To Say Horoscopes Are Eventful This Month Would Be a Major Understatement

At MyDomaine, we want to prepare you for all of life’s challenges, and what better way to do that than by getting some foresight from the stars? Each month, we’ll be bringing you your horoscope along with a power product to help you get through the month, handpicked by our resident horoscope expert, Amelia Quint. If you’re changing careers, moving into a new home, or getting married, consider yourself in good hands. Ahead, Quint shares what to expect this month—and what you’ll need to get through it.



Original Illustration by Stephanie DeAngelis

This month, we’re transitioning from Leo to Virgo. Think of it this way: If Leo is the artist, then Virgo is the editor. The feisty inspiration of this fire sign finds direction and structure with the help of its earthly cousin. As the back-to-school season begins, think of this time of year as an opportunity to hone your skills. Just as Leo’s raw creativity finds form in the critical, detail-oriented eye of Virgo, you’ll be able to refine your approach to career, relationships, and your spirituality.

To say the astrological weather this month is eventful would be a massive understatement. The month kicks off August 3 with Uranus retrograde in Aries, setting the stage for lots of surprising activity to come over the next four weeks. It’s followed by the last in a series of squares between Jupiter and Pluto that have shifted important power structures in your life. You feel more capable and more like yourself after it happens. The Aquarius new moon a few days later fuels your independence, though Mercury retrograde in Virgo could make implementing it tricky.

The big event everyone is waiting for comes with the massive Leo solar eclipse on August 21. It’s a watershed moment that calls for you to step out on stage and be seen doing what you love, whatever that may be. When the sun enters Virgo the day after, you spend the next month honing your work. If you’ve felt like you’ve been taking one step forward and two steps back, Saturn will be direct on August 26, so you can resume forward motion. Venus into Leo the following day boosts your confidence and charisma, and Jupiter in alignment with Saturn gives you a stroke of good luck. When Mercury retrograde slips back into Leo on August 31, focus your attention on the details that make your performance shine.

Next up: Born under the Leo sign? This is why you’re so confident.