If you’ve ever been content to leave the house one way, then seen someone at the grocery store who made you wish you’d worn something different, you know the self-consciousness of status comparisons. The connection of Venus and the Capricorn moon is the sort that has us looking at ourselves differently.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). It is too early to put your project out into the world. Work in private. Steer clear of the seduction of “likes” and ratings. Don’t let outside opinions intrude on your self-concept.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You have many friends who do not share your interests. A diverse group has more to teach you than a homogenous one, yet it will amplify your vitality to find people who like what you like.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). A second opinion can be helpful at times, but right now, you don’t need someone looking over your shoulder and rating your performance. Stay away from those who judge and correct. This is something best figured out on your own.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Beauty impresses you. You’ll find it today in the qualities of honest people. Instances of honor and loyalty may just take your breath away. Goodness is all around you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It is possible to be happy while trying to make others happy, but it can also be a rather complicated and roundabout route. You’ll bring more joy to all by pursuing your original aims and letting the rest fall into place naturally.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It’s easy to love cheerful, helpful, attractive, agreeable and interesting people. The karma points come from loving the difficult and unpleasant who show no signs of loving you back.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Just as one person’s trash is another’s treasure, someone’s worst nightmare is just the challenge you live for. Stay solid in your preferences and let no one’s opinion taint your utter enjoyment of them.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Thinking too far ahead can have a paralyzing effect. Instead, walk in faith. You’re going in the right direction, so you don’t need to worry about too much else for now.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You can be hard on yourself. You can’t see what you could be giving yourself credit for. For instance, you’re willing to try new things. You have no idea how many people are afraid to take the chances you take regularly.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). There are many ways to speak love, but none of them are quite as effective as simply showing up to the daily actions with something slightly more than was expected.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). What you’re doing feels like it’s in the right ballpark, but perhaps you’d be better suited to another position on the team. Investigate to find out what else may be available to you.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’re not just passively hearing what someone says. You honor their expression by bringing your curiosity and imagination into play, reflecting an interpretation and dancing with the ideas.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 8). You’ll master the art of getting to know people. You’ll read them well, learn them quickly and respond so effectively you’ll win friends, jobs and trusted roles. Quality time with your favorites will be a highlight. The key is to make plans often and far in advance. A new interest has you developing your mind and memory. Cancer and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 30, 11, 24 and 17.
COSMIC QUESTION: “I hinted around that I wanted to get married, and he broke up with me, saying that we just weren’t in the same place. He told me that I deserved better. Honestly, I don’t see how it could get any better than my Capricorn guy. He’s gorgeous with a great personality, tons of friends and serious swagger. He has a good job and he’s got his head on straight. I think I’d better figure out how to get him back before he gets snatched up. How should I go about it? I’m a Gemini.”
You don’t think it could get any better than being with a man who doesn’t adore you or want to marry you? That’s a stumper because, to me, it sounds like a setup for misery. Move on from this. Wanting to be with someone who isn’t interested in you is a form of self-punishment you don’t deserve. Start planning enjoyable events with friends; looking forward to them will be half the fun. Also, join groups and pursue special interests. Getting more serious about work is another way to build up your confidence, but you really need to spread the energy around several parts of your life right now. You don’t even realize how damaging it has been to misplace your love like this, but when you start caring more about yourself, you’ll look back and say, “What was I thinking?”
CELEBRITY PROFILES: The Scorpio energy of transformation can be applied to many disciplines. Famous chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay gives his Scorpio powers to turning ordinary ingredients into food magic. Ramsay was born when the sun, Venus and Neptune were in passionate Scorpio. His quest for culinary perfection has garnered him Michelin stars and restaurants around the world.
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