Your Weekly Horoscopes Are Here: August 3 – August 10

See what the stars have in store

If you celebrate your birthday this week:

Your Year Ahead

You’ve come a long way, Leo.  Take time to reflect on past actions, acknowledge your amazing progress and realise that the best is yet to come.  You’re offered a fabulous year, surrounded by love, friendship and prosperity.  At work, the more you do – the more you get to do.  There’s also the notion of karma.  Whatever way you look at it, over the next year the cosmos rewards you for your efforts.  You’ll be super busy.  But that won’t phase you.  For some, an unexpected inheritance helps clear old debts.


Aries (March 21 – April 20)

Best Day:  Sunday 5th

Life and love are balanced in the early week but after the 11th, prepare for major change.  Fiery Mars squares up to Venus, and all your personal relationships as well.  With Mercury retrograding through your love sector until the 20th, a partner from the past may play an important role in the present.  Very intriguing.  

Taurus (April 21 – May 20)

Best Day:  Friday 3rd

The new moon falls in your domestic sector this week, signalling a need to focus on your home life.  If you’ve been neglecting your family in favour of your career, the cosmos suggests that you should reassess your values.  Give loved ones a little bit more of your time, before you go back to ruling the world.  


Gemini (May 21 – June 21)

Best Day:   Monday 6th

It’s time to kick back, relax and not take yourself or others too seriously.  With Mercury out of phase and creating negative thoughts, excessive anxiety could make you tetchy.  Think carefully about creating rifts that you’re likely to regret.  To ward off Mercury’s pessimism, do everything in your power to alleviate stress and have fun.  


Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

Best Day: Thursday 9th  

With last week’s uncertainty out of the way, this is a much easier week to navigate.  Aside from some chaos caused by Mercury’s retrograde, you glide through the next few days with barely a glitch, and a new moon in your financial arena on the 11th should bring extra cash.  Just don’t spend it all on luxuries –  you do need to eat.  

Leo (July 23 – August 23)

Best Day:  Tuesday 7th

Mixed messages could cause confusion this week.  With Mercury retrograding through your sector of self, don’t say anything unless you really mean it.  You might declare something on a whim and then come to regret it after the cosmic dust settles.  Think carefully before you say something that could cause others pain.

Virgo (August 24 – September 22)

Best Day:  Sunday 5th

Your perspective on life is undergoing a major revision right now, particularly as a pensive Mercury leads you to reassess relationships.  If you no longer share the same values, replace your friends for those that can keep up with you. Indeed, expect associates to come and go for a while yet.  Life may feel unsteady, but exhilarating.

Libra (September 23 – October 23)

Best Day:  Saturday 4th

With plenty of your zodiac neighbours heading for the hammock, here’s your chance to shine.  Major planets overrule a lazy Mercury, all vying to give you that extra spark.  Indeed, things are going so well that you might shelve professional aspirations for now – especially when unexpected detours hold the promise of new love or friendship.

Scorpio (October 24 – November 22)

Best Day: Wednesday 8th

Expect a communication breakdown some time this week.  A mischievous Mercury is retrograde, making it harder than usual to get your message across.  You may have projects and potential deals in the mix, but hold off signing documents until next week.  It’s also likely you’ll suffer from some insensitivity-syndrome, so think before you speak.  

Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)

Best Day: Monday 6th

Every week has its complications and Mercury’s back flip creates even more delays.  Don’t fret.  Focus on your fabulous friendships instead.  Any hint of monotony is overshadowed by your thrills-and-spills attitude.  Whether this leads to disappointment depends on your expectations.  Keep wishes at ground level, and all should be well.  

Capricorn (December 22 – January 20)

Best Day: Thursday 9th

For you, the idea of financial disorder is a nightmare.  But does Mercury care?  Not one iota.  This capricious planet is happy to slide you back into uncertainty.  There’s also emotional interplay at work.  Expect an office romance or personal versus professional conflict.  Perhaps a more self-assured edge would help you to scale greater heights.

Aquarius (January 21 – February 18)

Best Day:  Saturday 4th

Mercury causes stress-overload for many Aquarians this week, so it’s hardly surprising that your energy levels are so low.  Stop being in denial.  You’re a powerful life force, but even you can occasionally overtax your strength.  And ease off the junk food.  Your body is meant to be kept like a temple, not a rubbish bin.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Best Day:  Friday 3rd

Your head’s spinning, Pisces.  Not surprising, considering this week’s cash crisis.  And for you, no funds means no fun.  Perhaps it’s time to restore some financial equilibrium. Soon the cosmos steps in with a emergency back-up plan, but not for a few weeks.  So until then, stay frugal.  There are many delightful ways to have fun, without breaking the bank.  

By Tanya Obreza:

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