You can find your Leo 2020 horoscope below. These horoscopes work best when you read your Ascendant sign, and not your Sun sign (also known as star sign). Not sure what your Ascendant sign is? Generate your natal chart now, or if you prefer a more beginner-friendly version you can order your free natal chart instead (may take a few weeks to receive).
Just as in life, you can have some things going well, and others going not so well, some of the predictions below may seem to contradict each other. Sometimes the planetary aspects seem to really hit home in your chart, and other times not so much. This is an indication of what to expect in a general sense and is not calibrated to your individual natal chart and covers only the basics of what to expect in 2020.
The year starts off with a lot of planets in your 6th house of health, daily routines, and pets and includes the powerful Saturn conjunct Pluto aspect in this part of your chart. There has probably been a build-up to changes in this area of your life for a little while now.
It is likely that issues related to your health and fitness, those you work with, or your pets cannot go on in the same fashion that they have been up until now. While this might seem quite ominous and frightening, in the long term, this is likely to be quite beneficial and to assist you in growing in some fashion.
Early January to mid-February can be a time when you are extremely focused on yourself and what brings you joy. Your willpower may be extremely low at this time. If you are involved in sporting events however, you are likely to do extremely well at this time. In romantic relationships, you are likely to be quite ardent and frisky.
Your relationship with your children, if you have any, could be a little contentious. You would do well to find a way for everyone to use up their physical reserves of energy as an outlet. Do watch that your children are not putting themselves at risk though, as they may be more accident-prone during this time.
From mid-January to early February should be a fortunate time when it comes to finances. You may benefit from money via your partner, a bank, taxation, inheritance or insurances.
From early February to early March, you may be drawn to art and other cultural experiences. This is a wonderful time to get away on a long-distance trip if you can. Your appreciation for new and different locations, adventures and people is stronger at this time. Relationships formed now may teach you things that you have not been exposed to before.
From the 16th of February until the 9th of March, Mercury will be retrograde, which can cause all sorts of mix-ups and delays. You may find that you experience Mercury retrograde type issues for a longer period though, as the shadow period will extend from the beginning of February and the end of March
For you, Mercury will be about rethinking, re-evaluating and re-doing matters related to shared finances and resources. This can cause delays and mix-ups regarding such matters as inheritances, taxation, and insurances.
There may be a need to double-check that everything is as it should be regarding these matters. There may also be confusion and miscommunications with a partner regarding how you manage finances or resources.
The very last period of the retrograde period, from March 4, will see Mercury slip back into the astrological house that is all about your relationships. You may find that you hear from ex-partners during this time. There may also be issues relating to communications between you and your partner, this can be business or romantic.
Mid-February to the end of March is likely to be a time when you can accomplish a lot of work. You may find that you get upset during this time if you are not given sufficient credit, or what you see as sufficient credit, for what work you do. This is the house of health, so having a physical outlet for your energy is important now, rather than keeping things bottled up.
From early March to early April is likely to be a favorable time concerning your career and public reputation. You are seen as easy to get along with during this time and people tend to view you in a good light. You may be more involved in artistic, creative or diplomatic matters related to your career, even if this is not usually the case.
There is a possibility of falling for or becoming romantically involved with someone that you work with at this time. This romantic interest could be a boss or someone that is perceived as being in a higher position than you at this time.
The beginning of April to mid-May may be a time of conflict with your partner, either business or romantic. This can also affect your close friendships. You may tend to be rather self-involved at this time and focused on your aims to the detriment of others.
If you can channel this energy into a joint venture, you are likely to weather this period better. You could do this through physical activity, or working together on a project
From early April to early August, you may find yourself interacting with your friends and in groups more. This is a great time to be mingling with others, whether that be with friends, at meetings or at conferences.
The friendship component of any romantic relationships you are involved in will be more important to you now. Your ability and willingness to compromise in general is improved during this time.
Venus will be retrograde this year, from May 13th to June 25th. However, the effects of Venus retrograde will be felt from April 9th until July 29th when taking into account the retrograde shadow period. Events from 8 years ago (11th April 2012 to 31st July 2012) may also be linked to events happening during these times.
Venus will be retrograde in your 11th house of groups, friends, organizations and your hopes and dreams. As Venus retrogrades are a time for reviewing our relationships and values, you may find yourself mulling over issues to do with these topics. Any imbalances that have occurred in the areas are likely to come under scrutiny.
On and around June 3rd, issues from the past are likely to arise and there may be a strong tendency to project these onto current partners or situations, even when there is no correlation between the two. Walls or defenses that you have built may need to be torn down, or you may find the need to enforce boundaries at this time.
You may find that looking at matters from a new angle or taking a new approach works better for you now. This works best if you can incorporate the new ways of looking at this situation with how you have already been dealing with these sorts of matters. Venus values balance and harmony, so swinging from handling a situation one way to the other extreme may do more harm than good.
