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Aug

FULL MOON in AQUARIUS!

FULL MOON in Aquarius today opposing the SUN and MERCURY in LEO! Your entire being will want one thing, but emotionally you will feel pulled in the opposite direction. Be gentle with yourself if you feel extra sensitive!

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Aug

August 2013 HOROSCOPES - by JFO The Astro Therapist

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ARIES (or ARIES Rising): Wow Aries, is it play time for you! The Sun will be highlighting your house of romance, creativity & social fun this month. It is a great time to party with friends, attend a concert, or go on a date! And, don’t hesitate to express your inner talents too. This is a wonderful time to be creative! After the 16th Venus will jump on the love train in Libra, and will be floating into your relationship sector.  Your romantic life is on fire!  Relationships will definitely be on your mind. Enjoy this time of harmony, peace and beauty with your loved ones. Also, with the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 3rd house, you will be super communicative regarding your feelings. Definitely express those emotions all the way! Another big focus this month will be regarding home & family. You will have an intense need to take action in that area. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th, toward all the romance & fun going on! And enjoy it, because starting the 22nd, play time is over! Sun & Mercury in your 6th house will bring more focus to work & health. Work hard, play hard never made more sense!

TAURUS (or TAURUS Rising):  Time for some solitude & inner focus dear Taurus! The Sun will be highlighting your house of family, home & private time this month. Great month to spend time with family and focus on home projects. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of health, daily routines & service. Finding balance with the operations of your life is key right now. Use this time to find peace with your body by getting back to that exercise routine. And with the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 2nd house, your finances will be on your mind too. Put some extra emotional love to your worth, literally & figuratively. Another huge theme this month is with communication. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to writing, studying and marketing yourself in your neighborhood. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that home & family energy going on. Really embrace all this inner solitude, because starting the 22nd, it’s time to get out and play! Sun & Mercury in your 5th house will bring out your inner child! Thank God you are rested!

GEMINI (or GEMINI Rising):  Sharpen your wit even more this month, elegant Gemini! The Sun will be highlighting your house of communication, language, local neighborhood and short trips! This is the Gemini house, which is of course, what you do best! This is a perfect time to schmooze with the locals, take a quick vacation or communicate what is truly on your mind & heart. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of romance & social fun! What a magical combination Gemini! Treat yourself to a night out on the town with your honey! Such a great time to find balance & beauty with your romantic life, your children and expressing your creativity. With the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 1st house, it’s all about self focus this month too. Don’t be surprised if you feel extra emotional about your own needs. Another huge theme this month is with money & finances. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to building value to your life, especially with your budget. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that communication and local mingling going on. Don’t let the moments slip you by this month Gemini, starting the 22nd, home & family will take up all your focus with Sun & Mercury in your 4th house. Now you can finally rest from all those short trips in August!

CANCER (or CANCER Rising): Time to recharge, homey Cancer! The Sun will be highlighting your house of money, tangible values & resources this month. The focus for you will really be on the various assets you have and how you can bring the best value to your life using your talents. Be careful you don’t overspend this month either! With all that bright Leo Sun energy in your house of finances, it could inspire you to splurge. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of home, family & private life. This is the house of Cancer, a natural space for you! Beautifying your home could be a theme. It is also a good time to whip out the old cookbooks and create a new masterpiece. With the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 12th house, this is truly a time for you to go within and find your center. You may even feel extra intuitive this month. Trust it. Another huge theme in August is with self identity. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to your ambitions, dreams and becoming the BEST you can be. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your energy will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that money and stability focus going on. Really use this month to recharge and reevaluate, because starting the 22nd, communication, local travel, and neighborhood banter will come cruising your way with the Sun & Mercury in your 3rd house. Now you can communicate all that self love you cultivated in August, to others in September.

