Astro Advice Weekly for November 17, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Try something new on the 17th. Take in a trade show or attend an event that is conducive to meeting people who have similar interests. An email or phone call will impact a decision you make. Someone is likely to overreact, causing you delays on the 18th and 19th. Remain calm and refuse to get involved in a fight. Don't let an unusual set of circumstances throw you off guard on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. Move forward, but keep a close watch over the situation. On the 23rd, engage in romance, take a day trip, learn a unique skill or take on a challenge that will inspire you to reach for a goal you thought to be out of reach in the past.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Cast your fate to the wind and follow your dreams on the 17th. Regardless of what unfolds, keep moving forward until you reach your destination. You are on a winning streak. Ask personal questions if you want an honest answer on the 18th and 19th. Use your talents to gain support and respect. Romance is in the stars and will improve your personal life. Concentrate on what you have to offer that will ensure a partnership is equal on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. A change may be required on your part. Don't let your emotions lead to a standoff on the 23rd. Being stubborn won't solve the problem. Use your charm and offer a compromise that will encourage a resolution.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Spend time nurturing your relationships with others. Your reaction will make a difference on the 17th. Emotional issues will surface, leading to inconsistency and poor personal choices. Misinterpreting what someone is offering on the 18th and 19th will add to your disillusionment. An argument will only make matters worse. Take a timeout. You can make headway if you are willing to make a move on the 20th 21st and 22nd. A change in career will help you shake off that feeling of dissatisfaction. Organize what's required of you on the 23rd, but don't make changes based on an emotional whim or false information. Get the facts before you leap.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Embrace change on the 17th. It will lead to an adventure that you won't want to miss. Mingle with the people you meet along the way. Communication will lead to informative facts. Don't give away information pertaining to your financial situation on the 18th and 19th. Take an intelligent approach and use wisdom and know-how to get what you want. Someone with more experience will help you see a situation from a different perspective on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. The choices you make may not make everyone happy, but you must follow your heart and proceed. Do something you enjoy or take on a challenge that sparks your imagination on the 23rd.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Lose yourself in a creative, entertaining or engaging project on the 17th. Doing something that takes your mind off of any worries or burdens you've been harboring will help ease stress. Don't limit the possibilities. A challenge someone else faces will put you in a better position on the 18th and 19th. Use whatever you can to improve your reputation or position. Emotions will surface, allowing you to get answers and clear the air. Your generosity will make a lasting impression on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. Romance will improve your love life. Do your best to make things happen on the 23rd. A positive reaction will help you win favors and create a new standard to live by.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Enjoy interacting with people who are pursuing similar interests on the 17th. An energetic approach to whatever you do will draw attention and the promise of something that will increase your chance to succeed. Think fast on the 18th and 19th, and make changes that will protect you from someone trying to take advantage of you financially or emotionally. On the 20th, 21st and 22nd, going over budget is likely if you haven't assessed your budget lately. A quick overview will give you a chance to cut corners before it's too late. Emotional blackmail will be used on the 23rd to try to manipulate a situation you to which you have been contributing. Protect your position.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of your health and well-being on the 17th. A challenging exercise will help you get into shape, but how much you do must be monitored. Don't feel pressured to make a decision on the 18th and 19th. Talk about your plans and get feedback before you follow through. A twist of fate can leave you in an awkward position on the 20th, 21st and 22nd, while making a business deal or negotiating a position that can help you out financially. Keep secrets if you feel the information will cause you problems in the future. Stick close to home on the 23rd, and take care of your mental and physical health. Relaxing will help you clear your head.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Give a precise account of what you want on the 17th, and you will get what you want and more. Being open is half the battle when it comes to negotiations. Love is on the rise, and romance will enhance your life. What you find out on the 18th and 19th will contribute to your ability to accomplish your goals. Create a space at home to work on projects that can lead to financial freedom. Put your heart and soul into what you believe in on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. Help a cause or someone you care about, and you will end up in a power position. A creative idea you share on the 23rd will result in a controversial conversation as well as a brilliant solution.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep an open mind on the 17th. You may not like what someone else does, but showing anger will not change the outcome. A problem will arise if you take on too much or you overreact. The 18th and 19th should be geared toward doing something you feel passionate about. Think about the end result, and you will be encouraged to proceed to the finish line. You'll be surprised what others will do for you on the 20th, 21st and 22nd; however, before you accept such generosity, you should question what's expected in return. You may be forced to make a lifestyle change on the 23rd. Make the most of whatever is imposed on you, and continue to reach your goals.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Show your playful side on the 17th, and you will discover that people respond to you better. If you aren't enjoying life, move on. A difficult financial or medical situation is likely to leave you questioning what to do next on the 18th and 19th. If there is anything that isn't ethical about your dealings, now is the time to make a wrong a right. A partnership may have to be altered to make the union copasetic on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. If you are willing to share, you will build a strong and fruitful relationship. A money deal looks good on the 23rd. A joint venture will pay off; however, don't share too much information until the deal is done.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You can make changes that will alter the course of your life on the 17th, but make sure that before you do, you are certain you want to walk away from what you already have. You have lots going for you on the 18th and 19th, and as long as you put in the time required to reach your goal, you will find success. You may want to change the way you do things on the 20th, 21st and 22nd, but before you jump into action, consider the outcome. You may want to bide your time and hone your skills first. Get serious about picking up knowledge that will help you get ahead professionally on the 23rd. Make a commitment.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take control of any deal that's on the table on the 17th. You stand to make some money and a good connection. Someone will give you a gift or propose something unique. Stick close to home and be ready to fend off any negativity or emotional blackmail that is sent your way on the 18th and 19th. A change may be in order. Shake things up on the 20th, 21st and 22nd, and consider making a change in direction or location in order to excel. Listen to your heart, and don't bend to someone threatened by your options. A problem with someone you trusted may jeopardize your chance to get ahead on the 23rd. Be ready to take control and make things happen.

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