We’re exploring August one week at a time through Tarot, and here’s what Week 1 has to offer...
Aries: The Empress
Meet the Empress fiery Aries, and she is asking you to put down your mental sword and reconnect with your more feminine side. This first week of August wants you to be more in touch with your personal goals. She also bestows you with material gifts, but only if you have the patience. Singles, be sure about who you want. Couples, now may be a good time to think about family planning.
Dear Taurus, your going to spend a large part of this week contemplating a big decision. And even though this decision may seem frivolous to your inner circle, to you it’s an epic one. This is also the perfect week for you to take your desires and put them to action—after all, you only have one life to live, so make it count. Use this week to also connect with people who inspire you and who motivate you to become a more constructive version of yourself.
Gemini: Four Of Cups
Dearest Gemini, you’ve been sitting alone, wanting desperately for your life to change for the better—this procrastination will not help anymore. This week is all about you waking up and sincerely looking at reality. You will also need to make concrete decisions toward your professional success. Singles, it’s time to see the opportunity in front of your eyes and refrain from dissecting it.
Cancer: The Tower
Dear moon child, this week will be challenging; it’s all about purging and releasing. It indicates that you will go through a challenge that will, in all capacity, not only leave you distraught but also surprise you with regards to how people react. The only way to deal with this week is to build an internal fortress and be gentle with your mental and emotional well-being.
Leo: Three Of Pentacles
Dear Leo, it’s time for you to put your skills to good use. This week asks you to create a timetable where you can develop your skills and also pay attention to your professional potential. If you’re intent on learning something new now is the time to look into it. Personally, it’s the starting point of your journey, not the end. There’s a long way to go, so gear up and pay attention.
Virgo: Three Of Wands
Dearest Virgo, the destination is far off on the horizon. You’re currently surrounded by false promises and delays in the professional space while your personal relationships keep you sturdy and strong. This week, assess your professionally situation clearly and don’t give discounts to anyone. Take a whip and put it to use diplomatically, while safeguarding yourself.
Libra: Ace Of Swords
Dear Scales, you want mental clarity more than anything else. You enter into the week with a clear vision of the obstructions in your personal path. The frequency of this week however will also help you manoeuvre these obstructions and come out as a winner. The key to your success lies in how you react to your environment.
Scorpio: Ace Of Wands
Dear Scorpio, it’s a week that beckons you to look into new pastures, where opportunities grow. It’s a brilliant time to lay down the foundation and work towards real-time goals in a professional space. In fact, work-related travel will prove to be fruitful.
Sagittarius: The Hierophant
Dearest Archer, this week allows you to meet multiple people and helps you create inroads in financial circles. The best way to navigate this week is by keeping your options open. It’s also time for you to play the mentor at work, not a martyr.
Capricorn: Seven Of Pentacles
Dear Capricorn, it’s time to sit back and see what you have created. You’ll need to give your partner some breathing space for them to come back to you. Personally, and professionally, this is the week where you assess and align yourself. Personal and family matters will come up to the surface, but remember, it’s a period where you need to sit tight, observe your environment, and then plan your actions.
Aquarius: Nine Of Pentacles
Dear Aquarius, this week beckons you to take stock of how bored you are. You’ve been working non-stop for a couple of months, but all that stops now. Listen to the cards and let yourself go. It’s time to take a glass of champagne, sit by the pool, and soak in the view.
Pisces: Three Of Cups
Dear Pisces, the start of this month asks you to have some fun—let go of your worries, they can be dealt with another day. It’s time you put your dancing shoes on and look at painting the town red. There are going to be ample opportunities to mingle with new people. This week also indicates a time for you to enjoy the moment with a special someone without thinking about finalities.