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Your horoscope October 2017

We went stargazing to bring you your astral predictions
Your horoscope October 2017

Libra (24 Sept – 23 Oct)

Being well prepared is the key to success. Do your groundwork and don’t get caught up in others’ agendas. From the 15th, you enter an outgoing phase that favours building bridges of connection.

SELF-CARE: Me-time is essential to bring you back to yourself.

PERSONALITY: The Libra woman is intelligent, charming and sociable. Gifted at finding common ground with others, she uses tact to smooth over differences. A considerate partner and thoughtful parent, she brings a light touch to all her relationships.

STRENGTH: She is skilled at finding win-win solutions that make all concerned happy.

BLIND SPOT: She often compares herself negatively with others and needs to practise self-appreciation.

INSPIRATION FOR THE YEAR: When opportunities to use your gifts appear, take the leap.

GEMSTONES: Diamond and opal.

Scorpio (24 Oct – 22 Nov)

Hard work will bring results, so push through obstacles. Don’t be too proud to ask for help along the way. Around the 17th, think positively and follow up on intriguing opportunities.

Self-care: Seek out the company of friends who help you lighten up.

Sagittarius (23 Nov – 22 Dec)

You can get ahead in your career by being proactive and willing to take on extra responsibility. Socially, there are opportunities to meet like-minded people.

Self-care: Take time out to slow down and tune in to your inner source of guidance.

Capricorn (23 Dec – 20 Jan)

A parent is going through a tricky patch. Moderate your usual direct approach with a dash of diplomacy. Before finalising travel arrangements, check the small print.

Self-care: Avoid pushing yourself too hard. You need some relaxing downtime.

Aquarius (21 Jan – 19 Feb)

Emotions aren’t logical and can’t be rationalised away. However, they can give you clues to what needs healing. When discussing practical decisions with your partner, keep it simple.

Self-care: Make the time to read something every day that inspires you.

Pisces (20 Feb – 20 Mar)

Joint projects will work out well, especially when you link up with someone who is a good problem-solver. You and your partner need quiet time to unwind together.

Self-care: You can’t always put your feelings into words, but you can paint, dance or sing them.

Aries (21 Mar – 20 Apr)

Linking up with others initially slows you down at work, but is more effective than going it alone. In your personal life, before jumping to conclusions, put yourself in the other person’s shoes.

Self-care: Have fun with a playful creative outlet.

Taurus (21 Apr – 21 May)

Numerous little tasks are calling for your attention. Persist and you’ll get through them by mid month. Around the 19th, use your calming influence to defuse tension in the office and don’t take sides.

Self-care: Treat yourself to some pretty spring accessories this month.

Gemini (22 May – 21 Jun)

Up until the 16th, accommodating others and adjusting to shifting circumstances keeps you on your toes. After that there are positive developments at work. Listen to your gut instinct and go with the flow.

Self-care: Put your mind to improving your wellbeing by eating healthily.

Cancer (22 Jun – 23 Jul)

Holding in what is bothering you will only make you crabby. It’s better to be honest and talk things through. It’s spring – time to declutter and freshen up your home.

Self-care: Although you are home-loving, getting out and about will do you good.

Leo (24 Jul – 23 Aug)

Usually you like to take the lead, but the dance of relating currently calls for compromise and tactful communication. See it as your contribution to spreading peace and harmony.

Self-care: Unwind with beautiful music and a feel-good read.

Virgo (24 Aug – 23 Sept)

For a while, it feels as though you are driving with the brakes on. Instead of getting stressed, look for the small gifts each day brings. Around the 18th, plan quality time with your partner.

Self-care: Remember that pleasure is vital for a balanced life.

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