Your weekly horoscope: April 21 to 27 2019
What do the stars hold in store for you?
20 April – 20 May
Your needs are changing. Feelings too. The trouble is you've convinced yourself the fantasies are real and that your personal destiny is out of your hands. Rubbish. The planets are pushing you to see the truth. Which means it's time to reassess your needs, and ask whether they're being met. Honest communication wouldn't hurt.
21 May – 20 June
What a wonderfully creative one you are. So much so, in fact, that all personal melodramas have been relegated to the back burner while you concentrate on becoming a creative genius. Good for you. Take note of how this feels. And next time you're inclined to sulk in your corner, remind yourself of all possible alternatives first. And work on some patience. And trust.
21 June – 22 July
Careful. You're in the mood to lash out at anyone you feel is demanding too much. Try for some deep breathing before taking on the entire planet. Then find some healthier outlets for that competitive drive. Creative inspiration is always the best place to start. Meanwhile "damage control" are your new watchwords. Followed by clear, honest confrontation. Not quite the same thing as abuse - as you very well know.
23 July – 22 August
The universe is finally acknowledging your tireless efforts and paying you back. The pace of development, recognition and achievement is speedy enough to knock you sideways. Take vitamins and have some fun. Try not to interfere. Your job is to reap the rewards. But not before you've made plans for the next phase. This is just the beginning.
23 August – 22 September
You're better at helping everyone else than yourself. This week, your gifts are making money for them. Not a bad thing if you remember a universal law: whatever you give out is what you get back. So your fortunes will be taken care of eventually. Your financial instincts have moved into an impulsive phase. Don't make any big decisions till May.
23 September – 22 October
Love is what you think you want, but it's the deeper, more spiritual stuff that's commanding your attention. Try calming down a moment. You're getting lost in Romeo and Juliet fantasy again. Look what happened to them. Though you may seriously believe you're from another planet, you're on this one now. And here, love is on a trip of its own. You must look out for job opportunities. They're out there. And they're looking for you.
SCORPIO23 October – 21 NovemberMad changes, tossed at you from out of the blue, are about to rock your safe little house. Though, hilariously, it's probably you who instigates the shifts in the first place. Still, prepare to shock yourself with your unexpected courage. Then make way for a wobble following such colossal decisions. This is good stuff. One day you'll look back and laugh.SAGITTARIUS22 November – 21 DecemberThe planets are giving you a break - urging you to preserve your energy for the dramas ahead. So if you have the chance to be alone, grab it. A new cycle is about to begin, digging up parts of yourself you'd forgotten were there. Don't fret about missing out. What you cram into a normal day would take most people a year. Besides, you have a bucket list to prepare. It's going to be a long one.CAPRICORN22 December – 19 JanuaryActually, it's not the work you mind. It's the complete lack of appreciation that goes with it. Remember, you're at your happiest when slaving away over some major injustice. But what you forget is that you're a human being too - and in need of tending. There is no point in waiting for someone else to take care of you. If you present yourself as invincible, they'll believe you. This is the week that you must ask for what you want.AQUARIUS20 January – 18 FebruarySo what are you really so upset about? Generally, people get unhappy in relationships when they lack the courage to stand their ground and feel manipulated. At which point they charge into a blaming session and dump the problem in someone else's lap. You could do that. Or you could be a grown-up. This is the week to own your magic.PISCES19 February – 20 MarchInvestments have never been your thing. But from Wednesday, you'll have help. Anyway, what else are you going to do with all that money that's wafting in out of the blue? Spend it? Nah. Just because you're terrified of success doesn't mean you can't learn to like it. So organise your budget, get an adviser, and inhale abundance. You can give it all away later - if you still want to.ARIES21 March – 19 AprilYou're covering a lot of ground - not to mention bedroom space. Are you sure you want to do this? Hearts are being broken, you know - and it's a matter of time before one of them is yours. No matter. Your focus will soon shift to your work, and you'll simply run out of leisure time. Meanwhile, watch the temper. There really is no need to rush. As it is, you're way ahead of the pack. All that you are short of is a dash of empathy...