Your 2019 August horoscopes are here to give you the inside scoop on the cosmos this month!
Read the full monthly forecast for all the deets. Then, be sure to find your zodiac sign and take notes! It has everything you NEED TO KNOW to navigate your August horoscope.
You may have been feeling tired and a little (or maybe a lot) less motivated than usual these last few weeks. Don’t worry, you’re not alone in this! Thanks, Mercury Retrograde. The good news is Mercury goes direct August 2nd!
GOODBYE, Mercury Retrograde. Hello, Leo season!
Leo season is good news for everyone! That fiery energy is back to reawaken your senses, creativity and productivity.
Leo season will bring.the.heat (figuratively and literally). How? Leo season brings the boost of confidence everyone has been needing. That unmotivated, tired, sluggish feeling? It’s out the window, girl. The Lioness energy has arrived (cue Beyonce singing The Lion King soundtrack).
The energy of Leo will have you glowing from the inside out. Prepare to find yourself setting your alarm earlier than usual, tackling tasks ahead of time and staying up late creating new project outlines that you feel oh so passionate about creating.
Is Leo season really this good? Yes, it is. Leo is the sign of loyalty and exuberance. It brings about a sense of expansion and extravagance.
Allow yourself to grow. Challenge yourself. Your mind and body WANT a challenge right now. They are ready to tackle it and show you how much more you are capable of.
Your motto this month? Work hard, play hard,
In Leo season, everyone is in their GLOWZone.
Keep in mind that Leo season can make people very prideful. So when you’re catching up with friends, don’t get annoyed if they start bragging about all the great things they are doing. Cheer them on!
Remind yourself that you’re doing great things too (because you are!) and everyone is in the energy of socializing and sharing what they’ve got on their plate in a prideful way.
Get excited and congratulate your friends! Competition is so 2012.
There are two New Moons this month! This is very rare.
Super Black New Moon in Leo
The first New Moon of this month initiated yesterday (July 31st) and is still present today. It’s a Black New Moon in Leo! Very sexy!
The Black Moon in Leo is here to help you get in touch with your truth and be more confident out in the world. Practice showing off who you really are. Say the thing no one else is willing to say. Take up a little more space than usual. The energy of Leo is supporting you.
Full Moon alert!
On August 15th there is a Full Moon in Aquarius.
Take time to really listen to and understand your emotions around this day. You might find yourself feeling a little lost and confused. Don’t overthink it, the moon has a pull on your emotions and that is what you will be feeling.
Take time to reset. Remind yourself of things you wish existed for emotional times like times like these busy yourself with creating it.
Hello, Virgo season.
Virgo season starts August 23rd, so prepare!
You could drive yourself a little crazy trying to act like you have it all together when deep down you really want to ask someone for a little help. It’s okay to ask for help! The most successful people feel confident asking for help. Remember that!
Virgo season encourages you to get super organized and on track. Spend some extra time crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s in your life and biz this Virgo season. There’s a lot of insight there. More on this next month!
To close out the month of August, there is a New Moon in Virgo on August 30th.
Allow yourself to feel safe and protected this moon. Spend time at a home with candles lit and a good book or feel-good Netflix show. Allow yourself to slow down and remember that everything you desire is already on its way to you.
Find your sign below to get even more guidance from your August Glowscope!
August Horoscope Aries: Be patient with yourself and make it a point to have fun this month, Aries. You are eager for big things to happen for you and you have every right to feel this way! Just be sure to take your time and be thorough with everything you’re working on this month. Slow and steady wins the race. Don’t rush through your work. You will be glad you took your time in the future. Pay very close attention to your work on the 11th and 12th as these days will present a surprising new opportunity to you. As long as you are thorough and patient in your work and life, it will be a prosperous month for you. Your health will also thank you. Be present and enjoy where you’re at right now. You have a lot to look forward to!
August Horoscope Taurus: Be sure to take extra good care of yourself this month, Taurus. You may find your energies lower than usual and you might be feeling a little down. You are in a transition. Listen to your body and give it what it needs. Especially sleep and meditation. You will receive divine messages in your dreams that will hint at what you need in your waking hours. From the 23rd and onward, you will be back in your GLOWZone. Everyone needs time to lay low and feel all their feelings. Don’t beat yourself up. Keep in mind you will be back to high spirits by the end of the month and ready to conquer life and biz like never before. This is a big self care month for you!
August Horoscope Gemini: This will be a great month for you, Gemini. Mercury Retrograde is finally ending and communication will highly improve for you. As it is your ruling planet, Mercury highly affects you while it is in retrograde, so this month will feel like a breath of fresh air. You will be absorbing information more than usual and you can use this to a great advantage in biz. Both New Moons this month (on the 1st and the 30th) will be great financial days for you. Set aside some time to get clear about where you want your finances to be and focus on that during the New Moons. Focus on family and personal life as much as possible this month. Next month will be the time to dive back into your career.
