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What’s in the stars for you in 2018? Renowned Astrologer, Claudia Vannini reads your horoscope.
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Expect great challenges to come in the month that marks the last Eclipse of the year. The eclipse takes place in Leo on August 11th. This time, we will all feel less impact because Mars is retrograde. Only on August 27th, the energy of the Eclipse manifests itself in transformation. Themes that have been stagnant since June are given extra strength. Also take advantage of the return of Mercury to the direct movement, on August 19th. Add these 4 special dates to your calendars:
August 07th, 2018 – Venus goes into Libra – Excellent commercial opportunities
August 11th, 2018 – Solar Eclipse in Leo – Transformations of all kinds
August 19th, 2018 – Mercury in direct movement – Improvement in communication and financial shifts for everyone
August 27th, 2018 – Mars in direct movement – Return of courage and strength to fight our personal battles
Work with patience for the next 26 days – things will calm down after the 27th.
PISCES Feb 19-March 2
August comes with a lot of work for you. Your professional life goes into a frenetic cycle. There are new jobs and new places you’ve never thought of seeing. It may be that a new job is behind the hills and travel is part of the plan. All this turmoil occurs through the Eclipse. Despite so much movement, only after the 13th is money circulating for you. Organise your budget to cope well with this delay. Realise that the Eclipse does a cleanse in your health. Anything that appears new in your body comes from the purge forced by the Eclipse. Allow your body to go through a necessary detoxification. It seems like a long month, but on the 27th you’ll breathe in relief. Mars returns to its direct movement and your financial life improves.
AQUARIUS Jan 20-Feb 18
Great news in your professional life! Your career is transformed this Semester. August marks the beginning of a new project. It is an important leap in your life and all your energy is put into the realisation of that theme. There is prosperity until the 23rd. The last week of August has no financial movement, so schedule yourself to adjust your expenses. The biggest challenge is in the relationship, marriage or partnership realm. The Eclipse shakes this sector without mercy. Anyone who lives an unstable marriage or partnership may succumb. Anyone who is able to overcome this Semester, maintaining the union, will have defeated a great monster. Your family asks for attention in August, but you need to take care of your profession. It’s a dilemma that leaves you distressed. Remember to fit moments of leisure and rest into your schedule.
CAPRICORN Dec 22-Jan 1
Uranus mistreats your financial life. Organize your budget with a safety margin. Some surprises come up in your finances and you spend more than you planned. Your professional life goes through changes. It’s just a bump in the road. Even if you are in the same job, you will notice that something has been added to your routine. Accept this challenge. The Eclipse moves your 8th house and you have to deal with power. It’s time to solve issues with justice and inheritances. Life insurance is also a theme. When you make contact with the 8th House, you have to deal with birth, death, and rebirth. It can be a theme that is reborn or the end of a story. This is not an easy subject for you, but the Eclipse will show you what’s really important. What has to remain, will remain. Something has to die for the new to arrive.
SAGITTARIUS Nov 22-Dec 21
Your professional life and love are governed by Mercury. Until the 19th, with Mercury retrograde, you feel stagnant. Do not worry. After that, you’ll have double the agitation in both sectors. There is effective prosperity for you at the end of August. Be ready to travel for work and broaden your horizons. Studies are also a reason to travel. None of this is a problem for you, so leave a suitcase reserved for a quick exit. Eclipse moves your 9th House. In the next 6 months, you will redefine your beliefs, make contact with other countries and study new topics. It is the best time for a cultural exchange or study of a new language. Love, after the 19th, returns to its normal course. Until then, beware of the illusion generated by Mercury. It is best not to start an affective relationship between 01st and 18th of August.
SCORPIO Oct 23-Nov 2
August comes with a lot of work and an accelerated career sector. In fact, the Eclipse may change the course of your career. Even if you stay in the same job, you may have to take a new position. Travel is also strong this month and may occur because of this new professional position. Accept and adapt to the new. Financial health goes through one of the best moments. It is your chance to increase earnings and plan a better future. Home and family demand less attention. The vulnerable point is your health. Mars does not collaborate with your body and you feel worn out and without vitality. Look for natural ways to reconnect your body with cosmic energy. Another factor of wear is your sentimental life. You may feel that love changes direction. Learn to wait for the movements of Venus to understand the phase.
