The Daily Break (07/05/17)



ARIES (March 21-April 19): Refuse to let emotions take over on the 2nd, causing you to make a hasty choice. Choose a unique way to express what you want on the 3rd and 4th. Use finesse and be willing to do a little more to earn the respect and response you desire. On the 5th, 6th and 7th, fixing up your living space can cause a ruckus if you don’t get permission from others who may be affected by the changes and choices you make. As long as you get the OK and have the funds to cover your costs, enjoy the process and the outcome. Keep life simple and leave your emotions out of any conversation you get into on the 8th. An argument will be debilitating.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look for new ways to stimulate your mind, body and soul on the 2nd. Go to a retreat or on a hike with someone you love, or host a family gathering. Share your feelings on the 3rd and 4th. Get involved in things that matter to you. Stop talking and start doing. What you accomplish will make a difference to someone you help. The improvements you want to make on the 5th, 6th and 7th should be calculated precisely. Going over budget is not an option if you want to avoid stress. Don’t pay for someone else’s mistake. On the 8th, you’ll learn a great deal if you talk to someone who has experience and knowledge about something you want to pursue.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): On the 2nd, find a place that is quiet and gives you the atmosphere and space required to contemplate your next move. Size up your situation at work on the 3rd and 4th; consider if you are heading in the right direction and what course, license or skills you need to pick up in order to make a change. Self-deception is prevalent on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Think twice before you decide to take on something that is unrealistic. Walk away from anyone putting pressure on you to jump into a deal that is costly and without guarantees. You’ll be torn between the past and the present on the 8th. Don’t let anyone drag you back when you should be moving forward.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Poor habits will set in quickly on the 2nd if you let your emotions dictate. Too much of anything will lead to bad habits and trouble when dealing with others. Get back on track on the 3rd and 4th. Set up a routine that will help you stick to a healthy lifestyle. Romance will improve your life if you choose to be with someone who sets a good example. On the 5th, 6th and 7th, think before you say something you will live to regret. Taking on too much will make you grumpy, causing a riff with someone close to you. Look for solutions and be willing to compromise. Don’t shun doing things differently on the 8th. The change will do you good.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t share personal information on the 2nd, or someone will take advantage of your openness. A wait-and-see approach when meeting new people is favored. Work on your own on the 3rd and 4th. The more polished a presentation you have, the better. Protect against any emotional situation that has the potential to escalate quickly. Dealing with children or socializing with friends on the 5th, 6th and 7th will give you a better view of your current situation. Listen to the advice offered, and make the changes that suit you best. Don’t get worked up over trivial matters on the 8th. Do your best to keep the peace if someone tries to pick a fight. Love trumps hate.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your enthusiasm will be welcomed on the 2nd but will also lead to being taken advantage of by someone using emotional manipulation. Don’t hesitate to say no. On the 3rd and 4th, dealings with children and peers, or participating in events that are geared toward environmental or rights issues, will help raise awareness and teach you what you can do to make life better. Handle others with care on the 5th, 6th and 7th. It won’t take much to upset an elder or younger person in your family or whom you work with. Do a little extra and avoid discord. Get together with friends on the 8th. Challenge yourself physically, or host an event at your place.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Life is simple, so don’t make it complex on the 2nd. Stay out of trouble and avoid getting involved in a discussion that has the potential to turn into a spat. Stay focused on what’s important on the 3rd and 4th. Take care of your chores, responsibilities and whatever else is required to avoid complaints. On the 5th, 6th and 7th, make personal changes geared toward a simpler lifestyle; a classic but fetching look will attract friends or lovers who have more to offer. Wise choices will promote a better future. Emotional matters will escalate on the 8th. Try not to antagonize someone who is unpredictable or likely to challenge you. Walk away from a bad situation.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A steady pace will keep you out of trouble on the 2nd. Don’t let an emotional incident cause you to make a rash decision you will live to regret. Find out all you can about a person, subject or project that intrigues you on the 3rd and 4th. What you discover will help you find the best way to bridge the gap so that you can participate or get to know someone better. Check out your professional options on the 5th, 6th and 7th. You may be able to make a lateral move that will put you in a better position for future advancement. Engage in talks, but don’t make a commitment. A day trip or physical challenge on the 8th will be entertaining.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Not everyone will be honest with you on the 2nd. Take your time when dealing with joint ventures or money matters that require you to invest in someone else. Go over your important papers and documents on the 3rd and 4th, and you will discover something that needs to be updated or changed. Don’t leave anything to chance. Settle any unfinished business or matters concerning a friend, child or parent on the 5th, 6th and 7th. How you handle others will determine how successful you will be bringing about positive change for both you and those you are dealing with. Avoid indulgence on the 8th. You’ll be tempted to overspend, overdo and overreact if you associate with the wrong crowd.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): On the 2nd, size up situations, partnerships and how you can make life better for you and those you love. The more involved you are with group ventures on the 3rd and 4th, the better you will do. The people you meet and the things you learn will help you market, present and alter your own ideas and concerns. You’ll feel emotionally torn on the 5th, 6th and 7th with the choices you are given and the desires you want to fulfill. Look at every option, angle and possibility, and you’ll find a way to take advantage of what’s best for you at the moment. Share your feelings on the 8th, and you will be able to move forward without looking back.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Stick close to home on the 2nd. You will be able to make positive changes to the way you live and by changing your surroundings to suit your needs. Finish what you start on the 3rd and 4th to avoid complaints from peers or those waiting for you to take care of your share of the work. A personal change will help to improve your status, position or relationship with someone you love. On the 5th, 6th and 7th, consider the changes you will have to make regarding an offer that guarantees better benefits and higher income but takes up more of your time. The input you receive on the 8th will help you make an important choice.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Jump in and have some fun on the 2nd. Attending a reunion or getting together with people you have worked with in the past will spark new interests and opportunities. Explore new people, places and activities on the 3rd and 4th, and you will find it easier to determine what you want to do next. The insight you receive will lead to future trends and moneymaking endeavors. Be careful what you wish for on the 5th, 6th and 7th. Not everyone will be willing to help you, and some will try desperately to stand in your way. Choose those you collaborate with carefully. Call in favors on the 8th and you will be given the freedom to turn your dream into a reality.

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