Weekly Astrology Forecast: August 9 - 15, 2021

Posted on August 08, 2021
Updated on August 09, 2021

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Are you ready for a laid-back week filled with clear, thoughtful communication? Then it’s time for you to unwind and get ready to relax because this week, the stars are taking a step back and letting us recharge.

We only experience one major transit on August 11th, when Mercury – the planet of communication, information, and intellect – is moving into pragmatic, practical Virgo. As Mercury danced through spicy Leo, you may have noticed more of a flair for drama and theatrics in your conversations with others – which can sometimes lead to frustration or conflict.

When Mercury struts through Virgo, this Earth sign brings our focus towards clear, concise communication. This transit also makes it easier to make decisions and come up with creative new solutions to what may have felt like insurmountable problems. You’ll notice that you’re better able to pay attention to detail and use Virgo’s critical lens to your advantage.

And because there are no other major transits this week, you can take your time to focus on what you feel matters most, whether that’s improving communication with your friends and loved ones, thinking through your big new projects or decisions, or simply giving yourself some time to rest and relax.

August 9 – August 15 is a Week to Channel Virgo’s Critical Eye & Decisiveness

Mercury in Virgo gives you a chance to turn that critical internal voice into your own personal assistant during this transit. Your critical eye and attention to detail make it easier to accomplish nearly anything right now, from performing more menial tasks to making big decisions.

This week, you can narrow your focus and listen to your instincts. An increased sense of logic means that communication runs more smoothly, and any decisions made will be based on thorough reasoning.

If you’re feeling stuck or unsure of where to turn your focus, a personalized astrological reading can help you gain the confidence you need to get started.

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Planetary Locations During August 9 – August 15, 2021

  • Sun: Leo (July 22, 2021 – August 22, 2021)
  • Mercury: Leo (July 27, 2021 – August 11, 2021), Virgo (August 11, 2021 – August 30, 2021)
  • Venus: Virgo (July 21, 2021 – August 16, 2021)
  • Mars: Virgo (July 29, 2021 – September 14, 2021)
  • Jupiter: Aquarius (July 28, 2021 – September 14, 2021)
  • Saturn: Aquarius (December 17, 2020 – March 7, 2023)
  • Uranus: Taurus (Until April 25, 2026)
  • Neptune: Pisces (Until March 30, 2025)
  • Pluto: Capricorn (Until January 20, 2024)

Daily Astrology Snapshots for August 9 – August 15, 2021

Monday, August 9

Sun

Leo– The Leo Sun continues to encourage a sense of childlike wonder and a feisty outlook. Continue to let your personality shine during Leo season.

Moon

Virgo – The Virgo Moon increases motivation and helps you feel better about any work or tasks on your plate right now. Don’t be afraid to tackle your to-do list.

Astrological Aspect

Venus in Virgo opposite Neptune in Pisces – This transit could create some sensitivity or jealousy. Try balancing and healing the Heart chakra to promote compassion and understanding.

Read next: What it Means when the Moon is in Your Rising Sign

Tuesday, August 10

Sun

Leo

Moon

Virgo

Astrological Aspect

Mercury in Leo opposite Jupiter in Aquarius – You may feel more positive and friendly today, with big ideas springing forth in your mind. Pay attention to those ideas, especially if they inspire a feeling of excitement within.

Wednesday, August 11

Sun

Leo

Moon

Virgo

Astrological Aspect

Mercury enters Virgo – This transit marks a time of comfort and inspiration for Mercury, who is quite cozy in Virgo, a planet that it rules over. Let this increased focus and clarity drive you during this transit.

Read next: 10 Feisty Affirmations You Need for Leo Season

Thursday, August 12

Sun

Leo

Moon

Libra – The Libra Moon encourages balance and harmony, making this a pleasant day for interactions and communication. Share your ideas with others.

Astrological Aspect

Moon in Libra trine Saturn in Aquarius – Emotional strength and an increased sense of patience are on the menu today. Don’t be afraid to have deep or heavy conversations, as you’ll be better able to face them.

Friday, August 13

Sun

Leo

Moon

Libra

Saturday, August 14

Sun

Leo

Moon

Scorpio – The Scorpio Moon brings the intensity of emotion and a deeper desire for solving mysteries. Follow your intuition and balance your chakras for more harmony and wisdom.

Sunday, August 15

Sun

Leo

Moon

Scorpio

Astrological Aspect

No major transits today.

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