Astro Advice Weekly For May 12, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Expand your interests on the 12th, and socialize with people you find uplifting and informative. A romantic day trip will bring you closer to someone you love. Listen carefully on the 13th and 14th. The information you receive will not be accurate or it will be exaggerated. Take care of matters personally to avoid interference or misrepresentation. Learn all you can on the 15th and 16th before you get into a discussion with a superior or someone who can influence your future personally or professionally. Look at the big picture to avoid underestimating what's coming down the pipeline. Look for investments or deals that will add to your assets on the 17th and 18th. A joint venture can be profitable if handled properly.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Physical activity will help you monitor your emotions better on the 12th. Taking better care of your health through exercise and proper diet will make you feel and look better. Set high standards, pay attention to detail and strive to excel on the 13th and 14th. Show compassion when dealing with your peers, friends and relatives, and you will be offered the support you need to get things done on time. Be careful sharing information on the 15th and 16th. Someone will take advantage of you or spread rumors if you are too open or accommodating. Partnerships, traveling and reuniting with old friends looks promising on the 17th and 18th. A romantic gesture will intensify your weekend and bring you closer to someone you love.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Control your emotions on the 12th. Say little, but be constructive and make positive changes at home and to the way you live. Positive thoughts and attitude will bring good results. Spend more time getting your personal and financial affairs in order on the 13th and 14th and less time worrying about what everyone else is doing. An argument will escalate quickly, leaving emotional scars if you aren't careful. Make plans to have some fun on the 15th and 16th or get involved in something that is geared toward physical fitness and good health. Plan to do something on the 17th and 18th that will help to improve an important relationship. Your actions will speak louder then words.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep track of the promises you make, and those others offer on the 12th. If everyone does his or her part, you will all accomplish your collective goal. The coast is clear, and the time is right on the 13th and 14th to promote what you want to see happen. Form a partnership with someone who brings out the best in you, and good things will transpire. Be careful not to neglect your personal responsibilities on the 15th and 16th or you will face complaints and criticism. Be cognizant of what's important to the people close to you. Get involved in something that moves you on the 17th and 18th. A creative endeavor, workshop or fundraiser will lead to interesting encounters.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don't make unnecessary changes on the 12th. Stick to the script, and do your best to get along with everyone. Romance and love are in your best interest. Put more time and effort into earning your living on the 13th and 14th. Don't take chances by falling short of what's expected of you. A serious attitude and quality work will be necessary if you want to get ahead. Take a break on the 15th and 16th from what's tedious in your life, and do something physical, entertaining or that makes you feel good about the way you look. Emotional problems will surface on the 17th and 18th if someone wants to make a change that you don't want to see happen. Remain calm.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Park your emotions in a safe place on the 12th, and concentrate on what you can do to improve. How you handle situations involving friends and relatives will make a difference to the outcome. Avoid indulgent behavior. The coast is clear on the 13th and 14th, and much can be accomplished if you network, attend an educational seminar or pick up added skills. Don't rely on others on the 15th and 16th when it comes to matters pertaining to how you earn your living. If you want to make a change, take the initiative to do the legwork. Traveling, communication and socializing are highlighted on the 17th and 18th. Express your thoughts and feelings; the reception you receive will be encouraging.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): As long as you don't overspend on the 12th, you can enjoy spending the day with friends or family. Don't let generosity or feeling the need to pay for others take over. Tidy up loose ends on the 13th and 14th. Take care of personal paperwork, investments, legal or health matters or anything else that is hanging over your head or causing stress. Explore new interests on the 15th and 16th. Spend more time on self-awareness and improvements and less time procrastinating. Listen to complaints, and make adjustments. Consider what will make your home environment more inviting on the 17th and 18th and work with the people you live with to make adjustments that will contribute to a better lifestyle.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put your emotions aside on the 12th, and do your best to get along. You will achieve far more if you aren't bickering with someone over something trivial. Set your sights on achievement on the 13th and 14th, and start moving in that direction. Whether it's information you need to gather or making sure someone in your life is on board and willing to help you with your plans, discussions will pay off. Listen to the voice of reason on the 15th and 16th when dealing with authoritative individuals. A sudden adjustment or change made should not throw you off guard. Use whatever happens to your advantage. Make time for romance, self-improvements or personal adjustments on the 17th and 18th; good things will transpire.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put greater emphasis on how you look and feel on the 12th. Physical fitness, proper diet and spending time with someone you love are all favored. Be wary of anyone using emotional tactics on the 13th and 14th. Ulterior motives are apparent, and caution should be taken. Don't share personal information or passwords. Moderation will be in your best interest on the 15th and 16th. Emotional spending, trying to impress someone or being unrealistic about what you can do should be monitored carefully. Find out where you stand on the 17th and 18th before you ask for a favor. Someone is likely to disappoint you when it comes time to honor his or her word. Rely on you and you alone.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Consider the changes you want to make on the 12th, and look for a way to fit it into your budget. Don't trust a deal that sounds too good to be true. You'll have good luck handling personal affairs on the 13th and 14th. Take care of paperwork and matters that deal with institutions. Discuss your concerns with those who will be affected by the decisions you make. You'll gain more if you listen instead of talk on the 15th and 16th. Once you've gathered information, go to an expert and find out exactly where you stand. Pay attention to the ones you love on the 17th and 18th. Romance is on the rise and will improve your personal life.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Express the way you feel, and take care of relationship matters on the 12th before a situation becomes too difficult. A positive attitude and willingness to compromise will help you avoid conflict. Ask questions and make adjustments on the 13th and 14th that are conducive to a lifestyle change. Aim to keep your life simple and affordable. Look for new ways to bring in more cash on the 15th and 16th. Consider your skills and what you enjoy doing most and turn it into something marketable. Avoid joint ventures. You may have to rethink your plans on the 17th and 18th. Do your research, and look for alternative routes that will help you reach your goal.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't labor on the 12th over something you cannot change. Look inward, and make personal adjustments that will make you feel good about who you are and what you have to offer. Getting along will be half the battle on the 13th and 14th. Ward off ill feelings or anger, and avoid getting into a dispute with someone who can disrupt your reputation or status. If you ask for favors on the 15th and 16th, find out what's expected in return before you proceed. You may be best to take a little longer and do your own. You'll come into some interesting opportunities or gains on the 17th and 18th. Recognize the possibilities, and don't hesitate to get started. Romance is on the rise.

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