LEO (Jul 23-Aug 22)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LEO! A strong desire to make changes that improve your life in some way could open up your mind to ideas that are far reaching, well beyond your usual thought patterns. You are in a fascinating learning cycle; mental cobwebs may be brushed away so you can experiment in any way that is both enjoyable and beneficial. Taking up new interests is likely to make your life more exciting and stimulating. Your work habits, job status and health picture may reap the benefits of your ever inquiring mind. Balancing an inclination toward change with a need to preserve the comforts of home may be very important. Frequent periods of solitude can be refreshing when needing relaxation as well as being productive when projects requiring research or deep concentration are on the agenda. The August 6 new moon is an ideal time to celebrate your Personal New Year. Pursue your ambitions with gusto! Home and family matters are highlighted. Integrating your intentions with those closest to you takes on importance.
VIRGO (Aug 23-Sep 22)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, VIRGO! The pursuit of happiness may be uppermost on your mind as you journey through your Astrological New Year. Your hopes, ideals and wishes for the future are pleasantly accented. Friends tend to play a positive role in your life; this is not the time to go it alone. Involvement in group related activities could introduce you to interesting people who have much to offer. Prepare to deal with the unexpected in matters related to jointly held assets. Stay on top of all monetary transactions, personally or professionally and set up a “nest egg” to fall back on if necessary. Affairs of the heart, including children, may call for attention more so than usual. If you have been moving at a fast pace you may choose to kick back and relax during the time of the August 6 new moon. As the month progresses and your birthday approaches, you may have a chance to shine and be in the spotlight. Take advantage of this opportunity to move ahead with your goals.
LIBRA (Sep 23-Oct 22)
Your relationship with groups and friends tend to be quite good during the August 6 new moon period. More so than usual you are apt to understand the needs of others without losing sight of your own objectives. Whether you tend to be a leader or a follower, teamwork can be beneficial. Monetary matters are also featured. It is suggested you shy away from making hasty decisions related to financial arrangements of any kind. Affairs of the heart, the needs of children and all kinds of pleasurable pursuits are accented as the month progresses.
SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov 22)
You may decide to get more involved with affairs outside of your home environment during the opening weeks of August. This tends to be an ideal time to get self- promotion projects underway. Career goals and community interaction are likely to be areas that appeal to you. The natural flow of energy that supports your advancement is with you. Learning new skills can be extremely useful regardless of where you utilize them. The domestic scene is enlivened mid-month. You may focus on your personal life and the people who affect it most, your family and parents.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 21-Dec 21)
Long distance journeys, academic interests and legal affairs are highlighted as August gets underway. Travel tends to be a fascinating learning experience. Interacting with people from a totally different background can reveal another valuable aspect of the world around you. This is an extremely favorable time to undertake a new course of study or a new hobby. Communication may be at a low point during the August 21 full moon cycle. It may be best to postpone discussing subjects of a delicate nature for at least a few days.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19)
Conversations centered on the co-mingling of funds and jointly held possessions takes on importance during much of August. An extra dose of patience and diplomacy may be required. If making changes around the home front, reassessing what to keep and what to let go of could become an important issue; compromise is in the picture as August advances. Favorable circumstances in your professional life begin to surface mid month. People in authority are favorably inclined toward you and most business transactions should run smoothly.
AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18)
The opening weeks of August place a heavy emphasis on all kinds of social interaction, however, you may turn your attention toward your most personal relationships. The needs of partners and other loved ones are much more important to you than usual. Ideas with an innovative flavor can help put the finishing touches on a project that was a joint venture. The tempo of your everyday life may accelerate mid month and communications may become more vital than usual. Those closest to you may be very sensitive at the time of the August 21 full moon. An extra dose of T.L.C. goes a long way.
PISCES (Feb 19-Mar 20)
You may receive praise for a job well done during August, whether on the domestic scene or in the work place, your efforts may be recognized and rewarded in some manner. This is an excellent time for any kind of mental work. You are likely to be more attentive to details than usual. Your monetary picture looks encouraging; expect the unexpected to work in your favor. Whether single or in a committed relationship, romance is in the air! Do something out of the ordinary to embellish this trend. On a more practical level; this is a good time for medical or dental checkups.
ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19)
The opening weeks of August appears to be an ideal time to set aside business obligations, break away from routine matters and pursue pleasurable types of activities. A strong desire to get out and about and bring more fun into your life is apt to pick up momentum as this month moves on. Let the child inside of you come out to play. Your creative inclinations are exceptionally strong and can be put to good use if a home project requires an artistic touch. Activating a new hobby could be enjoyable and eventually lucrative. Friendships are spotlighted as August comes to a close.
TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20)
Getting home and family affairs in order tops your list of priorities as August gets underway. You may be anxious to get a project going, but find it necessary to review your budget before starting. A reorganizing or decorating project can be less costly if you give your imagination free reign. Tap into your creative abilities; innovative ideas should flow generously. Energies shift during the time of the full moon on August 21. Business in the outside world comes into focus. Giving more attention to your public life could lead to advantageous opportunities.
GEMINI (May 21-Jun 20)
Connections with friends and close neighbors should be harmonious. New faces coming in on the scene could be interesting and stimulating. Obviously this could be a good time to be with others. Your home life is likely to be more peaceful and serene than usual; you may want to share this atmosphere with others. Your physical well being is accented much of the month; if possible treat yourself to something special such as a massage or trip to a spa. Travel is featured at the time of the August 21 full moon.
CANCER (Jun 21-Jul 22)
The “urge to splurge” may surface as you greet August. However, the more practical side of your nature may overtake that tendency. It is probable you will be more inclined to reevaluate your financial state of affairs and redesign them in order to better suit your existing needs. A change in circumstances related to career or business affairs may take you by surprise as the August 21 full moon approaches. Think twice before accepting additional responsibilities. The tendency to take on more than you can comfortably manage is strongly featured.