Monday August 18th - Sunday August 24th
Put a leaf in the table, Taurus. As expansive Jupiter and social Venus sync up at the same degree of Leo on Monday, August 18, you could count a few new members in your coterie of close friends. This heart-opening meetup only happens once or twice a year, a good time to lower the social drawbridge. Or, reconnect to a meaningful person from your past, one who lives far away. A warm-fuzzy Facetime session could find you booking a plane ticket or airing out the guest bedroom to host your pal. With Jupiter and Venus traveling close to each other all week, it’s an ideal time for a family vacation or a getaway with your girls. You might just discover a home away from home while you’re on the open road! If you hear from a childhood sweetheart or long-lost love this week, we wouldn’t be surprised. Perhaps enough time has passed and the two of you can actually do the “let’s be friends” thing. Then again, maybe there’s room in your hearts for a round two of romance. Jupiter’s gambling instincts insist that you explore—well, at least if you’re single.
On Thursday, a golden trio in the skies sounds the call for cooperation. Get ready for a much-needed communication breakthrough as the sensitive moon, compassionate Neptune and courageous Mars marshal into a free-flowing trine. Together, they’ll help you broach a tricky topic with diplomacy or find synergies and win-wins wherever you turn. Make a point of asking questions and listening instead of firing off a round of know-it-all opinions (ahem, Taurus). Giving people the floor first won’t shortchange you at all in conversations. Quite the opposite: you’ll know better how to respond and address their concerns. Are you looking for a collaborator for a project? Potential partners will come out of the woodwork on Thursday. You might even post a status update on social media to do some dream team drafting yourself.
On Saturday, Cupid will be in your corner big time again. The Sun heads into Virgo until September 22 that day, lighting up your fifth house of amour for a month. Romantic renaissance, anyone? Get back out onto the playing field, Bull, because you’re simply irresistible now. Already spoken for? Take the lead with date planning and generate some sparks. No more drifting to “the usual places.” A change of scenery, even some adrenaline-pumping adventure dates will spice things up. While you look great in your beachy yogawear and adorably messy topknot, this solar-powered phase awakens your inner glamazon too. Kick off the flip-flips, slide into those red-soled Louboutins. Opportunities to dress up and work the room will be plentiful during this four-week phase. You could trade out your LBD for the paint-splattered overalls frequently too. With the Sun in your fifth house, your creativity is off the charts. This is a fertile time for your imagination…and more. If you have babies on the brain, hatching a plan for bambinos could be in the works over the coming month. Already a parent or the cool aunt or uncle? Spend more time with the awesome kids in your life. Their childlike wonder will be pure inspiration for your own inner unicorn.
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