Leo Monthly Horoscope

Yasmin Boland

Astrology Expert

LEO

FIRST INFORMATION FOR ALL THE SIGNS

The love and abundance planet Venus is retrograde

If you follow astrology, you might remember that back in July/August we had a super retrograde period where just about every planet that could be retrograde (Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto) was. However there was one notable exception; the love and abundance planet Venus.

That was then and now most of the planets are moving forwards again. However, this month, on October 6, Venus now goes retrograde. So what does it mean?

As always when a planet is reversing (or appearing to) we get second chances. In this case, Venus retrograde brings second chances to do with love or abundance. In other words, if you are keen to reunite with a past lover or make up with a dear friend after a falling out, it’s possible.

As well, because Venus is about abundance, if you want to renegotiate a financial agreement you have, any time this month after the 6th is potential-packed (especially around the 24th and 31st).

Note that Venus retrograde is also an excellent time for forgiveness so if you wronged someone and want to make amends, October (after the 6th) is a brilliant time to extend the olive branch.

Here is where Venus will be retrograde for you

(at least to start with – at the very end of the month, Venus will go one sign back, into Libra)

Venus is going backwards in your 4th House of Home and All Things Domestic. This suggests on a very mundane level that now is a marvellous time to do some spring cleaning at the very least, or perhaps some redecorating or even home-renovating! Venus in this part of your chart is all about beauty in your home environment and the reverse cycle is giving you extra time to have a think about how you want to do things. It’s also a very good time to reconnect with family members, especially but not only if there’s been a falling out.

NEW MOON IN LIBRA

Also this month we get the New Moon in Libra

New Moon on October 9 (Sydney) at 16 Libra
New Moon details:
SYDNEY: October 9, 2.46pm
NEW YORK: October 8, 11.46pm
LONDON: October 9, 4.46am

In a way, this will serve to give the Venus retrograde cycle extra power, since Venus and Libra are strongly connected. It also adds weight to the idea that this is the month to work on your relationships, especially any which have been troubled.

Libra is the sign of relating and the New Moon in Libra each year is the ideal time to recommit to the people you care about. This particular New Moon will be clashing with the planet Pluto making it the right time to sever toxic relationships. (If your love life has gone haywire, our free Astrological Compatibility Guide could help you out!)

This doesn’t apply to just romantic relationships – it applies to anyone you relate to, including family and professional connections.

Finally, October is also a wonderful time to decide to let go of a grudge. Life really is too short!

Here’s what the New Moon means in your chart

(remember to read your Rising Sign if you know it and if you don’t know it but wish you did, see here)

When it comes to getting what we want, it’s great to visualise and write Wish Lists but one of the other most important things we can do is very old fashioned; communicate! Be it at work or in our personal life, it’s so important to let others know what we want. The act of saying what we want invokes the law of attraction because speaking our desires means we have to have some conviction that we can get what we want. This New Moon in your Communications Zone brings energy galore to be spent on communicating. What do you want? Who can help you? Ask.

FULL MOON IN TAURUS

Full Moon on October 25 (Sydney) at 2 Taurus
Full Moon details:
SYDNEY: October 25, 3.45am
NEW YORK: October 24, 12.45pm
LONDON: October 24, 5.45pm

The Full Moon this month takes place in the sign of Taurus which is the sign that you could say is “electrified” right now. Reason being, the planet of electricity, chaos and sudden reversals, Uranus, is in Taurus, and has been for some time.

Indeed, the Full Moon this month actually triggers Uranus, taking place almost right on top of it. Full Moons are always intense, but the Full Moon/Uranus energies this month mean this Full Moon will be super-charged. On the one hand, it makes October excellent for moving on from anyone or anything holding you back.

Liberation is the name of the game. On the other hand, we do need a slight caution; don’t cut what you can untie! Happily, the Full Moon will be in harmony with the nearby planet Saturn, so even if life feels a bit chaotic to start with, overall any changes now should ultimately lead to increased stability later. Think of dramas this month as “the upheaval you had to have”!

That’s the bigger picture. The Full Moon in Taurus means something a bit different everyone too though, depending on your chart. This is what it means for your star sign (but remember to read your Rising Sign if you know it and if you don’t know it but wish you did, see here)

The Full Moon in your 10th house of suggests you may well be feeling a tug of war between your home life and your career. More than likely you have spent the past few weeks thinking about your personal life, you home, family, and where you feel you belong. Now though, the skies are reminding you that all of us have to crawl out from the safety of our nests from time to time. If you know you’ve been neglecting your professional obligations because of what’s been going on at home, the skies suggest now is the time to redress the balance.

THE THINGS ON OUR MINDS…

Meanwhile we get the planet of the mind and communications in the deep and somewhat unfathomable sign of Scorpio this month (this is not a criticism, we all have Scorpio somewhere in our chart!) Wherever Mercury goes our thoughts follow.

