Joanne Madeline Moore .Astrology
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Your horoscopes for the week August 14 to August 20 2017
Aries – March 21 to April 20
With Mercury now in retrograde motion [until September 5] proceed carefully with a complicated professional project this week. If you are too hasty [or too stubborn] then you’ll experience communication problems with a work colleague, client or customer. Strong feelings could resurface in close relationships too, as loved ones push your emotional buttons. Simmer down and settle down, otherwise you run the risk of turning a minor matter into a major obsession.
Taurus – April 21 to May 21
Expect some dramas this week, as Pluto stirs up old grievances with a friend or relative. By all means use your diplomatic talents to help find solutions but, if you sit back and let others make decisions, then you’ll just feel paralysed and powerless. So strive to be much more self-sufficient, especially at work and home. Getting the ratio right between your public and private lives is challenging. However, if anyone can juggle conflicting commitments, it’s a well-balanced Bull!
Gemini – May 22 to June 21
Are you feeling hemmed in at home? This week’s stars favour cleaning, de-cluttering, renovating and/or extending your present living space so it’s more open and spacious. Twins need room to breathe! With Mercury [your power planet] now reversing through your home zone, expect some domestic dramas over the next few weeks. Relationships and extra responsibilities go hand in hand and, if you try to escape from commitments, then loved ones won’t be impressed.
Cancer – June 22 to July 23
Avoid getting drawn into a pointless power struggle with a loved one on Tuesday. With Mercury now in retrograde mode [until September 5] expect some frustrating disruptions and delays involving commerce, cars, computers, travel or phones. And make sure you are especially careful with what you put on social media, as it will be very easy for others to completely misinterpret your true meaning. If you are a clever Crab, then you’ll check and re-check everything before you post.
Leo – July 24 to August 23
With the fiery Sun and Mars both charging through your sign, it’s time for larger-than-life Leos to let your hair down, express yourself and indulge your senses. Be inspired by movie star Mae West [born on August 17, 1892] “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” But Mercury is now retrograde [until September 5]. So make sure you process information thoroughly, especially involving personal finances. Otherwise things will quickly become very confusing.
Virgo – August 24 to September 23
Are work or school worries on your mind? Does a relationship with a colleague or close friend feel as if it’s going backwards? Mercury [your patron planet] is now reversing through your sign. So, with plenty of patience and persistence, you can slowly turn things around. It’s also a suitable time to redefine the persona you are presenting to the world. Be inspired by birthday great Coco Chanel “How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”
Libra – September 24 to October 23
This week there may be conflict between domestic and professional responsibilities. You’re keen to plunge into a personal project ASAP but make sure you do your homework first. Otherwise there’ll be major mix-ups and general mayhem over the next three weeks. You could also experience problems with a work colleague, family member or close friend who is jealous of what you are achieving. Just flash them a lovely Libran smile and encourage them to follow their dreams.
Scorpio – October 24 to November 22
Tuesday’s tempestuous stars highlight your inclination to jealous, possessive or overbearing behaviour. It’s time to loosen your intense grip on a loved one Scorpio! Otherwise you’ll just drive them away with your dramatic and demanding behaviour.
On Thursday you’re in the mood to text and tweet; socialise and circulate. But are you sending confusing mixed messages? And are others happy to hear what you’ve got to say? Strive to be much more discriminating.
Sagittarius – November 23 to December 21
Be careful your spontaneous spirit doesn’t land you in unexpected trouble! You’re keen to communicate but, if you rush in and say the first thing on your mind [especially at work] then you could find yourself regretting your haste. With the Sun and Mars transiting through your travel zone, many adventurous Archers will soon head off on an overseas trip, interstate interlude or weekend getaway. But remember Mercury is retro, so double-check your itinerary before you go.
Capricorn – December 22 to January 20
Mercury is now reversing through your travel zone for nearly three weeks. So expect some mix-ups and mayhem involving cars, buses, trains, planes, commuting and/or holiday plans. And does the gap between your ambitious dreams and your daily reality seem to be incredibly wide at the moment? Gradual progress is being made behind the scenes. So you need to slow down, calm down, and be a super patient Capricorn [with a steady hand and a strategic plan].
Aquarius – January 21 to February 19
Mercury is retrograde until September 5. So expect communication chaos, relationship rumbles and/or financial frustrations over the next few weeks. It’s also a time when unresolved issues from the past could be dredged up all over again. Don’t let it stop you from being adventurous and taking on challenges. Draw inspiration from birthday great [and uber-Leo] Madonna “If I can’t be daring in my work or the way I live my life, then I don’t really see the point of being on this planet.”
Pisces – February 20 to March 20
Expect some communication mayhem over the next few weeks, as Mercury reverses through your relationship zone. Loved ones will certainly test your patience this week. If you are firm and flexible – a tricky balance – then you’ll be able to navigate your way through the constantly changing landscape. Don’t dismiss financial matters though. The devil is definitely in the detail, as you take the time to research, revise and re-do. Loved ones will appreciate your due diligence.
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Over the past 20 years, Joanne has written regular columns for CLEO and The Australian Women’s Weekly, and her daily and weekly horoscopes are currently syndicated in 25 newspapers and magazines in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the South Pacific [including The West Australian and The New Zealand Herald]. Her New Year and New Financial Year Horoscopes are also published each year in newspapers around the country [including the Melbourne Herald Sun and the Sydney Daily Telegraph].
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