Sometimes Venus in Virgo turns colleagues and loved ones into fussy and fastidious perfectionists, while Mars in exacting Scorpio can be forceful and intense. So let’s thank our lucky stars for this week’s objective sun and diplomatic Mercury in peace keeping Libra. Here’s what’s in store for your weekly horoscope October 15-21.
Aries, Mar 21 – Apr 21
Being open this week to seeing both sides of any question could render decision-making difficult. Clear answers might be in short supply, so if you feel like you’re fighting a losing battle, consider whether teaming up for a win-win might actually be your smartest strategy right now.
Taurus, Apr 22 – May 21
This week’s horoscope calls for fair-minded discernment, so best close the opinion polls, stop listening to everyone else and check into your own clear, first-thing-in-the-morning guidance. Plus your celestial mentor Venus in healthy mode suggesting it’s time to reboot some of those wellness routines.
Gemini, May 22 – Jun 22
This week’s sun and Gemini’s planet guide Mercury in the stimulating sign of artistry and creativity could have you brimming with brilliant experimental ideas. Which suggests it’s the perfect time to bring your unique sense of style into play with image, wardrobe, decorating or refreshing your brand.
Cancer, Jun 23 – Jul 23
This week’s astral energy in your domestic sector supports your favourite things, home and family – so shower your inner circle with attention and affection, and let them to do the same for you. And perhaps tackle some overdue home projects: a deep declutter and feng shui of your personal oasis.
Leo, Jul 24 – Aug 23
With the Sun and Mercury lighting up your astro-zone of hometown happenings, local is where it’s going on for your majesties this week, so book those tickets before they sell out. And since this is your communications centre, you’ll be blessed with Mercury’s silver tongue for talking up – well, everything.
Virgo, Aug 24 – Sep 23
Feeling a tug of war between domestic and career concerns? Being constantly pulled between professional demands and loved ones’ needs? Then tune into this week’s celestial assist for establishing a more nourishing work-life balance. Time to give yourself an overdue dose of TLC, Virgo peeps.
Libra, Sep 24 – Oct 23
New moon in Libra on 15 October, your annual gift from the heavens, is a potent solar eclipse. The first in your sign since 2016, it refreshes relationships and supercharges partnerships for the coming six months. And you won’t be able to please everyone this week, so don’t even try.
Scorpio, Oct 24 – Nov 22
Make the most of this week’s preparatory downtime by taking a mental inventory of what you want to leave in the rearview when your personal astro calendar resets next week. What have you completed or changed your mind about? What excites you most about your new astrological year?
Sagittarius, Nov 23 – Dec 21
This week’s harmonising stars suggest pacing yourself, especially during late week moon in your speedy sign. Try not to do too much, too fast: think small, steady, progressive steps. It’s worth researching background and doing your homework to avoid costly mistakes of judgment.
Capricorn, Dec 22 – Jan 20
Pluto’s five month planetary intensive in your sign has activated deep decisions about people and patterns in your life, and now the dwarf planet’s moved forward again in Capricorn, you’ll find it easier to begin following up on any promising new connections and severing those that no longer serve.
Aquarius, Jan 21 – Feb 19
Even though yours is the sign of community, it can be hard for Aquarians to ask for support. But don’t hold back from reaching out if you need to this week. Letting people know that you can’t actually DIY everything by yourself gives them the opportunity to connect with your vulnerable side.
Pisces, Feb 20 – Mar 20
With this week’s sun and Mercury in your astrozone of mergers, you’ll be in the mood to fuse. But if you’re more concerned about someone else’s current situation than they are, you already know the role of caretaker can become exhausting. Aim for a more equable balance.