August 2018 ~
August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I’ve been listening to in the late spring and summer. ~ Henry Rollins
(March 21 – April 19)
(March 21- April 20)- Friendships may be a bit unsettling at this time as you see yourself as more judgmental as well as distant. Though this can be temporary. much of what is taking place astrologically has affected you through work and close connections. It’s important to bring it all together by remaining neutral. Also work matters may be frustrating, though no matter what you always seem to fall in to step. Also with both Mercury in retrograde and the transiting Sun in Leo in aspect to your area of romance, anything goes. Tread carefully…
(April 20 – May 20)
(April 21- May 21)- During this period work/career may feel unpredictable as Mars continues in retrograde, and the Sun in Leo, as well as Mercury in retrograde, reinforces the intensity. Moreover, your home base may feel unsteady, though perception plays a huge role in how you react. Compulsions, as well as overreactions, may occur, though it’s all up to you. Take a step back before jumping in..
(May 21 – June 20)
(May 22-June 21)- Your words may differ from your actions as Mercury transiting through your area of chat may trigger wiggly boundaries as well as words. So as always, delivery does count. Also, Mars in retrograde of your area of thought may bring to light a stronger sense of realization. Perception may be keen, your goals may heighten, and your senses can be on overload. Either way, this transit may cause you to revisit your own instincts.
(June 21 – July 22)
(June 22-July 21)- With the transiting Sun, and Mercury retrograde traveling through your area of finance, your fears may be worse than the reality. So paying attention, seeking advice from an expert may help to diminish your anxiety. In addition to all of this, Saturn’s continued transit in Capricorn opposite your own sign may cause you to question yourself, as well as work matters. Your tolerance level is at an all time zero, so pace yourself, and all should be well.
(July 23 – Aug. 22)
(July 24-Aug 23)- It’ all about you as the Sun and transiting Mercury traveling through your own sign may raise the energy bar. Though Mars in retrograde could slow down the process. New or existing partnerships take on a new vibration as you may feel completely overwhelmed by what is being thrown at you. During this month, ease into anything new and unexpected. Trust your own instincts where judgment calls are needed.
(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)
(Aug 24-Sept 23)- Sometimes it’s better to take control of the past, instead of letting the past control you. This month’s cosmic influences, specifically the Sun and transiting Mercury now in the most intense, private sector of your chart, the 12th house may trigger unresolved memories. This where your intuition deepens. In addition, you may feel significance in focusing on health and fitness.
(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)
(Sep 24 Oct 23)- As the planets favorably chime with your own sign, this may be your month to accomplish all that needs to be done. Specifically speaking, the transiting Sun and Mercury now accenting your area of friendships, bringing to light your best where social connections are concerned. Also, your area of speculation accents your ability to win at almost anything. Great cycle for love matters, new or current.
(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)
(Oct 24- Nov 22)- With the Sun and Mercury hovering over your career house, you may find yourself in a dither as you feel very torn between work and home. However much can be said about your need to control every given situation and to constantly feel as though you’re always putting out fires. However as difficult as it may seem, this period may prove to be one where you find satisfaction in finally getting things done.
(Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)
(Nov 23-Dec 21)- You may feel quite at home during this month as the transiting SUN and Mercury now in retrograde traveling through the sector of your chart, the 9th house. You may feel inspired to write, travel, and to take on new ventures that you have been aching to tap in to. This is your month to create, to just be.
(Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)
(Dec 21-Jan 20)- As careful as you are with money, you may find yourself with the SUN and Mercury traveling through your 8th house, a bit more cavalier than usual. Also, you may find yourself a bit more generous than usual, and less inclined to be obsessive about financial affairs. Regardless, Mars in retrograde until the 28th may halt progress, so plan accordingly.
(Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)
(Jan 21-Feb 19)- It’s all about partnerships, both personal and career-related as the SUN and Mercury travel through your area of relationships. This may be your time to show what you are capable of. A great month for hanging out, taking care of legal obligations and being in the public eye. Also, as Mars continues in your own sign, you may feel a need to travel within yourself. Taking a personal inventory perhaps?
(Feb. 19 – March 20)
(Feb 20- March 20)- With this month’s Mars retrograde occurring in your area of thought, you may find yourself letting go of past issues, cleaning out your mental closest. Also, with the transiting Sun and Mercury in your area of health and fitness, this may be your month to be in charge of yourself. Focus on staying fit.
JANET AMID is a columnist that writes for Sylvania Advantage, and can be heard every Tuesday with Lynn and Cliff 93.5 WRQN between 7:45 AM and 8:30 AM on 93.5 WRQN 419-240-1935 – taking your Astrological calls LIVE. Janet can be reached at 419-882-5510 or by e-mail at JanetAmid@aol.com. Got a question? Just click here to ask!