We all know the weather in July is at best mixed and full of changes, and so is the astrological outlook. Saturn is taking a back seat for most of us and in some cases will totally refuse to lift a finger. Meanwhile, Venus will be stepping into the breach and bringing relief to personal relationships.
The Moon will also be very active this month and our work lives will be busier than we’d like as we reach the height of summer. This is not the best time for most of us to be taking a break, unfortunately, as opportunities will be many and our chances of success are high.
Reap your rewards while you can and plan your free time and holidays for later. July should be a reasonably calm and peaceful month. There’s unlikely to be any disasters on any front and it’s a time for looking forward and being productive in all areas of life.
Aries 3/21 – 4/19
Though the Sun will be shining positive energy on you this month, Saturn has an evil streak and it’s aiming it at you. Most of this will be concentrated on your work life where a situation causes you to speak out. You’re going to find out just who your friends are here, and who is on your side. You should certainly say what you feel is right, while keeping in mind, everyone loves a winner, but only true friends stick by you even when you’re in the wrong. Your home life will be much quieter, but follow the same train of thought with your girl. Do say what you feel, but watch how you say it and be aware that words can often be hurtful. She will stick by you when you’re wrong, but that doesn’t mean she’s happy about it.
Taurus 4/20 – 5/20
Pluto and Saturn will join forces against you in July, but with Venus working hard to counter act any negativity, it might not be so bad. You will need to keep your wits about you this month though, especially at work. If you’ve suspected some underhand tactics and possible backstabbing could be going on, stay vigilant. Be especially wary if someone you haven’t been close to suddenly wants to be your best friend. With Venus on your side your personal life will be fairly stable. Those Taureans in a relationship should consider the balance of power they currently have. No relationships are completely equal, but you should always strive for more give and take.
Gemini 5/21 – 6/21
As Saturn withdraws its usual support for you, Venus does its best to fill the gap. Unfortunately Venus doesn’t have the same influence in your house as Saturn and won’t be able to stop problems from arising. The main area of issues for Gemini in July appears to be with your friends. Whether you have a large circle of friends or just a couple of close besties, there’s going to be a fracture. You can fix this and it’ll work best if you recognise what’s happening early on and talk over the problem. There could also be some trouble in your family, but rather than tackling this head on you should try to get everyone to put their differences aside for a family get together. This one can keep.
Cancer 6/22 – 7/22
With The Moon fully on your side this month you can look forward to a great outcome, no matter what you have to weather. The only fly in your ointment appears to be Saturn who’ll try to rock the boat. The pure light from The Moon will see you through everything in July, but it’s still important to believe in yourself. There’ll be times when you doubt yourself and your capabilities, but rest assured, you are on the right path and you will get your rewards for your hard work and kindness. Now is not the time for taking a break, but for being as productive as possible. Don’t be steered from the course by petty squabbles or conflicts. You need to stay focussed and keep your eye on the prize.
Leo 7/23 – 8/22
Although Pluto will be doing its best to zap your energy this month, Uranus will be trying to balance things out. You will need to step up and do some of the work yourself though. One way you can help yourself in July is by getting rid of destructive elements in your life. If you’re struggling to feel positive, avoid anything and anyone you know full well brings you down. At work you should do your best to be part of the team and feed off positive energy from the right people. In your personal life it’s the same story, look for peaceful surroundings and situations and avoid anything and anyone who causes you stress. Spend your free time contemplating where you are in your life and get your head into a forward thinking, positive frame.
Virgo 8/23 – 9/22
While Venus will be unpredictable and temperamental in your house this month, Mercury will bring calm and still waters where it can. A curious situation at work will have you confused. Remarks from colleagues and managers will seem strange and you’ll get the feeling you’re the focus of gossip and suspicion. Something you’re not aware of is going on and you should do your best to find out what it is fast. Be direct and go to the highest. Don’t get involved in the gossip and don’t pay this problem your worry. Someone wants to cause you trouble so don’t give them the satisfaction of appearing scared. If a similar thing happens at home and your partner suddenly seems to make no sense with their words and actions, get to the root of what’s going on as quick as you can and nip it in the bud.
