This is an empowering time for you, which is why you will replenish and re-energize yourself for the rest of the year.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
July: It’s your month! The Sun and Venus are in your sign making you so attractive to everyone. This is an empowering time for you, which is why you will replenish and re-energize yourself for the rest of the year. It’s an excellent month to buy wardrobe goodies for yourself. (Go wild.) And you will do this because of the placement of Mars which indicates an increased outflow of money.
August: This is a strong financial month for you although you are tempted to be extravagant by buying beautiful things for yourself and loved ones. This is because you tend to equate to your self-worth with your assets and possessions right now. Trust your money-making ideas. Continue to look for \ways to improve your job because they exist.
Leo (July 23-August 22)
July: Two different messages: The Sun urges you to be low-key and withdraw from the busyness around you. You need peace and quiet to contemplate new goals for your coming year ahead. But Mars in your sign makes you a go-getter. It hypes activity and makes you a fighter for your own rights.
August: This is your hour. The Sun, Venus and Mars are all in your sign, which is why you hold all the cards. You are bold and aggressive and at the same time, you’re charming and diplomatic. That’s why this is a winning month for you! Romance, social occasions, parties, sports events, and fun activities with children will be sources of pleasure.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
July: Friendships and your relationship to clubs and organizations are important to you this month. This is why you will examine the role they play in your life. Socialize extensively but do study the people you associate with because they are a reflection of you. If you feel irritated with someone, you might really be irritated with yourself. August: In many ways, this is a low-key month, which is why you are best served by seeking solitude in beautiful surroundings. Do what you can to escape from the busyness around you because you need to contemplate your life. Relations with family members will improve this year. In fact, many of you will improve where you live as well.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
July: Even though others might focus on vacations and fun escapes; this month you look fabulous in the eyes of bosses, teachers and parents, which is why now is the time to act. Do whatever you can to promote your agenda. Ask for what you want. Demand the advantage because you can get it. Romance with a boss might occur. (Hmmm.)
August: This is the most popular month of the year for you, hands down. Enjoy schmoozing with artistic, creative people. Likewise, enjoy competitive events and lively interaction with clubs and associations. This is an excellent month to set goals. Get a clearer focus on what is important so that you will have a better control over your future. Why not?
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
July: Your main purpose this month is to do anything that enriches your world. You might do this through travel or through further education. The bottom line is you want to expand your experience of life and learn something new. If you can travel for pleasure, do so. In fact, a romance with someone different might blossom.
August: You are empowered this month because the Sun, Venus and Mars are all at the top of your chart. This means people in authority admire you. It also means your ambition is aroused, and at the same time, you will appear charming and diplomatic. This is a winning combination. Use this to your advantage!
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
July: Some mixed messages from the universe: On one hand, you want to travel and explore the world (but then, you always do, don’t you?) Nevertheless, if you can get away, do so because it will be rewarding for you. Fortunately, favours, cash and gifts from others are coming to you now, which might enable you to get away. Meanwhile, romance is passionate!
August: If you didn’t travel last month, you surely will this month because now nothing will hold you back. You want to learn something new and you want adventure! If you can’t travel, then explore your own backyard.
You can also satisfy this desire to grab more of life by taking a course or meeting people from different backgrounds.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
July: Partners, close friends and spouses are important to you this month. Form working units with others. Examine your close relationships to see what needs they do or do not fill in your life. Do not do it alone this month, work with someone. It’s also an excellent month to consult an expert, lawyer, specialist, doctor, psychologist or astrologer.
August: You are intense and passionate about every aspect of your life this month. This includes physical intimacy, relationships, plus your involvement with money, inheritances and the wealth of your partner. You’re ready to confront someone about something; however, be careful. Don’t be foolish or wasteful. Easy does it.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
July: This month is a balancing act. You are revved up to work hard; in fact, you will be delegating to others. In this respect, you will accomplish a lot. However, with Mars opposite your sign, you might be impatient, especially with spouses, partners and close friends. Not good! (Admittedly, they are annoying.) Consider this your opportunity to cultivate patience.
August: Although you still need to be patient with others this month, now the Sun and Venus are opposite your sign as well, which will soften things. You have a better appreciation of how to compromise. You are learning more about your own style of relating to others, while Venus promotes warmth and understanding. You are much happier!
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
July: Yay! This is the most playful month of the year for you. Get away on a vacation if you can. If not, then accept all invitations to party and have fun schmoozing with friends and lovers. It’s a great month for sports events and playful activities with children. Nevertheless, you’re still working hard. (No moss growing on you.)
August: Whether through guilt or common sense, you’ve decided to get back to work. In fact, not only are you working hard, you want to reorganize your life in general.
This is why you are studying your style of doing things and taking a more efficient, practical approach to your job. By extension, you will apply these new standards to your health and even dealing with a pet.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
July: This is the perfect month to entertain at home. Invite friends and family over because you’re in the mood for fun and you want to enjoy activities with children. Meanwhile, you’re keen to redecorate and buy beautiful things for your home. This is perfect! If you do this, when everyone arrives, you can show off your clever ideas.
August: This is the best month of the year for you to take a vacation because you want to party and have a good time! It’s also a wonderful month for romance, love affairs, exploring the arts and yet again, enjoying fun times with kids. Since travel is an overall theme for you for this entire year, get out of town if you can.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
July: You’re busy! Life is fast-paced and hectic. Short trips, errands, conversations with others, and increased time with siblings and relatives are accelerating your daily pace. Much of this is related to chaos, activity and perhaps conflict at home. Be patient with family members because family is gold, and you know this. Patience is the antidote to anger.
August: Although increased activity continues on the home front, perhaps due to residential moves, renovations or visiting relatives; nevertheless, your home atmosphere is greatly improved. People are patient and loving with each other. Expect to be more involved with a parent than usual. Invite friends and family to share your table.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
July: This is an excellent month for business and commerce. Financial negotiations are favoured; and many of you are shopping for beautiful things for yourself and loved ones. When talking to others, especially about business, you will be bold and forthright. You will say what you mean and mean what you say.
August: The pace of your days is accelerating this month because your schedule is demanding. Short trips, errands, visit with siblings plus increased reading and writing are some reasons you’re on the go. However, take note, your ability to talk to others, sell, market and negotiate is superb. No one will be able to get the last word, just you.
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Georgia Nicols’ wisdom and wit have made her a popular international astrologer whose horoscope columns appear in major newspapers and magazines around the world. Nicols also makes regular appearances on television and radio and has a popular website with more than a million annual readers. Her book, You and Your Future is a bestseller in Canada, and has international printings in three languages. Visit: www.georgianicols.com