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a s t r o f o r e c a s t // august 2018

original artwork by stylo starr. prints available for purchase h e r e .

This is the final instalment of the Astroforecasts with Michalina of Attuned Practices. It was super fun while it lasted and we're so grateful for her generous insights. Make sure to follow Attuned Practices on social media or even book readings with Michalina! Stylo will continue to sell the ASTRO prints. If you purchase all five at once, use ASTRO18 to get 20% off. 

August 2018 is a massive shift month, as there is a huge interplay between upheaval energies and maintenance energies. 

First of all, when the month begun, we were all still reverberating from the shockwaves sent by late July’s Eclipse-Full Moon in Aquarius, which challenged us hardcore on our beliefs and what we were willing to do about them. And as opposed to Cancer Season, which we just exited, this particular Leo Season has virtually none of the watery emotional swimming, instead it brings not only passionate Fire, but also the intellectual curiosity of Air and most of all, lots and lots of Earth, symbolizing our foundations, our values, home, and the everyday experience.

This combination of elements makes August an ideal time for making big boy and girl steps. This month is for the bold. August has more Fixed Signs than others, more Retrograde planets than Direct, so there is no escaping how deep and real we get with ourselves about our old and tired patterns, our old stories we tell ourselves and others. We are over it.

In Leo Season, we are brought to address our personal greatness, whether acknowledged or suppressed. And by addressing it, we must act, bravely, from our lion hearts.


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a s t r o f o r e c a s t // july 2018

original artwork by stylo starr. prints available for purchase h e r e .

Ground down within yourself. The month of July is dominated by the grounding energy of all the Earth Signs. Granted, this may seem a bold statement, considering July being the site of the Cancer-Leo intersection, which has nothing to do with earthiness. Nevertheless, July begins with a move towards personal stability.

Juno, who governs committed partnership, moves from fiery Aries to reliable and secure Taurus, where She undoubtedly breathes a sigh of relief. In our partnerships, this should signal a settling down and renewed focus on the here and now. Moreover, of note is the lack of Libra energy this month. This underlines of how little influence relatability holds on our moves. Not only do we not want to be in conflict anymore, but we actually can’t be bothered to try to convince anyone either. This month, let’s look at how much less important it is to be understood or even liked, than it is to stay present and in our process. We know it. And we are in no danger of forgetting ourselves and what we are working towards due to the absurdly high amount of Retrogrades this month. These current Retrogrades indicate that we are just as busy, if not more, soul-searching and figuring things out, as we are out there in the world, doing the things.

As the transition from nurturing Cancer to self-expressive Leo takes place this month, it is certainly a month where we both revel in how good it is to be good to ourselves and how that in itself will reflect outward, irregardless of the audiences’ reception.


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a s t r o f o r e c a s t // june 2018

original artwork by stylo starr. prints available for purchase h e r e .

June is the month where we shift from the excitement of spring/summer and settle into the fine-tuning of our experience. The move from Gemini to Cancer is comparable to the experience of taking on a new endeavour; at first you are just super enthusiastic and curious and keen! Then, with time, and as you become accustomed to your surroundings, you become more sensitive to the nuances, the energies and the power-plays, and so you fashion your own role and space within that madness. Your own bubble from which to operate.

This year’s June remains more dominated than usual by those bright-eyed and bushy tailed Gemini vibes, not least of all due to a New Moon in Gemini on the 13th that keeps the wind in our sails. This vibe is tempered by the strong hand of Capricorn influence and no fewer than SIX celestial bodies, stationed Retrograde (three of which are in Capricorn). In fact, this tempering of excitability is a really nice complement, because it keeps us on track.

June 2018 promises to be characterized by the dynamic of how to channel our ideas, creativity and passions into a platform that actually functions, as per Capricorn’s requirements, and doesn’t fall back into being just an interest that we happily partake in. A platform that we can keep feeding into and that will keep giving back. Literally, finessing out a personal process which can bear tangible fruits. June, my friends, is not about manifesting. It is about being moved by your own magic. It is about settling into YOUR niche and really doing it. It is about taking what sets YOU on fire and letting it set YOU apart from the rest. This month, do and make from your place in this world. A Full Moon in Capricorn at the close of the month will touch base on how we all do. Now let’s get to it, magicians.


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a s t r o f o r e c a s t // may 2018

original artwork by stylo starr. prints available for purchase h e r e .

Although we switch to Gemini Season half-way through May, the earthy, sensual, attentive energy of Taurus that the month began with will remain with us throughout. This is due to Mercury and Uranus taking over Taurus residence and also a few other planets remaining in another, fellow earth Sign, Capricorn (some are even stationed Retrograde there, so we are very entrenched in that energy). As such, our concerns this month will remain firmly on what we want and what our strategy is.

Backtrack: April had ended with a Full Moon in Scorpio that left us with some intensity of thought around how we intend to provide ourselves with the life we want. ‘WE’ as in our individual selves, no one else. The Retrogrades of May then go on to provide us with exactly zero room for settling and getting comfortable. So, this is not an unfamiliar theme. We’ve given it some thought. But what does this leave us with? Answer: Some real talk; what is it that you want and what are you prepared to do about it? Because this month is all about getting established; putting in the time, putting forth the quality, getting recognized and definitely about getting paid.

Luckily, our potential for focus is high, as May has eager, can-do Mars moving into the peace-loving and deep thinking Sign of Aquarius. This transit has us soaring above drama and pettiness, ensuring that we can better concentrate on the big, bigger and expanding picture of our lives. The message of this month is to get on it, to manifest and be about your priorities.


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a s t r o f o r e c a s t // april 2018

original artwork by stylo starr. prints available for purchase h e r e .

We are S O excited about our new monthly collaboration with Attuned Practices & Stylo Starr! Attuned Practices will tap into cosmic consciousness for monthly forecasts and Stylo will create artwork to visually manifest the vibe.

Here's what's up // 

April begins fresh off the heels of the Spring Equinox, which added some pep to our respective steps, only to then get body-slammed with a Blue Full Moon in Libra on the very last day of March.  This was the second Blue Moon of 2018, so we took it much better this time, (after this past Pisces Season, we can take anything). Nevertheless, due to Mercury’s Retrograde, we are left more than a little disoriented, particularly in Libra’s domain: relationships.  Never fear. It’s just a shake-up, and hey, sometimes we need that...

The real focus of this month is on work/werk.  Most planetary positions are either in Aries or Capricorn this month, with a good deal of Retrogrades as well.  That means that we have uncommon zest about what we’re about. We are lusty about our goals, we are dedicated to our passions.  This combination brings a heightened awareness of both our abilities and our ambitions. As a result, we are are freshly, enthusiastically compelled to stand up and take charge of our individual situations.  

You know your brand of magic and this is no time to keep it dormant!  Embrace it. Let yourself be moved by it.

This vibe will not slow down, either.  The Aries New Moon half-way through the month gives us an added boost to keep that fire burning.  And all the searching, challenging and examining Retrograde energy of this month culminates nicely in the Full Moon on the 29th of April.  That Full Moon occurs in the most attentive of Signs, Scorpio, so expect to end this very active month with a clear understanding of just how damn good you really are.


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