Knowing that someone somewhere would relish your worst luck, you change your ideas about what’s really a problem. The moon in the judicious sign of the scales helps you carefully count your blessings and weigh them against your issues, most of which could only be categorized as “first world problems.”
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The most important thing to accomplish today is a state of relaxation. Being relaxed, you’ll either do a job or not do a job, and everyone will feel good about it either way.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The sky may be above you, but it is also inside you. With every breath you take, you intermingle your essence with the sky and exhale your interpretation of the universe.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Someone’s tendency to over-share makes you very sensitive to the pitfalls of revealing information that’s not useful to the situation at hand. You’ll strive for a healthy balance between honesty and tact.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’ll watch a problem from the sidelines and decide when and whether it would be right to intervene. Sooner would be better than later. Step in, give your two cents, and then get out.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You don’t see yourself as a guardian of truth who swoops down from on high to impart your wisdom to those who, without you, wouldn’t have a clue. Instead, you are learning along with everyone else — and loving the camaraderie.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). In the same way that compost can help a garden immensely, anger in the right measurement can be a positive dynamic that leads to growth. How much of it exists and how it’s directed will be key.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your impulse to move is tempered by caution. He who hesitates may lose out, but that can be an extremely good thing if the thing you’re losing out on is a gigantic hassle.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You may find yourself in the unfortunate position of having to point out someone’s shortcoming. Luckily, you have a talent for putting a positive spin on things. You’ll start by finding something nice to say.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People have a way of getting under your skin by refusing to act sensibly or thoughtfully. Make sure that you’re rested and that your needs are met, and you’ll be impervious to irritation.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The limitations placed in your path by the outside world are the least difficult to get past. The hardest limitations to break through are the ones you impose on yourself.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Enlist help and take care of unfinished business. You won’t be able to do it all on your own. Physically, you are capable, but unless you involve others, you’ll get too bored with the process.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). All you’re trying to do is make sure the people around you are treated fairly and treat one another fairly, too. Though it’s not your intention to start a movement, you will be the instigator of change.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 24). Dreams are the fuel that speed you through this year. Whatever shape your refueling station takes, make a point to stop in, rest and recharge your batteries in August. September brings an important financial decision. You’ll move or change for love in November. You’ll sock away savings in January. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 25, 49, 30 and 25. Cancer and Sagittarius people adore you.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “My boss is a tyrant. He happens to be a Capricorn with a Scorpio moon. I’ve known a lot of really nice Capricorns, but my boss isn’t one of them. He’s moody, and he flies off the handle, shouting and ranting when he’s mad. He gets upset over the most ridiculous things. If I forget one small detail or misinterpret something he says, it’s on. As his personal assistant, I get the worst of all his moods. On the bright side, he’s one of the most successful people in the entertainment industry, and I’ve been told that if I hang in there I’ll make more connections in a year than I would make in five years somewhere else. Do you think it’s worth it? I’m a Pisces.”
Oh, man. Pisces are so sensitive and impressionable that it very well may be poor for your health to stay in day-to-day contact with such a toxic individual. It may help you to mentally give yourself permission to leave at any moment. This allows you to keep a degree of dignity and detachment. Your Piscean powers of compassion, empathy and intuition will have to be working overtime in order to stay longer than a few months in this kind of situation.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Even though Leo superstar Jennifer Lopez is a wildly successful entertainer, she reportedly makes more money for helping the world smell better than she does for giving the world something to dance to. The scents to which J.Lo lends her name are among the most popular celebrity fragrances in the world. Fire is the dominant element in this passionate Leo’s natal chart.
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