Diana's Monthly Aries Forecast for August 2015
Until the 23rd there’s a brighter, less inward, vibration around. So that could manifest as more opportunities to be in environments with scope for play and enjoyment. Or to be more involved with those out to have a good time whether as a participant or a facilitator. More emphasis is given to children, youngsters or romantic partners for some, and for others, there could be more socializing and maybe more contact with arts/entertainments or the leisure industry. You are more likely to feel the light of appreciation from others or be participating in activities you find fun or personally empowering.
Until the 8th Mercury is in a more innovative sector of your Solar chart and there’s likely to be increased communications either with or about young ones, lovers or pets. But, whatever you are doing, there may be more laughs or distractions along the way. Now you enjoy playing with ideas and speculating, maybe a little wildly, on this or that or the other possibility. Your creative juices are flowing and you are more articulate which may help with beating the drum on something.
Also, you could be more romantically expressive or creatively inspired at this time.
8th-28th – Mercury is focusing your mind upon the practical aspects of life. Thoughts could revolve around, repairs, maintenance, or health – yours or another’s. Thinking about the mechanics of how something works will definitely be a keynote. Also you could be learning useful new skills or blowing the dust off those you already have – either out of choice or necessity. Practical advice will be of service.
From the 28th Mercury is in your opposite sign. Communications – personal or professional, in close interactions and collaborations are highlighted and you’ll probably be sharing ideas and connecting with someone’s slant on things and even if you disagree, at least it helps you clarify your own thinking. You may be in relationship with someone whose guidance or information is valuable or you yourself may be more looked upon as the information-giver, go-between, or guide.
Apart from July 19th-August 1st, when she supports practical or health-related activities, Venus begins a marathon transit of Leo which is good news for you Children of the Ram.
This is long-term Venus position and can mean a highly sociable period, a boost to your love-life, and some of you could be tying the knot with that special person. You are likely to express yourself in freer or creative ways and there may be happier connections with children, young people, pets or partners. In general, this energy links you more to anything you personally find empowering or satisfying. And, most importantly, puts you in touch with your own playful inner child. Leisure, performance or speculative activities may be highlighted. Venus is here until October.
Until the 9th Mars is at the root of your chart. This means you could be busier than usual in and around HQ, or because of a property or another location. Physical effort may be needed right in your own back yard or there is more physical demand on you because of family, neighbourhood or community. Decisiveness, assertiveness or more stamina may be needed because of any of these possibilities. Mars in this area could mean a lot more coming and going within a locality even if it is not your usual stamping ground or there may be more hustle and bustle around you. As always with Mars, there could be moments of tension which surface now and again and affect your mood and you may find a way to use pent up energies in a more positive manner. Skeletons may start rattling in the closet and you have to ride the waves of emotional reactions or elements from the past have more impact or relevance to the present. On the other hand you may be putting your energies into something which connects you with tradition, the family or tribal background, Mother Nature or the planet as a whole. For some, parents or parenting are emphasized – especially the male side.
A NEW SENSE OF SELF?
From the 9th Mars is in a more spontaneous, and for some, romantic area, giving you the trigger to be more in the mood to take a chance on love or to speculate in other ways. Mars tends to be hasty, so it’s best to sleep on something before making major decisions and don’t risk what you can’t afford to lose. There could be occasions when you feel at the centre of attention or more physically in demand. Your creative energy, or competitiveness will tend to come to the fore. Whatever is going on, you could feel more in your power, more in touch with your ‘child within’ but equally, you could be busier because of children or younger ones in your life. Overall this is the time to get active with projects you enjoy and which are rewarding and empowering. Great for the entrepreneurs and ‘creatives’ amongst you, and you may be more in the mood to invest time and resources on an outside chance.
From the 23rd you may be dealing with more chores or niggly details, or, this may be the moment to get to grips with health issues (yours or another’s) or a better diet and exercise regime. You may also be putting more effort into maintenance, repairs, or applying skills. So, dealing with the ‘to do’ list and getting things organized better seems advisable, but there will be smiles along the way.
Until the 11th Jupiter, planet of potential abundance and expansion will very positively influence your Sun sign until the 11th. This is a time when you may be appreciated more for yourself in a playful or romantic sense. At times it will encourage a more spontaneous, even self-indulgent, energy. There may be admiring glances coming your way and you may be in the mood to take a risk or a gamble. You may grow through access to creative activities where you can feel empowered and shine in your own unique way. Children, animals and leisure or entertainment activities will be emphasized.
STRINGS TO YOUR BOW
From the 11th Jupiter will be in your area of health & work until next September and there will be no shortage of opportunities to learn and grow through employment matters, colleagues, daily duties, but also health and fitness. The indications are that you will get the chance to experience new work or health routines until August. Employers or colleagues will tend to be more appreciative of your abilities and your contribution.
Early degree Sun or rising sign Ariens or those born from 17th April or with from 27 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this month.
