Astro Advice Weekly for October 20, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take pride in what you do on the 20th and 21st, and you will come up with ways to increase your earnings. A partnership or business proposal will play a role in how you proceed. You will gain respect from people who believe in you and what you have to offer by standing behind your morals and principles on the 22nd and 23rd. Pick up the slack and take on more responsibility, and you will prove your point and show your professionalism and your ability to get things done. Don't let your emotions lead you in the wrong direction on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Physical activities will alleviate anxiety. Take time out and enjoy the company of someone you love.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Enjoy activities that you can share with friends or family on the 20th and 21st. Using your home to entertain or adding new features that will increase your living space or make it easier for you to develop or explore new hobbies should be considered. Avoid letting professional incidents cause emotional upset on the 22nd and 23rd. Doing a good job will ensure that you outshine anyone causing you grief. Express any concerns you have poignantly. On the 24th, 25th and 26th, a short trip will give you a chance to relax and explore your options. Looking at locations that support industry in need of the qualifications and skills you have to offer will lead to positive change.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Consistency will be required on the 20th and 21st if you want to hold someone's interest. Arguing will be difficult to avoid, but in the end you should be able to resolve issues that have been standing between you and your personal goals. Making up can be lots of fun on the 22nd and 23rd. Express your feelings, take action and honor any promises you made recently. A change in your current living arrangements will bring positive results. Expand your interests to include something that will bring in additional cash on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Set up a meeting with someone you think might be interested in a joint venture. An old friend or colleague will be intrigued.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep life simple on the 20th and 21st, and gravitate toward the people, places and things that bring you comfort and joy. Trying something new and exciting will also help you make new friends. Secret information will be revealed. On the 22nd and 23rd, make suggestions or offer your expertise to someone interested in a skill, profession or talent you possess. Networking with people who share similar abilities will lead to a good time and an interesting proposal. Express your thoughts on the 24th, 25th and 26th, and you will attract attention and all the help you need to initiate a plan you want to pursue. Communication coupled with determination will lead to success.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Go easy on the people you live or work with on the 20th and 21st. Emotions are likely to spin out of control if you are too flippant or you neglect to take care of your responsibilities. A change of location or a short trip will help keep you out of trouble. Use your attributes and knowledge to help someone on the 22nd and 23rd, and you will be rewarded for your kindness. Romance is in the stars, and making your feelings known will enhance your love life. Take care of pressing matters at home on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Tidy up loose ends and make whatever renovations are necessary to suit your lifestyle or needs. Money is heading in your direction.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): On the 20th and 21st, consider what you know and how you are using your skills, and you will find a way to better what you have to offer and create a demand that will ensure you advance. An improvement in health will allow you greater freedom. An emotional issue will arise on the 22nd and 23rd. Do your best to sort through any problems that can affect your current position or your mental and physical well-being. On the 24th, 25th and 26th, getting involved in a group will help you get a better understanding of what you can expect to face in the future. Your hands-on approach to your situation will ensure that you get the best and the most in return.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Fix up your place and prepare to entertain on the 20th and 21st. Opening your home to friends, relatives or your peers will give you the opportunity to build closer bonds and find common goals. On the 22nd and 23rd, look for destinations that intrigue you and you will find a reason and a means to take a trip. Learning something new will help raise your profile and your ability to make more money. You can excel on the 24th, 25th and 26th if you respond to job postings or redo your resume and send it to a wider range of employers. Don't limit your search to follow your dream to the geographical location in which you are currently residing.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Speak from the heart on the 20th and 21st, and you will get the response you are looking for. Much can be accomplished if you share your feelings and make plans to improve your life. A serious commitment to someone special or a promise made to a friend will make a difference. You'll be tempted to overspend on luxury items or products or services that make unrealistic claims on the 22nd and 23rd. Avoid fast-talking salespeople. Spread your wings and take flight on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Visiting places that make you feel at home or people you miss will open up your options for work and play. Taking part in an unusual event will let you show off your talents.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Spend time doing things that will add to your comfort and well-being on the 20th and 21st. Surround yourself with people you feel close to and with whom you can share your secrets. Emotional concerns can be brought into the open on the 22nd and 23rd, allowing you to initiate the changes you need to make in order to reach your personal goals. Not everyone will be pleased with your choice, but you have to do what's best for you. Look over your assets and your liabilities on the 24th, 25th and 26th, and you will come up with a plan that will help you secure what you have and cut your losses at the same time. Ferret out creative tax breaks.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Lighten up on the 20th and 21st. All work and no play will not help your relationships. Socialize with friends and colleagues, and you will gain respect and a good rapport that will help get you the support you need to reach your goals. Update your style and look for information that will help you keep up with technology on the 22nd and 23rd. The more knowledgeable you are, the more likely it will be that you are considered a go-to person. Put more into your personal relationships on the 24th, 25th and 26th. What you do to impress someone now will help you seal a deal that has been pending for some time. Open up and declare your plans for the future.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): On the 20th and 21st, making a residential move or change may be hectic, but it will also bring about new opportunities and a better lifestyle. Keep your plans out in the open. Emotional deception or blackmail will surface if you try to keep a secret. Romance is on the rise on the 22nd and 23rd, and if you share something special with someone you love, it will lead to a closer bond. Children will play a role in the outcome of an activity you venture into. You'll learn as you go on the 24th, 25th and 26th. A job you are asked to do will prepare you for better opportunities. A change in the way you do things will impress someone and help you secure a long-term position.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Think twice before you say yes to anyone on the 20th and 21st. Emotional manipulation is apparent and must be kept under control if you don't want to be taken for granted. Difficulty with authority, institutions and government agencies is apparent. Look for ways to improve your living arrangements on the 22nd and 23rd. The changes you make now will help you build a brighter future. Investments, contracts and settlements will take a positive turn. You'll be in the driver's seat on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Wheel and deal and network as much as possible, and you will find a way to reach your goals. A unique opportunity will improve the way you live in the future.

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