This is the last month with Mars retrograde, until August 13th in Aquarius, then in Capricorn. On August 27th, Mars is again direct in Capricorn and we try to control everything, but we also develop the ability to turn profits from almost anything we do. On the other hand, starting August 7th, Uranus moving backward requires us to achieve financial freedom.

August 2nd: Mars in Aquarius square Uranus in Taurus

August 6th: Sun in Leo square Jupiter in Scorpio

August 6th: 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)

August 2018 Planetary Overview

August 7th: URANUS RETROGRADE IN TAURUS (retrograde until January 6th, 2019) – Uranus show us why we need financial freedom. It will be easier fot those who have already obtained it.

August 8th: Venus in Libra trine Mars in Aquarius

August 9th: Sun conjunct Mercury in Leo

August 10th: Venus in Libra square Saturn in Capricorn

August 11th: 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. „Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself“ (Henry Ward Beecher) More about August New Moon 

August 11th: Mercury in Leo square Jupiter in Scorpio

August 13th: MARS RETROGRADE ENTERS CAPRICORN – you need to overcome social inhibition, shyness and social anxieties. „So many people seem to spend their lives trying to appear normal, predictable and consistent to themselves and those that surround them. They just end up bored with themselves, bereft of any depth of inner resources, suffocated by the inhibitions that defend their own monolithic identities“ (Peter J. Carroll)

August 18th: Mercury in Leo sextile Venus in Libra

August 19th: Mercury again direct in Leo (it was retrograde starting July 26th)

August 19th: Jupiter in Scorpio trine Neptune in Pisces

August 23rd: 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)

August 25th: Sun in Virgo trine Uranus in Taurus

August 25th: Sun in Virgo trine Saturn in Capricorn

August 26th: FULL MOON IN PISCES (Sun in Virgo opposite Moon in Pisces) – Full Moon in Pisces in about „Serve or suffer!“ Booker T. Washington said that „those who are happiest are those who do the most for others“. This is the lesson that stars want you to learn today.

August 26th: Venus in Libra square Pluto in Capricorn

August 27th: MARS AGAIN DIRECT IN CAPRICORN (it was retrograde starting June 26th) – you try to be in control of your life. You can turn profit from almost anything you do. „The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you“ (Anthony Robbins)

August 28th: Mercury in Leo square Jupiter in Scorpio