Your horoscope for August 16 to 22, 2012
What a week it’s been! On Thursday and Friday, easy-rolling stars bring it together without the extra stress and strain we’ve had as of late. Put ambition into play or relax and indulge for the weekend. Either way, satisfaction is a ready mix.
Friday’s new moon in Leo, occurring at 8:54 a.m., brightens the light on better and best.
Once you gain clarity as to what’s right for you, your confidence and creativity will increase. In turn, your success ratio can also heighten. On Saturday, Mercury trine Uranus snaps it all into place. This is a stimulating, enlightening, insightful, social, and synchronistic combination. Think of it or them, and voilà. Lively Mercury/Uranus keeps good ideas, interest, and dialogue percolating. This planetary combo is great for spur-of-the-moment activities, inspirations, and impulses—and also for scooping end-of-season or garage-sale deals. The weekend also sets an ideal backdrop for discussion, negotiation, shopping, research, or introductory meeting or look-sees.
On a broader note, Mercury/Uranus now completes an intensified informing chapter that began in July. Know it or not, you’ve gained quite an advantage. Much of your previous uncertainty has been extinguished. From here forward, you’ll be able to apply the learning to your maximum benefit.
Get your pleasure fill as best you can now. Virgo month, launching on Wednesday at 10:07 a.m., officially begins the transition into the back-to-school/work season.
March 19 - April 19
Friday’s feel-good new moon shines the light in the best possible direction. Put pleasure, play, and self-gratification at the top of your must-do list. It’s a great weekend for conversation, connection, and instant hits. Creative, social, or romantic, Saturday’s spark lights a good match. On Wednesday, the focus shifts back to work or working it out.
April 19 - May 20
Watch for Friday’s new moon to give you a confidence boost and to put more desirable options in your path. Through the weekend, Mercury trine Uranus could bring a flash of inspiration, news, or a discovery. Family relationships and home-hunting prospects are on the upswing. Virgo month, beginning Wednesday, helps you to gain the best of all worlds.
May 20 - June 20
The next few days could bring happy news. Visits, outdoor events, or shopping forays are also a good pick-me-up. Spontaneity delivers the best picks of the weekend. Mercury trine Uranus keeps it stimulating and fresh. Extend or accept an invitation, broach the subject, negotiate a deal, or set up a first look-see. Wednesday’s Virgo sun puts practicalities at the forefront.
June 20 - July 22
With the affirmation “I deserve” front and centre within your consciousness, Friday’s new moon sets a lucrative tone for all financial ambitions and undertakings. It doesn’t matter what came before or how spent you feel. See the now as a fresh-start opportunity and let it invigorate you. Stay open-minded, and scout around. More and better can be readily found.
July 22 - August 22
You are in the mood for a pick-me-up and the stars are obliging. Look to Mercury, Uranus, and the new moon in Leo to revitalize you. Follow your inspirations as they occur. Synchronicity is at a peak through the weekend. Go while the getting is good. Starting Wednesday, Virgo month shifts the attention onto the work that lies ahead.
August 22 - September 22
Enormous change can be afoot. Present potentials and benefits are even more ripe than you can imagine. While the past is still dictating much of the present, the future is the up-and-coming contender. Send your priority attention and best effort to it. Virgo month, starting Wednesday, helps you to shift into gear. You’ll make swifter progress from here.
September 22 - October 22
You may have toyed with the idea for a while, or an inspired flash could suddenly turn your crank. No matter how, what, where, why, or when, Mercury, Uranus, and the heart’s desire new moon suggest the freshly squeezed is the better juice. Monday keeps you energized and well on the go. By Wednesday, it’ll be time to start working down the to-do list.
October 22 - November 21
Are you ready to sign it, seal it, and give it your all? The stars say yes, most definitely. Career-wise and personally, so much is piecing together for you now. Now is the right time to take that big step. Yes, the investment is great, but so too is the potential cash-in. By Wednesday, you’ll pick up even more steam.
November 21 - December 21
Friday’s fresh-page new moon renews your faith and confidence. Mercury trine Uranus makes for an interesting go of it this weekend. Stream-of-consciousness and inspirational flashes are well worth the follow-through. Monday is ideal for new starts. Jump right into it. Wednesday onward, your priority attention will naturally shift to the loose ends and must-do pile.
December 21 - January 20
Finances, self-confidence, and relationship matters are on an upswing, thanks to Friday’s new moon in Leo. Mercury trine Uranus helps you clearly define what you want, what you need, and what’s in your best interests. Planned or unplanned, you’ll find the weekend hits the spot just right. Monday calls for added cooperation and accommodation.
January 20 - February 18
The weekend starts on an upbeat, happy-to-be-here note, especially so when you have something or someone special to show up for. No plans? No worries. Even with background distraction or restlessness, watch for Mercury and Uranus to keep you well entertained. On Monday, you’ll cover the gamut.
February 18 - March 19
The payout is pleasing. By this week’s finish line, you should feel quite satisfied with your productivity and progress. News, results, or answers make you happy too. Friday also begins a personal-improvement and healing cycle. The hunt for more and better will prove fruitful over this next week. Monday and Wednesday put you on the move.
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