VirgoAugust 22 - September 21
The days after a full moon are most ideal for rest, reflection, and regeneration. This full moon’s effects are going to be more potently felt by all the signs, due to a planetary square that was formed to Uranus, the Planet of Revolution, in the sign of Taurus. There’s a collective push and pull between tradition and innovation. This weekend Virgo, you’ll be dreaming of expansion and travel. You may be getting tired of the status quo, even if it brings you a sense of comfort and stability. This full moon shook up your foundations and reminded you that nothing in life is guaranteed. So if there are risks you’ve been wanting to take, places you’ve been wanting to travel, and lovers you’ve been wanting to love and be loved by, this is the time to admit this to yourself and make a plan. Because when you make a plan, the Universe gets to work to help you manifest it.
Key themes: let go of control, re-discovery, dreams, intimacy, ambition.
Virgo, for you this month can have its deep and dark times, but it will be filled with magic as well. Make space to be with yourself. Something is brewing deep within and you’re getting ready to manifest many things. This requires silence and space. Keep a dream journal, as insights will come through the liminal.
On the 4th, Mercury will enter your sign until the 25th, where it feels at home. Try to liberate yourself from the need to be right. Perfection is in how you flow and how you uphold your values. Perfection isn’t perfect, nothing is. So let go of the outcome, and just enjoy the ride. Open up to rediscovering yourself within your exchanges and communications.
Venus then enters the deepest space of your chart on the 11th, inviting you to review and come deeper into contact with your intimacy until September 5th. How you share yourself should be a means of empowerment. You are so special, so unique. Your intimacy and vulnerability are valuable and potent gifts. Keep this in mind when you share yourself with another. And as others share their intimacy with you, also treat it as a cherished gift.
The Full Moon in Aquarius is happening on the 11th as well, at 9:36 pm EST, highlighting the progress you’ve made in your work and in your health practices. Make this time about resting and celebrating how far you’ve come. You deserve to take a break.
On the 20th, Mars leaves the manifesting energy of Taurus and enters the connecting energy of Gemini. This transit will be a long one, and one where your ambitions will be stimulated. You’ll have all of the energy you need to put your focus into your goals and professional pursuits. What would you like to accomplish or get started on from now until the end of March 2023?
Virgo Season swoops in on the 22nd, and the Sun will be shining on you during the next month. Visualize what you want from now until your next birthday. Your power of manifestation is strong when you let go of control and get out of your own way. Make those bold and sustainable changes you know you need right now.
Uranus will be going retrograde on the 24th for the next five months. Allow yourself to let go of control, Virgo. You are an adaptive sign, tap into that talent. Embrace change, and allow yourself to really be there for the ride and see where it all takes you.
On the 25th, Mercury enters Libra until October 29th, reminding you that you are the abundance. You are the resources that you’re after. They live within you already. Stop going after what’s outside of you. Pause, and tap in.
The month comes to an end with the New Moon in Virgo happening on the 27th at 4:17 am EST. This is your Moon, it’s your time. Gift yourself silence during the New Moon. Whatever intentions you wish to plant, do it a few hours after or the next day after the New Moon. This way you allow the intentions to flow from within, instead of looking for them through the mind. Honor yourself. Leave the spaces where your gifts aren’t being recognized or valued. You are magic.
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Ruling Planet: Mercury, the Planet of Communication
Where You’ll Find Them: Organizing their closet, setting up a lunch date weeks in advance, studying in a cozy library.
What They Avoid: Messy environments, gossip, nosy people.
Virgo, the sixth sign of the zodiac, is symbolized by the Virgin, but it doesn’t mean that Virgo’s a goody-two-shoes. Instead, it symbolizes the pure energy of the earthy Virgo’s soul. Virgo is the sign that wants to strip down, take away all the fluff, and go back to the basics.
The minimalist of the zodiac, many Virgos seek to live and exist in a clean, clear, stress-free environment. The ironic part of that desire is that Virgos often stress themselves out by trying to restore order to their lives. Some Virgos are contrarians, so even though they seek order, their lives may always appear to be a mess. Virgo is often focused on the small details of life that everyone else misses. They find peace in routine and structure, and they love feeling efficient, useful and in control. Expectation vs. reality is something they have to keep in mind in order to maintain their sanity.
Professionally, Virgos work well alone as well as in a team, and they often get the job done better than everyone else (but they still beat themselves up about how they could have done an even better job). Virgo is a perfectionist, and while this can lead to them creating phenomenal works of art, it can also lead to them paralyzing themselves and never putting their work out there out of fear of failure or ridicule.
Virgos may suffer from low self-esteem due to the super high standards they place on themselves. This can also lead to them being consumed with nervousness, which is why Virgo would benefit from introducing meditation into their daily routine, as well as gentle exercises and frequent time spent outdoors, simply breathing and letting go.
As friends, Virgos may at first come off as cold or unfeeling, when in reality they are just cautious of who they let into their intimate circle. If you become one of those lucky people, you’ll see the wild, untamed Virgo come out. This side of Virgo is unpredictable and exciting. Virgo isn’t always a gentle soul, watching quietly from the background. They can be reckless and fearless, going out all night and talking to new people left and right. They just have to be in a certain mood and around the right people in order to activate that side. Ultimately, Virgo seeks friends who won’t judge them and with whom they can feel comfortable being their most authentic self.
In love, Virgos are often depicted as being prudes, but once again, it’s just a self-defense mechanism. In fact, Virgo can be one of the most sexual signs of the zodiac when they merge with the right person. Virgo prefers cultivating a deep intellectual connection with someone first and then falling in love with their body. Once that happens, you can unlock a very sensual and romantic side of Virgo.
Virgo will intellectualize their feelings and put their emotions through a filter before expressing themselves, and that may sometimes make their partner feel like Virgo isn’t as emotionally attached to the relationship. That’s not necessarily the case — it’s just that Virgo has a specific way of showing love, mostly through the actions they do. They pay attention to the small things their lover needs, and while they can be nitpickey and critical of their partner, it always comes from a place of love and wanting the best for them. Virgo is all about self and mutual improvement, and they want a lover who’s unafraid of embarking on such a journey of evolution.