The 8th month of the year is jammed packed full of transits; here’s how it will unfold for your zodiac sign.
Over the next 4 weeks, August will feature a transformative mix of astrological events.
- 8/1 Full Moon in Aquarius
- 8/16 New Moon in Leo
- 8/23 Mercury Retrograde
- 8/23 Virgo Season 2023
- 8/27 Mars in Libra
- 8/29 Uranus Retrograde
- 8/30 The Super Blue Moon in Pisces
- And the Venus Retrograde through the rest of this month
Remember to look at this scope from the viewpoint of your rising sign for the best results. I also suggest using your Big 3your Sun, Moon, and Rising to understand better how this will affect you.
You can also find this information using online chart calculators if you need more clarification on what your Big 3 are. Astrodienst, Astroseek, and Astro Charts are some of my favorite websites for natal horoscope data.
Or the best astrology apps to download for mobile devices include Timepassages, Sanctuary, and Astromatrix if you prefer using your phone.
Additionally, you can interpret this article in any way you see fit; if you identify more with your solar vibes and prefer Sun sign astrology, adopt that viewpoint. Or, If you consider yourself to be more of a lunar type, you could also use your moon sign.
With a New Moon in the sign of the lion, Leo Season, the Full Moon in Aquarius, and Uranus retrograde in Taurus, it will be a busy and transformative month for the fixed signs.
August opens a month of personal life matters, leisure, reviewing the details concerning creativity, and reexamining how to act more independently.
Taurus, the Sun, along with Venus, is in the sector of your chart concerning home life matters. With the Sun here, it will be a time to consider ways to gain emotional comfort while also boosting your ego healthily. Venus has been in this sector since June due to its retrograde cycle, so it could be a phase to reexamine your definition of family, sentiments, generational themes, and if your abode is suitable for you.
On a fun note, Mars is transiting through your house of how you leisure, creativity, and romance. So it could feel like an action-oriented time to show off your inspiration, participate in exhilarating activities, and find ways to add more fun to your romantic scenarios.
Mercury will retrograde in that same area of your horoscope, causing it to be a time to reexamine things to do with your talents, dating life, the ability to stand out for originality, and things to do with kids or inner child work.
Uranus will shift into its regressive cycle at the end of this month in the portion of your chart dealing with self-motivation, individuality, appearance, personality, and vitality. For this reason, you’ll review ways to be more innovative in these areas of life.
You’re the star of the show, with August still being in your season and a Venus retrograde in your sign. Plus, it's a month to take on the things you value, reexamine the details of your earning potential, and review how you would like to break out of your comfort zone professionally.
Leo, with the Sun in your house of appearance, this is your time to shine and stand out for your uniqueness. It's a phase when you might feel concerned about making alterations to your looks; however, with Venus retrograde in that same sector, it's best to wait until September before any sort of dramatic makeovers.
The Sun will eventually move to your house of resources by the end of the month, causing the urge to focus on material needs. Mars will also be in this sector of the chart, which will aid in taking action on bringing more value to your life so you put yourself in a better position to be comfortable. It could be a time to actively boost your sense of self-worth, leading to building up your confidence.
Mercury will also be in this part of your horoscope through its retrograde cycle, allowing you to review your earning potential. Speaking of money, Uranus will go into its regressive process in the area of your chart to do with leveling up professionally, causing you to review ways to bust out of career ruts.
August brings in 4 weeks to focus on career development as well as an emphasis on relationships of all kinds.
Scorpio, the Sun, and Venus are in your chart's occupational sector, allowing you to look at ways to shine in the sphere of work. With Venus being in retrograde, this will aid you in reviewing ways to pursue the right career path for you, see the value you bring to the table, and understand the best way to market yourself.
By the end of this month, the Sun will transit into the area of your chart to do with platonic connections, which should help you feel a sense of motivation in that area. Mars and Mercury are already in this part of the horoscope, allowing you to feel more communicative and ready to try new activities with others.
Since Mercury will go into its regressive cycle by the end of this month, you will reexamine ways to bring more substance to your friendships. It could also be a time to reevaluate things to do with groups, memberships, associations, and other affiliations that connects you to those on the same wavelength.
Uranus will also go into its inverse cycle by the end of August, giving you the opportunity to see the importance of authenticity in your close unions. In other words, this could be a time to review the tight-knit bonds in your life, especially the romantic ones, to ensure genuine connections and harmony.
The 8th month of the year focuses on relationships, inner psychology, and an urge to revamp personal life scenarios in your world.
