Monday August 25th - Sunday August 31st
You’re ba-ack! This Monday, August 23 is a day worthy of champagne, caviar and confetti. With the new moon in Virgo energizing the skies, you’re having your astrological New Year. Sit down with your trusty journal and map out some resolutions. What grand goals would you like to pull off by the corresponding full moon in Virgo on March 5, 2015? Be a bit more “selfish” about it, because this is one day of the year that really is all about you. Besides, when you’re brimming with happiness, everyone around you benefits. So you may as well take charge of your own destiny in the name of lifting others up by sheer example. If there’s a chasm between your desires and your current skill set, begin the search for online courses, coaching and specialized training. Now is the time to invest in your own growth so you can spread your wings and soar.
On Tuesday, an awkward meetup of hasty Mars and conservative Saturn brings some communication breakdowns. Mars can make you impetuous and rash. Some angry, critical words could fly out of your mouth making you wish you could take them back seconds later. And while you may indeed be justifiably unnerved, your delivery determines the outcome here. Lean into wise, disciplined Saturn who knows it’s always best to cool down before lashing out with a diatribe. Venting to a levelheaded, proactive person is a better first step, someone who can help you see your part in the matter too. This is not about blaming yourself, Virgo, but when you are able to take responsibility for your role, you also have the ability to actually do something about the problem. Victim complex, begone! A partnership could hit a pothole during this Mars-Saturn merger, forcing you to pull over to the side of the road and do some service and maintenance work. Consider this a blessing in disguise. This dynamic duo was developing at far too fast a pace for your liking anyway. Step on the brakes and discuss the long-term with your potential other half. Whether for business or pleasure, it’s important to know that you’re after the same goals if you’re planning to invest any more time and energy into your bond.
On Friday, keep the garlic wreath handy. The illuminating Sun faces off with shadowy Neptune, exposing some unsavory characters in your midst. An energy vampire could float into your orbit, zapping your joie de vivre and confidence with subtle undermining and manipulation. Don’t let this person’s draining influence steal your sunshine, Virgo. Removing yourself from the situation is probably your best bet here. Even in the healthiest of relationships, dynamics can get lopsided. In your desire to be a good friend or partner, you may have made a few too many sacrifices for a loved one. That needs to change this weekend, but easy now! You could swing to the opposite extreme, giving people some undeserved, “talk to the hand” energy. That will just make matters worse, so keep your temper in check.
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