August Horoscope Cancer: It’s time to make a change, Cancer. This month will be fantastic for you financially, but how valuable is money if you have no one to share the wealth with? It is time to reflect on past relationships and gain a new understanding and perspective for how you need to handle personal matters moving forward. It is likely your love life is a little stressful right now but things should clear up after the 18th. Focus on sharing your work with the world and approaching close relationships with a little more patience and understanding. You will be glad you did. There will be many opportunities to get closer with others this month. As long as you take these opportunities and show up vulnerable and with an open heart, you will find yourself glowing from the inside out.
August Horoscope Leo: This will be a happy and financially good month for you, Leo. This is also a big month for personal independence. Though you may feel lonely at times, know that the cosmos are with you and cheering you on. The stars are in your favor. If you take time to experience true independence, you will enter the next level of your GLOWZone. You will be given travel opportunities this month that will expand your viewpoints on things and you will come home feeling refreshed and ready to dive into work and family with a positive outlook. As it is Leo season, you will truly be glowing from the inside out this month. Treat yourself to a night out with friends and enjoy where you’re at right now in life. You carry a strong life force and the people around you will be lit up by your light shining from within.
August Horoscope Virgo: It’s time to have your own way, Virgo. You tend to give into other people and circumstances to help them out and show up as a strong, reliable person but it’s time to rest and own your full power. If you can assert yourself and express what YOU need, you will have a very happy and financially fulfilling month. Leo season is amping you up and on the 23rd you will feel right at home as you transition into Virgo season. You will be glowing all month long as long as you make it a point to speak up for yourself! Your financial planet moves into Virgo on the 21st, so prepare for a financial peak in the months ahead. No one can stop you but your own self, Virgo. Remember that. The cosmos are shining in your favor.
August Horoscope Libra: Your spiritual side started showing up strongly towards the end of last month and will continue to show up this month. Spiritual growth is a huge theme in your life right now, Libra. Take a break from trying to make everyone else happy and learn from your higher self. This will allow you to help others more fully in the months to come. August holds many messages for you and by the time the month comes to an end, you will be glowing from the inside out. Spirituality is your GLOWZone and helps you get ahead in life and biz. Your health is excellent this month and you will experience more personal independence. Don’t feel bad about being independent, Libra. The people who love you most will be cheering you on. Take time to explore you. Everyone will be glad you did.
August Horoscope Scorpio: You have been experiencing career highs, Scorpio. For some of you that means you’re finally living your purpose and getting paid. For others, you’ve realized you are unsatisfied in your current career and are seeking change. Um, FYI, that is a career high!. Stay committed to what you love. Your health planet, Mars, is thriving and you will find yourself thriving as well. This season is very good for you. It’s crucial that you don’t let other obligations distract you from what you truly want to do. The cosmos favor those who go after their dreams. Stick to your intuition and keep dreaming, Scorpio. Take the right actions and your dreams will soon be your reality.
August Horoscope Sagittarius: This is a great career month for you, Sagittarius. But it is important that you really focus on career in order to get as much out of it as you can! Get into your GLOWZone and conquer as many projects as you can. Now is a great time to do so. Family will be supportive of all your hard work this month. Rather than going out during your down time, you will likely find that you would rather be at home with a good book or having intimate conversations with those you are close to. Your income will increase this month and you will be feeling a lot more financially ahead than last month.
August Horoscope Capricorn: This is a great month for you to detox, Capricorn. Detox from everything! Detox from work, relationships, alcohol, junk food, etc. You are craving a reset. Travel will help you clear your mind and gain new perspectives on your current routine. You will likely find yourself curious about reiki, acupuncture and massage this month. Your mind and body will be guiding you towards things like this in order to detox your spirit as well. Go for it! As long as you make it a point to really take care of you this month, you will be glowing from the inside out. The New Moon on the 30th will be a particularly good day for you. Be sure to circle that day in your calendar!
August Horoscope Aquarius: It has been a very social summer for you, Aquarius! You’ve been meeting all sorts of new people and getting new ideas for biz the more you socialize with others. This month will be no exception- but there are a few things to keep in mind. Stay on top of your health and finances! All that socializing can take its toll if you don’t check in with yourself and your wallet. As long as you make it a point to watch out for these things, you will be in your GLOWZone all month long. On the New Moon on the 30th, start formulating your business plan for the rest of the year.
August Horoscope Pisces: This is a month of love for you, Pisces. Whether you are single or in a relationship, this month has great potential for romance. Be sure to take extra good care of yourself this month too! Challenge your body in a good way. Take a few extra workout classes, get up earlier than usual, buy the extra green juice, skip the extra glass of wine. The more you challenge yourself to become better, the more love and appreciation you will have for those around you. You’ll be glowing from the inside out this month and the people around you will notice it! You are attracting love and abundance this August. You will also find you have lots more energy during the work week. Take advantage of it! Mercury Retrograde is finally over and it’s time to step it up in your biz.
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