July horoscope:  Find out what destiny holds for you for the rest of the month.

CANCER (Jun 21 – Jul 22)

Use the Full Moon of the 2nd to reflect on what’s needed to make you feel safe and secure. Take care of these needs, be they on an emotional or physical level. Mood swings might cause relationship difficulties, and vice versa.

This month’s memo: Nurture yourself.

Birthday wish: To reconnect with friends


VIRGO (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

Your friends play an important role in your life. Without nagging, you may want to share your worries with them. Providing you open yourself up to wider perspectives, their input may be insightful and of practical value.

This month’s memo: Don’t sweat the small stuff.


LIBRA (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

Assess your life direction and focus on your goals, particularly those of a professional nature. Don’t let conflicting interests between your career and your private life throw you off balance. Endeavour to thwart all notions of procrastination.

This month’s memo: Be pro-active.


SCORPIO (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You’re in a powerful phase, in need of a healthy outlet for your passion. Expend your energy on mastering a personal feat or a challenging project, rather than getting involved in power struggles. As it is, relationships could be tricky.

This month’s memo: Use your energy well.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

Being in an optimistic and boisterous frame of mind, you may want to throw all caution to the wind and set off on an adventure. Hold your horses, though. It’s time for you and your partner to pay attention to your resources.

This month’s memo: Exercise discipline.


CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Relationships on all levels may go through a bumpy ride. The higher your expectations and the more you try to control things, the tougher it gets. The reward is likely to be a couple of valuable lessons in the art of relating.

This month’s memo: Give and take.

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AQUARIUS (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

The routine of working life might set your pace. In fact, as someone who wants to march to the beat of their own drum, it’s more likely to cramp your style. Yet, though living with your head in the clouds, you’ve still got a body to feed.

This month’s memo: Get down to business.


PISCES (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

It’s playtime. You’re probably more in the mood for leisure activities and fun than buckling down to get some work done. You can however put your artistic and creative talents to good use and even turn a hobby into a lucrative business.

This month’s memo: Let your creativity flow.


ARIES (Mar 15 – Apr 19)

High levels of ambition and drive ups the potential of achieving your goals. In the process you may however meet resistance and/or bump heads with others, especially during mid-July. It’s good to be assertive, but try to avoid steamrolling others.

This month’s memo: Be considerate.


TAURUS (Apr 20 – May 20)

It’s time to evaluate your personal relationships, with your life partner as well as family members. Remember that love stretches beyond providing material security and financial support. Spending quality time together is a winning recipe for stable relationships.

This month’s memo: Value your loved ones.


GEMINI (May 21 – Jun 20)

With the spotlight on financial matters, use your business acumen to balance the books. Nevertheless, be careful of underhand schemes and impulsive decisions, mainly during mid-July. One way of making money is to save it.

This month’s memo: Stick to your budget.


LEO (Jul 23 –Aug 22)

Self-transformation is an important theme, particularly during mid-July. With personal growth currently key, make time to mull over possible beneficial changes in your life. This applies not only on the egoic, but also on a spiritual level.

This month’s memo: Time to soul search.


Words: Petra du Preez. Illustration: Rachel Nosco