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Horoscopes: August 2018

Saturday 11th, August 2018 / 15:11

PHOTO: MIKE TAN

Messages from the Stars: A look into the cycles and cosmic details of an unfolding forevermore, paired with a song suggestion curated for your sign

By Willow Herzog

Aries (March 21 – April 20) Transforming emotions and working towards your destiny with rigour and temperance. There is an integration into a faster moving time of greater details and transformative shifts. The changes that need to be made in your home and relationships close to you are being illuminated. Your career is stabilizing and your commitment to your dreams are being affirmed. You know you can do better and are choosing to do so. There is a sense of feeling stifled in certain relationships and situations; feel empowered to make the changes that you need to but take the time to get to know why you are feeling the way you do about them. Do they need to change or do you? The more you sit with the situations that are aggravating you and work through them framed with love, the more sustainable the future will be. 

Song suggestion for the month: “So Many Details”- Toro y Moi

 

Taurus (April 21 – May 21) You have been working on your patterns, your self talk and the importance of your communication. It may feel increasingly important to talk to your family during this period, may it be your birth family or your chosen family of friends. You have let go of some necessary connections to cleanse your life and regenerate. You are in a place of redirecting so you may feel the power of connecting to situations that connect you to a larger purpose. Affirmations in your creative life and interpersonal relationships have been flowing in harmoniously, enjoy the smooth transits in this area. Be okay that some relationships aren’t clear to you yet, allow things to take a natural pace as dynamics shift and quicken. Respect yourself and liberate yourself as certain energies feel unsettled or challenging. There is a newness flowing into your life that carries an important charge for your future, put in the effort with intention and believe in your magic.

Song suggestion for the month: “Reflections After Jane” -The Clientele

 

Gemini (May 22 – June 21) What is leaving and what is flowing in, especially when it comes to your finances and how you support yourself. It may not be the place you are interested to focus your attention but changing your relationship with money and abundance will create greater confidence and stability. This attention to detail in the realm of finances influences a welcomed shift in your personal power and feeling grounded. There may be a shift in what you are interested in doing for your career and with your work. Look at the meaning your work does or doesn’t bring to your life and how energy is moving through this part of your life. Do you need to reframe the ways in which you offer your talents and resources? Examine and edit the details of your life and enjoy the pleasure and deep fulfillment this will bring. Increase your joy through sensual experiences and expansive relationships. Pull into focus what creates fun and play.

Song suggestion for the month: “Daibutsu”- Sunbeam Sound Machine

 

Cancer (June 22 – July 23) You are surrounded by a number of people with power, influence and vision looking to collaborate or share experience. You are being asked to look at your inner worth and realign with the transformative energies that are escalating. Uranus is bringing about change and instability so get ready for some surprises. There could be some healing in the places you call home and with the people you call family. Be brave, speak from your heart and witness with who you feel most receptive and nourished. Be careful with your finances this cycle and set away some extra with what you bring in this month. There may be some new connections on your radar, or new ways of seeing certain connections, feel open to exploring these as you feel called and moved to. There has been a sense of feeling the call to hermit, make sure to balance this with the power of shared communication and creativity. Bring light and beauty into your life with all things Venus, carving out time for things that please the aesthetic senses and expand the heart.

Song suggestion for the month: “Bennington” -John Maus

 

Leo (July 24 – Aug. 23) You have been looking at your priorities and organizing your responsibilities. There is a sense of compassion paired with intellect as you sort through the affairs that surround and create your life. Some situations in your life are asking you to sort the facts, stay detached for self preservation and move forward. Be open to conversations that may feel emotional and do your best to stay objective and rational as tempers may flare. Shed the layers that no longer suit the structures of your life and allow new energetic imprints to strengthen. Sun is in your sign babe and there is a sense of expansion and vitality that accompanies it. Tap into envisioning the future and allow things to open in the realm of your career in a way that keeps a malleability present. Your career life is receiving new energy and you are the one who acts as the tool for that work. Be receptive to change, fun and expansion.

Song suggestion for the month: “Past Lives”- DIIV

 

Virgo (Aug. 24 – Sept. 23) Enjoy the satisfaction of how you have worked hard to create stability and balance. There will be some new energies and opportunities to work with, so pay attention and leave space for who is around you that aligns with your mission. Look into the way you speak to yourself. How do you disconnect when you could be connecting? Take a honest check in with your self worth and ask yourself if you are loving yourself as deeply as you could be for your ultimate nourishment. Stay on top of the details as there are many people counting on you. Give yourself the space to nourish and relax amongst the intensity of your work routine. There is a mixture of smooth sailing and turbulence in your work life coming up so be ready to adapt and consider new ways of working. Tune into what brings you hope and beauty.

