We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible 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 day. Today's topic: your daily horoscope for August 3, 2017.
Uranus, the planet associated with sudden change, independence, and unconventional thinking begins its five month retrograde today, which means we'll be asked to address old and outdated thinking in favor for a fresh perspective and a radically new approach. Meanwhile, the Moon remains in visionary Sagittarius for much today, fueling our need for freedom and the pursuit of life and liberty. In other words, get ready to let loose. Those of us that may have been feeling stuck or a lack of progress, could experience a breakthrough, especially as the Moon meets up with Uranus later today. That's why the Moon syncing up with serious Saturn in Sagittarius early this morning will be helpful, as this pairing can give us the clarity, determination, and strategy we need to begin moving forward. By the evening, the Moon shifts into practical Capricorn, helping us to follow through on our plans and turn our visions into something real.
Read below to see what today's stars mean for your sign.
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Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You may want to take a second look at where you're headed. Are you sure you're going the direction you want? While that may not be the easiest question to answer, the fact remains — you can't waste your time living for other people. In other words, it's time to live your most authentic life.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
You may need to examine where you hold yourself back and deny yourself the opportunity to feed your desires. Not that you need to go overboard, but if you do ignore what you feel, you could. Overall, there's some unfinished business you need to handle before you can move on. Start today.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
When you think about the people in your life now, can you say that you have people in your corner that fully accept and support you? Regardless of the answer, it's important that you surround yourself with people that shower you with unconditional love. As such, it's time to rethink what relationship means.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
What kind of legacy are you looking to leave behind you? What do you want to be recognized for? These are the kinds of questions that may be at the front of your mind today as you're pushed to rethink your career. You have a gift all your own and it's time that you put more energy in sharing it. Be an individual.
Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)
It's time to reconnect to the part of you that makes you who you are, especially if you've lost your edge or sense of adventure. What are some places that you would want to go? The world is your oyster. Know that it's not about anyone's approval or acceptance in terms of what you do. Just do it.
Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
What are some ways that you can improve your financial stability? That might be the question of the day for you. The answer may mean working to reduce or pay off your debts, investing in your future with life insurance or a retirement plan, creating an emergency fund, or breaking old money habits.
Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
Could it be time to let a friendship or relationship go? It very well could be if your connection to this person has been holding you back or lacking in some way. Ultimately, you need to connect with people that stimulate you in a positive way, not those that shake your world up with unnecessary drama.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
It's time for you to rethink the things that you are putting your time and energy into. How can you work smarter instead of harder? There may be things that you need to let go of (like a dead-end job or an unhealthy habit) in order to make better use of your day. Busyness can be a distraction too.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
It's time for you to reconnect to your creative energy and sense of joie de vivre. Though it may take some work on your behalf to get there. What gets you going? If you've forgotten or don't quite know, it's time to experiment. Don't be afraid to try something new. Your needs are changing. That's OK.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
It's time for you to face a deep-seated fear and work on letting something in your past go. An old family paradigm may have gotten you to where you are now, but is it still working for you? At the end of the day, you are your own person and it's time you lived by your own set of rules. Honor your needs.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
You're an original thinker but even you can fall victim to tunnel vision. It's time to shake up your perspective and take a new approach towards getting things done. Take your ideas and hopes for the future seriously. Hard work and a "can-do" attitude will help you to progress. Focus on your dreams.
Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)
The lack of praise that you receive for your work could be the impetus you need to go elsewhere. Though, if you feel that your career has taken a stall, look to ways that you can jump-start growth. Hint: it may mean taking a risk on what you really want. Your friends or folks within your network can help.