On Tuesday the Sun powers into Virgo, joining with the three other planets already located there. All of this puts a big emphasis on virtue, but there is a slice of irony to proceedings too, in that we shouldn't try to be too virtuous, but narrow our range of activities down to the things that really are most essential. For your FREE Weekly Horoscope 22nd August 2016 please see below...
Weekly Horoscopes 22nd August 2016
Aries 21 March - 20 April
The Sun bursts into the sign of Virgo joining up with Mercury, Venus and Jupiter. This collection of energy can be absolutely marvellous in focusing your mind on rejuvenating your attitude to health, diet, fitness and also work. However, don't try to be too virtuous, for the Quarter Moon suggests you prioritise what's absolutely essential to you individually, Aries.
Taurus 21 April - 21 May
The most self expressive part of your horoscope reverberates with fantastic energy this week Taurus, and you can showcase your personality, sense of fun and sociable characteristics, in a splendid way. If you're single, this collection of planetary influences could see you having some flirty fun with someone new. In business, you can also be mightily focused.
Gemini 22 May - 21 June
You can find yourself in a more sentimental and even sensitive frame of mind. But if someone close is not as supportive as you would like, as Mars and Saturn combine all week, you can find yourself more combative and outspoken. If however you have ever thought of working from home, this would be a fine time to launch a new small but flexible enterprise.
Cancer 22 June - 23 July
You may find yourself considering a new mode of transport. Competitions, quizzes, crosswords and puzzles can also take on greater appeal. The more mental stimulation that you can create this week, the better. And if there is something that really engages you, your ability to work hard in a disciplined way, can see you make significant progress with it.
Leo 24 July - 23 August
There can be a greater sense of abundance around your situation this week, Leo. This could show itself in a physical sense, with extra money entering your sphere, but equally it can be how you feel about yourself. This may see you making something creative, from basic materials, or conjuring up some magic in the comfort of your kitchen. Enjoy the moment.
Virgo 24 August - 23 September
This can be a wonderful week of progress for you Virgo, a time when the very essence of your Zodiac sign can shine forth like a beacon. If there are projects that you want to initiate or those that are ongoing need greater energy inputting, this is your chance to shine. You could also make some really significant changes to where you live or how you live there.
Libra 24 September - 23 October
You have a reputation as being the most diplomatic member of the Zodiac. But this week as Saturn combines with Mars, if there is something you need to say people will know that you mean business. Anyone who underestimates you may find you much more direct. Yet, with your subconscious sector so active too, be sure not to be too reactive in what you say.
Scorpio 24 October - 22 November
If you're prepared to add perspiration to inspiration, you can show commendable focus around one area that is important to you. You can find yourself thinking very seriously about the foundations of your world and also about everyday finances. If you do put in a sustained amount of effort, even if it doesn't appear to initially pay off, be assured, it can do in time.
Sagittarius 23 November - 21 December
If you have been experiencing a sense of restriction over the last year, or if in some ways life has appeared to have retracted or become narrower, it is simply because the planets are asking you to concentrate on what's absolutely essential and to ignore the things that aren't. Self-discipline, allied to an understanding of the big picture, can see you make huge progress.
Capricorn 22 December - 20 January
This can be a time when your level of consciousness about all sorts of things can increase at a fantastic rate. There is the potential that you're going to be travelling widely, but equally you can travel inside your emotions and in your psyche just as much as doing anything more physical. What you learn now can inform your decisions for many Moons to come.
Aquarius 21 January - 19 February
This can be a very powerful week for you, and you may find yourself making some very significant decisions. Some of these could be to do with business, long-term finances, or others to do with your future around friendships and group activities. If you have worked very hard in the long-term, a genuine improvement to your situation is though possible, Aquarius.
Pisces 20 February - 20 March
Your career prospects can improve if you are totally focused upon this. However, the chances are you may feel conflicted somewhat because of the incredible focus on your sector of relating. Here some significant developments are possible, but however alluring someone new may be, they're likely to have some parts of their nature that you may find a challenge.