Your Weekly Tarot Reading for August 13–19, 2023: Keep Calm and Carry On.
This week’s new moon in Leo on the sixteenth presents an opportunity for a fresh start, even if it comes with a bit of a flair for the dramatics. Where do you wish to place your focus now? Listen to your heart and let those messages guide your way.
Leos commit to their endeavors with an abundance of passion, so take a cue from the cosmic Lion to activate your inner confidence and dive into your new intentions fully with an optimistic attitude. Let this moment be fun, and seek out the joy that comes with starting new!
Our intuitively pulled Tarot cards reflect the importance of indulging in a little more alone time right now to catch your breath and keep your cool. The energy is intense, and the heat is on. Take your time with how you respond to situations right now. Just because you want to react now doesn’t mean you should. Take time to step back and view the situation from a new angle. You can avoid unnecessary conflict by knowing when to leave and let it go because your energy is far better spent elsewhere.
Read on for your Tarotscopes with cosmic insight to plan your week ahead!
Aries: Nine of Swords Reversed
Everything is looking up, Aries. The past few weeks have not been easy, but the recent storm is passing, and the tension is now subsiding. Allow yourself to finally exhale and breathe a sigh of relief because the worst is behind you now. Let it all go, and keep moving forward.
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Taurus: Five of Wands Reversed
Is it worth it, Taurus? Not everything has to be such a thing, so choose your battles wisely this week. Save your energy for people are situations that are truly worth your while rather than making everything into a confrontation. It’s a good idea to just let the little stuff go.
Gemini: Four of Pentacles Reversed
Be generous, Gemini. It’s good to be mindful of your spending, but what’s the point of being so frugal if you don’t let yourself live a little? Have some fun this week by splurging on something completely unnecessary that brings you a lot of joy. Share the wealth with your friends by inviting them along, too.
Cancer: The Hierophant
Take a conventional approach, Cancer. Let’s not try to reinvent the wheel this week because there’s no need to try something wildly different or extraordinary when what you’re doing is already working. Just keep your focus on maintenance this week, and you will be just fine.
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Leo: Three of Pentacles
Teamwork is key, Leo. You can only accomplish so much on your own, and now it feels like you have hit a wall with your progress. In order to work around this obstacle, you need to reach out to other people who possess the skills you lack and start collaborating. Don’t be afraid to make the first move to ask for help.
Virgo: Seven of Cups Reversed
Be selective, Virgo. If you feel overwhelmed by options, now would be an excellent time to step back to gain some much-needed perspective before making any choices. You don’t need to do it all, so stop pressuring yourself to take on something of no interest to you.
Libra: Justice Reversed
Take your time, Libra. The facts surrounding your current situation appear murky, so it would be best to hold off on any major decision-making until more information is revealed. Give this some much-needed space and trust that you’ll know what to do when the timing is right.
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Scorpio: Queen of Wands Reversed
Stop comparing, Scorpio. This week finds you not feeling your best, but that will only be exacerbated if you continue to doom scroll on social media and try to measure up to whatever fantasy is displayed on your screen. Everyone gets jealous sometimes, but don’t let it get the best of you.
Sagittarius: Nine of Cups Reversed
Be mindful of excess, Sagittarius. Too much of a good thing is still too much, so this week presents a wonderful opportunity to seek balance, especially if you have been spending more of your time partying or skipping out on your responsibilities. Remedy it now before even more slip through the cracks.
Capricorn: The Magician Reversed
Take small steps, Capricorn. Everything will feel overwhelming if you look at your situation as a treacherous mountain to climb in one leap. Indulge in a more encouraging perspective by focusing on what you are capable of doing right now and breaking it down to tackle it one step at a time.
Aquarius: Four of Swords
Indulge in alone time, Aquarius. It’s hard to know which way is up when life feels like such a whirlwind right now. If you feel like you lack clarity and peace of mind, it’s not the best time to make any major decisions. Focus more on unwinding and resting so you can collect your thoughts and regroup.
Pisces: Ace of Cups Reversed
Focus on yourself, Pisces. It’s all about you right now, so use this week as an opportunity to tend to your own needs to replenish your energetic cup, especially if you’ve been feeling drained lately. This could be a wonderful moment for a staycation of doing nothing but relaxing by yourself.