Horoscopes for August 2017

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By Stephanie Johnson

Renowned Astrologer & Director of Esoteric Technologies

Makers of the Solar Fire Suite of Astrology Software

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Aries Zodiac SignTaurus Zodiac SignGemini Zodiac SignCancer Zodiac SignLeo Zodiac SignVirgo Zodiac SignLibra Zodiac SignScorpio Zodiac SignSagittarius Zodiac SignCapricorn Zodiac SignAquarius Zodiac SignPisces Zodiac Sign

Aries (March 21st - April 19th)

Physical activity is the name of the game this month. If you love sport then this is your moment to strive to improve your game. If the gym is your thing then extra time put in now helps boost a positive attitude. Your ruling planet Mars and the Sun are together in a creative section of your Solar Chart. Therefore it is a good time to try something new. Dance, gymnastics and motor sports may attract your attention. Whatever activity you choose, this is your month to go for gold. If you don’t implement an action plan then you may feel frustrated and irritated. It is better to direct your energy into something fun.

Taurus (April 20th - May 20th)

Home is where the heart is or so the saying goes. Most Taureans enjoy home comforts at the best of times. Your home comforts are highlighted in August. This may be as simple as you spending more time at home by yourself or with family. Alternatively you may be contemplating making some changes. Re-decorating or renovating may consume your thoughts and time. Perhaps you are selling or buying a property. Your ruling planet Venus is in a financial sector in your Solar Chart indicating good fortunes when it comes to personal income. You may receive a boost or enjoy spending some money on pleasurable items or pursuits.

Gemini (May 21st - June 20th)

Children have sleepovers. Adults can too but the equivalent is most likely a short journey. Either way it is time for you to have a change of scenery, plan a sleepover or a short trip to a different neighbourhood. Browse the internet for options. If this is not possible then perhaps rearrange the furniture in your home, create a space for study, meditation, or visitors. It is also possible that you have a visitor or two this month, perhaps someone young and full of energy. The idea is that you need to calm your mind, improve connections with others and focus on a positive project or trip.

Cancer (June 21st - July 22nd)

After a month of focussing on yourself how is your self-esteem? Hopefully you are feeling positive ready to undertake more activities that boost your self-worth. August is all about you liking what you see in the mirror. If you don’t then it is time to take steps to spend more time and perhaps some money on self-improvement. Your personal finances may also be under the microscope. You need to take control of your own life. It is time to surround yourself with positive people, undertake life-enhancing activities and set a realistic budget that includes money spent on support for things that you personally value.

Leo (July 23rd - August 22nd)

The buzz word in astrology during August is “Eclipse”. Leos need to pay attention because the Solar Eclipse on August 21 falls in your Zodiac Sign. This means significant changes for anyone who has planets in Leo. In particular the Solar Eclipse affects Leo Sun Signs. Your own health and happiness are highlighted but so are relationships with others. The Eclipse will light up any problems that you have experienced relating to your own health and also with significant people in your life. This may be brought to your attention through unexpected events linked with friends and groups. The trick is to avoid hasty decisions and wait until you have all of the information.

Virgo (August 23rd - September 22nd)

Your ruling Planet Mercury is happily residing in your Zodiac Sign this month indicating that your mind is sharp, your abilities finely attuned and your logic impeccable. In short you are ready, willing and able to tackle anything that you set your mind to during August. Your usual excellent organisation skills now become a super power. You may need to take a little time out to assess your options or recharge your batteries. A trip to a museum, a retreat, meditation or perhaps a trip down memory lane sorting through old correspondence or photos. These could provide time-out which in turn inspires new objectives or reinvigorates old ones.

Libra (September 23rd - October 22nd)

Politics may be the name of the Libran game during August. You have plenty of drive when it comes to your social life with a full and busy calendar. Nevertheless group politics demands the very best of your diplomatic skills. It is time for you to pursue your own hopes, dreams and wishes while reaching a compromise with those who may have come accustomed to you putting them first. A prominent woman may help you attain your objectives. You may also receive a reward or recognition for your skills in your chosen profession. Recommendations from female friends boost your standing in the community.

Scorpio (October 23rd - November 21st)

August may prove to be a volatile month for Scorpios as your ruling Planet Mars combines with the Sun in one of your combative Zodiac Signs, Leo. A Solar Eclipse on August 21 also adds fuel to the fire. On the positive side you have plenty of get up and go to pursue a profession or project that puts you on centre stage. Your powers of advocacy on behalf of those less fortunate are potent this month. The trick is to speak the truth with integrity. How others respond or react is not your responsibility. You need only be straightforward and then make your own decisions.

Sagittarius (November 22nd - December 21st)

You are destined to connect with people from other cultures or countries during August. This could be news from a foreign country, planning a trip abroad or attending a cultural festival. Your resources can now be utilised in broadening your horizons in a way that uplifts your spirits. If you have always wanted to study something that appeals to your higher mind then now is the time to start exploring. Teaching, religion, science, world affairs, the arts, sports and legal matters are also highlighted. The key is to look for uplifting activities and people to expand your outlook on life.

Capricorn (December 22nd - January 19th)

It is time to reassess how you invest your time and money. If you have investments then you may need to make changes. If not it is time to make some plans to help provide for your future. You may seek advice from an expert, or you may strike out on your own. Alternative approaches to your finances such as investigating the Law of Attraction might appeal. Book titles about money matters, inheritances, financial markets etc. might catch your eye. Business matters, either your own or other people’s, may also be a focus as you consider your options.

Aquarius (January 20th - February 18th)

The buzz word in astrology during August is “Eclipse”. Aquarians need to pay attention because the Lunar Eclipse on August 7 falls in your Zodiac Sign. This means significant changes for anyone who has planets in Aquarius, particularly in the area of relationships. This Eclipse highlights any outstanding problems as these are likely to come to the surface through unexpected events linked with friends and groups. The trick is to wait until the Eclipse has passed before making hasty decisions. Keep an open mind and wait for all of the information to come to light. You may also like to note the Solar Eclipse in your opposing Sign of Leo on August 21.

Pisces (February 19th - March 20th)

The time has come for you to take note of the details in your life. Pisceans are usually attuned to the bigger picture rather than the minutiae. Nevertheless this month you need to listen to your body and respond appropriately. For instance any niggling health issues should be checked out. If you need to change your diet or exercise regime then now is the time. You also need to catch up on paperwork, details at work, housework and other such practical matters. If you have a pet then the time is right to clean their living quarters, take them for a regular check-up or perhaps just spend some time with them.