Welcome to July
The month ahead offers us all a HUGE turning point. July is a month to lean into your heart, be brave, and make choices.
Get ready to contemplate your personal purpose and direction and what your most valued relationships look like. It’s time to ask yourself, what and who you really want to be in business with? But whilst you do so, you’ll need a healthy dose of patience. The energies are a mix of yearning to move towards new endeavours but feeling restricted as you’re forced to pause and tidy up loose ends or tend to the details.
Things get off to an explosive and somewhat confusing start with partnerships and finances taking unexpected twists and turns. Changes that occur around the Capricorn Full Moon on the 3rd can feel erratic and arouse a sense of instability. Whilst shakeup is uncomfortable, it’s important to trust that new pathways always unfold as a result. Eventually more positive relations and new opportunities to build wealth will avail themselves.
Mid-month on the same day as the New Moon in Cancer on July 18, the Nodal Axis changes signs. This occurs every 18 months and reveals new points of growth and transformation on an individual and societal level. Currently the Nodes are on the financial axis (Taurus/Scorpio) and we’ve experienced enormous economic shifts but simultaneously there’s been a surge in individuals valuing themselves and branching out into new endeavours. Plus society has turned its attention to more seriously looking after the planet, animals and resources than it has in over 200 years. When the Nodes change signs they enter the “Me versus We” axis (Aries/Libra). The north node in Aries is all about believing in oneself, having the courage to follow your dreams, to start new ventures and discover new ways of being. The south node in Libra will offer an opportunity to let go of old ways of relating to others that no longer serve us. For clues as to how you’ll grow over the coming 18 months, think back to what was going on for you personally and professionally during 2005 and first half of 2006.
A few days after the Nodes change signs, Venus commences her lengthy retrograde in Leo from 23 July to 4 September. For 6 weeks the Venusian topics of relationships, self-worth and finances will be up for review. Given she’s in the sign of Leo, this will arouse the passion in individuals to courageously follow their hearts and chase their dreams. Leo is all about leadership – believing in your ability to create something amazing. So, what are you ready to bravely create at this point in your life? Don’t you deserve more joy and wonder in your everyday life both at work and at home?
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Welcome to July 2023 Aries.
Up until July 23 the spotlight is on your homelife, family and doing what you need to take time out to nourish yourself. It’s a good idea to honour that because from the 23rd when the Sun ingresses into Leo it’s time to get out into the world, get creative and have more fun!!!
On July 10, your ruling planet Mars activates your health and wellbeing sector bringing a boost of energy and focus to your daily routine.
Mid-month, the North Node ingresses into Aries and South Node into Libra. For the next 18 months, you will have the opportunity to align with your Career/Business Purpose and Direction. For those of you who have been contemplating changing careers or business direction, new opportunities will open up that are a better fit with your values and long-term vision of what you want to create. Equally, you’ll no longer tolerate working with others whose values are misaligned with your own. Where once you may have tolerated differences in order to climb a ladder or earn a big salary, your priorities are changing and it’s more important to do work that is meaningful and impactful. Inauthenticity won’t cut it any more.
By the end of the month your desire to move forward in a new direction is strong. However, when Mars opposes Saturn on July 21 – there’s likely a number of hoops you have to jump through to achieve your desires. Patience will be a virtue. This is further intensified from July 23 through to Sept 4 with Venus retrograde which can bring old friendships and professional relationships out of the woodwork. You can be proactive with this and reach out to colleagues (current and past) and clients – new ideas and ventures await by the end of the retrograde.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 illuminates your professional reputation and career sector. On the one hand this can be the culmination of years of hard work finally bearing the fruits of all of your efforts. But on the other, emotions can rise up as you experience tension trying to balance your home life with your career. This is a powerful time to release any negative emotions or trauma related to roles or professional experiences where you weren’t fully valued or things just didn’t work out. Consider it an opportunity to clear the decks!
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18 is your annual opportunity to set home and family goals for the coming 12 months.
Welcome to July 2023 Taureans.
The month gets off to an unexpected start with your ruling planet Venus making a tense connection with Uranus. Don’t be surprised if a new professional or personal opportunity presents itself from out of the blue which throws your home life off kilter. Or vice versa. Regardless of what happens, adjustments will need to be made which may be a little uncomfortable at first but lead to long-term growth.
July is a great month for marketing you and your business. The Sun is lighting up your communication sector supporting you to be seen and heard. Use this to share your offer and the impact you make both on social media and through networking with professional peers.
