Astro Advice

SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2019

ASTRO ADVICE WEEKLY by Eugenia Last

JULY 28 – AUGUST 3, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Focus on personal gains on the 28th like discovering more about your family background or participating in events that encourage you to broaden your awareness or marketable skills. Compassion and understanding will be required on the 29th, 30th, and 31st when dealing with sensitive issues at home or at work. It’s important not to give anyone the wrong impression. Be honest about who you are and what you are willing to do. A physical challenge on the 1st and 2nd will provide you with a platform to show everyone what you are capable of doing. A change to your appearance will lead to compliments and a romantic gesture. Be careful what you wish for on the 3rd. Curb habits and avoid excessive behavior.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Channel your energy into something constructive on the 28th. Don’t give anyone a chance to take advantage of you. Question anything that doesn’t seem right. Rely on those who have been there for you in the past on the 29th, 30th, and 31st, and you will get the backing and support you need to accomplish your goal. Don’t make a substantial investment or change without doing proper research. An emotional situation will escalate on the 1st and 2nd if you are stubborn or you leave your responsibilities in someone else’s hands. Reach out to someone who has given you good advice in the past on the 3rd, and you will be offered a different perspective on a situation you face.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be careful who you share your feelings or concerns with on the 28th. Your secrets will be revealed at an inopportune time if you are too vocal. You’ll have trouble identifying with someone on the 29th, 30th and 31st due to a difference in background. Keep an open mind before you make a judgment call or a hasty decision. Time is on your side, live in the moment, and let things unfold naturally. Refuse to let anyone meddle in your affairs on the 1st and 2nd or interfere with a meaningful relationship. An emotional situation will unravel quickly on the 3rd if you aren’t honest about the past, present, and what you want to achieve in the future.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Consider how you earn your living and how to bring in more cash on the 28th. Someone will offer a suggestion that may sound far-fetched initially but pared down has potential. Don’t leave your responsibilities for someone else to take care of on the 29th, 30th, and 31st, or you will be disappointed with the results. Someone will offer false hope if you confide in him or her. Focus on a job that can affect your future on the 1st and 2nd. There is no room for error if you want to get ahead. Discuss your plans with someone you love on the 3rd before you begin. You may need to make an adjustment to keep the peace.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do what you can to help others on the 28th, and an unexpected opportunity will unfold. Be sure to follow through on a suggestion or offer someone makes. Go about your personal finances or legal matters quietly on the 29th, 30th and 31st. Keeping your own business a secret is favored. A financial gain or gift is heading in your direction. Don’t get upset if someone makes an untimely change on the 1st and 2nd. Be prepared to do your own thing without making a scene. The past will come back to haunt you on the 3rd if you haven’t been honest about something you did. Clear the air before matters escalate. Self-improvement is encouraged, and love should be a priority.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t be afraid to make a last-minute change on the 28th if it will encourage a better relationship with someone you care about. Put emotions aside and do your best to compromise. Offer suggestions, hands-on help, and items you no longer use or need on the 29th, 30th and 31st, and it will make you feel as if you’ve accomplished something. Someone you meet will offer valuable information. Make sure you haven’t overlooked an important detail on the 1st and 2nd that could set you back or end up costing you financially or emotionally. Be straightforward when offering information. Personal growth will take place on the 3rd if you question your motives. Honesty is the best policy.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): How you handle situations at home will make a difference on the 28th. Less talk and more work will help you avoid criticism. Emotions will flare up quickly on the 29th, 30th and 31st if you let someone take advantage of you. Take care of your responsibilities immediately, and move on to projects or activities that are less stressful. A change or mistake someone makes can cost you financially. Check facts before you sign a contract. Learn from past experience on the 1st and 2nd, and you will avoid getting involved in a venture with someone who isn’t trustworthy. Romance is on the rise. An emotional incident that unfolds on the 3rd will leave you in an awkward position. Don’t share personal information.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Avoid doing someone else’s work on the 28th. A joint endeavor may seem like a good idea, but if you end up being responsible for everything, you will end up at a loss. Reconnecting with people you’ve worked with in the past on the 29th, 30th and 31st will be eye-opening. Listen and share experiences, and something interesting will develop. Trust your instincts but not someone who shows signs of inconsistency. Emotional matters will surface on the 1st and 2nd if someone you thought you could trust lets you down. A gesture of friendliness will have hidden motives. Spend less but do more on the 3rd, and you will feel good about what you end up accomplishing.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Only trust what you see on the 28th, gossip will be filled with all sorts of connotations that can easily lead you in the wrong direction. Learn from past mistakes and observation on the 29th, 30th, and 31st, and you will recognize when someone is trying to impress you by telling false stories instead of sticking to facts. Don’t buy into someone else’s ideas, invest in your own. Don’t judge on the 1st and 2nd and you’ll avoid being judged. Stick to your plan and refuse to make an impulsive move because someone else does. Emotions will be difficult to control on the 3rd. Listen carefully but don’t feel the need to answer or agree to something if you have doubts.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t let an emotional incident from the past drag you down on the 28th. Walk away from any situation that tries to saddle you with something isn’t your fault. Talk to someone who understands you on the 29th, 30th and 31st, and you’ll be given a different point of view that will help you deal with a partnership problem or living arrangement that needs to be adjusted. Pitch in and make improvements on the 1st and 2nd but don’t feel obliged to donate cash. Your money will be better spent on something that will ease your stress or add to your comfort. A gift or offering will come from an unexpected source on the 3rd. Question if there is an ulterior motive attached.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take time out to relax and enjoy life on the 28th. Spending time with someone you love or getting involved in activities that ease stress are encouraged. Be aware of what’s going on around you on the 29th, 30th and 31st. Note the rules and regulations involved when dealing with government agencies and medical and financial institutions. Precautions should be taken while traveling. Showing affection on the 1st and 2nd will get a much better response than flexing your muscles. Keep the peace and reap the rewards. Expect someone to make a mountain out of a molehill on the 3rd. Avoid letting situations spin out of control. Too much of anything will lead to trouble. Avoid indulgent behavior.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Concentrate on a creative project or spending time with people who appreciate your help on the 28th. Keep life simple, be honest, and refuse to get into an emotional or excessive situation. You can make a difference on the 29th, 30th and 31st if you volunteer for something you feel strongly about. Voicing your opinion will put you in a position of leadership. Be straightforward and willing to follow through with any promises you make. Don’t let what others do on the 1st and 2nd disrupt your plans. Carry on and show consistency and discipline, and you will outmaneuver anyone who tries to interfere. Share your thoughts and feelings on the 3rd, and you will find out where you stand.

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