Saturn has moved back into Scorpio and your 8th house. The 8th house is a gear-change house which usually involves clearing the decks to make space for new green shoots. This may involve property, finances, relationships or your own bad habits. You’ll become more aware over this time frame of who/what you can really trust and in the process, you may have to let go of a previous perspective, relationship, expectation so that life can be more healthy, happy or fulfilling. Sometimes ditching or modifying a prior arrangement in favour of one which is financially, emotionally or physically more comfortable can happen but it will be gradual and you may still have to live within the parameters of the previous set-up for a while. Or maybe there’s a removal of a certain resource or support system or lifestyle and you feel this as a lack. Either way you will slowly be transitioning into a fresh perspective and getting rid of some of your own bad habits.
Ariens born on the 17th-20th April, or with from 27 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
Uranus: Ariens born 6th-10th April or with 19-21 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
Pluto: Ariens born 2nd-4th April or with 12-14 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
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What today looks like:
Beginning today, and concluding on Thursday, our Moon is clashing with Mars. Our Moon present in Taurus might mean your area of finance, personal values, and property is supplied with a resistant, dependable need. It may be frustrating to have fun with your money, or buy something fun, while this diffcult clash continues.
As well: continuing today, and finishing on the 9th, the Sun is cooperating with Pluto. Our Sun sitting in Virgo may mean an agenda which is detail-oriented, and analytical in your area of organization, routine, and health. It may be beneficial to do soemthing for your boss, or work in front of an audience, while this beneficial, easy link continues.
Also today: continuing today, and concluding on the 1st of November, Mercury is moving through Libra. For you, Aries, this means a couple of months where personal relationships, and partners are in your thoughts, and seem clearer in your mind. Mercury, when in Libra, provides a just, socialable curiosity.
Also On This Day:
- A trine aspect between Uranus and the planet Mars carries on today, and continues until the 14th.
- Jupiter continues a conjunction with the Sun today, which continues until Sunday.
- The Moon carries on transiting the sign of Taurus until Friday.
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Diana's 2015 Aries Forecast:
THERE WILL BE 2 SOLAR ECLIPSES IN 2015:
The first Solar eclipse of the year occurs on March 20th in your 12th/1st house.
This eclipse covering the subsequent 6 months, could trigger the Mercury/Neptune vibe in early Pisces. Just make sure you don’t get the wrong end of the stick because a communication was unclear or you confuse someone with your lack of clarity.
A time of fresh starts, with things on a personal level. Because this eclipse is on the cusp you there will be new beginnings related to your inner needs as well as your outer image and personal goals and ambitions over the next 6 months. So no more procrastinating, launch into something new!
The second Solar eclipse of the year occurs on Sept 13th in your 6th house
A good time to make improvements regarding employment, daily work methods, health matters (yours or another’s).
Until August 11th Jupiter, planet of potential abundance and expansion will positively influence your Sun sign. This is the second part of a 12 month period when you may be appreciated more for yourself, and you may find ways to be more creatively self-expressive or enterprising. There will be more call upon you to perform, compete, or flex your creative muscles. This transit and could help bring romance into your life, or find yourself in a more entertaining, sporty or ‘on show’ sort of environment ! Your world will expand through contact with children or animals or you’ll have more success with activities where your inner child can come out to play. Also this is a time when money can be made from speculative ventures or making use of talents which tend to be enhanced at this time. You may be rubbing shoulders with others who are competitive, artistic, or just out to have a good time. You should feel confidence growing over these months if you tap into your personal power more.
Ariens born from mid-month or with from 23 degrees rising will feel the energy of Jupiter in Leo the most.
Venus will be in an extraordinarly long transit this year…
Venus will be teaming up with Jupiter in Leo June 6th – Oct 9th resulting in a stunning series of aspects to your Aries sun and favourably underpinning the availability of more entertaining or playful environments. This could stack the odds in your favour in the romance department too. Creative or speculative projects will benefit and this is the moment to reach further and think bigger through these areas and also anything performance or competition orientated.
Jupiter transits from Leo to Virgo on August 11th putting Jupiter in your area of health & work. This will bring opportunities for more satisfaction related to employment. Also, your everyday tasks, the job set-up, techniques or health matters – your own or another’s. Others may tend to consult with you for your knowledge or skill and, in general will tend to be more appreciative of your abilities and your contribution. Either way, daily work is likely to teach you a lot and tends to be more fulfilling.
It’s likely that through everyday work or health and fitness your territory, physical or mental, will broaden.
Jupiter’s beneficial vibration could help your wellbeing as you learn what does and does not work for you on practical levels. The downside is that you might take on too many duties or overstep the mark with diet or exercise. Remember, moderation in all things.
All Ariens born until just past mid-April or with up to 24 degrees rising will feel the Jupiter vibration in 2015
Saturn transits out of Scorpio into Sagittarius on Xmas eve returning for a short spell between 15th June – 17th Sept a fellow fire sign – and that puts it into a supportive aspect with your sign Aries. You will be working harder at literature, higher education, legal matters or long distance connections. You could be integrating new understanding of concepts, language, culture or a belief system. It’s important not to close your mind because you think there is nothing new to learn about any of these areas, or think that current understanding is correct simply because you cannot see beyond them through lack of experience. Developing an ideology or field of knowledge will be gradual like chipping a shape out of stone. Getting educated will be practical and visceral, so be consistent and patient.
