Add These Dates to Your G-Cal:
August 1: Mars in Taurus conjunct Uranus in Taurus
August 3: Mercury enters Virgo
August 7: Mars in Taurus square Saturn in Aquarius
August 8: Venus in Cancer opposite Pluto in Capricorn
August 11: Full Moon in Aquarius *and* Venus enters Leo
August 14: Sun in Leo opposite Saturn in Aquarius
August 20: Mars enters Gemini
August 22: Sun enters Virgo
August 25: Mercury enters Libra
August 27: New Moon in Virgo
Did someone say August, Pisces? Major breakthroughs and intuitive downloads are headed your way at the start of the month! On August 1, Mars and Uranus meet in Taurus. You may feel called to share some thoughts or feelings that you’ve been burying. Speak your truth–change is in the air! You may hurt someone’s feelings, but if you’re speaking from a place of authenticity, let it be known.
On August 3, Mercury enters Virgo and activates the sector of your chart that rules one-on-one relationships. If you’re coupled up, you may be thinking more about your partnerships. How are things going? Are you moving in a direction that feels right? Single Pisces may feel an urge to settle down—so go ahead, start up those dating apps. Business partnerships and collaborations are also beneficial right now. Just watch out for a hint of self-sabotage on August 7. You may feel frustrated and want to slip back into some old habits. This is a test, and if you can resist, a new horizon is around the corner.
You’re ready for your fairy tale on August 8 when Venus in Cancer opposes Pluto in Capricorn. There's just one issue: Toxic relationship habits from the past are coming out from the shadows. Feelings of jealousy, manipulation, obsessive thoughts, or power struggles can bubble up to the surface. If you’re in a situationship, today you may reach a breaking point. Raw, honest, and vulnerable conversations will be rewarded.
A Full Moon in Aquarius arrives on August 11, and you may find yourself more drained than normal. Carve out time for self-care and solitude. Make any spiritual or healing practices your priority. On the same day, Venus, the planet of blessings, enters Leo, bringing more harmony at work, and perhaps an interest in improving your health in some way.
You're torn between having fun and working overtime on August 14, as the Sun in Leo opposes Saturn in Aquarius. You may be in the middle of a project you enjoy, but don’t get caught up in a workaholic pattern. You deserve some fun, too! Some exciting and promising financial news arrives on August 18 when Venus in Leo harmonizes with Jupiter in Aries. If you’ve been waiting on a raise or promotion, the stars are aligning! If you haven’t heard anything, be bold and ask!
Mars, the planet of action and motivation, enters Gemini on August 20 and family matters are top of mind. Mars will go retrograde in Gemini in October, and stay in Gemini until March 2023! If you’ve been thinking of renovating, moving, or redecorating your home, 'tis the season for home projects. If tension is building with roommates or family members, Mars’ lengthy stay in Gemini is a time to address any issues.
The Sun enters Virgo on August 22, kicking off Virgo season 2022. Love is in the air! If you’re coupled up, you may be spending more time with your dearly beloved. If you’re single and ready to mingle, it's a great time to put yourself out there. Business contracts can also show up in your inbox if you’re looking for freelance work.
You’re feeling more psychologically minded on August 25 when Mercury enters Libra. You may be contemplating seeing a therapist or investing in your healing journey. You have the ability to change your own life, and you’re feeling brave enough to conquer your fears. Reclaim your power, Pisces! Some surprising news related to work arrives on August 26, when Venus in Leo clashes with Uranus in Taurus. A conversation with co-workers may shock you, or maybe you hear some next-level office gossip. Whatever it is, it will definitely pique your interest.
The New Moon in Virgo on August 27 hits the refresh button on the relationship sector of your chart. Partnered Pisces will experience new life in their union, while single Pisces have the opportunity to manifest a partnership of their dreams. This New Moon may also signal a new working relationship with a collaborator or a new business venture.
The month ends with some tension building in your professional world when the Sun in Virgo clashes with Mars in Gemini on August 28. If you’ve been waiting on news at work, you might learn something you were hoping not to hear. It can feel devastating, so care for yourself as needed, and don’t lose sight of your big-picture ambitions. If you’re not receiving the recognition you deserve, it may be time to do something about it. Use these growing pains as a reminder that your hard work should be celebrated. If others aren't recognizing your talents, it may be time to move on.
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