LIBRA Sept 23-Oct 22
Pluto mistreats your financial life, but Jupiter cooperates with you until November 7th. This contradiction balances your finances. Learn to manage these months wisely to maintain prosperity. The Eclipse moves your social life. Social groups can be changed. Old friends may not pass the test of fidelity. Be ready to renew your friendships, institutions, and organisations to which you belong within the next 6 months. It is a salutary change. Once again there is instability in electronics. The Eclipse can fry your smartphone or electrical equipment. Backup your files. Mars moves your sex life and the romances are fleeting. A love of the past can come back. This sector gets quite hectic. Avoid compromise when it comes to the heart.
VIRGO Aug 23-Sept 22
An excellent time for you! Prosperous, cheerful and full of opportunities. Venus is at peace with your financial life. The beginning of the month is benefited by Venus in Virgo. Until the 7th, use your astuteness to generate money and personal magnetism. The 7th is an important day to mark in your calendar – it is the moment when Venus in Libra enters your 2nd House, the House of Money. Nothing is better than to move all the forces and get the maximum of that energy! Until September 9th, all doors are open for good deals, contracts and business partnerships. Move with Wisdom. The Eclipse reaches your Akashic memory, your deepest memories. Also, use this knowledge to walk the Earth with ease. It’s your past experience.
LEO July 23-August
Increase your confidence until August 18th. Retrograde Mercury disrupts your finances and you feel pressured by delays. There is no reason to despair – after August 19th, Mercury brings prosperity that lasts until September 23rd. Learn to deal with this differentiated schedule. The Eclipse occurs in your sign. It is the renewal of the Self. Your personality, your self-image, and your confidence are evaluated. The redefinition is painful, but the result will be wonderful for your Semester. A detox may occur in the days leading up to Eclipse. Take it easy and let your body purge what is useless. In addition to all the above changes, you also redefine your career. The work can continue the same, but you position yourself in a more productive and harmonious way. It’s a new Semester that begins!
CANCER June 21-July 22
Mars, in its retrograde movement, turns your professional life around. It’s time to keep yourself focused on short time goals and keep up with all your obligations. Do not hesitate in this sector. The Eclipse reshapes your finances. There is prosperity and good profits, but you have to review your spending – there is still excess and financial mismanagement. Make a thorough plan so that all bills get paid at the end of the month. Your health is balanced with no ups and downs this month if you learn to rest in the right moments and you get together with family and find comfort in the Home. Mercury opens up financial possibilities through social media and marketing. Manage your advertising well and your month will be prosperous. If you work as an employee, move the propagation of your industry by bringing proposals and creative solutions.
GEMINI May 21-June 20
August is a month with very little excitement for you. No big changes at work. Your professional life maintains itself with the same themes. Finances also don’t suffer great changes. This isn’t a cycle of great prosperity but there aren’t any great obstacles in your finances either. The Eclipse moves your 3rd house. This is an opportunity to reformulate the way you communicate. In the next 6 months, you’ll improve the way you speak, write and think. Your mind goes through a time of extreme clarity and this makes all decisions easier. While all the other signs are dealing with complex themes, you watch calmly. Give emotional support to others and make the social connections. Use the social media well and stay observant of the oscillation in electronics and cars.
TAURUS April 20-May 2
Redouble your attention this month. The themes of the home may need even more of your attention. You may feel completely immersed in the dramas of the house and family. This may happen because of structural issues that demand renovations or complications with the other inhabitants of the house. The Eclipse shakes up the family sector. Make the necessary transformations in your buildings and relationships. Mercury makes it easy to make money through the home. Those who work in a Home Office will harvest the benefits. Family members may help with your expenses. Count with them to solve your problems. Your emotions are shaken because your home is your safe place. Avoid projecting your fears into your health. Finances are a bit shaken but go back to normal after the 19th. Until then keep yourself organised and patient. Strengthen your faith and know this is the last Eclipse of 2018 – the final stage of turbulence.
ARIES March 21-April 19
Mars, your regent, goes into retrograde movement. You may feel lost and confused after the 13th. The scenery may seem strange and unknown. The best thing to do is boost your projects with extra work, between 1st and 10th. On the 11th you’ll experience the Eclipse in the creative sector.
This may provoke creative solutions to problems. This is the start of a 6-month cycle, so collect these insights all through the semester. Put them in practice after Mars goes back to its regular movement, on September 10th. It’s a good thing Venus saves your month by collaborating with your emotional and financial life. Even though you are the right character in the wrong play, money still comes your way. Romances move through your life and your sex life goes through an agitated time. Children deserve special attention in August, Watch them closely.
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