With 4th of July just around the corner, we want to make sure your upcoming month is sorted when it comes to the stars and planets. Let’s start the summer by pointing out that the animal that represents Cancer, hence the zodiac sign of this month is the crab – and as crabs do, stay inside your shell until it’s safe to come out. We recommend waiting a few days and really celebrate and give it all towards the middle of the month. Temperatures are also expected to rise, and the heat will give you the ideal time to celebrate with a midsummer night party. After July 4th, we’re next looking forward to Venus moving into Virgo on July 9th, leaving room for all things romance and love to take off. Once we move into Leo on July 23rd, you’ll get a boost in creativity – just don’t let Mercury retrograde get in the way on July 26th.
But before we divulge any more predictions, keep scrolling to find out what July has in store for you, the surprises you might encounter, and more!
June 21st – July 22nd
Dear crabs, happy birthday! You’ve probably been celebrating since June 21st, aka the first day of summer and we want you to keep cool for a few days, at least until mid-July. Why, you ask? A couple things in the air – such as the moon and sun joining forces on July 12th which might cause some *heat*! The solar eclipse will be so powerful, you might come out of a it a whole different person, but before you do that, try to get a whole lot of workload off your plate, in preparation of Mercury retrograde coming in on July 26th causing some stir and making sure you’re aligned with your goals. There’s also an Aquarius lunar eclipse on the horizon, on July 27th, so use the first days of July to get into preparation mode!
July 23rd – August 22nd
We’re almost ready to celebrate you dear Leos, but before we head straight to popping that champagne you need to brace yourself for Mars retrograde towards the end of the month. Thinks can get sticky in your partnership zone, so make sure to be prepared. We recommend finding balance in all areas and communicating with your partner, whether in the romance department or business-wise. On the upside, Venus and Mercury will be there to send you some superpowers for some much-needed self care and love.
August 23rd – September 22nd
This month is all about relationships and love, fellow Virgos. Be prepared to get creative in those areas, and Venus will be right there to assist you starting from July 9th. If you’re nearing a vacation, we want you to stick to some healthy habits before indulging in all things pasta and wine. Forget any crazy health tricks, just get your heart rate going in whichever form of exercises that fits your schedule, and try to tone down on the carbs and sugar before you jet off. Come July 27th, Aquarius lunar eclipse will head into your sign and give you a clear idea of which habits to stick to, and which to get rid of.
September 23rd – October 22nd
It’s a busy couple weeks ahead for you Libra – between strengthening relationships, reaching out to your crush and perhaps a career change, you’ve got your hands full. Luckily for you, the solar eclipse on July 12th will open up doors and paths you wouldn’t usually dare to enter. Additionally, you’ll also be spending some much-needed me time in the form of a pampering day at your local spa or enjoying a fancy dinner by yourself. Mercury retrograde at the end of the month might try to stir things up – but don’t worry, Aquarius lunar eclipse will be right there to guide you.
October 23rd – November 21st
Intensity and passion are your nicknames, so be prepared for a few chaotic weeks ahead. Between a project gone wrong and some miscommunication at home, it’s be intense to say the least. But nothing you can’t deal with – the Cancer solar eclipse pushes you to give it all, and when Jupiter turns direct, it’s time to show everyone what you’ve been working towards. Use this month to also think outside the box and push yourself out of your usual comfort zone – you’ll be surprised what you’ll find out about yourself!
November 22nd – December 21st
Looking to expand your horizons and meet someone that isn’t necessarily your ‘type’? Then July is your month dear Sags! Take that exotic trip you’ve been longing for, and maybe meet someone on the way. Career and finance wise, July 12th on which the new moon lunar eclipse falls on, will get you that investment you’ve been working towards, and help you set some cash aside for rainy days. The sun in your expansion sector on July 22nd will also give you a push, this time in all things *you* – don’t be shy of shining in the spotlight and simply enjoy!
December 22nd – January 19th
Us Capricorns tend to be more on the realistic side, which makes us very ambitious but also quite skeptic and stand-offish towards changes and trusting people in general. But, that doesn’t mean we can’t change that – the Cancer solar eclipse on July 12th is bound to help us become more trusting and reaching out to old and new relationships, whether to create a new start or goal. In the romance department, things are looking *good* – whether in a relationship or single, we’re seeing some sparkles in the near horizon, so brace yourself!
January 20th – February 18th
Just before you plan your next holiday, brace yourself for the month to come dear Aquarius! It’s going to be the good kind of overly busy, time-consuming and stressful time, but with hard work comes hard play! If you’re feeling down or overworked, wait for the Cancer solar eclipse on July 12th to bring back some shine and strength into your sign, but on the downside, Mercury retrograde on the 26th is expecting you to juggle a few things too much which might require compromise somewhere down the line.
February 19th – March 20th
Things are looking up for you this month our dear fish! You’ll be busier than a bee, and you’ll have fun while doing so too, what more could you wish for? You’ve got an exciting project you’re eager to get your hands on which isn’t exactly your specialty, but there’s no better time for a new start, or simply getting creative! The Cancer solar eclipse on July 12th will make everything sweet as honey, just like for your other pals. Expect to look fresh and radiating with sunshine by the time you set off on your next long weekend escape, and don’t let Mercury retrograde get in the way – or perhaps just to feed you some vitamins and a workout for a reset!
March 21st – April 19th
Hard work pays off they say – and it couldn’t be truer for you dear Aries! Jupiter going direct on July 10th means you’ll be getting a new income source from all the jobs you’ve been doing on the side. Your relationship sector is in the midst of a change (hopefully!) in the good direction – we know you can be shy or like to avoid conflicts, but how about setting things straight by either finding some closure, or embarking on an adventure with a newfound flame? Whichever it is, go for it – and if you need a pal, the Aquarius lunar eclipse will send you one along the way!
April 20th – May 20th
It’s all romance and feelings for you this month dear Taurus! But before we dive into your relationships, let’s talk career and job! If you feel like you just hit a roadblock, that’s ok and you’re probably just going through a midsummer stagnant work mode. Don’t let that get you down – instead think about creative ideas to bring to the table, or take up a new fitness class you’ve been reading about. Venus comes into your romantic zone on July 9th, bringing with her all the charm you could possibly need for your next flirtatious adventures – and if you’re taken, enjoy the summer and don’t compare yourself to other couples!
May 21st – June 20th
We’ve got some good news and some bad ones for you Gemini, but just remember that whatever it is, there’s always a new month after July! After having partied hard in the last month, expect to be hit with a bit of a slowdown, especially when it comes to travelling. Not great timing we know, but with Mars, Neptune and Pluto retrograde, better double check all scheduled plans so you don’t get any nasty surprises. On the bright side, the new moon on July 12th is bringing some much-need cash to your bank account! I guess hard work pays off, and the moon is sure to give you that boost you needed to properly enjoy your summer!
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