ARIES-WEEK 2 AUGUST
ARIES – Week 2, 13th August
Sun in Leo until 24th August, then Virgo
You could find yourself in conflict with other people. In this case you will need to take care have you approached these situations as you may well find you do not come out on top. As a result, you may suppress your anger with the person and instead vent it on someone who has nothing to do with the conflict.
Love and Romance
You may well want to just kickback and take it easy. In contradiction to the overall theme of the week, you will want to go out and about meeting people and having a good time. If you’re looking for a new romance, then one may find its way to you as you will naturally attract others to you. A new relationship started now is likely to be quite a positive affair.
Prosperity & Opportunity
You will have no shortage of ideas about how to move forward where your material assets are concerned. Your drive for success will be strong at the moment. You may well gain power or control over others even if you don’t seek it and this will allow you to make many changes in your immediate environment that you have not been able to do before.
Phases of the Moon
Waxing Moon: 5th August in Scorpio, Time to set your intentions…
Full moon: 12th August in Aquarius, Make a wish today…
Waning Moon: 19th August in Taurus, Reflect on your progress…
New Moon: 27th August in Leo, Make a new start today…
Venus in Cancer until the 12th and then Leo.
Mars In Taurus until 21st August and then Gemini.
Jupiter in Aries all month. Yippee! Go Go Go….
Gemstone for August – Peridot
The ancient Romans wore peridot rings in battles as it symbolized strength and provided protection against the enemies.
Conversely, the ancient Egyptian priests ground the stone into a powder before mixing it with potent drinks to be used in ceremonies as they believed that drinking this concoction would bring them closer to nature. Peridot is regarded as a powerful detoxifying agent. The stone is also thought to improve blood circulation, enhance metabolism, strengthen the immune system and boost digestion. It also has the ability to eliminate stress and dispel apathy and exhaustion.
In modern times, wearing peridot jewelry can help increase financial solidity and contentment in your life. The stone is widely associated with prosperity, loyalty, love, honesty, faithfulness, and optimism. The notion that it reduces stress and eliminates negative thinking, can help enhance harmony, particularly in marriages and other human relationships. Essentially, experts in gemstone significance suggest that the stone can prevent jealousy and anger in relationships.
Furthermore, peridot can also help improve mental health and boost spiritual wellness. It is associated with the heart chakra, also green, and wearing it close to the heart is said to cleanse it of negative emotions, leaving the wearer feeling light, blissful and ready to love.