Weekly Astrology Forecast: August 3 – 9, 2020

Welcome to your astrology forecast for the week of August 3 – August 9 cosmically curious ones!

Last week has us preparing for the Full Moon. With two planets changing signs, and a Full Moon in the astrology overview this week, it’s certainly going to be fun! The week starts out with the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Aquarius which means we will be adventurous and ready to play.

The Full Moon in Aquarius Arrives

We will have our hearts open and easily meet new people. The Full Moon in Aquarius happens on Monday, so expect the things you’ve been trying to manifest to pop up. It’s fun to see how everyone seems to win at once, and solidifies the validity of the planetary forces.

Usually, on a Full Moon, people will receive news about jobs, homes, relationships, and opportunities. Even if it’s a “no”, you can now free up that energy to focus somewhere else. If you’ve been working towards something, keep an eye out for doors to open even if they aren’t the exact ones you envisioned. Sometimes the Universe offers you something even better than you imagined.

Globally, we will see revolutionary themes with this Full Moon as the Leo Sun and brave Aquarius Moon push us to envision a better future.

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Mercury Joins the Sun in Leo

The day after the Full Moon, we have the planet of communication, Mercury, joining the Sun in the sign of Leo.

We can expect this to help us express ourselves with more confidence and positivity. If you’ve been wanting to come out of your shell after being cooped up at home, maybe you’ll find safe ways of branching out, and creating some new opportunities in work and in your personal life!

This is a positive position for Mercury that can help us come up with creative new jobs, and ways to socialize. August 2020 astrology is looking up!

Venus Moves Into Emotional Cancer

We are not only going to have the lovely energy of Leo and Aquarius this week helping us connect to people. We also have Venus moving into Cancer, which means we are going to look to bond with people on a deeper level.

All this heart-opening energy could very well mean new love for you, or reaching deeper levels of it in a relationship you already have. This happens on Friday, so you can expect intimate date nights, and conversations where people are really trusting and honest over the weekend.

Planetary Locations During August 3 – August 9, 2020

Sun: Leo (July 22 – August 22)

Mercury: Cancer (May 28, 2020 – August 4, 2020), Leo (August 4, 2020 – August 19, 2020)

Venus: Gemini (April 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020), Cancer (August 7, 2020 – September 6, 2020)

Mars: Aries (June 27, 2020 – January 6, 2021)

Jupiter: Capricorn (December 2, 2019 – December 19, 2020)

Saturn: Capricorn (July 1, 2020 – December 17, 2020)

Uranus: Taurus (January 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020)

Neptune: Pisces (Until January 2026)

Pluto: Capricorn (Until October 12, 2024)

Daily Astrology Snapshots for August 3 – August 9, 2020

Monday, August 3

Sun: Leo – Bold energy lifts us up today and helps us move towards what makes us feel alive. We are able to connect with others with hopeful ideas and fun activities.

Moon: Aquarius – We are full of new ideas, and thinking about how to improve things for the world. We can easily laugh and people are more friendly under this influence.

Transit: Full Moon in Aquarius. There is fun, wild energy to this Full Moon where anything could happen because people are willing to throw caution to the wind for the greater good.

They may suddenly decide to move, announce big life changes, or decide to finally follow their heart. It’s likely to be an inspiring day as we see the best of humanity come to light.

Tuesday, August 4

Sun: Leo

Moon: Pisces – People are going to do their own thing today whether it’s playing their favorite music, or just laying by the pool. We need these days sometimes so we can stop stressing about the future.

Transit: Mercury enters Leo. This transit lasts until August 19. Our thoughts are more optimistic and help us bring our ideas forward. We will start speaking up about things and people might just ask us out because they are getting a boost of confidence in the communication sector.

Transit: Mars in Aries (square) Jupiter in Capricorn. We will have an opportunity present itself, or something special will surface with this influence. It will be up to us to have the courage to accept it and move beyond our old patterns that really don’t serve our goals.

This could be an invitation to lunch or an idea that could be an absolute game changer for you.

Wednesday, August 5

Sun: Leo

Moon: Pisces

Read up on: Leo Season Horoscopes For the Zodiac Signs

Thursday, August 6

Sun: Leo

Moon: Pisces

Friday, August 7

Sun: Leo

Moon: Aries

Transit: Venus enters Cancer. This transit lasts until September 6. We want to know how people are feeling and are more open about our own emotions with our loved ones. We find vulnerability particularly attractive under this influence.

This is a good time to plan a romantic dinner in the backyard, or stay in and watch old movies with loved ones.

Saturday, August 8

Sun: Leo

Moon: Aries

Sunday, August 9

Sun: Leo

Moon: Taurus – No one can tell you how to feel or what to do today because you have a streak of independence. It’s good to get clear with what you really want and make decisions based on that so let yourself be real with what’s in your heart.

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About The Author

Shannon Yrizarry

Shannon Yrizarry has taught metaphysical subjects since 2013 including the deeply esoteric lineage of kundalini yoga. She has worked as a healer, clairvoyant and card reader and been featured as a dream interpreter on Viceland’s Nuts + Bolts show as well as for Mercedes Benz and Refinery29. She has read Tarot for The Zoe Report, done readings for stars and aims to bring the empowering wisdom of astrology mainstream.With a bold voice, she wants to uplift consciousness to help us evolve to a healthier more spiritual society. Her classes can be found online at www.HOI.TV/authors/shannon and you can follow her daily inspirations on Instagram @shannonyrizarry. She also teaches kundalini yoga in Portland, Oregon. What gets her out of bed is helping people align with their soul purpose.Shannon is the author of two books published by Llewellyn Worldwide, Psychic Yoga and Modern Guide to Meditation Beads.
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