DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 8/10/2015
Drama begone! Life’s too short to not be out enjoying these remaining summatime weekends. Before things get crazy again with new work assignments in September, use this downtime for planning any last-minute getaways or embarking on home improvement projects. And start planning your Labor Day shindig STAT ’cause it’ll be here before you know it. Enlist a “work for the weekend” attitude and scroll on for the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
Leo: July 23 – August 22
Oh yeah. After a few sluggish weeks, you’re more than ready to get back into the zone. Just don’t forget to take a breather every now and then. Seek balance by putting forth a “work hard, play harder” attitude and by celebrating all of your small victories along the way.
Virgo: August 23 – September 22
Feeling overly ambitious and antsy lately? Hang tight because this is going to be the week that you finally launch your passion project. Whether it be publishing your very first blog post, debuting a new app in beta mode or launching a YouTube channel, you’ve got this on lock. Have a celebratory cocktail on us.
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Libra: September 23 – October 22
Patience is a virtue, Libra. While it may seem like everything is going at a snail’s pace now, just you wait. Before any big changes can happen, you’re going to need to do some d-e-e-p soul-searching. Enlist the help of a life coach or mentor and set aside time for journaling each day. Come September, you’ll be (more than) ready for whatever comes your way.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
This week is going to be all about coupling up — not just romantically speaking, but also professionally. While there’s nothing wrong with flying solo for your first independent venture, just think of how much more successful you could be with the right dream team. Start networking now (happy hour, potluck dinner, weekend yoga retreat) to figure out which key players you want in your corner.
Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
If you’re up for the adventure, then an extended work-cation to distant lands may be in your cards after all. Or, who knows, a spontaneous rendezvous with a former flame might have you packing your bags and booking a flight as early as tomorrow. Either way, don’t be crazy enough to pass up the opportunity of a lifetime.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
No more excuses. This Friday’s new moon is the quintessential time to kick off “Operation: Home Makeover.” You’ve gathered the interior inspo, collected paint swatches and are this close to hitting *add to cart* on the pink sofa of your dreams. Still feeling intimidated? Here’s our advice: Take baby steps and always use COLOR.
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Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Love is in the air for Aquarius signs everywhere. Whether you’re on the verge of making things “officially official” with your longtime love or Prince (or Princess) Charming just recently walked into your life, things are about to become very exciting. Bask in the moment by planning a romantic getaway or making dinner plans at your favorite restaurant. Whatever you do, just make sure that it’s something that the both of you can enjoy.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
It’s never too late to start workin’ on your fitness. Throw any preconceptions out the window STAT and just get to it! Find the form of cardio that gets your blood pumping — SoulCycle, dance lessons, kayaking — and enlist a workout partner to keep you motivated along the way.
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
Less is more. Allow this to be your mantra for the week. After indulging in not-so-healthy foods during vacay, a little clean eating will leave you feeling invigorated and as good as new. Favor acai bowls and juicing over sugary breakfast foods for a nutritious start to your day.
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
With BTS (back-to-school) in full swing, you too might be itching for a fresh start of sorts. And while a cross-country move may be out of the question, an exciting new neighborhood could prove to be a game changer. Start the apartment hunting now and you could find yourself with a new set of roommates before the month is over.
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Fact: You’re never too busy for your #girlgang. We’re sensing that a new gal pal may be entering your clique soon-ish. Extend your hospitality and be open to making connections that could last a lifetime. Before summer is up, gather all of your BFFs (both new and old) for one epic slumber party.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
Your career is on fire and you’re making valuable connections left and right. To fully solidify your girl boss status, a fancy-schmancy headshot and fresh work wardrobe is definitely in order. Get a head start by perusing the fall trends for a killer look that can’t be ignored.
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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!