This Labor Day, Let Saturn Help You Relax!
For the last 130 years, Labor Day has been celebrated as a day of rest -- in theory, anyway. However, if you plan to use this coming Labor Day to catch up on projects, you're one of the millions proving the point that, now more than ever, we need to learn how to relax!
Feeling tense all the time is like driving a car with no shock absorbers. Every little bump on the road jostles you, while major potholes can be downright painful. Eventually, chronic tension can lead to weight gain, a breakdown of your immune system, and the likelihood of contracting any of the most common ailments -- heart disease, diabetes, cancer -- that plague modern society. Relaxing will not just increase your quality of life, but also your quantity of it!
In astrology, labor and work are associated with the planet Saturn. Saturn is like a personal trainer. In the right measure, it brings the kind of discipline, concentration, and dedication that inspire achievement and excellence. When Saturn is out of balance,
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What's for Dinner? Get Ideas from the Chinese Zodiac!Read More »from What's for Dinner? Get Ideas from the Chinese Zodiac!
"What's for dinner?" It's a question you ask yourself every day. And with so many choices of cuisine in today's world, how could it ever be possible to find yourself in a food rut?
If you're a creature of habit, you might view trying something new as quite a commitment. What if you end up wishing you'd just had "the usual"? Next time you're thinking of take-out or a night on the town, mix up the menu using the Chinese zodiac as your guide. See what your Animal Sign says about the flavorful fare most likely to satisfy your palate!
(Don't know your Chinese Animal Sign? Visit Astrology.com's Chinese Astrology section and learn for yourself!)
Spanish tapas appeal to the sophisticated and social Rat. Ceviche, queso, calamari, and olives delight the senses, while course after course of colorful, bite-sized plates create the perfect ambiance. Eating is an activity for reconnecting with old friends and charming new ones. A pitcher of sangria on the table only improves the atmosphere!
A Sign-by-Sign Look at Your Ideal Day Off!Read More »from A Sign-by-Sign Look at Your Ideal Day Off!
Wondering how your Sun sign cares to spend its time away from the office? Take a few cues from the stars and make the most of your next day off!
Fiery Aries is full of combustible energy that has to be burned off, no matter what. Extremes are what the Ram is all about, so a typical day off might include a leisurely two-hour hike up Mount Everest followed by a flight to Miami for a night of dancing and revelry in all the hottest nightclubs.
A day off for steady, sensual Taurus can mean only one thing -- food consumption and maintaining a horizontal position. Whether that means floating lazily on a raft in a pool or cozying up in bed with their sweetheart and a bowl of whipped cream, the Bull loves to indulge in the finest creature comforts!
Where can you find a Gemini on their day off? Online. They've got at least six browsers open, reading The New York Times and The Onion while busy in multiple chat rooms discussing -- and arguing about -- everything from world
The Sun Enters Virgo: Follow Your Bliss!Read More »from The Sun Enters Virgo: Follow Your Bliss!
Clarity of purpose is a Virgo hallmark. As the Sun moves into the sign of the Virgin from August 22 through September 22, you'll receive cosmic encouragement to become clear about what you want out of life. And while it's clearly time to follow your bliss, how do you discover what your bliss truly is?
Begin by making a list of your favorite activities. What do you like to do for fun? What do you enjoy reading about -- or daydreaming about? Don't censor yourself! No matter how big or small the experience, write it down. And keep adding to it as you come up with new ideas!
Take as much time as you need to make your list, and have fun with the process. Don't forget to consider new things, as pleasure can sometimes come from unexpected places. After all, if you don't experience something for yourself, you'll never know if you might like it!
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While you're at it, listen to
Your Sun Sign and Your Family TiesRead More »from Your Sun Sign and Your Family Ties
Spending precious moments with family is a terrific opportunity to recharge your batteries, nourish your relationships, and have fun. Naturally, every Sun sign has its own inimitable sense of what quality family time means to them. Learn yours now!
Your idea of heaven with those close to you is to play sports and other games -- preferably competitive ones you can win! When not involving everyone in physical action, your ideal family time is to travel together and, in quiet moments, share your dreams.
There's no doubt what revs your battery at home, and that's eating together as a family and spending personal time with each other. Since Taurus is the most pleasure-seeking and tactile of all signs, you love indulging your senses -- and everyone else's as well!
