Astro Weekly

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017

ASTRO ADVICE WEEKLY 

August 6 – August 12, 2017

     ARIES (March 21-April 19): Physical activity will do you good on the 6th. Participate in something that will benefit others and bring you satisfaction. Don’t reveal personal information or your feelings openly. A peer, colleague or boss will withhold important information on the 7th and 8th that that will leave you in a compromising or confusing position. If you want to see change, it’s up to you to be the one to begin the process. Put your personal paperwork in order or dress up your resume on the 9th and 10th. Negotiate on your own behalf. You’ll find it difficult to control your emotions on the 11th and 12th. Plan to keep busy. Pursue activities that are physically stimulating.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): An emotional situation will escalate on the 6th if you are abrupt or stubborn. A little charm and diplomacy will help you avoid discord. Keep your distance from anyone looking for a fight on the 7th and 8th. Take care of your responsibilities, and focus on personal improvement and nurturing important relationships. Romance is encouraged. Emotional spending or overpaying for something will set you back on the 9th and 10th. Wait for a sale before you purchase a big-ticket item. Added pressure and stress will result if you neglect your responsibilities. Problems while traveling or dealing with authority figures will surface on the 11th and 12th. Stay calm to avoid having an unexpected situation spin out of control.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep your plans simple on the 6th. Before you start something new, find out what’s entailed and expected of you. Forge into the future with optimism on the 7th and 8th. Know what you want, and implement your plans. The changes you make outside your home will also benefit you personally. Don’t be gullible on the 9th and 10th. You’ll be fed false information to try to manipulate you into a deal that will compromise your position. Don’t let emotional relationships interfere with your ability to get ahead. On the 11th and 12th, you can lend a helping hand, but don’t make a cash donation. Your money will be put to better use if you spend it on home improvements or educational pursuits.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Concentrate on the things you can do on the 6th, not the impossible. Use imagination and insight to bring about positive changes at home or work. Don’t feel you need to overspend to impress someone. Greater involvement in your community on the 7th and 8th, or attending cultural events that offer unique lifestyle choices, will change the way you treat and feel about people who are unlike you. Personal growth is encouraged. Share your thoughts on the 9th and 10th with people who have something unusual to offer. Romance is highlighted and will improve your personal life. On the 11th and 12th, you may want to bring about change, but before you jump into something that is unfamiliar, consider the consequences.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional concerns about your future on the 6th should not be dealt with impulsively. Careful observation of whatever situation you face will help you avoid doing something you’ll regret. You’ll be drawn toward interesting people on the 7th and 8th. Collaboration and teamwork will bring about positive change that will boost your reputation and status. On the 9th and 10th, negotiations and joint ventures will require charm and charisma. Share concerns, ideas and what you are willing to contribute, but do not give out personal information. Get involved in activities that will challenge you on the 11th and 12th. Short trips will be educational and enlightening as well as lead to positive personal change.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): On the 6th, be a participant and discover new people and interests. Getting out and mingling will help you expand your mind and encourage you to focus more on your relationships with others. Check out your options on the 7th and 8th regarding work. You’ll discover a new way to use your skills and services that is satisfying as well as lucrative. A link to your past will help you move forward. Nurture important partnerships on the 9th and 10th. Listen to complaints and share your thoughts. Engaging in serious discussions will help resolve pending problems. Put more time and money into building a strong and efficient home base on the 11th and 12th.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can make a difference on the 6th if you volunteer or participate in a fundraising event. What you do to help others will give you a platform to express your ideas and form new alliances. Make personal changes on the 7th and 8th, and you will attract compliments and support for your effort and your choice. Your heart and emotions will lead you to victory. Refuse to take on responsibilities that don’t belong to you on the 9th and 10th. Keep personal information a secret, and stay focused on the projects and concerns that mean the most to you. You may crave change on the 11th and 12th, but living within your means and protecting what you have is necessary.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Consider every aspect of a situation on the 6th before you voice your opinion. Don’t let emotions lead you into an argument. Listen, but refrain from commenting. Problems at home or changes at work on the 7th and 8th will leave you on edge. Refuse to let personal or professional uncertainty interfere with the way you treat those around you. Reflect and rethink your options. On the 9th and 10th, mental or physical travel will enrich your mind and help you decipher what your life choices are and how best to reach them. Consider your skills and how best to use them on the 11th and 12th. Invest in keeping up with the latest technology and information in your field.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take a day trip on the 6th. Visit an old friend or plan a family reunion. Interacting with people from your past will give you insight into your upbringing as well as future prospects. On the 7th and 8th, support a cause you believe in with activities that entail strength, courage and energy, and you will change someone’s life. Don’t give in to someone who is trying to manipulate you on the 9th and 10th. Recognize flattery as a means to persuade you to do something that you probably shouldn’t do. If change is required on the 11th and 12th, do your best to make it happen. Take a leadership position and follow through with your plans.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Acknowledge what others contribute on the 6th. It’s important to give credit where credit is due if you want to keep the peace. Partnerships, contracts and taking care of your physical needs on the 7th and 8th will help you put your life goals in perspective. Romance is in the stars and will improve your personal life. Don’t give up on long-term goals because someone discourages you on the 9th and 10th. Branch out on your own and follow through with your plans. You’ll face opposition on the 11th and 12th if you are too vocal about what you want to do. Pay close attention to detail, and you will leave no room for error or complaints.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotions will be hard to control on the 6th. Avoid getting into a dispute by keeping your thoughts to yourself and focusing on personal growth and physical improvements. Question partnerships on the 7th and 8th. If someone doesn’t appear to be doing as much as you are, it may be time for you to do a little less or revise your agreement. The changes you make on the 9th and 10th will result in limitations due to a lack of participation by those you thought you could count on. Size down your plans to fit your current situation. You can forge ahead on the 11th and 12th. A push to finish what you start will make a lasting impression.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Gather information on the 6th, but be discreet about what you are up to. Listen carefully and focus on what others are doing. Compliments will help you get what you want. Don’t let your emotions interfere with your work on the 7th and 8th. It’s important that you finish what you start and that you are honest in your assessment of the work you do to avoid being judged. Limit what you confide in others on the 9th and 10th. Keeping an air of mystery about who you are as well as your whereabouts will be in your best interest. Moderation will be required and impulsiveness curbed on the 11th and 12th if you want to avoid criticism.

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