What amazing things do the cards have in store for you this month? Angie Banicki, Hollywood's top tarot reader and self proclaimed "explorer of the soul" shares her zodiac insights with us. With illustrations by Domenico Liberti, Angie's blend of tarot, astrology and perfectly-paired songs will help give you all the wisdom (and playlists) you need to make this August great.
ARIES (Mar 21 - Apr 19)
Influenced by the 4 of Wands
Aries! Lucky you! This month is about having fun! Say yes to events. Go to a festival! A party weekend? Maybe burning man!? Get out and enjoy yourself because this month, opportunities are coming that support your soul's purpose. You're being primed for big stuff, remember that when you feel frustration in love. The cards show me lovers, but they also show that love cannot move forward this month. Something is unfair. Perhaps you've met someone you want to get into relationship with but they don't want commitment. Or perhaps you feel so ready for love, it's seeping out of you, soaking your clothes like sweat on these hot days, but it's not the time for you now. Let yourself enjoy just loving life, loving fun, loving who you are as you see yourself expanding your soul!
TAURUS (Apr 20 - May 20)
Influenced by the Reversed 3 of Pentacles
Taurus, you are ready to advance your career. You're feeling like you've put in the work and time and deserve to be recognized for it. Your ego is screaming show me the money! You want that job offer, that funding, that career recognition. You've been a team player and now you're ready for some due respect. However, August is teaching you to quiet the ego. Keep looking at what else you can do to keep yourself in balance. Find time for you. Go hike before that next team meeting or maybe give yourself a new challenge with a juice cleanse. You are right you that deserve more, but it's time to prep yourself for how you can be your best for when it comes in the future!
GEMINI (May 21- June 20)
Influenced by the Knight of Swords
Music: Gangster - PJ
Gemini, you are killing it! This summer has been good to you. People have been acknowledging you and your hard work finally. Don't overdo it though! Try to enjoy being on top without feeling that you have to push for more or slack off. The cards show you're going get some news that you have to act quickly on, or perhaps a project may switch directions on you. Something is going to require that you to step into fixer-mode. It's not going to be easy, so you'll want to be prepared. Try being a true leader and letting others get recognized as alongside yourself. That will keep you in a good position to ask for help if you need it, and you'll definitely want everyone on your side when things go sideways!
CANCER (June 21 - July 22)
Influenced by the Fool Reversed
Cancer, you may be starting this month feeling a little confused and sad. That's okay because this emotional turmoil is GOOD! It's all happening for you to see what needs to go in order for you to feel fulfilled. What needs to go may be an outdated attitude or a situation. However, now is not the time to do something risky that you'll regret later: instead sit and notice your feelings. You've always been a feeler, but this month is the time to feel with awareness. This is a karmic time my sweet Cancer! Your feminine energy is stepping up and taking power. Man or woman, you will succeed by getting in touch with your heart and soul. Those in authority will notice and be drawn to you. In a relationship, the universe will take care of you and lead you onto the right path as long as you are showing up with awareness.
LEO (July 23 - Aug 22)
Influenced by the 10 of Cups Reversed
Leo, this month is all about love for you! You are ready for bigger love. Now is the month to really focus on past relationship patterns and see who you want to be and what you want from a partner as you move forward. Ready for new love!? The wait is almost over! Look at the last relationship that didn't work for you, what could you have done better? In a relationship but feeling frustrated and uncertain or just questioning when it'll feel better again? Guess what - it's going to feel new again soon! You're almost ready for a revival. Have faith, it's so close to that resurgence. All you need to do is keep trying and working on how you might grow your heart to feel more, and also how might you fill up your partner's heart more. Do the work and you'll be rewarded next month! And if your partner cannot open up their heart, you'll soon know what you're supposed to do in order to let go.
VIRGO (Aug 23 - Sep 22)
Influenced by The Empress
Virgo, you are attracting everything you could possibly want and need this month. You are feeling bigger and glowing brighter than ever before. Opportunity is all around you! Let your star shine and be open to all kinds of offers. And if someone invites you on a boat, for a yacht trip, or to an island, SAY YES! Water is great for you and will reflect your shine even brighter. When there's this much excitement, it can be overwhelming. Just know that as you close out the month, anything that falls away or fades is all in your best interest. You are stepping into a whole new you!
