August Horoscopes: Leo's New Moon Is A Whole Mood

Leo season is always filled with flair and fun. The Leo new moon on August 18th will have creativity at an all-time high. Leo is a fire element which means you can expect a whole lot of passion and confidence coming your way. This new moon transit is about putting some pep in your step in order to get the groove going. There won’t be an ounce of procrastination unless you’re tapping into Leo's stubborn energy.

Coming out of water Cancer season, you’ll now feel like you have something to look forward to as Leo adds spark to everyday mundane routines. This is a time to set new intentions, as you may already be aware of. Mars and Saturn are creating some tension in the sky against this new moon. There could be a back-and-forth mental game of go, stop, start as you wrestle with your own self-critic during this time. This might create more anxiety for Air signs: Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. However, Air signs and Water signs can expect a surplus of creative encouragement. As courtesy of this new moon, the cosmos offer us a chance to lighten up. Allow yourself to kick up your feet and jumpstart your ambitious mind. Either way, let the inner child play!


Read what this new moon in Leo has in store for you on August 18th. Expect this energy to influence you for the next four weeks.


Based on your Sun Sign


Aries (March 21 – April 19)

This new moon has you feeling charged up, Aries! You’ll want to lead and organize – things you do best! Don’t be surprised if your social activism efforts become amplified, as you’ll be inspired under Leo’s creative influence. The spotlight is yours this new moon and you’re willing to capitalize off this energy as you spearhead new initiatives. If you’re looking to start a new project at work, expect it to become a promising endeavor. Get ready to dive into creative inspiration with this new moon. Tap into your inner lion animal spirit. Lead with courage, tame the ego.


Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

It’s time to prioritize your sacred sanctuary called home! Be inspired to bring your new creative genius in the space that matters most: la casa. Leo’s new moon will have you indulging in “treat yo’self” mode as you decide to revamp the vision of the energy of your home. Bring joy and sunshine into your space with sunflowers or any yellow colored flowers. This is the perfect new moon to make an offering to the ancestral women in your lineage as a small token of gratitude. For those of you who have children, take some time to reconnect with them – they’ll really appreciate that.


Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

You’re going to thrive this new moon with creative writing. You might decide to finally write that book or start that blog. Some of you might find video creation to be your newfound hobby! There’s a need to creatively express yourself to the next octave, Gemini. You never fall short of self-expression, but this Leo new moon will have you channeling energy like crazy so you’ll need to take time to ground yourself. The days might fly by and you won’t realize how busy you are, as you take up new business ideas, chat away with friends and fulfill responsibilities. This is a great time to take a short trip to keep you inspired!


Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Cancer, you’re finally feeling like things are turning in your favor and they are! Leo’s new moon gives you a newfound sense of confidence and boosts your healthy self-esteem. Some of you will be paying off some legal fees, others might have to decide how to split joint finances. But don’t worry, money will come around by the next full moon. Allow yourself to tap into the lighter side of life. Reconnect with your inner child and just have fun! Surround yourself with people who encourage you to feel free and authentically yourself. You’ll be extra giving of your personal time, and you’ll find yourself in a very giving mood. Remember, what you give out into the universe is what you reciprocate on its behalf.


Leo (July 23 – Aug 22)