The New Moon in Leo makes you take centre stage – your star sign's tarotscope (2023)

The next New Moon is on August 16 in the sign of Leo.

New Moons are a time for activation, initiation, creation, and go-getting ambition. It’s time to make a start on new adventures, goals, projects, and activity. You are brimming with energy and enthusiasm, so invest it wisely into something that will bring positive rewards.

This New Moon encourages us to activate personal goals that are aligned with Leo’s self-promotion and passionate energy.

Step up, stand in the spotlight, move to the front and centre. Lead, perform, activate, create, showcase, take control.

You can’t play second fiddle all your life, or hide behind others. Eventually, you will come into your own power and you will be ready to take the top spot and shine.
Now is the time to start.

Let the tarot give you a nudge as to what proactive and self-promoting magic you can manifest this New Moon.


March 21 to April 20

Tarot card for Aries for the New Moon in Leo: Ace of Cups

Meaning: New relationships are on your mind and taking up space in your heart. Invest fully, Aries, go all in, fall in love, tell them everything, share your life, be generous, hope for the best.

You are a person who loves to be in love, the thrill of a chase, the early romantic gestures and flirtations. If you’re already in a relationship then rekindle that side and be selfish about demanding what you desire in your love life. If you’re single then look for gorgeous, spiritual Water signs – Pisces, Cancer, Scorpio.

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April 21 to May 21

Tarot card for Taurus for the New Moon in Leo: Eight of Cups

Meaning: You would do well to stop investing your time in pursuits that aren’t paying off. Stop. Withdraw. You are wasting your precious time. Taurus, there are bigger, better goals out there that will reap greater rewards. Pivot and shift to go after something new and bolder.

The Eight of Cups asks you not to sell yourself short, to put effort in where there isn’t much fertile ground to sow upon. Go where there’s greatest potential for growth and stake your claim there. Your hard work deserves the best rewards.

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May 22 to June 21

Tarot card for Gemini for the New Moon in Leo: The Star

Meaning: What do you want to be famous for? Remembered for? Talked about for? What would you love your reputation to be? Gemmy, it’s time to make that a reality.

The Star is bringing you really powerful blessings and a wish pass from the Universe to make a magical dream come true. Make it a lasting legacy of positivity that plays to your greatest strength or passion. Invest 100% in the thing you love most this New Moon and start a new venture or spin off. It will be successful.

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Gemini


June 22 to July 23

Tarot card for Cancer for the New Moon in Leo: Eight of Wands

Meaning: Broaden your circle. Network, Start new conversations. Reunite and rekindle. Reach out. Ask for an introduction. Say hi. Write a letter. Spruce your social media or professional network. Join in or sign up. Basically, communicate!

The Eight of Wands says you can start a new adventure just by talking to others and seeing what’s going on around you. So many fresh and exciting opportunities will come from a concerted effort to talk more to more people. Get in there, Cancer!

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Cancer


July 24 to August 23

Tarot card for Leo for the New Moon in Leo: Queen of Coins

Meaning: Leo, this is your moon. Make a wish! The Queen of Coins asks you to lead, step up, take ownership and control of the situation. Make it your own, craft it your way, shift things in a better direction. The areas in focus are health, wealth, work and home.

Big improvements and positive changes can be made across the board here and, in fact, one shift will lead to another. Start a new, healthy, happy way of living well that makes every day like a holiday! Live your best life, starting now.

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Leo


August 24 to September 23

Tarot card for Virgo for the New Moon in Leo: Page of Coins

Meaning:You love learning and this New Moon you can really put some progress and activation into your life by taking up something educational. Could be a formal class or course, might be a fun workshop or just listening to an informative podcast, joining the library, listening to a self help book.

Whatever tickles your fancy, join in and get informed. The Page of Coins is the tarot’s student and shows up when learning something new would really, truly benefit you.

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September 24 to October 23

Tarot card for Libra for the New Moon in Leo: Eight of Coins

Meaning: Use this New Moon’s confidence-boosting energy to push through a tough phase you’re in the midst of and get to the Finish Line, with a bang! The Eight of Coins reveals you’re midway through a difficult task or situation and feeling fed up. You’d like to quit (I know). But don’t!

This New Moon will bring energy and passion and you can focus it on this task and get it done. With a sigh of relief, you will make a breakthrough that makes it all a lot easier and then you can pick up your reward/s too! Bonus.

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Libra


October 24 to November 22

Tarot card for Scorpio for the New Moon in Leo: The Wheel of Fortune

Meaning: Step up and show up in a new way this New Moon, Scorpio. Maybe a different look or attitude or approach or demand. Maybe a newly opened venue or event. Maybe with different people.

Something has to shift and you will notice it has a major knock-on effect that creates ripples of new ideas, insights, energies and opportunities. The Wheel of Fortune is a powerful card predicting transformation, one which starts with a change from you. Make it positive and then watch the halo grow!

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Scorpio


November 23 to December 21

Tarot card for Sagittarius for the New Moon in Leo: Three of Coins

Meaning: Self promotion can be as easy as just being visible. Making sure you’re doing things which play to your skills and strengths and showcasing the process and results. Highlight your wins. Talk about your journey. Express your desires and goals.

People are listening and, this New Moon, someone will step forward with an offer that truly matches a long-term ambition of yours. They like what they see (but they have to see it first). Be visible to people with influence.

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Sagittarius


December 22 to January 21

Tarot card for Capricorn for the New Moon in Leo: Nine of Wands

Meaning: You are a shy, solo kind of character and you don’t like blowing your own trumpet, so to speak. Push past that reticence or fear, Capricorn, because this Is how you get ahead (and you like to get ahead). It’s who vs what you know that opens doors, more often than not.

Don’t deny yourself golden opportunities for false modesty. The Nine of Wands is a reassurance that a little bit of self promotion from you can go a long, long way. Just be factual, transparent, and maybe a little bit proud! You deserve your merits.

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Capricorn


January 22 to February 19

Tarot card for Aquarius for the New Moon in Leo: Ten of Cups

Meaning: Have faith and confidence in your closest relationship and take things to the next level, whatever that is! Propose, ask them out, confide in them, tell the truth, say how you feel, be open and generous. What you give will be given back tenfold.

This relationship is built to last and you can lean on it and invest in it. So go all in. When you’re with the right person, it promotes your own power too. You feel supported and boosted. You open up and shine! Be happy, Aquarius.

Head here for everything you need to know about being an Aquarius


February 20 to March 20

Tarot card for Pisces for the New Moon in Leo: Four of Wands

Meaning: You are so ready for the promotion, expansion, increase in responsibility, new role, or growth in rewards that awaits you this New Moon. Apply, ask, demand, pitch.

The Four of Wands tells you to build on your successes and go further, ask for more, do more, be better. You are outgrowing your current surrounds and you are looking to further your potential. Now is a great time to invest in making that next step and giving yourself a fresh mountain to climb. You are ready!

Head here for everything you need to know about being a Pisces

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