Though it would be tidy to think so, scientists suggest the universe has no specific center point. The very thought is unsettling to some, as there's a certain comfort to the predictive qualities of an orbit. The sun orbits the Milky Way galaxy; the Earth orbits the sun; the moon orbits the Earth; and what about you? Mercury slipping into Cancer injects emotion into our orbits of the people, things and ideas we most care about.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Oddly enough, extra information is not always the way to gain knowledge. Sometimes, you know more when you have fewer facts to sort through and stretches of time to mull them over. Do not underestimate your own wisdom. It will be released in different ways and amounts as you sit with questions over many days.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The lighter your attachments, the more graceful you'll be. This includes attachments to things, people and, especially, to your own mind. Don't believe everything you think. Not all the thoughts in your head originated there. Much is drifting in from the people you're close to, the media and the collective unconscious.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There are things happening inside you this week that you don't have control over, such as involuntary emotions, instincts, impulses, desires and aversions. However, you'll notice that your control over your own responses to these triggers is even better than usual. It's a week of making stellar moves.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Context is the biggest contributor to behavior. This should liberate you from making a judgment call about anyone's personality or character. If you want to accurately predict someone's next move, look carefully at what that person is dealing with in their life and in the moment of action.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You may be reluctant to get started on a project, but it is in your best interest to act now. Procrastination has a way of creeping into the most pressing endeavors. Don't let it! This is nothing but fear of the unknown. Tell yourself that the only way to know is to have the experience, and then jump in.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The way to actualization is right there in the first three letters of that word: "act." You will now become your own vision of future-you by taking the first 12 steps this week. Yes, just a little over two steps a day will get you to a better place — and fast.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The emotions that tempt you can be extremely fleeting — something to remain aware of. When you are inside of an emotion, it's as though it's the only state there is, and it seems like you will feel that way forever. Not true! This is why it's very important not to act on feelings alone.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Whatever you do, you'll have competitors. Even though many people can win at the same time, strategy and strength are still vitally necessary in this week's endeavors. Good fortune will play a role in your journey, but only because you are also willing to make a plan you can stick to and then work it.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your actions won't lie. They will tell you what are your values. You'll assess your behaviors and decided on some new ones you'd like to enact. There are many ways to go about making a change, but the one that will be most effective now is to change your priorities and values. Your behavior will follow.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The more material things you have, the more time you'll spend cleaning, maintaining, storing and caring for those things. What you really want is not a life filled with belongings but rather relationships that give you a sense of belonging. People and experiences make this week wondrous.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You abhor greed, deceit and shallow self-aggrandizement. When you see examples of this, you will not only go the other way, you will also do whatever you can to stop the spread of these attitudes and provide a counterbalance of generosity, compassion, transparency and humility.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You will be keenly aware of how your energy affects those around you. Your posture, choice of words, gestures — it all makes a difference. Your alertness to exactly what kind of difference that is will help you this week. Sales, friendships, work — all goes smoothly as you skillfully employ empathy and influence.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS: When something isn't working, you alter your frame of reference, finding a way to see things that is helpful, useful and empowering. Your influence will be far-reaching. Your gift for reframing will not only make your life smooth, it will also help others achieve a higher output and better attitude. You'll train others in your ways and be paid well for it. There's an adventure to be had not far from where you live. One person's smile expands your heart so you have room for more love.
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