DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 5/23/2016
Get ready for things to start heating up in the romance department this week as you right-swipe on some Tinder hotties (and hopefully find your match). Whether you’re looking for a summer fling or something for the long haul, Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to get things rolling in the summer dating department. But first things first: Work duties call as you’re presented with a slew of deadlines and projects that need to be completed before the extended weekend. Read: This is not the week to slack off. Kick off the “unofficial” start of summer with a delicious homemade ice cream bombe and scroll down to see what the stars have in store for you in this week’s AstroStyle horoscope.
It’s your birthday month, and you can party it up if you want to. Being another year wiser means that you finally know what you want (and deserve) in a relationship. Say buh-bye to exes from your past and hello to a potential suitor who treats you like a king (or queen). Already in a committed relationship? Book a romantic rendezvous in paradise for two.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
Whatever you do, don’t quit daydreaming. A true visionary like yourself is destined for big things. Join forces with like-minded creative types that will inspire you to launch your side hustle and be your own boss. Channel confidence with a daring new ‘do, and don’t take “no” for an answer when it comes to negotiating the bottom line.
Leo: July 23 – August 22
Drama begone! If (and when) conflict rises at work or on the homefront this week, choose to be the bigger person. Make an effort to hear all sides before turning a petty argument into a full-blown showdown. Not seeing eye-to-eye with your roommates or S.O.? It might be time to give them some space — a spontaneous getaway to the beach with your squad is exactly what the doctor ordered. Live a little, Leo!
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Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Your bubble bath awaits you, Virgo! Between summer weddings and weekend road trips, your overbooked iCal is starting to take a toll on your personal sanity. Before adding any more functions to your summer lineup, pencil in some much-needed “me” time. Unplug from your various devices for 24 hours, treat yo’ self to a mani pedi and try doing something just for you.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
Whether you’re traveling in hopes of finding romance or are taking a special trip with bae, it won’t be long before you’re jetsetting off to some swanky resort in the Caribbean for a week of glamping. Be sure to pack a sultry swimsuit, a come-hither slip dress and some going-out clothes. You never know when you might strike up a convo with a mysterious stranger at the tiki hut.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
It’s time to get out of whatever funk you’ve been in lately with a little yoga or morning meditation. If you’re not racking up the steps on your Fitbit, then you’re not doing it right. Channel any negative energy or dating drama with an extra fist-pumping SoulCycle sesh that leaves you feeling better than new.
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
It’s all about that vital work-life balance, Sag! With BIG opportunities on the horizon, you’ll be feeling more inclined than ever to live up to your #girlboss reputation. But here’s the thing — you also want to juggle a personal life. Start prioritizing your commitments and setting milestones, so that you can remember to celebrate all the small victories along the way.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
After one too many midnight snack runs, you’re so ready to get back on the wellness bandwagon with a detox diet. These next few weeks are all about setting a routine and sticking to it. In place of summer cocktails, start working in some delicious mocktails (or fresh fruit smoothies) that won’t leave you counting calories.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. The next time you hit a wall, don’t be so quick to give up. Whether you’ve just graduated or are looking to switch up your career game-plan, it’s never too late to try something new. Start circulating your resume and reaching out to the higher-ups at your dream company — you just never know!
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Watch out for the decor bug to strike all this week as you start lusting after dream interiors on Pinterest. Better yet, get ready to turn your bachelorette pad into a cozy abode for two. While an all-pink-everything color scheme may be out, a nautical vibe (think: stripes and anchors galore) is still game.
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
Honesty is the best policy, Aries! If you want a ring on your finger (and a beachside wedding) by August, then you’ve got to speak up. Partnerships reign supreme all this week as you take major strides in fostering better communication with both your colleagues and better half. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your weekend for work-related obligations when compromise is always an option.
Taurus: April 20 – May 20
Beware of your splurgy side these next few weeks as a trip to the mall could quickly turn into a mini shopping spree. Before venturing out to pick up that one thing for an upcoming getaway, set a budget… and stick to it! If you can do without the designer beach cover-up and matching bikini, then hit up Target for a knockoff version for a fraction of the price.
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