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August 2017 – Your Monthly Horoscope

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The heat is ON in August!

The sun and Mars are blazing through the lion’s constellation, with a super Solar Eclipse on the 21st (2.30 pm EST).

This is a highly charged new moon and a powerful portal for change, so set your intentions and take action – ALL MONTH LONG.

The Lunar Eclipse (2.11 pm EST) on the 7th is highly sociable and action packed, however the run-up to this full moon feels tense, with the same issues to be re-hashed on the 15th and 17th.

Mercury enters into a foggy connection with nebulous Neptune on the 9th, and retrogrades through scrupulous Virgo on the 13th.

Loosen the reigns; confusion is guaranteed during this hazy spell so turn your fog lights ON until early September!


It’s a passionate, romantic month for rams!

Channel playful enthusiasm, running with projects that bring you joy – something that’s recently captured your interest or come on your radar.

Despite being pulled in different directions, home life’s looking gorgeous, and there’s plenty of practical thinking fuelling your fun.

Watch for routine errors from the 9th, and even more so after the 13th – a great time to revise the details but potentially mighty confusing.

The 21st and 22nd are power days; follow through on your intentions and by the 26th you’ll turn your dreams to gold.

Celebrate and acknowledge your community on the 7th, embracing diverse friendships.


Family and your roots are a firm focus this month, with fresh starts promised in your home zone; take time to rest and nest, invigorating your personal sanctuary.

Efforts made securing your foundations see a union, contract or financial merger progressing nicely on the 26th!

Know that your busy schedule could create tensions early in August, leaving you wondering why you’re working so hard…

However the 7th delivers recognition – acknowledge your achievements, Tauro.

August is gorgeous for connection – the 10th and 12th are especially divine!

Note Mercury will retrograde creating havoc in the fun, flirty area of your horoscope so make extra effort around social and romantic engagements!


Home is highlighted throughout the month; there’s a spell of confusion and possible overwhelm from the 9th, as domestic interests must be balanced with your public role.

Life can become even more confusing from the 13th, when Mercury appears retrograde in household matters; avoid permanent decisions, it’s likely you’ll retrace your steps.

It’s an auspicious time to be boldly curious, pursuing interests and connection – begin a new course of study that lights you up!

Intensity soars the first week of August around your current passion.

Conversations with partners in business or love inspire progress towards months end, when you could be ready to take relationships seriously.


You might be feeling extra lavish this month, with focus firmly landing on finances and earnings.

Strive for positive fresh starts around income and be optimistic about your role; breathe life and confidence into the way you generate money – set up a savings plan, identify new revenue streams or pay down debt.

Note that the first week of August sees relationships strained, similarly the 15th and 17th are intense.

Resources arrive on the 7th, or a partner could pull through for you.

Mercury will retrograde in your communication zone; though you’re keen to connect be discerning in conversation from the 9th through early September.


August is a game-changer, Leo! You can use the weeks ahead to totally reinvent yourself, beginning afresh in every way imaginable.

With a Solar Eclipse in your sign August 21st it’s a powerful month to get clear on personal intentions for the remainder of 2017.

With a bright outlook, August fills you with vitality, yet it gets even better on the 26th when beautiful momentum is regained across your passions – from romance to your personal talents.

Note tension in conversation the first week of the month and in increase vigilance around finances from the 9th.

A partnership comes to fruition on the 7th – celebrate your union!


Your main focus for the month ahead is closure, sweet Virgo – it’s time to shut the door on the past; August sees you turn an important corner.

Whatever you’re ready to release – let go.

Take time out for the things you deem important and make the shift.

Thinking becomes foggy in weeks ahead. From the 9th your ruler – Mercury – comes into rare alignment with elusive Neptune. Confusion in conversation is just one possibility, as information, exchanges or connection gets lost in translation. You may find yourself reworking outcomes after the 13th, when Mercury retrograde begins. Ease your grip in relationships but don’t get washed away.


It’s an ideal month to enhance the connection to your network, Libra – use your flair for socializing to initiate community activities – gravitate towards a group!

You’re in a positive cycle for public recognition, presently visible to peers and those in a position of authority.

Leverage your recent personal growth and step up, confidently!

Note the first week of August is emotionally charged, with tension potentially arising at home – similarly navigate the 15th and 17th with care.

It’s likely you’ll work better with space to think, so create a sanctuary that allows you to take a step back from the demands.

Save the 7th as date night – passions peak!


The month is peppered with challenges and magical moments, yet it’s vital you power ahead, letting your ambitious streak rule!

Plans that were thriving could seem blocked, however use the 7th to regroup – support’s available on this special day.

A highly energized cycle propels you forward– your career, reputation or public position are glowing with potential.

Be visible and set yourself goals throughout August, affirming your intentions between the 20th and 22nd.

Tangible rewards can begin to manifest after the 26th.

There are opportunities to mingle, although romantic notions, friendship and all manner of connection are easily confused from the 9th.

Strive for clarity among your peers.


It’s your season for exciting adventures – August presents permission to launch, so set your sights and arrows high!

You’re presently focused on expansion, broadcasting, study, travel or some new journey of enlightenment – and you’ve opportunities for a totally fresh start!

Personal progress will seem so much easier after the 26th, so set the gears in motion.

Tension’s smattered throughout the month, and confidence levels could be challenged, particularly on the 4th, 15th and 17th.

However the 10th, 13th and 20th through 23rd are golden days.

Your ambitious streak kicks in on the 23rd, be extra vigilant with communications connected to your reputation in weeks ahead.


Private affairs hold your attention now.

Contractual agreements, financial issues, shared spaces or matters of the heart are strongly highlighted throughout the month, with new beginnings for a solid merger – or demerger of assets.

The 13th, 22nd and 26th are milestones, edging your story further towards resolution.

You’ve experienced growth around your career or worldly position – note the first week of August tasks you with assimilating long-term ambitions with a very personal agenda.

A friend or partner may present a different perspective on the 15th – take it easy; it’s powerful day for blossoming relationships.

There’s clarity around finances, and your role on the 7th.


Relationships take center stage in August – begin again in partnership – business, friendship, matrimonial, or working with a key collaborator.

Make strides towards your ideal union in weeks ahead and note August 21st and 22nd for monumental pairing.

Exchanges aren’t guaranteed smooth sailing, and you may have to negotiate agreements several times over!

Gather thoughts as best you can before speaking; conversations can get off track quickly – curb power struggles before they escalate.

It’s all about you on the 7th so fly your flag and celebrate progress made since January.

The full moon shines brightly in your zodiac sign Aqua, make the most of this stellar personal moment.


How you fill your schedule can be radically overhauled in August, with sweeping changes around work (and those you work with), routine tasks and everyday habits.

There are opportunities to improve health and wellness too, with new beginnings in the most efficient area of your horoscope.

Positive repercussions of your efforts include progress in career matters, or your position of responsibility at months end.

Until then, drive full steam ahead in your efforts.

There’s still plenty space for fun and romance, however exchanges can go awry – from the 9th there’s confusion, from the 13th you may need to revisit the details.

Be clear in conversation and emphatic in emails.

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