Your horoscopes for the week 24 April to 30 April 2017
Aries – March 21 to April 20
Are you an Aries spendthrift? With the New Moon stimulating your cash zone [and indulgent Venus shifting into your sign] you’re in the mood for a spontaneous spending spree. But is that a smart idea? When it comes to money matters, if you are patient [and put in the preparation required] then you’ll be able to capitalise on the lucky breaks that come your way later in the year. Just remember Rams – with Mercury also reversing through your sign – slow and steady wins the race.
Taurus – April 21 to May 21
New Moon Wednesday is a wonderful time to rejuvenate your physical appearance, kick-start a personal project or reboot your plans for the next 12 months. Bulls certainly love their dependable routines. But you’ll be jolted out of pedantic predictability when Venus [your patron planet] powers into action-sign Aries and your perfectly planned weekend gets shaken and stirred! So do your best to be smart and sexy … rather than self-indulgent and super stubborn.
Gemini – May 22 to June 21
Lightning flashes of inspiration make for an exciting week. But – as the week progresses – there’s a tendency to be a real know-it-all. Come Friday [when Uranus hooks up with retro Mercury] you’re likely to blurt out the most inappropriate comment to the most inappropriate person. So think before you speak and take your foot out of your mouth! Plus heed the wise words of birthday great, writer Harper Lee “Folks don’t like to have somebody around knowing more than they do.”
Cancer – June 22 to July 23
Are you being a cranky, impatient Crab? With Mercury reversing through your work zone, professional projects aren’t progressing as quickly as you’d like. This week’s stars encourage you to perceive a delay as an opportunity to review, revise and reboot. It’s also a great time to work on group projects and formulate your goals for the future. But are you being too stubborn about a relationship issue? On Thursday, perceptive Pluto urges you to orchestrate a subtle shift in attitude.
Leo – July 24 to August 23
Wednesday’s New Moon helps you power ahead with professional changes that have the potential to transform your life in positive ways. And Mars and Venus boost your courage and creativity so you can pursue your golden goals for the future. You must be adventurous and morph from a cautious Cat into a brave Lion though! So your motto for the moment is from acting legend [and birthday great] Shirley MacLaine “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. It’s where all the fruit is.”
Virgo – August 24 to September 23
Do you have to be so virtuous Virgo, and such a stickler for doing things the right way? This week’s stars encourage you to take a walk on the [mildly] wild side as you experiment with a spontaneous new style. Travel is likely over the next 12 months, as the New Moon activates your adventure zone. If you nurture your international contacts, then the possibilities are endless. And there’s no room for negative self-talk. Mercury might be retrograde but you can still have fun and get a lot done.
Libra – September 24 to October 23
With prosperity planet Jupiter jumping through your sign [until October 10] a personal project shows great promise. But with Mercury retrograding through your relationship zone, don’t let the opinions [and criticism] of loved ones and colleagues hold you back Libra. You have to be your Number One fan. If you don’t believe in yourself [and your talents] why should anyone else? Wednesday’s New Moon in Taurus encourages you to be more practical about shared resources.
Scorpio – October 24 to November 22
Transformation is the name of the game this week, as the New Moon boosts your personal magnetism, and your ability to rise like a Phoenix from the ashes of a difficult situation. Or a close relationship has the potential to be reborn into a much more positive partnership. But you must be prepared to release old grudges, let go of the past, and move into a bright new future. And – with Mercury still retrograde – you must also be patient and dig deep to find the right words.
Sagittarius – November 23 to December 21
Fiery Sagittarians are honest and forthright [some would say blunt and insensitive]. With Mercury now reversing through your friendship zone, you’ll have an increased tendency to shoot from the hip [or rather the lip] in social situations. So think carefully before you speak, otherwise you could end up in hot water! Plus the New Moon activates your wellbeing zone. So it’s a great week to shake up your daily routine, improve your diet, plus find fun ways to boost your fitness levels.
Capricorn – December 22 to January 20
Capricorns are practical people but it’s your creative side that can really take you places this week. So use delicious daydreams, creative visualisation and active imagination to help you set goals and plan for the future. Don’t dream small … make sure you go for gold! Plus, with your ruler Saturn reversing through your privacy zone, solitude is definitely soul food for you at the moment. You’ll find solo pursuits [like meditating and reading] will help lower stress levels.
Aquarius – January 21 to February 19
Aquarians can be very disorganised. Wednesday’s New Moon [in practical Taurus] encourages you to establish some sort of domestic routine, which will help you complete tasks in a more streamlined fashion. Friday’s Mercury-Uranus connection increases your impulsive side, and makes you more accident-prone than usual. So avoid rushing! Plus, when it comes to a recalcitrant relative or an annoying neighbour, perhaps it’s time to build bridges and let bygones be bygones?
Pisces – February 20 to March 20
The New Moon highlights your travel and education zone. But with Mercury still in retro mode, it’s time to plan a holiday or revise written work [rather than take a trip or launch a brand new project]. And with Mercury and Saturn reversing through your business zones, don’t take work and money for granted. If you want to minimise problems, then check and double-check everything. You’re also keen to help someone in need but avoid promising more than you can actually deliver.
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