20 – APR 19
With your ruler Mars accenting friends, colleagues and even neighbours, most activities will require others’ participation, which means you can’t set the pace. If developments are too slow, ignore them and focus on other priorities.
APR 20 – MAY 20
Life’s about discovery right now. This means venturing into unfamiliar territory, if not making changes. If you feel like complaining, take note of the unsettling nature of events reshaping the lives of others and you’ll realise how lucky you are.
MAY 21 – JUN 20
With much of the world around you in transition, others may be unable to make plans. Knowing that, keep arrangements flexible, enough so you can rethink them when those who’ll also be involved are ready to commit.
21 – JUL 21
If you try to organise too far ahead, your efforts will be complicated by the changes reshaping others’ plans. Aim to achieve a balance between being supportive of others and taking advantage of the thrilling offers reshaping your own life.
JUL 22 – AUG 22
For ages you’ve been nurturing plans that would improve elements of your life. However, sudden events could derail them. If so, resist the temptation to battle. Those plans will need to be rethought in early 2015. Until then, do the minimum.
23 – SEP 22
Focus on practical matters right now. What you learn could shape your reaction to developments during the week’s second half. Keep plans flexible as changes in circumstances will require a rethink soon.
23 – OCT 22
You tend to commit after much thought and you rarely alter your plans. However, right now dramatic events around you could lead to several changes. So, ensure your plans are flexible enough to ride out further twists and turns.
23 – NOV 21
Monday’s clash between Uranus and your ruler Pluto indicates that you’ll be faced with unreasonable issues. Although you’ve every right to be upset, it won’t achieve much. For now, go with the flow, observe, learn and, in time, remake plans.
NOV 22 – DEC 20
Thanks to the powerful planetary activity involving Jupiter and Saturn, each day will bring something new for you but could be a cause of worry to others. Keep them updated on your plans so as to avoid any drama.
21 – JAN 19
Events are ushering in changes in elements of your life. While these are disruptive, your instincts say they’re also timely. Though what’s next is unclear, consider every option. This gives you time to review your priorities and think things through.
20 – FEB 17
Usually you like to discuss new ideas, but right now events are forcing you into making unwelcome changes. Also, there’s no overcoming the influence of Monday’s clash between your ruler Uranus and Pluto. Go with the flow. It’s your best option.
FEB 18 – MAR 19
Some potentially difficult situations are now coming to a head. While you’ve discussed them, they’re not your problem. Tempting as it is to lend a hand, you’ve tasks of your own, ready and waiting.
Shelley von Strunckel, one of the world’s top astrologers, writes a weekly forecast for Friday.