Wednesday, August 31st: Moon in Leo trine Uranus in Aries – today, you tend to be more spontaneous and unpredictable. „It is our task, both in science and in society at large, to prove the conventional wisdom wrong and to make our unpredictable dreams come true“. (Freeman Dyson)

Tuesday, August 30th: Mercury Retrograde in Virgo – you need to overcome perfectionism and to start working smart, not hard. Efficiency becomes very important. You also have to avoid becoming hypercritical. „Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something“. (Robert A. Heinlein)

Monday, August 29th: Venus enters Libra – you are very obliging with others, ready to negotiate and to make compromises. You become more interested in Art. „A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece“ (Ludwig Erhard)

Sunday, August 28th: Moon in Taurus trine Venus in Virgo – we learn how to focus on the positive and avoid the negative. „Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them“ (Marcus Aurelius)

Saturday, August 27th: Venus conjunct Jupiter in Virgo – little things could make a big difference in your day. „Enjoy the little things in life because one day you`ll look back and realize they were the big things“ (Kurt Vonnegut)

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Friday, August 26th: Mars in Sagittarius square Neptune in Pisces – you struggle to differentiate between fantasy and reality, and today isn’t easy at all. „Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do“ (Maurice Sendak)

Thursday, August 25th: Moon in Gemini opposite Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius – you need to avoid negative thinking, because is making your life harder that it needs to be. „A negative attitude drains, a positive attitude energizes“ (Lindsey Rietzsch)

Wednesday, August 24th: Mars conjunct Saturn in Sagittarius – prudence is the mother of all virtues, today. „Look and see which way the wind blows before you commit yourself“ (Aesop)

Tuesday, August 23rd: Moon in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces – use intuition and imagination in your daily life. You try to recognize and listen to your inner voice. „I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am“ (Albert Einstein)

Monday, August 22nd: Sun enters Virgo – you focus on the little details of your life. This is a good month to get organized and to do detail work. „A man’s accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail“ (John Foster Dulles)

Sunday, August 21st: Mercury conjunct Jupiter in Virgo – you express your opinions positively. You also have a good sense of humor. „Laughter is an instant vacation“ (Milton Berle)

Saturday, August 20th: Moon conjunct Chiron in Pisces – today, the universe is trying to tell you something. It is important to understand the message. „In the central place of every heart, there is a recording chamber; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer and courage, you are young“ (Samuel Ullman)

Friday, August 19th: Venus in Virgo trine Pluto in Capricorn – today, you are attracted to intense relationships that transform you. „If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were“ (Richard Bach)

Thursday, August 18th: Full Moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius (Sun in Leo opposition Moon in Aquarius) – a day full of surprises and unconventional behavior. The only advice we can offer is to expect the unexpected. „Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me“ (Carl Sandburg)

Wednesday, august 17th: Moon in Aquarius sextile Saturn in Sagittarius – you need to stay calm and cool. Some stress management training can be useful. „The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat“ (Jules Renard)

Tuesday, August 16th: Sun in Leo trine Uranus in Aries – you must embrace new ways of doing things. Sudden life changes can be difficult, but in fact they are new opportunities. „Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them“  (Ann Landers)

Monday, August 15th: Moon conjunct Pluto in Capricorn – accepting changes is vital, for your professional success. They have to be made step by step, not suddenly. „Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” (Mahatma Gandhi)

Sunday, August, 14th: Venus in Leo opposite Uranus in Aquarius – unconventional relationships and unconventional hobbies are „on trend“, today. „You will know who truly loves you when you ask them to do an uncoventional favor“ (Michael Bassey Johnson)

Saturday, August 13th: Saturn direct in Sagittarius – Saturn turned retrograde on March, 25th, inviting you to acquire knowledge and experience. Saturn moving direct in Sagittarius permits you to make major life decisions and to set long-term goals.

Friday, August 12th: Jupiter in Virgo opposition Chiron in Pisces – you develop yourself while helping others to develop. You can listen what the writer and motivational speaker Steve Maraboli said: „Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned“.

August 2016 Daily Planetary Aspects and TransitsThursday, August 11th: Mercury in Virgo trine Pluto in Capricorn – you need to create positive change on your professional path. „The professional has learned that success, like happiness, comes as a by-product of work. The professional concentrates on the work and allows rewards to come or not come, whatever they like“ (Steven Pressfield)

Wednesday, August 10th: Moon in Scorpio sextile Mercury in Virgo – you must increase your powers of observation. „Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking“ (Wallace Stevens)

Tuesday, August 9th: Moon in Scorpio sextile Venus in Virgo – today, it is important to understand, identify and release your emotions. „A man who is master of himself can end a sorrow as easily as he can invent a pleasure. I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them“ (Oscar Wilde)

Monday, August 8th: Venus in Virgo square Mars in Sagittarius – you have to decrease relationship stress. You and your partner have to deal with stress together, not as individuals.

Sunday, August 7th: Mercury in Virgo opposite Neptune in Pisces – how do you handle being criticized? Remember: constructive criticism should be viewed as useful feedback that can help you improve.

Saturday, August 6th: Mercury in Virgo square Saturn in Sagittarius – you don’t let people know what you are thinking or feeling. „If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself“. (George Orwell0

Friday, August 5th: Venus enters Virgo – you tend to have a pragmatic approach to relationships. You succeed to stay motivated during monotonous tasks.

Thursday, August 4th: Moon conjunct Venus in Leo – learning to be natural is essential: natural look, natural conversation and natural habits. „When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out“ (Christy Turlington)

Wednesday, August 3rd: Moon in Leo trine Uranus in Aries – today, only the daring ones will be the winners. „Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game“ (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Tuesday, August 2nd: • New Moon in Leo (Sun conjunct Moon in Leo) – today, it is important to affirm yourself and to develop leadership skills, like self-confidence, innovation, results-oriented approach.

  • Mars enters Sagittarius – you have high standards for yourself and they help you give your best, day after day. Mars in Sagittarius shows you some ways to make your life more exciting.

Monday, August 1st: Sun in Leo trine Saturn in Sagittarius – a good day for long term planning. This first day of the month is proper to fix goals and to develop strategies. „Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now“ (Alan Lakein)