SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2023
ASTRO ADVICE WEEKLY by Eugenia Last
AUGUST 20 – AUGUST 26, 2023
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Emphasize love, romance, and pampering yourself on the 20th and 21st. Looking and feeling your best will ensure you make the most of your time and get the highest returns. Partnerships and connecting with business associates are favored. Pay attention to how you handle your money on the 22nd and 23rd. Overspending or excessive behavior is apparent if you are feeling insecure or emotional. Be a good listener on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. Please verify the information you receive before you pass it along or act. Go directly to the source and walk away from any discrepancies you encounter. It’s better to be safe than sorry. Don’t let anyone disrupt your life. Live in the present, not the past.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Focus on work and taking care of your responsibilities on the 20th and 21st. Socializing may tempt you, but being selective is necessary to avoid an incident that can cost you. Protect against emotional, financial, or health issues that can alter your lifestyle or meaningful connections. Take control on the 22nd and 23rd and make things happen. Choose how you want to proceed and the people you want on your team. You have plenty to gain if you use your imagination and network to advance. Be careful not to rain on someone else’s parade on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. The people you help shine will, in turn, become your biggest advocates. Avoid unnecessary expenses and make yourself aware of any scams that surface.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Concentrate on maintenance, stability, and security on the 20th and 21st. Pay attention to your responsibilities, work ethic, and what’s happening behind the scenes. Don’t trust or believe the hype or a fast-talking pitch geared to separate you from your cash. Spend more time caring for yourself, your home, and your family. Double-check any information you receive on the 22nd and 23rd. Someone will be eager to lead you astray. Containing your emotions, having a poker face will aid you in dodging a bullet that might damage your reputation or bank account. Choose not to get involved in a spirited discussion on the 24th, 25th, and 26th with anyone who can influence your position. Pay attention to loved ones and to looking and feeling your best.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Pay attention to what’s happening around you on the 20th and 21st, and you will gain insight into whether to get involved in a proposal you encounter. Keep your emotions out of a decision involving a joint venture, shared expenses, or living arrangements. Opportunity knocks on the 22nd and 23rd. Participate in events or activities that are conducive to networking. Someone you encounter will spark your imagination and fire you up about something that excites you. Host an event if it will open doors to new beginnings. Don’t share personal information on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. Gather information that will help you decide what to do next. It’s time to sort through your options and take the path most likely to accommodate your needs.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A spur-of-the-moment decision on the 20th and 21st will meet with uncertainty and disappointment. Don’t agree to anything without full disclosure regarding what you are trying to obtain and what you will receive. Protect your interests and your credibility. You must handle An emotional situation on the 22nd and 23rd with kid gloves. Ask questions and be sympathetic but don’t endanger your health or investments. Maintain equilibrium and live within your means. Pay attention to detail on the 24th, 25th, and 26th, and you’ll save money and your reputation. It’s okay to be different if you don’t bite off more than you can handle. Stick to a plan and a set budget. Romance is in the stars.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Leave nothing to chance on the 20th and 21st. Pay attention to detail and get whatever agreement you make in writing. Only change what’s necessary to get what you want. Keep your assets and possessions safe to prevent you from taking an unnecessary risk. The input you encounter on the 22nd and 23rd will help you decipher your next move. Preparation and discovery will lead to positive change and a clear passage forward. Trust and believe in yourself and those who have always been there for you. Fix your space on the 24th, 25th, and 26th to suit your needs; it will put your mind at ease and help you move forward with conviction. Be creative when dealing with money and contract.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Connect with people or organizations that can offer insight into something you want to pursue on the 20th and 21st. Look at the costs involved before you decide to start something new. Altering your life may seem exciting but think of the price before you begin. Budget wisely. Don’t get too attached to something or someone on the 22nd and 23rd before you understand the expectations you face in return. Weigh the pros and cons and take a tally of the emotional, physical, and financial costs before you get started. Your emotions will lead you astray on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. Go through the information you receive and cross-reference every detail before you agree to move forward. Take time out for yourself and spend time with someone you love.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get a head start on the 20th and 21st by taking care of unfinished business and clearing a path to something new and exciting you want to pursue. Think outside the box but be realistic and disciplined to meet your mark on time. Use your time wisely. Don’t waste time changing what works. Set your goal on the 22nd and 23rd, and refuse to let anything interfere with your plans. Don’t try to do everything yourself; call on those who always give their all. Money and emotions won’t mix well on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. Joint ventures, shared expenses, or lending or borrowing will lead to problems. Offer suggestions, be supportive, but spare yourself the stress of being a participant. Do your own thing.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Focus on what’s important to you on the 20th and 21st, and refuse to let what others do sidetrack you. Personal gain and self-improvement are favored and will help you position yourself to connect with the appropriate people at the right time. Question what others propose to do before you act on the 22nd and 23rd. Having sufficient information will make the difference between failure and success. Verify facts and set your sights on achieving your goal. Emotions will surface on the 24th, 25th, and 26th when dealing with friends, relatives, and domestic issues. When you have doubts, retreat and prioritize your health and well-being before you proceed. Put your mind at ease; check expiry dates, contracts, and investments to ensure everything is in order.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Sit tight on the 20th and 21st, observe, and formulate what you want to do next. Time spent traveling, chasing information, or connecting with old friends will help you regain your perspective on life and what you can do to improve your lifestyle. You’ll discover information on the 22nd and 23rd that will encourage you to invest in yourself or something of value to you. Spend time with someone who sparks your imagination and offers insight into something that brings about positive lifestyle changes. Keep personal information a secret on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. Listen and gather information that can help you decipher who is being authentic. Time is on your side. Slow down and consider your options before you act.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do what you can to improve your relationship with a friend, relative, or lover on the 20th and 21st. Be attentive, helpful, and map out a plan that will bring you closer together. Handling sensitive issues will make you feel better about what you can achieve. An emotional transformation you experience on the 22nd and 23rd will lead to questions regarding how and where you live and what you can do to change or improve your direction. Consider what interests you and if you need to add to your qualifications to reach your goal. Someone will withhold information on the 24th, 25th, and 26th if you don’t ask specific questions. Don’t be shy; say what’s on your mind. Call on someone you can count on for straight answers and advice.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Consider what you are trying to achieve on the 20th and 21st and what’s standing between you and success, and you’ll find the answer you are looking for if you stop to observe how others treat you. It’s time to put yourself first and look for your best interests. You’ll have a clear vision regarding your prospects on the 22nd and 23rd. Don’t hesitate to make your move and go after your dreams. Control the situation and manufacture what you want. Speak up and follow through with your plans. Mixed emotions will surface on the 24th, 25th, and 26th if you let someone interfere with your goals. Don’t second guess yourself or your ability to get things done. Be the master of your domain and create new opportunities.
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