Astrology of February 16, 2022, Leo Full Moon

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Are you ready to take center stage, Leo? This month’s full moon will be in Leo on February 16, 2022, and the moon is about to burst with climactic energy! It’s time to get excited about the future, and the astrology is buzzing! This winter might have driven you indoors, whether you were feeling zapped of energy or down and out with the weather, but you’re running out of excuses – it’s time to get out of the house and get creative, and thanks to the Full Moon Leo, you’ll have fantastic opportunities this month. February 16 is your day of great opportunity, and you’ll take advantage of this opportunity to command attention, and seek new possibilities. All eyes are on you!

Did you have a happy Galentine’s day? Valentine’s day is just around the corner at the time of this writing, but you might want to pop in and check on your loved ones to remind them you care. A flower, a bauble, or a note that shows you care will go a long way!

The week of February 13 begins with the Moon moving into opposition to Mars, Venus, and Pluto in Capricorn as she enters Leo. After Mercury re-enters Aquarius on Valentine’s Day, your senses may be reeling with the Valentine’s Day sensitivity and passion, stirring up self-expression, lustiness, and romance as the moon culminates in Leo.

The full moon in Leo on February 16 enhances our romantic vibe, but even better, even though Venus and Mars will be in opposition, they will also be aligned! Venus and Mars will join on this day as well. When the Sun and Moon oppose each other, Venus and Mars come together in an energetic dance. The full moon in Leo illuminates love and relationships and finds in them balance. The sensory alignment of Venus and Mars is passionate, and with Venus’s pragmatism and Mar’s action, will start a cycle of putting security, finance, and loyalty on our list of relationship priorities.

Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius should expect to find themselves buzzing with this cosmic energy, as you’ll feel it the most, especially if you have rising signs, sun signs, or moon signs in your natal chart.

Best of all, this moon in Leo should be helping you connect with your creative self. You may have a stellar project in the making, a true creative pursuit, or maybe a major issue that requires creative thinking to see it through. What a time to bloom! This week’s festive full moon in your sign will not only clear things up, but will also awaken your heart chakra and remind you to care for inner self. Use this moon to connect with your inner talents so you can shine through your unique self.   

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February 1, 2022 Aquarius New Moon Astrology Forecast

Did you enjoy the calm before the storm? The storm is here! Aquarius comes with his rebel energy, and he will rule the energy of this new moon. Tension comes in the form of an intense square with the new moon from Uranus in Taurus, who has his own special relationship to Aquarius. The moon will be nearly conjunct with Saturn, complicating matters with rules and restrictions at a moment when we want to shed them and be carefree. Oh, did we mention Mercury is still retrograde? If you weren’t happy with your spicy revolutionary Aquarius / Uranus salad, a little peppering of miscommunication thrown in there will keep it crunchy for you!

Speaking of salads, can you tell health has been on our minds? The first of the year is always a popular time for healthier resolutions, but this new moon in Aquarius will supercharge those intentions. Whether you’re embarking on a new healthy eating and exercise regimen, or developing a new set of skills that could lead to promotions, take action now. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your image or start a new business, now is the time to get involved. Whether it’s planning a trip or enrolling in a course, now is the time to tackle challenges for your betterment.

The New Moon aligns with responsible Saturn in Aquarius, one of the traditional signs of the planets, increasing our goals with more motivation, determination and seriousness. This New Moon taking place in Aquarius calls us back down to earth with rational and logical thinking, and that will help us sift through the rubble of the recent Venus retrograde, and prepare us for Mercury’s last days in retrograde as well. We can begin to make sense of everything that has happened.

This extroverted Aquarian new moon will guide you to manifest your ideal vision of reality. Maybe lately you’ve been experiencing blockages and obstacles from people or events. Now isn’t the time to keep beating your head against the wall, but change direction, or even reorganize the playing field entirely and flip the script in service of better solutions. Don’t perry about fitting in – you’ll find success by ripping up the playbook and writing the rules. 

You may still be sifting through ideas, organizing, forming strategies on all the things you want to spring into action in the coming months. The end result could lead to profound changes in your life, especially if you’re touched heavily in your natal chart by Aquarius and Taurus, where the new moon and Uranus are highlighted. 

