Weekly Astrology Forecast: July 27 – August 2, 2020

Welcome to your astrology forecast for the week of July 27 – August 2 cosmic explorers!

We Begin With a First Quarter Moon

Last week we said goodbye to Cancer season. This week’s astrology overview starts with the first quarter Moon, which always represents a mini-crisis, but don’t fret! This isn’t necessarily a bad thing.The word ‘crisis’ in Latin actually means decision, and this wasn’t inherently negative.

Be prepared to see some change in the status of what you’re working towards, and be ready to stay the course no matter what. Often this is a test to see how committed you are to this goal in your heart, and how much you trust the Universe will help you.

We Are in Leo Season!

By now you’re probably enjoying the Sun in Leo, which is one of the positive highlights of July 2020 astrology. It is bringing out our more jovial side, and helping us shed the bad vibes from the stress of the last few months.

The positive energy is also building this week with the waxing Moon phase, which means you’re creative, expansive, and able to take action on making your dreams a reality.

Use this energy to keep taking steps towards your big goal, and you’ll likely see them blossom at the beginning of next week when there is a Full Moon in Aquarius. Don’t worry, you’ll get all the information you need for this upcoming transit in our next weekly forecast!

Venus Leaves the Retrograde Shadow

For all you lovers and wanna-be lovers, Venus leaves its shadow Wednesday, July 29 which means the lingering effects of Venus retrograde will finally clear!

We will feel less pressure and tension in our love lives, and be more clear on how to proceed and grow. We would be remiss not to mention there is still quite a bit of retrograde energy. This means we are still going through a transformation process personally and collectively, but it doesn’t mean we can’t have fun while we rebirth.

Read this next: A Grounding Meditation for 2020 Retrograde Season

What else can you expect this week from the stars?

This week, make time for fun, enjoy those extroverted Leo vibes, take strides towards your heart’s greatest desires, and be okay with taking time to regroup whenever you need it as the planets help you clear your subconscious.

This is a great time to keep visual reminders up in your home about your goals because the energy of the Sun will push you towards whatever you focus on!

Making astrology a bigger part of your life helps you ride the waves of the cosmos with ease, and allows you to be prepared for upcoming transits. Be sure to take advantage of our free 2020 monthly astrology calendar, and free daily horoscopes.

The final takeaway for you is to remember that there is a difference between doing something, and enjoying doing something. The choice to enjoy each moment is up to you, and keeping your vibes up will create an avalanche of positive experiences for you this week.

Planetary Locations During July 27 – August 2, 2020

Sun: Leo (July 22 – August 22)

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

Venus: Gemini (April 3, 2020 – August 7, 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 July 27 – August 2, 2020

Monday, July 27

Sun: Leo – We are oozing charm and ready to make new friends with the exuberant Leo vibes. This is a great time for doing things that are outside of your comfort zone, and expanding your network.

Moon: Scorpio – People are on the prowl today, as the Moon is making them frisky. Don’t let your guard down too quickly, lest you be swayed by someone who doesn’t really want something real.

It’s a great day for deep conversation, research, and watching psychologically stimulating shows.

Tuesday, July 28

Sun: Leo

Moon: Scorpio

Wednesday, July 29

Sun: Leo

Moon: Sagittarius – Today we want to get outside and see the sights to stretch our mental legs. We love to talk and help others under this influence which brings calming energy, and lots of friendliness.

Make sure to read: What Fiesty Leo Season Means For You

Thursday, July 30

Sun: Leo

Moon: Sagittarius

Transit: Mercury in Cancer (Opposition) Jupiter in Capricorn. This is a positive time for talking through the things you may have avoided in your finances. Maybe ask for help to resolve an issue you’ve been sweeping under the rug to relieve stress.

Budgeting or creating a schedule can help lower this stress, and allow you to stay in a high vibe.

Transit: Mercury in Cancer (Trine) Neptune in Pisces. We have a lot of watery energy which can make us feel a bit “ungrounded”, so it may help to actually connect to nature by taking a walk or a salt bath.

Do simple things that don’t require perfect mental clarity or creative genius.

Friday, July 31

Sun: Leo

Moon: Capricorn – We can get stuff done today, and we have an eye for the finer things in life. It’s a good day for dates that could lead to a long-term commitment because you are focused on what will make you happy down the road.

Saturday, August 1

Sun: Leo

Moon: Capricorn

Sunday, August 2

Sun: Leo

Moon: Capricorn

What’s up in the stars today? Check your free Daily Horoscope – here on Astrology Answers!

Did this overview resonate with you? Get another astrologer’s take on this week’s energy.

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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