Mid-month the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the last 18 months the North Node of Destiny has been supporting you to clarify your brand, believe in your abilities and boost confidence to go out into the world and shine. On July 18, the North Node ingresses into your personal retreat sector until Jan 2025. This offers an opportunity to explore the depths of your subconscious and spiritually expand. As a byproduct it’s a time for profound intuitive growth and potentially even psychic experiences. To make the most of this, plan some solo getaways to give yourself time to deeply connect with the essence of you.
Soon after the Nodes change sign, you may notice a strong desire to get out into the world and have fun being creative and entrepreneurial but feel thwarted by groups, societal or governmental controls. Know that this is a moment in time, don’t lose sight of your goals and dreams.
From the 23rd July, Venus, your ruling planet commences her retrograde journey until September 4. This is very much about helping you discover how to confidently and boldly put yourself out into the world. Events that unfold during this time will have you going back over old ground. Whilst you’re ready and keen to launch forward, you first need to tidy up some loose ends. This will require much of your innate patience. Don’t try and force things to go any faster than they can.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 is likely to bring up emotions related to “the truth”. This lunation can support you to be recognised as a thought leader and mentor. There just may be some tension which arises as a result of new information coming your way which challenges your belief systems. It’s also a time when you’re keen to head overseas on an adventure or focus on your studies.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is the ideal opportunity to set goals and intentions related to marketing, communication and upgrading your technology. And if you’re looking to acquire a new vehicle, go for it!
Welcome to July Geminis!
The month gets off to an unexpected start with your spidey senses “wide-open”. Don’t be surprised if your intuition and knowingness moves to the next level. The Uranus – Venus square on July 3 is activating your communication sector. When you make time to practise mindfulness activities during your working week, you’ll amp up your capacity to lead, make decisions and be productive by following your heart versus your head! But you’ll HAVE to make time to get out of your head using breathwork and/or meditation practices to fully harness this. The rewards will be WELL worth it.
Throughout July your financial sector is getting a boost with the Sun illuminating ideas and activity to support financial growth. This is a good time to review your pricing, your salary and your asset value.
Mid-month the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the last 18 months the North Node of Destiny has been supporting you to explore the depths of your subconscious and spiritually expand. On July 18, the North Node ingresses into your community and organisational sector where it will remain until Jan 2025. This will offer an opportunity to expand your professional networks, deliver your work into a broader market and join some new communities of value-aligned individuals. Equally, you’ll be reviewing your offer and what exactly you want to put out into the world.
Note that on July 21 Mars is making a challenging opposition to Saturn which activates work/life storylines. This is a push/pull vibe with you excited to move forward but simultaneously hindered by circumstances or people trying to control you.
Two days later on July 23, Venus commences her 6 week retrograde journey through your communication sector. This is a powerful period for editing, writing and reviewing your marketing strategy.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 is likely to bring up emotions related to finances – whether your investments or your partner’s. With Saturn providing support to this lunation, it’s a good time to review your investment portfolio and make changes to that long-term plan. It can also be a rewarding time as investments divest and offer new wealth.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set personal financial goals and review business revenue targets.
Happy Birthday to you this month and belated wishes to those of you born in late June!
Up until the 23rd, the Sun is shining down on you offering you inspiration to set personal and professional goals for the year ahead. This can deliver boosted health and confidence as you stand strong in the knowingness of how amazing you are. Because you ARE! x
The start of the month delivers unexpected shifts and changes which will impact groups you belong to and/or the organisation/s you are associated with. As a result, a shift in your financial circumstances is possible. Just remember, any change that happens is an opportunity to grow, even if it feels really uncomfortable and scary in the first instance. You can use this to tap into your values and prioritise what matters most. What do you really want to make happen in the world?
Mid-month the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the last 18 months the North Node of Destiny has been delivering you the opportunity to broaden your social and professional network. Whether you started work with a new company or joined a new association you’ve been able to bring your skills and talents to new areas.
On July 18, the North Node ingresses into your career sector where it will remain until Jan 2025. The next year and a half you’ll be supported when you back yourself and your abilities in the professional arena. Say yes to new opportunities and if an idea hits, take action on it. It’s your time to be recognised for the work you do in the world.
However, before you make serious progress, there’s some revising and reviewing required first. On July 23 Venus commences her 6 week retrograde in your financial sector. This is the best time to review your incomings and outgoings, establish and commit to budgets and review your earning potential. It’s also a great time to reflect on your values and prioritise what matters most. Relationships will also be up for review, who do you want to work alongside? Are there changes that you know you need to make? All will become clear by the end of September.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 can bring up emotions related to relationships and key business partnerships. This is a time to figure out what’s most meaningful to you in all your primary relationships. Any issues brought to light under this lunation have the capacity to be resolved by implementing sustainable changes.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set personal goals for the year ahead. This includes your brand, where you direct your energies and your health!