The Full Moon on January 12 prompted us to process our current situation and come to a better understanding of the security that truly matters to us. Change agent Uranus and the new moon in Aquarius will test those bounds with unexpected changes. Venus and Mars will be aligned and give us a boost in our personal lives. Venus is shaking off her retrograde and may want a night on the town. Meanwhile, Jupiter is transiting Pisces, and you may want to take note of a sextile Jupiter forms with Uranus in Taurus. Jupiter loves things big and bold, and he will throw a bit of fairy dust on unexpected changes, as he is the God of fortune.

Fortunately, we are heading into the 2022 lunar calendar with a calmer season ahead of us. The Aquarius New Moon also calls us back to the last Capricorn New Moon at the end of the 2021 year, since it falls on the same degree / minute as the Capricorn New Moon. It’s a good time to reflect back on what was going on for us then, and where our points of sensitivity were.

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January 17, 2022 – Cancer Full Moon Astrology Forecast

Our first full moon of the year is rising in your sky, dear Cancer!

This moon has potent meaning for everyone, with Cancer being a cardinal sign. We had a taste of another cardinal sign earlier this month with the Capricorn New Moon, and Cancer will hit us in our home sector, our sentimental lives. We may see our families suddenly change, whether it’s where we live or how we live. For all Cancers, Capricorns, cardinal signs, or those with personal planets in Cancer, this full moon will pull you into action, and you will need to exercise mindfulness and self-awareness to make sure the actions you take are for the best. What you choose will ring changes in the future that will last potentially through the year and farther.

Beginning with the Full Moon in Cancer, with the Moon opposing Pluto and the Moon trine Venus, the week will start off with a bang and taper into a series of turbulent, turbulent, and turbulent events that will eventually converge as the week approaches. In like a lion, out like a lamb! With the first full moon of the year in Cancer, our focus will be on comfort, security, and stability. But will we achieve it? 

In particular, if your personal planet is within 5 degrees of the Full Moon (27 Cancer), you will be positioned to harness this powerful energy, making you more industrious and productive. Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn, you will feel this pull powerfully! 

The January 17 full moon at 28 degrees Cancer, as it will mark a major moment in your personal life, events leading to a climax and or a resolution of something that had been the source of great tension before. These tensions may be to do with a break up with a lover, the ending of a relationship with a family member, a pending move, or maybe a significant career change. This moon will help you find the balance between your life and work as the rubble clears. 

There will also be an opposition to Pluto with the Moon in Cancer at 27 degrees, conjuncting the fixed star Procyon, sometimes known as the little dog star. Pluto will be pointing to the ways that power influences our lives. It may be that corporate rules, a function of the law, is deciding a pathway in your life, and creates a road block that cannot be moved. If it can’t be moved, you will need to go over, under, or around the obstacle. How you do so will be critical, as your choices will include both legal or illegal means. Choose wisely when you come across solution to your problems. Procyon, the little dog star, sometimes bites!

But fear not, you will be given opportunities to deal with the emotional intensity of this full moon. Take them as they come, they will help you resolve problems and eliminate elements of your life that are not serving your best purpose. Deep clean your life, your social circle, your routines and home life. You may find your feelings will deepen, and you will want to schedule some time to yourself for reflection and serenity.  It’s a perfect time for self-care.

The moon is dignified in Cancer. Even in turbulent times, the moon is shining upon you in a happy place, and should lead you to good outcomes, even if unexpected tensions occur.

Energetically this Moon has some pleasant moments mixed with more angular alignments, so we might ride an emotional rollercoaster. The Sun is poised to move from Capricorn to Aquarius, and while this may lighten our burden a little, we will have to contend with the limiting energy that comes from the Moon in opposition to Saturn. The opposition can have a depressing effect, as we feel restricted or constrained. You may be facing a New Year’s diet resolution that is chafing against your expanding desires for comfort food. 

Uranus is direct! Expect chaotic disputes, disagreements and behavior, and fortunately, when the week is over, we will be saved by a lovely trine from Venus. Arguments, frictions, will be smoothed over. You may even see a monetary increase, or a lucky win! This Cancer moon is all about water. Like water, be willing to go with the flow. You will only tire yourself out by fighting the tides, but if you are willing to let go and be fluid, hidden blessings will come your way. Expect resistance from within at first,, but know that the more you go with the flow, potential and possibilities will open up to you. It will be worth it! 

