SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2019
ASTRO ADVICE WEEKLY by Eugenia Last
August 4 – August 10, 2019
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Evaluate your current position on the 4th. Consider how you can improve your earning ability or make your money go further. Let an emotional situation play out on the 5th and 6th. Make no judgment or ultimatum. Offer kindness, peace and love, and see what transpires. Don’t let a change someone initiates on the 7th and 8th get you down. Accept the inevitable, and make decisions based on what’s best for you. Personal improvements are favored that will boost your confidence. Plan to have fun with friends on the 9th and 10th. Sign up for an event or activity in your community or travel to visit someone who always lifts your spirits. Romance is in the stars.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Forgo ego and your emotions on the 4th when dealing with personal matters that can disrupt your home life or romantic future. Being stubborn will not pay off. An energetic approach to taking care of unfinished business on the 5th and 6th will help put your mind at ease. Do more and say less. Look for a way to bring in more cash or reduce your expenses. A change of plans on the 7th and 8th will also influence the way you feel about someone. If you aren’t happy with a relationship you have with someone, make an adjustment. Don’t be fooled by what someone says or does on the 9th and 10th. Look at the facts, and do what’s best for you.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take better care of your emotional, mental and physical health on the 4th. Refuse to let someone talk you into doing something excessive or indulgent. Focus on fitness, not foolishness. You can socialize or network on the 5th and 6th without going into debt. Keep your cards away, and only carry cash you can afford to part with. Partnerships look promising, and romance is favored. Don’t let emotions take over on the 7th and 8th when dealing with work-related matters. Respond with diplomacy. Plan to have fun with someone you love on the 9th and 10th. Visiting a friend or relative or taking a minivacation will lift your spirits. Romance will enhance your life.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stay focused on what’s important to you on the 4th. A creative pursuit will spark your imagination and bring you in contact with interesting people. Put your emotions on the back burner on the 5th and 6th, and focus more on personal growth, physical fitness and engaging in projects that challenge you to try something new. Avoid getting into a dispute. Easy does it on the 7th and 8th. If you take on too much or get into a situation that can turn ugly, you will have regrets. Focus on peace, love and happiness, not anger and disruption. Do your own thing on the 9th and 10th. A project that only requires your input will help you get things done without interference.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Make a move or decision on the 4th because you want to, not because someone else does. Walk away from pressure situations aimed to manipulate you. Set your plans in motion on the 5th and 6th. Don’t wait for someone to meddle in your affairs; do what’s best for yourself and those you love. Look over your options on the 7th and 8th, and address red-tape issues that could stifle your plans if not handled ahead of time. An intuitive approach to what needs to be done will help you avoid an unnecessary mistake. Socialize on the 9th and 10th. Get together with people who don’t put demands on you or entice you to do things you shouldn’t. Romance is on the rise.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Step into the limelight on the 4th and say what’s on your mind. What you contribute will make a difference that will result in improvements to a cause or the community where you reside. Don’t wait until you are forced to deal with pending issues on the 5th and 6th. Be upfront, find out where you stand and deal with situations head-on. Concentrate on giving back on the 7th and 8th, and you will meet people along the way who will be of service to you in the future. Give a little, take a little. Be careful how you handle personal situations on the 9th and 10th. Someone will take advantage of you emotionally or try to manipulate you into doing something you shouldn’t.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t take what’s going on around you personally on the 4th. If you let things get to you, your reaction will be emotional instead of intellectual. Think matters through before you react. Get involved in something that matters to you on the 5th and 6th. Spending time with someone who brings out the best in you will result in a better opportunity to grow personally. Consider what you enjoy doing most on the 7th and 8th and find a way to incorporate it into the way you earn your living. Love what you do, and you will do well. Don’t mix business with pleasure on the 9th and 10th. Someone will use the personal information you share against you. Focus on romance and healthy living.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Think matters through on the 4th before taking action. Putting a unique plan together and executing it with discipline and grace will pay off. Don’t get caught in the middle of someone else’s dilemma on the 5th and 6th. The best help you can give is to listen, not judge or meddle. An intelligent approach on the 7th and 8th to how you run your home, pick up information and deal with friends and relatives will influence your future. Think and do things right the first time. It’s OK to get excited about your ideas and plans on the 9th and 10th, but don’t kid yourself into thinking you are invincible. A closer look and appraisal will be necessary.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): If you aren’t honest with yourself on the 4th, you will have trouble taking advantage of what is possible to achieve. Don’t give anyone the chance to take advantage of you. Use all the knowledge and experience you have gathered on the 5th and 6th to make it work for you. Taking on a project that has potential is worth working toward. Someone you have helped in the past will step up on the 7th and 8th and return the favor. Don’t say no to a handout; be grateful, and offer kindness and appreciation in return. Think big on the 9th and 10th, but don’t live beyond your means. You will gain ground if you are assertive, persistent and disciplined. Romance is highlighted.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Dig in and get things done on the 4th. Take care of matters concerning home, family and partnerships. A positive adjustment to the way you live will lift your spirits. Choose your words wisely on the 5th and 6th. If you let your emotions take over, you are likely to say something you regret. Be willing to listen and compromise. Step out of your comfort zone on the 7th and 8th if it will help you accomplish something extraordinary. Your ability to be diverse will be well-received. Don’t believe everything you hear on the 9th and 10th. Someone will try to lead you astray or manipulate you if given a chance. Question anything that sounds too good to be real.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): If you want to make a change on the 4th, do so secretively. Put everything in place and show the finished product to avoid having someone interfere with your vision. Work on contracts, legal and personal financial matters, or any health issue that’s bothering you on the 5th and 6th. You’ll feel better once you have less to worry about. Don’t let an emotional incident stand in your way on the 7th and 8th. Being productive will help you get ahead; sweating over a situation you cannot change will not. Make plans with someone on the 9th and 10th. A romantic relationship looks promising. Personal improvements will lead to compliments as well as increased confidence.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Participating in an event or activity on the 4th will lead to interesting conversations, new friendships and insight into new possibilities. Be careful who you share private information with on the 5th and 6th. If you are too revealing about what you have or an idea you want to pursue, someone will use the information you offer to his or her advantage. You’ll have the upper hand on the 7th and 8th. Negotiate on your behalf, and you’ll get what you want. Call on someone who owes you a favor. Keep your emotions in check on the 9th and 10th when dealing with friends, relatives or your lover. Don’t overreact, indulge or take someone for granted.
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