Happy Birthday, Virgo friends!! This month brings a massive amount of energy for you to use however you want! With the Sun lighting up your 1st house, and in your own sign, the awesome possibilities burn bright. This is a time for rebirth and you can maximize your new chapters by taking the time to go within and figure out what you really want. Birthday wishes are real and you get 10 of them! Write them down, say them out loud, and most importantly, FEEL them as if they have already come true. You can phrase them something like this: I am so grateful that my desire for …… has been fulfilled in a magical way! This method employs the energy of desire that is true to the transit and focuses on the fulfillment, not the lack of, which is the absolute key to manifestation.
The 1st house that is highlighted for you now is all about what you put out into the world/how the world sees you. Are you doing things that match how you want to be received? If not, how can you change aspects of your life where there is a disconnect to create coherence between what you want to be seen as and how you are showing up.
Often the Sun’s movement through this house brings attention to you. It could throw you into the limelight bringing in recognition and/or an increase in awareness of you and your work or other projects.
This house also rules your physical body so getting into or back into a daily physical routine is imperative. Balancing mental activity with physical movement is an important way to open up to inspiration and keep yourself healthy and mentally and emotionally clear.
At the same time as daily movement (walking, yoga, tai chi, etc.) is helpful for focus and reaching goals. Complementary stillness of mind and body through meditation is helps to use your actions most efficiently.
Even something simple like 20 minutes of physical exercise and 5-10 minutes of daily meditation can do a world of wondrous good 🙂
If you have physical ailments, the Suns placement in the 1st house could bring new insights. Feelings not felt, expressed with spiritual accountability, and cleared, turn into physical pain in your body. Finding the balance between getting things out that you are feeling, without talking too much about the same thing over and over or participating in avoidance behaviors is your mission 🙂 Symptoms from the past may resurface for further attention.
Having a daily way to cleanse your emotional field from things you tend to try to ‘work away’ is critical for your happiness and health. I love Marriage of Spirit by Leslie Temple Thurston exercises in Section 2 of the book for this (see below).
I also really love barefoot walking (which is also amazing for detoxifying) or holding your third eye and hands up on a tree (in colder weather that isn’t conducive to being barefoot) to help clear your field and balance your energy field. You will be surprised at the wonders this simple practice could bring when done consistently. The Earth frequency is very balancing to the human energy field and has been mitigated in more modern times because of the plastic and rubber shoe bottoms which block the energy from permeating the energy field in deeper ways.
Getting back to focusing on your breath will be another big piece for your best, happiest, and healthiest life 🙂
Issues and opportunities from the past will continue to be a theme but there is also the possibility of some new things to slip in especially during this first few weeks of the month as the Mercury retrograde shadow ends September 2, we get further away from Mars having been retrograde, and Venus is not yet officially retrograde. Things that come in this month still have more of a likelihood of being shorter-term, a segway to something else, or something new that needs ideas or something else from the past to work with.
Mars retrograde energies will still linger this month even though it officially went direct at the end of August. To understand Mars retrograde energies better as you move through the long influence of this transit, check out my video on the topic. Also, here is a blog version of my Mars Retrograde Do’s & Donts. One important note about this month is that the lingering Mars retrograde energies do not well support picking a fight or waging a war in any way. Many fights/legal instigations, etc. instigated now do not often have as much support for the initiator. There are always exceptions to this tendency so follow your flow/intuition in these situations.
When it comes to love, beauty, or money, Venus retrograde shadow beginning and getting very strong throughout this month will likely carry relevance. The odds are greater that people will be having money issues come up so that makes it more likely that they will not be seeing clearly when it comes to their money or item of value. You can benefit from this by getting a great deal just take caution to not be that person that sold something of value for far lower than it is worth out of desperation or desire to ‘move on from’ it.
To see more about the implications and manifestations of Venus retrograde, check out my extensive video on the topic. Also check out my comprehensive blog series Venus Retrograde through the Signs/Houses. Venus will be retrograde from October 5, 2018 – November 16, 2018 with the pre-transit shadow period starting September 4, 2018 and post-shadow transit stretching until December 18, 2018.
To see an extensive list of things I love for now through Mid-December 2018 when the personal planet retrogrades dominate see my blog, Maximizing Personal Planet Retrogrades.
If anything important has to be done, I absolutely love the energies that get stronger at the beginning of the month for doing important things. Much magic is afoot!
We have two eclipses in July and one in August. Check out my June Horoscope for info about how the July 12th eclipse could effect your sign, my July Youtube Horoscopes to see how the July 27th eclipse could effect your sign, and my August Horoscopes to see how the August 11th eclipse may effect you. Often implications and manifestations from each eclipse can happen many weeks before or after the actual eclipse so in September, the pieces of the late July and early August eclipses could still be coming in.
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