Your Horoscope For This Week — Aug 04 2013

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Aries (March 21-April 19)
The promise of new love — or a renewed attraction to your long-term amour — arrives with Tuesday’s new moon. You want to feel special, noticed, and cherished. Well, Aries, remember this rule: If you want something, give it away. Lavishing another with genuine adoration is the quickest way to get it in return.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Chevron-striped pillows, organically sourced bamboo floors, and buttery leather club chairs dance through your head as Tuesday’s new moon calls forth your nesting instincts. Zhuzhing your home could become a near obsession; or, if you’ve got a showroom-worthy space, how about hosting a party? If you're in the market for a move, your dream listing could appear now, so surf the real-estate section while sipping your morning brew.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Queen of the scene. With a new moon in your house of local activity, you’re the hottest thing in town this week. Get more involved in local goings-on. You might even partner up with a neighborhood business or non-profit to do so. Expect to meet at least one kindred spirit this week, too — the perfect hanging buddy and confidante rolled into one.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Keep that wallet tethered, Cancer. Some belt-tightening measures are in order to help rebalance the excess summer spending you unleashed over the past month and a half. No one can blame you for wanting to indulge, but it’s time to do so responsibly. Make a budget and project out a month or two to ensure that you’ve got all your bases covered. On the plus side, your income column could grow, too, as news of a job opportunity arrives, courtesy of Tuesday’s new moon.
Leo (July 23-August 22)
Pop the champers and unleash a storm of confetti. Your cosmic New Year arrives with Tuesday’s new moon in Leo. Two words: fresh start. The past is unchangeable, so why bother dwelling? Sure, you can make amends this week, but make sure you’re also focused on the future. Sprinkle makeover magic over the stuck areas of your life by trying a radically different approach. And, if you can’t motivate yourself, call in the coaches and trainers.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
Letting go is never easy for oh-so-analytical you, but have you talked a story to death? With a new moon in your transitional twelfth house, the only person who should hear this tale again is a therapist (and no, your BFFs are not qualified substitutes for that role). Not interested in lying on the analyst’s couch? Declare discussions about that topic off-limits. What you focus on expands, and you’ll be amazed by how quickly your energy can shift when you channel it towards something uplifting.
Libra (September 23-October 22)
Tear up the VIP list and start handing out the all-access passes. Tuesday’s new moon in your house of friendship and teamwork makes your mantra, “the more, the merrier.” Meeting friends of friends could bring a new wave of opportunity your way. From a scintillating summer love to a promising job lead, everything you need is now a mere degree of separation away. Got dot-com dreams on a shoestring budget? Learn the basics of Wordpress: This is an optimal week to build your web presence, slowly but surely.
Scorpio (October 23-November 21)
Make it rain, Scorpio! Tuesday’s new moon in your tenth house of success calls forth the tycoon in you. Take command of your earning power, whether you start a business, position yourself favorably with the impresarios (who will naturally want to help you up the ladder), or lock in that dream client. Waiting passively, however, could mean missing a huge opportunity to leap. Get those power lunches scheduled, STAT.
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)
Wanderlust strikes, thanks to this week’s new moon in Leo and your jet-setting ninth house. No one has to twist your arm when it comes to making travel plans. How about getting an epic camping trip or overseas voyage underway? Although you might not leave for this journey for another few months, planning it will be equally exhilarating. A cross-cultural connection heats up this week, too. Keep your ears perked for sexy accents.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19)
A sultry end of the summer is in the stars for you, Capricorn. On Tuesday, the new moon in Leo electrifies your eighth house of seduction. You’ll find yourself drawn to an intriguing type, and a private affair may ensue. As much as you’ll love hanging the Do Not Disturb sign (if not for sexy time, than because you’re obsessively working on your magnum opus), make sure to emerge and let your peeps know that you’re still breathing.
Aquarius (January 20-February 19)
Bring on the dynamic duos! Tuesday’s new moon in Leo sends out a casting call for the role of your other half. An existing partnership could advance to a deeper level, which might even involve an exclusivity agreement. Don’t shy away from initiating "the talk," Aquarius. You can always weave in your trademark humor to keep the conversation from getting too heavy.
Pisces (February 20-March 20)
Drop and give 'em 20! A new moon in your health sector beckons you away from the frozen margaritas and straight to the juice bar. There’s still hope for squeezing into those back-to-school jeans with perfectly sculpted precision last fall. All things in moderation though: You still need to indulge, just do so responsibly.
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