Aquarius, over these next 4 weeks, the Sun will be in your house of one-on-one relationships causing this to be a social time with those you’re close with. Also, the Venus retrograde is transiting in that area of your chart, giving you the opportunity to review if specific unions offer reciprocity, peace, and stability.
At the end of the month, the Sun will transit into the part of your horoscope dealing with transformation, which could help you shed light on what needs to shift for personal growth. Mars and Mercury will also be here, giving you the opportunity to take action on ways to break patterns that hold you back.
Mercury will move into retrograde in this same chart section allowing you to focus on details you’ve overlooked concerning internalized situations. In other words, if you’ve experienced stuck emotions about the past, this is a time to get down to the nitty-gritty and find healthier coping mechanisms.
Uranus will also go into its inverse phase during the last week of August. This regressive cycle will occur in the portion of your natal chart to do with your private life, so it could bring up scenarios where it's time to revamp old comfort zones regarding family, emotional satisfaction, and your home.
The 8th month of the year will be a very active and reflective time for the mutable signs with Mercury retrograde and Virgo season, along with a Blue Moon in Pisces.
August gives you a busy month of social exchanges, private life matters, and metaphysical scenarios.
Gemini, the month kicks off with the Sun and Venus in your house of communication, thinking, plus local scene. For this reason, you’ll feel the urge to interact more than usual and enjoy cool activities in your city. With these transits, it could also be a phase when you’re craving a ton of mental stimulation. Also, due to Venus’s retrograde, this is a cycle to review things to do with siblings, immediate family, or friends similar to brothers and sisters.
Later in the month, the Sun will transit into the sector of your chart that deals with personal life matters. Currently, Mars and Mercury are already in that area of your horoscope, so this could feel like an active time to deal with home matters, family, and those you live with to ensure you're gaining consistency.
Mercury will go into retrograde in this same place of your birth chart, causing the urge to reexamine situations that need a revamp regarding the past and a need for more supportive situations. In other words, this could be a time to understand relatives, your background and make changes to ensure you’re getting genuine care from those around you.
Uranus will also enter its regressive cycle at the end of the month, allowing you to revamp the way you engage with your mystical side. For this reason, you could find more effective ways to ground your energy, get back into spiritual practices, and experience breakthroughs that help you feel inspired to create.
Happy upcoming birthday, these next 4 weeks will be massive for you concerning feeling energized, appearance, and taking action on your goals.
The Sun and Venus will be in the sector of your chart to do with beliefs and metaphysics causing you to try to understand their ideals. For this reason, you’ll feel the urge to work on regaining faith in yourself or coming back to an old practice that helped you feel grounded. Since Venus is also retrograde in this area, it could be a phase to become more realistic concerning love life matters and finances.
Later in the month, your signs season will be underway, allowing you to shine for your brilliance. Mercury and Mars will also be in this area of your chart, causing it to be a time to take action on aspirations, work on things to do with your looks, and understand ways to revitalize depleted energy levels.
Mercury will go into retrograde on the 23rd in your sign giving you the urge to work on things that prevent you from being efficient. So, it's a time to polish up your image, get back on track with your regimen, and learn the importance of healthy self-assertion.
Uranus shifts into its inverse phase around the sector of your chart to do with expanding your horizons. For this reason, you might level up your perspective on life and work on keeping an open mind. Also, this could be a phase to see why holding yourself back is keeping you from opportunities that could be beneficial.
August brings in a month emphasizing expansion, professional life matters, and personal growth.
Sagittarius, the Sun, and Venus will be in the sector of your chart to do with taking a larger-than-life approach to everything you do. For that reason, it could be a time to focus on massive goals, visit places you’ve never been, and take an adventurous attitude about everything. Venus will be retrograde in this area, allowing you to review better ways to go for the gold concerning your aspirations.
By the end of this month, the Sun will eventually join Mercury and Mars in the portion of your horoscope to do with occupation. For this reason, you might feel more motivated to create a strategy that helps you level up in your career.
Mercury shifts into retrograde by the 23rd, allowing you to reexamine how you approach your professional life. Over this phase, it's a time to ensure you’re in the right job, revamp your resume, and look into other ways to increase your income.
Uranus will enter its inverse cycle, giving you the opportunity to revisit ways to improve your routines. Through this period, you’ll look at how to get back on track with your schedule, understand the importance of spending your time on useful things, and work on self-improvement strategies.
The following 4 weeks will be very active for you regarding wellness, close unions, and your immediate environment.
Pisces, this month kicks off with the Sun and Venus in the sector of your chart dealing with your regimen. Through this phase, you’ll become interested in tweaking things affecting the way you feel daily; some of this could be through food, and other issues could be about reducing stress in your mind. Venus will be retrograde in this same place, giving you the opportunity to resolve problems and work that's thrown you off course.
