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You might become agitated by something that seems to be just beyond your perceptions today, yet your unsettled frame of mind actually motivates you to accomplish more than you realize. Fortunately, the Libra Moon in your 7th House of Others indicates that your friends can help you gain clarity. Nevertheless, don’t try to control your thoughts just because you would be more comfortable if you had answers. Relax and let your mental wanderings take you on a wild ride.
You are known both for your penchant to take the course of least resistance and your ability to be very stubborn. Either way, you usually choose stability over innovation. However, you’re now being offered new ways to respond to familiar situations, encouraging you to break out of a rut. Instead of just repeating your past behavior, you’re ready to shatter an old habit. Risk-taking isn’t always wise, but today it should work in your favor.
Although you might not think you have time to just kick back and enjoy yourself today, something could occur that gives you more freedom than you expected. Don’t question the opportunity that’s being handed to you; go ahead and take a chance. Just make sure that you also pay attention to your obligations; don’t push your current limits too far or you will regret your actions tomorrow.
Normally, you might ignore an opportunity for emotional thrills if you’re afraid that it will destabilize your life. But your eagerness for change is increasing now and you’re tempted to ignite the fireworks, even if you could get burned. Thankfully, the risk isn’t as great as it seems today, so grant yourself permission to do something fun that’s outside of your regular comfort zone.
Even if there aren’t any easy answers today, you still may have a pretty good idea of what you should do. It’s critical to take direct action to establish strong boundaries to help you feel safe. But self-protection is a double-edged sword because you could inadvertently isolate yourself from those you need in the process. Expressing your emotions enables you to keep your heart open.
All aspects of communication are becoming more important as Mercury slows down to turn retrograde on Thursday. You might choose to remain unemotional today, but sticking to dry facts will probably leave you feeling unsatisfied. You need to dig deeper to get past your logical filter so you can fully engage your experiences. Don’t worry if you cannot understand everything that happens; you will have time to put your day into perspective later if you let it unfold naturally.
You may need to make a very practical decision today that has long-lasting consequences, yet your logic remains elusive to those who think they know you well. It seems as if you’re being reckless, but others don’t realize that you’ve been seriously contemplating your choice for some time. Don’t worry if you’re still unsure of your direction; uncertainty is part of this ongoing process.
Circumstances appear to be pushing you into a corner today, but the lightning bolt of awareness strikes just when you start to feel hopeless. Your new perspective changes the rules of the game. You’re not restrained by old patterns any longer if you can see yourself in a different light. Ironically, the external situation may stay the same for a while, but at least you are now free to explore alternative options before deciding what to do next.
You’re looking forward to starting new projects and activities now that the brilliant Sun is shining in your sign. After a recent period of retreat or isolation, you’re super-motivated to make something social happen today. But your words may be slightly ahead of your actions and it could take a few more days before you notice a real difference in your life. Don’t be too self-critical if you want to have some fun; you’ve earned the right to play.
You might try to hit the brakes today, but you’ll probably just keep going. Even if it’s a smart idea to slow down and consider the consequences of your behavior, an extra push on the gas pedal may be exactly what you need to blast you out of your current reverie and shock you into seeing the truth. Once your eyes are open wide, you’ll be able to make a fresh assessment of your situation so you can plot a new course of action.
A combination of intelligence, skill and magic might temporarily solve your current dilemma. Even if you worked yourself into an unpleasant corner, a sudden burst of energy today gives you the impetus to try different solutions to old problems that continue to block your progress. Don’t be concerned if you cannot find a permanent fix; taking calculated risks might alleviate the immediate pressure now and give you additional breathing room.
You can feel a rebellious mood coming on and you might slip into the habit of contradicting what others say today. If you are expected to follow along with someone’s plans, he or she may be sorely disappointed when you take a more independent route. It’s challenging to logically explain why you need to be different now, and your attempts to do so could only deepen the confusion. Just making sure that everyone knows how serious you are helps them to understand your desire for freedom.
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