If you’re feeling like the start of the new year has been especially sleepy, you’re not alone. When the Sun enters Aquarius, you will feel more in your element as the energy for the coming month will be focused on less home-career change and drama. The stability you find this month will set the stage for you to explore more from a safe distance, striving for knowledge and objectivity. Most likely, this full moon period will highlight the need to combine work with family or personal life. You will use this time wisely if you engage in the work of healing or forgiveness.

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November 19, 2021 – Taurus Full Moon Lunar Eclipse

November 19th is more than only a full moon in the sign of Taurus – it is also a powerful lunar eclipse.

There is always a span of 2 weeks for cycles of full and new moons, but for a lunar eclipse the effects can extend a month before or after, or in some cases the changes they bring can be even more powerful and echo long after they have happened. Are you ready for what this lunar eclipse in Taurus will do for you?

Traditionally, the moon is exalted in Taurus, an excellent position to feel your best and delight in emotional comforts. But, we have more than the moon with us on this night. The moon will also form a square with Jupiter, the happy go lucky planet of fortune, and also form a trine with Pluto. This is an incredible aspect meant to shake things up and could even mean some of you receive a sudden and unexpected windfall.

We also need to remember that Venus is a big deal during this lunation, since she rules Taurus (and Libra!) She is preparing to go into retrograde and will enter her shadow in Capricorn on November 17, and this will have an interesting effect on our lunar eclipse.

We may feel more compelled to consider our sense of security as it relates to our finances, our quality of life, and the comforts it affords us. The big a-ha moment in connection with the eclipse may have already shown itself, possibly in small ways that eventually become too big to ignore – maybe something went missing from an account, the budget was off, a discrepancy has you questioning something you thought was solid. The money may be just the tip of the iceberg that causes you to awaken to a new understanding of your current situation, whether it’s strictly a matter of numbers or a relationship that needs changing.

The moon is in charge of our intuition and emotions. It is in the fixed sign of Taurus, and the sun is in the fixed sign of Scorpio. Venus and Uranus will offer support, with the sun and Pluto in nice alignment. However, keep your wits about you, as Mars and Uranus will not be as well supported. Mars and Uranus will be in opposition to each other, Mars in Scorpio and Uranus in Taurus.

With Thanksgiving about to be underway in the next week, recent politics and the general public mood are going to create some heat at many dinner tables. People will be hot tempered and might find themselves less compromising then they have been. Mars also rules police and military, and it could be that there will be more run ins than usual with enforcement. Stay safe during the holidays and resist over indulging!

For this eclipse, the fixed signs will feel it keenly since this is where the sun and moon will be, but the north and south nodes are in mutable signs. While we are used to and perhaps even feel comfortable with our current arrangements, the shifting energy of this eclipse will force us to move into new friendships, acquaintances, living situations, or environments. You are yet another step further in a journey that may have been kicked off during our last tumultuous new moon, or only just getting started. Stay centered and focused. Since this Taurus-Scorpio eclipse cycle is just starting to kick off in our cosmic sky, everything that happens during this November eclipse is likely to be only part of the story. This impending eclipse is the first eclipse to occur on the Taurus-Scorpio axis – changes are coming, and they will continue to come for about 2 years as the cycle runs its course. 

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November 4, 2021 Scorpio New Moon Astrology Forecast

November’s new moon is the preview leading up to the November 19 eclipse, so mark your calendars! Things are about to change, some slow and some fast, but be sure that you will look back on events and only see the changes in hindsight.

The New Moon is a new beginning and explosive because it is in Scorpio and is in exact opposition to Uranus, the planet of genius, knowledge and radical change. Also in play, lucky Jupiter in the air sign of Aquarius, while the sun will square Saturn the disciplinarian. As the Sun moves into Scorpio this year and the Moon and planets in our solar system move at different speeds and patterns, each of us will experience this new moon and the upcoming eclipse changes in unique ways.

