DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 8/8/2016
Turn down for what? Don’t let the debut of fall collections (and the return of all things BTS) fool ya. Like an episode of Bachelor in Paradise, summer’s just starting to heat up, with no shortage of heartache and scandal to go around. Achieve that vital work-life balance by buckling down in the boardroom and then letting loose the second five o’clock hits. Beat the heat with these game-changing coconut water cocktail recipes and scroll down to see what the stars have in store for you in this week’s AstroStyle horoscope.
Cue the solo projects! Now’s the time to take a BIG leap of faith that could pave the way for your success story. You’re a true visionary who’s too legit to quit. Just be sure you’re not confusing your persistence with stubbornness — asking for help when you need it is a sign of leadership, not failure.
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Virgo: August 23 – September 22
A little siesta times goes a long way when it comes to recharging your batteries. Being the star of the show all day err’day is bound to take its toll on anyone. Push “pause” on your partying ways by booking an extended staycation at Chateau Virgo or venturing out to the London countryside for an inspirational break.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
You, party animal, you! Hanging low just isn’t in your cards these next few weeks. Between industry events, rooftop dinner parties and late summer weddings, your iCal has never been more poppin’. Cue the outdoor movies, glam-cations with your squad and backyard barbecues as you make the most out of the remaining summatime days.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
Work now, party later: Allow this to be your mantra for the weeks leading up to vacation. While everyone else is dreaming of a romantic stint in paradise, you’re too busy taking names and plotting your next power move. A well-deserved promotion may or may not be in your cards soon(ish), Scorpio!
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
After a few blasé weeks, August is off to an especially auspicious start. The creative juices are flowing, and you’ve got a game-changing project (or two) up your sleeve. Play your cards right and a hot summer romance-turned-engagement could sweep you off your feet. And when that happens, DO accept the final rose from your Prince (or Princess) Charming.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Block out all the “noise” and just do your thang, Cap! With more important matters on the table — like moving in your with your boo or making a good first impression with the ‘rents — you don’t have time to deal with everyone else’s petty drama. Harboring a deep secret? Give it a few more weeks and you’ll finally be able to spill the beans. Phew!
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Ditch the solo act by joining forces with kindred spirits who share the same passion for entrepreneurship. Now’s the time to launch a digital venture (or Kickstarter project) that could earn you a trip to Silicon Valley within the next six months. Just beware of team players who aren’t willing to pull their own weight, or worse, fame-seekers with only moolah on their mind.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Pace yourself, Pisces! Between limitless poolside cocktails and Taco Tuesday, it’s time to slowly ease back into healthier eating habits. Enter homemade açaí bowls and green smoothies that can be whipped up the next time your cravings hit. Resist the urge to be a couch potato by going for a scenic bike ride or playing Pokemon Go (just don’t go walking off any cliffs!).
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
Shy and calculated Aries, who?! While you’re normally not the risk-taker type, you’re not afraid to take a gamble when it comes to finding love. Swiping right for multiple Tinder hotties, or better yet, casually slipping the bartender in Maui your digits (you know, just in case)? Yas, girl! Make an effort to step outside your comfort zone and the love gods will not disappoint you.
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
Home is where the heart is: You don’t need a luxurious getaway to the South of France to channel some peace of mind. As your nesting mode kicks in, you’ll have a sudden urge to transform Casa Taurus into a summer beach house, complete with wicker furniture, pineapple wall art and an indoor hammock (‘cuz #goals).
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Say buh-bye to the creativity block that’s been haunting you these past few weeks, and hello to morning epiphanies. Sometimes all it takes is a good night’s rest and, BAM! The ideas start flowing again. Don’t hesitate to reach out to an old mentor for advice or sign up for a workshop with fellow visionaries. Your desire to learn and travel could take you as far as Prague for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
No more excuses! It’s time to buckle down and “work, work, work, work, work, work…” (In fact, this needs to be your mantra for the next three weeks.) Before you can commit to two glorious weeks in Honolulu, you’ve got some loose ends to tie up in the boardroom. While you’re in the zone, a money-making venture could help bring in the dolla dolla bills for a personal project you’re hoping to launch down the road.
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