourth house until August 22, which will cause you to gravitate towards establishing deep roots. Gather with your family and loved ones. Spend quality time at home and indulge in some well overdue self-care. With the August 2 Leo new moon comes a six-month cycle for home and family. Now is an ideal time to move, or explore ways you can make your current home feel more like your own sanctuary. Break out your interior decorating skills, reconfigure the furniture or revitalize your walls with a new shade of color. Now may be a good time to consider starting a family or possibly to seek a new way of relating to a child, parent or female relative.
On August 13, Saturn will end its five-month retrograde that began on March 25. With the planet of maturity and tough lessons moving forward again, tough hurdles in your closest relationships could start to clear up. Or, perhaps a promising business venture which may have stalled or fizzled out could reignite as you are finally able to come to mutual terms. For couples this could be an important period for stabilizing your connection.
Until August 22, the Sun is in Leo and your third house of communication and ideas, helping you brainstorm, pitch and write thereby establishing new synergies with a colleague, kindred spirit or even a sibling. You feel the desire to be heard and have your thoughts acknowledged and reflected back to you now. This is also a great time to sharpen your listening skills, practicing the art of "active listening" instead of jumping in with your usual anecdotes and advice.
On August 2, the new moon in Leo helps you turn an established a new chapter in your closest ties. Maybe it’s time to make something official? This new moon forms a supportive trine with stabilizing Saturn in Sagittarius, your seventh house of one-on-one unions. A straightforward talk could help you solidify where you stand with a business or romantic partner. New moons have six-month development cycles, so conversations today could plant the seeds for the corresponding Leo full moon in February 2017. If you have a million-dollar idea brewing, run it by a trusted mentor or expert. Their enlightening perspective could help you turn this idea into a reality.
It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get busy, Cancer. It might be high season on the beach, but for you, the Sun is shining on your second house of work and money. Until August 22, the Sun is cruising through Leo, heating up your financial ventures and security-building efforts. It's time to get practical and prioritize; cutting the excess from your life so you actually do have time left over for a summer escape.
On August 2, the Leo new moon could bring an exciting work or money-making opportunity. You might also kick off a new routine that helps your life run more efficiently. Since new moons can take up to six months to unfold, this is an ideal day to set intentions or plant the seeds for prosperity and stability. Combine that with diligent focus and hard work, and your efforts could pay off by the end of the year. This new moon will also form a harmonious trine to structured Saturn in your analytical and health-conscious sixth house. Exercise, de-cluttering and cleaning up your eating habits will also bring you the grounded feeling you desire.
The Aquarius full moon could bring a big payout, a passive income opportunity, or a chance to merge your assets and skills into a joint venture. Partnering with a heavy hitter could result in a reward for efforts started in early 2016. Real estate, investments and long-term fiscal plans should be the focus here. The heavy-duty work emphasis lets up on August 22, when the Sun moves into Virgo and your communicative third house for a month. At this time, your social life picks up and you could have some exciting brainstorms or a-ha moments. Now is a great time to schedule meetings, pitches and informational interviews and most importantly to explore new options.
This month your energy levels return with a vengeance. For the last two months you've been dragging a bit, feeling moody, insular or just not at your peak. Blame it on motivational Mars, which has been slogging through Scorpio and your sleepy, hazy twelfth house since May 27. From August 2-September 27, Mars soars into Sagittarius and reignites your spark. The action picks up and things start going your way and now you've got the energy and motivation to take on exciting new challenges. With all this charisma you could attract a sexy new romance or some fame for your original ideas.
Elevating the feel-good vibes, the Sun is in Leo and your expansive ninth house until August 22. As the natural ruler of the zodiac's ninth house, you're in the zone now. Get back to those big dreams and visionary plans. It’s a great time to travel and connect to long-distance kindred spirits; the Sun in your worldly ninth house gives you feelings of optimism and goodwill. With the August 2 Leo new moon you kick off a fresh cycle for entrepreneurial ventures, travel and study. Expect big opportunities and cross-cultural connections which could pick up momentum over the next six months. This new moon will also form a golden trine to structured Saturn in Sagittarius, helping set your plans on a firm foundation. Advocate for yourself and share your ideas, but do so from a position of strength and maturity. Be the calm voice of reason speaking up for change.
This month look enjoy the finer things in life, like a cultured outing to a museum or decadent meal including lobster preferably with the company of your favorite companion. As one of the zodiac's most independent signs, you don't take joining forces lightly, in business or pleasure. Now, though, you're up for establishing a connection—and figuring out ways to better communicate compromise and commit. On August 2, the new moon in Leo brings a fresh start in all one-on-one relationships—especially those built on a spirit of friendship. Look to strengthen romantic bonds by socializing together. Also, you may meet a new longtime friend at a networking event.
As the eleventh house rules technology, you and a partner should look to plant seeds for a new digital venture. Intentions set today will blossom over the next six months. Stay on the path of harmony and collaboration as this month as you will go much further working in tandem.
The peak of summer is your busiest season, Scorpio. While others look to bask in the sunshine, you may be cooling out in the central A/C of your office—at least for the first three weeks of August. The Sun is in Leo and your tenth house of career until August 22, making its ambitious annual pilgrimage through the top of your chart. Inconvenient as this timing seems, this is your moment to make some power moves. You can reward yourself later in the month with late-summer gatherings and getaways, when the Sun moves into a more social part of your chart. The tenth house also rules men and fathers, so your dad or an important male could play into events this month.