By the 24th, the Sun will join Mercury and Mars in the part of your horoscope concerning one-on-one relationships. For this reason, you’ll be in the mood to pick up where you left off with these relationships and find the time to enjoy some much-needed fun with these individuals.
Mercury’s going into retrograde in this area of the chart, causing you to look at ways to revamp things that are no longer of service in these unions. In other words, it's a phase to shift through the relationship that offers substance versus the ones that create disharmony.
Uranus enters its regressive cycle later that month in the sector of your chart involving your daily surroundings. For this reason, you’ll review if your environment needs an update regarding moving to a better city or considering other neighborhoods in your town that suit your vibe.
The cardinal signs start the month at a moderate pace but will see more action toward the end of August, with Mars transiting into Libra.
August is about gaining a healthy sense of self, romance, and going over your routines.
Aries, the Sun, and Venus will be in your house of creative self-expression, giving you the opportunity to connect with your original side. Venus is currently retrograding in that area, allowing you to realize the importance of raising your standards in love.
By the end of the month, the Sun moves to the part of your chart to do with daily activities. Mercury and Mars are also in this sector, so all of these energies combined will help you take action on getting in a better flow with your schedule and wellness.
Mercury will retrograde while in that area, causing you to review work scenarios. Some of this could be about getting back on track with tasks. And it could be a time to resolve issues with co-workers. If you’re self-employed, this is a phase to focus on efficiency plus resolve any problems with contracts and other agreements.
Uranus enters its inverse cycle at the end of the month, causing it to be a time to break through ruts regarding finances. Over this period, you'll reexamine ways to earn money on your own terms.
The following 4 weeks ushers in a phase to focus on finances, activities in your town, and social happenings.
Cancer, the Sun, and Venus are in the area of your chart dealing with monetary security. Therefore, it's a time to work on ways to gain consistency in terms of your funds. Because Venus is retrograde in this portion of the natal chart, it's a phase to review your budget and eliminate wasteful spending.
The Sun will transit into the part of your horoscope dealing with local activities at the end of this month. Mercury and Mars are already in that area, so this combination will give you the urge to engage in fun summer happenings.
Mercury’s going retrograde at the end of the month in that same sector, giving you an opportunity to review relationships with immediate family. Therefore, it could be a time to work things out with siblings, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Or it could be a phase to move forward from unconstructive family dynamics.
Uranus will shift into its inverse phase at the end of the month, allowing you to see where you must level up socially. In other words, it's a time to consider ways to upgrade your platonic unions. Also, this could be a cycle to break out of stagnant situations with friends.
With a month like this, you’ll be interested in interacting with others, being reflective, and transforming old patterns that keep you stagnant.
Libra, the Sun, and Venus will be in the area of your chart concerning social groups making this a phase to focus on your friendships. For this reason, you feel the urge to get out more and connect with those on the same wavelength as you. Also, Venus is retrograde in this same section causing it to be a time to reconnect with old companions.
Later in August, the Sun will move to the sector of your chart dealing with spirituality. Mercury and Mars will also be in that area, so with these energies combined, it's a phase to take action on goals pertaining to aligning with your higher self and going back to mystical practices that ground your energy.
Mercury will be retrograde in this same section which could give you the opportunity to be more introspective. In other words, this is a time to review things that aren't serving you, think about ways to build back belief in yourself, and learn the importance of being contemplative.
Uranus is entering its regressive phase in the part of your horoscope to do with working on your inner psychology. For this reason, you might feel the urge to delve deep into ways to level up your psyche leading to breakthrough moments for your mind.
August brings in a month of fun yet serious work for your zodiac placement.
Capricorn, this month is a mixed bag with the Sun and Venus traversing your house of transformation. For this reason, you’ll research ways to improve your mind and begin the process of moving away from things that bring heaviness to your life. Venus is also retrograde through this sector, so it's a time to release unhealthy patterns in romantic scenarios.
Around the end of the month, the Sun will shift into a part of your chart to do with enjoyment. Mercury and Mars are also here, allowing you to feel motivated to get out more, interact with others, and take the time to add some humor to your life.
Mercury is retrograde through this area of your natal horoscope, allowing you to see the importance of taking healthy risks. For this reason, you’ll narrow down all of your options; that way, you’re picking sensible opportunities that will lead to success.
Uranus is transiting into its regressive cycle, which could give you the boost needed to level up your creativity. In other words, this could be when you’re returning to old talents and skills you put on the back burner due to different goals, so it's a time to reconnect with your originality.
Have a wonderful August, everyone!!!