Scorpio – The month begins as Saturn turns direct in Scorpio and your 1 house of personal projection. This is his final transit here for the next 27 years. You have had the opportunity to deepen your understanding of your ego and personality and how it affects others as you interact with the world around you. You have the ability to focus your passion and inspire other people by your actions. If you’ve had negative reactions, you must make changes so you can have more positive results in the future.

Scorpio – Jupiter enters Virgo and your 11th house friends and Associates on August 11. Jupiter is in detriment in this sign so you may have to make some adjustments in the areas of groups and associations. You shouldn’t bury your head in the sand during this transit because there are opportunities for advancement in the outer world. Be selective but make sure you stay socially involved because your networking skills can pay big dividends. Be willing to help others and you will prosper.

Scorpio – Venus retrograde in your 10 house of career and social position suggests you need to re-evaluate the quality and amount of time that you put into professional and social activities. Your hidden ambition may be misguided at this time. Success & recognition may delayed and you may want more money. However, you need to be honest with yourself, if you’ve reached a dead end it may be time to look around.