Welcome to July 2023 Leos.
Hold onto your regal manes fellow lionesses/lions. The month ahead will deliver a mix of change, new directions and tidying up loose ends.
The start of the month delivers unexpected shifts which will transform your career and the public work that you do in the world. As a result, you’ll be making adjustments to your professional brand and turning the lens inwards to explore who you really are and what you really want these days.
Up until the 23rd, the Sun, your ruling luminary, is inviting you to take time out to retreat and build your inner strength. It’s worthwhile listening to this calling because you’ll be needing your energy reserves as you head into some challenging territory over the coming few months.
Mid-month the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the last 18 months the North Node of Destiny has been lining up opportunities to advance your career in a more meaningful and purpose driven direction. Then on July 18, the North Node ingresses into your international travel, higher learning and personal beliefs sector where it will remain until Jan 2025. The next year and a half you’ll be supported to expand your horizons and inspire others to become the best version of themselves!
However, before you fly up, up and away into new adventures, there’s some serious sorting out of issues from the past required. Between June 5 and October 9 Venus is retrograde in your sign. This means your life and relationships can be tipped upside down for a while.
During this period you’ll be “reviewing” who you are, what really inspires you, who you want to be in a relationship with and looking at any money issues in the eye. In doing so, you may need to return to an old relationship and complete the story to allow yourself to move forward. But, don’t expect it to be easy. There’s likely to be plenty of surprises and unexpected twists and turns along the way with Uranus in the mix. So go gently with yourself and others. And do what you can to tame that fiery passion inside of you to avoid others’ triggering old wounds.
The good news is, by the end of Venus’ journey through Leo on Oct 9, you’ll be re-energised, clear on your direction and your attraction power will be better than ever!
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights any health and wellbeing issues. Is your daily routine serving you? Are you getting enough vitamins and minerals? Are your work boundaries clear? Are you moving your body enough? If you’re giving too much of yourself and not meeting your own needs you’ll feel an emotional tug to rectify the situation.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set mindfulness goals for the year ahead. Listen to that inner voice that’s calling you to retreat a little more and connect with your powerful intuitive knowing. The more you nourish this, the more you can step into your full potential.
Welcome to July 2023 Virgos.
The start of the month gets off to an unexpected start with events which can dramatically change your world view. Whether through international travel, a new course of study or joining a new spiritual group, your perceptions and understandings of the way the world works are altering. And you are garnering new perceptions of your role in the world too. Potentially destabilising at first but incredibly expansive longer term.
Your emotions are likely to be close to the surface up until the 11th with your ruling planet Mercury in Cancer. But once Mercury enters Leo, your ability to inspire others with your words – both written and orally knows no bounds!
Mid-month the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the last 18 months the North Node of Destiny has been lining up opportunities to advance your career through study and/or international travel. Then on July 18, the North Node ingresses into your shared wealth sector where it will remain until Jan 2025. The next year and a half you have the opportunity to focus on investing in new ways to reap long term financial benefits. Alternatively it can be experienced as an increase to your partner’s income or the receivership of an inheritance. Either way, opportunities for financial gain can be presented to you. On a personal note, this is a powerful time to work with a coach, psychologist and/or healer to enable you to connect with and release any self-sabotaging subconscious thought programs. By working with them directly, you can open yourself up to new ways of thinking and bring through a greater sense of wellbeing, joy and abundance over the longer-term.
Towards the end of the month tensions may flare between you and your partner or with a significant work relationship. Whilst you’re ready to move forward in a new direction, it can feel like others are unnecessarily putting the brakes on you which may be very frustrating.
Then on July 23 Venus retrogrades through your 12th house which is an opportunity to slow-down and reflect on what matters most to you. Take some time out to meditate, get into nature and connect with your inner-knowing. Use journaling to bring through inspired ideas.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights your fun, romance and enjoyment sector. Have you been getting into life and treating it like an adventure? If not, now’s the time to recalibrate!
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set personal and professional goals around the kind of organisations and groups you want to be associated with over the coming year.
Welcome to July 2023 Librans!
The start of the month may deliver an unexpected surprise related to the organisation you work with or a group you’re associated with. You could receive news of financial change or people choosing to leave that you didn’t see coming.
The good news is up until July 23, the Sun is lighting up your Career sector. It is your time in the Sun which can deliver opportunities to do your best work and be recognised for your unique and invaluable contribution.
Then between July 23 and Sept 4, you have a wonderful opportunity to reflect on all that you have been working on since the start of the year. The reason being Venus, your ruling planet, is embarking on her retrograde journey in Leo which governs the kinds of groups and organisations you’re associated with. This creates a profound period for reviewing what’s working, what’s not and what you can now see you’re ready to create in that setting moving forward.
