ARIES (March 21 – April 19) Putting work first, Aries? Guess who noticed: Bae. Mars re-entered Capricorn on August 12 and will be backspinning in your tenth house of longterm goals for a month. If you’ve been getting complaints from the peanut gallery about how you’ve been spending your time, shit’s about to get amplified. You might find your work-life balance will be a little off for the next coming month. Try your hardest to balance both your checkbook and boozy brunch with friends.
TAURUS (April 20 – May 20) Whoa, are you a modern day Nicholas Sparks or what, Taurus? On August 19 we’ve got a supercharged romantic trine between Jupiter and Neptune. Translation: Expansive and healing romance that brings with it a dash of rose-colored goggles. Someone might trigger your Grinch-sized heart to grow a few sizes, but under these hazy lovebeams, remember to ask yourself the practical questions: Does this have longterm potential? Do you really even like the same shows on Netflix?
GEMINI (May 21 – June 20) Having trouble trusting after a broken heart, Gemini? Makes sense: Mars is retrograding in Capricorn, your sexy af intimate house. Deep feelings and triggers from past relationships will bubble up to the surface over the next month and force you to take a thorough look inward. You can’t blame others forever, so what’s your part in all this? Use these intense emotions to break bad habits and anticipate a few fights with bae.
CANCER (June 21 – July 22) Do all your exes have some type of radar for when you’ve finally moved on, Cancer? I mean, vibes don’t lie, so kinda. We’ve got Mars retrograding through your seventh house of committed partnerships, which means exes on fleek. Calling, following, texting, DMing—they’ll be coming out of the woodwork. While this might be tempting offer you’ve been waiting years (let’s be real, you don’t let go easy) for, under these stars, it’s likely a load of shit. Best to ignore if possible.
LEO (July 23 – Aug. 22) Feeling overwhelmed, Leo? You’ve got a lot on your plate a work and probably feel like you’re being pulled in a million directions. Mars re-enters Capricorn on August 12 and plants himself firmly in your sixth house of day-to-day routines. You might have felt like you were well-organized and on a path to success, but you’re about to hit a few speedbumps over the next few weeks.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) Don’t lie, communication turns you on, Virgo. Under the August 19 trine between expansive Jupiter and healing Neptune, we’ve got the perfect concoction for some sexy effective communicating. If you’ve been holding back on letting bae know how you really feel, today’s the day to plan that date and word vomit your heart out. It’s likely yours truly will be receptive to how you feel, given you’re an extremely effective communicator.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) Tired of working and not helping, Libra? The August 19 trine between Neptune-Jupiter could bring with it a profession that will allow you to combine the two. Don’t get me wrong: crafting burritos from scratch at Chipotle is a verrrry important job and much appreciated (by many, including myself), but you’re ready to make a difference. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for a networking opportunity that could finally connect you with the right contact.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) Pain from the past is headed your way, Scorpio! Don’t freak—the August 19 trine between Neptune and Jupiter will bring with it some epic healing vibes. If you’ve been obsessing over a personal problem and felt like you’re at an impasse, these starry skies might finally give you an “ah-hah” moment on how to proceed. Spoiler alert: A little communication goes a long way. Let others in on how you’ve really been feeling.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21) Hey big spender! Sagittarius, you looooove to indulge, there’s no secret there, but with Mars backspinning in your second house of income for the next few weeks, pump the breaks on any impromptu purchases. Of course, you’d like to surprise bae with a hot air balloon ride next Tuesday, but sometimes the best things in life require patience. It’s likely that an unexpected money-drain might crop up, so keep a close eye on your budget!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) Find yourself strolling down Memory Lane, Capricorn? It’s retrograde season, and guess what: Your sign is getting hit the hardest. Mars re-enters steadfast Capricorn and takes a backspin starting on August 12. You’ve got a month of thinking about exes, buried feelings forcing their way through your icy-cold exterior, and just general confusion. Allowing yourself to feel and giving into deep reflection is the best way to handle retrograde season. It’ll prepare you for a fresh, new chapter.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) Tread lightly, Aquarius! Mars is retrograding in your 12th house of closure, healing and fantasy. The next month will be a period to purge yourself of habits that no longer serve you, but it could also bring with it some temporary confusion. Possibly a romance that’s too good to be true. You might find yourself physically attracted to a new beau, but where’s that spiritual connection?
PISCES (Feb. 19 – March 20) Fighting with friends and colleagues, Pisces? While confrontation isn’t really your favorite thing, the next few weeks might be a little bumpy. Get ready to express your feelings on the daily—you won’t be holding back. If someone in your tribe has been passive aggressively pissing you off, speak up now!