So here is what it means for you…

There’s a trip into your past ahead. For some, it’ll be thanks to an actual trip which takes you back to somewhere you’ve been before, or seeing someone from your past, but for others it will be a mental (head) trip spurred on by running into and/or reconnecting with someone from your past. Look at the memories which are being stirred up now and see how past events are effecting your life today. If you need to get over something from the past, or reconcile yesterday and today, you will find it easier to do just that – as long as you give yourself the mental time out you need. Look at where you have just been and where you are going. Home and family will occupy your mind more than usual now too. If you’ve drifted further away from your family than you’ve meant to, now is the ideal time to get back in touch.

WHAT ABOUT LOVE?

As mentioned above, Venus is going backwards bringing second chances in love (and a risk of feeling slightly more detached than usual too.) In any case, here are the hottest love dates of the month ahead…

October 5 – Venus retrograde starts
October 10 – tune into the upcoming Venus/Mars connection – it could be sexy
October 24 – Venus/Saturn makes promises more likely to stick today – it’s a good day to finally agree something you have been going backwards and forwards about
October 31 – amazing turnarounds in love are possible around this time

And speaking of love… Are you looking for love? Wondering if you and your partner are meant to be? Questioning if your love is in the stars? Then good news; Rescu Academy and your astrologer Yasmin Boland have created a gorgeous quick compatibility guide – it’s free and it’s here! You might also like to watch this preview.

AS FOR THE REST?

There are no other major astrological aspects going on this month so I thought I would give you a bit of a heads up about what’s coming up next month. There are two MAJOR changes to the sky-scape and they are both worth thinking about in advance.

Amazing enough, too, they will both happen within about 48 hours of each other.

THE PLANET OF 5 CUPS OF CRAZY…

The Planet Of 5 Cups Of Crazy, Uranus, will be swinging out of Taurus and back into Aries, after a stay in Taurus which began back in mid-May. Let me tell you this; for the past 18 months I have been telling friends and family and estate agents that Uranus’ move into Taurus was going to stir up the financial markets. That has certainly been the case around the world with more general instability than usual. For example, where I am right now, in London, house prices are coming down to levels not seen for may years. This is no joke. Plus we have seen all the Bitcoin madness predicted, more #metoo action (with Bill Cosby becoming the first #metoo perp to be jailed…) If you want to know more about Uranus in Taurus, it’s all here for free.

But this initial Uranus in Taurus cycle was always only ever going to last 6 months. Next month as Uranus retrogrades, it will reverse back into Aries. Cue more disruption as some of the Taurus issues (hopefully!) settle down and some of the Aries arby-bargy starts up again.

So just be aware of this. Here is a rundown of where the madness has been and where it will soon subside

Aries – financially and re your up and down self-worth
Taurus – your whole life!
Gemini – spiritually
Moonchild – re your friendships
Leo – professionally
Virgo – when it comes to study, travel and the internet
Libra – re sex and money
Scorpio – your love life
Sagittarius – re your daily health and work routines
Capricorn – when it comes to romance, kids and creativity
Aquarius – at home and re family
Pisces – your mind has been s-c-a-t-t-e-r-e-d

Note though that we are not really meant to try and wish any of these cycles away. Working with the chaos will make life from March next year much easier to handle.

AND THEN THERE IS LUCKY JUPITER…

Also note that this is the last month that Jupiter will be in the sign of Scorpio for the next decade and a bit. As of next month, Jupiter will move into Sadge. I will tell you what that means for you then but here is a last reminder of where you have better luck than usual in your chart. If you want to achieve something special in the part of your life mentioned below, this is a good time to redouble your efforts! So you have had lucky Jupiter in your 4th house…

Just say Ommmm. OK, you haven’t necessarily turned into a meditating, yoga-doing person, but over the past 12 months, as Jupiter moved through your 4th House you’re far more likely than you have been in years to find that wonderful thing they call inner peace. Did you? If not, set up things in your life which you know are more likely to bring you calm – you have this energy for one more month. Jupiter here was also very good news for your family and home on just about every level you can think of. Be grateful for any good which has come your way privately.

AND FINALLY, YOU ALSO NEED TO KNOW THAT…

After a hectic few months, it’s time for you to calm down a little if you can. In fact, the message from the skies now is all about you finding a balance between your home and work life. If one or the other has been taking up all your time recently, do what you can to find some equilibrium.

A FINAL WORD…

Remember if you have love on your mind this month, Rescu Academy and your astrologer Yasmin Boland have created a gorgeous quick compatibility guide – it’s free and it’s here!

We are giving you a FREE gift of a lesson with Annie Gurton on the MADNESS OF LOVE.

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