LEO (or LEO Rising): Time to celebrate your birthday, shining Leo! The Sun will be highlighting your house of self awareness, self expression and self identity this month. This happens every year when birthday time rolls around! Live it up and embrace this energy of being a little selfish! Allow yourself to shine in the best way you know how and do not apologize for it one little bit! That is what birthdays are for! After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of communication, local travel, marketing and mindset. What a wonderful time to find some balance with all that mental banter going on in that brain of yours!  Definitely work on any writing projects you have, focus on studies you’ve been avoiding, or get outside and communicate with locals in your neighborhood. Venus there will bring a balance and beauty to everything you say, so start talking! With the moon starting it’s month cycle in the 11th house, you will feel extra emotional regarding your friends, community and social circles. Another huge theme right now is self-sacrifice, dreams, and the subconscious mind. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to getting serious about unconditionally giving of your self. It is a special time to face your inner demons and shower all that spiritual love not only on others but also on yourself. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that self image, self awareness and self expression going on. Really use this month to shine brighter, express what’s on your mind and love a little stronger because starting the 22nd material possessions, money and values will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury going into your 2nd house. Enjoy your birthday and get ready to focus on money and stability in September!

VIRGO (or VIRGO Rising): Time to take a retreat, dear Virgo! The Sun will be highlighting your house of self-sacrifice, dreams, repression and transcendence this month. The focus for you will really be about letting go of your ego and allowing spirit to take over. In the process, you might face some of your dark repressed demons this month, but embrace transcendence. Give yourself the gift of a spiritual retreat, whether that is a yoga class or a day at the golf course, or by being of service in some way to another. Be gentle with yourself!  After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of material stability, money, and values. Finding peace and balance with your finances is key this month! You might even be inspired to splurge a little on beautifying yourself in some way. And, with the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 10th house, you might feel some extra emotions regarding your career path and public persona. Don’t be surprised if these feelings come up. Another huge theme this month is with your social groups, friends and community. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to establishing a core community for yourself and friends you can trust. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that self-sacrifice, transcendence and dreamy energy going on. Really embrace this time of slow motion and internal escape because starting the 22nd fast paced self expression, self awareness and identity will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury in your 1st house. Regroup and refocus this month so you can enjoy the action packed energy of your birthday coming soon!

LIBRA (or LIBRA Rising): Friends are abundant now, dear Libra! The Sun will be highlighting your house of peers, community and social groups this month. What a great time to connect with your network and collaborate on innovative projects, spend time with friends and mingle in your various social worlds.  After the 16th Venus will go into Libra, (your sign) and will charge up your house of self-image, self-awareness and self identity. Maybe it’s time for a new wardrobe or maybe a new hair do! Allow the calming effects of Venus to help you find peace and beauty within yourself. With the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 9th house, you might feel some extra emotions about keeping the faith. Maintain trust that the universe has some great plans for you! You might even need to get away from it all. Book a vacation to somewhere new to expand your experiences.  Another huge theme this month is with career. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to taking action with your career path and public persona. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that community and social networking energy going on. Really enjoy this month of friends, beauty and ambition because starting the 22nd, self-sacrifice, dreams, spiritual detox and transcendence will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury going into your 12th house. Socialize in August so you are ready to retreat in September!

SCORPIO (or SCORPIO) Rising:  Success is on the horizon, dear Scorpio! The Sun will be highlighting your house of career recognition, public persona and world achievements this month. What a great time to shine in your career! Don’t hesitate to put yourself front and center this month and climb that professional ladder. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of self-sacrifice, dreams, spiritual detox and transcendence. Dreams are coming true for you dear Scorpio, or at least you feel like you can taste it. Let your ego go a little and trust spirit to take the wheel. With the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 8th house, you might feel some extra emotions about merging your resources with another. Embracing intimacy either in your work life or personal life is definitely on your mind. Another huge theme this month is with travel, faith and higher learning. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to learning new ideas and expanding your mind. This might include travel as well. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that career shining and ambition going on. Work your butt of this month to establish yourself in your career and go for your dreams because starting the 22nd, friends, community and social groups will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury going into your 11th house. Do all your work this month so you can relax with friends in September.