Mid-May to the last week of June may bring disagreements over communal or shared finances and property at this time. This could be related to inheritances, divorce agreements, how shared finances are spent in a partnership (either business or romantic) or concerning income taxes or insurance claims.
From 17 Jun 2020 to 12 Jul 2020 we have Mercury retrograde and potentially causing mix-ups and delays again. Some may find the effects of the retrograde extend to the shadow period of 1 Jun to 26 Jul 2020.
This Mercury retrograde will be occurring in your 12th house of hidden and secret matters. This is a time when self-defeating issues may come back to trip you up. This can also be a time when working behind the scenes can run into issues. If you have spent time in places of confinement or seclusion like a hospital, prison or spiritual retreat, you might encounter people you know through there.
Late June to early September may be a time when you identify with your beliefs very strongly and may have a tendency to try and convince others of them. You would do better if you can resist the impulse to impose your beliefs on others during this time.
This is a great time to broaden your horizons and learn more in general, particularly if it is new or foreign to you. You may also be traveling more, particularly overseas or places that have a different culture than yours. You may be more involved with the law at this time and may need to watch that you do not push your luck too much in this arena.
From early August to early September you may want to keep your relationships low-key. For some, this may indicate a secret or clandestine romantic situation. For others, it may just be wanting to keep things more removed from other people and situations at this time.
You may also find that you are more selfless and giving to your partner or others at this time. This may also be a time of hidden or psychological issues in regards to relationships.
From early September to early October, you are likely to be more willing to compromise and want to relate and interact with others. People find you charming and magnetic now, and you are at your most appealing, both physically and emotionally.
This is a fun time for you, where you feel easy going and non-combative, and it would be a great time to get away for a holiday or spend more time with friends.
Mars will be retrograde from the 9th of September until the 13th of November (the effects may be felt from 25 July 2020 to 2 January 2021 when allowing for the shadow period). When Mars is transiting retrograde we are reevaluating our power, drive, energy, and assertiveness.
This will be taking place in the area of your chart that is associated with the 9th house of overseas travel, higher education, religion, beliefs, philosophy, publishing, and the law. Up until the 13th of October, there can be a tendency to over-react and it can be hard to see situations as they truly are. The 13th of October may bring a situation to a head, and may lead to a type of explosion of energies/frustration.
This is certainly not the only time that Mars (energy, drive, ambition, anger, libido) will find itself frustrated this year. In fact, a lot of 2020 will feel like a push-pull, stop-start sort of energy as Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn will be having a lot of sway over Mars as well. It may take until mid-January 2021 before you feel like you are making any real progress at all.
As it turns out, the 13th of October is also when Mercury stations retrograde for the final time this year. This is the start of the retrograde phase, where mix-ups and delays are to be expected, so pressures are likely to be quite intense then.
The Mercury retrograde phase is from 13 October to 3 November, but the shadow period will be from 23 September to 19 November. This will be occurring in your 4th house of home and family.
There may be mix-ups concerning your family, especially communications with your parents. There could also be long lost relatives that show up during this time. Matters to do with your house, particularly selling or buying are likely to be meet with mixups and delays.
On the 27th of October, Mercury will move back into the 3rd house. This house is all about siblings, your local neighborhood, local travel, and communications in general.
You may find that you have problems with your car or other forms of transport during this time. You may also have issues to do with email, computers, and electronics in general. Dealing with siblings and those in your local neighborhood may be prone to mix-ups and confusion.
For most of October, you may find that your finances have a bit of an up and down quality. Your ability to attract money and possessions at this time is high, but your tendency to over-spend is also increased.
You will be attracted to items that appeal to your sense of beauty and harmony at this time, as well as items that imbue you with a feeling of luxury or lavishness. Financial negotiations are likely to favorable at this time as you have an ability to handle these situations well now.
From late October to late November, you may find that your day to day encounters with people are more harmonious and agreeable. You enjoy catching up with friends, siblings and those that you run into regularly. There may be an uptick in the number of communications with others during this time as well.
From late November until mid-December you may find yourself becoming more of a homebody. You are more likely to want to spend time at home with your special people, rather than go out or visit with others at this time.
Your relationship with your family, and your parents, in particular, is likely to be quite good during this time. You may find yourself wanting to redecorate your home or make it more appealing in some way.
From mid-December onward is a great time to get away for holidays if you can. This is a time when you have little time for work and heavy subjects in any case, and you would rather focus on fun times with those that you care about.
If you have children, this is likely to be a wonderful time to spend with them. For those in relationships, this is likely to be a carefree and relaxed time. You feel able to be yourself and feel appreciated for who you are.
For those that are artistically inclined, this can be a very productive time. For those that are not so talented, an appreciation for the creative work of others is likely now.
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