August brings an abundance of dynamic Leo energy; the lion is roaring, bringing passion, love and romance and just in time for the holiday season! The love planet Venus is in sensitive Cancer until the 26th, providing some lessons in evaluating the real worth of relationships and partnerships. Mars, the warrior planet, remains in Leo all month, offering plenty of opportunity for creative ideas to flourish. Take care after the13th as the trickster planet Mercury moves into retrograde motion. As usual during this three week phase there may be hitches and glitches with travel plans and all forms of communication; be sure to check everything at least once, preferably twice. The full moon in Aquarius on the 13th is a great time to start a new adventure or begin a creative project. The Leo new moon on the 21st is also a total solar eclipse, this powerful energy brings hidden matters to the surface, both globally and personally. During an eclipse nothing is clear and everything is hidden, therefore it’s probably best to wait a while before making any important decisions, particularly those around love and romance.
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL 20
It’s all change this month as the Sun and Mars occupy the love and romance sector of your chart – fun and games are in the spotlight and the focus may well be on any children that happen to be in your life. There is an abundance of creative energy available, be sure to make the most of it!
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
Home and family are still a strong focus this month, particularly during the first half asfiery Mars contacts the Sun in Leo. Venus, your ruling planet, is in sensitive Cancer until the 26th, enabling you to reach out and communicate your needs in relationships. The total eclipse on the 21st may unearth a secret.
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
Creative communication is at the top of your agenda for the first few weeks of August, as energetic Mars joins with the Sun. This imaginative and resourceful area of your chart is longing for change making this the time for that long held vision to become a reality.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
August brings your focus to your financial situation as the Sun and Mars light up this section of your chart. Brilliant new ideas for making money abound as creativity is at an all-time high and you are able to let your imagination run wild. The total eclipse on the 21st may bring up some hidden secrets.
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
The heat is on for roaring lions this month as the Sun and Mars join forces in your sign. Lucky Jupiter is in focus around the 10th, so be sure to use this creative energy wisely and make your plans for the months ahead.The Total eclipse in Leo on the 21st is a major turning point.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
Don’t try to force the pace this month, particularly after the 13th as your ruler Mercury enters the retrograde phase in your sign. Prepare for interesting life changing events and although you should proceed with caution, it’s time to ditch some of your perfectionism and celebrate your achievements.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
The Sun and energetic Mars are strong in a pivotal point of your chart this month. This continues the trend of bringing new opportunities your way, especially through group endeavours. You appear to be on a roll, make the most of personal ambitions. The Leo solar eclipse allows old friends to reappear in your life.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
It’s all change this month as the Sun and Motivational Mars stir up a pivotal sector of your chart. Your goals and ambitions find new focus as powerful Pluto links with Jupiter in your communication area, enabling you to be direct and forthright in your dealings with others.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
Advancement, travel and broadening your horizons are the main themes of the month. Finances are also important as Venus in Cancer gives you extra intuition where resources and investment are concerned.At the full moon on the 7th your focus turns to completion and success.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
Love planet Venus in Cancer is dominating your relationship sector until the 26th. With heightened intuition and sensitivity you may well breathe a sigh of relief as any conflicts and disagreements should lessen now. The Solar eclipse on the 21st makes this a very powerful time for endings and beginnings.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
An abundance of fiery energy in your opposite sign of Leo ensures that this will be an exciting month. Challenges may come from all directions, but take this opportunity to increase your social connections. The full moon in your sign on the 7th is a call to trust your instincts and pursue your goals, even if others aren’t in agreement.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Work and everyday matters are the main focus for this month. It is a good time to make creative changes to your diet, nutrition and fitness routine. The Sun and Mars are in good positions for extra vitality and stamina. You can expect plenty of rewarding times with people who are close to you.