SAGITTARIUS (or SAGITTARIUS Rising): Spiritual transformation time, dear Sagittarius! The Sun will be highlighting your house of philosophy, faith, higher learning & foreign affairs this month. This is the Sagittarius house, which is where you shine most! What a great time to focus on strengthening your inner faith and trusting in the unique gifts you have to express to the world. You may take a trip to a far away country this month, or maybe movement for you will be more metaphoric; expanding your mind to new ways of thinking. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of community, friends & social groups. Collaborating with peers on creative projects and finding news ways to innovate will be a big focus. Taking in all the beauty in your community of friends is what August is all about for you! And with the moon starting it’s month cycle in the 7th House, relationships are definitely on your mind. Finding peace with how you relate to others is huge right now, and you might be emotional regarding your commitments. To add to this, another huge theme you have, is a deep desire to merge your resources with another. You have a big drive now to purge bad energy and cultivate intimacy and transformation in all areas of your life. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that travel and expansion going on. Really use this month to transform and connect with others because starting the 22nd, career ambitions and public image will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury in your 10th house. With all that spiritual growth you cultivated in August, now you can put your game face on for Fall!

CAPRICORN (or CAPRICORN Rising): It is time to get to work, organized Capricorn! The Sun will be highlighting your house of transformation, intimacy, sexuality and merged resources this month. What a great time to put on the sexy you, dear Capricorn and shine! Step outside of your comfort zone this month and share more of your intimate side with others or maybe it’s time to go inward and detoxify all the old worn out beliefs which are holding you back. Either way, it’s time to get clear on how you can share your resources in an empowering way. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of public image, career ambitions and work. This is the Capricorn house, and it is where you thrive! With Venus there, this could be a great time to bring in some well deserved dough! Money ambitions will definitely be on your mind and how you can find more peace, beauty and balance at work. With the moon starting it’s month cycle in the 6th house for you, how you can flow better with your daily routine is definitely a topic on your mind as well. Another huge theme right now is relationships. You will have a ton of energy when it comes to getting serious about partnership. Finding a partner, bettering your relationships or letting some go. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that transformation, sex appeal and intimacy going on. Really use this month to find stability with career, health, work and emotional resources because starting the 22nd, travel, higher learning and spirituality will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury going into your 9th house. Once your practical ducks are in order for August, you can let go and expand your mind this Fall!

AQUARIUS (or AQUARIUS Rising): Find your identity with others, unique Aquarius! The Sun will be highlighting your house of partnership, marriage, and collaborations this month. This is a great time to shine with others in all forms of relationships: business, personal or romantic. It is a time to get clear on what you bring to the table in your relationships and how you can be a stronger presence with others. You can definitely find more peace and balance with your collaborations this month. After the 16th Venus will go into Libra, and will be floating into your house of travel, higher learning and spirituality. Don’t be surprised if you have a urge to leave your home behind and travel to a new place.  You might also be inspired to expand your mind to new ways of thinking. And with the moon starting it’s month’s cycle in the 5th house, you will feel extra emotional about expressing your inner talents and gifts. Use all this social energy to shine even brighter in your world. Another big focus this month will be regarding your health and your desire to be of service in some way. You will have an intense need to take action in both these areas. You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that relationship and partnership energy going on. Establish your identity with others and what you want to bring to relationships because starting the 22nd transformation, intimacy, sexuality and merged resources will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury going into your 8th house. This month will prepare you with a solid foundation for what lies ahead this September!

PISCES (or PISCES Rising): Time to get super organized this month dear Pisces, with a little romance on the side! The Sun will be highlighting your house of daily routine, daily service and health this month. This is a wonderful time to face a little bit of the reality in your life you have been avoiding. Get back to the gym, take care of your diet and clock some extra hours at work. This is also a great time to tackle that huge to do list that has been piling up! After the 16th Venus will go into Libra and will charge up your house of transformation, intimacy, sexuality and merged resources. What a perfect time for a make out session with your latest crush! Or maybe it’s time to find the investors for a creative project you have been working on. Either way, it’s about finding the beauty in intimacy and shared resources. With the moon starting it’s month cycle in the 4th House, home and family is also on your mind. You might find you are extra emotional right now about what home and family mean to you. Use this to help spark your focus on getting organized this month in your home. Another huge theme, is a deep desire to entertain and have a little fun! You will have a ton of energy when it comes to socializing and getting your party on! You will be talking about it a lot too in the beginning of the month, but your focus will eventually shift, around the 8th to all that health and work energy going on. Get organized this month as best you can because starting the 22nd, relationships and collaborations will be the focus with the Sun & Mercury going into your 7th house. Getting organized this month will help give you more time to connect one on one with your partner in September.

