Jupiter-Pluto aspects bring out the best and worst in people and in events. With this in mind, be prepared to be tolerant with those who transgress, and avoid reaching meltdown. Instead, this powerful influence should be used to transform a situation for the better. Turning a dark and dingy basement into a bright and cheerful space is the metaphor of the moment, and any way in which you can bring light out of the darkness is a worthy endeavour. Two eclipses dominate August’s astrological landscape, and there is a chance that already you are reaping the benefits of an unexpected bonus. However, if you are facing a less than wonderful development, take it one step at a time, and you’ll come through.