The new moon rising high in the sky on November 4, 2021 and casts us through a Scorpionic journey to get to the bottom of everything. Expect friction and sudden change, but these moments of tension will bring us in touch with our deep emotions and private fears. Scorpio brings the gift of inner spiritual wealth if you are willing to peer past the occulted and move with it. 

Scorpio rules elimination, and this will be an excellent new moon to clear out the old, in anticipation both of the upcoming eclipse and also the new year into 2022. Consider your new projects and initiatives, you may wish to revamp how you see yourself and how others see you, and you may even be looking at your current partnerships or romances and wondering if there is something more exciting around the corner. You won’t know until you commit to more changes, some of which will be easy and some difficult, but all will require your full commitment and conviction. This new moon will help you kick off a cycle of personal intentions.  If you are stuck in a stagnant place, you can use the energy of the New Moon to bring about a change in your life. This New Moon is aligned with inspiring change and thinking about what needs to be changed in your world, so move forward and adjust your intentions accordingly.    

Venus, planet of love, pleasure, attitude and money, moves into Capricorn on November 5. Now may be the time to block and delete romantic connections that no longer serve you. Social media or a dating app might be the stage for your next romantic adventure. Alternatively, you might find technology brings you unexpected benefit in work partnerships. This proves to be part of Venus’s good fortune, and if you play it right, it could be quite lucrative! 

The fixed signs will find themselves balking at change that the new moon presents, but gather your courage and shift perspective! Especially for Taurus, who is going to feel the earth shake when the full moon lunar eclipse strikes on November 19 — take note, and be ready to meet new challenges. If you are already familiar with Scorpio depths, you may feel challenges less, and reap the benefits. Examining methods of self-improvement would be well supported by this new moon. 

With three planets in Scorpio, Mercury, Mars and the Sun will bring even more energy behind this full moon, highlighting action, goals, and communications. Scorpio will support your financial goals as well, encouraging the gathering of resources that will culminate with Scorpio’s polarity, Taurus. 

Venus will be involved, moving into Capricorn on November 5, this earth sign will lend you grounding strength and extra conviction, lending even more support to the upcoming lunar eclipse. Scorpio will flirt with your greatest fears, but the new moon can help you overcome them and take the leap. Venus will ask you questions about what you desire, how others see you and value you. While Scorpio may intensify the feeling of seriousness, but keep your door open for the possibility of whimsical fun. 

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October 20, 2021 Aries Full Moon Astrology Forecast

The Sun and the opposing Moon will bring your domestic life and close relationships front and center in your life with the beginning of the full moon and into the next two weeks of the lunar phase. Oppositional forces, like the considerations of the workplace versus pressure at home, get you where you need to be and where you want to be, the same way tension and pressure creates diamonds, any stress now will have a purifying effect by the time you come out on the other side of it.

Pay attention to relationship dynamics during this phase. In the sign of Aries, we tend to be focused more on what we want and need, just as though we were children — because Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, and represents children, and all those ego centered needs. Don’t get too lost in the Aries pull! Take the time to understand your motivations and think of others. You will see that relationship dynamics and negative feelings are the cause of schisms.

Your mood is strong, and if you have something in your head at that point, just like Aries the ram, it might be a little headstrong and willing to fight! This Full Moon in Aries will show a clear miscommunication of feelings and passion. Not only will those with strong Aries influences feel the pull of this full moon, Libra, the opposition sign to Aries, will also be touched by this strong cardinal energy.

If you have a personal planet less than five degrees from the full moon ( which occurs at 27 degrees of Aries), you will feel an explosion of confidence – use it wisely to advance for noble goals or good causes rather than collide with others to get to the top. Think back to the prior new moon on October 6 – were there any projects that began then that might be reaching an intense pitch now? With Mercury retrograde just out from under us, and more planets wavering in their retrograde places, we might be inclined to think back on the past and see how much we accomplished and what still remains to finish. Many will be relieved to know that we are emerging from the chaos of retrograde Mercury and that retrograde Mercury is coming to an end as we free ourselves from its shadow period.

The influence of the 20 October Full Moon combined with the influence of a New Moon on the 6 October and its conjunction with Mars will continue to produce energy, passion, initiative, anger, vengeful spirit.

