On August 11, 2018, eclipse season comes to a riveting finale with a Solar Eclipse in Leo. As with the nature of a Solar Eclipse and the nature of Leo, we can expect changes and opportunities spanning themes associated with authenticity, leadership, creative talent, and following our hearts. With communicative Mercury retrograde in Leo and growth-oriented Jupiter in Scorpio being tied in with this eclipse, a big part of moving forward may mean adopting a new perspective, worldview, or belief system while letting go of the thinking that limits us or holds us back. In other words, it's time for us to stop rehashing the past and commit to creating a future we want. The Solar Eclipse in bold and fiery Leo will light the way.
Read your horoscope below to find out what this Solar Eclipse means for you.
Aries Horoscope (March 21 - April 19)
Sometimes it's not about being the best or the brightest in the room. Sometimes it's just about being you. Well, oftentimes that's what it's about -- being yourself. This eclipse will be a reminder for you; pushing you to embrace all facets of yourself regardless of who's watching or validating you. Still, in terms of your creative talents, you'll find yourself in high demand and in the spotlight. Go forth and shine. Meanwhile when it comes to your love life, a new romance is on the horizon, while for some Aries, it could mean taking a casual connection into deeper territory. Your heart will guide you forward. Take some time to slow down and hear what it says.
Taurus Horoscope (April 20 - May 20)
Home and hearth take center stage for you at this eclipse, which could bring a family relationship into focus, especially if it's a strained one. You could get the opportunity to heal or repair this relationship, making amends and leaving the past where it belongs. On the flipside, you could have a realization about someone in your family that may encourage you to break free of the toxic tie. And speaking of family, some Taureans may be working on starting one or adding to it. For those of you looking to move or relocate, this eclipse could literally open up some new doors for you. Upgrading your living space with a redecorating project could also be sweet.
Gemini Horoscope (May 21 - June 20)
Change your thinking and change your world. This seems to be one of the most important messages that this eclipse is sending you this month. As the zodiac sign associated with thought and communication, what you say and think carries weight. That's why it's crucial that you work on shifting your perspective, especially if you've been focused on the negative more than the positive as of late. On another note, you could be presented with the opportunity to bring your voice, message, or body of work to a wider audience through journalism, media, or education. Better get your promo materials in order as people will be wanting to know more about you and what you do.
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 - July 22)
It's all about the money for you thanks to this eclipse lighting up your financial zone. As a result, you could be offered a job opportunity or the chance to make more cash based on both your skills and your talent. However, since your financial zone is also connected to self-worth, your lesson under this eclipse will be learning the value of getting your proper due and refusing to settle or sell yourself short. You deserve to thrive and taking anything that comes your way won't help you to do that. Meanwhile, if your spending has been all over the place, you'll also be pushed to develop better money management skills. Abundance is yours.
Leo Horoscope (July 23 - Aug. 22)
As if this year didn't already bring you enough twists and turns (some that helped you to level-up), there are more surprises coming your way. But don't worry, eclipses are designed to help you not hinder you, and under this eclipse you're due for your next glow up. Part of this transformation means leaving behind the past, which includes old wounds, resentments, and negative thinking -- especially when it comes to how you see yourself. Know that there won't be any room for self-doubt as the cosmos pushes you to take your rightful place on the throne. Authenticity, along with the courage to move forward, will be all that's needed. Believe in you. You're a star.
Virgo Horoscope (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
Have faith, Virgo. While you fancy yourself to be a "just the facts" kind of person, giving reverence to the things that you can see, touch, and hear, you can sometimes disconnect yourself from your ability to dream or believe in something bigger -- something that extends beyond what's in front of you. Under this eclipse, you're reminded that things are working on your behalf even if you don't yet have tangible proof that they are. You might even consider building a spiritual practice for yourself that helps you with building faith and strengthening your connection to the divine. That way, when things don't go according to plan, it won't feel like a nuclear fallout.
Libra Horoscope (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
Isn't it time that your friends list went under some renovations? If you want to get ahead and see some of your biggest dreams come true, now's the time to start making friends with the people that can help you get there. With the help of this eclipse, you shouldn't have too much trouble as folks will be coming to you. Meanwhile, if there's a friendship or a group of friends in your life that don't make you feel as special as you are, this eclipse will also push you to find and connect with others who are more in alignment with the person you are, as well as the person you're becoming.
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
Your career and ambitions come to the forefront under this eclipse as you could be on the receiving end of a promotion or an opportunity that brings you both clout and prestige. The sky's the limit with this one, but you'll have to make sure you're clear on the direction you want to take as the opportunities coming your way will be pushing you toward a place of fulfillment. In other words, this in not necessarily about just being on top, but being happy while you're there, too. Meanwhile, there's no need to try to be anything you're not in order to impress or win over others. Just be the best version of you. The right people will notice.
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
Adventure awaits you and this eclipse will help you find it. You may have been lying low for the better part of this year and you may be feeling a bit more gun-shy or apprehensive than usual when it comes to following your heart and chasing your dreams. Now, you're being encouraged to tap back into that part of yourself that wouldn't hesitate to take a risk. As part of this new adventure; you could travel, teach, or study abroad, decide to return to school, or begin that memoir you've been wanting to write. This eclipse will also push you to let go of outdated and limiting ways of thinking. Free yourself, Sag!
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
Empowerment and security are the biggest themes you'll be learning about under this eclipse, and your first lesson will cover the importance of controlling what you can so you're not giving too much attention to the things you can't. By giving up control, you're putting yourself in a more empowered place as you'll know that everything is working out as it should, even during a challenging time. In matters of the heart, this eclipse could bring you a romantic connection that touches your heart in ways you didn't think possible. Meanwhile, in terms of your money, you could receive an approval for a loan or some extra cash that can help you with building a more solid foundation.
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
This eclipse highlights partnership for you, both professional and romantic. As such, you could be presented with an opportunity to team up with someone that could help you build your business, your reputation, or your portfolio. However, know that you may get more than a few opportunities for this kind of business partnership, so you can take your time figuring out which is best for you. In terms of love and relationships, you could meet someone with commitment potential if single, while coupled Aquarians may take their relationships to the next stage. While you value your independence, being part of a team is just as valuable, too. Be open and receptive to love.
Pisces Horoscope (Feb. 19 - March 20)
Your health and well-being are in the spotlight for you under this eclipse, which makes it the perfect time to check in with your medical or holistic care provider to make sure everything is in tip-top shape. You might even be motivated to switch up some of your habits that include the way you sleep, eat, and work. If you've been on an erratic schedule, this eclipse will highlight the need for a more regimented schedule so you're not stressing yourself out by doing things at the last minute and can have more energy and time to do the things you need to do. If you've been looking for work, this eclipse could bring you a promising opportunity.