Astro Advice Weekly for August 25, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Rethink your direction on the 25th. Fill out applications and email your resume to jobs that interest you. Look outside your current geographical location for more options. An emotional problem with someone you deal with through work will tempt you to make a rash move on the 26th and 27th. Don't share personal information or your feelings. Look at travel possibilities on the 28th and 29th, and try to include an interview in your plans. Not everyone will be happy with domestic choices you make on the 30th and 31st, but you have to do what's best for you. Avoid disagreements by getting out of the line of fire.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Join in the fun on the 25th. Participation is the name of the game, and the more involved you become with your peers, colleagues, friends and family, the more opportunities you will receive. On the 26th and 27th, a personal relationship will take an interesting turn if you address your feelings and share your intentions openly and honestly. Be careful when it comes to spending on the 28th and 29th. Emotional purchases will add stress, not satisfaction or happiness. Stick close to home and find ways to make your residence more cost-efficient. On the 30th and 31st, share your thoughts and plans, and you will be granted the support and assistance required to help you reach your goals.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): On the 25th, your heart is in the right place, but the response you get from others will not be what you expect. Back away from discord; respect other people's privacy. The time and effort you put into your home and domestic situation will pay off on the 26th and 27th. You can lower your overhead if you make adjustments to some of your expenses. On the 28th and 29th, do what you can to make a difference to a situation involving a cause you want to see improve. What you offer will help to raise your profile and your popularity. Don't trust what's being offered on the 30th and 31st. You will not receive anything for nothing, so find out what's expected before you say yes.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Sudden unexpected changes at work or with regard to a partnership are likely on the 25th. Anger is a waste of time; take control by offering practical solutions. It won't be easy to settle a personal dispute on the 26th and 27th, but dealing with outside matters will be doable. Problems that stem from a past relationship must be put to rest. Say less and do more on the 28th and 29th. It's up to you to take action and do whatever it takes to make your home a place of comfort and personal retreat. Emotions will flare up on the 30th and 31st if someone falls short of what's expected. Make a to-do list to ensure you complete your responsibilities.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): On the 25th, put change into motion, but make sure that you follow the rules and regulations if you want to avoid interference or setbacks. Check out your options on the 26th and 27th, and discover ways in which you can apply your knowledge and skills to enhance your income. Taking an innovative approach to a service that is needed in your community will lead to an interesting proposal on the 28th and 29th. An investment in your home will help you lower your overhead. Keep life simple on the 30th and 31st. Take on a physical challenge that will keep you busy and out of trouble. Do what's expected of you at home without complaint.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): On the 25th, take precautions if you are traveling or discussing what you are willing to contribute to a cause or event. Misunderstandings and delays will be frustrating. Listen to the advice offered from someone with the experience and expertise to lead you in the right direction on the 26th and 27th. Your genuine interest will be enough to spark additional and helpful suggestions. Deception and disillusionment will surface regarding emotional issues you have with a partner on the 28th and 29th. Expand your interests and explore your options on the 30th and 31st. You'll be offered favors that will help motivate you to finish what you start.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): On the 25th, clear up any uncertainties you have with partners or friends that concern joint finances, investments or money owed by you or to you. Follow through with any plans, settlements, contracts or pending legal, medical or financial matters on the 26th and 27th. You have to keep the momentum going if you want to resolve situations. Take a break and visit someone you know will help take your mind off your worries on the 28th and 29th. A timeout for a little pampering will do the trick. Don't let situations get blown out of proportion on the 30th and 31st. Concentrate on getting things done, not complaining or expecting others to do things for you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Discussions will bring reasonable results on the 25th. Share your thoughts and make suggestions that include everyone in the process of making things better at home or within a group with which you belong. Live up to your promises on the 26th and 27th, and you will make an impression. Someone from your past can alter your life or disrupt your plans. Pick and choose your associates based on experience. An impulsive purchase made on the 28th and 29th may initially make you happy but isn't likely to satisfy you in the long term. Take part in events that will make you aware of different customs and spiritual beliefs on the 30th and 31st

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep your conversations light and friendly on the 25th. You don't want to upset someone with hearsay. Focus on fun and adventure, not gossip. On the 26th and 27th, push through a money deal or paperwork that is time-sensitive. It's important not to back down or give in to someone trying to intentionally make delays. Put love, romance and the way you live your life in the spotlight on the 28th and 29th, and you will make it clear to everyone what your plans for the future are and how you are going to go about reaching your goals. Something will cost more than anticipated on the 30th and 31st. Recalculate and make adjustments.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do things that will improve your home and domestic life on the 25th. Spending time nurturing relationships or fixing up a space that will help you accomplish personal goals should be considered. Socializing, romance and participating in activities that are playful and suggestive will enhance your love life on the 26th and 27th. Look over your bills on the 28th and 29th, and find ways to cut corners if you have overspent on someone or something unexpectedly. You may need to return something that you purchased impulsively. On the 30th and 31st, talk over your plans with someone you want to spend more time with and make sure you concur.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Have faith in your ability to reach your goals on the 25th. Invest in your skills, talent and knowledge. Don't be afraid to take a different path if you feel it will help you excel. On the 26th and 27th, a genuine approach to work and when dealing with your peers will make a difference in the outcome of a decision that can affect your position. Make a point of doing something nice for someone you love on the 28th and 29th. Fixing up your home or making a residential move will be beneficial. Take care of overdue bills on the 30th and 31st, and you'll ease your stress. Avoid spending to make an impression. You can enhance your love life without spending money.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): On the 25th, look at the ways you have made cash in the past, and you'll come up with variations that will work just as well in today's economic climate. Keep your communication short and sweet on the 26th and 27th. Listen and refrain from showing any emotional signs that might lead someone to believe you may not be able to handle a job or responsibility you apply for. Take care of your possessions and your assets on the 28th and 29th. Don't invest in someone else when you should be expanding your own interests. Get out and network on the 30th and 31st. You will encounter someone who can contribute to an idea, plan or service you have to offer.

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