 

"LIFE TIPS" through the ZODIAC by JFO The Astro Therapist

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ARIES: You know exactly how to get your way Master Aries, however sometimes the “getting” drives the ones you love in the opposite direction. Never let go of that decisive attitude, it’s the best of who you are! But make sure you don’t forget to smooth around the edges a little. Not everyone has as tough of skin as you do!

TAURUS: Your loyalty is fierce, sensual Taurus! No matter how tough it gets, you persist. But there is one key ingredient missing to all that magic and that is your vulnerability. We all know it’s under there, below all that dry sarcasm and stoic pride. We need you to let it out! Your loved ones will greatly appreciate it!

GEMINI: What quick wit you have smarty-pants Gemini! You speak and people listen, because you know how to sell anything! The only problem is, your addicted to hoarding all the facts! You are like a sponge! You mentally absorb everything, but you can’t always have the last word. Others have information to share too. And besides, it would be exhausting to know it all!

CANCER: Home is where the heart is nurturing Cancer and you always bring your heart. With every meal you cook, every project you create and every song you sing. But sometimes your heart gets cranky…really cranky. Let’s face it, you get in your moods and it’s not pretty. Make sure you communicate with the one’s you love. Let them know when a mood wave is coming on. This way they can ride the tide and give you the space you need.

LEO: Party time! Open the wine, pump the music and pop the bubbly. Oh sassy Leo, you always bring the luxury, that’s for sure. Not only do you know how to splurge, you also know how to shine. But be very careful not to over do it in both departments! If you shop too much, you’ll be broke. And if you over shine, your arrogance will spill over. Stay classy and stay real!

VIRGO: Simplicity is where it’s at for you analytical Virgo! You love to strip everything down to it’s purest form. It’s one of the many tools you use to be of service in your community. However, beware! Sometimes this need to purify your environment can bring out your critical, skeptical, and perfectionist sides. No wonder you worry so much! Don’t forget to let go and play once in a while!

LIBRA: If the picture frame is crooked, you will straighten it out! And on Ladies Night, you bring the best fashion choices from earrings to shoes. Yes, harmonious Libra, balance and beauty is your middle name! However, your talents in seeing both sides can be a blessing and a curse! Your indecisive personality can definitely create anxiety. You just can’t make up your mind! Don’t be afraid to make a choice and run with it! Life’s too short!

SCORPIO: Transformation is your daily detoxifier sexy Scorpio! You have a deep desire to emotionally connect with others and through that, be the force they need for psychological change. Cultivating intimacy is your natural gift. But your obsession with merging can create sex addiction, emotional dependency and toxic energy in your relationships. Remember to be the Force, not the Freak!

SAGITTARIUS: Teaching the world is your mission in life, soulful Sagittarius! You sing your ideas, you blog your ideas and you preach your ideas to anyone who will listen!  You are a master philosopher, but sometimes you are not the best presenter. Make sure you articulate your opinions in a way that doesn’t offend others and have all your facts in place. Your blunt, impulsive expression can rub people the wrong way. Think before you preach!

CAPRICORN: Your public image means everything to you, ambitious Capricorn! You will work your butt off to climb the ladder that will bring you to your dreams. You love creating structure with everything you do, literally and figuratively. And as you build, you rise.  But be careful. Don’t let it all get to your head. Pretentious energy will poison your successes and trying to be perfect will stress you out. Stay focused not fame hungry.

AQUARIUS: You are the friendliest sign of the zodiac, wandering Aquarius! You love to give back to the world through innovation and out of the box solutions. Boredom and unoriginality make you cringe which would be great, if it didn’t have some negative side effects. Your fear of commitment needs to be worked out. Don’t be afraid to stay in one place for a while and be a little predictable. You never know, you could learn a thing or two.

