We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible, the best sex positions for each sign, or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based Astrologer of MyLifeCreated.com to tell us all about how astrology is affecting our lives each week. This week's topic: your weekly horoscope for the week of August 1-7.
There are three major events happening this week beginning with Mars, the planet of action, moving back into jet-setting and philosophical Sagittarius on August 2, followed by a New Moon in passionate Leo (also on August 2) and Venus (the planet of love and money) moving into conscientious Virgo on August 5. With fire signs Sagittarius and Leo setting the tone for the week, the emphasis will be on fresh starts and following our inspirations at the drop of a dime. The New Moon in Leo especially, will be about tapping into an unshakable amount of self-confidence to move forward and get things done. Though with Venus entering Virgo mid-week we'll be reminded that getting what we want means that we'll need to be prepared to do the work it takes to have it.
Read below to find out what this week's stars means for your sign.
And remember to tune into Bustle's weekly horoscopes video live on Facebook each Monday at 4 p.m. EST for a rundown of your weekly horoscope.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
This is definitely a full steam ahead kind of week which means that if there’s a project, creative or otherwise, that you’ve put on the backburner; you get the green light to see it through. Overall, it’s time for a new beginning.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
The theme this week is to find sanctuary. If you’ve been thinking about relocating or moving, this is a stellar week for you to put the process in motion. Later in the week the focus turns to love. Things are heating up!
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
You get by with some help from a few new friends. Think about ways you can join forces with others to create your own band of superheroes. Combining your talents with those of a talented few, can help you become unstoppable.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Make this your week to send out resumes, job applications, and to interview with potential employers as your money mojo will be high. If self-employed, this a great week to launch a service or product too.
Leo (July 23 - August 22)
Ready, set, re-set! This week is all about reigniting your inner fire and remembering what you came here to do. All those wonderful intentions you’ve been sitting on? Now is the time to act on them. Don’t hold back.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
You’re in high demand as the stars begin aligning in your favor. Whether you’re looking to woo people for professional or romantic aspirations, you’ll get the right amount of charm and magnetism to make it happen.
Libra (September 23 - October 22)
Online seems to be where it’s at for you right now whether it’s delving into a webinar to boost your skills or launching an online based venture like a vlog. You have a gift that others are willing to pay you for; how will you deliver it?
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
Have you been playing yourself small? If the answer is yes, this is your week to evaluate how settling for what’s in front of you could be getting in the way of something bigger. Now’s the time to level up.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Do you have a theme song for kicking ass? If not, this is the week you’ll want to have one at the ready. Yes, Sag, the wait is over. It’s time to get back on top again and have some fun while you do it. Just make sure to stick to a plan.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
You may feel pulled in two directions this week with one part of you wanting to retire from the world and the other part of you wanting to explore it. The happy compromise here is to allow your heart to lead you.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Partnership is a major theme this week as you may be asked to pool your resources (your money, personal power, or your heart) with a significant other as a means of improving your sense of security and stability.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
This week you’re called to put on your grown-up pants and reevaluate your professional place in the world, as now is the time to implement changes that could bring you big rewards in the future. You want that dream? Work for it.
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