The Sun flows through your 12th house this month bringing great opportunities for finding inner riches, but there is also a catch … The same house that rules this place of hidden power, also holds your deepest fears. What sits as a potential for you at this time is nothing short of pure alchemy ~ taking the deepest and darkest muck in your being, coming from your ancestry, past-life, and this life time, and converting it into shiny, and very valuable, gold is the mission 🙂
Any psychological or spiritual work done at this time holds even more power than usual. Hypnosis, affirmations, subliminal messaging audio’s, and meditation are all amazing ways to use this energy.
Shamanic work is also extra powerful at this time. Anything you can do to gather lost soul pieces from people, places, and experiences will be even more profound and effective now.
The 12th house is also the house of dream-time. Your dreams may be more active now. Valuable insights about patterns, programs, and future trajectories may be more readily available now. Consciously using the subconscious space for problem-solving and manifesting is especially potent now. Posing a problem that needs solution to your subconscious mind before going to bed can help you to use the dream space to effectively work things out, helping you wake up with solutions. Lucid dreaming (where you become aware that you are dreaming as you are dreaming) may be more active now and if you would like to foster this experience, intentionally working on this now may be very fruitful.
The 12th house is like your attic: there is a lot to clear out and go through in this space but there is also things there that you will re-find that you will be happy to have back, and other treasures yet to explore.
Quality sleep is a cornerstone of vibrant health and well-being. This period of time may bring the topic of sleep up in a bigger way through increased trouble sleeping or for some other reason give more impetus to focus on improving sleep. Also, this time could bring important information or breakthroughs in the arena of sleep.
It is an amazing time for retreats, rest, and unplugging from technology.
This placement is a preparation for your birthday/rebirth time coming soon. It can be tempting to engage in avoidance behaviors as the 12th house is activated but consciously and gratefully greeting these things swept under the rug can make for an even more powerful birthday/rebirth/manifestation period.
Often in the weeks before birthday time, the things you DON’T want make themselves more apparent to better prepare you to make your birthday wishes to create the things you DO want 🙂 Do the work now and reap the rewards soon.
This month is also chock full of artistic opportunities. Magical, flowing, creativity is very common during 12th house transits so if you can get time alone to process and create it will likely be very productive. Also, if you already are working in the arts, opportunities for your craft to go to a bigger level could come now. You can say yes to opportunities that feel good that may come your way. Lots of opportunities will abound now, just make sure to read paperwork carefully and make sure you know what you are getting into and take care not to overcommit.
You may feel drawn to bring your hobbies into the professional arena or make advances in your professional artistic work. If you are drawn to push some things out into the world that are ready to be seen, this could be an amazing times to prepare for launches and other big steps, but I do like mid-August and after for launches of brand new things. Big things may also come in this time that are out of your timing control and you can flow with those things as they come, just note that you may not have all the necessary info yet and changes are likely to come to things agreed upon now. Flexibility is key to mastering the current transits.
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.
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 Libra Horoscope is more relevant for you.
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