Astro Weekly

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2022

ASTRO ADVICE WEEKLY by Eugenia Last

August 7 – 13, 2022

    ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep everything in perspective on the 7th and 8th. Don’t overreact, take on too much or exaggerate. Take time to reflect and rethink how to react before you do or say something you regret. Focus on personal growth, looking and doing your best, and reaching out to those heading down a similar path on the 9th and 10th. Don’t share personal information on the 11th and 12th. Be a good listener, and you’ll be privy to information that will help you make better decisions. Reinvent the way you do things on the 13th, and you’ll develop an improved way to use your skills. Devote more time to what’s important to you, and you’ll find yourself on a path to something that inspires you.

    TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Rethink your intentions and adjust to fit your situation on the 7th and 8th. Personal growth is favored and will lead to the insight that changes how you react. Concentrate on learning, self-improvement and heading in a direction that makes you happy on the 9th and 10th. Finding common ground with someone you love will bring you closer together and help you face challenges succinctly. Refuse to let anyone limit what you can do on the 11th and 12th. Take care of business personally, and follow the path that helps you reach your destination of choice. Use your imagination on the 13th, and you will entertain others and find solutions encouraging you to have fun and contribute to something meaningful.

    GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll avoid a face-off if you take measures to ensure your facts are accurate on the 7th and 8th. A disciplined attitude will help you avoid impulsive mistakes and people trying to change you. Observing others on the 9th and 10th will be a great way to learn about different lifestyles and potential options and how to make wise decisions. Don’t fold under pressure. Trust in yourself and your beliefs. You will attract attention on the 11th and 12th. Make it very clear what you are able and willing to do before you consider getting involved in a joint venture. Emotional situations will hold you back on the 12th. You’ll find it easier to do what’s right and best for you if you separate your feelings from common sense and intelligence.

    CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take notes, keep tabs and follow through on the 7th and 8th. As you gather information, you’ll find it easier to decide what to do next. A change based on facts that stick to the basics will lead to gains. Use your imagination on the 9th and 10th to discover something that will separate you from any competition you encounter. Self-improvement will fetch compliments from someone you love and respect. Consider what others expect of you before joining someone’s team on the 11th and 12th. If the contributions outweigh the returns, think again. Rely on your intuition on the 13th to make better decisions. Moderation is encouraged, and verifying information will help you avoid an emotional setback with a friend, relative or lover.

    LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Gather facts on the 7th and 8th and base your next move on reality, not assumptions. Refuse to let anger be your fuel. The search for inner or spiritual growth will help clear up any questions that elude you. Using force on the 9th and 10th may feel gratifying, but unless it is beneficial to everyone around you, it may be better to rethink your strategy. Simplify rather than elaborate if you want to succeed. Discipline will pay off on the 11th and 12th. Put your head down and ignore situations that slow you down or disrupt your plans. Revisit investments, contracts and medical issues on the 13th. Updating your files will put your mind at ease.

    VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Share less on the 7th and 8th until you are sure you have your facts straight. A misunderstanding at home will confuse you. Be blatant about what you intend to do, and don’t deviate from your plans. Network, socialize, live and learn on the 9th and 10th, and you’ll come out on top. Being receptive and a team player will help you win favors and gain respect. An open mind will lead to positive change on the 11th and 12th. A short trip, educational pursuit or looking through time-sensitive documents is encouraged. True feelings will surface on the 13th, causing discord if you aren’t careful with a friend, relative or lover. Know your boundaries and choose your words wisely.

    LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Watching what’s happening around you on the 7th and 8th will make it difficult for someone trying to lead you astray. Ask questions before you volunteer your time, money or services. Problems will escalate at home on the 9th and 10th if someone exaggerates. Take better care of your health, expenditures and domestic responsibilities. Being physically fit, striving to be your best and interacting with people who bring out the best in you are encouraged on the 11th and 12th. Take pride in what you do, and help those in need. Tally up your assets and liabilities on the 13th before committing to something costly. Don’t limit what you can do by putting all your eggs in one basket.

    SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Handle your cash carefully on the 7th and 8th. You’ll end up vulnerable if you are too open about what you have to offer. Put a cap on your spending, and set boundaries. Speak up on the 9th and 10th and demonstrate your intentions and how you plan to make your ideas work for you. A direct approach will drum up the help necessary to reach your target. Don’t start a fight you cannot finish on the 11th and 12th. Set your sights on long-term goals and prepare to go the distance. Putting your imagination to good use on the 13th will attract a positive response from someone who can help you make your dreams come true.

    SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Expand your knowledge on the 7th and 8th. Research, travel, educational pursuits and discussions with an expert will help you make better decisions. Put more time and effort into honing your skills and updating your technique on the 9th and 10th. A change you encounter will push you in a different direction, offering the momentum to outmaneuver anyone who comes between you and your financial or professional goal. Be aware of what’s happening on the 11th and 12th, and you’ll gain a unique perspective regarding what you can do in your best interest. Emotions will surface on the 13th, causing you to have an abstract view of how to handle someone who doesn’t share your beliefs. Be prepared to move forward by yourself.

    CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your money matters to yourself on the 7th and 8th. Giving someone insight into your assets and liabilities will make you vulnerable. A change at home will be gratifying if you do the work yourself. Share your thoughts on the 9th and 10th; make lifestyle changes to help you cope with inflation. A hands-on approach will help you control the outcome of the changes you incorporate into your everyday routine. Keep your emotions out of financial decisions on the 11th and 12th, and you will be happy with the outcome. Channel your energy into finishing what you start. Joint expenses and ventures won’t be as clear-cut as you anticipate on the 13th. Walk away from questionable situations.

    AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look at the possibilities on the 7th and 8th, but don’t go overboard or trust someone to handle sensitive issues for you. Put your energy toward something that makes sense and makes a difference to someone or something important to you. Show interest in what others do on the 9th and 10th, and you’ll receive information that will help you formulate a plan that allows you to exercise your rights and further your objective. Control your emotions on the 11th and 12th, regardless of the changes someone initiates. Look for a path that allows you to do your business without interference. Your imagination will lead you astray on the 13th if you believe everything you hear. Pay attention to detail.

    PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Misguided information will leave you fishing for answers on the 7th and 8th. A change will grab your attention, but weigh the pros and cons before saying yes. Surround yourself with people who inspire you on the 9th and 10th, and an idea you have will develop into something unique and fruitful. A makeover will offer a pick-me-up to help you parlay your long-term plan into something concrete. Taking care of unfinished business on the 11th and 12th will help you chill out and enjoy what life offers. Don’t neglect your needs. How you handle change on the 13th will make a difference to who pitches and helps. Asking questions will put others at ease.

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