Leo Horoscope 2018 ( July 23rd – August 22nd )
Welcome to your 2018 horoscope Luscious Leos! You are a Leo if you were born 23rd July – August 22. You are likely to have a big personality and like the world to see who you are. The world is your oyster and you need a stage to showcase your immense talent. Creative Lions like to be the Kings and Queens of the Jungle which is fine, provided they don’t overstep the mark. Remember, the jungle of life is a powerful ecosystem that works best when there are opportunities and solutions for all. A lion helps keep the jungle ecosystem balanced.
You can read more about your Leo character traits here. Scroll down to the bottom to watch our video for Leo 2018 horoscope.
Wonderful planet of abundance mother Jupiter in Scorpio with Mars in the 4th house of home, children and parenting activities starts the year well for you luscious Leos! This is likely to give you an abundance of passion and motivation around your home and family. You’ll be feeling good and getting a lot done around your home with family activities. Early January is a great time for this!
Watch your time management this year
Leo is King or Queen (sometimes both) of the jungle and your presence will be really felt and acknowledged by others in 2018. There are a number of great opportunities coming up this year but you must be careful not to become over confident as there are also strong obstacles and delays present thanks to a hard Saturn influence. You could have problems with time management and thinking you can do more than time allows. Remember, always to leave a time buffer to allow for any unforeseen circumstances, of which there will be plenty. Don’t leave things until the last minute because you’re too busy.
Mercury retrograde causes miscommunications for all astrological signs and sometimes in a major way, playing havoc with relationships, business, legal issues and career. Be careful starting projects when Mercury is retrograde as things can get easily muddled up and you might have to go back again and redo things you thought had already been done. Remember, if in doubt – don’t! Misunderstandings and presentations go skew-iff along with your credibility if you’re not careful during this time.
During 2018 Mercury goes retrograde 3 times:
- 22nd March to 15th April
- 26th July until 19th August
- 16th November until 6th December
Coming out of retrograde Mercury is moving forwards improving communications and life becomes much clearer again. There is also a shadow period of approximately 5-7 days on either side of the dates above when Mercury is increasing or decreasing in intensity. During the shadow time, the effects of Mercury retrograde are still there but not as intense.
Stay organised and practical and take a deep breath
Normally, you are quite organised, however with Saturn in Capricorn doing her best to slow you down, there will be plenty of times you need to take a deep breath. Seemingly wonderful opportunities could go belly up at any point because they are not grounded in physical reality. So please save yourself some grief and investigate everything before you pounce and land flat on your face… sorry Lions… I had to say this! Be cautious and be prepared and you’ll be fine. Saturn teaches grounded-ness so while your ideas are great, the bottom line is, they must be practical.
Added to your natural ambition Mars and Venus will be encouraging you along with motivation and inspiration. You certainly will be having a busy year with Mars transiting through Capricorn in Aquarius, so this will facilitate your wonderful ideas being brought down to earth through your drive and ambition. Sometimes, they don’t all land down on the planet, but hey that’s life.
Luscious Leo this year you can shine as bright as the Sun if you can be practical and get on with it! There’s a bit of a tendency for confusion in your decisions due to a difficult sun and moon influence at the beginning of February. Stay calm and stay cool as you don’t want to waste energy being a drama Queen stirring a storm in a teacup.
Some influences will challenge you for a short time
Around the 9th March you might be missing the abundance of mother Jupiter in the 4th house of home and family as she goes backwards until the 11th July. You might find it hard to feel expansive or achieve big things that you set out to do during this time with your family. Now is not the time for a family holiday.
Serious Saturn in Capricorn in the 6th house of health, service and organisation goes backwards (aka retrograde) from 18th April until 6th September. This is could be a time of delays, frustration and obstacles in relation (I want to say realisation) to your plans. Particularly affected are plans around your health and wellbeing and your daily organisation. This influence will affect your ‘flow’ as you just can’t seem to stay in the ‘zone’ due to annoying little things constantly distracting you on physical and emotional levels.
Ambitious Mars enters air sign Aquarius in the 7th house of marriage, relationships and partnerships mid May. You may be motivated and have brilliant ideas about how to improve your relationships at this time. Partnerships based on shared concepts and eccentric ideas may feature strongly now. You will appreciate a partner who is unique, individualistic and isn’t a follower. You will be drawn to partners who think for themselves and who have off the wall and exciting ideas.
June gives you the chance to show your magnanimity when you can afford to let go of some old patterning that has been holding you back. It’s time to move forward and you might invest in some new clothes to mark this important time in your life. Be generous with yourself!
Avoid over-extending yourself from the end of June 2018
Mars goes backwards (aka retrograde) end of June in Capricorn in the 6th house of health, service and organisation. You might be feeling a bit under the weather and get out of step with your normal routine. This is likely to have some physical consequences with you not being able to keep up with your fitness routine and daily work commitments. Disorganisation could occur here. Be careful as your health could be affected if you try to do too much at this time. With the fire of Mars and the earth of Capricorn, take precautions for fevers, colds and flus. These issues are likely to be resolved or minimised when Mars moves forward end of August.
End of July the sun arrives in your sign bringing lots of pizzazz and warmth thus amplifying your Leo star power. If you’re not too run down from retrograde Mars, you will be feeling confident and very accomplished with what you have achieved so far this year. Flash your brilliance for all the world to see around your birthday.
Relationships get stronger
A lovely influence is provided by Ms Venus entering the air sign of Libra mid August which will enhance and expand your ideas yet again. These ideas are then strengthened when Mars enters Aquarius in 7th House of marriage, relationships and partnerships. Your relationships should be travelling nicely with warmth and affection smoothing everything over. To this you can add Venus in Libra in the 3rd house of communications, local community and friendships, for a lovely time from 7th August. In short, August is a great month for you when you will be feeling well loved by everyone!
10th September brings Ms Venus in Scorpio which then goes backwards 6th October in the 4th house. Love relationships are likely to be very passionate around the home and family until 6th October when they might turn into love/hate relationships until 16th November. This could involve your children and/or your mother and/or even both!
Jupiter enters Sagittarius 9th November in the 5th house of romance, creativity and fun, giving you abundance in this area. So fun and games of all kinds abound during this time.
Horoscope Summary for 2018
You’ve got a lot to fit in according to your 2018 horoscope Luscious Leos! Lions need to be well organised and be prepared by not leaving things until the last minute when pressure could build up and cause pear shaped disasters. Don’t bite off more than you can chew because you’re feeling confident and great at the time but not taking all factors into account.
Pace yourself bearing in mind all the things you can accomplish this year… you just can’t accomplish them all simultaneously! 2018 presents opportunities to hone your time management skills… you’ll have to if you want to make the most of the many and varied opportunities for advancement. There are also wonderful times with friends, lovers, partners and family this year. Well done Luscious Leo!
Read more about your Leo Horoscope in 2018 or watch the video below!
Astrological influences are just that – influences. They do not control you as you are a sentient being with free will and the architect of your own life. As you evolve and gain more awareness, you can choose more wisely how you live your life. This horoscope is not ‘set in stone’ and is a general outline only of some of the influences you will be feeling in 2018 so it should not be taken as ‘gospel’. Listen to your own Soul and do what you think is right so you can progress in life.
If at any point you’re not sure what to do, you feel confused or you just want to talk, call one of our talented psychics at Absolute Soul Secrets if you wish to know more.
Wishing you all the best you wish for yourself in 2018 and may your true heart’s desires come true! Rose x