08-19-2019 to 08-25-2019
Good luck trying to hide your glow, o’ modest Virgo! That will be Mission: Impossible beginning Wednesday, August 21, as Venus sweeps into your sign and launches a charm offensive. This annual visit from the planet of love and beauty always amplifies your radiance. Let people bask in it, but make sure they aren’t treating you like their personal charging station! With Venus here until September 14, self-love is the most important connection of all. Unplug from draining vampires and save your battery life for people who fill you up with electricity and excitement. If you’ve drifted into your lover’s orbit, reclaim your own center of gravity. You don’t have to “take space,” or do anything extreme. But DO start investing time (and possibly money) in your personal development once again. Refuse to bail on your pre-existing commitments just because you’ve maybe, possibly met The One. A legit soulmate will support your personal expansion, not suck you off into their narcissistic vortex. Coupled Virgos may need to lovingly back out of a few shared activities in order to pursue personal goals. Reassure your partner that you're not bailing; you just need time to develop your dream. That said, you MIGHT get swept into a polyamorous relationship with the muse between now and September 14. When creatrix Venus visits your sign, you can churn out your most inspired works. Book studio time or set up space in your home for your art.
Get the cake and champagne ready for Friday, when the Sun bursts through the clouds of your introspective twelfth house and kicks off Virgo season 2019! This auspicious birthday cycle is like hitting the refresh button on your personal operating system. Think of it like a bonus New Year—a perfect time to dream up (or reinforce) some of your lofty goals and intentions for the coming 12 months. But before you can start manifesting, take a little time to reflect on your highest priorities. What’s ahead, Virgo: Do you want to nurture an important relationship? Are you looking to land a new job or turn one of your side hustles into a primary income stream? The world's your oyster, especially between now and September 23. To realize some of your grander ambitions, you're going to have to take proportionally bigger risks. That’s not one of your cautious sign’s favorite things, so if you struggle with that, pick up Virgo comedian Amy Poehler’s “Yes Please,” which is basically a bible for how your sign can overcome debilitating perfection and “find your voice and seize your real estate.”
A glitter bomb erupts in your love life this Saturday as cosmic courtesans Mars and Venus meet up at the exact same degree of Virgo. These planets only merge once every two years; in fact, their last meetup in November 2017 was also in your sign. Scroll back in your timeline, because themes could repeat themselves this weekend. Regardless, this is your very loud signal from the universe to take a chance on romance. Hoping to meet someone new? Detour AWAY from your go-to venues. Saying yes to a “random” invitation this Saturday could pay off in heart-thumping spades when you tap into a fascinating new scene—one filled with people you’d date (and hook up with) in a heartbeat. Spark up the banter! Bold Mars buoys your courage while Venus sweetens your natural charms. Have you fallen into a rut with bae? If you still adore the “snore,” don’t waste time talking about the state of your union. The Mars-Venus conjunction rewards action. How about picking up a pair of tickets and planning a surprise date? Instead of whining, “We never go out,” you could both be turning to each other and saying, “We should do this more often!”