LIBRA (Sept 23 - Oct 22)
Influenced by the JUDGEMENT
Oh Libra! So many options for you this month. Take the playful approach when you feel overwhelmed. You have options for some trips, take them! Or perhaps a dream work project comes to you, perhaps one where you get to travel to your favorite place. Take it! And again, if it all feels like it's all too much choose what feels good. Take a day to go to the ocean or a bookstore and let your mind wander. You'll come to the conclusion you need to. As a Libra you often want to please everyone else. Don't worry, they'll still love you even if you have to say no. I want you to fully enjoy this month; change is coming and this is just the beginning!
SCORPIO (Oct 23 - Nov 21)
Influenced by the Sun Reversed
Oh scorpio, you can get so deep and intense. Lighten up! This month you don't need to make it any heavier or hotter than it already is. Why do you have pain in your heart? You are exactly where you are supposed to be. Notice the uncertainties and questions you're feeling so you can weed out what isn't working. Decide what is worth bringing into the future with you and what needs to be released. This month you are going to truly see the return on investment and it's going to help you say NO to some things you have been teetering on. That seesaw is going to start popping off the extras in order for you to get balanced!
SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 - Dec 19)
Influenced by the THE CHARIOT
Take a trip this month Sag! You may not get a dream vacation, but let yourself go for a long weekend. You deserve it. You're starting to see the world with a bird's-eye view. You're getting the bigger picture, and sometimes when you can see it all, you may feel bound by the chains of life. We can get wrapped up in our own dramas amidst the bigger traumas of the world. If you've been wanting some good news to come (a job offer, a promotion, a baby) it's going to take a bit more time. You are SO CLOSE; you're moving away from disappointment and moving closer to living in the reality of your dream. You're doing the work! It's also a good time to go on a road trip with your love or best friend. If not a trip, then go campaign or throw your support towards an injustice you believe needs to change.
CAPRICORN (Dec 20 - Jan 19)
Influenced by the Knight of Pentacles
Cap! This is it. Time to put your head down and do the work. He who hesitates is lost so more waiting! By the end of the month you'll be holding your magic wand and tapping it on every aspect of your life that needs change and watching things magically transform! However, you are only handed the magic if you prove that you really want it. Show the world what you're made of. Put in extra hours at the job, show your love some extra care with a surprise Sunday-funday or put yourself out there for work positions you want. This month isn't all work, but even the fun times can provide potential career advancement. Don't be afraid to dress the part and step onto the stage of life! You are ready to add your magic touch to the world. You're worth it!
AQUARIUS (Jan 20 - Feb 18)
Influenced by the King of Cups
Aquarius! You are balancing your emotions. The business-task-master is finding a new blend with the emotionally-sensitive creature within. You may have found this sensitive creature a nuisance as she's been overly emotional and darting her sniffling sappiness into your life for much too long. However, this month is the finale. The two halves are blending to make you who you want to be. Not overly emotional, not overly hard-headed or hurtful. You are ready to step out with the perfect level of both. In love, you're finally seeing why your emotions come out the way they do. You needed to see which things you need to release in order to finally see a relationship that fits you! A relationship that's in perfect balance. Just promise me you won't do anything you'll regret later. Be careful as you are still blending! If there's a woman in your life who's causing any strife, just know she doesn't mean to hurt you. She has her own stuff she's working through. There's no reason to hurt her back. Be the bigger person!
PISCES (Feb 19 - Mar 20)
Influenced by the The World
Pisces: Be kind to yourself this month. You are completing a phase and everything is exactly as it's supposed to be right now. Let yourself move through the final stages of this hurt and deceit. You've suffered the worst of it and now you're just letting it all come up and out. You know deep down what you need to do and what changes you need to make. Has someone been cheating you? Have you been cheating yourself? You know what's up. Take this month one day at a time.
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