This is a month where you have a lust for learning and if you desire, you can pick up skills or absorb information en masse. You have intense powers of concentration and your memory is highly retentive. If you have time off, you may well use it for research, study or voracious reading on a subject that interests you. This is a curious time when you are distracted and often bored by what is banal and ordinary, you seek out likeminded people to mentally joust with and are rather procrastinating about routine work.
This is a very good month for planning and budgeting for your own business. It's an ideal time to do market research for a new business, put proposals together to secure a loan or come up with a business strategy. Forward planning for new ventures which you are excited about is very successful. They key word however is 'excited'; this month work connected to ongoing business, routine requirements or for a boss is not particularly successful, you have to be fully mentally engaged in a new venture to take advantage of the comic energy.
There are two elements to health this month. The first is diversity: Taurus like routine and are change resistant, but right now, inability to make necessary changes and a stubborn attitude is central to mental and physical health problems. Make changes not only to your diet or fitness regime but to your attitudes and perceptions and this can positively impact health. You may need to have a serious discussion with a family member to get something off your chest. In some cases an old issue returns to bother you and you need to revisit it and get some clarity or resolution.
A new romantic partner may have quite an influence on your life in August, they may sweep you off your feet. New love relationships that start this month can be very significant and also karmic. You may fall quite deeply in love and yet aspects of this relationship are more compulsive than logical. The relationship can stir strong feelings in you, and you and this new person often have quite a meaningful and significant psychological connection. You share similar pasts, not necessarily in terms of home town or upbringing, but in terms of the struggles you both faced internally.
This can be a stormy month in marriage and there are clashes and arguments. The degree of fallout is proportional to the amount of stuff you have bottled up, as things buried in the subconscious tend to explode out this month.
Taurus must be careful not to act out anger that has resulted from non-marriage matters within your relationship ie don't take it out on your partner. Try and express anger constructively by explaining yourself and suggesting a way forward.
The moon waxes after the 18th making this your launch period. From the 18th is the time to step on the gas and motor: applying for new jobs, interviews with the boss, public speaking and all leadership roles are favored. This is not a good month to get married or engaged or to start a business partnership.