Astro Advice Weekly for July 21, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Do your best to help others on the 21st and 22nd. Someone demanding or critical will apply pressure if you don't take care of your personal or professional responsibilities first. Private conversations can help to alleviate tension on the 23rd and 24th. A money matter that arises must not be allowed to infringe on your personal assets. Consistency will be required if you want to maintain your credibility on the 25th and 26th. Refuse to let anyone goad you into an outburst or argument that may cost you emotionally, personally or financially. Take a break on the 27th. You need time to rethink your course of action regarding educational pursuits and personal relationships.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Jump in with two feet on the 21st and 22nd. Take control and make things happen. Own the position you take on any discussion that arises, and let everyone see how capable you are. A short trip looks promising. Keep your emotions under control on the 23rd and 24th. Someone may have a problem dealing with the way you are feeling, especially if it concerns partnerships, domestic alterations or how you spend your time. Take part in community events on the 25th and 26th. Your input will attract attention that leads to important conversations regarding future projects. Problems with authority figures while traveling and unexpected arguments are likely on the 27th.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You may feel the need to reinvent what you do for a living on the 21st and 22nd, but before you step into unfamiliar territory, consider what you have to offer and what you love doing the most. On the 23rd and 24th, an innovative approach regarding enhancing your reputation or status will pay off as long as you offer solutions that are also doable. Don't allow your personal life to interfere with your professional duties on the 25th and 26th. It's vital that you don't give the impression that you are erratic or unpredictable. On the 27th, don't be tempted to spend impulsively -- even if it is to help out a friend or relative. A tight budget will be necessary to avoid a financial setback.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get your paperwork and finances in order on the 21st and 22nd. It's important to know where you stand before you make a move or alter the way you live. On the 23rd and 24th, you can advance socially if you get involved in community events that promise to broaden your outlook regarding other cultures. What you learn now will help you avoid a misunderstanding later. Explore new interests on the 25th and 26th, and you'll find ways to utilize your skills and offer more services. Your intuition will help you make positive choices regarding people, pursuits and professional changes. Reliability is a must if you don't want to face criticism from friends or family on the 27th.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider personal changes you want to make on the 21st and 22nd. A change will do you good, whether it is physical, mental, emotional or financial. Look at your options, make a decision and follow through. Partnerships may face a struggle on the 23rd and 24th. Listen carefully to what's being said. You cannot make smart choices unless you know what you are up against. On the 25th and 26th, discussions regarding finance, assets and, most of all, what you feel is a fair deal must be handled delicately, but without delay. A change of location or a minitrip with someone you love to be with will ease your stress and help you make an important decision on the 27th.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): On the 21st and 22nd, speak openly about your plans and the way you see things moving forward. The solutions you offer will be well received and position you favorably for future endeavors. Don't take on additional responsibilities on the 23rd and 24th. You have things to do that are important and can alter the way you advance. Put your skills to work in the most efficient and effective way. On the 25th and 26th, open up emotionally to the people you are closest to and share your insight and plans, and you will receive the help you require to reach your goals. An impulsive move on your part will lead to disappointment on the 27th. Avoid expenditures.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Protect your honor and your reputation on the 21st and 22nd. Not everyone will paint a glowing picture of you or the things you do. Your position may be at risk if you don't take measures to do damage control. Weed out the good and the bad on the 23rd and 24th, and gravitate toward positive people and endeavors. Socialize and network in order to present an image that is hard to discredit. Do everything in your power to take charge of your professional plans on the 25th and 26th. Offer insight into your ideas, and you will attract interest. A change of heart within a relationship is likely to leave you bewildered on the 27th. Don't reveal how you feel.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Discuss your plans with anyone willing to listen on the 21st and 22nd. Sharing knowledge, solutions and ideas will help you home in on the best way to achieve your goals. Creative inspiration will motivate you to expand your interests. Offer a clear, concise explanation to someone questioning what you are doing on the 23rd and 24th. Personal problems will develop if you are secretive about your motives and your maneuvers. Travel, socialize and enjoy what life has to offer on the 25th and 26th. Physical activities will bring you added confidence and pleasure. Don't make an abrupt decision that may interfere with your plans on the 27th. Live by the set rules and regulations.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): On the 21st and 22nd, consider new ways to earn a living or ways in which you can diversify what you have to offer to a wider range of clients. Innovative solutions will ensure your future success. On the 23rd and 24th, concentrate on what you can do to improve your relationship with others and your financial situation. Cutting costs may not be favored, but it may be necessary. On the 25th and 26th, altering your lifestyle will turn out to be more beneficial than you expected. Embrace change on the 27th, and you will have all sorts of new opportunities unfold. Good fortune will come from wise choices and cutting costs.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take a serious approach to the way you deal with others on the 21st and 22nd, and you will avoid criticism and unexpected alterations in your current relationships. On the 23rd and 24th, a partnership can turn into a lucrative venture if you deal with the fine points and determine who is going to be responsible for what before you make a commitment. Stick close to home on the 25th and 26th. Venturing into territory that is unfamiliar can lead to impulsive action based on inadequate information. Think before you act. Avoid disagreements on the 27th. You face a no-win situation and will do much better if you skirt issues until you can offer a satisfactory workable solution.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Get your responsibilities out of the way before you move on to the things you want to do on the 21st and 22nd. A partnership that offers equal opportunities should be looked at seriously. You are overdue for a lifestyle change. On the 23rd and 24th, ask questions if you feel a partner is withholding information from you. Make it clear that sharing is part of what's required in a successful working relationship. Consider your options on the 25th and 26th. Changing the way you earn your living will have its perks. Express what you want to pursue. Remembering a past experience will encourage you to make plans that lead to self-improvement on the 27th.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't let outsiders interfere with your plans on the 21st and 22nd. A secret endeavor must be protected. Use your imagination and charm to outwit any competition you encounter. Your emotional sensitivity will help you determine what you should do regarding contracts, settlements, investments or medical matters on the 23rd and 24th. Love is on the rise. Don't allow anyone to ruin your plans on the 25th and 26th. Move forward on your own if necessary. Stick to your plans, and protect your pursuits. Emotions will be difficult to control on the 27th. Step back and listen to whatever is being said or offered. A calm response will bring the best results.

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