Aries Mar 20 – Apr 18
After a difficult period when things didn’t go your way, you will find that suddenly your past efforts will come good. Surprise events involving loved ones will offer an exciting opportunity. You’ll need to rethink plans fast, but it will be worth it.
TaurusApr 19 – May 19
It would be easy to worry about setbacks, but these events are actually freeing you from potentially restrictive plans. You’ll begin to see this once all the facts surface. Soon you’ll be focusing on new and exciting opportunities.
GeminiMay 20 – Jun 20
Dealing with tedious practicalities has never thrilled you. But aim to finish necessary but boring tasks beforeThursday, when your ruler Mercury will move to highlight fresh ideas. This will shift your attention to exciting new pursuits.
Cancer Jun 21 – Jul 21
Have you offered others help once too often? You may have helped due to feeling guilty about a certain situation, but the insights that accompany Tuesday’s New Moon, which accents your self-worth, will give you the courage to say ‘no’.
Leo Jul 22 – Aug 21
As urgent as discussions seem, this week is more about reflection than action. Tuesday’s Leo New Moon will throw up more questions than answers, but be patient and think about your priorities.
Virgo Aug 22 – Sep 21
Until now you’ve been happy to change your arrangements to fit in with the needs of others, but recent events have brought new information to light, which has caused you to review your priorities.
Libra Sep 22 – Oct 22
You’re usually quick to act, but sudden fast-paced developments have left you feeling confused. Waste no time on analysis. Instead, focus on getting out of unhealthy arrangements that once made sense but no longer do.
Scorpio Oct 23 – Nov 21
Recently there’s been talk about changes in your life. You’ve been able to sidestep most of it, but now events are forcing you to listen. Go with the flow – interesting opportunities may arise if you have an open mind.
Sagittarius Nov 22 – Dec 20
Recent events, some completely unexpected, are sending you into unfamiliar territory and challenging your beliefs. While this is unsettling at first, being flexible and taking a chance now could prove lucrative in the long term.
Capricorn Dec 21 – Jan 18
You’re not happy about sudden changes to arrangements that once seemed stable. But once you realise these changes bring exciting opportunities with them, you won’t worry when your plans alter at the last minute.
Aquarius Jan 19 – Feb 17
Once you accept recent changes, you’ll realise that the events until the Aquarius Full Moon on the 21st are pieces of a puzzle. As you assemble these, you’ll begin to see a different way of thinking.
Pisces Feb 18 – Mar 19
Get involved in your loved ones’ clashes and you could get blamed, even though you’re not responsible. Instead, focus on complex matters of your own. Soon you won’t have time to think about the dramas of others.
Shelley von Strunckel, one of the world’s top astrologers, writes a weekly forecast for Friday.