If you’re not moving forwards, it is often because the past is in some way holding you back. In your case, though, the past is actively pushing you forwards, while the future has its arms spread wide in welcome; so why are you so unwilling to move? Perhaps you need to be convinced by rational rather than emotional reasoning; or maybe you just need to be given a little push. This month will provide both.
2 / 12
It’s time to move on. Yes, you thought that a few months ago, too, and may even have taken your first few steps towards a different future; but there were still several bits of unfinished business to attend to. Also, you needed to be absolutely sure you were doing the right thing. So: you’ve re-thought it all, reaffirmed your decision, tied up all the loose ends, and you’re ready to go. This time there’ll be no turning back.
3 / 12
A busy time for all your relationships. Whether it is at work, with friends, or in your personal life, everything seems to be changing: some people want to get closer while others are asking for a little breathing space, and you must adapt to give them all what they want. You will try not to make too many demands yourself, of course, but it won’t be easy. In the end, some will stay, and some will go. It’s for the best.
4 / 12
When you are under pressure, it’s hard to move. All you can do is push back against whatever it is that’s weighing down on you. But if that pressure is released, then you can move; you can find an escape route, perhaps, and slip away. This month gives you a very narrow time slot, probably no more than three or four days, when you can reclaim the advantage. It’s what you’ve been waiting for; take it while you can.
5 / 12
You can now see that the situation you are in is reaching its final stages. Should you leave now, or stay with it until the very end? Actually, you can do both. It’s certainly a good idea to start looking for something new, but there’s no need for you to suddenly abandon all that you’ve worked so hard for. It still has much of value in it; but be aware that in the long term it may not be able to give you all that you want.
6 / 12
Your star quality is so great that it is often enough for you merely to express interest or promise to support a project for it to be a success. But there are some ventures where you need to make a firmer commitment to get a result - and perhaps a financial one, too. You are right to be cautious; but maybe the fact that you have something to lose will make you work even harder to ensure that doesn’t happen.
7 / 12
Are you prepared to step out of your comfort zone to make an already good relationship even better? You may not think it, but the romance you are presently enjoying is heavily slanted in your favour: it means that you are always on familiar territory, and you like that, but you only see one side of your partner. If you could step into their world, just a little, you would see so much more. And love it, too.
8 / 12
A familiar cycle seems to be repeating itself. You have been here before, you think, and no doubt you will be here again. But does it have to be this way? This time there is an alternative available - so you take it, which surprises everyone, including yourself. It might be your best move ever; even if it’s a big mistake, you can still go back to where you were before. At least you’ll know what else is out there.
9 / 12
What seems easy in theory is often more difficult in practice. How delightful, then, to find this month that life is the other way round! At the end of August you can think of all sorts of problems ahead, and although you have answers for most of them, you are not expecting an easy ride. By mid-September, those worries will be behind you; you will be cruising along happily, and taking any minor mishaps in your stride.
10 / 12
You have never wanted to be one of the crowd. The role of the dark outsider suits you much better, and if that means that you have to work on your own, then that’s fine with you. The course of action you are pursuing now is risky, and you know it; but the rewards are worth the risk, and you are confident that you can win. This is where you belong - close to the edge, where others dare not follow.
11 / 12
For the next few weeks, everything is fluid - and everything is possible, too. You are used to making compromises between what you would like, what you think you can achieve, and the constraints of where you are at the moment; you may tell yourself that you are just being realistic, but actually you are aiming too low. Focus on what you really want, be bold enough to ask for it, and see how far you can go.
12 / 12
You are very good at responding to events, working with what you are given, and making improvements; but you are less good at taking the initiative, especially in emotional affairs. You know that a few simple changes would make your present relationship so much better, so why not make them? Don’t wait for your partner to somehow sense your needs; be honest about how you feel, and act accordingly.