Astro Advice Weekly for October 15, 2017

ARIES (March 21-April 19): A long-term work plan should be put in place on the 15th, 16th and 17th. Sorting out what you enjoy doing most, and how to move into a position that allows you to use such skills, experience and knowledge, are encouraged. Partnerships will run amok on the 18th and 19th if you don't take the time to nurture and discuss aspects of the relationship that may need to be tweaked. Be a good and thoughtful listener, and take responsibility for your actions. Check out a solid investment on the 20th and 21st that will help you utilize your skills to make home improvements at a cost you can afford. A move will raise your quality of life.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a closer look at where your hard-earned dollars are going on the 15th, 16th and 17th. Adjusting your spending habits or putting an investment strategy into place will help you save for your next vacation or something special. An energetic approach to the way you deal with your peers on the 18th and 19th will help you win favors. Find out what others like, and put incentives in place that will help you get the support you need when the time comes. Make a point to put more effort into an important relationship on the 20th and 21st. Making special plans will give you something to look forward to. You can't buy love, but you can earn it.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Anger, resentment and trying to change others will be a waste of time the 15th, 16th and 17th. Look inward, and do what you can to improve the way you look as well as master your skills. Positive change is within reach. Be honest about what you really want to do on the 18th and 19th. Don't settle for less because you fear you cannot reach your objective. Where there is a will, there is a way. Ask for help and keep moving forward. If something doesn't feel right on the 20th and 21st, take a pass. Don't feel you have to be a follower to fit in. Head in the direction that suits who you are and what you want to pursue.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): On the 15th, 16th and 17th, take care of odds and ends around the house. Knowing that your responsibilities are out of the way will leave you more time to take care of your physical needs as well as to catch up on your reading and surfing the Internet. Socializing or spending more time with children or people you can learn something from should be your intent on the 18th and 19th. An open mind will encourage new beginnings. Short trips, visiting old friends or relatives, or attending a reunion is favored on the 20th and 21st. Don't hesitate to make the first move if there is someone you want to reconnect with. Your intuition will be spot-on.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Know exactly how much you have in the bank on the 15th, 16th and 17th. Your generosity will leave you cash poor if you aren't careful. If you want to do something nice, offer physical help, intelligent suggestions or friendship. Don't give in to emotional manipulation when it comes to paying for others. You'll be torn between how you feel about personal matters on the 18th and 19th and how those you live with or deal with daily feel. Common ground is the only way to get past a stalemate. You'll be inclined to exaggerate or overreact on the 20th and 21st, or you'll take on more than you can handle. Before saying yes to someone, consider how much you are willing to do.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Emotional matters will escalate on the 15th, 16th and 17th if you feel someone is trying to manipulate or disillusion you. Make your position clear, and don't be afraid to speed things up a bit if it will help you get what you want. Rely on past experience to help you make the best choice now. Walk away from stressful or pressure situations on the 18th and 19th that leave you feeling uncertain. Focus on creative and educational endeavors and a relationship with someone you find inspiring. Get away on the 20th and 21st. You need a vacation even if it is only for a couple of days. A change will do you good and ease your stress.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Secrets will be withheld on the 15th, 16th and 17th that can affect your relationship with a parent, sibling or friend. Don't volunteer information or passwords that may tempt someone to pry into your personal affairs. Expect a problem at work or with an authority figure to surface due to misinformation. Uncertainty will leave you in limbo on the 18th and 19th when it comes to the way you feel about someone. Be careful how you handle important relationships. Don't make impulsive decisions. Pay more attention to what's going on in your own backyard on the 20th and 21st. Keep an open mind, but don't feel obligated to agree with someone who thinks or does things in his or her own way.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Helping others on the 15th, 16th and 17th is admirable and will encourage you to change your way of thinking about people who come from different cultural backgrounds. Sharing will help open up doors to new friends and ways of doing things. An opportunity looks inviting. The changes going on around you on the 18th and 19th should be a testimony to what you have achieved at work or for a cause you volunteered to help. Recognition will be yours. Spend time at home on the 20th and 21st. A personal change you make to the way you live will help you expand your knowledge and your interest in a creative pursuit.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotional matters will point you in the wrong direction on the 15th, 16th and 17th. If something doesn't sound or feel right, back away until you sort out what you want to do. Getting involved in something because someone else does doesn't make it right. You'll have a better handle on what's going on around you on the 18th and 19th. Bring about changes that will enhance your personal life and relationships with children, seniors or your lover. Don't be afraid to do things differently on the 20th and 21st. Be reasonable and recognize what your strengths are and how best to use them.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep things moving at a steady pace on the 15th, 16th and 17th, but don't feel you have to compensate for someone who isn't pulling his or her weight. Take a pass if someone is uncertain when precision and accuracy are necessary in order to achieve the success and goal you are striving for. On the 18th and 19th, refuse to let your emotions get involved in discussions that can change what you are trying to accomplish. You are best to branch out on your own if you conflict with someone who doesn't see things your way. Use your ingenuity and vision to get things up and running your way on the 20th and 21st. Opportunity is within reach.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Joint ventures will need to be handled carefully on the 15th, 16th and 17th. Look at all the angles and consider the changes that need to be in place before you move forward. Don't lose sight of the reason you got involved in the first place. Love conquers all. A promise made on the 18th and 19th will pay off and bring you closer to the lifestyle you want. The physical action you take to make things happen your way will override any concern someone else mentions. Be prepared to present and pursue your dream. An emotional issue will arise on the 20th and 21st involving children, friends and relatives. Keep an open mind and give others the benefit of the doubt.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Lay your emotional cards on the table on the 15th, 16th and 17th, and you will find out where you stand and the options and decisions you have to make. Don't let your responsibilities cloud your vision or cause you to make a poor choice. A joint venture looks promising on the 18th and 19th. Strive for equality and offer incentives that will ensure you keep things moving forward. A creative idea has potential to turn into a moneymaker. Give-and-take on the 20th and 21st will bring you closer to people who share similar goals. Collaborating will help you flush out any minor setbacks you face. Personal, emotional and financial gains can be expected.

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