24 July - 23 August

You feel as if indulging yourself is the only way to cope with some of the stress you're experiencing right now. Before going all out, you must check that you have the available resources financially. The advice today is to balance your desires with a measure of self-control. Also, you don't necessarily have to make a whole lot of hoo-ha at work to show how good you are. Quiet enthusiasm and self-containment are what's needed. The merits of your work rest on the results.


24 August - 23 September

You're finding it hard to live up to other people's expectations right now. Why should you' Is someone holding a gun to your head' Maybe you're projecting what you believe they expect of you. Perhaps it's all in your own mind. That sort of imagination isn't at all constructive. You fear any sort of confrontation, but a heart-to-heart talk doesn't necessarily mean a brawl. Ask people what they want and you'll be surprised at how easily they talk. You want clarity and that talk will certainly clear the air.


24 September - 23 October

You need more time alone, but fear the reaction you'll get from others. Your fears are quite likely unfounded. Generally, people respect your need for additional me-time. Maybe the problem is that you unconsciously fear being alone' Confronting your inner demons is an important part of your developmental process under these current planetary transits. You don't need too much time to detach, just fifteen minutes a day to meditate and get to know yourself better.


24 October - 22 November

You're distracted by social pleasures and personal numerous desires at this time. This could become an obstacle course for you in the long run. A lack of restraint shows a greater need for self-discipline. It's quite likely you've become demotivated by not having your professional or emotional needs met. You've had an expectation that your goal should be achieved in the timeframe you set yourself. This, therefore, requires patience and a greater degree of discipline on your part.


23 November - 22 December

Trust is an important keyword for you during this cycle. You can clearly see other people are using your ideas, creative concepts and time to feather their own nests. Before sharing ideas, it's a good idea to clearly indicate that those creations are yours. Intellectual property can become a valuable thing over time. If you're undervaluing your ideas, it clearly indicates a lack of self-esteem and self-belief. Be confident in asking others to sign off in acknowledging your ownership of these ideas.


23 December - 20 January

There's growing discomfort with all the rules and regulations you see around you. You're trying to approach your current situation with a rational mind. You can't make heads or tails of why some laws and restrictions are being imposed. They don't make any sense at all. You must look at these rules from a completely different perspective. What's needed is a lateral approach. Not all things make sense. Others believe that rules are made to be broken. At the end of the day, it's your choice.


21 January - 19 February

Finding a balance between your creative needs and financial obligations is difficult at times. This is one such time. Diving into a creative concept now is very appealing, but should be analysed more deeply. Is this because you're trying to shirk your responsibilities' Have you become tired of the daily grind' If you've got that side of your life stitched up, there is no harm in pursuing a dream. If finances are in the red and you have no problem becoming a starving artist, there's no problem either.


20 February - 20 March

For some time you've been accommodating other people even though you've been uncomfortable about it. This has become a recurring pattern, almost habitual. There's no point making a compromise, however, if you're going to resent it afterwards. You realise the situation you're in is untenable and that you must play the game of give and take. If, however, you're going to begrudge this, it's best to hold your ground and not give an inch. You must have the courage of your convictions now, or forever hold your peace.


21 March - 20 April

Although you don't like getting your hands dirty right now, you need to ground yourself. Get your bare feet on the grass' try some gardening, pottery or handicrafts, to get you out of your mind. If you're feeling edgy for some reason, this is the perfect therapy for you right now. There may be a dilemma in trying to balance your family's needs with professional demands. Your work is intruding on your personal space. This could be causing problems for your relationships domestically.


21 April - 21 May

If you've been working in a job where you're disconnected from others, making closer contact with people will appeal. There's growing compassion and understanding of other's needs. Whatever work you choose will need to have some value spiritually. If you have fear about achieving your goals, it's probably because you're not focused enough on the work at hand. Pay more attention to detail rather than the clock. Develop your talents and increase your ability in associated areas.


22 May - 21 June

You're thinking about how to increase the size of your nest egg. You want to be financially secure, but may feel as if you've left it a little late. Perhaps for a long time, you haven't considered your future. With things the way they are now, you realise that you must make greater efforts. This is also about securing the future for your loved ones, as well as yourself. If you're a parent, this will be particularly important now and you will be looking at ways to ensure your children are looked after.


22 June - 23 July

Perhaps you have greater creative potential than you previously thought. You've been underestimating your capabilities. You have a primary responsibility to develop your skill sets. Rather than dreaming about them, do something productive. On the one hand, you don't want to remain obscure, remaining in the background. By the same token, realise that achieving something of merit requires greater initiative on your part. You also must diversify your skills and cover extra bases.

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