- The Moon is in Aries.
- There is no void Moon period today.
- The Moon is waning and in its Full phase.
- The Full Moon occurred on the 30th in Pisces.
- Mercury is retrograde (Mercury is retrograde from August 23rd to September 15th).
- Venus is nearing the end of its retrograde (Venus is retrograde from July 22nd to September 3rd).
- Mercury Rx, Venus Rx, Saturn Rx, Uranus Rx, Neptune Rx, Pluto Rx, Chiron Rx.
**Times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Daily Horoscopes/Astro Highlights for each Sign:
AriesYou might wrestle with expectations and perceptions in your relationships or finances today, dear Aries. There could be feelings of being excluded or distanced. Even if cooperation is less than straightforward, you’ll likely discover that you can handle a matter just fine on your own. A feeling of being “on the fence” is likely, but waiting to make a decision is a good idea. You could feel a little overwhelmed as you seek something you can pour your energies into that you feel authentically reflects you and your current needs and better uses your many talents. One of the ways to do so is to bring more structure to your daily life or to a project already underway. Efforts to get a dream down to earth so it is realizable can considerably help your mood and motivation levels. Try to focus on positive, productive tasks despite distractions and some inconsistencies.
TaurusYou benefit from seeing your life from a different angle or perspective today, dear Taurus, although it can be a struggle to get there. The day draws more attention to the contrasts in your life, including your varied needs and approaches in different life departments. Aim to get a true sense of what you want and what you should do instead of worrying about extending yourself more than that. You might discover that you’ve put too much energy into something that’s dragging you down. If this is the case, adjustments are necessary, and decisions are hard to make temporarily. You might discover that a cherished dream or plan seems less viable. Friendships or causes can drain you sometimes if you are giving too much while ignoring your own needs. There can be a need to identify areas of waste or neglect and to make changes.
GeminiYou have a strong desire to settle in and concentrate, dear Gemini, but your curiosity is big, and it can keep you more connected than focused if you don’t consciously tame it. Getting your message across socially can be challenging with blockages or restrictions in play. It can be challenging to balance attention to your responsibilities and obligations with your personal plans and need for imaginative activities. As you sort this out, aim to take special care of yourself, as demands on your time and responsibilities to others can take their toll. This can be a time when priorities are more important than ever, and cleaning up areas of neglect or waste in your life will help. While a little dry in spots, days like today are helpful for finding your way, making yourself happy instead of relying on others or circumstances, and getting things done.
CancerMinor misunderstandings can occur today, dear Cancer, and you may be more sensitive than usual to differences. Insecurities could arise–you want others to show you that you’re respected and valued. You may need to nurse your feelings for a bit before picking yourself back up, and this process is helpful. Watch for letting far too much in. Part of you only wants to simplify and pull back, but another part is intensely curious these days, which can distract you. There may have been some backtracking or inattention to details in your past that now need handling. By identifying what attitudes and ideals are no longer serving you well, you make room to rebuild your faith with more meaningful, new, and improved goals and dreams. Mental and emotional health should improve as you put attitudes that no longer serve you well behind you. It can be challenging to recognize which activities serve you well and which ones subtract from your fun, but it’s useful to try.
LeoYou can be indecisive as you wrestle with conflicting needs and approaches in spots today, dear Leo. You may be experiencing a stronger need for approval or attention, but others are too wrapped up in their issues to notice. Pulling yourself back or cooling off may be best right now. Take the time for self-understanding. You can benefit greatly from centering yourself first and foremost. There can certainly be some difficulties balancing friendship and your intimate life, or you’re dealing with ambiguity in a relationship regarding the depth of involvement. It would be wise to deal with some of the trickier elements of your relationships instead of letting problem areas grow, but if the problem is long-standing or if it runs deep, the best solution can also take time. Take things step by step. The Moon in your spirit sector all day keeps you focused on the positive.
VirgoYou’re especially interested in the many different layers of situations, people, and your own emotions today, dear Virgo. Not as patient with trivial matters or superficialities, you take more interest in getting to the heart of an issue than scratching the surface or keeping the peace. People can be harder to please, and a lack of natural flow makes it difficult to find satisfaction. It’s temporary, and the adjustments you make as a result of this discontent can be helpful to you, ultimately. In the meantime, aim to avoid signing on the dotted line, buying expensive items, or committing yourself to something half-heartedly. Introspection is very appropriate at this point, and you can benefit from some emotional space. Be fearless when facing the roots of any problems that emerge now. Take a good look at areas where you’ve been noncommittal or inattentive, and start a plan for tidying things up.
