In the Stars
Your Horoscope: Thursday, July 16, 2009
Planetary Outlook: Thursday, July 16, 2009: Today is a pretty run-of-the-mill day, with the moon in down-to-earth Taurus, putting the emphasis on finances and practical matters. Mercury and Uranus trine each other this morning as well, which inspires many to socialize and reach out to friends and family. Today is the perfect day to catch up on correspondence such as e-mails, phone calls, and letters; everyone will be more articulate and able to make themselves understood.
Today’s birthday: Bettys born this day will be inspired intellectually and have an improved ability to make important decisions by relying on rational thought. You can also expand your social network by socializing more often with co-workers, friends, and family. You share your birthday with David Hasselhoff, Donald Sutherland and Carey Hart.
Cancer: You’ll be focused on accomplishing routine tasks and chores around the house this morning. Cancers are home-loving individuals, and the moon’s entry into Taurus today prompts you to make your domicile as comfortable and cozy as possible. Although you are a homebody who loves to spend time alone, today you crave the company of friends and loved ones. You may decide to have an impromptu gathering at your place this evening. You’ll really enjoy entertaining others and you could be so consumed by cooking and serving that you don’t take a moment to enjoy yourself. Let your significant other or a good friend take over hosting duties later in the evening so that you can take some time to socialize and enjoy your own party.
Leo: You are ready to make major changes in your career and the entire direction of your life right now. As a confident and no-nonsense Leo, when you decide to do something – nothing and no one can stand in your way. Your relationship with a romantic partner may be experiencing some problems and it is time to address them if you want to move forward with your professional agenda. If you are feeling stifled or limited by your relationship, it may be time to end it. Think seriously about your decision before you make any moves.
Virgo: Today, you need some time alone to work through difficult psychological issues that are plaguing you internally. As a Virgo, you have the tendency to keep emotions bottled up inside, which is very unhealthy and it’s a problem you need to address. A romance could be suffering because of your inability to communicate your emotions. Tonight, a candid discussion with your romantic partner will clarify many issues and bring you to an understanding about your relationship. You’ll feel relieved once you get heavy emotions off your chest.
Libra: As a Libra, partnerships, both business and personal, are extremely important to you. This morning, although you feel satisfied and happy in a romantic relationship, you may also experience a vague sense of uneasiness.
Your current partner may be very possessive and controlling, which makes you feel constricted and limited. You also feel that your significant other is too indulgent and makes it difficult for you to pursue your professional agenda, which requires that you dedicate much of your time and energy to your work. Tonight, express your feelings to your partner and you’ll be able to transform your relationship to accommodate for your needs.
Scorpio: Today your thoughts revolve around your goals and values, especially on how you can achieve financial independence and a sense of stability. You feel that your partner’s influence at home makes it impossible for you to achieve your goals. Domestic tension also makes it difficult for you to concentrate on your work. You may simply be blaming your significant other for your own lack of motivation. Tonight, make major changes in how you communicate with your partner and you’ll improve the quality of your relationship. Express your feelings honestly and openly and the two of you may come up with a solution to your problems. If your partner is not willing to respect your needs, it may be time for you to move on.
Sagittarius: As a jovial and happy-go-lucky Sagittarius, loved ones and friends often call upon you to help cheer them up when they are feeling down. Today, your significant other may be feeling depressed or down about his or her professional goals. Have a heart-to-heart this afternoon and infuse them with your optimism. Instill the confidence in your special someone that is so important for one to succeed in the business world. This evening, you’ll be especially articulate and able to communicate. Your emotional support and inspirational words mean more to your partner than you even realize.
Capricorn: Today you’ll be in a romantic and indulgent mood. Plan a spontaneous outing with your significant other somewhere new and exciting. As a Capricorn, you often repress your emotions and have a hard time admitting, even to yourself, how you truly feel. This afternoon, you’ll be infused with a sense of well being and confidence, which prompts you to communicate your innermost thoughts. Tonight, confide in your romantic partner and unleash deep feelings – about your relationship as well as life in general – and you’ll experience a profound sense of relief and catharsis.
Honest communication with your special someone strengthens the bond between you.
Aquarius: Money is on your mind today, especially if you are experiencing a temporary cash flow problem. Be positive and optimistic and everything will turn out okay. Turn to a friend or family member for a short-term loan to help you out of a difficult situation if necessary – don’t let that Aries pride prevent you from taking advantage of the generosity of another – providing a simple solution to a difficult problem. This evening, you’ll be full of new ideas and creative concepts, especially regarding a writing or academic assignment. You are able to express your individuality through your artistic work so don’t hold back.
Pisces: This morning you’ll arise feeling optimistic as well as intuitive and enlightened. Today Mercury and Uranus make positive aspect, which brings usually shy Pisceans out of their shell. You may receive some recognition for past work this evening; enjoy the attention rather than hide from it. Celebrate your professional success by going out to dinner with a group of friends and colleagues. Don’t overindulge in food or drink; you could regret it in the morning.
Aries: An unpredictable vibe dominates today and may contribute to erratic behavior on your part. As an energetic Aries, you often need to engage in heavy physical activity, such as working out or running, in order to vent some of that excess energy. This afternoon, channel your motivation into a project at work. You’ll be especially productive when working together with colleagues and professional associates. Schedule a brainstorming meeting for the group this evening.
Taurus: You are a powerhouse and a source of inspiration to coworkers and associates, and others may look to you for guidance on important matters at work. This evening, you’ll be especially articulate and persuasive, making it an excellent time to present your case to opponents or hold a meeting with business partners. Later tonight, take some time out to record your thoughts and ideas in your journal; it will help you sort through your confusion.
Gemini: Geminis are, by nature, extroverted individuals but this morning you’ll arise craving privacy and time alone. The moon enters Taurus today, which turns your focus toward your inner, emotional side. You may be struggling with a difficult decision regarding a romantic or business partnership. You feel that major changes need to happen in a relationship in order for you to feel happy and fulfilled. This evening, talk to your partner about your feelings and don’t hold back. Some honest communication is the answer to solving your problems.