On August 2, the Leo new moon kicks off a fresh six-month cycle in your professional sector. Set intentions for where you'd like to be by the end of 2016 or early 2017 whether that be running your own department, making bonus bank for closing out with record Q4 sales, or finding a new job all together. If you're hunting for a new job or clients, put the feelers out now. Set a date for a salary review, send out a proposal or start drafting a business plan in preparation for your new start up idea.
The Sun is blazing its fiery annual trail through your zodiac sign until August 22, heating up your solo ventures and passion projects. The big day to circle arrives August 2, when the year's only Leo new moon kicks off your personal new year. This is a powerful day to set bold intentions for your biggest dreams and visionary plans. Get focused on what you want and ask the universe to show you the path. In the coming six months you could turn those hopes into a concrete reality that manifests between now and the February 10 Leo full moon which will also be a potent game changing eclipse. Meantime the Leo new moon will form a supportive trine to structured Saturn in Sagittarius, your fifth house of love and creativity. As you assert yourself and make your needs known loud and clear, a relationship could move to the next level.
Saturn retrograde likely dished out a few tough lessons of the heart but not too tough, since the ringed planet is making a relatively gentle angle to your Sun. You are growing and maturing as a person and that's revealing itself in your style, demeanor and romantic choices. Saturn will remain here until December 2017, slowly but surely stabilizing everything that you're passionate about—be it a love interest or an artistic undertaking
This month remember to be a little more patient. As everyone else rushes through their day, the stars invite you to adopt a slower, more nurturing pace. The Sun is floating through Leo and your twelfth house of rest until August 22. It's your annual "sleepy month" and you just don't have the energy to rally for that dance-'til-dawn party or adrenal-fatiguing work project. Instead, direct your focus internally. The twelfth house rules the subconscious, and with the Sun heating up this part of your chart your dreams and imagination could be especially active. Slip off the radar for a creative sabbatical, an off-the-grid getaway, or just some downtime to indulge your inner hermit. Give yourself the time and space to reenergize as you're processing a year's worth of emotions and experiences in preparation for Virgo season.
You're back to full capacity after August 22, when the Sun enters Virgo for its annual visit. The next month is all about you, as your birthday season and "solar return" arrive. Your energy levels get a major boost, and you'll be eager to focus on new projects and undertakings. Since the Sun is moving through your first house of appearances, an image revamp or a style overhaul could be just what you need.
Until August 22, the Sun is sailing through Leo, your eleventh house of socializing, friendships and group activity. Soak up the last bit of summer with your crew, and go see a classic outdoor movie, listen to a live band on the pier or hit a summer White Party. Whether you're meeting eclectic new people at a rooftop dance party or going to an industry meet-and-greet, you are bound to make exciting new connections now. On August 2, the Leo new moon could initiate a sparkling alliance, either online (the eleventh house rules technology) or in person. This collaboration could really go the distance, thanks to the new moon forming a supportive trine with serious Saturn in Sagittarius, your third house of communication and ideas. New moons take six months to unfold, so use this date to kick off an innovative team project. Give yourself permission to push the boundaries—be edgy and a little controversial, and use social media to reach a wider audience. Just make sure your message brings people together instead of alienating and polarizing them.
Be vigilant as the mental fog heightens on August 30, as communicator Mercury retrogrades in Virgo and your hazy twelfth house until September 22. You're simply not operating on all cylinders during this period. If there's something that needs your meticulous attention, like a legal contract, get a second opinion. Don't assume that you're on top of the details or have this all figured out. With Mercury in this confusing position, someone could intentionally withhold details or paint a rosier picture than the reality actually is. Emotionally, you could feel adrift, sluggish or unable to see a situation with clear eyes. Breathe through any discomfort, turn on a guided meditation or just let yourself feel those feelings instead of suppressing them. The sooner they pass through your system, the sooner you'll process them.
This month, you may need to delve into some emotional and private places as the Sun burns through Leo, your eighth house of psychological intensity, intimacy and shared ventures until August 22. The first three weeks of the month could be profound as you're prone to avoiding superficial concerns but rather drawn into the depths of your feelings. Don’t get involved in mind-numbing talk but instead get introspective about what you need to feel powerful in this world. Nurture your closest bonds, as they are an emotional resource now. The eighth house also rules wealth, so consider consolidating debt, meet with a financial advisor, and figure out a way to set yourself up on a more secure foundation.
If you've been carrying the weight of the world, your load will should begin to lighten by midmonth. On August 13, Saturn, your ruling planet, turns forward after a five-month retrograde providing closure and healing. Since March 25, Saturn's course-reversal might have brought you to some pretty emotionally heavy places. A physical or emotional health issue may have consumed your attention. Or, a close person may have hidden something distressing from you or revealed their unsavory true colors. The disappointment may have hit especially hard, so you might need to keep some optimism in reserve.
August brings a more disciplined vibe. You've had your fair share of fun in the sun and indulgence. Now you're shifting gears, as the Sun marches through Leo and your efficient and health-conscious sixth house until August 22, ushering in a detail-oriented and practical mood. This month you're more likely to prioritize quality sleep over late night fun. During Leo season, your health is back at the top of your priority list—so take good care of your mind, body and spirit. Run or walk on the beach, swim some laps at the outdoor pool or get back to your favorite yoga class. Exercise can be an incredible anchor, giving you the energy to focus.
On August 2, the Leo new moon helps you cement better health practices, as it makes a happy trine to structured Saturn in Sagittarius. This burst of discipline helps you commit to better wellness routines. Soon enough, getting some exercise will feel as essential as brushing your teeth or taking a shower. A coach or mentor could empower you to feel more in charge of your day-to-day life, serving as a motivator of productivity and organization.