Astro Advice Weekly for October 22, 2017

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep moving on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Much can be accomplished if you focus on what's important to you. Studying, learning, communicating and searching for truth, new philosophies and enlightenment will enhance your life. Refuse to let anyone bully you or put pressure on you on the 25th and 26th. Arguing will be a waste of time, but taking progressive action to become the person you want to be is where you should concentrate your energy. Your desire to lend a helping hand on the 27th and 28th is honorable, but don't let anyone take advantage of your generous spirit. It's important to take care of your needs as well as the needs of those closest to you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): On the 22nd, 23rd and 24th, you'll be drawn to people who offer a unique interpretation of some of the beliefs and life challenges you face. Have an open mind and you will discover that some of the wisdom offered will be quite enlightening. Live and learn from those with more experience. You can excel on the 25th and 26th if you are consistent, reliable and willing to do whatever it takes to finish what you start. Protect against injury or exhaustion. You can address situations on the 27th and 28th that are affecting your progress at work. Emotional matters can be resolved if you are honest about the way you feel and what you want and expect from others.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Making changes on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th that can affect a partnership without getting the OK first will leave you in an awkward position. Concentrate on how you can approach personal improvements that will make you feel good about the way you look and the way your life is going. Don't expect everyone to like the choices you make on the 25th and 26th. Don't let emotional manipulation throw you off course or change the things that make you happy. It's your life, and you have to do things your way. You get more respect and acknowledgement on the 27th and 28th for the things you do and the difference you make. Romance is in the stars and will improve your personal life.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Explore new places and hobbies, and you will make acquaintances on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. The encounters you have will be entertaining and help you discover all sorts of interesting information. Let your creative imagination take over and offer some playful banter in return. Discuss future plans on the 25th and 26th with someone you want to collaborate with or with whom you are already in a partnership. Much can be accomplished if you share your thoughts and feelings. Communication will open up a window of opportunity. Don't mix money and emotions on the 27th and 28th. Paying to keep someone happy or to get them to do what you want will not bring you closer together.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Set the pace and step into the spotlight on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. You'll captivate even the most difficult audience with your charm and all the prep work you put into what you want to express. Personal challenges should be embraced and shared with people who can learn from your experience. Work from home if possible on the 25th and 26th. The time spent checking out potential opportunities will not be in vain and will encourage you to take on a new venture. Keep your emotions in check on the 27th and 28th. Refuse to let situations escalate or turn into something they are not. Remain upbeat and accommodating, and you will have an effect on others.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Controlled emotions will help you handle demanding people on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Make it clear what you will and won't do. Set some new rules and be kind to your own needs instead of what everyone has come to expect from you. You need a break. Sign up for something you want to do on the 25th and 26th. Book a vacation or touch base with friends you enjoy, and make plans to get together. Communicate with partners to make sure you are on the same page. Don't expect everyone to agree with you on the 27th and 28th. Try to calm any dispute with kindness, concern and understanding. Offer someone you love something special.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Plan to do something that will make you feel good on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Volunteering your time or offering help to someone going through a hard time will not go unnoticed. Someone from your past will come back into your life unexpectedly on the 25th and 26th. Before you jump in and share too much personal information, take the time to find out where and what your old friend has been up to; it may change what you decide to share in return. You'll need to make some alterations at home on the 27th and 28th to accommodate others. Don't make a fuss. It's better to keep the peace than to make matters worse.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Ulterior motives are present on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Be precise when dealing with those you work or live with. Honesty and detail will help you keep matters under control. If you want to bring about change, it's best to be upfront regarding your plans. Check out all possibilities on the 25th and 26th when making a choice that will influence your life. Something you least expect will develop that will alter the way you move forward. A unique lifestyle will appeal to you. Not everyone will like the decisions you make on the 27th and 28th. The end of one situation will lead to the beginning of another. Follow your instincts, and you'll discover happiness.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): On the 22nd, 23rd and 24th, your unique approach to life and the way you want to live will lead to all sorts of interesting changes in your daily routine. Do your best to choose healthy choices. Regular exercise and proper diet will enhance the way you look and feel. Don't expect everyone to favor the way you do business or handle your professional responsibilities on the 25th and 26th. Listen to complaints, but consider whether it's jealousy behind the suggestions being made. Put your heart on the line on the 27th and 28th, and make time for someone you love. Update your appearance and make romantic plans, and it will enhance your personal life.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Use intelligence, not physical force, to get what you want on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Take the time to find out what sort of incentives will help you convince others to see things your way. You will be given a chance to excel if you offer a unique solution to a work-related problem. Keep your emotions in check when dealing with your peers or someone you love on the 25th and 26th. If you don't agree with what's going on, simply refuse to take part and do your own thing. Arguing will not be worth the outcome you face. Take time to re-evaluate your future plans on the 27th and 28th. A slight adjustment can make a difference to your financial intake.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look for the right moment on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th and make your move. Have your plans in place and leave no room for error. Your precision and detail will help bypass anyone who wants to give you a hard time. Personal and financial gains can be made. Don't get too comfortable on the 25th and 26th. Deals and contracts may appear flawless, but if you aren't careful small changes will be made that can jeopardize your future plans. Listen and negotiate carefully. Make time for yourself and concentrate on physical improvements you want to pursue on the 27th and 28th. Love and romance are in the stars, and special plans for two should be made.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Confusion will set in on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th if you let your emotions veer you off-track. Not being completely honest about the way you feel or what you like or don't like will leave you in a precarious position. Openness is the key to getting what you want. A little give-and-take on the 25th and 26th will go a long way. Helping someone who has something to offer in return will give you a sense of belonging and help you achieve goals that would be difficult on your own. Don't overspend, overreact or make promises you can't keep on the 27th and 28th. Consistency and honesty will spare you getting into a mishap with someone you care about.

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