Libra 9/23 – 10/22
It’s a straight out battle between Venus and Saturn this month, with no other planets wanting to get involved. Though Venus is on your side in July, that doesn’t mean your personal life will be plain sailing. If you’re in a relationship, your partner is going to become suspicious of you. Assuming there’s nothing for her to worry about, you should be open and honest about your feelings for her and make her believe she’s got nothing to fret over. A similar situation could arise with your friends, in that they feel they can’t fully trust you. Again, do your best to prove them wrong. At work you’re going to be the focus of someone’s jealousy. Pay no attention to this as it won’t go anywhere or cause you any trouble, but take it as a compliment. You must be doing something right!
Scorpio 10/23 – 11/21
Saturn will turn its back on you in July, but don’t worry because The Moon and Mars will be ready and willing to fill the gap and come to your aid. You’ll have the chance to make a little extra money this month and while this seems great on the face of it, it’s important you check it out and do some substantial digging before you go ahead. With The Moon strengthening your family relationships now is the perfect time to tell someone how you feel. This relates directly to a family member and one you’ve been holding off from confronting. Don’t get involved in any gossip or back stabbing, but tell this person exactly what your views are. The Moon has your back and it’s time to be straightforward and direct.
Sagittarius 11/22 – 12/21
Venus and Mercury are both bringing rain clouds to your house in July, one for your work life and one for your personal life. Luckily Jupiter will be fully on your side and will do its best to counter any major issues. With Mercury focussing all its negativity on your work life you’ll need to pay attention to every detail and don’t let anything fall by the wayside. At home the situation will be a little different. Here you may well be forced to face up to reality. While Venus is trying to cause trouble, this could actually be the rocket you need. Inspect the way you feel about things going wrong and think about it deeply. If you’re scared of taking a leap, remember, time sorts out these things and pain is only temporary.
Capricorn 12/22 – 1/19
Saturn, working against you this month, will be no match for the teaming up of Mars and The Moon on your side. This balancing of good and bad in your house will result in a peaceful and stable time for you. You’ve been working hard in your career to move yourself up the ladder, but now it’s time to slow down and give yourself some breathing space. It’s good to be ambitious, but don’t forget about keeping a good work/life balance. At home you need to be patient with your partner when she comes up with another one of her mad ideas. You’re used to humouring her a little, but this time try actually taking her a bit more seriously. Yes, she has some ‘out there’ whims, but maybe sometimes you should consider whether she may just have something that’s worth considering.
Aquarius 1/20 – 2/18
Like it’s doing with many others this month, Saturn will turn its back on you completely and refuse to give its usual support. Mercury will do its best to fill the gap and The Sun will offer its positivity too, but this won’t be enough to fully protect you. There’ll be trouble in your relationship with your partner and when she voices her dissatisfaction you’ll need to take a good look at yourself and be honest about who you’ve been lately. If you’ve been pre-occupied with work tell her what’s been happening because you won’t see any slowing down in that area any time soon. Your work life is hectic and you’re going to have do some serious prioritising of tasks and projects to get through the next few weeks with your sanity in-tact!
Pisces 2/19 – 3/20
With The Sun’s full support this month and Venus working on your side, personal relationships and spirituality are high up on your priorities. You’ll be feeling very in tune with your emotions and instincts in July and your relationship with your partner and friends will be peaceful of calm. The only area you’ll need to pay attention to is your family. Here, check everyone is ok and help out where you’re needed. At work there’s a chance to really shine and show what you can do. Take on every opportunity that comes your way with the knowledge that you are capable. Do take on board any advice you get, there’s always more to learn, but believe in yourself and trust your own judgement.