Astro Advice Weekly for September 01, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Enjoy the company of others on the 1st. Taking part in activities or events will open up new possibilities where partnerships are concerned. Mix business with pleasure on the 2nd and 3rd. The networking you do now will help you establish what you will do in the future. You have more options than you realize. Your dedication and ability to pay attention to detail will give you the edge when involved in competitive situations on the 4th, 5th and 6th. Much can be accomplished if you work as a team player. Emotions will fluctuate on the 7th. Getting along and making compromises will enhance a relationship. Put love first and do your best to honor promises you make.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't let the little things bother you on the 1st. Getting into an emotional argument will ruin your day and your plans. Take care of personal needs on the 2nd and 3rd. Taking time to visit a spa, shop for something that will make you feel good or read a good book will lift your spirits. You've got all the right moves on the 4th, 5th and 6th, so don't step back when you can show everyone your skills and talents. Expressing your thoughts and intentions will enable you to take action and initiate your plans. On the 7th, an unexpected turn of events will make you question your next move. Don't vacillate too much, or you are apt to miss a great opportunity.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): On the 1st, participate in events that bring you in contact with people you have known or done business with in the past. Someone you haven't seen in a long time will spark an idea. On the 2nd and 3rd, fixing up your residence should be geared to helping you develop or put together a plan that will enable you to make extra cash on the side. Expect to face criticism or opposition on the 4th, 5th and 6th. Listen to what's being said -- it may not be what you want to hear, but the advice offered will help you avoid making a mistake. Put love first on the 7th. Make plans to spend the day enjoying the company of the person or people who make you smile and bring you joy.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make plans to visit people and places from your past on the 1st. Exploring what's changed and how you can learn and benefit from the information you discover will pay off. Don't let anger limit what you can accomplish on the 2nd and 3rd. Compromise and get along if you want to get ahead. A change in status is apparent. Discuss your plans openly on the 4th, 5th and 6th. The less you hide, the easier it will be to reach your goals. Diplomacy will help you, so choose your words wisely and be discreet. Emotions will be erratic, causing you to make mistakes that can cause problems with someone you love on the 7th. Reconsider your motives.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep secrets concerning your past on the 1st -- someone will be looking for an excuse to make you look bad. Listen attentively, but don't share personal information. Keep active on the 2nd and 3rd. You don't want to have too much time to think about something worrisome, or you may end up in an argument that will make matters worse instead of solving the problem. Focus on home, family and making your life better on the 4th, 5th and 6th. What you do to create a warm and comfy space to entertain and enjoy with loved ones will pay off. You may be tempted to take an unnecessary risk on the 7th. Think before you take on something you cannot finish.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Help others emotionally or physically, not financially on the 1st, and it will help you in return. Being generous with your time and talents will boost your reputation. A change in the way you handle your money is apparent on the 2nd and 3rd. An investment in something that attracts you can be beneficial, but only if the decision is yours and not due to pressure. Express your emotions on the 4th, 5th and 6th, and you will get a good response. Taking care of your responsibilities will put you in the spotlight, giving you greater control in your personal life. Don't give in to someone asking for a handout on the 7th. The choice you make will influence how you are treated.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take it easy on the 1st. Don't let things get to you when what you should be doing is making minor personal adjustments that will make you self-satisfied. The changes you make and the things you do for others will boost your morale and your relationships with others on the 2nd and 3rd. Love is in the spotlight and should be acknowledged. Some concerns you have about the past should be put to rest on the 4th, 5th and 6th. Face any situation that might come between you and your future goals head-on so that you can move forward without concern. Don't let a change of plans cause you to overreact on the 7th. Go about what you need or want to do, regardless of what happens.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Open up to new ideas, concepts, people and places on the 1st, and you will feed your imagination with all sorts of new possibilities. Innovative changes at home will increase your productivity. Be careful not to upset someone who can influence the outcome of a project you are trying to complete on the 2nd and 3rd. Get along and get finished. You'll have the wherewithal to reach your goals on the 4th, 5th and 6th. A promotion or positive turn of events will encourage you to expand what you have offered in the past. Relax and take a moment to go over past, present and future plans on the 7th, and you will find a way to make more and do less. It's time to get back to basics.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make a point of following through on the 1st. Actions will speak louder than words. Live up to your promises and do everything in your power to improve your home and domestic life. You'll learn from the experience you have with people from different backgrounds on the 2nd and 3rd. Don't believe everything you hear. Fact-checking will be necessary. Problems with friends, relatives or neighbors can be expected on the 4th, 5th and 6th. Listen to what's being said and the demands being made before you decide whether to get involved. A personal change will turn out to be a relief on the 7th. Make plans to celebrate your good fortune.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do whatever it takes to improve important relationships on the 1st. The emotional security and stability you gain by being attentive and caring will pay off. Follow your head, not your heart, on the 2nd and 3rd. You may want to please someone you love, but you are best to be practical in the way you show your feelings. A money deal will grab your attention on the 4th, 5th and 6th. Look at all the angles, and you will find a way to invest in something personal that will bring both you and your loved ones great joy. A change may be what you desire on the 7th, but you are best to keep things simple and as basic and normal as possible. Avoid unnecessary impulsive choices.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): On the 1st, do whatever you can to prepare for the upcoming week. The less you have to think about, the easier it will be for you to reach your goals. A partnership will take on some emotional stress on the 2nd and 3rd. Don't give in to someone to avoid an argument. Be diplomatic and look for a suitable solution. On the 4th, 5th and 6th, call in favors if it will help you finish what you promised you would do. Falling short will not be acceptable and can lead to future ramifications. Doing a good job will have its rewards. On the 7th, proving a point will help you gain control of a financial situation that has been iffy in the past. You'll be offered something you cannot refuse.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Engage in activities that will help you explore unusual hobbies, people or places on the 1st. You will connect with someone who thinks like you and shares your goals. Money matters will cause stress on the 2nd and 3rd if you take on additional financial responsibilities. Hold off on making any purchases that may infringe on your ability to pay the bills. On the 4th, 5th and 6th, open your arms to those you relate to mentally, physically, emotionally or with regard to a goal you are trying to accomplish. A partnership will turn out to be quite helpful. On the 7th, don't go overboard when it comes to pleasing someone you want to impress. You cannot buy favors or love.

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