August brings the dynamic sign of Leo the lion into the spotlight, summer is here and the days are golden! Although this is traditionally the holiday month, Leo is also the sign of creativity and the Leo new moon on the 2nd kick-starts the month with an abundance of inspirational ideas. Diligent Mercury spends the whole of August in industrious Virgo, careful planning will allow time for productiveness and plenty of time to party afterwards.
Action- packed Mars is in the dynamic sign of Scorpio all month, perfect for determination and focus to keep you on track. The new moon in Cancer on the 4th brings opportunities for new beginnings, changes and breakthroughs. Sensitive Cancer is the sign of the family and of the past, important adjustments in the home can now be successfully tackled. Venus, the goddess of love and relationships, moves into the passionate and golden sign of Leo on the 12th.
This month looks very promising for productivity and for the manifestation of long held plans and ideas. Transformational Pluto, abundant Jupiter and Mercury, the planet of commerce start the month in brilliant alignment with each other. Mars, the action planet, continues in retrograde motion until the very last day of the month. This position is known to slow things down, try not to be impatient and work with what you have – it’s best to go with the flow!