Libra Monthly Horoscopes

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Yasmin Boland

Astrology Expert

LIBRA

You are very lucky Libra. Normally each sign gets one New Moon a year in their Wishing Zone. This year, not only are you the only sign to get two of these, but moreover, one of these two is an eclipse! Having this energy in your Wishing Zone means (1) your wishes are more likely to come true now, so keep wishing! (2) It also heralds a super sociable time for you when you can start to make some wonderful and important new friends. Remember that the secret to making your dreams come true is to visualise them happening. Feel them as real.

BEFORE WE GO ANY FUTHER, SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL THE SIGNS

Taking a look at the heavens for the month of July, you may be relieved to hear there are no major events going on. In other words, we should be in for something resembling a not-too-arduous time.

However there are two things to note:

Firstly, the New Moon this month will take place in the sign of Leo. It will be the first of TWO New Moons in the sign of Leo. This is important to all the signs, not just Leos (though it’s arguably extra important to Leos and Aquarians or people with one of those two signs rising – if you don’t know your Rising Sign aka your Ascendant you can find out for free here – you will get more accurate readings if you read the info for that sign!) I will explain more about why this double Leo New Moon is important to everyone below. But for now, just bear it in mind!

Secondly, while July looks relatively cruisey and breeze-y for more most of the signs overall, we are in fact just one month away from the next eclipse season! That means that the energies are in fact hotting up on an as-yet-unseen level. Moreover it suggests that if you’re craving a peaceful and clam life, then you really need to relish any chances you get for that in July because August could be a tad more intense!

Here are the July Full Moon times around the world

Full Moon at 18 Capricorn
SYDNEY: July 9, 2.06pm
NEW YORK: July 9, 12.06am
LONDON: July 9, 5.06am

The Full Moon is the time when your emotions come up to the surface for you to deal with them. If you work with them, you can clear yourself out energetically. The easiest way to do this is to make peace with the past, once a month at least.

AND THEN WE GET THE FIRST OF THE LEO DOUBLE NEW MOONS

First of all – what’s bound to be an FAQ
Q: Will this double Leo New Moon a Blue Moon?
A: No. There are in fact various definitions of a Blue Moon but two consecutive New Moons in the same sign isn’t one of them.
Also note please that this double Leo New Moon doesn’t take place this month. We get the first of the two of them in July but have to wait until August for the second one.

First note the New Moon times for July:

New Moon at 1 Leo
SYDNEY: July 23, 7.45pm
NEW YORK: July 23, 5.45am
LONDON: July 23, 10.45am

SO WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

Good question!
Note that every New Moon brings a restart of some kind in your life. So depending on your sign, this New Moon will bring a restart in one area of your life/horoscope or another.
Below is the info for YOU about where the New Moon in Leo will affect you this month – as you read it, bear in mind, this part of your life is a HOTSPOT since next month will bring a second New Moon in this exact same part of your life and moreover it will be an ECLIPSE!

In other words, the Universe is repeating itself. It’s sending you a very strong message about where in your life you need a do-over or a restart. So read about where the Leo New Moons are prodding you again (above) and think about that part of your life.

The New Moon is taking place this month in your 11th House which is the part of your chart which relates to your friends and the things you’re wishing for. In a nutshell, having the New Moon here is very auspicious for two reasons. For one, it means you’re in a cycle over the coming four weeks when you can meet new people and sometimes, that’s the exact tonic we need. Be open to having new friends in your life. For another, though, it’s a hugely important time for manifesting.

If you want to live consciously and make the most of this relatively rare double New Moon, take a moment now to make a list of 3 things you can do to start all over again in that part of your life mentioned above.

So that’s the lunar action of the month. You could argue it’s the most important thing happening this month, especially as the Leo New Moon in July is tied so tightly to the New Moon ECLIPSE next month – forewarned is forearmed!

WHAT ELSE IS NEWS THIS MONTH?

Firstly…

You may be a peace-loving, harmony-seeking Libran, but there’ll always be ups and downs. July could bring a few roller coaster moments, so buckle up! Both at work and in your love life, there are potential fireworks as angry Mars triggers your Career and Love Zones. The answer? Be even nicer than ever. Really. Even if it’s through gritted teeth.

YOU ALSO NEED TO KNOW THAT…

There is a powerful Mars/Pluto clash in the first week of July. This is a massive red flag to us all to breathe deep during the first week of the new month. Mars is angry and Pluto is furious, so when they clash like this (as they do only about once every two years) it can be incendiary.

But also note that this is only the case if you are having a tough time with someone or something. Actually it can also be a positive ‘clash’ if, for example, you’re working with your beloved to relight the fire in your relationship, for example.

Overall the Mars/Pluto clash will most strongly affect: Aries, Scorpios, Cancerians and Capricorns. If you’re one of those signs, do extra meditations on July 1 – 3. If you live or work with one of those signs, ditto!

