You may feel drawn to creating a new image for yourself while these planets square against each other. If you can, stick to fun and thrifty additions to your closet over investment pieces. The Sun trines lucky Jupiter on August 7, helping us to look at the world with a more optimistic lens. Charming Venus trines lucky Jupiter on August 8, making it easy to reconcile your differences with loved ones and build healthy relationships.
Let this easygoing energy lead you towards impromptu hangouts with new friends or potential lovers. Jupiter, the planet of expansion and travel moves direct on August 11, bringing us new experiences and lessons to draw from. Learn to trust your intuition as the lucky planet moves forward this month. Uranus, the divine awakener, goes retrograde on August 11, flipping a switch on his energy.
Changes will occur more noticeable internally, rather than externally while the mysterious planet moves in reverse until January 10, Commit to working on yourself while Uranus moves backward rather than striving for intense physical, worldly change. Soak up earthly pleasures on August 14, when The Sun conjuncts sensual Venus. Avoid going overboard by knowing your limits and making time to be alone with yourself in preparation for the following workday. We want to create new rules for ourselves, making it a great day to conceptualize plans and creative projects.
Be patient with yourself on August 16, when thought-ruler Mercury squares a retrograde Uranus.
This square can create frustration in lack of outward change. Focus on removing your bias and getting comfortable with your journey of inner growth. The limelight loses a little luster on August 23 when the Sun moves into practical Virgo, calling our attention towards precision and accountability.
Virgo is a sign that values the binary code — the world becomes a black and white place. Be careful as you make decisions and weigh options carefully while the Sun lights this pragmatic sign. Take a leap of faith on August 26, when Venus trines a retrograde Uranus. You could find yourself in an unexpected match while these planets complement each other. Enhancing love now: Deeper expressions of love and intimacy, non-superficial expressions of love although these do not have to be spoken , expressing psychological understanding.
Relaxation, enjoyment, and pleasure are emphasized now. This is not a time to push yourself or to be involved in activities that require intense competition or a great expenditure of energy. Cooperative, harmonious personal and professional relationships are more important to you at this time. You can attract what you want and need, rather than pursue it forcefully or do it all yourself. This is an excellent time to go out on a date or ask someone for a favor, because you make a decidedly positive impression at the moment.
Being with people and enjoying good times especially with beautiful, charming, lighthearted people is really what you want now. Because you are open to love and friendly gestures, you will attract loving people into your experience. Bottom line: A very easygoing and easy energy is with you now.
Venus 9th House: Where: While traveling or embarking on some kind of non-routine venture; institutions of higher learning, a study group. How: By expressing and emphasizing your adventurous, philosophical, optimistic, and brave side. Relationships begun now are: Happy-go-lucky, meetings of the mind, non-possessive, exciting, adventurous. Enhancing love now: Sharing and comparing your spiritual, religious, or philosophical interests with a friend or loved one may open up a whole new dimension of your relationship. Your own values or way of expressing love and affection may differ from someone you encounter now, but because you are willing to please and smooth over differences, all is likely to turn out well.
Your desire for pleasure, ease, and affection is brought to the fore and may interfere with work or complicated situations in which you need to be acting assertively and on your own behalf. Your mood and attitude is conciliatory, and your need for love and approval heightened. Venus 10th House: Where: Through your career, by word of mouth, business parties, mixing work with pleasure.
How: Expressing your more responsible and competent side. Relationships begun now are: responsible, status-conscious, serious, long-term. Enhancing love now: Sharing goals, structuring your relationship, doing things that make you feel secure, showing your more responsible side. Light and pleasant interactions characterize this time period. You gain what you want through diplomacy or charm and by enlisting the support of your friends, rather than by being forthright and bold.
You are willing to make concessions in order to maintain harmony in your environment. Venus 11th House: Where: Through friendships, clubs, group meetings, organizations, parties. How: Friendly, helpful, tolerant, breezy manner. Show your unique and progressive spirit. Relationships begun now are: noncommittal, friendly, detached, spirited, aloof.
Enhancing love now: Sharing long-term goals, hopes, dreams and wishes; treating your partner as a friend as well as a lover; showing tolerance and acceptance. Venus 12th House: Where: Privately, hospitals or service-oriented institutions, online, blind dates. How: Quiet charm, helpful and compassionate nature, discreet.
Relationships begun now are: private, behind closed doors, forbidden, intimate, compassionate, potentially confusing. Enhancing love now: Unselfish love; showing affection and attention without expectation of reward; being supportive; private activities.
At this time you come across in an appealing, charming, openly affectionate manner which is likely to win you new friends and admirers. You make an excellent first impression now. This is a very favorable time for doing something to enhance your appearance such as getting a hair cut or purchasing new clothing. Your personal magnetism is strong and you attract appreciation, affection, and attention at this time.
Feelings of love, a desire for beauty, and the urge to be creative are strong. You beautify your surroundings and pay particular attention to your appearance. This is a good time to treat yourself or do something fun just for you. Venus 1st House: Where: Everywhere!
How: By expressing your initiative, natural charm, friendliness, enhancing your beautiful features and personal style, expressing self-confidence. Relationships begun now are: ego-gratifying, dramatic, dynamic. Starts quickly and expectations are such that the relationship is exciting and maintains spontaneity. Charm, spontaneity. Venus 2nd House: Where: Shopping, financial institutions, restaurants.
How: By expressing your loyalty, dependability, good taste, sensuality, simplicity, and practicality. Relationships begun now are: sensual, possessive, comfortable, potentially long-lasting, stable, dependable, and loyal. Enhancing love now: Enjoying the moment, sensual pleasures, stability, gift-giving, candles, massages, earthy pleasures. Venus 3rd House: Where: In your neighborhood, schools, running errands, social functions, by phone or email, through lighthearted conversations. How: By expressing your sociability, talkativeness, friendliness, by listening and communicating in a pleasant, unaffected manner, emphasizing your intellect and lighthearted nature.
Relationships begun now are: lighthearted, playful, intellectual, perhaps not very durable or deep. Enhancing love now: Opening the lines of communication, taking short trips with each other, getting out and about, sending emails and otherwise making contact, taking a lighthearted and playful approach to love. How: By expressing and emphasizing your domestic qualities, devotion, quietness, nurturing qualities.
Relationships begun now are: emotionally charged, domestic, potentially long-lasting, somewhat private—they run deep. The relationship is likely to be sentimental, and perhaps somewhat insular.
A romance begun now might be characterized by sensitivity, concern, and care on the positive side, but it could also be a moody, clinging one.