Spontaneous Uranus goes retrograde on the 2nd, helping everybody to slow down and reconsider their decisions. Instead of feeling pressured to take action, we can take extra time to review our options and check the facts. The Lunar Eclipse on the 7th falls in group-oriented Aquarius, bringing the successful conclusion of a humanitarian effort. Finding ways to bring valuable resources to a greater amount of people can result in a stronger, healthier community.
On the 12th, logical Mercury goes retrograde in detail-oriented Virgo. It may be difficult to nail down reliable facts and figures this August. Even adopting a painstaking approach to work could backfire, since the rules could change midway through the game. Postpone buying electronics, signing contracts and making promises until September, when the confusion will lift.
The Solar Eclipse in Leo on the 21st could spark a passionate romance. If you’re single, this would be a great time to go to a party, concert or play. There’s a good chance you’ll cross paths with a glamorous individual who makes your pulse pound. Are you already in a serious relationship? This would be a wonderful time to go on a luxury vacation with your partner. You can find some great last-minute deals on plane tickets and hotel rooms at this time.
The proactive Sun moves into service-oriented Virgo on the 22nd, prompting everyone to look for more ways to help each other. Finding practical ways to assist colleagues, relatives and neighbors could prove very fulfilling during the second half of the month. Anyone looking for work could strike gold at this time, too, since steady job offers may pour in at this time. In addition, health initiatives could be highly successful, since Virgo is the sign associated with physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.