DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 6/27/2016
Don’t quit (or back down) now! If you can make it through the work week, then you’ll only be that much closer to sweet, sweet freedom. (We’re talking about the extended holiday weekend, of course!) Start making those to-do lists now, so you can devote more time to planning your epic Fourth of July bash during the latter half of the week. Check out these tasty summer mocktail recipes and scroll down to see what the stars have in store for you in this week’s AstroStyle horoscope.
Stop waiting for the perfect moment to launch your side hustle, ask out your summer crush or test-drive that crazy ‘do you’ve been pining over on Pinterest. The time is now. Use the extended weekend (and countless pool parties) to put yourself out there on the dating scene and network with like-minded creative types.
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Leo: July 23 – August 22
Turn down for what?! Summer is not the time to be a homebody — you’ve got BBQs to attend and Fourth of July shindigs to host. With the ‘rents in town, first impressions are everything. Read: You may want to leave your drama-filled ex or friend who drinks too much off the guest list.
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Technology rules supreme all this week as you make an effort to update your headshots and delete any old tweets (or Instagram pics) you’re not proud of. Bit by the entrepreneurship bug? Don’t waste any time launching your own YouTube beauty channel or debuting a lifestyle blog.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
Changes are a comin’, Libra! If you want out of a relationship or feel suffocated by your nine-to-five gig, don’t put off the inevitable. Take a breather before coupling up with the first hottie who walks into your life. Devote your newfound freedom to searching for an even better job, complete with paid vacays and the chance to travel abroad for biz.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
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Don’t quit your daydream, Scorpio! It’s never too late to pick up a foreign language (just in time for upcoming travels) or learn to code like Karlie. Get the ball rolling by signing up for a workshop that piques your interest, and you could be quitting your day job as early as next month.
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Whatever has been eating you up inside — just let it go. Be it a rift in a longtime friendship or petty boardroom drama, don’t be that person who refuses to make peace. Let bygones be bygones, so that y’all can either go your separate ways or toast to new beginnings at this weekend’s backyard barbecue.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Keep the summer flings at bay by fostering long-lasting connections. Instead of swiping right for a Prince (or Princess) Charming type, ask your friends to play matchmaker. Better yet, join the singles-only club for a while — a roadtrip with your squad is exactly what the doctor ordered.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Get any grunt work done before the weekend, and you’ll be able to enjoy your Fourth of July plans to the fullest. There’s nothing worse than having to take important calls during your precious pool time! Resist the urge to turn your vacay into a work-cation by unplugging for at least 24 hours and treating yo’ self to endless mimosas.
Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Adventure awaits you, Pisces! Don’t fret if you can’t drop everything for a spur of the moment trip to Bali. You’d be ah-mazed at all the local happenings just waiting to be discovered in your own hometown. Think: music festivals, hidden wineries and art openings galore. Grab a friend (or three) and make plans to play tourist for the day.
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
While everyone else is in party mode, you’re ready to dial things down a notch. With a slew of home improvement projects on the back burner — and a garden that could use some serious TLC — there’s no time like RN to slip into nesting mode. So what if your idea of a crazy weekend is curling up to your grammie’s cookbooks and baking a blueberry pie?
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
Enter the week of dynamic duos and kindred spirits who serve as the yin to your yang. When you can find someone who shares the same hard work ethic and brings their own skill set to the table, you’d be crazy not to join forces. But not so fast. Before you go making things officially official with a former-nemesis-turned-wingwoman, be sure to dot all the i’s and cross all the t’s. We’re talking about a contract, baby!
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
No more couch chilling, Gemini! It’s time to channel your inner Sporty Spice with a slew of outdoor activities (yoga in the park! hiking!) that get your blood pumping. Grab a fitness pal for a trip to the local farmers’ market to pick up fresh veggies and fruit — just think of all the healthy summer recipes you’ll be able to whip up in the months to come.
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