If you don't talk, you don't feel like you're living. Your ideal family time always involves stimulating conversations and fun word games ... but nothing that lasts too long, since you tend to become bored
Venus in Cancer: Beautify Your Home!Read More »from Venus in Cancer: Beautify Your Home!
Cancer is arguably the most domestic sign of the zodiac, so whenever a planet energizes the sign of the Crab, home themes are bound to be highlighted. With Venus, the planet of love and beauty, residing in Cancer between August 7 - September 6, the cosmos offers you a chance to not only make your living space more beautiful, but to sweeten relationships at home!
The energy that comes from this once-annual transit encourages redecoration and cosmetic renovation. Venus craves balance and comfort, so now is a terrific time to create a list of changes you'd like to make to your living space. Categorize your best ideas according to needs and wants -- and then start fulfilling your domestic wish list!
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Even the smallest changes, such as splurging on fresh flowers or hanging a new art piece, can help refresh the energy in your living space. Consider your preferred colors versus
- Astrology.com | Love + Sex – Thu, Aug 9, 2012 12:12 PM EDT
Libra in Mars: Rev Up Your Love Life with Great Conversation!Read More »from Libra in Mars: Rev Up Your Love Life with Great Conversation!
With passion planet Mars in diplomatic Libra until August 23, compromise will be the key to intimacy during the next two weeks!
Libra is the Sun sign most associated with relationships, so you can expect togetherness to be highlighted throughout this transit. The fact that Libra is an Air sign will also make conversation a key component of spicing up your love life.
Of course, with war-happy Mars involved, a tactful approach will work best to keep your partner happy. Be sure to make decisions together, as being overly assertive under this influence could likely send things in the wrong direction!
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Jupiter, the planet of luck, is now in Gemini (a fellow Air sign), a pairing that highlights the power of communication in romance. This strong influence will last until the middle of next year, giving you plenty of time to improve your connection with your significant other.
Goodbye Mercury Retrograde; Hello Progress!Read More »from Goodbye Mercury Retrograde; Hello Progress!
Crossed wires and misunderstandings have been rife since Mercury went retrograde on July 14. But today, August 7, sees the communication planet finally begin to move forward once again, helping you sort out any confusion that may have ensued during the troublesome retrograde period. Now is the time to untangle mixed messages!
Mercury's periodic retrogrades are actually a great time to catch up on unfinished business and get on top of correspondence and filing. So, if today you're still staring at a sea of paper or perhaps feeling overwhelmed by what you need to organize, be sure to -- at the very least -- finish up one thing by the time your head hits the pillow tonight!
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Decisions and projects that were delayed during the retrograde period can now start to make forward progress, albeit with changes that emerged during Mercury's retrograde. Ultimately, a Mercury retrograde period
- Astrology.com | At Home – Tue, Jul 31, 2012 12:20 PM EDT
How Your Sun Sign's Element Can Help Jumpstart Your Creativity!Read More »from How Your Sun Sign's Element Can Help Jumpstart Your Creativity!
Feeling creatively listless these days? Learn how your Sun sign's element can help you rediscover your natural talents and tap into your innate creative potential!
Fire signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
You need physical movement to stimulate your creative powers. Since chances are good that you already engage in some type of activity that gets you moving, you'll need a change in your routine to unleash your creative side. Think of something you liked to do as a youngster -- then try it now. Rollerskating? Basketball? Jumping rope? Whatever your childhood passion, see what kind of inspiration comes your way when you give it a whirl today!
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Earth signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
You enjoy routine, but at times your predictable pastimes can render you stagnant. Rather than completely revamping them, try to incorporate one new element into your life. If your usual creative outlet is
Astrology: A First-Aid Kit for Family Feuds!Read More »from Astrology: A First-Aid Kit for Family Feuds!
With everyone home for the summer, are family squabbles bringing down the house more often than you'd like? Learn how you can transform old patterns by recognizing your Sun sign's tendencies and bad habits -- and get back on the road to family happiness!
Your first impulse in any kind of situation is to take action. Sometimes this is the perfect course ... but at other times, not so much. During your next family quibble, try the wait-and-see approach for a change -- perhaps you'll get better results.
Since change isn't necessarily easy for you, you'd rather things just continue the way they always have. But the next time conflict rears its ugly head at home, practice a bit of flexibility instead of your usual stubbornness!
Communication is a wonderful thing, and everyone knows you're quite good at it. But what would happen if, during your next family feud, you simply remained silent and let others do the talking?
It can be particularly difficult for you