This week The Sun and Mercury are in Leo and Venus is in Virgo. We have a New Moon in Leo coming up at the end of the week.
Mercury in Leo connects with Chiron in Aries on August 2, 2021 11:41 pm ET. This can be a good time for creative thinkers to understand the roots of talents. Thinking back to childhood influences that have shaped your personality can give you a better understanding of why you gravitate toward certain creative endeavors. Leaders are likely to put pressure in dramatic ways on people through identity politics. It’s best for individuals to think for themselves when facing peer pressure.
Venus in Virgo connects with Uranus in Taurus on August 3, 2021 2:53 am ET indicating self preservation is a big factor in self care now. Sometimes people just feel like being alone to tend to their own needs without the random interference from others. Sticking to a schedule that is on your own terms and making decisions for yourself about what you are doing in your day to day routine is most comforting now. Taking care of health, nutrition and practical tasks to make yourself feel organized is recommended. Spending time in the mirror to beautify yourself is also suggested to feel good now. Personal freedom is highly valued, especially in work and money matters. Give yourself some free time to bring a balance of relaxation and self care into your everyday schedule.
Mercury in Leo is in a difficult aspect to Uranus in Taurus on August 3, 2021 9:57 pm ET. We could hear news of rumblings in the world like earthquakes and volcanoes, or more simply talk about environmental issues that leads to disagreements. Talk of money, jobs and the markets are likely to give some dramatic numbers. Things said by those in leadership positions could be over the top and lead to dramatic, rebellious attitudes against overbearing egos in high places.
The Sun in Leo connects with Chiron in Aries on August 4, 2021 6:40 pm ET giving us all insights into our own identities. It is likely that arts and entertainments could trigger reminders that are aligned with parts of your own personality, inspiring you to be the best version of yourself. It’s a positive time to tap into a hobby, talent or creative endeavor that makes you feel like a kid again, free to explore without worrying about judgment. If you are an artist you could discover an all new side of yourself.
The Sun in Leo is in a difficult aspect to Uranus in Taurus on August 6, 2021 7:56 pm ET. Any obstacles that get in your way of fully expressing yourself or enjoying entertainment is likely to be annoying. When you want to be free, limitations are not what you want. On the other hand if you’ve got practical matters to tend to and someone is being way too loud, obnoxious and overbearing it can really be too much. Sudden changes can put a hitch in your plans and you’ll need to quickly find solutions to get back on track to the task at hand. Leaders with big egos and dramatic plans that impose any restrictions on people’s personal security will lead to rebellious attitudes. We could see protests against overbearing leadership decisions.
When the Moon meets the Sun in Leo we have the New Moon Leo on August 8, 2021 9:45 am ET. It’s time for creativity and trying out some artistic pursuits to express yourself in new ways and discover new talents. We could get a new perspective on celebrities and leaders. Attitudes, behavior, actions and reactions will reveal a lot about people. Read more about it in the August 2021 Monthly Astrology Horoscope.