The month begins with an urge for time alone as a healing retreat from the busyness of everyday life. Look for ways to recharge before you begin your birthday celebrations. As the sign most dedicated to serving others, ask yourself, would it be rewarding to focus on looking after yourself for a change? Consider having a regular digital detox where you shelve your devices for a day, make time to get a massage or take a weekend getaway – whatever inspires you to rest and relax so you can enjoy some well-deserved peace and quiet. Be open to listening to your gut feelings in quieter moments or take note of bright ideas that might come up over a coffee as these can act as a kind of personal guidance system to steer you towards a renewed sense of vitality and passion for life. Try to keep a clear head about any challenges that may surface around your health, job or pets on August 15 and 16. Around the 23rd, as your birthday month begins, you could be inspired to see yourself afresh and focus on polishing your self-image or physical appearance. You may opt for a different hairstyle, invest in some new clothes or decide to take a surprising change of direction.
Best days: August 21, 23