LeoJuly 22 - August 21
Leo, it’ll be a reflective time for you. The Moon is entering the mystical sign of Pisces, evoking a deepening of our inner worlds. At the same time, the planet of communication and mental processing (Mercury), is entering the earthy sign of Taurus. This shifts the focus of your Mercury retrograde experience, bringing some new areas to heal and shed light on. Leo, you may have had themes of connection to others and community coming up over the last few weeks… now it’ll be a time to bring the focus back to more practical matters like career and finances. Notice your reaction to the new theme, and ask yourself what it tells you. Dread, or excitement present very different stories. You have the power to manifest your dream life, and that includes your career and flow of income. Pay attention to any limiting beliefs, voices or blocks which prevent you from being exactly where you want to be.
Leo, the month begins with the New Moon in Pisces receiving hopeful and expansive blessings from Jupiter. Be with the ones you trust and can be vulnerable around. Your spaces of intimacy are going through a deeply healing process. Take good care of your boundaries. On the 6th, Mars and Venus enter Aquarius. Things will activate within your partnerships. If you’re single, it’s certainly a time where someone new can come into your life. Mercury enters Pisces in your area of vulnerability on the 9th. Emotionally, you’ll have more strength to approach difficult conversations surrounding sharing of power, intimacy, and finances. On the 18th, we have the Full Moon in Virgo. It’ll be an ideal time to think about your money and all the ways you want to work with it. Let your feelings surrounding money rise to the surface. On the 20th, the spring equinox brings the Aries Season and the beginning of the zodiacal year. Then Mercury enters Aries as well on the 27th. This is an invitation to release control. Do the work that’s within your reach and cultivate the ability to navigate uncertainty.
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Ruler: The Sun
Where You’ll Find Them: At an audition, taking a selfie, or building an empire
What They Avoid: Waiting in line, dealing with paperwork, following orders
Leo, the fifth sign of the zodiac, is all about spreading love, light, and glamour in the world. Ruled by the Sun, Leos are the center of attention, even if they don’t try to be. There’s something about Leo that screams “Look at me!”, and makes everyone stop and stare in awe and fascination. Leo’s symbol is the lion, and they have that natural royal aura about them that makes them natural leaders, inspiring us all to be our brightest, strongest selves. If there’s one thing that’s clear about Leo, it’s that they’re full of passion, power and ambition. They dim their light for absolutely no one. It may take them a while to get to this level of self-confidence, though.
Leo thrives in a career where they have the freedom to do as they please. Leos make great presidents, CEOs, entrepreneurs, celebrities, artists, stylists, and creative directors. They are also quite adept politicians, skilled at the art of persuasion. Leos often appear to be super confident, even if it’s a front, and this often helps them get exactly where they need to be at rocket speed. Don’t get it twisted though — Leo knows that it takes hard work and dedication to get to the top of the professional ladder, and they’re willing to put in the work. It’s just that their patience will run thin if they’re dealing with people who aren’t as driven as they are. Leo’s team must really be supportive of their endeavors, or else they’ll search for something new.
As friends, Leos are often the life of the party. They’re the ones you call when you’re feeling down and need a night on the town to lift your spirits. Leo does have a huge ego and can be quite prideful at times though, and it can be difficult for Leo to admit when they’re wrong. But ultimately, despite their sometimes self-centered nature, Leos have big hearts and are extremely generous to those they love — sometimes to a fault. Leos must guard against frenemies or people who have a hidden agenda. Luckily, since Leo has such a positive outlook on life, they tend to attract more genuine supporters than secret haters. However, if they do attract negativity, Leo must be sure that their own shadow side, such as their legendary competitiveness and jealousy, aren’t wrecking havoc in their lives. The key is for them to admit when their shadow is creeping up.
When it comes to love, Leo goes all out when pursuing someone who interests them. They love the chase, but they also love to be chased. Leo doesn’t have to play hard to get — everyone knows they are hard to get, and that’s because everyone wants them. Leo should avoid getting too cocky or confident though, because sometimes that can also cause problems in relationships if their significant other feels like they’re not enough for Leo. Leo’s standards are royally high, and they’re constantly seeking to be in a power couple dynamic with someone who keeps them on their toes. Deeply sexual and passionate, loving a Leo is the ultimate whirlwind romance. Wild and spontaneous, Leo likes to call the shots both in and out of the bedroom. They’re the type of ride you never want to get off of.