GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY ESME BLEECKER-ADAMS
Virgo (Aug. 23 — Sept. 22)
Happy solar return! The sun reenters Virgo this month, bestowing new energy and joy. Virgo, this month will make up for the messy July and August that slowed you down for a bit. On Sept. 2 and onward you will find yourself being more confrontational than usual. Open up and don’t be afraid to show a little more of your feelings to others.
Libra (Sept. 23 — Oct. 22)
Libra, you’ve been craving some alone time to ponder your life decisions and relationships for quite some time. As the communication planet makes a connection with Uranus in Taurus this month, you will clearly communicate what your heart has been desiring recently.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 — Nov. 21)
Scorpio, you’ve been taking it slow and steady for months. However, September might be the month during which you will actually be satisfied when it comes to security, commitments and a series of adventures. From Sept. 14 onward, emotions will run high, and you will find yourself making a current life decision that may affect your routine.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 — Dec. 21)
Discomfort and unhappiness subside in the month of September as Mars clashes with Jupiter, forcing you out of your shell. A new burst of energy and passion will inspire you to unleash your creativity and finally start working on something you’ve been holding off. This may be the start of a stronger bond with your loved ones.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 — Jan. 19)
Mars clashes with Jupiter on Sept. 12 onward, leaving the quiet Capricorn in a competitive mood. You’ve been tired and on the search for spiritual development. A full moon in Pisces around the second week of September will call for an overflow of honest emotions.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 — Feb. 18)
Anxious Aquarius, the issues with your finances are finally being resolved this month, week by week. With the full moon comes a release of unhappiness and emptiness; you will start spending more time with the aspects of life that make you happy. As Mars opposes Neptune, you will find yourself being less productive than usual — but everyone needs a lazy day, right?
Pisces (Feb. 19 — March 20)
Your ruling planet, Neptune, makes September quite an exciting yet busy month for you. Mars clashes with Jupiter toward mid-September, which might mean that you have to stay patient and peaceful in the midst of quarrels, Pisces. You will learn a lot about controlling your emotions this month.
Aries (March 21 — April 19)
Aries, you’ve had your fair share of ups and downs for quite some time. Don’t worry — September is about to cool down your frustrations and make way for exciting conversations or projects. Just keep your temper in check as you meet new experiences and people on this new journey.
Taurus (April 20 — May 20)
Taurus, you’ll find yourself seeking reassurance this month as you make decisions on your own without the influence of another. Enjoy the relaxed nature of your commitments; don’t overthink them. The full moon in Pisces mid-September calls for a climax regarding the unfinished business that’s been bothering you lately.
Gemini (May 21 — June 20)
Gemini, even if things get tough, keep your eyes on the prize. Mid-September, you will find yourself conflicted between your options in your career or relationships. As you face the peak of your career, make sure you stay humble and calm and possibly find the root of your problems as Mercury clashes with Pluto.
Cancer (June 21 — July 22)
Cancer, September is a month of personal development and positive emotions as Mercury meets social Venus. Your energy will be directly focused toward your family and home life as you hope to strengthen and nourish the relationships that count most to you.
Leo (July 23 — Aug. 22)
Leo, your focus this month is all on your future goals. September is the month that brings your focus back from your personal to professional life. You will find yourself planning and proceeding toward your end goal. Stay patient and calm as you explore other aspects of your professional life this month.