Horoscopes for May 17, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Leven Rambin, 24; Derek Hough, 29; Trent Reznor, 49; Bill Paxton, 59
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Listen carefully and follow instructions precisely. Structure and self-control will be required in every aspect of your life. Mastering the art of discipline will bring high returns. Budgeting and reusing what you already have should take top priority. Your ability to reduce, restructure and recycle will be beneficial and appreciated, and will contribute to offers that raise your standard of living.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your unpredictable mood will keep those you are with guessing. You are best to try to work alongside others to avoid opposition. Stick to basics and finish what you start to avoid overextending yourself physically, emotionally or financially.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look outside your area or usual information venue and you will find a unique solution as well as something you want to explore more. Caution must be taken if you do something that is physically challenging.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Volunteer to help an organization that you feel akin to. Taking time out to help others will give you a chance to share your thoughts and discover information that will help you improve your personal life. A physical transformation will invite compliments.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep to yourself and refrain from sharing your plans. You will face opposition that can turn into an argument that you will regret. Pay more attention to your personal achievements and making improvements that will add to your confidence.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A change in your current professional direction isn’t likely to run as smoothly as you hoped. Make sure you have everything in writing before you commit to any deal offered. False advertising can turn into a costly venture. Embrace love and reject discord.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll be tempted to pay to impress. Get involved in an activity or day trip that offers you something concrete. A trade show or conference will hold your interest and point you in a new direction. Being productive can help you divert problems.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Educational pursuits and physical activity will help you avoid emotional problems at home or at work. Don’t give in to demands or make yourself readily available to be taken for granted. Make a change to relationships that are negative and depressing.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Change your lifestyle to suit your needs. Having a space to work on creative endeavors or to entertain friends who share your interests will add to your pleasure. A day trip that enables you to learn something new about spirituality will be enlightening.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Protect your assets and your investments. Set a budget that will allow you to maintain what you own without causing stress. Do the work yourself if it will help you save. Put your energy into getting along, not causing friction.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Emotions will surface if you let someone goad you into a debate. Size up your relationships and determine who is good for you and who isn’t. Weeding out is never easy, but it is necessary if you want to maintain equilibrium.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Check in with people you have worked with in the past. Someone will have a suggestion or a proposal that will help you boost your income. A change to your standard of living will add to your confidence and your emotional well-being.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Uncertainty will mount if you get into a deep discussion with a personal or professional partner. Listen, but don’t feel the need to make a commitment. Avoid people who are unreliable. Excess will be your downfall.