August 2021 is a wild month, with some pretty drastic adjustments on the best way. One spotlight is that each cats and canines may have their day this month, actually: International Cat Day falls on August eighth, and National Dog Day happens on August twenty sixth. Despite the month’s ups and downs, don’t neglect to take a while and have a good time the most effective of what you’re keen on your pet.
These are the key astrological dates for August 2021.
The brand new moon in Leo on August 8 pushes us to maneuver in direction of what we love.
Mercury enters Virgo on August 11, which is able to make us extra analytical and significant in our pondering.
Venus enters Libra on August 16, making relationships the focus of the month.
Uranus begins its retrograde journey in Taurus on August 19. This planetary moonwalk will final till January 18, 2022. Throughout this time, we’ll be embracing our uniqueness.
The seasonal blue moon in Aquarius falls on August 22 (the primary Full Moon in Aquarius in 2021 was on July 23). This may urge us to lean into our originality.
The Solar strikes into earthy Virgo on August 22, including order to our lives.
Mercury swings into Libra on August 30, permitting us to search out peaceable methods to specific ourselves.
Aries (March 21—April 19)
More often than not you waft, however generally you wish to be the highest canine. Though it could appear as if you’re getting the tough finish of the deal you made along with your pet dad and mom relating to the phrases of your relationship, that isn’t true. You’re the one in cost (not your pet dad and mom), and also you dictate the schedule and guidelines. Contemplate that on August 22 and 30. You make the foundations.
Taurus (April 20—Could 20)
Though it’s not like you to embrace new conditions, you’re discovering that it’s the one technique to deal with August 8’s new moon and August 22’s blue moon. A transfer, or budding relationship along with your pet mum or dad and their vital different, could push you out of your consolation zone. Nevertheless, you’ll make good with their companion on August 19 and 30. There are only a few changes and rising pains to make alongside the best way.
Gemini (Could 21—June 20)
You’re within the temper to sit back and loosen up at residence along with your pet dad and mom, chances are you’ll even wish to cuddle with them within the night or mess around the home with them when Mercury enters Virgo and Libra on August 11 and 30. It will likely be good to have just a few moments to your self to detox your thoughts and cease pondering so onerous in regards to the world round you. Benefit from the candy nesting days of August!
Most cancers (June 21–July 22)
You’re protecting of your toys and mattress, which signifies that you can be marking your space at residence by taking on house in the lounge the place you’ll be able to retailer and conceal your toys on August 8. Being territorial of your privateness could fear your pet dad and mom on August 11 and 16. However, they’ll see the scenario out of your perspective on August 19 and honor your want for seclusion and security on August 22.
Leo (July 23—August 22)
It’s okay to need further consideration this month. You might be in want of emotional declarations, and also you’ll get it on August 22. The caveat is that you could be act out on August 8 and 19, which is able to create drama at residence. As a substitute of ignoring your pet dad and mom after they go above and past, making ready your luxe dinner and taking you out on lengthy walks, attempt giving them hints that you just want compliments and squeaky toys as a substitute.
Virgo (August 23—September 22)
You’re lusting over shiny new buddies and wanting them to assume you’re cool, whereas taking your trip or die besties without any consideration. This may create friction and rigidity amongst your peer group on August 8 and 11, however will in the end clear up on August 19 and 22. You’ll come to see that the one individuals you’ll be able to 100% depend on are your besties. Your new friends will show to be superficial and unreliable.
Libra (September 23—October 22)
It’s at all times onerous to alter dynamics with buddies and friends, particularly since you don’t wish to ruffle anybody’s tail or create drama. Luckily, August 8’s new moon and August 22’s blue moon offers you the chance to enhance conditions and relationships for the higher. Nobody will get upset by your emotional requests, so long as you set the appeal on when Venus and Mercury align along with your solar on August 16 and 30.
Scorpio (October 23—November 21)
It’s time to stage up your look, Scorpio! It’s time for a little bit grooming, particularly earlier than stepping out for a stroll along with your pet mum or dad on August 8. Your pack will discover the delicate adjustments you made and even get a little bit jealous on August 22 of the methods you’ve developed your look. You might even catch the attention of a particular somebody on the canine park on August 19.
Sagittarius (November 22—December 21)
You’re affected by a case of the “blah’s” till mid month. Life has misplaced its luster, which signifies that you’re going to have to boost your every day routine when Uranus begins its retrograde journey on August 19. This cosmic moonwalk will maintain issues unpredictable and up within the air (the best way you prefer it). The vibe shall be heightened on August 22’s blue moon, once you’ll actually take a stroll on the wild aspect.
Capricorn (December 22—January 19)
You’re not “in love” along with your pet mum or dad’s new boo or companion. Attempt to get to know them higher throughout the brand new moon on August 8 to create a wholesome relationship. You might discover that you’ve got heaps in frequent with them (you each wish to chase birds within the park and taking part in catch exterior) throughout Uranus’s backwards spin which begins on August 19. A tremendous basis will kick off throughout August 22’s blue moon.
Aquarius (January 20—February 18)
Feelings are working deep and heating up this month. Earlier than you get aggravated throughout the brand new moon on August 8 and the blue moon on August 22, take a second to calm your sentiments. Breathe deeply by way of the stresses that August will deliver and give attention to your self. Give your pet dad and mom the month to navigate by way of the robust energies. They’ll provide you with TLC on August 30. Be affected person!
Pisces (February 19—March 20)
Love is a splendid factor this August. The Solar’s ingress into Virgo and the blue moon on August 22 is making you conscious of the heartfelt sentiments that you’re feeling. Maybe a brand new crush will catch your eye throughout a stroll across the neighborhood or on the canine park. Or, you’ll flirt your means into the great graces of a fellow feline/canine by purring/barking candy phrases to them when you chase one another exterior.
Lisa Stardust is the writer of the just lately launched ebook, Saturn Return Survival Guide: Navigating This Cosmic Rite of Passage, and the forthcoming The Astrology Deck: Your Guide to the Meanings and Myths of the Cosmos, from Chronicle Books this November.