Venus in Leo seeks to authentically express its creativity. And if you have been struggling to bring all of you to the place you work or the association that you are a part of, you’ll seriously question if it’s time for a change. On the other hand, if you’re on the right track and the organisation provides a platform to do your best work, you’ll be considering what changes you need to make so that your productivity does not impact your health and wellbeing.
Mid-month the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. This change will have you focussed on you, and your needs in relationships personally and professionally. Over the next 18 months, you’ll discover new ways to assert yourself and step into your full potential. Innately you’re an incredible listener as you seek to establish balance and harmony. Equality and fairness are in your DNA, but now is the time to focus on how you can make a difference and how you can shine in your own right.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights your homelife, property and family. If you don’t have the right balance between home and work, this lunation invites you to make any changes to restore an equilibrium.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set career and business goals for the year ahead.
Welcome to July 2023 Scorpios.
The start of the month gets off to an unexpected start with events which can dramatically shift your perceptions of key relationships at work and personally. This could ultimately inspire a new work partnership that is more aligned with your creative side.
Simultaneously the sun is highlighting opportunities for you to expand your knowledge whether through extra study or an offshore adventure. Your world-view is changing and you’re ready to spread your wings and head off in new directions.
On July 23, Venus commences her 6 week retrograde in Leo. This is your time to reflect on the kind of work that truly lights your fire. What inspires you? What brings you joy? Up until September 4, give yourself permission to take time out and sit with these questions. Should you take up the quest, you’ll find answers bubble up to the surface more easily than they ever have before!
On July 18, the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the next 18 months the North Node of Destiny gives you opportunities to develop healthier habits and streamline your daily routine to eventually create more ease and enjoyment in life. If you’ve suffered from health issues in recent years, this can be a period when new solutions arise that you haven’t heard of or tried before. So, have courage and try new things. From a work perspective, this helps you assert yourself in the workplace. To believe in your abilities and to fully appreciate the value that you bring when helping others.
NB: at the end of the month your ruling planet Mars moves into opposition with Saturn which can have you feeling restricted by people, organisations or governmental systems trying to control you. You’re ready to move forward but it will feel like there’s a barrier in the way. Recognise this is coming and take the higher road. Things will eventually free up for you, but during this time expel energy through healthy movement such as exercise, dancing and sport!!
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights your communication sector. The desire to learn, acquire information and teach will be strong. Don’t be surprised if your beliefs are strongly tested at this time. What you thought to be true may be challenged.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set professional development, mentoring and international travel goals!
Welcome to July 2023 Sagittarians.
The start of the month gets off to an unexpected start with events which can dramatically shift your perceptions of your ideal daily routine. Your health and wellness sector is being activated with unpredictable Uranus. If this is an area you have been neglecting, then it’s possible you’ll be inspired to change your ways. And with Jupiter, your ruling planet supporting this area of your life, there’s huge potential for growth and doing things differently to tend to your overall well being.
Alternatively, July may deliver news that has you embrace humanitarian pursuits in ways you haven’t before. Your “service” orientation is being triggered for the rest of the year. Your job is to discover how you want to use it.
Financial matters and shared assets will be under the spotlight up until July 23 – it’s a great period to reconnect with your investments and ensure they are working for you. And if you don’t have any investments yet, this is the time to explore options to get started. The Barefoot Investor says it’s never too late!
On July 18, the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the next 18 months the North Node of Destiny invites you to reconnect with your “inner child”. That part of you that gets lost in activities that bring you so much joy…. Just because they do!!! Your creative sector is yearning to be woken up so say YES to things that are FUN!
On July 23, Venus commences her 6 week retrograde in Leo at the same time the Sun enters Leo. This will offer you time to reflect on what you believe in, consider new paths of study and perhaps even plan an international holiday. Retrogrades always bring time for reflection and contemplation. From a business context, this is a great period to reconnect with old colleagues, business contacts and mentors. Anyone that you have felt inspired by and walked away full of new ideas. Reach out to them over the coming couple of months. You just don’t know where those conversations can lead!
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights your finances and personal resources. Emotions will be triggered as you seek to get the balance right between what you earn and what you invest. Changes may be required to your joint asset pool and investments.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set long-term investment goals.
Welcome to July 2023 Capricorns.
July finds you kicking into review mode with your ruling planet Saturn travelling retrograde through to November 4. It’s an annual phase for you to do some powerful introspective work. From a business perspective, use it to reflect on what’s working, what’s not and what you now realise you want to create. Areas you’d do well to focus on include – how to work with AI, your marketing strategy in a rapidly changing business world and upgrading your communication skills – verbal and written.
