DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 5/8/2016
Stop waiting for the “perfect” moment to launch your side hustle, switch up your career game plan or take a crazy chance. Time is of the essence, people! Get the ball rolling today (not tomorrow), and who knows where you’ll be by the end of the month. As you make strides in achieving that vital work-life balance, don’t forget to have fun — ‘cause all work and no play just isn’t going to cut it! Plan a spring brunch with your besties or book a spontaneous getaway (for one) for some peace of mind. Treat yo’ self to these after-hours-approved key lime beergaritas and scroll down to see what the stars have in store for you in this week’s AstroStyle horoscope.
You asked for a passionate love affair and that’s exactly what you’re going to get. This Tuesday could be your big day. If not a proposal, then don’t be surprised if you and your S.O. take a major step towards building your life together. Not coupled up? With Cupid on your side, you’ll be introduced to potential marrying types in the most unlikely of places.
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Let bygones be bygones, and then hit the town for a girls’ night out in celebration. As you clear the air with former roommates and maybe a nemesis from your past, don’t feel obligated to suddenly become BFFs. Along with patching up a friendship comes a stream of emotions that you may not be ready to deal with right now.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
Start May off right with a spending freeze that could save you major moolah for down the road (like for an upcoming getaway!). Put it this way: If you can live without it, walk the other way before buyer’s remorse can set in. Find small shortcuts to saving money — such as packing your lunches and shopping your closet for a new look — and you’ll be racking up savings before you know it.
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Leo: July 23 – August 22
All things career rule supreme this week as you take major steps in realizing what it is that you want to do with your life. Between circulating your resume with the higher-ups at your dream biz and heading back to school to finally snag a master’s or doctorate degree, it won’t be long before your new title is CEO.
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Virgo: August 23 – September 22
This week is all about personal growth, baby! Whether you’re fresh out of college or have been working a corporate grind for one too many years, changes are a comin’! Follow in Malia Obama’s footsteps by planning a gap year — abroad that is — or by booking a one-way plane ticket to Europe for a year of self-discovery.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
Keep the anxiety (and spring doldrums) away with some much-needed meditation or acupuncture. Better yet, start embracing simplicity in all aspects of your life. From decluttering your desk and taking the necessary steps to feng shui your living space to trying out a detox diet, your quality of life is about to soar.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
With Jupiter finally waking up from its long retrograde, the coast is clear to launch a YouTube channel or unveil a fancy new website. As you shop around for new devices, don’t forget to check (seriously, triple check) to make sure that all your passwords are secure and that your social media feeds don’t contain any incriminating info.
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Say buh-bye to Big Macs and fries, and hello to a scrumptious kale smoothie. As you start counting down the days until your upcoming beach-cation, you’re feeling more eager than ever to get back on the fitness bandwagon. Start small with some morning yoga and an acai bowl before working your way up to a half marathon in July.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Have passport, will travel is your new motto. Between visiting good friends in distant places and traveling for work-related conferences, May is already shaping up to be your most adventurous month yet. Don’t fret if you don’t have any travel plans in your iCal yet. Last-minute flights can still be booked with time to spare.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
When the going gets tough, talks things out. Whether it’s between you and your boo or your bestie since day one, you can’t expect people to read your mind. No one’s psychic, Aquarius! Avoid any potential showdowns in front of your S.O.’s parents (or just in general) by making amends now rather than when it’s too late.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
There’s no better time to revisit your old resolutions (and make new ones!) than May. Not just restricted to breaking old habits, this month brings a slew of career shake-ups that could be game-changing in the weeks to come. Brace yourself, Pisces!
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again! Allow this to be your mantra for the week as you make a vow to stay fit, eat healthier or finally work up the nerve to go skydiving. For moral support, enlist in a personal trainer who will hold you accountable for all of your personal goals… and then some.
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