The Scorpio moon mixes mischievously with the playful Leo sun and Mercury to remind us of the value of recreation. As the very name suggests, it’s a way to “create” yourself over again. Don’t listen to those naysayers who say fun and games are just for children — nothing is more serious or better for you today than play.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). It’s just as easy to create useful outcomes as it is to waste energy in disorder. You’ll make sure that each action you execute produces a reaction that’s as productive as it is equal and opposite.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Comfort, power or fame is not necessary because so much of what you do is its own reward. You’re not immune to the attraction of comfort, power and fame, and maybe you’d even like it. The point is that you don’t need it.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The conversations you have, the ways you burn your energy and spend your time, and the love you give throughout the day will, by sundown, have you absolutely tired out.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). One might think that happiness was something that once learned you could always recreate. Not so. Happiness takes different forms, so it can never be created in the exact same way twice.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It’s lucky for the trees that they don’t have eyeballs, so they can’t discourage themselves with comparisons to the bigger, taller trees in the forest or loom superior to smaller growth. Be like the trees.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The act of kindness you perform will release a rush of serotonin in your brain. This is one among many reasons that you don’t care if the kindness is ever repaid. Giving is getting.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). James Bond wasn’t born cool. He’s a highly trained agent who has mastered strategies to cope in a variety of situations. Think of Bond as you welcome every opportunity to develop your own set of coping strategies.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Being completely engaged in an endeavor produces a state of “flow” that dissolves emotion, staves off hunger and delays the need for sleep. The more “flow” experiences you can create for yourself, the happier you’ll be.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You may hesitate to dive into your joy. Maybe someone near isn’t able to do the same, or there’s another kind of hold-up delaying your satisfaction. When you finally can do what you want, you’ll savor the experience.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). It’s like you are writing your destiny with an indelible marker. Make a strong commitment, and then back your decision with immediate and irreversible action.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). This is an age when many people spend what they don’t have to buy what they can’t afford to impress who they don’t know. Your realistic and modest approach will be a breath of fresh air.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ve wanted to rid yourself of that personality quirk for some time. Have you considered the upside of keeping it, though? This unique part of you has benefits.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (JULY 27). You know what you believe in, and you let yourself be guided by those principles. Fortune favors you as you stand up for your beliefs without flaunting them. You’ll be well paid for your work in August. An attraction builds through the fall. You’ll make new commitments in November and reach a goal in December. Aquarius and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 20, 1, 43, 3 and 19.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: There’s a warm-up period to your dating game. You have smooth moves, once you hit your social groove. TAURUS: You don’t want any favors from a loved one. Ideally, what’s done in self-interest also happens to please you. GEMINI: You’re starting to notice how excitement builds up in you just being around a certain person. CANCER: You know how to make others feel good, and you’ll use that skill to bring up your social stock this weekend. LEO: You won’t help those who don’t really need it, as that would nurture an unnecessary codependence. VIRGO: You’ll be as powerful as you choose to be in a relationship. LIBRA: Your obsession with beauty will take you to interesting places. SCORPIO: You don’t always want to be the star of the scene, and yet, right now, you can’t help being noticed and adored. SAGITTARIUS: Self-discovery happens at the same time as another person discovers you. CAPRICORN: You’re no snob, but you do have preferences. The one who matches them will be a lucky soul indeed. AQUARIUS: While you can’t always choose the romantic circumstances you land in, you can always choose how you respond to them. PISCES: Underwhelmed by a loved one? This person will work harder to impress you.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Scorpio and Sagittarius will both enjoy the attention they get this weekend, as the moon travels from one sign to the next. The Scorpio moon instigates an attraction, and then the Sagittarius moon takes it to new places. These two signs don’t assume they know each other. A long courtship is favored, especially one that’s more of a chase. Sagittarius likes to pursue, and Scorpio is a master of evasion.
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