Your Weekly Horoscope: August 4 - August 10, 2021

Don’t give up on yourself when things get tough, Virgo.
Your Weekly Horoscope: August 4 - August 10, 2021


July 23-Aug. 22

There will be a new moon in your sign, which means everything is coming out Leo! You’re welcome, world. The key to making the most of this event is to not allow anxiety or your concerns about what you don’t yet understand or know to make you believe that things are bad. This is a good week for bold and passionate action that moves you further in the direction of what you love.

Learn more about what it means to be a Leo.

Your Weekly Horoscope: August 4 - August 10, 2021Illustration, Kiki Ljung.


Aug. 23-Sept. 22

When you are feeling low or fearful is when it’s easiest to get defensive and that defensiveness can lead to entitlement. This week is likely to find you struggling with stressful feelings, and if you don’t stay with them, they may walk all over you. As you strive to understand what’s happening within you and why, you will be more empowered to identify and hold healthy boundaries. Don’t give up on yourself when things get tough, Virgo.

Learn more about what it means to be a Virgo.

Illustration of a woman with brown hair wearing a pink flower crown and white shirt on a pink background represents Virgo astrological sign for this week's horoscopes, September 6 to 12, 2017Illustration, Kiki Ljung.


Sept. 23-Oct. 22

While your sign can be very relational, sometimes you need to go your own way, Libra. This week may be a bit of a mixed bag as you find some much-needed clarity and purpose for yourself that unfortunately ruffles others’ feathers. Consider what compromises may be healthy to make in your situation and what will actually compromise you. It’s inevitable to disappoint others—be firm in your resolve.

Learn more about what it means to be a Libra.

Your Weekly Horoscope: August 4 - August 10, 2021Illustration, Kiki Ljung.


Sept. 23-Oct. 22

This is not the time to rush your progress, even if a lot needs to be done. Communicate what’s going on with the people around you so that you can take the space and time you need to be right with yourself without stirring up unnecessary and unwanted opposition. A little communication will go a really long way, Scorpio—remember that before you hop into your hidey hole.

Learn more about what it means to be a Scorpio.

A woman with a scorpion tattoo represents the astrological sign of scorpio.Illustration, Kiki Ljung.


Nov. 22-Dec. 21

This isn’t the time to totally wing it, Sagittarius. You have many ways of approaching or sustaining the things you’re going through, and a holistic approach is going to serve you best. Consider the big picture of course, but this week is the best time to take your next step. If you’re having trouble figuring out where to start, your heart's strongest desire is as good a place as any.

Learn more about what it means to be Sagittarius.

woman holding bow and arrow represents sagittarius astrological signIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


Dec. 22-Jan. 19

You don’t need to fight what you fear, Capricorn, but you will have an easier time if you can work with it. Make a list of all the things that you’re the most stressed about, and once that’s done make another list. Your second list should be about one to three action items you can do about each stress point on the first list. This won’t make your worries magically disappear, but will empower you to more effectively cope with your stresses.

Learn more about what it means to be a Capricorn.

woman with antlers represents capricorn astrological symbolIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


Jan. 20-Feb. 18

You may find yourself faced with the need to change something that you don’t really want to change. Consider whether your resistance is because the change would be wrong for you, or because you haven’t accepted some meaningful part of your situation. What’s inevitable is that things are changing, Aquarius, and within that you have agency. Strive to infuse your willfulness with patience, presence and empathy.

Learn more about what it means to be an Aquarius.

woman holding overflowing water jug over her head represents aquarius astrological signIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


Feb. 19-March 20

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should, Pisces. This new moon week is a really good one for you to get in touch with your feelings and to nurture yourself by centering the things that improve the quality of your life. You are likely to be called upon to take care of someone in need. Consider whether you are helping them, or enabling them before you do anything, especially something that you don’t really have the energy for.

Learn more about what it means to be Pisces.

two fish in a fish bowl represent pisces astological symbolIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


March 21-April 19

Friendships are incredibly important, and this week you may find that you’re feeling funky about yours. If you’ve got an issue that needs addressing, this is the time to do it, Aries. You don’t need to have a solution at the ready in order to have an honest and open conversation about your feelings and what isn’t working. Anything worth having is worth fighting for, and not everything that feels icky should be avoided. Show up for the hard stuff when it counts, my love.

Learn more about what it means to be Aries.

woman with brown hair blowing on a horn represents aries astrological signIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


April 20-May 20

Yes, the truth will set you free, but nothing is free of consequences. Speak your mind and tell the truth but do it with empathy, Taurus. There’s a risk that you will say more than needs to be said in important conversations, or articulate your feelings in a confrontational way. What you do and how you do it will have major consequences this week, so make sure to choose your approach wisely, especially when you’re tempted to throw caution to the wind.

Learn more about what it means to be Taurus.

Woman wrestling with a bull represents taurus astrological signIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


May 21-June 21

It’s not a sign of weakness to be scared, twin star. What’s important is how you engage with your fears and whether or not you allow them to dominate your thinking and rule your life. Strive to take steps, even if they are baby steps, towards acting from a place of bravery in the face of your insecurities and worries. You don’t have to get it right all the time—just persist in trying.

Learn more about what it means to be Gemini.

identical women face each other symbolizing gemini astrological signIllustration, Kiki Ljung.


June 22-July 22

Your ruling planet, the moon is new again this week and it may find you feeling extra emo. The best way to use this energy is by investing it in yourself. This may mean tending to your relationships, or doing a better job at work. Investing in yourself is not about selfishness, it is about taking pains to be the person you want to be and to create the life you want to live. Expand your vision for what is possible and follow it up with action steps, no matter how small.

Learn more about what it means to be Cancer.

Your Weekly Horoscope: August 4 - August 10, 2021Illustration, Kiki Ljung.


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