DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 7/05/2015
This Independence Day was one for the books. Besides the hot dog eating contests, backyard barbecues and fireworks extravaganzas, Team USA just took home the “W” in the Women’s World Cup. If that’s not a #winning weekend, then we don’t know what is. While the upcoming work week may be a long one, there’s no doubt that it’s going to keep you on your toes. As summer continues to heat up, scroll on for the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
No one can be the “life of the party” 24/7. Consider this your sign to hang low this week and explore your independence. Instead of scheduling your weekend plans around everyone else’s, pencil in a solid block of “me” time.
Read This: The key to a strong, healthy relationship is to have the ability to love yourself first. All the more reason to celebrate your single status with these 13 ways to take yo’ self on a date. (Photo via Johannes Simon/Getty)
Leo: July 23 – August 22
Whatever you do, don’t let your aggression and self-doubt get the best of you. You’re better than that and you know it! Channel your negative energy into a creative outlet or a passion project and the outcome will be nothing short of cathartic + enlightening.
DIY This: Word on the street is that weaving is the new knitting. Seriously. Take a look at these 9 weaving projects to get your new hobby going and this vibrant doormat could be your next creation. (Photo via A Beautiful Mess)
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
It’s time to hit “refresh” on all of your online profiles and social networks. From revamping your bio to finally getting a proper headshot, this is one instance in which it pays to be digitally savvy. Who knows, it may not be too long before you even pen your very first blog post.
Read This: First things first: Don’t neglect to update your desktop wallpaper with something a little more inspiring. We’ve got you covered with 14 sunny desktop wallpapers sure to bring on the summer vibes. We dare you to pick just one. (via Brit + Co)
Libra: September 23 – October 22
Unfortunately, you’re not like the Energizer bunny who can keep on going and going without reaching a breaking point. Fortunately, you DO have an ah-mazing support group — consisting of your #girlgang, colleagues and family members — to turn to when the going gets tough.
Read This: You know what they say, sending a card a day keeps the worries away. Give thanks to everyone in your life with these 13 “just because” cards your besties totally deserve. We call dibs on the zodiac collection.
Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
Just because you’ve left your college days behind you doesn’t mean that the learning has to stop. Satisfy your curiosity by enrolling in an online class, downloading a foreign language app or attending an interesting lecture in your community. #TheMoreYouKnow
Download This: As it turns out, you don’t have to go far to quench your thirst for learning. These 10 apps will teach you something new every day, and at the mere swipe of a finger no less.
Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Even when you’re trying to lay low, romance has a way of finding you. But you already knew that, Sag. To prevent things from getting too steamy, too fast, throw yourself into a project or venture that will keep your goals in check.
Read This: TV = the creative fuel you need to get ALL of your passion projects up and running. Check out these 17 TV shows that will spark your creativity and leave you feeling inspired. In the words of Tim Gunn, “make it work.” (Photo via Lifetime)
Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
“Your home is your sanctuary.” These just may be the most empowering words you hear all week. If you can’t concentrate in your workspace (where the creative juices should be flowing), then you know it’s time for a home makeover.
Read This: Calling all book worms: We’ve uncovered 11 creative ways to style your space with books. Not only will books-on-books update the feng shui of your living space, but you’ll be surrounded by visual inspiration the next time a creative slump hits. (Photo via Will Pryce)
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Instead of attempting to tackle everything on your to-do list come Monday morning, do less (we’re talking baby steps here). Be realistic in your task completion goals and take breaks when needed. Picking up a fitness routine to banish any leftover negative energy may not be a bad idea either.
Read This: To work out before or after work? That is the million dollar question. While it’s totally up to you and what your body reacts best to, this source recently weighed in on the pros and cons of exercising before and after work.
Pisces: February 19 – March 20
What doesn’t this week have in store for you?! Our best advice is to enjoy the company of those around you, all the while acknowledging that it’s perfectly okay to pass on events that aren’t your cup of tea. Devote this newfound downtime to crafting your next business pitch or investing in a #girlboss wardrobe.
Read This: With so many sales to take advantage of, sometimes it’s easier to buy, buy, buy than to practice self-control. To avoid buyer’s remorse (the absolute worst), take a look at these five summer shopping tips this New York fashion girl swears by. Your wallet will thank you.
Aries: March 21 – April 19
Time flies when you’re having fun and are achieving goals left and right. With the year halfway over, now’s the opportune moment to re-evaluate your resolutions for 2015. How’d you fare? Focus your energy only into tasks and projects that you care about 110% from here on out, and you will be more than fine.
Download This: Stop the procrastination with these 20 free printable to-do lists that will increase your productivity and keep you on task. Here’s to making the second half of 2015 better than the first! (Photo via Design Love Fest)
Taurus: April 20 – May 20
This week is all about getting back into the creative zone. Block out the chaos known as everyday life by starting your day off with a ritual. Push the emails aside and enjoy a cup of coffee while reading the Skimm, or get in the habit of journaling right before work.
Read This: Speaking of the Skimm (our personal fave next to Brit + Co, of course), make sure to check out these 14 newsletters you need in your inbox. Let’s just say that your morning commute just got a whole lot smarter.
Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Oh yeah, get ready to mix and mingle this week as you open yourself to a whole new crowd of people. Your sharp wit and outgoingness will come into play as you find friends and business partners in high places.
Read This: Because nothing says forming new friendships like a summer shindig, here are 9 fun summer cocktails no one else will bring to the potluck. Cheers to that! (Photo via Recipe Girl)
What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!