AND THEN THERE IS LOVE…

The good news is that Venus, the planet of love and relating, is changing signs
Venus will move into the sign of Gemini on July 5.

This is:
• Good news for Geminis and Sagittarians because Venus will be in your sign and your Love Zone respectively (read on for more).
• Also good news for people with Gemini or Sadge Rising, for the same reason as mentioned above but you will feel it even more strongly – if you don’t know your Rising Sign aka your Ascendant you can find out for free here
• It’s actually also good news for everyone because Venus is the planet of relating and Gemini is the sign of CHAT and COMMUNICATION so when he have the planet of relating in the sign of communication, we all get better access to good communications, both personally and professionally. All relationships can go a little better under this cycle which last from July 5 through to next month

But of course Venus in Gemini means something slightly different to everyone – here is what Venus in Gemini means for YOUR sign…

Venus is currently moving through your ninth house of study, travel and adventure. If you’re about to head off into the wild blue yonder on an adventure, you really do have the stars on your side. Expect excitement, fun and plenty of excellent memories to come home with. If you’re going with a lover, it could be an extremely romantic getaway which teaches you both about each other. If you’re off somewhere as a single and you’re open to meeting someone, that could be exactly what happens.

If you’re not going anywhere during this cycle, all is far from lost. Singles could find themselves drawn to someone from out of town now, while couples have a chance to step back from their relationship for a moment, to see the Big Picture of where you’re going and what you’re doing. Be grateful for what you have.

The part of your chart being stimulated by Venus is also the part of your chart which broadens your mind. Love, romance, adventure, study and self-improvement will all do that for you, now and over the next four weeks. Foreigners and people recently returned from out of town or overseas should also hold extra interest.

And while we are at it, here are the Hot or Not So Hot Venus months for July
• July 4 – Hot
• July 5 – Hot
• July 17 – Not So Hot (potentially confusing)
• July 18 – Hot
• July 24 – Not So Hot (think; cold shower)
• July 30 – a bit of both – could be tricky but things get sorted out

Tip: if you’re in love, make a date on the night of the Hot Venus Nights and if you’re single, go out flirting. On the Not So Hot nights, if you find yourself at odds with someone you care about or having wrangles about cash, breathe and do your best to sort things out with LOVE (Venus is all about love).

AND YOUR FOCUS FOR MOST OF THE MONTH?

The Sun is the great ‘focuser’ of the zodiac so wherever it goes, your attention follows. This month, the Sun will be in Cancer for most of the month (hence why Cancerians are having their birthdays for the first 3 weeks of July).

This is what that means for you:

The Sun this week moves into your 10th house – that’s the part of your chart connected to your career and reputation. You can expect to start feeling a whole lot more ambitious – at the very least, you need to use the coming four weeks to think about the direction your career and/or life is headed in and if you’re happy with that. If not, then the next New Moon brings your chance for change. If you know you’re being asked to do more than you can manage at the moment, don’t be afraid to speak up. You’ll be glad you did later. Assuming you are not feeling overwhelmed, this could be the time when you get some kind of recognition or award for your hard work – lap it up!

And finally, take a moment to think about what you want to achieve in the second half of 2017, which is now upon us.

Saturn, the planet of lessons and harsh realities, will spend the second six months of 2017 wrapping up a stay in the sign of Sagittarius, which started back in 2014. Saturn is the great teacher of the zodiac; not always easy to like but always with a lot to teach us. By the way, it’s not just Sagittarians that are affected by Saturn at the moment, since we all have Sagittarius somewhere in our chart (that’s just how astrology works).

On the upside, we have the planet of plenty, aka lucky Jupiter, in the sign of Libra until October. For all of us, that’s good news because Jupiter brings a lightness of being and Libra is the sign of partnership. So hopefully all your relationships – personal and professional – are feeling a bit lighter right now. Again, though, it’s not just Librans who get the good Jupiter juju. Read on to find out if you’re one of the signs also being extra blessed by the planet of good news.

And here is what all that means for YOU!

Your love life may have been rather a roller coaster ride over the past few years and that’s not going to stop just yet. However hopefully you will be enjoying the ride more and more. As we move into the second half of 2017, you are still in your ‘lucky year’. You have the planet of All Good Things, aka Jupiter, in your sign for four of the next six months, so make the most of it. How? By dreaming big dreams, travelling, studying, falling in love, or leaving a bad relationship, freeing yourself up if you feel hemmed in, doing whatever it’s going to take to make you feel like the glass of your life is half-full! It can’t be overstated how important it is that you make life an adventure at this time. If you don’t love your life, do something about it! And if you don’t know what to do, ask someone who does. Train your brain to look on the bright side too. For example, keep a gratitude journal.

Have a great month!

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