Your Horoscopes for Wednesday, July 17th

Wishing upon a star can actually make our dreams come true now that lucky Jupiter forms an emotionally stable Grand Trine with visionary Neptune and ambitious Saturn. This rare planetary pattern sheds its grace upon us for the next few days, empowering us to reach our goals as long as we’re willing to work hard. Meanwhile, the magnetic Scorpio Moon polarizes our feelings and urges us to take an extreme position on a delicate emotional matter.

Aries Horoscope

(Mar 21 – Apr 19)

Your mental sharpness is strong today, but you may grow impatient if everything doesn’t go your way. You might expect others to respond quickly to your requests, but you’re probably moving too fast. Your overconfidence can land you in trouble if you don’t give someone plenty of time to catch up to you. A more mature approach will pay off now, making it smarter to let the waves of anticipation settle down prior to initiating action. Another day or two of fine-tuning your plans can’t hurt.

Taurus Horoscope

(Apr 20 – May 20)

Naturally, you want to say yes rather than no with overindulgent Jupiter in the spotlight today. One scoop of ice cream isn’t enough now; if something tastes good, you want more. Unfortunately, your responsibilities will come second if you’re distracted by the pursuit of happiness. Remember, true joy comes from appreciating what you have and not from experiencing sensory overload. However, keeping things in perspective allows you to have your cake and eat it too.

Gemini Horoscope

(May 21 – Jun 20)

You might talk yourself into the craziest things today because your vivid imagination is speeding around, running on overdrive. You could underestimate the complexity of a job while convincing yourself that it will be a piece of cake. However, it’s better to be realistic than to commit to a deadline you won’t be able to keep. Being a bit more cautious in your assessment enables you to reach your goals on schedule and keep your integrity intact.

Cancer Horoscope

(Jun 21 – Jul 22)

You seem more outgoing to others today than you actually feel, but perhaps your friendliness distracts people from asking probing questions. Although you may be quite content these days, it’s not easy to share the real reason for your enthusiasm because you’re afraid of being misunderstood. Fortunately, it’s not necessary to push yourself outside of your comfort zone now. Enjoy your daydreams and mental meandering without explaining yourself until you’re good and ready.

Leo Horoscope

(Jul 23 – Aug 22)

You may be certain that pleasure is just around the corner, but you could have a slightly distorted perspective of the future now. On the upside, your innate self-confidence improves your life through the power of positive thinking. Having faith in the impact of your actions can be an important key to your current happiness, assuming that you don’t lose touch with reality. Visualizing your ideal outcome is more effective if you apply some common sense along the way.

Virgo Horoscope

(Aug 23 – Sep 22)

You’re tempted to throw all caution to the wind today, risking your current security in the hopes of creating a memorable experience. Unfortunately, your eagerness can lead to an awkward moment when you realize that the immediate fulfillment of your desires probably won’t bring you long-term satisfaction. Rather than taking a chance on a fleeting taste of pleasure, concentrate on doing something special that will last.

Libra Horoscope

(Sep 23 – Oct 22)

You might lose track of your responsibilities today if you get caught up in a social whirlwind. Although there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy your friends and partake in pleasurable activities, don’t forget about your previous promises. If you avoid your obligations, it will certainly be more difficult to reach your goals. However, if you finish your work quickly, you can relax and enjoy floating off into a fantasy-land of fun and games.

Scorpio Horoscope

(Oct 23 – Nov 21)

It’s complicated to know exactly what is acceptable and what isn’t when asking for something that you want today. Although your requests aren’t really off the wall, your friends may not share the same intensity for your passions. Nevertheless, staying connected with your feelings is empowering, even if you think you need to keep your desires hidden. Ultimately, toning down your style just a bit gives others enough emotional distance to support you without feeling overwhelmed.

Sagittarius Horoscope

(Nov 22 – Dec 21)

You may think that indulgent behavior should bring you more joy, but following this strategy now only leads to frustration down the road. Unrestrained partying and other kinds of escapist activities can be a great deal of fun in moderation for a short amount of time. Meanwhile, getting serious about seeking your own personal vision requires a real commitment to hard work with the potential rewards to follow sometime in the future. Ultimately, the choice is yours

Capricorn Horoscope

(Dec 22 – Jan 19)

You have been performing your job duties under pressure recently, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise if you’re anxious to escape your heavy work responsibilities. Luckily, taking a long lunch or socializing on the clock may not be a problem as long as you don’t stretch the limits too far. A reasonable approach enables you to easily fit in some fun today without negatively impacting your reputation or your productivity. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying yourself, even if it doesn’t contribute to your progress.

Aquarius Horoscope

(Jan 20 – Feb 18)

You might be more interested in encouraging your coworkers today than you are in reaching your own goals. Thankfully, your magnanimity may prove to be lots of fun for you, even if you don’t get much done. Instead of putting all your eggs in someone else’s basket, reserve a few for yourself. Fortunately, balancing your dreams with other people’s agendas creates a situation where everyone can be a winner.

Pisces Horoscope

(Feb 19 – Mar 20)

You have the gift of being able to touch others profoundly today, healing past hurts and mending old wounds. Paradoxically, your current magic cannot be bottled or saved, however hard you try. Although acting with compassion is your specialty, you still may end up feeling like a victim if you go to extreme measures. Luckily, you don’t need to make major sacrifices to do your best work. Instead of holding back, open your heart and let your love light shine.