Astro Advice Weekly for July 14, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Ease into whatever you plan to do on the 14th, 15th and 16th. You are likely to face opposition or obstacles that affect you emotionally and financially. Don't make abrupt alterations without getting the OK from the people your decision will influence. Put time aside to recap the past and present and to rejuvenate before moving forward. On the 17th and 18th, do your best to make adjustments to your home and finances through personal investments that will secure your potential to earn more money. Look at outside options and people you feel can contribute to your success on the 19th and 20th, and you'll find a way to make any last-minute changes that will alter your future.

TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20): Don't let your emotions stand between you and your victory on the 14th, 15th and 16th. A humble and gracious approach to the way you do things will win favors and the support you need to secure your position. Expand your interests and friendships, and you will prosper even more. Ignore any attempts made to derail your plans. Partnerships will make the difference on the 17th and 18th. Look at what's being offered, and go with the most suitable candidate. Equal participation should be your goal. Self-improvement projects should be implemented on the 19th and 20th. You will benefit from the choice you make emotionally, financially and physically. Follow your heart.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take the initiative to instigate plans to do things with friends, children or for a cause you can help. Love and romance are on the rise, and making domestic changes that will enhance your personal relationships will benefit everyone. Don't let emotional spending take over, causing added stress. On the 17th and 18th, put more effort into how you earn your living and getting along with your peers. An innovative approach to a job will enhance your professional reputation. On the 19th and 20th, a change in the way you deal with partnerships will alter how and where you live. Think matters through before you make an irreversible move.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Question someone showing unpredictable traits if you feel it may ruin your plans on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Taking care of any problematic matters swiftly will ensure that you can get on with your plans and reach any goals you set. Developing a skill or putting more effort into the things you enjoying doing most will bring good results. Put your best effort into whatever you pursue on the 17th and 18th, and you will make an impression that will spark all sorts of interest. Make plans to attend or travel to an unusual event that will expand your options. Personal improvements will help you out emotionally, spiritually or physically on the 19th and 20th. Do what's best for you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get your house in order so you can take advantage of offers or the chance to travel or attend something that you find interesting on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Uncertainty is likely to set in if you allow someone to dictate what you can and cannot do. Don't take on responsibilities that don't belong to you. Express your feelings and keep moving. On the 17th and 18th, an emotional matter can change the way you live or the living arrangements you have. Putting distance between you and someone causing you grief will allow you time to rethink your next step. Break away and have fun on the 19th and 20th. You'll have chance to rediscover the things you enjoy most.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Charity begins at home. On the 14th, 15th and 16th, don't offer too much when there are people who already count on you for support. Someone you have had a problem with in the past is likely to surface. Discipline will be required if you want to avoid a situation that is difficult to reverse. You'll receive help if you ask on the 17th and 18th. What you have to offer in return will be sufficient and give you a sense of freedom and control. Push for change, but don't spend impulsively. Fixing up your space on the 19th and 20th will lead to emotional differences. Try to address the needs of everyone affected by the choices you make.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don't let anyone or anything get to you on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Remain calm and refuse to let your emotions take over. A sudden reaction will not be to your advantage. Bide your time and let the dust settle before you make a decision that can impact your position. Concentrate on whatever it will take to get ahead on the 17th and 18th. A trade show, conference, course or applying for a better position will pay off if you give it your all. On the 19th and 20th, a pleasure trip will add to your personal prospects and an important relationship. Explore your options, and make arrangements that are required to make the appropriate change.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Follow your dreams on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Don't settle for anything less than what you want. Expand your knowledge, and look for creative ways to enrich your life. Don't let a relationship with someone stand between you and your success. A unique alternative to the way you have been living will motivate and inspire you. Emotional deception must not be allowed to creep into a personal response on the 17th and 18th. Be straightforward and put whatever you confront behind you. A chance to make a change that enables you deal with a past mistake should be taken on the 19th and 20th. Reconnecting with someone you miss will be fruitful.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put your position and your goals in perspective on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Make reasonable demands and plans so as not to be disappointed. Simplicity and moderation will be your best route to success. Poor spending habits will cause a problem between you and a partner who disagrees with your expenditures. Emotions can cause a problem for you if you withhold information to avoid disappointing someone on the 17th and 18th. You are best to be upfront so that you can make the changes you desire without interference. On the 19th and 20th, question your relationship with a friend, relative or neighbor if it appears to be one-sided. Adjust what you offer.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You may be caught in a sticky situation if you aren't blunt about how you feel and what you intend to do on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Taking control may not make you popular, but it will allow you to move ahead with your plans and reach your goals. A partnership may be at risk if you try to make moves without sharing your plans first. Problems will develop if someone from your past asks for a favor on the 17th and 18th. Do your best to offer suggestions, but don't jeopardize your personal life or your current position of status. Focus on personal relationships on the 19th and 20th. What you build with someone you think is special will lead to a prosperous future.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Check over your personal papers and finances on the 14th, 15th and 16th. You'll find a way to make your money stretch so you can invest in your skills, talents and future. Don't give in to someone trying to make you give up what you want to support, efforts that will not benefit you in the long run. On the 17th and 18th, your prospects look bright if you apply for a position or partner with someone who is striving to reach similar goals. Good fortune is heading your way. On the 19th and 20th, before offering to help someone, find out what you'll get in return and if it is worth the risk you'll have to take in order to complete the task being asked of you.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): On the 14th, 15th and 16th, expect to be asked questions that will require thought, imagination, and facts and figures. The way you handle discussions will link directly to a proposal, contract or agreement that can alter your financial future. A change to your residence or location appears to be a good investment. Not everyone will be honest with you on the 17th and 18th. Dealing with institutions of any kind is likely to be misleading. Do the research required before making a final decision. Spend more time at home on the 19th and 20th. The changes you make will help lower your stress and ensure that you achieve success.

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