Song suggestion for the month: “Zebra” – Beach House 

 

Libra (Sept. 24 – Oct. 23) Babe, there are some natural shifts happening that will activate some great changes. It’s a mix of initiation and putting yourself out there to make happen what you wish for in your career. Your professional life is transforming situations around you thanks to the power of Pluto. Pluto is power and its energies may be destructive; a rebirth may be happening with your work. Pluto is a planet that manifests quickly, so use the added energy to clear and move forward. Your networks are getting a rinse out, a magnification. It’s a time to enjoy the energy of lovers, social engagements, new relationships and to dissolve into the unknown. Who have you been connected to? Your supportive network is going through some changes, take time to check in with how your community is feeling. Shock waves of the summer will be riding strong into the Autumn, take time for honest reflection and check in with the truth of situations.

Song suggestion for the month: “Old Heads” – Chad VanGaalen

 

Scorpio (Oct. 24 – Nov. 22) You are an alchemist, have you been using your power of impact wisely? There is a journey of potency that has been brewing for awhile now and you continue to deepen into its layers. The potency is occuring in your career, close relationships and family life. Be clear with your intentions and boundaries as there is potential for things to get a little foggy. What forces are guiding you, check in with how you empower yourself and when you doubt the goodness of your reality. Some old emotional patterns may come up as you crave solidifying support within your closest connections. Tap into what brings harmony into your life and find positive creative outlets for sadness that may come up this cycle. There is a deep refreshing message about your healing as well as situations that test your self worth. Take time to love yourself deeper this cycle. Gratitude, grounding and good times will balance all the potency that infuses this passage of astrology.

Song suggestion for the month: “Planet Caravan” – Black Sabbath

 

Sagittarius (Nov. 23 – Dec. 21) Merging and learning, how do you share resources, ideas and finances? There is a deepening in your understanding of how you navigate your experiences around transactions between you and another. Sharing your trust in a way that keeps you safe but growing is something that is coming up for you. How much to share and with who while keeping an eye on malleable openness. How sustainable are you being with your resources and assets? You may need to look at finances a little more closely to make sure you are learning all the lessons you should be in this area. There could be travel plans that are coming up for you that will influence your long term plans and integrate valuable life lessons. Time seems to be warping in a way that is both fast and slow for you as you rethink your trajectory. What are you putting out into the world? There is a sense of being an agent of change, see what speaks to you and do the work for the collective. It is a charged time to communicate, publish and speak up. Life feels full of interactions and connection come August so take time to integrate relaxation into your schedule as you feel out the fullness of being active and social.

Song suggestion for the month: “Said so What” – French Kicks

 

Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 20) The balance of the solo trip and making time for aligned committed partnerships. It feels as if the need to validation outside oneself is lessening but the desire for true companionship is strengthening. The stage is being set to move the gears into motion towards a bigger plan for your life. You have gone into the depths of your being and are integrating the pieces back together to create a new picture. You are searching for partnership that allows you to be seen for the changing, intricate and loving being that you are. You are tapping into a reserve of power that will continue to gently accumulate, where is this power flowing and what are you applying it to? There is support with your public roles infused with the luck of Jupiter and beauty of Venus. What do you want to pursue with your flow state, get serious about it and believe in it. Pay close attention to your dreams as inspiration is flowing in the ether and looking to materialize in the physical.

Song suggestion for the month: “The Trip” – Still Corners

 

Aquarius (Jan. 21 – Feb. 19) The experiences are multi-layered this cycle, allowing a death of certain parts within yourself to dissolve and certain parts to intensify. There is rapid growth for you personally and the community you connect to. Look at how you connect to work projects and cultural movements with impact. You are aligned with the movers and shakers of social change, what waves are you looking to create with your momentum? Keep an eye on health this cycle and keep up foundational habits that are key to helping you feel your energetic best. Your workload is sizable and the energy it requires is strong. It is key to take space to decompress and tap into pleasure, feel the energy of the sun to recharge. There are some important relationships in your sphere of influence right now, enjoy the vitality created through multiple charged connections.

Song suggestion for the month: “Are You With Me Now?”- Cate le Bon

 

Pisces (Feb. 20 – Mar. 20) What are you moving forward with that brings greater alignment into your life. Do your actions line up with your dreams? Your creative life energy is increasing and transforming your reality in a number of life affirming ways. Move with your life in the ways it wants to move and shift, be open to meeting new people and connecting to new collaborations. Your work life is up for review of the details, getting paperwork in order, manifesting visions for the future and reorganizing your time structures. You may be asked to strengthen your professionalism in your work projects. Strong psychic messages could be coming to you, flashes of insight and conversations that allow you to reclaim your energy. Be open to the exchanges that feel natural and intuitive. You are connecting more and more to larger transformational structures and powerful groups of people. Find your place within the communities you make space for and allow yourself the time to flourish and realign.

Song suggestion for the month: “Ding Dong Thing” – Felix Laband

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