Weekly Astrology Forecast: July 18 – 24, 2022

Do you crave bright, warm energy that boosts confidence, fills your spirit with motivation, and intensifies creativity? Then get ready to let your light sparkle all around you because the stars are going big and bold this week!

We have three fiery transits that will trigger your imagination, help you take action towards your goals, and give you the confidence to put yourself out there in the world!

We begin with intellectual, mind-driven Mercury entering Leo on July 19th, bringing that trademark fiery Leo energy and allowing you to focus on the bigger picture and follow that which inspires you.

On July 20th, the Last Quarter Moon in Aries lights a spark within your spirit and encourages you to wrap up any loose ends before the upcoming New Moon. Yet, fierce and impassioned Aries can bring a sense of impulsivity or excitable moods.

Practice meditation and chakra work to promote the balance you’ll need now.

Finally, on July 22nd, the Sun enters the sign over which it rules, beloved Leo! Friendly, fiery Leo season is a positive, grand, and slightly dramatic period that encourages you to embrace your theatrical side.

Let your creativity soar, and be sure to practice plenty of activities that heal and delight your inner child.

It’s time to put your creative ideas and your shining personality out there this week!

July 18 – 24 is a Week to Shine Bright, Embrace the Warmth, & Trust Your Instincts

Leo energy is all around us, with both informative Mercury and the life-giving Sun moving into this fun, childlike sign. And despite the fact that you may prefer fun and creative activities, the Last Quarter Moon in Aries gives you just the right amount of energy to prepare yourself for the upcoming New Moon in Leo, taking place on July 28th.

It’s time to release old habits or toxic relationships and get ready to attract your deepest desires. 

What can you let go of now that will set you up for a more peaceful future?

An illustration of the planets in the solar system next to the Sun.

Planetary Locations During This Week

  • Sun: Cancer (June 21, 2022 – July 22, 2022), Leo (July 22, 2022 – August 22, 2022)
  • Mercury: Cancer (July 5, 2022 – July 19, 2022), Leo (July 19, 2022 – August 4, 2022)
  • Venus: Cancer (July 17, 2022 – August 11, 2022)
  • Mars: Taurus (July 5, 2022 – August 4, 2022)
  • Jupiter: Aries (May 10, 2022 – October 28, 2022)
  • Saturn: Aquarius (December 17, 2020 – March 7, 2023)
  • Uranus: Taurus (Until April 25, 2026)
  • Neptune: Pisces (Until March 30, 2025)
  • Pluto: Capricorn (Until January 20, 2024)

Daily Astrology Snapshots

Monday, July 18

Sun

Cancer – Soak up these last few days of emotional, intuitive Cancer season while you can! This is the perfect time to deal with any emotions you may have tried to avoid recently. Try writing them in a notebook or journal to acknowledge and release them!

Moon

Aries – The Aries Moon is assertive and intense, turning your attention towards the projects that ignite your passion. It’s a great day to engage your creative side and get physical to release negativity.

Astrological Aspect

Mercury in Cancer opposite Pluto in Capricorn – This transit may indicate a battle of some kind —whether with yourself or someone else. 

Breathe deeply, start the day with yoga, and carry a piece of citrine or selenite to cleanse your spirit and lift your mood!

Tuesday, July 19

Sun

Cancer

Moon

Aries

Astrological Aspect

Mercury enters Leo – While swift, intellectual Mercury moves through fiery, creative Leo, you can expect brilliant ideas, a burst of imagination, and a desire for larger-than-life conversations. 

Soak up the Sun while practicing creative self-expression (safely—don’t forget your SPF!) to make the most of this transit!

Read next: Your July 2022 Angel Card Reading

Wednesday, July 20

Sun

Cancer

Moon

Aries

Astrological Aspect

Last Quarter Moon in Aries – The Last Quarter Moon precedes the New Moon phase, and in Aries, this lunar transit urges you to wrap things up and let go of anything that is no longer needed – making way for the things you wish to attract in the future. Don’t be afraid to let go!

Thursday, July 21

Sun

Cancer

Moon

Taurus – When the Moon is in Taurus, your senses are heightened, you feel more relaxed, and you desire a deeper connection to Mother Nature. Meditate outdoors to soak up the healing energy and sunshine!

Astrological Aspect

Taurus Moon Conjunct Mars in Taurus – Courage, confidence, and a heightened sense of passion help you feel more alive today. Listen to your gut and don’t be scared to take calculated risks.

Friday, July 22

Sun

Leo – Today marks the beginning of Leo season, bringing you a month of lighthearted, confident, warm energy, Take advantage of the Leo Fire by practicing positive affirmations and sharing your creative visions with the world!

Moon

Taurus

Read next: What Is the Universe Trying to Tell You This July?

Saturday, July 23

Sun

Leo

Moon

Gemini – The stimulating Gemini Moon shines a spotlight on your mental processes and urges you to explore your creative thoughts and ideas today. It’s a great day for painting, writing, or learning about new subjects that interest you!

Astrological Aspect

Mercury in Leo trine Jupiter in Aries – This transit brings good news, positive energy, and brilliant new ideas. This is the perfect time to plan a trip or have a short-distanced adventure!

Sunday, July 24

Sun

Leo

Moon

Gemini

Next, join astrologer Terence Guardino for this week’s video astrology forecast.

About The Author
Rhiannon Liselle
Rhiannon Liselle is a nomadic Sagittarius with a passion for writing and trying to help others grow. She’s studied astrology for about 10 years, and has been writing about metaphysical, spiritual, and esoteric subjects for 3 years. Rhiannon lives in the mountains of Colorado, and loves drinking coffee and spending time with her coloring books.
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