It really does look like it may be party time or at least the sociable side of life is coming to the fore as leisure, new encounters, pleasure and me-time is the order of the day.
Also, the practical side of life seems to beckon as plans, projects, DIY and moving forward begin to preoccupy.
Taurus, take your time to enjoy the simple things in life and if you are entertaining, try a new recipe.
Cancer, focus on the practical and even though it may seem beyond your reach ideas may come to make your dreams a reality.
Ahead, you’ll find all the star signs’ horoscopes for August 17, 2022.
Read on for your full forecast.
March 21 to April 20
A desire to be of service and to help wherever you can, might be offset by invites encouraging you to be sociable and enjoy the good things of life.
People may think nothing of asking you to do things for them at the drop of a hat.
And keen as you are to please, don’t pile too much on your plate. If you’re asked to an event, accept, Aries, as it could lead to a most delightful encounter.
April 21 to May 21
It’s a day to enjoy yourself in a healthy and positive way. Mercury in your leisure zone, inspires you to go for a hike in uplifting surroundings.
Or you might want to learn a new skill that provides hours of pleasure. Take your time today Taurus, and enjoy small but simple pleasures.
Entertaining? You may be keen to try out new recipes that ooze comfort and total pleasure.
May 22 to June 21
A Mercury tie can be a call to look at anything that grabs your interest, and that provides useful or fascinating information.
You may discover a shortcut to accomplishing a DIY project, or might be excited by the idea of knowing more about your family tree and ancestry.
An encounter could be so entertaining, that you’ll want to connect with this person again, Gemini.
June 22 to July 23
Have a yearning for something that seems just out of reach? A focus on practical Virgo, could help you find a way to make it a reality.
Write a list of what you want to accomplish, and what you think may be stopping you, and then put it away.
Over the coming days, insights and clever ideas might show up and reveal a way forward, Cancer. Then all you need do is make a start.
July 24 to August 23
It’s all very well having a great plan Leo, but how much will it cost? This is something you might need to reckon with before you get a move on.
Even a rough estimate is better than diving in and battling huge expenses.
Yet this is what could happen if you drift into things without preparing first. On a personal note, you have the attractor factor, so be sure to make use of it.
August 24 to September 23
While you usually like to set your schedule for the day or week, it might not be necessary today.
The zesty Mercury/Uranus aspect, can bring unexpected issues your way that could shake things up.
This may be good for you though, Virgo. Sometimes the chance to take a detour might lead to rich pickings.
If you feel an inner pull to explore a new path, just do it and see where it leads.
September 24 to October 23
Opting for some me-time, could be the best thing you do for yourself today, Libra.
You may be about to embark on something new, and this can allow time to think about it.
Do you have a clear idea of what you’re letting yourself in for? Let ideas bubble up, and you’ll have something fresh to go on.
Mind with an indulgent influence showing, it might be so easy to sit back and do nothing.
October 24 to November 22
Feeling invincible? The developing Venus/Jupiter link in a high-flying zone, could boost your confidence no end.
You may be ready to take advantage of opportunities that seemed daunting just recently. It’s a good thing your friends are there to give you a reality check!
Someone might have wise advice that can be unasked for, but could apply perfectly if they think you need it.
November 23 to December 21
With the Sun and Venus in your exploration zone, learning about various things can be fun.
Will you ever make use of it, Archer? If you’re scrambling to complete a project or need new skills, then any new knowledge could be a lifesaver.
Just when it seems like you’ve hit a brick wall and nothing is moving, you’ll realize you do have the ways and means to move past it.
December 22 to January 21
Has life taken a more intense turn? Perhaps you’re deeply involved in a business project or a hotter than hot romance. If so, Mercury in grounded Virgo and a lighter zone, can help you get your bearings.
Its lingering tie to Uranus, means you may get brilliant feedback that assists you in turning around a full-on situation.
Need a break? There’s a chance of an impromptu trip.
January 22 to February 19
Does an offer sound good? The celestial picture suggests that it may not be as perfect as it seems.
With the radiant Sun forging an awkward angle to Neptune in your financial zone, this might benefit someone else more than you.
Make a few enquires Aquarius, and be a stickler for detail. Hidden among those glowing promises could be some small print that needs attention.
February 20 to March 20
A strong belief in yourself can be a wonderful gift for overcoming obstacles, and for accomplishing something amazing.
The Sun’s edgy angle with Neptune, suggests you may think a plan or project is going to be easier than it is.
This is where Mercury in Virgo comes in handy. Some sound advice from someone in the know could help you make this a success, Pisces.
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