OCTOBER 1 – OCTOBER 7, 2023
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take the initiative and follow your plans on the 1st and 2nd. Your dedication and hard work won't go unnoticed, but you can expect someone competitive to challenge you. Keep an open mind on the 3rd, 4th and 5th, but don't believe everything you hear. Someone will be persuasive and try to push you to get involved in something that can lead to an emotional setback. Do your own thing and put your energy where it will spotlight your effort and goal. Expect someone to use force or manipulative tactics on the 6th and 7th to take advantage of you. Don't mix business with pleasure or entertain the thought of participating in a joint venture. Personal growth, a new appearance, fitness and health are favored.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stop thinking about your goals, and put your plans in motion on the 1st and 2nd. Live your dream, explore the possibilities and grow into your aspirations. A reserved attitude on the 3rd, 4th and 5th will help deter others from taking advantage of you. Make it clear that you are in control and will only implement practical changes, adding to your comfort, convenience and personal growth. Refuse to let emotions get in your way. Waffling will raise a red flag. You'll gain inside information on the 6th and 7th if you listen carefully, verify what you hear and take a practical approach to any change you make. Keep your emotions hidden and your intent a secret.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Consider your options on the 1st and 2nd before jumping into something questionable. Let your emotions take over and lead to decisions that put you in a vulnerable position. Be aware of the costs involved before you sign up for something. Handle domestic difficulties with finesse, truth and compassion. You'll have a better handle on what's unfolding on the 3rd, 4th and 5th and can go head to head with anyone trying to persuade you to go in one direction when you know you want to go in the other. Show your strength by using your voice to advocate on your behalf. Let your uniqueness shine through on the 6th and 7th, and you'll develop an idea or plan that fits your budget and lifestyle.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do things your way on the 1st and 2nd, and you'll be happy with the results. Your discipline and hard work will give you a greater incentive to expand your interests and take charge of your life. You'll be at odds on the 3rd, 4th and 5th in home improvements, moves and getting along with those close to you. Keep your thoughts to yourself and work out all the details before you give anyone a clue about what you plan to pursue. Devise a budget before you commit to anything that could jeopardize your financial well-being. Emotions will skyrocket on the 6th and 7th. Know what you want and do your best to avoid a showdown with someone close to you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Proceed cautiously on the 1st and 2nd if you want to bring about change. Consider how what you want will affect others and how you can compensate to gain approval. A show of good faith will help sway the popular opinion. A heart-to-heart talk on the 3rd, 4th and 5th with someone you respect will help you gain perspective regarding what's possible. Be prepared to put some muscle behind your words. Leave nothing to chance, and prepare to go the distance. Secrets will backfire on the 6th and 7th. Choose your words wisely and think outside the box to ensure you hold the interest of those with something to contribute.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Know your target market and voice your thoughts on the 1st and 2nd, and you'll gain insight into something that can hinder your plans. Alter whatever is necessary before you proceed. Caution will save you money and offer insight into how to achieve success. Someone will try to manipulate you on the 4th, 5th and 6th if you let their tactics get to you. Make yourself clear and dismiss anyone interfering with your plans. Change is your best way forward, even if that means heading in the direction of choice alone. Reach out to someone who shares your sentiments on the 6th and 7th, and you'll discover you have more options than you realize. Promote a change that offers something out of the ordinary.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep your plans, finances, medical issues and personal information to yourself on the 1st and 2nd. Someone will be eager to take advantage of any vulnerability you disclose. Concentrate on personal improvements, getting along with people and living a healthy, fit lifestyle. Learn as you go on the 3rd, 4th and 5th, and you'll fill in the blanks with information that will keep you ahead of any competition. Put your energy into getting what you want, making a difference to those less fortunate and protecting what you've worked hard to achieve. Don't be too eager to share your plans on the 6th and 7th. Someone you least expect will try to take advantage of you if you are too forthcoming regarding your goals.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You'll gravitate toward forward-thinking people eager to bring about positive change on the 1st and 2nd. Ask questions, and you'll find common ground and an opportunity to offer your service and skills. A partnership looks inviting on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. However, joint ventures will require putting contracts in place to ensure a secure future. If someone doesn't agree, you are better off moving on alone or looking for a partner willing to do their fair share. Don't limit what you can do because you let someone stand in your way. Share your thoughts on the 6th and 7th, and you'll find out where you stand. Don't hesitate to make a move if someone lets you down. Be honest and do what's necessary.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Refuse to let the changes happening around you on the 1st and 2nd throw you off guard or cause you to make a mistake or a compromising move. Put your head down, do what you do best and avoid interference. Put your emotions aside on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. Don't let anyone meddle in your affairs. Put more thought into your next move and surround yourself with people who share what makes you happy. Love is in the stars, and personal growth and self-improvement are favored. Someone will take advantage of you on the 6th and 7th if you let them. Being too accommodating will put you in a vulnerable position. Make it clear what you expect and what you are willing to give in return.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take control on the 1st and 2nd, and don't let anyone disrupt your agenda. Make changes at home that are subject to your happiness. Refuse to let anyone cost you financially or put you in a compromising position regarding your health. Someone will use temptation and persuasive tactics to push you to do something on the 3rd, 4th and 5th that is more likely to benefit them, not you. Don't be fooled by an exaggerated look into someone else's world. Focus on your skills, desires and possibilities, and do your own thing. Your happiness is dependent on doing what's best and suitable for you. Refuse to let someone push you into an emotional scene on the 6th and 7th. Be honest, blunt and quick to walk away from disputes.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your eye on the ball on the 1st and 2nd and determine what others are up to before you get involved. Your best effort will come from physically taking control of your life and building good relationships and a healthy financial foundation. Take inventory on the 3rd, 4th and 5th and tally up what you've done for yourself lately. Make your health and emotional well-being your priorities and your relationships beneficial. Say no to anyone offering a toxic environment. Refuse to be sidetracked by what others are doing or offering on the 6th and 7th, and pay attention to protecting what you have worked so hard to achieve. It's time to declutter your life and control your future. Choose health and fitness over temptation.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Ready, set engage on the 1st and 2nd. Your dedication to positive change and building a solid base to house your dreams will pay off. Be aware of anyone using emotional means to push you to make a fast decision on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. Recap what's in it for you and them, and adjust your thinking to support what's best for you. Be smart and not afraid to do your own thing if it makes more sense. Move forward with an open mind, honest opinion and enough bravado to ensure success. Plan to have some fun on the 6th and 7th, but don't fall for temptation filled with poor behavior. Focus on being unique, creative and dedicated to self-improvement.