As summer winds downs, take a step back from trying to accomplish everything on your to-do list. Push “pause” on your workaholic tendencies by treating yo’self to a relaxing weekend, complete with La Croix cocktails by the pool. It doesn’t matter if you’re soaking up rays in Montauk or dialing things down with a long overdue pampering sesh with your girls — a little TLC is exactly what the doctor ordered. Cool down with these Labor Day spritzers recipes and scroll down to see what the stars have in store for you in this week’s AstroStyle horoscope.
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, Virgo! Allow this to be your mantra of the week as you learn from your mistakes and take the high road. This week will bring along its own set of challenges, but you’re totally well-equipped to handle whatever’s coming your way. Between launching your side hustle and ending a three-year relationship, there’s nothing you can’t overcome.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
New Libra, new rules: It’s time to take matters into your own hands and go after what you want. You’d be ah-mazed at what you can accomplish when you stop making sacrifices for everyone else and start setting goals. Whether you resolve to work out more, cut out unnecessary spending (sorry, but those velvet ankle booties will have to wait!) or start saying “yes” to more opportunities, there’s nothing you can’t do.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
The five-year plan can wait, Scorpio! You’ve got too much going for you in the now to worry about what will happen down the road. Besides, who knows what the rest of 2016 will bring? A gap year, a one-year contract abroad or an engagement of sorts could turn your world upside down. For now, channel your creativity through journaling, zen yoga and painting for a newfound perspective.
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Resist the urge to get caught up in petty drama that will only leave you feeling more defeated in the end. Instead, man (or woman up) to any mistakes you might’ve made and be all ears when your roomie or bestie is ready to talk. At the same time, know when it’s okay to stand up for yourself — whether at home or in the boardroom, disrespect is one thing that should never be tolerated.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Don’t you dare add one more football tailgate, business function or double date to your iCal — at least until you’ve penciled in some time for yourself. If August proved to be a doozy, then expect September to be 10 times crazier. With fall wedding season around the corner, you may want to rethink your game plan; the last thing you want to do is overcommit to too many things, only to drop out at the last second.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 1
Adventure awaits you, Aquarius! Playing it safe takes a backseat to your spontaneous side as you start living life to the fullest. After a summer spent taking it easy, you’re feeling ready to make a major career change, go skydiving or even try out a new Mexican restaurant for Taco Tuesday. Your sense of independence may inspire you to test out the entrepreneurial waters later this month by launching your own business.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Cue the goal-setting sesh as you suddenly have an urge to do ALL the things. Follow in Emily Weiss’s footsteps by launching your own beauty empire or debuting your own lifestyle blog. Just don’t get too ahead of yourself — before you make any investments, you need a plan, Pisces! Play your cards right and all your dreams *could* become a reality.
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
The tables have turned and romance is finally in the air for fellow Aries hoping to find “the one.” It looks like you’ll be the one handing out the roses this season as the suitors start lining up in an effort to win your affection. Instead of going for the cookie-cutter type you always fall for, take the opposites attract approach by dating someone who excites and intrigues you.
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
You’re at your happiest state when you look and feel good. If summer was a time to sip and savor calorie-filled drinks by the beach, then fall is reserved to getting back into tip-top shape. It’s time to empty out your pantry and swap out your midnight snacks for healthy acai bowls. Besides, being a fit girl practically gives you an excuse to invest in the latest athleisure staples.
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Don’t back down now: The time has come to test drive a dramatic new ‘do or give your childhood dream of starring on Broadway a fair shot. If not now, then when?! Thanks to your fifth house of glamour and fame, you’ll feel more inclined than usual to swipe on an extra coat of gloss and style a head-to-toe Man Repeller-inspired look for the boardroom. A fancy-schmancy set of headshots and a rooftop photo shoot, may or may not be in order.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
To stay put or try out a new ‘hood — that is the million dollar question. While you could renovate your old house that’s seen better days, you could just as easily search for a new place in a different area code. Or perhaps, you’re ready to move to LA (or NYC!) with your college roomie for the adventure of a lifetime.
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Leo: July 23 – August 22
Thrill-seeking Leos cannot be tamed. Labor Day weekend is no exception, as you’ll quite essentially be the party starter. While everyone else is hightailing it to the beach, you’re just fine throwing an epic backyard BBQ. Cue the booze, lawn games and bonfire as you and your squad bid farewell to yet another summer for the books.
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