Thursday July 31st: Mercury in Leo

On July 31st, Mercury left emotive Cancer and entered expressive Leo. Mercury, in astrology, deals with our intellectual processes. In the natal chart, Mercury reveals how we gather and process information, how we learn, and how we overall prefer to communicate/share information with others. Astrologers connect Mercury with pure brain power. As Mercury passes through signs…

Wednesday July 16th: Jupiter in Leo

On Wednesday, July 16th, Jupiter leaves intuitive Cancer and enters fiery Leo. Jupiter rarely gets the credit it deserves in the astrology circuit; this astral body represents expansion, generosity, and goodwill. In the natal chart, the planet reveals how we prefer to manifest good fortune and material abundance; in day-to-day transits, however, the Jupiter placement…

Tuesday August 27th: Mars in Leo

On Tuesday August 27th, Mars leaves Cancer and enters Leo. Mars, personified by the Greek god of war Ares, embodies everything that is initiating, pioneering and independent. Astrologers tie Mars to our ambitions, motivations and energy exertion. Essentially, Mars signs reveal what motivates us and how we act upon these drives. What do we wrap…

Monday July 22nd: The Sun Returns Home to Leo

  On Monday July 22nd, Leo moves back into the cosmic spotlight. The Sun actually serves as the home planet of Leo: meaning the “personality traits” of the Sun (such as being generous, courageous, fearless) mesh brilliantly with the “characteristics” of the Lion. In astrology, the Sun manages how we view ourselves and the best…

Wednesday July 17th: Uranus Retrograde in Aries

  Progression and innovation are hallmarks of the planet Uranus. I like to call Uranus “The Great Liberator”, as it dismantles the order and structure established in our lives under Saturn. Whenever Uranus moves into the picture, there’s a distinct deviation from the status quo and material world. And of course, with rebellion comes sudden…