Your Weekly Tarot Reading for August 27 to September 2, 2023: Surrender to Self-Care.

August 26, 2023

This week provides a magical moment via the second full moon of the month on August 30. This rare and special occurrence is known as a blue moon in the dreamy sign of Pisces, an enchanted lunation that invites an opportunity to lean into our greatest desires and make a wish. This is your moment to dream big, so make it count!

Our intuitively pulled Tarot cards reflect the need to slow down, cultivate a sense of balance, and create more space for rest. Relaxation is a necessity!

Read on for this week’s Tarotscopes with guidance to have your best week yet.

Aries: Eight of Swords Reversed

Loosen up, Aries. Why are you being so hard on yourself? It’s so unnecessary to criticize yourself and your abilities so harshly. It’s all in your head, so just let go of the perfectionist tendencies and let yourself have some fun with what you’re doing.

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Taurus: The Hermit

You know what to do, Taurus. You have many options right now, and sometimes, it would be helpful to seek the advice of others, but this is not one of those moments. Resist the temptation to turn to the group chat with every quandary. Instead, go within to consult your own inner guidance.

Gemini: Temperance Reversed

Chill out, Gemini. Your current circumstances have been rather stressful, leaving you under an immense amount of pressure lately. This amount of intensity just isn’t sustainable for your well-being. You need a well-deserved break! Decompress by putting your phone on “Do Not Disturb” and make rest your priority.

Cancer: The Empress Reversed

Indulge in self-care, Cancer. You have been showing up for the people you love more than ever this month, but now it’s time to focus your attention inward. This week provides a lovely opportunity to take more time for yourself and honor your own needs. You deserve it!

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Leo: Ten of Pentacles

Think long term, Leo. A desire for stability is calling, so rather than focusing on a quick fix this week, set your sights on the bigger picture right now. Whatever you commit to now can bring you closer to accomplishing your grandest dreams. Be practical and consider your options carefully!

Virgo: Eight of Cups Reversed

Listen to your feelings, Virgo. It’s crucial to differentiate between intuition and plain old fear of the unknown this week as opportunities come up to take close personal relationships to the next level. Don’t let your walls hold you back from experiencing something with wonderful potential, especially when it comes to matters of the heart.  

Libra: Queen of Swords Reversed

No is a complete answer, Libra. Everyone wants your attention right now, but that doesn’t mean you owe it to anyone. You don’t have to say yes to everything, and you certainly don’t need to explain why you can’t do something. Know your energetic capacity and save some of it for yourself.

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Scorpio: Ten of Cups Reversed

Create a sense of balance, Scorpio. What feels out of alignment right now? Use this week to get back to your center by recommitting yourself to the activities that support your own well-being. Life can’t be all work, so stop making excuses not to honor your emotional needs and self-care.

Sagittarius: Three of Swords Reversed

Stay out of the past, Sagittarius. Don’t be surprised if someone from your memories comes back to haunt you with attempts to become a part of your present. Do you need to go there? Even if they stir up old feelings, it’s best just to let it be and keep it moving forward.

Capricorn: Seven of Wands Reversed

Take a time-out, Capricorn. Life is moving pretty quickly at the moment as more responsibilities pile up on your plate. Before getting overwhelmed, be sure to carve out time in your busy schedule to collect your thoughts to see the bigger picture and alleviate any lingering self-doubt.

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Aquarius: The Hanged Man 

Hang tight, Aquarius. Even if you’re itching for a change and struggling to figure out your next move, you need to wait a little longer because it’s just not that time quite yet. Relax! Doing nothing may be challenging, but let everything come together on its own without your input.

Pisces: Knight of Swords Reversed

Don’t miss out, Pisces. A new opportunity is presenting itself to you, and despite any fears or doubts, you would be wise to take this on. Even if you feel a bit out of your element or even uncertain, know that you’ve got this because you have far more knowledge than you realize.