Moon Alert: Avoid shopping or decisions after 4:45 p.m. EDT today (1:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. PDT). After that, the Moon moves from Cancer into Leo.
Happy Birthday for Monday, Oct. 17, 2022:
You inspire the respect and admiration of others. You are responsible and seek a healthy balance between work and socializing. You can be fearless. This year is a theme of service for you, especially to family. Take care of yourself so that you can be an effective support. Perhaps a makeover?
(March 21-April 19)
Today you have a strong focus on home and family. Admittedly, you might be a bit at odds with someone, perhaps even competitive. Nevertheless, if you join forces with a partner or close friend today, you can accomplish a lot. Tonight: Socialize!
(April 20-May 20)
You have the energy to be productive today. Don’t waste time on petty squabbles with others about politics, religion or racial issues. Likewise, don’t let competition with a co-worker interrupt your wonderful, productive rhythm. Tonight: Entertain!
(May 21-June 20)
This is a playful day! It’s also a productive day for those who work in the arts, the entertainment world or the hospitality industry. Likewise, if you’re involved with teaching children or sports of any kind, you will get a lot done. Don’t get sidetracked with arguments about money or possessions. Tonight: Upbeat conversations.
(June 21-July 22)
Today the Moon is in your sign but challenged by some planets. This can make you feel annoyed or peeved. You might encounter a power struggle with someone. But this is a waste of time! Instead, use the strong energy you have to make home improvements. Tonight: Money luck.
(July 23-Aug. 22)
Today you are a powerful communicator! You’ll have no trouble convincing others to go along with what you want. You also can use this strong energy to study, write, teach or sell. Ignore minor disappointments with others. Phfft! Tonight: You’re happy!
(Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Because this is a strong money day for you, you’ll be successful in financial negotiations. Trust your ability to boost your earnings or convince others about your moneymaking ideas. Do not be deterred if a friend or a member of a group tries to discourage you. Tonight: Enjoy solitude.
(Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
This is a powerful day for you. The Sun, Mercury and your ruler Venus are all in your sign. Furthermore, the Sun is getting a burst of energy from fiery Mars. This is why you’re a PowerPoint on steroids! Don’t get hung up on minor squabbles with bosses or parents. Tonight: Schmooze!
(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Ignore petty squabbles with siblings, relatives and neighbors today. Avoid controversial subjects. Trust your own inner drive and confidence, because you have this today. Do your own thing and maintain your course, because you are quietly confident today. Tonight: You look good!
(Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
This is a powerful day to take the reins in a group setting. People will listen to you, and they’ll be ready to follow your lead. Nevertheless, money squabbles or disputes about shared responsibilities might distract you. Don’t give this your attention. Go with what works. Tonight: Explore!
(Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
You make a great impression on bosses, parents, teachers, VIPs and the police today. Whatever you do, you will do with assurance, confidence and authority. This is why they will respect you. Therefore, go after what you want and don’t get caught up with personal disputes. Let them go. Tonight: Check your finances.
(Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
You have lots of energy today, especially to travel, explore new ideas and deal with foreign countries or people from other cultures. In other words, you’re prepared to reach out to get the knowledge you need in order to do what you want. Don’t be distracted by minor work disputes or issues about your health or a pet. Tonight: Happy times.
(Feb. 19-March 20)
This is a strong day to negotiate on your behalf to settle disputes about inheritances or insurance matters, or to ask for a loan or mortgage. You know that you’re in the driver’s seat, and you’ve done your homework. Set aside romantic problems or issues with kids. Tonight: Cooperation.
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