The month gets off to an unexpected start with events which can have you realise there’s more to life than work. In particular, the universe wants you to have more fun and if you won’t get off the work-treadmill, something or perhaps someone alluring may entice you to do so! However things unfold, you’re likely to be anxious about finances and struggle to relax and enjoy yourself. But actually letting go of control is the perfect remedy for you!
July is actually a great month for connecting with business partners and doing win-win deals. So, be sure to book in those catch ups. There’s an opportunity waiting for you.
On July 18, the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the next 18 months the North Node of Destiny has you focusing on your home and family. If you’ve spent most of your working life prioritising work, this is your chance to appreciate the love that exists at home with family and close family friends. Time out will be very healing and cathartic if you can give yourself the space.
On July 23, Venus commences her 6 week retrograde in Leo which brings up tension in and around investments and shared assets. Likely you’ll be going over old ground reviewing your assets and making plans to change the structure of them. It’s also a powerful time to work with a counsellor, psychologist or coach if you become aware of behavioural patterns that you know have limited you from living your best life either at work or home or both.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 puts YOU in full view. It’s your time in the light!!! However if you have been too focussed on you and your needs and neglecting your most important relationships, this lunation will be an emotional one and invite you to right the balance.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set relationship and partnership goals. From a business context this is the ideal time to plan your business development and relationship management targets.
Welcome to July 2023 Aquarians.
Hold onto your rebellious, freedom loving hats!!! The month gets off to an eventful start with your ruling planet Uranus in a tense aspect with Venus – the business goddess of money, relationships and deal-doing. This could well bring up unexpected events to do with a relationship at home or associated with property in some way shape or form. Your job is to remember to stay conscious and do what it takes to ground yourself so that you can rise above the issue and lean into your heart for answers.
Much of July spotlights your health and daily routine with the sun illuminating these areas of life. Depending on your birth chart, this can be a period of strengthened vitality and enjoying good health.
On July 18, the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the next 18 months the North Node of Destiny supports you to learn, communicate, teach and write. This is a period for expanding your networks through social media and marketing yourself. Technology is also going to be an increased area of interest for you.
On July 23, Venus commences her 6 week retrograde in Leo which puts the spotlight on reviewing your primary relationships both at home and/or professionally. This is a chance to iron out issues by communicating honestly and checking in to see if your values are aligned. It’s also a highly creative time and by the end of the retrograde, you have the chance to build trust and strengthen bonds.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights the need for you to retreat from the world for a while. Whether to recover from recent emotional events, a period of intense work or a health scare, do what you need to recalibrate your energy levels and restore balance.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set health and wellbeing goals that you can stick to over the coming year.
Welcome to July 2023 Pisceans.
What a year it’s been for you so far – opportunities for you to lead in new ways with plenty of ideas coming through for you to grow professionally. All you need to do is take inspired action to bring the ideas into reality.
The month gets off to an eventful start. You sense an urge to bring more sparkle and fun back into your most valued relationships. But in order for this to happen, new lines of communication need to open up. This goes for both work and romantic partnerships. Now is not a time to hold back. It’s time to be courageous and share what’s most important to you. It’s also a time to listen to others.
July is a highly creative period with the sun illuminating your need to express your unique talents. No matter your passion, whether it’s music, the arts, sport, travel or something else – this month you need to reignite your passion for having fun. Otherwise life and work are way too serious!!!
On July 18, the Nodal Axis shifts from Taurus/Scorpio to Aries/Libra. Over the next 18 months the North Node of Destiny supports you to value yourself and your worth in brand new ways. You will wake up and realise that you are worthy of receiving because you are unique and you are a gifted creative!!! During this period you’ll allow yourself to take the focus off others, and turn the lens towards your own needs.
On July 23, Venus commences her 6 week retrograde in Leo which rules your health and wellbeing sector. Over the coming weeks you’ll have the chance to review your daily routine and structures and identify what’s working and what’s not. And if you’re spending too much time on work and not on your health, you’ll be ready to finally make some much needed changes. Whatever you do during this timeframe will set up some solid foundations for the next 8 years. And for tips on what’s likely to show up, think back to what was happening in your life back in 2015.
The Full Moon in Capricorn on July 3 spotlights groups, associations and organisations you belong to. Have you got the balance right between honouring your creative side and your need to enjoy yourself versus being part of a corporation or group? If you are spending more time doing one thing over the other, this lunation will trigger emotions that have you make adjustments to rectify the situation.
The New Moon in Cancer on July 18th is your annual opportunity to set creative and adventurous goals.