Your weekly horoscope: September 2 - 8 2018
What do the stars hold in store for you?
August 23 - September 22
Greater insight and a new gentleness are smoothing the rough edges. The timing is perfect for long-range plans. Find ways to integrate your needs with theirs in a way that lets everybody win. Think of yourself as part of a forward-moving team. Meanwhile, clear your diary. An unexpected invitation could land on your desk. Be ready to pack at a moment's notice.
September 23 - October 22
The hormones are racing and the lacy underwear has already been unwrapped. Any new romances are likely to be largely physical. And what's wrong with that? Current relationships, on the other hand, will improve greatly - or collapse completely, depending on their status beforehand. Oh, and there's money coming. Spend some on a sensual massage. Treat yourself.
October 23 - November 21
It's the perfect time to review some of your more inflexible ideas - before they get reviewed for you. You'll see. There's nothing wrong with changing your mind now and then. Careful though. There's manipulation in the air - on both sides. So much so that you may change direction altogether. Just open your mind. Ask yourself what you really want. You'll be very excited by the results.
November 22 - December 21
Your generosity and endless search for fun has turned spending into an art form: superb for making friends but dicey for the bank balance. Look for cheaper ways to please. Also, make contact with the family. They need you. At work, there'll be long-term rewards if you stick to your beliefs. Make sure you know what they are. Pleasing others is not a belief - it's a behaviour.
December 22 - January 19
The energies are with you, especially after Thursday, when your heart gets an extra little jolt. Just because you're being tested doesn't mean there aren't moments of progress. Mostly, this is a good week. Yes, you're still rethinking your focus - and personal identity. And yes, money issues are more annoying than usual. But this week there are visible ways out of every dilemma.
January 20 - February 18
Been arguing with yourself again, have you? Churning up that ulcer with your carefully hidden rages and your seeming inability to make decisions? Stop trying to see the bigger picture - it will only drive you nuts. Take one detail at a time - and deal with that. And remind yourself that there's only so much that you can do alone. The world won't collapse without you if you have to take an hour off.
February 19 - March 20
Here's your new mantra: "work is not the most important thing in my life. I am." Sounds easy. It's not. If you put your own happiness at the front of every option, you'll make some very different choices. Now all you have to do is figure out what makes you happy. Slowly though. You've spent years convincing yourself that misery is a natural part of life. Time to change.
March 21 - April 19
You're feeling more like your old, fabulous self as opportunities for advancement present themselves, without even being asked. Travel perhaps? The chance to develop a new skill? An opportunity to display your many talents? The great thing is, you're no longer fussed about the outcome. Whatever the result, your confidence is at a peak, and you're willing to try. There's no better time.
April 20 - May 20
If it's the job that's making you miserable, there's no law against making changes. Even so, you have some options. An attitude switch, for example, might be enough to change your mind. Or a long chat with co-workers, stating your needs and preferences. Or, yes, a new job. If you opt for the latter, choose slowly. there'll be plenty of prospects out there. Look around and be willing to adapt.
May 21 - June 20
Any dodgy deals will collapse around your ears. So if you can, get out now. If it's too late, call on your extensive (much bigger than you think) team of supporters to haul you out of trouble. But whatever happens, don't be put off. Your ideas are still superb, and your vision is still way ahead of the others. Have faith and try again. And again, until you succeed.
June 21 - July 22
If you're convinced everyone hates you, well, maybe they do. But only until Thursday - after which you can confidently expect a deluge of grovelling notes and edible goodies. Meanwhile, make the most of a week that allows you to be utterly ghastly in every way. What have you got to lose? They'll give you a hard time no matter what you do. Make it fun.
July 23 - August 22
If you're having problems at work, it's probably because circumstances are changing and everyone's feeling insecure. Don't waste your energy joining that little band. Sure, you'll encounter stubborn refusals and wild threats. Pay no attention. It's not up to you to fix their problems. In fact, this is your chance to shine. Whatever they're doing is not your business. What you're doing, is taking advantage of an opportunity.