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Daily Horoscopes: August 1-2, 2020


Sat: Let it all hang out? Not today. Expressive Mercury opposes calculating Pluto, urging you to keep a few things under wraps.

Sun: Ego alert! The semiannual Sun-Uranus square incites a rebellious streak.

 

 

 

 

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Aries Daily Horoscope by The AstroTwins

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Family feud alert! Saturday, Mercury makes its annual opposition to penetrating Pluto, which could incite a clash of egos or a battle of wills in your crew. A relative could get a tad too self-important, or you might find yourself caught in the middle of a conflict, trying valiantly to mediate. Don’t get too sucked into the emotional drama. Even though it’s the weekend, your boss or client could be particularly demanding. Is that a loyalty test you’re sensing? Why yes, Aries, it probably is, so tread lightly. Practice radical honesty this Sunday. Some uncomfortable but necessary conversations will be required as the Sun in your authentic fifth house goes head-to-head with revolutionary Uranus. This is not the day to suffer fools. If someone’s shenanigans have been stressing you out, let this person know how you feel. Repressing your feelings will only lead to resentment, so figure out a tactful way to broach the subject. And remember: Losing your temper never solves anything. You’ll feel SO much better once you put this issue to rest. See the full week >

Taurus (April 20- May 20)

Is this a conversation or an interrogation, Taurus? On Saturday, the annual Mercury-Pluto opposition charges your communications with an air of intensity. Don’t take anything at face value and DO read between the lines since esoteric Pluto can mask people’s true intentions. Take special care to study people’s body language and facial expressions—do they match the words you’re hearing? You could be pretty charged up under this transit, so watch that you’re not being too in-your-face or overwhelming. Your patience could be seriously tested on Sunday as the Sun in your domestic sector brawls with irritable Uranus in Taurus. Tensions may rise with loved one, but try not to lash out. An irrational argument could have long-term consequences, so do your best to keep your temper in check. Would a little space help you cool off? Wait a moment (or a couple days) before confronting the other party. Time will help you gain valuable perspective. Reach out once you’re ready to have a diplomatic dialogue. See the full week >

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

On Saturday, a tense standoff between expressive Mercury and vengeful Pluto could rattle your confidence. This stressful opposition may also churn up some intense feelings, leaving you in no mood to put your game face on. Seek out support from the people who’ve been there for you through thick and thin. Allow yourself to talk about the tough stuff, but be conscious of keeping your head above these emotional waters. If you find that you’re moving into obsessive mode, distract yourself, stat! Things could reach a boiling point with a sensitive issue on Sunday as the Sun forms a tangled angle with volatile Uranus in your subconscious zone. Resist the urge to go on an impulsive rant! Impassioned outbursts will only stir up more drama. Here’s a thought: Instead of flying off the handle, what if you fly under the radar? Take a break from the situation and reflect on your feelings. You may discover that this was more about a past situation than anything that happened with the so-called “offending party.” See the full week >

Cancer Daily Horoscope

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Tone down the people-pleasing this Saturday, Cancer. Nurturing others may come naturally to you—but trying to manage everyone’s happiness will only put a damper on your mood as an opposition between Mercury and Pluto could push you to the brink. Instead of catering to others, just take care of yourself for a change. Don’t get involved in any squabbles with friends or family, or you could end up straining your bonds with them. Stay out of it and they’ll figure it out themselves. You’ll be happiest in one-on-one conversations with people who have true depth. Sunday could stir up more tension as the Sun in your stability sector forms a tense square with volatile Uranus in your relationship zone. Is someone in your squad stirring up trouble? Or perhaps a co-worker has been slacking on a joint project, leaving you with twice the work (and on the weekend, to boot). Resist the temptation to vent to the rumor mill. Talk directly to this person instead and let them know that they need to change their behavior. Repressing your honest feelings will only make the situation worse. Express your truth, Cancer! See the full week >

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Too tired to mingle? You can thank Saturday’s opposition of Mercury and private Pluto for draining your energy. Fold your wings inward and get some rest. Have you been ignoring a nagging wellbeing issue, sweeping emotions aside or letting stress overtake your life? This intense aspect will push you to deal and heal. If you’re feeling worn down from overdoing it recently, sneak in a siesta or call it an early night. Don’t be surprised if your dreams are vivid, as you’re processing a lot of deep emotions now. Take stock of your career tactics on Sunday, as the Sun forms a tense square with changemaker Uranus in your professional sector. You’re ready to jump into the next phase of development, but is your strategy solid? Do you need to approach this from a different angle? If you’ve been stuck in a rut, perhaps it’s time to upgrade technology or cast for new collaborators. But don’t be too quick to cut people off, Leo. A little bit of training can go a long way. See the full week >

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

On Saturday, a smoking-hot opposition of Mercury and intense Pluto fires up the siren within. Just take care not to bat your lashes at someone who’s already spoken for, Virgo. Group dynamics can also passionately heat up. A know-it-all or raging narcissist could get under your skin. Or perhaps someone is trying to spark a little competition with you. Don’t take the bait. If deep breathing doesn’t do the trick, remove yourself from the situation. But on Sunday, there’s no holding back! If someone has been triggering you recently, the behavior must be called out. Just try to do it delicately as the Sun forms a tense square with turbulent Uranus in your candid ninth house. Rather than leap into an impulsive argument, could you take some time to cool off? Venting to a neutral third party will help you calm down and process your feelings. We don’t have to tell you that a diplomatic convo will be more productive than a verbal battle. See the full week >

