for Monday, Oct. 3. This year you feel lucky; it’s as though you are carrying around a magic wand. You learn the power of positive thinking, and you easily manifest more of your long-term goals. You will land well in even the most difficult situations. If you are single, you open up to a new friendship that could quickly develop into a lot more. This relationship will be significant to your life’s history. If you are attached, your charisma and sensitivity help make your bond flow. The two of you can transform nearly any difficult situation together. SCORPIO can be demanding! Your Stars
Aries (March 21-April 19):
★★★★ Deal with others directly
instead of through the typical chains of authority. As a result, the number of positive interactions you have will increase. Others respond well to you, as they appreciate your straightforward approach. Tonight: A partner suggests a solution to a problem.
Taurus (April 20-May
★★★★★ Others command your attention, but not in a way that upsets you. They depend on your abilities to follow through and give significant feedback. A course and/or dealing with someone from a different culture will broaden your perspective. Tonight: Defer to a friend’s need.
Gemini (May 21-June 20):
★★★ Pace yourself. Tap into your creativity in order to help smooth out an associate’s or a friend’s rough edges. Focus on each item on your to-do list without allowing any disruptions to distract you. The results will be positive. Tonight: Take some time for yourself.
Cancer (June 21-July 22):
★★★★ You are full of happiness, and you see life differently from others. Although this upbeat attitude might be nothing more than a passing phase, maximize the moment. Your charm will emerge in a meeting. Tonight: A talk could be significant if you can identify with the other party.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22):
★★★★ Use your imagination when making plans. The itinerary might be irrelevant to many people, but not to you. Your sense of humor emerges at various points throughout the day, which adds a light tone to a serious matter. Do not postpone a call. Tonight: Indulge a loved one.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):
★★★★ You could feel as if you are needed, as various demands and requests seem to head your way. You respond to someone in such a caring way that he or she can’t help but understand where you are coming from. Allow your attention to detail to emerge. Tonight: Make calls.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22):
★★★★ Give possessions less importance, but be meticulous in how you deal with your finances. You could be eyeing an expense that needs to be put on hold a bit longer, or perhaps it would be better if you did some price comparison. Tonight: Relax and visit with a close friend.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):
★★★★★ You wake up on the right side of the bed. You’ll go through the day with an upbeat attitude. How you handle a potential problem could change as you attempt to find resolutions. Your smile seems to be the glue that makes situations work. Tonight: Treat yourself well.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
★★★ Lie low and observe more before choosing a direction. Watch what happens when you want to make possibilities more accessible than in the past. Use caution with anyone you meet right now; people could be trying to make a good impression. Tonight: Get some extra sleep.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):
★★★★ Zero in on an offer. You might want more clarity, but could find that it is unavailable. You are likely to feel confused by mixed messages. Make a mental note of what is happening, and investigate alternatives with care. Tonight: Make friends and loved ones a higher priority.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):
★★★★ Accept your role in what needs to happen. You will be able to take the lead and bring together many different types of people and requests. Look beyond the obvious in order to find a common emotion or need. Work from a grounded space. Tonight: A must appearance.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20):
★★★★ Your ability to see beyond the obvious puts a smile on your face. You see what others miss, and you are able to help each person understand what is happening. Avoid focusing on the differences between you and a friend. Tonight: Feed your mind as well as your body.
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