Astro Weekly

SUNDAY, JULY 16, 2017

ASTRO ADVICE WEEKLY 

July 16 – July 22, 2017

     ARIES (March 21-April 19): Stay calm on the 16th and take a moment to digest whatever is going on around you. Turn any negative into a positive with an open mind and a good attitude. On the 17th and 18th, an industrious approach to work, money and getting ahead will make a statement that will help you advance. Keep your opinions to yourself and your emotions in check. Spend a little time on you and the way you present who you are and what you do on the 19th and 20th. A romantic gesture will enhance a relationship that is important to you. Live within your means on the 21st and 22nd, and avoid being tempted by someone indulgent, unpredictable and insincere.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Refrain from making an abrupt change based on an emotional situation on the 16th. You are best to control your feelings and wait to see how things unfold. A discussion on the 17th and 18th with someone who is knowledgeable about what you want to pursue will encourage you to make a decision. Don’t expect to please everyone with the choice you make. Put your best foot forward on the 19th and 20th, and you will make a good impression on someone you want to work alongside or spend more time with. On the 21st and 22nd, visit a friend or relative who needs your support and reassurance, but don’t overspend unnecessarily or to make an impression.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Share your ideas on the 16th and you will get all the help you need. Family fun or a little romance should be a priority. Check your personal finances on the 17th and 18th before you decide to indulge in a personal expense that isn’t necessary. It’s best to save. Make moderation your strategy for survival. Don’t be fooled by someone asking for help on the 19th and 20th. A sob story will leave you feeling guilty. Get the facts before you promise to take on responsibilities that don’t belong to you. Personal self-help and gains are better choices. On the 21st and 22nd, don’t go overboard when dealing with children or someone you are trying to impress.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): On the 16th, refrain from making changes based on what others do or say. Use willpower to combat temptation, and be willing to walk away from people who are a bad influence. Evaluate your current partnerships on the 17th and 18th, and consider if you should discuss or renegotiate the terms of your relationship. Whether it’s business or pleasure, equality must be maintained. Secrets will be kept on the 19th and 20th. Don’t make decisions based on little or false information. Bide your time and look for signs that reinforce your decision before moving forward. Turn your emotions into creativity on the 21st and 22nd. Put muscle behind your plans instead of cash, and you’ll come out ahead.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take charge of your life on the 16th and make things happen. If you want change, do something about it. It’s up to you to follow your heart and pursue your dreams. You’ll be confused by what someone says or does on the 17th and 18th. Don’t let an incident cause an emotional response that you will regret. Discipline and reserve will help bring about positive change in a timely fashion. Make time for friends, children or someone you love on the 19th and 20th. Helping or making a contribution will lead to favors when you need something in return. Romance is highlighted. On the 21st and 22nd, make a commitment, and a positive change will unfold and bring you joy.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Emotional spending on the 16th will not comfort you. Focus more on doing things around your residence that are cost-efficient and add to your comfort. Avoid anyone trying to talk you into something you don’t want to do on the 17th and 18th. Concentrate on what will help you get ahead. Picking up additional skills, knowledge or networking is your best bet. Refuse to let personal matters cost you on the 19th and 20th. Take care of your professional responsibilities first, and ward off demanding individuals by offering suggestions and solutions, not time or money. Get involved in activities on the 21st and 22nd that you find interesting, informative and challenging. The result will be great ideas and positive gains.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional situations will escalate fast on the 16th. Don’t make assumptions, take action or give in to temptation. Step back and keep the peace. Hold on to your cash on the 17th and 18th. If you save or invest smartly now, you will have ample funds to make improvements to your home, lifestyle or personal appearance in the future. Physical activities and self-awareness and improvements are key to easing stress on the 19th and 20th. Travel plans can be made, and reuniting with old friends is encouraged. Don’t overreact on the 21st and 22nd to a situation that isn’t clear. Focus inward and on doing something that will help you feel good about you. Discipline and hard work will pay off.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t feel you have to act on your ideas prematurely on the 16th. Wait until you feel comfortable and fully prepared. Use your intuition strategically on the 17th and 18th. Take physical action, not verbal, if you want to make an impression. What you say will mean nothing if you don’t follow through with your plan. Money, health and legal matters will cause confusion on the 19th and 20th. Don’t compromise your personal or professional position by offering information that isn’t asked for directly. Protect your reputation and your possessions. On the 21st and 22nd, taking part in activities that you find interesting will ease your stress. Attending a retreat or creative workshop will be enlightening.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Strike up a conversation on the 16th with someone you find interesting, and you will find out something that will encourage you to hone a skill you have and use it strategically to get ahead. Be careful who you share information with on the 17th and 18th. Someone is likely to steal your idea. Wait until you are fully prepared to market what you have to offer. Partnerships look promising on the 19th and 20th. Whether you have a personal or a professional interest in someone, your gestures will be well received and certainly considered. Emotional spending or being overly generous on the 21st and 22nd will lead to a stressful situation when the bills come in.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take precautions on the 16th when dealing with unpredictable people. An offer may sound good, but unless you are given a flawless presentation leaving nothing to chance, you are best to take a pass. Personal relationships should be your priority on the 17th and 18th. Fixing up your home, hosting an event or just spending time with loved ones will be satisfying as long as you don’t overspend. Listen carefully on the 19th and 20th, and you will gain information that will bring greater clarity to a situation that has made you have some doubts about your position as well as your future. Emotions will surface quickly on the 21st and 22nd. Don’t jump to conclusions.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Review your past on the 16th to help you make a decision regarding your personal life and the people you associate with. An emotional issue will throw you off guard on the 17th and 18th. Don’t let your personal life interfere with your professional responsibilities. If you want to resolve any uncertainty you are feeling about someone you love, ask questions. Love, family and children should be a priority on the 19th and 20th. A romantic gesture will bring about positive personal change. Avoid making an unnecessary expenditure on the 21st and 22nd. Impulsive action will lead to stress. Lean toward activities that are cheap and bring better physical and emotional health. Do what’s best for you.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Consider vocational options on the 16th, and look into the possibility of making a change if you aren’t happy with your current situation. Send out resumes or check with past colleagues for an opening that might interest you. On the 17th and 18th, you’ll get the help you ask for if you are honest about what you want and what you have to offer. Problems will arise at home on the 19th and 20th if you aren’t open about the way you feel. Emotional manipulation is apparent, and motives must be addressed honestly if you want to get good results. Get involved in activities that involve helping others on the 21st and 22nd. What you do to contribute will make you feel good.

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