Your weekly horoscope: May 5 to 11 2019
What do the stars hold in store for you?
20 April – 20 May
Your mind has lost its way and is slowly driving you nuts. But there's an upside: you're mentally preparing for an adventure you didn't even know you wanted. Still, hold off on mad decisions at least until next month. Occasionally, it's fun to surrender control and leave the outcome to the cosmic forces. This week is about self-indulgence and pure entertainment. Stand back and allow.
21 May – 20 June
Convinced you're in charge? Well, maybe you are. But that also means taking responsibility for your own happiness. It's true. How you feel is entirely up to you. There's no-one to blame. If something bothers you, change it. You have all the power you need to manifest a world of magic, but you'll have to be a grown-up to make it work. It's important that you know what you want. Take your time.
21 June – 22 July
Are the people in your life trying to help you or control you? And is that something you should be worrying about? The point is, are the results useful? And are you perfectly capable of taking charge of your own life? There's no better time to find out. Career opportunities are flying in and the finances look good. You have the energy to handle it all. If you're unhappy with anything, say "no".
23 July – 22 August
Is everyone complaining that you're never home? Tell them you'll be back soon. For now, you have work to do. The planets are huddled in your office, bringing success and fabulous offers. Accept everything. You can sift through the dross later. You'll need some rest as your body is taking strain and affecting your mood. Your health planets are off-centre till September, so eat your greens.
23 August – 22 September
Stop, go, stop go. Confusing? You're being manoeuvred forward into a series of new cycles - but once you're there, the pace has to slow down again. If it didn't, you'd have heart failure. One more thing: it's time to believe in what you do. You've forgotten how valuable you are. How about amusing yourself with a more interesting love life? Your wicked side is coming out to play.
23 September – 22 October
Friends, rather than lovers, are giving you what you need: a feeling of acceptance that stays no matter how much you weigh and what colour your hair is. The truth is, love is hard for you to accept no matter how genuine. So practice on your buddies. Treat them as you'd like to be treated. Either way, you're ready for a new adventure. Money and career have taken a back seat as you prepare for an exciting experience.
23 October – 21 November
Thinking twice about the love life? Remind yourself how demanding and unrealistic you can be, and think again. Have a discussion about needs and wants. Avoid blaming. Nothing kills passion faster than a list of accusations. Besides, you're still confused about the relationship between love and power. Therapy might help you sort out the issues. The tension is getting to you.
22 November – 21 December
Your cheque book is finally beginning to balance, and you've almost got a budgeting system in place. Take a deep breath. Yes, it feels like your life has turned into a nightmare. Hang in there. Once you've mastered the practical things, you'll easily find ways to combine realism with that old genius that lurks forever in the shadows. Start planning a trip. It's almost time for a new adventure.
22 December – 19 January
That madly controlling need to get things done is pushing you beyond your limits. Take special care. As you know, your health is always the first thing to go when you do this to yourself. If you can bear to swallow your pride and ask for help, you can speed things up. You'll probably also find that a stalled project is on the move again. Keep some time for fun. There's a potentially exciting love interest out there.
20 January – 18 February
Current relationships are likely to be extremely sexually based. Enjoy them while they last, but don't start choosing curtains yet. Mind your temper. Patience is waning, and you're in the mood for a fight. The love planets are on patchy ground. If relationships are good, they'll get better. If not, try to behave. You'll have time to sort out your feelings. Get vulnerable. It's good for you.
19 February – 20 March
If you've been seeking recognition for your brand of weirdness, here's your chance. No-one is keen to change, so any new ideas must be presented with a gentleness that will diminish the threat. Stick to your guns and don't let anyone belittle you into abandoning your plans. If you need extra money, think differently. It's your creative brilliance that brings success.
21 March – 19 April
An important thing you need to know about business decisions: Ego and emotions have no place in the boardroom. No point puffing out your chest to announce you know this. No Aries knows this. So leave the room before you blow it. Explain to yourself that goals are more important than the hair on your chest. Your impatience isn't about to speed things up. Career is on a go-slow. Just for a while.