Horoscope for October 16 to 22, 2011
By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Communication can make or break whatever situation you face on the 16th and 17th. You have to be diplomatic if you want to receive help or persuade others to see things your way. Don't limit the possibilities by being stubborn. Trouble will brew at home and with your personal relationships on the 18th and 19th if you have neglected your duties or someone who counts on you for attention, support and affection. Plan to participate in an activity or event on the 20th, 21st and 22nd that will stimulate you mentally and physically. You need to use your energy wisely if you want to avoid a petty argument that will lead to a no-win situation. Make love, not war.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't hesitate to venture back in time on the 16th and 17th if it will help you make a wise choice now. Your experience can make the difference when it comes to reconnecting with old friends and colleagues. Don't allow anyone to dump added responsibilities in your lap on the 18th and 19th, when you should be concentrating on your personal relationships and emotional well-being. A little love will go a long way. Too much of anything will work against you on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. Back up and review what you want to accomplish, then start taking moderate steps toward your goal. The best way to build your future is to build on solid ground.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Emotional matters will escalate if you ignore them on the 16th and 17th. Make a point of picking up any slack and getting things done on time. You will impress someone of importance if you strive for perfection. Review what you have done on the 18th and 19th and you will get a clear picture regarding how you can and should move forward now. Taking action will show onlookers that you are serious about getting ahead. Home is where the heart is, and on the 20th, 21st and 22nd you can win favours and improve your living conditions by making some alterations to your current lifestyle. Make a commitment to do and be your very best.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Size up your situation on the 16th and 17th before you decide to make a move. You have to be certain that you aren't going to hurt a relationship before you proceed. Emotions will escalate on the 18th and 19th and must be handled carefully. You may want to please everyone, but that may not be possible. Love is in the stars, and a promise can be made that will help secure your personal future. Don't let past problems come back to haunt you on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. You have to deal with any negativity that you face head-on so you will not suffer from a recurring dilemma. Spell out your objective loud and clear and move on.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): It's what you do for others that will count on the 16th and 17th. Pay it forward, and when you need help, it will be there for you. Don't let an emotional issue create such a stir that you are nonproductive. Don't overreact, overindulge or overspend on the 18th and 19th. It's important that you size up a situation and handle it professionally. A poor impression can hurt your status and cost you financially. Make changes that have the potential to please the people you are dealing with on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. A comment made in haste will lead to an emotional problem. You will have to compromise to keep the peace at home.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't take anything or anyone for granted on the 16th and 17th. Pay attention to detail and offer the best results possible to avoid criticism. Love is on the rise, and a mini trip will enhance your relationship. Offering to do something special on the 18th and 19th for someone you feel close to will help to bring greater personal opportunities in return. A change of scenery will result in a greater interest in making a geographical move. Someone is likely to withhold personal information on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. You must proceed with caution and refrain from making promises that you may not want to fulfill. Protect your heart.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take a mini trip, visit friends you don't see often or volunteer to help a cause you truly believe in on the 16th and 17th and you will encounter people you want to get to know better. Don't let an emotional issue on the 18th and 19th stand in the way of your duties. Staying on top of your responsibilities will be more important than dealing with someone who is in a bad mood and giving you a hard time. Use your energy wisely on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. Idle time will lead to trouble. An old argument will resurface if you aren't careful how you express what has happened in the past. Stick to facts or expect your reputation to be at risk.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put more effort into your home and your personal financial situation on the 16th and 17th. You can get ahead if you downsize, change your portfolio or even set a stricter budget. Love is highlighted on the 18th and 19th. The person you connect with most will also bring you good fortune. Make decisions that will improve your personal lifestyle. Your charm will help you get your way. Someone is likely to cause you grief on the 20th, 21st and 22nd if you aren't careful how you present or express your thoughts. A misunderstanding will lead to a situation that can spin out of control, causing problems with authority figures.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get ready to make your move on the 16th and 17th. Knowing exactly what you want will give you an advantage over any competition you face. There is money to be made if you are prepared to act fast. Rely on old friends or colleagues on the 18th and 19th to help you now. You can call in favours as long as you don't let your responsibilities suffer. It's your performance that will impress other people. You can wheel and deal on the 20th, 21st and 22nd as long as you know your financial limitations. You will make a much better presentation if you stick to your budget and show the people who count that you are thrifty as well as efficient.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): How you present what you have to offer will be the deciding factor when asking for help on the 16th and 17th. Whether it has to do with work or domestic duties, the bottom line will be treating others equal. The more effort you put into a personal relationship on the 18th and 19th, the more you will get back. Don't let someone you feel responsible for guilt you into thinking you don't have time for fun. Balance will be necessary if you want to achieve happiness. A partnership can take a turn on the 20th, 21st and 22nd if you aren't open about how you feel. Don't let emotional anxiety cause a mistake you'll regret. Honesty is the best remedy when something starts going wrong.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Live and let live on the 16th and 17th. You have too much going for you to let someone tie up your time with disagreements. Take charge, know your limitations and set your own standards and you will excel. Talk is cheap on the 18th and 19th. Listen carefully, but don't be too eager to follow a path that someone else is encouraging. You have to do what works best for you if you want to be successful. Don't let emotional issues lead to deceit on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. It is better to be upfront and honest if you want to get to the bottom of matters quickly so you can move on and take advantage of the favourable opportunities that are heading your way.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Not everyone will be on your side on the 16th and 17th. Keep your thoughts to yourself until you are certain your plan will work without a hitch. A contract should be looked at carefully and adjustments made without hesitation. A commitment to someone special on the 18th and 19th can change your direction. Joining forces or a joint venture will pan out favourably when it comes to both personal and financial matters. Don't be too quick to put your money on the table on the 20th, 21st and 22nd. Make sure that whomever you deal with donates as much financially, physically, emotionally and mentally. Now is not the time to undersell what you have to offer.