Astro Advice Weekly For May 19, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Looking at situations from a different perspective on the 19th and 20th will allow you to see all sides of an emotional situation that you or a close friend or relative is facing. Anger solves nothing, but patience and understanding solves much. Take care of your responsibilities personally on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd to avoid complaints. Use your intelligence when dealing with money matters, contracts or situations concerning your health. Don't take physical risks or put yourself in a position that could lead to a confrontation. Reach out to someone you've worked with in the past on the 24th and 25th. You'll be offered insight into a potential opportunity that can help you get ahead.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Pick up the pace on the 19th and 20th. Set your sights on what's important to you, and head for the finish line. A subtle change you make will boost your ego and encourage you to live a healthier lifestyle. Traveling, communicating and learning are featured on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Listen attentively, ask questions and share your thoughts with people who have something to offer that will help you gain perspective on what's possible. Romance is on the rise and will improve your personal life. If you want to make a physical change on the 24th and 25th, do so quietly and with moderation. Taking baby steps will help you reach your goal without setbacks.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Control your emotions on the 19th and 20th to avoid getting into a no-win situation. Someone is likely to mislead you or take advantage of you if you aren't cautious. Don't get involved with people who are poor influences. Spend wisely on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. If you want to invest in something, consider putting your money into self-improvement or saving for something that will make your life better. Planning ahead instead of aiming for instant gratification should be your plan. A partnership can be an asset on the 24th and 25th. Listen to what someone has to say, evaluate the logistics involved and respond with a plan that is worthwhile for everyone involved.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Reconnect with old friends or people you have worked with in the past on the 19th and 20th. You'll be offered something that is worth considering. A change you want to make can be made easier if you enlist the help of willing contributors. A change will do you good on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Get involved in something you believe in, and you will bring about positive change. A suggestion or offer you make will become a turning point in the way you move forward physically and emotionally. Put your energy into getting things done on the 24th and 25th.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look at the big picture on the 19th and 20th, but only follow through with what's actually doable. If you are too quick to act, you will fall short of your goal. Focus on the important issues and sticking to a moderate plan. Walk away from temptation. Work behind the scenes on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Keeping what you are doing a secret for the time being will give you time to work out any issues that could draw a negative reaction. Don't show surprise if someone goes back on his or her word. Don't worry about what others do on the 24th and 25th. Move forward at your own pace, and those interested in what you are doing will contribute.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't let emotions weigh you down on the 19th and 20th. Channel your energy into being productive and bringing about changes that will make you feel good about the way you look, what you have to contribute and who you are. A business trip, meeting or educational pursuit is favored on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. You can command attention and make alterations to the way you do things using information you recently acquired. A celebration with someone special will bring you closer together and prompt plans that will give you something to look forward to. Problems that have been looming in the background can be addressed on the 24th and 25th. Choose your words wisely; you will outmaneuver any opponent you face.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Do a little soul-searching on the 19th and 20th before you engage in talks with someone who doesn't share your outlook or attitude. Look for compromise in order to avoid a standoff. Offer positive suggestions, and know when to walk away from an unsavory situation. Emotional situations will escalate on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd if you aren't prepared to deal with matters openly. Have a plan or suggestion in mind that will benefit everyone involved, and give a presentation that is difficult to refuse. Make plans to do something that makes you happy on the 24th and 25th. A short trip, a reunion or just kicking back with someone you enjoy being around is encouraged.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't let the past sidetrack you on the 19th and 20th. It's time to look forward, not back. You have the discipline to put your energy and time where it will do the most good. A serious partnership will help stabilize your life. Personal improvement and a change of attitude is apparent on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd. Put some thought into the direction you see yourself heading, and put your plans in motion. It's time to invest in yourself, not someone else. Love and romance is on the rise. Think matters through on the 24th and 25th. If someone or something stirs up emotions, address why and take action.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Try not to overreact, overdo or be excessive in any way on the 19th or 20th. Someone will be waiting to take advantage of your vulnerability if you don't protect your privacy. Say little, take care of your responsibilities and walk away from temptation. Use your intelligence on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd when dealing with colleagues, friends or someone in a position of authority. It's better to be safe than sorry if you are dealing with matters that can affect your finances or your reputation. Personal improvements can be made on the 24th and 25th. Taking better care of your health and your personal relationships will bring good results as well as ward off problems.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Refuse to get involved in gossip on the 19th and 20th. The information someone shares will give you the wrong impression. Focus on personal growth, not trying to change someone else or meddle in other people's affairs. You can make progress on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd if you use what's available. Take physical action, and follow through with your plans. Personal improvements, nurturing important relationships and being good to yourself and those you love will bring good results. Gather information on the 24th and 25th that will help you understand the best way to tackle a financial, medical or legal problem. Putting plans in place to avoid a loss of any kind will put your mind at ease.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Proceed with caution on the 19th and 20th. Dedicate your time to detail, precision and making sure you have a good handle on what it is you are trying to achieve. There will be no room for error. A change someone makes on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd will take you by surprise. Don't act in haste or let anyone know where you stand or how you feel. Take a wait-and-see approach, and let others show their true colors. Use your intelligence, and protect against loss. Emotions will surface on the 24th and 25th. Think matters over, and do whatever needs to be done to massage situations that can affect your home and personal relationships.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't give in to someone making a fuss on the 19th and 20th. Listen carefully, and decipher what's true and what isn't. Emotional situations will get blown out of proportion if they aren't handled carefully. You'll have some unique suggestions on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd that will give you clout among your peers and those you offer to help. Much can be accomplished if you are enthusiastic and energetic in your pursuits. A romantic situation will take a positive turn if you make a kind gesture. Live within your means on the 24th and 25th, regardless of what others do. Being a follower or taking on something that could cost you financially, emotionally or physically isn't worth your while.

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