Your Weekly Horoscopes: July 30 to August 5, 2023

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Welcome to August! We’re now entering a much slower and more introspective part of the year. Less action and more processing. That said, the full moon in Aquarius on the 1st inspires us to think differently and choose our own path. If your inner rebel needs some inspiration, Sandra Bullock, Melanie Griffith and—certified astrology geek!—Andrew Garfield were all born on a full moon in Aquarius.

Also on the 1st, Mars in practical Virgo makes a supportive trine to Jupiter in steady Taurus allowing us to move forward with grounded plans. Combined with the full moon, this aspect might bring a false sense of momentum when the task is really to reevaluate instead. The action won’t return until October so pace yourself until then. Time to embrace the in-between.

(Horoscopes follow for each sign. If you know your rising sign, reading for that sign too will provide further insight.)

Your Monthly Horoscopes: July 2023

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(March 21 - April 19)

The full moon on the 1st illuminates your friendship sector and reminds you just how far you’ve come in cultivating a community that works for you. This week also brings an opportunity to ask for a raise, treat yourself to a fancy meal and generally feel more secure. The abundance you’ve been trying to manifest since the spring is finally coming true.

This week’s mantra: “Grow.”

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(April 20 - May 20)

The full moon on the 1st highlights just how far you’ve come in your career and public image since the beginning of the year. It’s not easy to change your path, but all that hard work you’ve put in is finally starting to blossom. This week also brings you a major confidence boost that improves your romantic and creative life! Time to share some of those dreams.

This week’s mantra: “Sweet.”

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(May 21 - June 20)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st lights up your travel and education sector pointing you toward your next great adventure. Whether that’s booking a flight for solo vacation, diving into a novel or going deep into research mode for your master’s thesis, this adventure will require you to go inward and take some time away from the hustle of your daily life. We promise that you’ll come out the other side refreshed!

This week’s mantra: “Solo.”

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(June 21 - July 22)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st illuminates something heavy that you’re working through by yourself or with your partner. Falling in your house of shared resources and debts, it’s time to reconcile your accounts and balance your emotions. You may also feel driven to connect with friends and colleagues for support this week. Though you may feel tender, you’re absolutely not alone. Ask for the support you need!

This week’s mantra: “Collaborate.”

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(July 23 - Aug 22)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st falls in your partnership sector. This brings a culmination for one of your closest relationships. Perhaps it’s time to work out a different kind of contract or agreement at work, get back on the same page with your romantic partner, or have a difficult conversation with a roommate. Whatever relationship is taking center stage, you’re going to end the week feeling a different sense of intimacy. This shift will help in your journey toward more confidence and security.

This week’s mantra: “Face.”

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(August 23 - September 23)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st falls in your daily grind sector making this one of the busiest times of the year for you. Things are chaotic, and it feels like everything’s happening at once between responsibilities at work, developments at home and inspiration striking in a way it hasn’t in a long time. Make sure you’re taking space to breathe between the insights.

This week’s mantra: “Intuition.”

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(September 23 - October 21)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st illuminates one of your hidden desires. You’ve spent so much time over the last few years cultivating your talents and skills and you deserve to be rewarded for your passions. You’re also feeling ready to come clean about something as it no longer feels beneficial to keep secrets. It’s OK to ask for support. Let your friends fuel your fire.

This week’s mantra: “Ignite.”

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(October 22 - November 21)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st draws your attention to home and family matters. You’ve reached a turning point in your private life and though it feels like something is coming to an end, remember that this is also a beginning. If this ends up bringing a literal breakup (romantic or business or otherwise), recovery might be quicker than you think. Your next partner is likely already part of your community.

This week’s mantra: “Endings.”

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(November 22 - December 21)

The full moon in Aquarius on the 1st is a great day for a road trip or an extraordinarily long walk. Falling in the part of your chart that celebrates your familiar environment, take a moment to really appreciate what surrounds you. Things are also picking up at work and in your career this week so treat yourself to an extra trip to the coffee shop or bookstore to celebrate.

This week’s mantra: “Circulate.”

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(December 22 - January 19)

You made some budgeting goals back in January and the full moon in Aquarius on the 1st reveals how well you’ve stuck to that program. Whether it’s a success story or there’s room for improvement, this week is all about reevaluating your ideas around security and success. There’s an opportunity here to be more inventive with how you’re earning!

This week’s mantra: “Sustain.”

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(January 20 - February 18)

The full moon on the 1st is in your sign which means that all eyes are on you! Leo season in general has you focused on other people so all this attention is a lot. You might be feeling sensitive or overwhelmed. Though it’s uncomfortable to remain in the spotlight rather than hide, there’s power in sticking through this challenge.

This week’s mantra: “Spotlight.”

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(February 19 - March 20)

The full moon on the 1st is a chance for you to take a step away and meditate. You set some goals back in January around taking more space and time for yourself. Have you accepted the gift of meditation or allowed yourself to simmer in even more anxiety? Spending time with lovers and friends is also important this week but don’t let them take up too much of your precious time.

This week’s mantra: “Rest.”

Jaime Wright is an astrologer based in New York. You can subscribe to her newsletter for more musings on the stars.



Jaime Wright is an astrologer and writer based in NYC. She has been writing PureWow’s weekly and monthly horoscope columns since 2019, and also authors the cult favorite...