Part of the reason is that the Aries Full Moon opposes Mars in Libra and squaring Pluto in Capricorn. Hot on the heels of Mercury finally going direct, Aries energy will be there to give more fuel to the fire. Passion and desire and physical expression are all features of this brazen and bold energy. At its best, it can inspire heroic acts.

Use this Aries energy to explore your inner warrior, the glory of your physical body, both in sex and action, push your limits to discover your own leadership and take on the leader role in your own life. It is a time for yourself, and also, what you can do for others in your personal life. Make room for others, and deepen your understanding of the most important relationships in our lives, and our egos will begin to wane.

This Full Moon will put your usual commitments to the test in order to keep things in order, so it is time to let them go to defend your needs and personal ties. You may face a power struggle or related showdown with your so-called dating, business partner or close friend. The opposition of the Sun and Moon creates harmonious contact signals, so this is a good time to get projects under way, apply for a job you’ve been thinking about, or look for a new income opportunity you thought you didn’t have.

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October 6, 2021 Libra New Moon Astrology Forecast

This Libra New Moon is going to kick off new spiritual meanings and opportunities on October 6 – and make available to us new energies to align with. There will passionate and igniting energies, and some may feel this as anger. There may be restlessness and and a radical shift in perspective that has us re-examining what karma means – and what we’ve done to incur good or bad karma. To complicate things, Uranus will aspect this moon, to agitate us further. Small bodies in the heavens such as asteroids will stir up additional conflicts. Be aware of yourself and don’t take arguments too far! Tone down your urge to be combative.

Mars will give you an extra push to get projects done, staying in Libra until October 30th, first, even while the sun will be departing from Libra energies on October 22. It will be an excellent time to redecorate, re-design, re-imagine life by pulling on those Libra talents that appreciate the artistic, and mingle with the crowd – maybe even plan now for your Halloween party!

All these aspects with Uranus and Mars may not be doing much for your work-life balance, but the New Moon is going to help you reset and rethink your boundaries. All that Libra energy is there to be tapped into doing what Libra does best, which is strike the harmonic balance in relationship. This is an excellent time to commit to personal goals and catch up with friends. Check in with your network, set aside some special time to renew those ties.

All these planets and asteroid converging in Libra help create an element of air into our reality. This element dominates our daily life and will be there to help us tap into inspiration and discover new mindsets. The wind of change follows these aspects, opening our minds and lives to new possibilities.

As the ruler of Libra, Venus will guide you through your familiar house full of commitment, ties and close personal relationships. As the ruling planet and ruler of Libra’s New Moon, Venus moves into Scorpio, turning watery, dark and deep for the autumn season.  Venus brings the right astrological weather for intimate bonds to grow stronger and more intense.

On the same day as the New Moon in Libra, Pluto changes from direct to retrograde in April. The day on which the planets are directly stationed is considered a day of strength, and it coincides with the theme of the new moon, which we will sit up and take notice. 

We will feel Pluto’s deep and powerful activating force, so this New Moon seems to be a good opportunity to reflect on the transformation in one’s life, the changes of the year, and what we have sown and reaped in the harvest season. Especially now, in these autumnal days and nights when the veil between worlds becomes thin.

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September 20, 2021 Pisces Full Moon Astrology Forecast

Pisces is where this month’s full moon takes center stage.

Do you feel the upcoming Mercury Retrograde draw closer? You might be noticing little bits of Mercury ahead of his backward travel. He might already be forcing you to update software and fix things that need your attention around the house, and this is even more important as you initiate anything during the shadow period to realize you may have to go back over it once more. Stick to finishing things you’ve already started and you may get more accomplished in the long run.

The Pisces full moon will coincide with the last Mercury Retrograde of 2021. The spiritual significance of the full moon in September 2021 is associated with optimism, generosity, happiness and good news. The Pisces full moon on September 20 will come on the heels of Mercury’s trine to Jupiter for a tight configuration here. This is a good signal that lucky events or news is coming your way! Brace yourself for good things!

While you need to be concerned about the retrograde activity coming up, the Jupiter and Mercury trine may put you in situations where initiating new things and signing contracts can’t be put off. If you’re in that situation, recognize that luck often only comes around once, and jump on it, even if its making plans for business, legal affairs, anticipating new travel. Cross your fingers that this trine will aid you by increasing your odds of success. Even if you have to tweak a thing or do later, there will be some events that require you to jump with with both feet, in full conviction. Embrace the expansive energy that Jupiter brings if this happens.