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Saturday’s intense Mercury-Pluto opposition could churn up your perfectionism, but trying to make everything “just so” will zap all the pleasure out of the day. Can you find some chill, Libra? Spread the responsibilities around instead of running around like a headless chicken. There IS such a thing as “good enough,” Libra—and sometimes, you have to go with that. Work on delegating, and putting a few structures in place to make life more enjoyable. On Sunday, you could feel torn between hanging with your crew and splitting off for a solo sojourn. As the Sun in your relationship corner brawls with free-spirited Uranus in your personal eighth house, you’ll need a healthy mix of “me time” and “we time.” Don’t let people invade your space. If an emotional vampire type is clamoring for your attention, disengage. Politely explain that you need some time for yourself today. On the other hand, if you’re longing for companionship, a meaningful chat could lead to an emotional breakthrough. See the full week >

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Did someone throw you under the bus, Scorpio? As voluble Mercury faces off with your ruler, bounty-hunter Pluto this Saturday, you’ll have scathing words for them (and then some). But whoa! Firing off impulsively could backfire under this intense transit. Think twice about your tactics. Yes, you may have to bite your tongue (and stay off Twitter) as you figure out the most strategic route for settling matters. Wait…and investigate until you understand their motives. This COULD all be a huge misunderstanding. It’s worth finding out. On Sunday, it may be hard to maintain your emotional equilibrium as the Sun forms a tense square with volatile Uranus. A lover or collaborator may be falling short of expectations…but did they know that you HAD those high hopes in the first place? Even if you’re momentarily disappointed, don’t freak. Tap this transit as an opportunity to recalibrate your dynamic. If you’re both committed to making this work, you can get back on the same page. See the full week >

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Flexibility is the name of the game Saturday as Mercury forms a tricky opposition to Pluto. This dust-up could throw a wrench into the best-laid plans. While YOU may come and go as you please, you don’t always extend the same grace period to others. If your inner control freak makes a rare appearance, try not to lash out at innocent bystanders. When you have your heart set on something, you don’t appreciate people messing that up. But if you need people to be on time (and bring their A game) make sure you tell them that in advance! Don’t let a minor setback distract you from your overall objective on Sunday either, as the Sun in your limitless ninth house forms a tricky angle with volatile Uranus. You’re SO close to achieving your objective! Keep pushing to the finish line, even if a temporary complication slows your progress. Stop down and strategize: How can you effectively troubleshoot this problem? An out-of-the-box tactic could lead you to victory. See the full week >

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Saturday’s Mercury-Pluto face-off could find you attempting to play hero for someone in “distress.” But is this S.O.S. a legit cry for help or yet another example of someone yanking your chain for attention? This may be your cue to break a codependent dynamic. As hard as it can be to resist playing savior, see what happens when you don’t. Sure, you’ll probably get some resistance (slammed doors, people storming off), but stand strong in your commitment to stop enabling. After people adjust to your new M.O., you’ll find out who’s really on Team Capricorn—and not just when you’re pulling all the weight. Steer clear of unhealthy temptations on Sunday as the blazing Sun in your zone of deep bonding forms a tense square with volatile Uranus. People won’t be forthcoming about their intentions under these variable skies. And even if they DO genuinely care for you, they might not have the ability to back up those passionate emotions with consistent action. Time will tell, so hedge your bets instead of placing all your chips on this one. See the full week >

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

Refilling your tanks is your top priority Saturday, but don’t go completely MIA: Check in, Aquarius. With an intense opposition of Mercury and Pluto, your relationships could take a hit if you don’t inform a couple key people of where you’re going or what the status of your work is now. Double-check your agenda. Bailing on responsibilities won’t bode well if others are counting on you (especially if a deadline is close or already past). If you need a little extra time, work out a new plan together. Maybe you could use some support—so ask for it! On Sunday, stop trying to make everyone else happy and focus on your own desires as the Sun in your relationship zone forms a tense square with your ruler, variable Uranus in your domestic fourth house. A loved one may attempt to draw you into their personal drama, but avoid getting involved. Inserting yourself into this situation could actually cause MORE problems for all involved. What about YOUR needs, Aquarius? A day hike or spa pedicure might be more in alignment with what you need this weekend. See the full week >

Pisces Daily Horoscope

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Hang on tight, Pisces. Saturday’s potent Mercury-Pluto opposition is bound to shake things up, especially if you find yourself in the company of a few live-out-loud types. Competitive urges may rise to the surface with a fellow scene stealer. Or you could be held hostage by a demanding diva. The solution? Your sense of humor saves the day. A well-timed quip or simple joke can work wonders at dissolving tension. (Tip: Save the snark for another day!) On the love front, sparks could fly with someone in the friend zone. Remain receptive—but don’t cross any lines if either of you is already spoken for. This could be the start of a creative collaboration. Don’t overload your plate this Sunday as the Sun in your organized sixth house brawls with erratic Uranus. If it’s helpful, draw up an overall game plan to help you direct your focus. Which tasks are most urgent? Move the essential duties to the top of your to-do list and ignore the rest for now. Then push to complete those action items before EOD. You’ve got this, Pisces! See the full week >

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