LibraSpecial attention to practical affairs can go a long way towards improved well-being today, dear Libra, but you can vacillate between wanting to get involved and preferring to stick with the familiar. You might decide to work on fixing problems so that you can enjoy yourself later. Still, you could wrestle with a desire to escape the duller, seemingly lifeless elements of your routine to bring more order to your life. With some timing problems today, it’s not a good time to take things to heart. Keep things simple for best results, and find ways to reduce stress. If you can, leave the tougher decision-making for a time when you’re more confident and aware of what you truly want. You might want to enlist the help of a partner or good friend to help with motivation levels.
ScorpioThe Moon spends the day in your work and health sector, dear Scorpio, and you tend to focus on making sense of things or fixing problems. Managing expectations may be necessary today, however. You can feel a bit torn between looking for answers and enjoying the freedom of letting life unfold naturally. Because there can be small disappointments and energy levels can dip temporarily, try not to take on too much. A creative block or financial reality can make it difficult to push something ahead. A dream or project may not yet get the support you’d anticipated, and motivation levels can drop off temporarily. Before locking something down, you’ll need more time to learn what you truly need and want. Fortunately, adjustments you make now will free up space for more meaningful and realizable goals, projects, and connections to enter your life. Decisions are not easy to make, even as the day advances, but leaving things open can be a good strategy for now.
SagittariusCreative and engaging pursuits draw you in today, dear Sagittarius. There’s an emotional focus on personal enjoyment, self-expression, and pleasure. Still, people may temporarily not be as forthcoming or receptive as they can be preoccupied. You might consider pulling back a little to assess your goals, particularly those related to your social life, love life, or educational pursuits. Give attention to minor problems that help free and prepare you for more exciting times. While you can feel divided today, if you can spend extra time free of interference and do your own thing, you’ll benefit greatly. Demands from people in your life can be draining your energy for now, and you’ll need to work out a plan that helps you better divide your attention between self-care and tending to others.
CapricornThe Moon continues its transit of your home and family sector today, dear Capricorn, and you’re inclined to stick with the familiar. You remain a little self-protective and withdrawn. The general inclination is to zone out or take things easy, at least mentally. Part of you does want to move on and get things, done, but a more protective and contemplative side seems equally strong, and small misunderstandings can result from this. Others may not be on the same page as you today. Current transits seem to stimulate insecurities, and poor timing can result. As well, it can be difficult juggling all that you want to accomplish, particularly if you’re feeling discouraged about a particular dream or goal that requires adjustments, but focusing on the essentials step by step will get you to a better place.
AquariusWhile the day’s not ideal for decisiveness, dear Aquarius, you might pick up a nice variety of useful information. The Moon moves through your communications sector, and you’re quick to respond or connect. This transit continues to fire up your curiosity. Still, you could wrestle with conflicting needs and approaches now. Relationships may suffer from some poor timing or irritability. It may be better to detach yourself a little so that you can gain a new perspective. People may not be receptive enough to cooperate well, so that independent work is favored. Mixed signals are possible, but this also means you’re tuning into multiple levels of a situation, and you can quickly adapt to changing needs if you choose. Aim to cut out distractions and rid yourself of material clutter.
PiscesThe Moon continues its transit of your resources sector today, dear Pisces, and you seek a comfortable pace and emotional balance. There can be a stronger focus on money, possessions, and business matters. Or, this transit may instead be about craving comfort and security. A smooth, easygoing approach to others and your work or chores yields the best results as the Moon harmonizes with Venus. However, your interactions can be tricky as they often highlight different drives, needs, and approaches. Indecision can be the byproduct. You can feel divided since a good part of you is focused on fixing practical problems, while another part is far more socially oriented. Life also seems to challenge you to bring more order to your life while maintaining a sense of meaning and magic. You may need to deal with inconsistencies, neglect, or bad habits from the past to improve your life in the long term.
Astrology of Today – The Details:
If you’re astrologically inclined and interested in the details of the Astrology of today, here are some of the factors considered in the forecasts:
Planet Color Key: The longer the bar, the slower the aspecting planet, and the longer the duration of the planet’s transit.