Astro Advice Weekly for September 22, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Quiet observation can help you bypass an emotional setback on the 22nd and 23rd. Do your best to show compassion, understanding and workable solutions based on what you see. Size up your situation at work or set up interviews for new job opportunities on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Share your thoughts and what you can contribute; you will impress someone who can influence a final decision that will give you the chance to advance. Problems at home or with someone you are emotionally involved with will escalate if you aren't diplomatic on the 27th and 28th. Overspending or overindulging are not encouraged and will only make matters worse. Moderation is required.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): On the 22nd and 23rd, share your thoughts and feelings, and you will accomplish what you set out to do. Getting your emotions out in the open will lead to solutions that will improve your life. Get back to basics on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Revisiting some of the activities you used to participate in will allow you to let off steam and contribute to feeling better about who you are and what you can do. Upgrading old skills so you can offer a diverse range of services will enhance your chance to raise your income. Spending time at home or nurturing an important relationship will encourage positive changes to your personal life on the 27th and 28th.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You may have to play a waiting game on the 22nd and 23rd regarding paperwork or a pending decision. Focus on what you can accomplish at home, or help others make beneficial changes. Emotional deception must be avoided. It will be in your best interest to get involved in discussions with people with information regarding a direction you want to pursue on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Open conversations must be precise. You don't want to give the impression you can do something that you know little about. Take care of your health on the 27th and 28th. Rest will help you gain strength and give you a chance to think about your options.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Plan to have some fun on the 22nd and 23rd. Take part in an event or activity that lets you use your imagination and social skills to meet other people who share your concerns or have similar interests. On the 24th, 25th and 26th, fix up your home or solve personal dilemmas you face before they escalate into something that is out of control. Don't back down because someone tries to bully you to do things you don't care to do. You can outsmart anyone if you use your past experience and intelligence to plot your own plan. Emotions will skyrocket on the 27th and 28th if you haven't taken care of your responsibilities. Fulfill a promise before moving on to enjoyable pastimes.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Proceed with caution on the 22nd and 23rd. Whether it is something to do with work or a personal undertaking at home, you must make sure you get any approval you need first and that you don't leave anything undone. Live up to what you promise. Emotional spending must be kept under control on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Do your best to help others, but don't lend or borrow money or possessions. Talk matters through before you make a commitment that is difficult to fulfill. You need a break and a change of scenery. Keeping a secret on the 27th and 28th will be necessary if you want to be able to complete what you start without meddling or interference.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): On the 22nd and 23rd, explore new interests or learn something that will help you relate better to people in your community or who you work with. Knowing what you are up against will help you handle any situation you face diplomatically. A problem at work or with your position is likely on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Don't leave any detail out, or you may be accused of doing so intentionally. Check all facts firsthand to avoid being misinformed or led astray. On the 27th and 28th, your ability to bring people together and share your knowledge in a helpful manner will leave a lasting impression on someone you want to spend more time with.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Pay greater attention to your finances on the 22nd and 23rd. A poor investment, loss or being swindled are possible if you are too gullible or careless. Protect your health and use caution if participating in physical activities. Travel to destinations that will enlighten you mentally, emotionally and spiritually on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Focus on your skills and fine-tuning your talents to suit your current work situation. A change in the way you relate to partners will give you an edge. Don't be so willing to be a chameleon to keep the peace. Emotional situations will get blown out of proportion on the 27th and 28th. Avoid excess. Assess and retreat.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Address partnership issues swiftly on the 22nd and 23rd. Don't leave room for festering, or it can result in a major blowout. Protect your interests and be prepared to substantiate why you feel the way you do. You may be misinformed regarding the cost of repairs or an investment you have been considering on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Review what you have been looking at, and consider any hidden costs that might crop up. Long-term results will be beneficial as long as you shop for supplies wisely. Take a break on the 27th and 28th. A short trip or spending time with someone special will motivate you to take on a creative project you've been wanting to pursue. Focus on love.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): On the 22nd and 23rd, reconnect with people you have worked with in the past. Revisiting days gone by will help you set a higher standard for what's to come. Partnerships will undergo changes on the 24th, 25th and 26th due to emotional situations that crop up or because you reconnect with someone from your past. Be careful how you move forward -- there is a right way and a wrong way to take care of sticky situations. On the 27th and 28th, a legal, financial or medical situation should be addressed before it is too hard to handle. Do what's necessary to finalize settlements, contracts or tests that influence your future. Make room for change.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Spend time nurturing situations at home and work on the 22nd and 23rd. Your reputation will depend on how you treat others. Consistency will be vital if you don't want to send the wrong message to someone who looks up to you. Discussing money matters may not give you an honest impression regarding a deal with someone you are negotiating with on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Get whatever you want in writing before you make a commitment. Love is on the rise. Take action and live up to your personal promises. Make time to do things with someone special on the 27th and 28th. The personal investment you make in an important relationship will pay off.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't say too much on the 22nd and 23rd or you may start a feud. Complaints will not help you change matters, but making personal changes and doing what makes you happy will help you move on to a better future. The changes you make at home on the 24th, 25th and 26th will mark the beginning of a life-changing experience that allows you to reach positive goals and a higher standard of living. It's out with the old and in with the new. Invest in your future on the 27th and 28th. Consider what you can learn or the skills you can pick up that will contribute to your good fortune. Someone you meet while attending a course or lecture will make you an interesting offer.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): On the 22nd and 23rd, re-evaluate your financial status and your attitude toward money along with how you earn your living and the changes that will bring you higher profits. Celebrate your progress with friends or that special someone and explore how to do even better. You will only make matters worse if you try to meddle or use emotional blackmail on the 24th, 25th and 26th. Concentrate on creative projects that can help you seal a deal with someone willing to pay for your services. Have fun on the 27th and 28th. Strive to make personal, financial or physical gains. Do something that promotes love and romance, and you will improve your personal life.

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