Weekly Astrology Forecast: August 22 - 28, 2022

Posted on August 21, 2022
Updated on August 22, 2022

A silhouetted figure stands amongst the stars in the night sky.

Do you crave focus, motivation, friendly conversations, and the opportunity to manifest your biggest dreams for the next month? Then the stars are bringing quite a few treats your way this week!

On August 22nd, the Sun moves into sensible, grounded Virgo, marking the beginning of earthy Virgo season! This astrological season is all about focusing on your goals, your physical health, and your connection to Mother Nature - as this Earth sign urges you to spend time outdoors.

Virgo season is a time to utilize the motivating energy that comes with it—don’t ignore your chores now. Productive energy boosts your confidence and moves you closer to your goals!

Mercury—the planet of information, communication, and the mind—moves into diplomatic Libra on August 25th, bringing friendly energy and warm conversations. This is a great transit for both personal and business matters and discussions, as we all feel more compassionate and willing to compromise now.

Finally, on August 27th, we experience a New Moon in Virgo, mirroring the motivating energy of the Virgo Sun. The New Moon is always the best time of the month to manifest your biggest dreams, and Virgo urges you to focus on your career now.

Make a list of everything you want to attract during the upcoming lunar cycle, and practice your favorite New Moon ritual to set your intentions!

Read next: The Most Practical Zodiac Season Is Arriving Soon: Here’s How You Can Prep

August 22 - 28 is a Week to Get Focused, Be Diplomatic, & Manifest Your Dreams

Starting off the week with the Sun in Virgo amplifies focus and motivation, helping you get the week started off right! As Mercury enters Libra, that diplomatic energy allows you to see things objectively and negotiate in a way that serves everyone involved. And the New Moon in Virgo is the perfect time to set the tone for the upcoming month by manifesting your deepest desires!

Do you feel ready to embrace motivation, friendly conversations, and new energy?

Let these transits guide you towards your brand new life this week.

Planetary Locations During This Week

  • Sun: Leo (July 22, 2022 - August 22, 2022), Virgo (August 22, 2022 - September 22, 2022)
  • Mercury: Virgo (August 4, 2022 - August 25, 2022), Libra (August 25, 2022 - September 23, 2022)
  • Venus: Leo (August 11, 2022 - September 5, 2022)
  • Mars: Gemini (August 20, 2022 - March 25, 2023)
  • Jupiter: Aries (May 10, 2022 - October 28, 2022)
  • 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

Monday, August 22

Sun

Virgo - The beginning of Virgo season ushers in themes of motivation, grounded energy, sensibility, and a deep connection to Mother Nature. This is a time to focus on your chores and physical health and spend plenty of time outdoors!

Moon

Cancer - The Cancer Moon is sensitive, intuitive, and compassionate, urging you to protect those you love. Make sure you’re taking care of yourself as well through activities that fill your spirit with joy.

Astrological Aspect

Mercury in Virgo trine Pluto in Capricorn - Both your mind and your sense of persuasion are powerful today, making it a great day to ask for what you want.

Don’t be afraid to put your desires out there, as your mind is sharp and your charm is amplified.

Read next: Which Zodiac Signs Can’t Keep a Secret?

Tuesday, August 23

Sun

Virgo

Moon

Cancer

Astrological Aspect

Moon in Cancer trine Neptune in Pisces - Emotions, creativity, and intuition are heightened under this influence, encouraging you to express yourself. Writing, painting, and drawing are great ways to release big feelings and tap into your creative center.

Wednesday, August 24

Sun

Virgo

Moon

Leo - The Moon in Leo is playful and fiery, bringing out your adventurous, childlike side. Practice activities that heal your inner child and amplify your zest for life.

Astrological Aspect

Uranus retrograde in Taurus - Uranus retrograde may encourage you to reevaluate long-term goals and may even bring out a sense of rebellion within. Listen to your intuition during this time, and be sure that your goals align with your spirit.

Thursday, August 25

Sun

Virgo

Moon

Leo

Astrological Aspect

Mercury enters Libra - Mercury in Libra is an intellectual, friendly transit that brings warm conversations and lots of compromises. This is a great time to communicate with like-minded people and negotiate when needed.

Friday, August 26

Sun

Virgo

Moon

Virgo - The practical Virgo Moon mirrors the energy of the Sun in Virgo, urging you to focus your energy on your responsibilities. Getting your chores done will provide a sense of relief and relaxation.

Read next: What Is the Universe Trying to Tell You This August?

Saturday, August 27

Sun

Virgo

Moon

Virgo

Astrological Aspect

New Moon in Virgo - This New Moon is an excellent time to soak in the fresh new energy of a new lunar cycle and manifest the things you want to bring into your life this month.

Work with crystals like moonstone and labradorite for even better results!

Sunday, August 28

Sun

Virgo

Moon

Virgo

Astrological Aspect

Venus in Leo opposite Saturn in Aquarius - While you may experience some feelings of loneliness, this is actually a great time to spend some time alone. Try to prepare activities that you enjoy and let yourself appreciate solitude.

Next, join astrologer Terence Guardino for this week’s video astrology forecast.

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