August 26 Birthday Horoscope 2013-2014
If Today is Your Birthday: August 26
The Year Ahead
Forecast for August 2013 to August 2014
If You Were Born Today, August 26:
You have a warm, mischievous, likeable, and charismatic personality. Stability and security are extremely important to you, and you can be very practical and realistic. However, you have a dramatic streak and a craving for excitement which keep you moving forward. You have a strong character, but rarely a dominating one. People see you as sincere and humble. While there can be insecurities and worries in your youth, you are positive and growth-oriented, and many of you learn to get past them. You have a strong desire to be a master in whatever work you do, and you can usually succeed, but it typically comes when you let go of the desire and instead focus on working hard and enjoying yourself. Your emotions are powerful and you can be impulsive at times, but if you are able to channel this power into passion and focus, you can move mountains. You love to entertain and make people happy. Partnership is important to you, and you may even feel somewhat lost without it. You seek stability in love, and you have staying power in relationships. Famous people born today: Macaulay Culkin, Mother Theresa, Chris Burke, Dylan O’Brien, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy, Amanda Schull.
Your Birthday Year Forecast:
A trine between the Sun and the Moon in your Solar Return chart this year is a fortunate aspect. It suggests that your domestic and career needs are not in competition with one another in the year ahead. Your inner needs tend to be mirrored by external events, and vice versa. This aspect is very powerful and rewarding. It suggests that you will be on top of your game this year, for the most part, and positive connections with others can be made fairly easily. A comfortable level of personal popularity helps to keep conflict to a minimum. With the ability to handle your emotions successfully, there is less stress on both your mind and body. Your self-confidence and positive attitude will reward you!
Neptune’s challenging transit to your Sun passes in January – an influence that has been with you for some time and that may have at times confused you as to what direction your life should take. As this transit lifts, life tends to become considerably clearer.
The Sun conjunct Mercury in your Solar Return chart suggests that you have a lot to do this year. At times, you may feel like the pace of your life is running ahead of you. You can be especially productive, however, in all types of communications–writing, speaking, learning, teaching, and so forth. There can be a lot of change happening during this period of your life, but generally on a small scale.
This year, you can feel that your spiritual and material goals harmonize or at least don’t get in each other’s way. Circumstances and your own attitudes facilitate following through on your dreams or turning your visions and ideals into reality. Combining imagination and effort is successful now. There can be a sense that your dreams are realizable, and you can build stronger faith and acceptance.
You have a strong capacity to dedicate yourself to things you hold dear this year, and particularly to a creative vision. Your ideas and plans are especially big and far-reaching right now.
Because Mercury forms a tense aspect with Neptune, err on the side of caution if offers arrive that seem too good to be true. Some confusion or possibly deception could arise in communications this year, and you may be skipping important details without even realizing it.
You might benefit from publishing, higher education, foreign affairs, and travel this year. This is a year in which you are likely to find many opportunities to expand your horizons and to take on a new perspective. It’s a strong period for life and learning experiences.
Intensity characterizes your personal relationships and romantic attachments this year. Passions, feelings of jealousy, and possessiveness can run high, and these emotions are in direct proportion to fear of losing someone. You are likely to have to deal with these emotions in yourself, but you may also need to handle the jealousies and possessiveness of a partner. You might also experience compulsive attractions and attachments, or attraction to complicated love relationships. The need for deeper intimacy is present, but fear of this closeness may be just as strong. Something tiny can trigger all sorts of buried emotions, and this can be very revealing! If you find yourself dredging up old hurts, examine the emotional “slush” you’ve been carrying around with you. There may be some tension over your personal finances, and/or need to make a large payment that necessitates changes in your spending habits. Finances may be complicated. Some of you could experience power struggles with money.
This should be a good year for new learning endeavors, awards and rewards for completed projects, communications, and new life experiences, although there can be times when you take too many things on. You are especially inclined to share your ideas and knowledge. You are thinking in big terms, but also willing to put in the effort to work towards your goals. Ups and downs in social or love relationships may be part of the picture this year.
2013 is a Number Four year for you. Ruled by Uranus. This is a year of work and development. It’s “nose to the grindstone” time. It’s a time to deal with practical matters, and it’s not a time to be lazy or especially gregarious. Sometimes, it can be a year that feels hard, monotonous and routine, and/or lonely. Advice – get yourself organized, work to build your resources, keep busy.
2014 will be a Number Five year for you. Ruled by Mercury. This is a year of exploration and freedom. It’s a time when exploration and reaching out to others brings opportunities. It’s a good time to advertise and sell. Surprises are in store, and the routine is broken. This is a year when exciting relationships can be formed, or, if you are already in a partnership, new life is breathed into the relationship. Advice – explore, look for adventure, keep your eyes open for opportunities, mingle.
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These interpretations are partially based on the Solar Return chart in astrology. Of course, the Solar Return chart is most accurate, personalized, and descriptive, when the birth time and place (in addition to the birth date) are known.
The individual birthday forecast above is written by astrologer Annie and is copyright CafeAstrology.com.