March 21 - April 20
Today's Horoscope for Thursday October 18th
You will get encouragement from your friends today. Working with other people, especially on community or humanitarian efforts, will make you feel good about yourself. It's important to get the right kind of emotional contact with your wider social circle, partly for affectionate support, partly because you want to bounce ideas off them for the future. This is your time to set the agenda for the next 28 days and whoever is around can help you sort out your options.
The Weekly Outlook from 15th October
This week will start with a rather frivolous mood. Not a time to do anything too heavy. Take a break to relax and enjoy. You will be in touch with your feelings, able to reach out to others. Then you'll gear up since you don't intend to let the grass grow under your feet so will be setting your goals for the future. Co-operation won't always be easy but your enthusiasm will be catching amongst companions, so they should rally round.
Your Monthly Horoscope for October
Usually a fiery individualist you'll be keen to keep the support of close partners at home and at work for a few weeks. You'll be cooperative, fitting in with others' plans and putting yourself about with charm and tact. And you'll be throwing yourself energetically into team efforts and friendship activities. They'll be pushing you to sort out longer term plans and be offering good advice. There may be a few arguments along the way since everyone will have different ideas but it'll inspire you to make key decisions once you've settled on what makes sense to you. Your deeper feelings you'll be keeping to yourself, at times surprising yourself with the intensity of your emotional responses. Don't over react or become jealous if you don't get everything your own way initially. Be subtle and keep pushing. In the final days, you'll be focussing on confidential matters, financial and emotional, and digging your heels in until those close come to a fair compromise. Be on the alert for an unexpected turn of circumstances where cash is concerned. Jumping to conclusions and hasty decisions won't be wise.
and Next Month's Horoscope for November
Slow but steady isn't your usual approach but you won't have any choice for three weeks. Needs must you sort out highly personal matters behind the scenes, financial and emotional. You won't get everything you want so some flexibility will be required. But you won't be sorry you made the effort to reach better agreements. Close partners will be affectionate and you won't be short of party invites to keep you in the social swing. In week 2 you'll notice a shift into a more adventurous, stimulating few months ahead. You'll have high enthusiasm and grand plans, not all of which will be practical or workable. But this is when you allow your visions to flourish and look further afield for fulfilment. Mars, your ruler, moving out of sight in the sign before yours for a few weeks from mid month will make it tricky to be as pro-active as you'd like. But you can plan, prepare and pull strings while you wait. After the 22nd you'll be flying high with the spark of adventure in your eye. Holiday brochures will be poured over with an eye to fun somewhere else.
Year Ahead 2018
Home, friends and romance are all areas highlighted by 2018's Solar Eclipses so will be your priority. Review, discuss and adjust what isn't suiting you any longer. Happily Jupiter moving through Scorpio will allow you to embrace change in a positive way, with beneficial results, emotionally and financially. Money will come in unexpectedly and you'll let your defences down to allow for more intimacy. Though towards midyear you'll find your finances move into a roller coaster phase, both up and down, so you'll need to budget sensibly.rnIn your career or community activities you may be weighed down by work and responsibilities so will be sticking to the straight and narrow. Everything you've pushed and prepared for should be bringing in a harvest. Though past mistakes may also surface to be sorted out.rnIn the first few months you'll be widening your circle of friends and sorting out longer term plans. With a major push from March onwards to move towards your goals and fulfil your ambitions. It'll feel like pushing boulders uphill at points but perseverance will win through.rnThen from midyear you'll want to slow down to focus on family and domestic matters and to liven up your social life. It won't be easy juggling close relationships and duties in the outside world. But needs must for a fulfilling life. From November you'll be aiming higher, keen to broaden your horizons and find time for adventures or more stimulating hobbies.