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There’s a lot of emphasis on your work life in August with Venus and the Sun entering your work sector, and you can focus on getting the little things done, being more on top of the smaller projects, and being more productive. You want to take advantage of the work energy during the first half of the month because the Mercury retrograde at the end of the month may throw things off, and you’ll need to have extra patience with yourself, the people you work with and for, and try to avoid major work decisions, if you can.
The full moon on the 18th occurs in your career sector, so this is the time of year when you can see the rewards for your hard and smart work with your goals. You can feel more ambitious with this full moon, and want to make progress, but it all depends on whether or not you've been doing things the right way lately. You can focus on doing work that you love with Venus entering your work sector later in the month, and working on projects you're inspired to deal with or looking for new work that perks you up.
This can be an excellent month for starting something from the ground up if you start working on it earlier in the month, during the first half. If you wait until the Mercury retrograde begins, you'll want to focus on something that you've tried before and want to try again. Your mind can be sharp with the new and full moons, so work on your ideas, your plans, and merging the details with the big picture. This can help prepare you for the eclipses next month, which can be more action-oriented.
Mars in your work sector this month helps to get you back on the right work track, and you can tackle projects, stick to a schedule, meet deadlines, and tend to the smaller tasks pertaining to work. You can feel more productive, making good use of your time and energy, and you can make progress with your work. The new moon on the 2nd occurs in your money sector, and this can be excellent for presenting new financial opportunities to you, or for you to create them for yourself. Add in the work energy, and you can make the most of a little.
Venus is in your money sector for most of the month, bringing good energy for making more money and creating financial stability if you can keep your spending under control. The new moon in your sign on the 2nd is an excellent time for new opportunities, ones presented to you or ones you create, and this can be something that you focus on for some time, so make it something you're passionate about. Mercury retrograde in your money sector to end the month might throw a monkey wrench in your plans, so make sure you've got flexibility in them and good backup plans.
Working in the background can be good with the new moon on the 2nd, and the full moon on the 18th in your work sector can be good for settling work issues, making progress with work you've been doing right, or walking away from work that doesn't inspire you. You can focus on work earlier in the month, but once the Mercury retrograde kicks in to end the month, you may have a hard time concentrating. Instead, work on projects and ventures you've tried before and would like to try again.
This can be a good month for working on your short-term plans for your ideas, and you can get a lot done that way. You can have plenty of new ideas that you're excited about, but you need to work on your plans before you jump into anything. You can think further into the future with the new moon on the 2nd, and with Venus in Virgo most of the month, you can benefit from working behind the scenes, in the background, or by yourself, without anyone making wild demands of you or draining your energy.
This can be an excellent month for making progress with your goals and dreams. The new moon on the 2nd in your goals and career sector can offer plenty of opportunities for progress, and you can see your long-term plans coming together. Venus in the sector ruling your future dreams can help you figure out the best ways to go about making your dreams come true, and you can take the long view. Mercury retrograde to end the month might bring some insecurity, but try not to give in to it.
With Venus in your career and life path sector this month, you can work on pursuing opportunities and making the most progress you possibly can, feeling more ambitious and focused on your goals. The new moon on the 2nd can bring big ideas and opportunities that you have to take a chance with, and they may be a risk, so you have to weigh the pros and cons. Mercury retrograde in your career sector to end the month can bring insecurities and setbacks, but you can work on staying on track if you keep doing the right thing.
Big ideas can lead to big opportunities if you have plans for them and take the right steps this month. Utilizing your resources and the resources of the people around you well can be most helpful to you this month, and you can take these resources and use them to create opportunities and make progress that you otherwise wouldn't have. You can work on your plans quietly now, preparing for when the right moment comes for you to strike and take action.
The full moon in your sign on the 18th is usually a good indication of whether or not you've been doing things the right way or the wrong way. If you've been doing things the right way, you can experience success and more doors opening for you, and you can continue on the path you're on. If you've been doing things the wrong way, you can experience setbacks and failures, and you need to reconsider what you've been doing and figure out what needs to be changed right now.
Mars is in your career and life path sector all month, and this is usually a good period for focusing on your goals and making progress. You can make long-term plans, work hard and smart, and have disciplined energy for what you want to achieve. The new moon on the 2nd occurs in your work sector, and this can be a good time to look for a new job or start a new work project, and it's something you can be excited and enthusiastic about, and can lead to new opportunities down the road, or get you some recognition this month for your good work ethic and impressive skills.
Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius & Scorpio: November - December 2018
Venus Retrograde in Scorpio & Libra: October - November 2018
October 2018 New & Full Moons
Jupiter in Sagittarius: November 2018 - December 2019
Jupiter in Scorpio: October 2017 - November 2018
Saturn in Capricorn: December 2017 - March 2020, July - December 2020
Uranus in Taurus: May - November 2018, March 2019 - July 2025, November 2025 - April 2026