Daily Horoscope: August 12, 2018

Mars retrograde reenters Capricorn this evening.

by Annabel Gat; illustrated by Robin Eisenberg
Aug 11 2018, 10:00pm

The Moon in down-to-earth Virgo connects harmoniously with Uranus at 4:04 AM, encouraging independence and bringing surprises our way. The Moon's connection with Saturn at 4:51 AM creates a more grounding energy and inspires us to act responsibly. Warrior planet Mars, which is currently retrograde, moves back into Capricorn at 10:13 PM, asking us to be accountable for our actions and resurfacing situations from this past spring.

All Times EST.


The Moon in Virgo encourages you to reflect on your budget and as retrograde Mars enters Capricorn this evening, it asks you to find a better way to organize yourself and your schedule.


The Moon is in your sign today, Virgo! Take care of yourself: Eat some great food, hang out with your pet, or call a friend for a heart-to-heart. Mars reenters Capricorn tonight, encouraging you to blow off some steam.


The Moon enters Virgo today and lights up a very private sector of your chart, encouraging you to get some rest and catch up on time alone. Mars reenters Capricorn this evening and asks you to reflect on your boundaries.


The Moon in Virgo encourages you to connect with friends today. One of your planetary rulers, Mars, reenters Capricorn this evening, encouraging you to reflect on communication and how effectively you express your anger, desire, and passion.


The Moon in Virgo illuminates the sector of your chart that rules your career and public life today. Tonight, action planet Mars reenters Capricorn, asking you to reconsider how you spend your time, money, and energy.


The Moon is in fellow earth sign Virgo, finding you in the mood to travel and learn new things. Some anger may flare up for you this evening as warrior planet Mars reenters your sign—find an effective way to express yourself.


The Moon in Virgo finds you in an intense mood today, Aquarius—focus on letting go instead of nurturing old grudges. You might have a hard time getting to sleep tonight as Mars reenters Capricorn—do some journaling to get rid of your excess energy.


The Moon is in Virgo today, lighting up the relationship sector of your chart and encouraging you to connect with your partners. Mars reenters Capricorn this evening, bringing up issues from this past spring concerning your friendships.


The Moon in Virgo encourages you to get organized today but, Mercury is retrograde, so don’t put too much pressure on yourself since everything is up in the air. Mars reenters Capricorn this evening, finding your reconsidering your career goals.


The Moon is in fellow earth sign Virgo today, illuminating the romance and creativity sector of your chart. This evening, Mars reenters Capricorn, encouraging you to look at the big picture—especially when it comes to arguments that came up this past spring.


The Moon in Virgo illuminates the home and family sector of your chart today. This evening, Mars reenters Capricorn, stirring up intense emotions for you, Gemini. Find ways to stay grounded—and let go of the past.


The Moon is in Virgo today, encouraging communication, but Mercury is retrograde, so expect to have these conversations again. Drama is kicked up in your relationships as Mars retrograde reenters Capricorn, your opposite sign.

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