This month is ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS. Friends, co-workers, clients, business partners, romantic partners or interests will take center stage. Topics like finding clarity about where you stand with people important to you, your relationship to them, and how it is best to move forward with re-connecting, collaborating, committing, or splitting will all take major focus at this time. Unresolved issues in relationships may come back into the forefront as may people from the past. There are also major openings for NEW relationships or NEW potentials within current relationships. Fun, romance, and flow could return to relationships in which they had become absent or challenged.
The relationship with self is the primary relationship from which everything else extends and this time can offer great opportunities to evaluate inner issues honestly and motivate to take action on shifting individual patterns that can have profound effects on relationship patterns with others.
This sector highlighted that focuses on relationships, also includes the finding of perfect helpers. Anything from finding the perfect medical practitioner, therapist, electrician, accountant, administrator, has more promise now. Any type of professional that could help you in any area of your life, has an increased potential to be drawn to you right now! Wonderful synergistic arrangements hold great promise now.
We have two powerful eclipses in July that could still be bringing news and sudden changes in August. Life may take on some surprises changes in trajectory now, things worked on could come through in a big way, and other such major news and experiences could roll in at this time. Mercury will be retrograde from July 7-August 1, and this often brings confusion, changes to plans, or restrictions to information that could be relevant to making decisions. Even though it is technically ‘direct’ as of August 1, it will take until August 15 to be completely clear. To get extensive information about what to avoid and how to best use Mercury retrograde and the shadow periods see my video on the topic. With every day we move towards the 15th, more clarity and flow will return. I like the time getting closer to mid-August and after for big plans, major decisions, launches, etc.
If an agreement has to be made in July through August 15, go for temporary or bridge agreements if possible to account for the changes that will likely come. Flexibility now could be key to making the best decisions and in cases where the certainty isn’t there, if you can postpone decisions, that could serve helpful.
In general at both eclipse time, and Mercury retro time, keeping commitments light to allow for space to focus on addressing anything that comes up, can really help to navigate the energies.
Travel can be well indicated during Mercury retrograde and its post shadow period (through August 15) just note that shifts to proposed plans, plans being ‘called into question’ but then working out anyway, or other such uncertainty can be more likely now. Check vehicles, flight plans, and other information carefully as mishaps and miscommunications are more likely to occur. If you are in a situation where you have time and space to roll with the flow, it can be quite a delightful time for adventures 🙂
I LOVE August! There are SO many beautiful aspects. It is a time that sizzles with creativity and open possibilities in every area of life.
This sector of the chart also has to do with aesthetics so you may have the urge to decorate, spruce up, or move things around. The first part of August could be great for making small, easy, and inexpensive design-based decisions and purchases, but for the bigger, more expensive, and harder to change design projects, I like the time mid-August and after since the Mercury retrograde energies will be clear by then.
Same goes for big beauty moves – minor adjustments could be fine any time but big changes may benefit from more clear stars that start closer to the middle of the month.
If you are on a budget, into environmentally-friendly focus, or just want to incorporate bonding with your friends, or meeting new friends into your redecorating process, something fun is to have a ‘home item swap party’ with friends. Each person bringing a potluck food/drink item to share and some items from their home that they are done with. Everyone will leave from this gathering with new items without spending any money
It is also a great time for entertaining, and a magical time for friends, fun, and gatherings however do note that plans made in the earlier part of the month and for the earlier part of the month may be called into question, plans completed may turn out different than planned, and trying to make longer-term plans could prove challenging. The time closer to mid-month and after is better for making solid plans.
If your birthday is late in the sign (or if you are reading for your rising sign and have a late degree) this report will start to be relevant for you towards the end of the month, for earlier in the month you many find that the Pisces Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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