This cycle is known as a Harvest moon, a term with history in early American roots up through the Colonial period, and even European ties. According to the Almanac, the harvest moon rises several nights in a row at the same time. With this advantage, this gave extra light to see by and finish the last of the harvest’s work. This means we are on the cusp of autumn, the season of harvest. Now is an excellent time to look back with the retrograde also upon us, to ask ourselves what we learned, what did not serve us, what we can harvest in our lives and cut away and throw out. Consider what remains of your 2021 carefully – use it to indicate positive change and reward yourself for all you’ve accomplished.

Venus entered Scorpio on September 10. You may find that this is not the happiest place for Venus, and it will have an effect on your money matters. Just take a deep breath and budget as best you can for unexpected circumstances, and remember to take care of your own needs as well. Keep purchases to a minimum, as you may find you have to return them later, either for extra money or because there was another issue.

Pisces energy will give us the space to honor our inclinations, encouraging and inspiring you to explore culture, art, music, drawing, singing, and all things creative. The full moon creates a delightful emotional energy for cosmis vibrations, letting us get in touch with the subconscious nature of Pisces that wants to dissolve in the spirit of everything. Even if we can’t put our finger on what we want, we will yearn to express our deep feelings.


This Pisces moon is an incredible time to tap into your intuition. Look to your meditations, bring out your gemstones or crystals for a full moon charge. Pisces will want to sprinkle a touch of the divine upon you, bringing you visions and supernatural closeness to the universe.

Your incredible Pisces sensitivity will be turned up during this time, and you may find difficulties in life are painful, but if you rise to the challenges of catharsis, your reward will result in happy, positive outcomes. You and others will be drawn to a deeper appreciation and respect for themselves, rather than engaging in self-loathing. And you will find that, driven by this part of your mind, you feel more balanced and serene.

For all zodiac signs, a dreamy, fuzzy mood is created for Pisces, Pisces and Neptune conjunctions. For relationships that are already struggling, this may make it harder to get clarity or sort out a situationship, and now may see endings that are hard to understand while it is happening, but much clearer when distance is achieved. Expect much ghosting, perhaps on your end or someone else’s.

Mars will be opposite this Moon, which can cause explosive emotional outbursts and inflame tempers. Saturn will square Venus in Scorpio, making the energy around Venus more muted and solemn at this point.

The Sun, in Virgo at the opposite of the Moon, may see you examining your career or marriage or social set with more intense focus over the next two weeks of the lunar phase, in which the sun will move onto the next sign. This motion will encourage you to finish any open business and seek resolutions to any ongoing issues.

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September 6, 2021 Virgo New Moon Astrology Forecast

The new moon at 14 degrees of Virgo is going to kick off the next cycle of cosmic events on September 6 …This is the last new moon of the summer!

If you keep your eyes open, the month will bring many new blessings to your romance sector. Virgo will help bring us a new start when it comes to organizing and welcoming us into better health and wellness routines.

You begin the month with the sweet ray of Venus in Libra, where she shines and expresses happily and well, smoothing over relationships, encouraging our sense of beauty. The new moon in Virgo will bring together the rest of your mind and heart and help you reflect on the past year and what you accomplished with Virgo’s critical eye. The mood of this new moon will be of happiness and satisfaction, radiating to your friendships and goals. Use that energy to set new and exciting aspirations! Not long after the new moon, Venus will carve pathways to intense Scorpio on September 10th, and this may have impacts on your workplace or relationships involving finance.

At the turn of the year, Virgo New Moon is one of the most auspicious days of the year of love for that New Moon day. The service-oriented spirit of Virgo and the solar system’s major planets are offering momentum for this new moon to get our goals off the ground and even discover new ones. If you are personally connected to one of the planets within five degrees of the New Moon (14 degrees Virgo) then you will feel the exuberant thrill of the New Moon even more.