One way or another, a different dimension will open to you through unfamiliar places or those with a different mind-set or background to your own. Ariens born up to first week of April or with up to 12 degrees rising will feel the energy of Saturn most over 2015.
For you Aries, Saturn returns to your Solar 8th house. The 8th house is a gear-change zone which usually means clearing the decks in one area to make space for new green shoots in another area. This may involve property, finances, relationships or bad habits. You’ll become more aware over this time frame of who/what you can really trust and what the bottom line is. In the process, you may have to let go of a previous set-up, expectation or contract so that you can get more fulfilment from life. Ditching or modifying a prior arrangement in favour of one which is financially or emotionally more comfortable can happen but it will be gradual and you may still have to live within the parameters of the previous conditions for a while. Or maybe there’s a removal of a certain resource or support system or lifestyle and you are rigidly fearful because you see this as a loss, which it may be – in the short-term. But this is the house of new beginnings, of re-working your mission statement, streamlining or physically re-cycling the old material into something completely different. Either way, you will slowly be transitioning into a fresh perspective. At times, there may be more turmoil going on inside of you than others realize or appreciate. Maybe you have been realizing that chronic bad habits are difficult to break or a commitment is proving more challenging than you signed up for. One way or another, over this long transit your value structure will be challenged and re-shaped as a result.
A different way this can work is anything occult or connected to the ‘other side’ you take more seriously or work on yourself and your ability to renovate or renew your existence despite the obstacles and challenges. During this period you will have to be patient and persevering as the cogs of the gears slowly shift into their new positions. Ariens born from 17th April or with from 26 degrees Aries rising will feel this energy the most in 2015.
Uranus continues in a hard aspect to Pluto over 2015 orbiting closest to each other until mid-April affecting most strongly those born in the second decanate of the sign.
Aries, with Uranus in your Sun sign til 2019 and Pluto at the top of your chart for more years than that, it may be necessary to follow a different path to the one you have been used to.
Those of you born from the second 10 days to the beginning of the last 10 days of Aries will have a continuation of, or the start of changes which affect your sense of self and who you are in the wider world. You may feel a restless urge to express yourself in a freer or more independent manner. Spiritual or psychological insight could rock your world and your familiar way of being begins to alter.
You may find yourself more connected to a group of those with an interest or expertise in common. Technology of any kind, or anything related to the internet may be emphasized and in general, you could be connecting with kindred spirits as part of this process of self-identity transformation. This period could certainly hold some surprises which could either inspire you or awaken you suddenly but it is definitely designed to catapult you out of your familiar little box. So expect the unexpected and do your best to roll with the changes.
As this transformation takes place you may adopt a more rebellious stance in situations you would have accepted previously. This might take certain others aback who cannot understand your unwillingness to conform and there may be some finger pointing or intakes of breath from them along the way but this is part of the spirit of revolution of Uranus which, ultimately will facilitate change and transformation and is, with Pluto, part of a significant growth process in your consciousness.
Those children of the Ram born 4th-14th April or with 11-21 degrees rising will feel this energy most potently in 2015.
The life-changing force of Pluto continues to be felt across your sign from Capricorn. You should listen to the most primitive part of your knowing (not thinking) and follow your gut instinct when deciding which is the best way to go regarding direction in life. Over 2015 there will be an increasing urge for you to get more control over relationships with professionals, officials, parents, or build a reputation which is more true to the real you and your evolving values.
Pluto influences you to feel things more intensely and brings out your demons at times. And you could meet some of these intense feelings through interaction with authority figures, those who seem to hold all the cards and are in control of things. But manifestations of Pluto will also force you to look within and ask some deeper questions about where you really want to be in the big world. With the planet of death/rebirth affecting general life direction, career, reputation, teachers or authority figures it could mean some of you are involved in power struggles or are forced to make a major changes in these areas. Ultimately good because it clears the decks for new beginnings. Pluto is about power and will either bestow the will-power you need to make your mark on the world or give you the insight to find out what your goals truly are. Pluto is also about regeneration and you will have the opportunity for great success even if you have to switch boats mid-stream. If this feels right and supports your deepest values then go for it.
Finding a fresh direction or another option means steering a new course and, for a while, it may take some guts (which you have in abundance) and tenacity (which you will have to cultivate). Pluto will give you what you need – but not necessarily what you think you want.
Ariens born 4th-9th or with 11-16 degrees rising will feel this energy most over 2015.
Neptune is transiting early Pisces. Neptune works subtly but may mean you get pulled more into situations where you need healing or have to behave in a selfless, or supportive manner, with no thought of personal gain when helping others. Some of you may become interested in Yoga, meditation or healing practices. Underlying this transit you are preparing, understanding yourself more deeply and tending your inner world your private world like a secret garden. Some of you could have psychic experiences or strange encounters as Neptune sensitizes your third eye, dreams may become more informative. This long transit of many years may have you working more from behind the scenes in minor or major ways. Ariens born 25th-31st March or with 4-11 degrees rising, will feel the effect of Neptune most potently in 2015.
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