Welcome to August, Sagittarius! At the end of July, your ruling planet, Jupiter, encouraged you to apologize to anyone you may have hurt in the past. You are charming, smart, and one of the luckiest signs of the zodiac. However, admitting that you’re wrong can be difficult for you. So, after you’ve had a few of these conversations, engage in some self-care during the new moon in fellow fire sign Leo on Sunday, August 8. Treat yourself to a night in doing your favorite things, whether that’s reading, taking care of your skin, or watching a movie. Don’t forget to eat some delicious food. You deserve to be honored, Sag, so go ahead and honor yourself.
When messenger planet Mercury enters its home sign of Virgo on Wednesday, August 11, you’ll feel encouraged to apply the communication skills you’re starting to hone to your professional life. Sometimes, you can come off a little bossier than you mean to be, so make sure to factor in positive feedback to those you work with. If a colleague does something well, tell them. Beware of only dishing out complaints; it’s simply bad for morale.
However, don’t for a second think that you’re bad at your job. In fact, when planet Venus, ruler of love, beauty, and money, enters Libra on Monday, August 16, you may see an influx of cash or other bountiful professional news. This is also a great time to ask for a raise. Make note of all of your accomplishments so if you do ask for more money, you’ll have evidence to back up why you need one.
Then, independent planet Uranus goes retrograde from Thursday, August 19 to Friday, January 14 in sensual Taurus and your 6th House of Health. Because Uranus is such an astrological unpredictable planet, when it goes direct, life can actually start to feel calmer. For you, bold Sag, these months are the perfect time to start a new wellness routine. That could mean catching up on your doctor appointments, starting a meditation practice, or finally booking an appointment with a therapist. You work hard, Sagittarius, and you can play hard, too. Just remember that you’re extremely important to your friends, family, and community, and function best when you’re well taken care of.
Self-care continues to be the name of the game when responsible Virgo season begins on Sunday, August 22. The health of your love life and career depend on you taking some time to focus on yourself, even though that may be easier said than done sometimes. If at all possible, do what you can to get yourself to a place where you are stressing less about pleasing your partner or coworkers, and make sure that your mental, emotional, and physical health are cared for.
Of course, a fulfilling love and sex life is crucial to happiness. On that same date, Sunday, August 22, there’s a bright full moon in assertive Aquarius. Circle this date in your calendar. Go on an exciting date with your partner, or, if you’re single, spend some time with a sex toy or even get back on dating apps if it feels right. Communication planet Mercury enters sweet Libra on Monday, August 30, making it easier to articulate your needs. Keep taking care of yourself, sexy Sag, and see you in September!
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