OMSTROLOGY: AUGUST 9TH -15TH
You’re still in a happy period - still in a yearly personal pleasure peak. So with things going slowly in the world you may as well have fun. Venus opposes Neptune on the 9th and the 10th. Thus financial intuition needs more verification those days. On the 11th and 12th Venus makes nice aspects to Pluto - this is good for making or paying down debt - according to your need and shows good financial cooperation between you, the spouse, partner or current love. There is still a need to avoid hyper criticism in love. This will change next week as you become more romantically inclined - softer. The 10th and 11th are good for achieving work goals. The 12th and 13th are a monthly love and social peak.
Health still needs watching this week. As always make sure to get enough rest. Enhance the health with neck, throat, hip and abdominal massage. Enjoying life is good for your health. Your financial planet, Mercury, moves into your 5th house on the 12th. He becomes part of a Grand Trine in the Earth signs and thus receives beautiful aspects. Financial judgement is sound and earnings will increase - in safe kinds of ways. Like last week your challenge is to be successful at home and in the career - a strong balancing act happening. Health regimes and practices will go well on the 12th and 13th. The 14th and 15th are good for love and romance.
Intellectual activities and communication - your 1st love - are still important this week. On the 12th Mercury moves into your 4th house and stays there for the rest of the week. There is more focus on the home and family. Intellect is nice, but it is good to get in touch with your feelings too. Spiritual messages can be garbled and confusing on the 9th and 10th. Allow more time to decode them. The 11th and 12th are good for spiritual healing - you respond well to it. Financially there is great family support on the 10th and 11th. The 12th and 13th makes you more speculative financially. The 14th and 15th are good for paying down or making debt depending on your need.
Health is good this week. You have plenty of energy to achieve what you will. The week ahead is still prosperous as you’re still in a yearly financial peak. The 10th and 11th are good for intellectual activities - reading, studying, taking courses, writing etc. On the 12th and 13th you are involved with your 1st love - the home and family. These days are also good for love. You seem in harmony with the spouse, partner or current love. The 14th and 15th are fun days. Very good for being involved with children and children figures in your life. There is harmony with the children (or children figures) on the 11th and 12th.
You’re still in a happy and prosperous period this week. Enjoy. Your financial planet is still in your sign until the 12th. This brings financial windfalls and opportunities. You earn on your own terms - in independent ways. On the 12th your financial planet moves into your money house - his own sign and house - his place of power. This too bodes well for finance. On the 10th and 11th the Moon moves through your money house bringing good intuition and family support. You’re probably more charitable and generous those days. The 12th and 13th are good for intellectual interests. The 14th and 15th are good for home and family issues.
Mars and Venus are still in your sign all week. On the 12th, Mercury enters your sign. So self-esteem and self-confidence are strong. You know who you are - you’re not going to get pushed around or put down. Venus makes some stressful aspects with Neptune on the 9th and 10th. There can be some financial disagreement with the spouse, partner or current love. But on the 11th and 12th, Venus makes nice aspects to Pluto. This can bring earnings from insurance or tax refunds or through siblings, sibling figures or neighbors. You probably spend more on books or education those days.
There is some confusion about health and the job on the 9th and 10th. Take you time to sort it out. The 11th and 12th is a good financial period - though your financial planet is still retrograde. Perhaps it comes with some delays involved. Love is spiritual this week - idealistic. Your standards are very high - and perhaps this is so in the people you meet. Spiritual compatibility is very important. The 10th and 11th are good for spiritual practice and altruistic activities. The career is boosted by these things. The 12th and 13th are happy days as the Moon moves through your sign. Career opportunities will come to you. The 14th and 15th are financial days - a monthly financial peak.
Health still needs watching but there is improvement over last week. Still make sure to get enough rest. Enhance the health with exercise, head, scalp and face massage and massage of the lower abdomen. Love can be confusing on the 9th and 10th but will straighten out on the 11th and 12th. The 10th to the 12th are exceptionally good love days. The problem in love is you - you’re not sure what you want. The career is still strong and successful, but you’re getting ready to focus on other things. The 1 0th and 11th are good for online and high tech activities. The 12th and 13th are good for spiritual activities. The 14th and 15th is a monthly personal pleasure peak - a high point of your month.
Jupiter is now back in your 3rd house and will be there until December 29th. So you enjoy communication and the pursuit of intellectual interests. This is good for students and for those who teach. Love is still in religious or university type functions until the 12th. After the 12th your love planet moves into your 10th house of career. Thus you’re allured to successful and high status people and you’re mixing with them. Your career is boosted by social contacts. Though you’re not yet in a career peak, the career is active and successful this week - especially on the 10th and 11th.
Health is still good and getting better. 60% of the planets are in earth signs from the 12th onwards. Earth is your native element and you’re very comfortable with this. Your 9th house is very powerful from the 12th onwards so many of you are thinking of foreign travel. With Jupiter retrograde allow more time for getting to and from your destination. This is a week for religious, philosophical and theological insights. These kinds of things are very important as they shape how you live your life. Love is pretty much status quo. The 12th and 13th are monthly career peaks.
Health still needs watching but improvements are happening this week. As always make sure to get enough rest. Enhance the health with massage of the lower abdomen on the 10th and 11th; with hip massage and massage of the kidney reflex on the 12th and 13th; with massage of the colon and bladder reflexes on the 14th and 15th - and safe sex is important those days too. Love is less stressful this week and the week ahead is still active socially. Your 8th house has been strong for a few weeks and this week on the 12th it get even stronger. So this is a good week to explore the mysteries of death and resurrection. Many insights will come to you.
Health needs more watching from the 12th onwards. There is nothing seriously afoot here, just short term stress caused by the short term planets. Make sure to rest and relax more and heed the messages that your body sends you. The good news is that your 6th house is still strong and you are focused on health. The 10th and 11th are monthly love and social peaks. So there is romantic opportunity happening. The problem in love, as has been the case for many weeks, is you. You’re not sure what you want. The 12th to the 15th are good for detox and weight loss regimes. Good for paying down debt or making it - depending on your needs you have good access to outside capital those days.
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