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August 2017

By Aluna Michaels


Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22) 

Happy birthday Leo! The total eclipse in your sign empowers anything you’re working on. You’ll feel a shift in self-esteem. Create new habits of self-nurture. Shop for healthier food and eat better. Allow enough time for rest and sleep. You deserve your love! Clear boundaries in relationships improve communication problems. As you work with affirmations, you truly believe what you are saying. Meditate on feeling yourself in that new reality! 



Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)

This month’s total eclipse strengthens your intuition. Pay attention to your dreams and allow extra time for meditation. Release old frustrations and negative thinking that block the flow of abundance into your life. You’re making room for positive new experiences! You might have insights into family patterns, or even issues from past lives, that hinder you now. You have the ability to completely cut off from that way of thinking, and create a new life. Nurture new thought patterns so their roots strengthen!



Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) 

Surround yourself with positive thinkers who put thoughts into action! The total eclipse illumines your true heart. It is safe to be you! Meditation brings deepest desires to your conscious mind. These aren’t just shallow needs, but guidance from your soul. As Saturn moves forward, stay steady in your beliefs. Don’t waver into negative thoughts of unworthiness or discouragement. Many goals you’ve been working on all year can come to fruition now, so don’t give up before the miracle! Make time to have fun, so results flow in quicker when you release worry!



Scorpio  (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21) 

Looking for career changes? The total eclipse brings great options! You can have a new job offer, or a raise in your current position. It’s easy to be noticed by superiors. Financial blocks loosen and abundance will flow! It’ s also a good time to look at wise investments, and to create a new budget. Meditate on being as open as possible to receive all the “good stuff”. You’ve worked hard, so don’t be suspicious when it starts happening! Ask for guidance in your dreams, because you’ll get answers. Also looks for signs when you’re awake.



Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)  

Saturn moves direct in your sign, giving results of hard work! If you feel trapped, bored or even depressed, your mood shifts for the better! Also, the total eclipse sparks inspiration and meaning in everything you do! Your sense of humor returns. Meditation reveals deeper meaning in your recent struggles, and you’ll feel like the Universe is on your side again. Limit time with people who pull you down, or who’s life outlook doesn’t match your own.



Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) 

Let go of resentments at this total eclipse. It’s time to forgive and heal. You’ll have a burst of energy. Health improves and you’ll feel more vitality. Prosperity can also increase. Opening your heart to trust deeply again heals chronic loneliness. Your ruling planet, Saturn, moves forward now, helping you feel more included in life as you let go of old burdens of shame and blame. Draw limits and healthy boundaries where you need, but removing the hurt and anger protect you as well! You can also have a wonderful new job opportunity if you’re looking for a change!



Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

You’ll have a big breakthrough in relationships with the total eclipse! Whether you’re single or partnered, the slow, steady work you’ve done on yourself will pays off. Major inner changes seem to appear all at once, but are actually an accumulation of small steps made all year. Current partnerships transform for the better, or you’ll attract someone who resonates with your new self! Meditate on self-love and on gratitude to keep doors to change open. Have fun in general, since you can hide socially by overworking. You deserve to enjoy life!



Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)

Revitalize your health at the total eclipse! What major steps can you take? Eliminate junk food? Quit smoking? Get more sleep? Release chronic worrying? Any changes bring solid results that inspire you to keep going in that direction. Also meditate on compassion and forgiveness towards yourself. You’re so hard on yourself. Ceasing that mental habit works wonders for your body, mind and soul! You can also have a breakthrough at work, with a person or in an area you’d previous given up hope for a shift!



Aries (March 21 – April 19)

The total eclipse enriches your relationships, drawing new love to you, or restoring a “honeymoon” feeling in your current one. Also, with Saturn going direct, you’ll feel connected to the Universe. Things seem to effortlessly go your way! Meditate on releasing tension from your body and mind and “memorize” the feeling of being in the flow, so you can tap into it when life gets turbulent or challenging later on.



Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

No matter how longstanding your “issues” are, you can re-pattern your thinking and feel happier! Those positive emotions magnetize better circumstances to you. The total eclipse gives insight into family wounds that have unconsciously shaped you, so you can re-shape yourself consciously into who you wish to be! Saturn moving direct helps you trust intimate connections, feel more bonded, and even can resolve financial stressors.



Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Meditate to release negative ideas you have about relationships. Unconscious beliefs attract what you don’t want, so explore your depths. Let go of ideas created from past experiences, family modeling or cultural concepts. Use affirmations to build new thoughts and reinforce them by feeling what it’s like to life from that awesome reality! You’ll be amazed at quick results you get. You’ll also feel a deep sense of belonging that evaded you the past year or so.



Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

This month’s total eclipse opens the doors for abundance! This means increased finances, but also better health, more self-love and a deeper sense of inner peace. Spending time with family is smooth and comfortable. You can even release old childhood issues while in meditation. It will seem effortless to heal. Say positive affirmations about your body and honor it for all the hard work it does for you. Also, it sounds simple, but treat yourself to enough sleep!

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Aluna Michaels is a second-generation astrologer and soul evolutionist practitioner. She also holds a Masters in Spiritual Counseling and has been teaching and consulting for more than three decades. Her book “Spiritual Gifts of the 12 Astrological Signs” is now on Amazon in Kindle version and as an E-book on her website. Aluna is available for appointments in her home, by phone or Skype.


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