Astro Weekly

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017


July 30 – Aug. 5, 2017

     ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t let emotions lead to arguments on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Keep busy and stay physically active to avoid stewing over matters that can potentially cause a relationship problem with someone you love. Don’t be impulsive or invite unwanted change. A business or pleasure trip on the 2nd and 3rd will help you sort through some of the choices you have and decisions you need to make. Aim to stabilize your life and make plans for the future that are conducive to getting ahead. Pay attention to the facts on the 5th and 6th, and aim to be realistic and practical when dealing with matters that can affect your living arrangements. It’s important to compromise in order to avoid unwanted change.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Choose to use intelligence over brute force on the 30th, 31st and 1st. If you are stubborn or difficult to get along with, someone will complain. Concentrate on expanding your awareness and making physical improvements. If you want to play on the 2nd and 3rd, you have to get into the game. A practical but tactical approach will help you come out on top. Don’t lose sight of what you want to accomplish. Winning is good, but you want to be respected as well as gain popularity. Being gracious and humble is encouraged. A weekend getaway will do you good on the 4th and 5th. Reconnecting with old friends or relatives will give you plenty to think about.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): On the 30th, 31st and 1st, keep your feet planted firmly on the ground. Don’t allow an emotional situation to take over your life. Look for a unique way to solve any problem you encounter, whether it involves a colleague or a friend. Look for a way to stabilize an important personal or professional partnership on the 2nd and 3rd. It’s important to cooperate as well as offer suggestions and incentives that will encourage an outcome offering greater equality and longevity. Consider what you can do to improve your home environment. Whether a physical update is required, or just doing something to give your place a homey and inviting vibe, it will make a difference to your emotional outlook.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Mingle both outside and inside work on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Finding out more about the people you spend most of your time with will help you make some life choices that will result in greater social interaction and engaging in interesting pastimes. Do your part on the 2nd and 3rd, but don’t take on responsibilities that belong to someone else. If someone tries to bully or pressure you, speak up and set him or her straight. Don’t fear being colorful or more expressive than usual. Put time aside on the 4th and 5th to be with someone you love. Romance will improve your personal life and help you get a better sense of how you can achieve your life goals together.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t be too quick to judge others on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Let whatever scenario is going on around you finish before you take action. Concentrate on gains that will bring about positive physical strength and personal growth. Take charge on the 2nd and 3rd. Whether you are dealing with children, parents, friends or your peers, you are best to set a standard and position yourself as a leader. Bring about change and you will make a difference. Physical fitness will help you deplete built-up frustration. Look for a frugal way to have fun on the 4th and 5th. Down time with the ones you love can be more fulfilling than a lavish night out on the town.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Gather information on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Attending functions that allow you to socialize and pick someone’s brain will help you come up with a viable solution to a personal problem you face. Treat the older and younger people in your life with respect and compassion. Listen to grievances on the 2nd and 3rd, and you’ll come to the realization that making a couple of changes will help put an end to the complaints and criticism you’ve been hearing. A creative solution will improve your popularity. Make plans to do something on the 4th and 5th that will allow you to show off your brawn and your brain. A heartfelt motion for others to join in will be well received.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put more color into the way you do your job on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Express what you want to see happen through your actions. Look to those with more experience for information that will contribute to you reaching your set goal. Live within your means and you’ll avoid criticism. On the 2nd and 3rd, participating in an event that is geared toward helping others will make you feel good and put you in contact with someone who shows interest in you. Listen carefully, but don’t settle for too little because you are unaware of what you have to offer. Problems at home will leave you in an emotional funk on the 4th and 5th. Resolve issues that arise using tact and intelligence.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Explore your interests on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Engage in an endeavor that will stretch your imagination and help you find new ways to put your skills and talents to work. Romance should be a priority. Live and learn on the 2nd and 3rd. Be open to suggestions as well as collaboration with like-minded individuals. Use charm and insight to help turn an idea into a moneymaking opportunity. Personal growth and physical changes will boost your moral. A trip or having a gathering at your place on the 4th and 5th will give you a chance to take a closer look at the way people react to you and what you have to offer.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A change will do you good on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Get away for a couple of days, or take on a project that will consume your time and energy. Keeping busy will help you avoid frustration and spur ideas that you will be able to utilize in the near future. On the 2nd and 3rd, take care of matters that will help you deal with people who depend on you. Set up or negotiate contracts. Revise your personal financial documents, or do something that will benefit you physically. Be careful if you attend a reunion on the 4th and 5th or get together with an old friend. You are likely to be taken advantage of if you are too accommodating.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your distance on the 30th, 31st and 1st from anyone showing signs of instability, inconsistency or unpredictability. Protect your name and assets. Negotiate on your own behalf to avoid being shortchanged. If you really want to get things done on the 2nd and 3rd, work on your own. Find a place that is out of the way and not likely to attract interference. An interesting idea you develop will be worth too much to share with someone capable of stealing and taking credit for your genius. Channel emotional energy into something that interests you on the 4th and 5th. Spend time with someone you find intellectually stimulating, and it will encourage new opportunities.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Ease into any discussion you want to have with a friend, relative or partner on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Emotions will be difficult to control. Choose your words wisely or an argument will dismantle your plans. If you want to make changes, go about it with diplomacy, courtesy and asking for permission when necessary. Helping someone out on the 2nd and 3rd will bring about an unexpected turn of events that will improve your life. A partnership will take on a new role in your life and add to your ability to get ahead financially. Use charm on the 4th and 5th, but stick to the facts and offer realistic solutions that will help ease any uncertainty that crops up.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Invest time and money into something you want to do on the 30th, 31st and 1st. Develop a skill or put together a plan that will help you achieve your dream. Refuse to let anyone infringe on your personal time. You owe it to yourself to give 100 percent to something you want to do. Don’t let the changes going on around you on the 2nd and 3rd cause upset. Bide your time and you will realize that nothing is as bad as you think. Accepting the inevitable will help you conquer goals. Call in a favor on the 4th and 5th or share plans with someone you love. Make romance and a cozy home environment a priority.

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