Your Weekly Horoscopes Are Here: May 17- May 23

See what the stars have in store

If you celebrate your birthday this week:

Your Year Ahead

Because there are so many soul-snipers out there who’ll gun down anything vaguely heartfelt or imaginative, being granted the opportunity to let your true character shine can be rare.  This year you aim to thrive.  There’ll be changes of direction, for sure.  But one of the remarkable things about you is your amazing tenacity. So if anyone stands a chance of succeeding in what others find a difficult year, it’s you.  Just work your magic.  In matters of the heart, too, the cosmos holds enough heaven-bound fireworks to light up the southern sky.  Laughter, too, will help unload any ancient emotional baggage. 

Aries (March 21 – April 20)

Best Day: Monday 20th

If you suffer minor setbacks, don’t fret.  Pursue what’s working and leave the rest behind. This week spurs a change of image – not because you’re looking jaded, but because you’re ready to tackle this world on new terms.  Your own.  And if you can squeeze in enough time for an active social life, all the better.  New love could be yours for the taking.

Taurus (April 21 – May 20)

Best Day:  Friday 17th

Although you’re tempted to whip others into action, use gentler methods. Of course it’s frustrating, but slower colleagues need inspiration and support – not harsh words. Best solution?  Inspire with kindness.  In the same way, if you need help, it’s likely to arrive from hidden or unexpected sources.  

Gemini (May 21 – June 21)

Best Day:  Tuesday 21st

Since the planets may be mischievous enough to conjure up an office romance, avoid flirting if you’re already attached.  Tempting as it may be, giving in to your desires may come at too high a cost.  But if single and fancy-free – go right ahead.  Mix business with pleasure.  The only complication will be the aftermath.

Cancer (June 22 – July 22)

Best Day:  Saturday 18th

When was the last time you felt so fabulously in control?  If skills are wanted, they’ll be found.  If a vital link is missing, it’s unearthed.  To top it off, finances look sharp. So should the cosmos signal the time’s right for extravagance, don’t argue. Stay amenable for surprising events, especially the loving kind.  

Leo (July 23 – August 23)

Best Day:  Sunday 19th

Fear can often hold us back and so often leads to missed opportunities.  Don’t give up or change direction this late in the game just because of a few delays – stick with it, have faith and trust both the heavens and your intuition. Throw your heart and soul into everything you do and success will be yours.

Virgo (August 24 – September 22)

Best Day:  Wednesday 22nd

The cosmos finds you in a meddling mood.  Be careful, or you could talk your way into a migraine’s worth of commitment.  Some situations don’t need your input – so get out of the way and trust that others will get on just fine without you.  Upside:  money’s on the increase. Look forward to the increased freedom that extra cash can bring.   

Libra (September 23 – October 23)

Best Day:  Monday 20th

With all your energy thrown into work commitments, a breakthrough looks imminent.  Some may even be offered a new source of funding this week.  Reassuring indeed, as finances have been a problem for quite some time.  Bad news: you won’t be fully cashed-up for a while.  Forget the credit cards too; they’re probably maxed out.  

Scorpio (October 24 – November 22)

Best Day:  Friday 17th

You shouldn’t trust others so readily, Scorpio.  Cut your losses at the start of the week so that you don’t wade into anyone else’s psychological cesspool.  Thankfully, you’re intuitive enough to recognise any early warning signs, and may have already made an escape plan.  The further away, the better.  

Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)

Best Day:  Monday 20th

Here’s a week when you’re likely to be at your best, both at work and in play. Team effort could help launch you and others towards an exciting new direction.  Right now, everyone has something to offer. Share and receive openly, and you should have few regrets.  Prepare to make new friends along the way.   

Capricorn  (December 22 – January 20) 

Best Day:  Friday 17th

Here’s a vivacious week, Capricorn. Friendships flourish, romance awaits. Established couples become more loving, while prospects seem promising for those playing the dating game.  So should Venus show up with a flirtatious invitation, you’d be daft to wave her away.  Consider it a special reward.

Aquarius (January 21 – February 18)

Best Day:  Thursday 23rd

Don’t assume you’re the sole trustee of all the right answers and don’t dismiss alternative views before they’re even heard.  The planets have sudden shifts of mood and energy this week, and so do you.  If there’s anything important you want to discuss or organise, leave it until week’s end. You’re less likely to stir up a hornet’s nest.  

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Best Day:  Saturday 18th

It’s one of those weeks, Pisces.  You’re stressed, and really can’t cope with much more.  So why not put yourself first for a change?  For once, friends and family can fend for themselves. A far more intriguing possibility? New friendship, with romantic potential. Try to enjoy the moment and don’t plan too far ahead.  

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