Is there really such a thing as mindless entertainment? If you are paying attention, there must be something compelling that resonates somewhere inside you. The Leo moon brings focus to the things we give our senses over to in the name of entertainment. Explore the “why,” and you’ll learn something valuable about yourself.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’ll enter into a new arrangement with a sunny, shiny attitude. This is uncharted territory, so you get to make up the rules that will be followed by you and your successors for years to come.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Others will be drawn in by your warmth and charm. Though you’d love to be able to accommodate everyone, there’s a limited number of people you can have close to you at one time.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Are manners going out of style? So many people forget to add the “please” when they are speaking with clerks, waiters, family and angels. Yes, even the angels respond with more warmth when graciously addressed.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). It’s like you’re the guest of honor at a party today with the best view in the restaurant of your life. Also, you feel entitled to order what you really want from the universe because it’s your special day.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). A cycle of goodness begins with you today. You’ll go out of your way to help someone and make that person’s life better. This in turn makes you feel better, stronger and more positive and loving.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll put all the happiness you can into the present moment. This isn’t accomplished through planning; it happens through noticing the lovely details that float up to the surface of your awareness.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It may feel like you have too many people who need you and want your attention now. An equal balance of time spent catering to your own needs will put you in a position to deliver the best version of “you” to the world.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The conflict of others has an impact on your ability to do your work. You may not be directly involved, and yet the tension is an impediment. You’ll defuse it by secretly wishing everyone around you well.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Simple, inexpensive improvements give you a big uplift. Cleaning and reorganizing feel like the means to an end, but actually, they are beautiful processes in and of themselves.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Most of the day will be spent chasing a dream. As your sign mate Benjamin Franklin pointed out, “Happiness springs immediately from the mind.”
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You may be uncharacteristically sensitive this morning and will need to be extra mindful about protecting your interests in order to ensure that you work and play well with others.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You will ignite the passions of others. The sun and your guiding planet Neptune are in the kind of favorable position that keeps the inspiration flowing through you all day long.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 23). You’ll find security and a sense of joy as you spend time on home and hearth in the next three weeks. Your improvements have long-term effects. You’ll like how a relationship evolves through August. November brings your chance to go for a position that rarely opens up. A windfall comes in July, September and May. Aquarius and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 1, 24, 22 and 5.
12 ASTRO-REMEDIES FOR SOCIAL AWKWARDNESS: Inside the energy of each sign is a lesson that can be applied to remedy social awkwardness. Pisces offers the idea that no matter what happens, it’s better not to take things too personally.
This may seem like a funny message coming from the sign that’s legendary for being sensitive. But that sensitivity is precisely what makes Pisces the perfect constellation to deliver this social memo. The old souls of the zodiac, Pisces people have been hurt a million times in their lifetime(s.) The process gives them the wisdom to know that karma can be complex. Sometimes it feels like people are being unnecessarily harsh and unfair. Mostly it’s better not to get too deep into the “why” of it. It could have something to do with you, and then again it might not. The easiest thing to do is stay within your own boundaries, handle your own feelings and let others do the same.
Not taking things personally is liberating. It means you never have to worry about why a person isn’t calling you back or think about how you should take a strange comment. When you don’t take things personally, what others think about you falls into the category of “none of your business.”
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Born on the cusp of Gemini and Cancer, beautiful actress Frances McDormand has astral influences in both signs. Mercury, her communication planet, is expressed in the versatile sign of the twins. Her sun and moon in soulful Cancer emphasizes nurturing instincts and perhaps psychic ability. Venus in Taurus is the grounded energy that brings normalcy to the life of even a top Hollywood actress.
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