PISCES: Oh dreamy Pisces, you have the biggest heart there is and you always give unconditionally. To you, life is all about living out your dreams! Believing in the unbelievable and never giving up hope. But there is a dark side to all this light. When reality slaps you in the face, like it always does, it tends to sting you more then any other sign. This triggers your need to escape. Make sure when you do, you find healthy ways to retreat. Wipe clean those rose colored glasses too, so you can really see the truth.

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Jul

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21

Jun

OMG! SO excited!! SUN in CANCER in less then 2 hours!! 

At 1:08am EST it will be SUMMER!!! Summer Solstice in the house! This is the forecast for the month ahead! Only a 12 minute video and one of my better ones! ENJOY, share and write down the dates in your calendar!

08

May

MOON in TAURUS this morning at 6:09am EST! So much TAURUS energy! Sun, Moon, Mercury, Mars & Venus!! This is a grounding day folks!!! Indulge in beauty, organize your finances or talk a walk in nature!

MOON in TAURUS this morning at 6:09am EST! So much TAURUS energy! Sun, Moon, Mercury, Mars & Venus!! This is a grounding day folks!!! Indulge in beauty, organize your finances or talk a walk in nature!

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Apr

MOON went into SCORPIO this morning at 6:25am EST. There will be a FULL MOON LUNAR ECLIPSE today in SCORPIO at 3:57pm EST. Depending on where Scorpio is in your chart, this represents endings or culmination points. There are two more Eclipses on the way, Solar Eclipse on May 9th and another Lunar Eclipse on May 25th. 

In this short video I break down what Eclipses are!

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Apr


TODAY the SUN goes into TAURUS!!!!!! YAY!!! In this 20 minute video, I breakdown the FORECAST for the month ahead! Also, I explain what TAURUS energy means AND I have some AMAZING celebrity examples of what TAURUS looks like in Hollywood and Beyond!!!!!! 

(For VOCAB definitions, go to: http://astrotherapy.tumblr.com/post/48341851640/astro-vocab)

ASTRO VOCAB

SUNRepresents our conscious energy and creative life force (EGO IDENTITY)

MOONRepresents our unconscious energy and our deepest emotional needs/habits (EMOTIONAL SECURITY)

MERCURYRepresents how we process and exchange words (COMMUNICATION STYLE)

VENUSRepresents how we relate to love and money (VALUES + PLEASURES)

MARSRepresents how we take action and exude energy (RAW DRIVE)

JUPITERShows us where we find abundance, expansion and knowledge in our chart (OPTIMISTIC LEARNER)

SATURN – Show us where we find responsibility and ambition in our chart (RESPONSIBILITY)

URANUS– Shows us where we can find radical thinking, a need for space & freedom in our chart (PROGRESSIVE REBEL)

NEPTUNE– Show us where we can find the dream or the need to escape in our charts (FANTASY)

PLUTO – Show us where we have constant transformation in our lives; upheaval & massive growth (REBIRTH)

SOUTH NODE – Represents our comfort zone, what comes most natural and our over developed tendencies (LIFE HABIT)

NORTH NODE – Represents our destiny, what we must develop to grow to our highest potential (LIFE LESSON)

ASCENDANT (AC)Represents the first impressions we show to people, the mask we wear (SELF)

DESCENDANT (DC) – Represents partnerships, relationships. What we attract(OTHER)

MIDHEAVEN (MC) – Represents our public face and our visible acheivements in society (PUBLIC/CAREER)

IMUM COELI (IC) – Represents our roots, home life & our parents influences (PRIVATE/HOME)

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Apr

MARS (ruled by ARIES) will conjunct (be in the same sign and same degree) with the SUN (ruled by LEO) IN ARIES at 8:20pm tonight! That is A LOT of FIRE energy!!! Definitely a great night for increased stamina! If you have a paper to write, a project to do, work on it then!!!

MARS (ruled by ARIES) will conjunct (be in the same sign and same degree) with the SUN (ruled by LEO) IN ARIES at 8:20pm tonight! That is A LOT of FIRE energy!!! Definitely a great night for increased stamina! If you have a paper to write, a project to do, work on it then!!!