Leo

There are some serious fireworks when powerful Mars enters your feisty sign on July 1. With its rep as one of the most exciting planetary combos, you have a lot to look forward to in the weeks ahead!

Communications-expert Mercury is in your outgoing sign when it retrogrades on the seventh, but talking louder won’t help you get your point across. Put aside your trademark outgoing personality, slow down, and use some tact to smooth over communication glitches.

A Mars-Uranus square on July 11 could create stressful (and even dangerous) energy if you let your guard down long enough. Don’t take your eye off the road even for a minute, Leo. There are forces beyond your control trying to create problems for you, so stay aware.

You can breathe a sigh of relief when the sun enters your dramatic sign on the twenty-second and things start to go your way. You’re the star of this show, and everyone else is just part of the supporting cast!

The new moon on July 31 also appears in your creative sign, giving you the green light for all your artistic endeavors. You know all those people who didn’t believe in you before? You finally get to say, “I told you so!” It’s okay to brag when you’re this good.

Leo

Jul 23 – Aug 22

As a ruling planet of this sign, Sun provides Leos with vital energy and creative power. It's important for them to be honest and generous, to have authority and to justify confidence.

Leos are also given the qualities of a royal person – self-respect, pride and desire to be in the center of attention. Their appearance and manners are always majestic and grand with a shade of self-significance.

They tend to achieve their goals honestly and openly. Pettiness and baseness are not typical of Leos. But sometimes they lack self-criticism. Leos like to dominate, but this domination is usually fair until other people show their disobedience.

Social life is very important for Leos. They are fond of parties, presentations, performances and ceremonies. They have a good taste and reflect this in elegant and refined style.

The inborn sense of beauty and great taste help Leos to find themselves in art. The best professions for them are a director, theater administrator, designer and artist. Actually, they can do any work, but the role of a chief is the best for these people.

Leos are able to stick up for themselves and their point of view. They are physically strong and usually want to be leaders. This people have strong will, they are determined and energetic. Leos spend a lot of time to make others pay attention to them.

Leos usually are not interested in other people's ideas and points of view. They unwillingly change their life and don't listen to other people's opinions. Leos don't like surprises, but sometimes could be rather original.

Their private life is rarely unclouded. They are good at flirtation and always are in the center of the opposite sex attention. Leos try to find an outstanding partner, because ordinary men aren't interesting for them.

Love and marriage could become the way of Leo's self-affirmation. Sometimes they can even be despotic, however their inborn generosity doesn't let them be petty and suspicious in family life. Leos appreciate a partner's devotion and reliability most of all, as well as need to keep the leadership in the family.

Leo's strengths are generosity, creativity, optimism and leadership. Possible disadvantages are haughtiness, vainglory and arrogance.