Your Horoscopes for August 2020 by Astrologer Christine Chalklin
August offers an abundance of dynamic Leo energy; although we are all having to find new ways to enjoy ourselves and are used to doing most things differently, this is still the month to be joyful and make special time for bonding with family and friends. Communication planet Mercury also arrives in Leo on the 5th inspiring us to be generous, affectionate and playful. The love planet Venus moves into the caring sign of Cancer on the 8th, this shift will provide some lessons in evaluating the real worth of family life, relationships and partnerships. Energetic Mars is in the dynamic sign of Aries all month, this is a very powerful position suggesting that during this period many more people might act impatiently, aggressively or impulsively. Take care when you find yourself in any strange or stressful situations and try to stay patient and calm. The Leo new moon on the 19th reminds us all that although summer days are still glorious, autumn is on its way and this is the perfect time to start thinking about a new creative project.
ARIES MARCH 21 – APRIL 20
Dynamic Mars, your ruler, remains in your sign all month ensuring that your energy is at a high point. The new moon in Leo on the 26th challenges you to be at your most creative; certain decisions that you have been putting off for a while will need your full attention now.
TAURUS APRIL 21 – MAY 21
August could turn out to be an important month as the radiant Sun is joined by communicative Mercury in the fiery and extrovert sign of Leo. Be open to love and romance around the 8th as Venus, your ruler, changes signs and suggests that you have renewed determination to make a relationship work.
GEMINI MAY 22 – JUNE 21
Venus is in your sign until the 8th, make the most of this fortunate transit by restructuring the way you think and remaining open to exciting opportunities that are coming your way. Mercury enters Leo on the 5th, suggesting that this is a highly creative month and you are at your best when working with others on a personal level.
CANCER JUNE 22 – JULY 22
During August the Leo Sun suggests that money making schemes are at an all-time high, Joined by Mercury on the 5th this powerful energy should leave you feeling successful and prosperous all month. The Leo new moon is particularly auspicious, take the opportunity to profit from your natural diplomatic skills, especially in personal relationships.
LEO JULY 23 – AUGUST 23
August is your special time and as the Sun shines brightly in your sign and communicative Mercury arrives on the 5th, confirming a particularly exciting and festive time ahead, powerful Mars in Aries is encouraging you to take up the challenge on an important project. You need to learn something new and use your intuition to make necessary changes.
VIRGO AUGUST 24 – SEPTEMBER 22
August brings all things to do with your finances and resources into the spotlight as dynamic Mars highlights this sector of your chart. Exciting new beginnings are evident and as bountiful Jupiter makes a challenging aspect. Jupiter also enhances your creativity as you prepare for a roller-coaster few months ahead.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 23
August puts the emphasis on home and family life, this is just perfect for the holiday season. As a natural host you’ll be planning all sorts of wonderful occasions for those nearest and dearest to you. Dynamic Mars enhances the Sun’s vitality and gives you a much needed energy boost and a surge of self-confidence to start your new projects.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24 – NOVEMBER 22
Mars shines the spotlight on all things to do with your energy levels, your diet and your fitness regimen. Adjustments will need to be made and it’s time to ask yourself if you are putting yourself first and doing what makes you really happy and fulfilled. The new moon in Leo on the 19th suggests new optimism and a new job offer may be on the horizon.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 21
August is an optimistic time for Jupiter ruled Sagittarians as positive planetary activity is at its height as powerful Mars in Aries makes sure that there are challenges on the horizon. Be open and honest about where you are in your life and where you are going next. Reorganisation is essential, particularly around the time of the new moon on the 19th.
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 20
August brings some important personal issues to your attention, the moon starts the month in your sign, stirring up your emotions and feelings. Facing facts professionally will eventually make life much easier. Venus changes sign on the 8th indicating that it’s a good time to broaden your horizons, possibly entering into a new relationship.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 – FEBRUARY 18
Relationships come to the forefront during August as a long term partnership demands your attention. Venus changes sign on the 8th giving you a chance for some deep introspection. The radiant Sun and communicative Mercury in fiery Leo indicate that passion and joy are more important than ever.
PISCES FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
The Aquarian full moon on the 3rd emphasises the area of your chart concerned with introspection and intuition; there may be a work related issue that needs sorting. Planetary energy is good, suggesting that you have the vitality and drive to make some creative changes as exciting new opportunities are coming your way.
NAVIGATE YOUR WAY THROUGH these challenging times, discover your unique birth map and take a refreshing new look at the months ahead. You can be more positive and plan with in-depth knowledge and cosmic awareness as you tune into your highest potential and be alerted to when positive and productive planetary cycles are working in your favour. Consultations are available on Skype, Zoom or telephone, please contact me for more information.
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