With this new moon, the sun and moon are in harmony with the earth sign in Virgo. Discernment, pragmatism, and perfectionism with be emphasized. Virgo energy loves to get into a methodical groove, but rebellious Uranus will be forming a trine with the sun and the moon, and may make some sudden changes that will help you accomplish your goals, though the changes might be uncomfortable at the outset! Uranus reminds us to embrace the exciting whirring of life and unexpected magic. Uranus will be in Taurus, while Venus will occupy Scorpio, forming an interesting opposition as the planets will be in signs they do not always express well in – Venus longs to be in Taurus, and Uranus longs to be in Scorpio, so their tension grows with the opposition.

The best time to start a new project is during the increasing lunar phase between September 6th and 20th (full moon). The New Moon can be a new beginning or an open door for you, depending on where it falls in your zodiac sign. This is why it’s important to know your rising sign that starts at your 1st house.

After an intense August, which has presented us with challenges, we’re catching a break from the cosmos. Now is a time to remind ourselves to take a breath, appreciate what’s around us, and use Virgo power to tap into our inner strength and resilience. Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto have been in retrograde, slowing things down. Virgo encourages this pause, as the Virgo is the 6th house, a house in “retreat.” We can concentrate and meditate better here. We are readying ourselves to make heartfelt decisions, to dump that loser or connect with your crush. Gather that energy to take the big leap that Uranus will offer us!

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August 22, 2021 Aquarius Full Moon Astrology Forecast

Aquarius is shaking us up this week for the full moon of August 22. Aquarius is challenging us to look at things with different eyes. Aquarius wants us to get to know the radical, the new, the unusual and we have to engage with an open mind. We can’t continue with dualist thinking where everything is right or wrong and nothing in between. Now is a time for considering all the shades of gray we haven’t been working with. Now is the time.

The spiritual significance of the full moon will touch us on many levels, from the spiritual to the material. A conjunction with Jupiter will amplify and cast a light on your inner emotional life, and you may find yourself engaging in the occult, building new rituals, writing your thoughts down, and journaling. Enjoy this emotionally potent period and you will find validation by sharing and engaging with others. The orbit of happiness Jupiter in Aquarius indicates that you will receive a happy break or message that will excite you.  

The Full Moon has the potential to amplify change, activate our longing for greater freedom and let us focus on what is necessary to transform our lives. The Full Moon in Aquarius gives us the feeling that we can accomplish things that we stalled by self-doubt, and the eccentricity that comes with the sign works cunningly to take us to new and interesting places. Our desire for adventure may well be satisfied this week with a push from Aquarius!

Aquarius offers us symbols of enlightenment of higher and greater truths that enable us to find closure and liberate ourselves from anything holding us back. The first Aquarian full moon last month was seen as the entry point of energy, the beginning of a cycle, and the second Aquarian full moon of the year will be seen as the completion and winding down of that energy. Looking back to the July 23 full moon to give yourself a fuller picture of your transformation, if this full moon feels incomplete in any way, that moon in July may point the way. 

This full moon is also the culmination of a point that comes not only from August 8 in Leo – the opposite sign of Aquarius – but also from the new moon in Aquarius on February 11, 2021. 

If you are a creative being, you may have to push through to find your inspiration. You may realize that it is necessary to redesign your living space, you feel an urge to nest and arrange things to your comfort. You may be experiencing some upheaval as a result of this full moon, but the silver lining is you can use this energy to clear out things and people that no longer serve you and create space for positive change.

The sun will also enter Virgo on the tails of this full moon lunation. This means Jupiter’s alignment with the Moon urges you to make quick decisions to improve your life. The truth is that you have to slow down and evaluate and reflect on the cosmic energy that drives you forward. Part of you will want to take it easy and reflect, but the faster moving energy will not grant you the time. 

With the Sun at its furthest in the sky on August 22, independent of your zodiac sign, your energy and solar energy may feel exhausted. Even though you may feel a little low, there’s great momentum behind this full moon, so don’t get left behind. 

During this time, the expansive planet Jupiter in Aquarius is retrograde and connects with the full moon in contrast to the sun.

The full moon represents inner life, the solar house, and public life. We are invited to unite as a collective and take our own unique paths. As the second full moon to strike Leo this season, the August full moon is also a blue moon –  adding to its unique rebelliousness.

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