Time spent away from loved ones need not necessarily be lonely. It gives you the chance to connect to your own deeper feelings and creative talents. Remember also that this temporary phase will soon be over. Get out in the swing of things where group efforts are concerned. Team relationships, whether at work or in leisure activities, are favoured. Creative colors are mixed hues and burnt toffee. Lucky numbers are 36 and 12.
Do the paperwork and sort out the budget. Then you will be in a better position to know exactly where you are, and what is the realistic surplus for spending. At home you should find that peace is more possible than it has been. You have a sense that worldly achievements and ambitions are less important than finding roots and security. It's a good time to entertain in your immediate surroundings. Beneficial colors are cherry and turquoise. Lucky numbers are 49 and 56.
Open a few windows, Gemini! Let a blast of fresh air blow through your life. If you accept some disruption, you will find new opportunities to live a different kind of lifestyle. It is difficult just now to settle into a steady work routine, or indeed to follow anyone else's instructions. Doing your own thing in an unusual setting will provide you with the adventure and stimulation you need. Adventurous colors are electric blue and red coral. Lucky numbers are 11 and 8.
With the Moon in your sign, your mind is merry and your imagination is active. Friends will aid you in your endeavors, but don't expect too much today, as the cosmic atmosphere is troubled. Shaky bonds will part company, but good bonds will strengthen. Empowering colors are flame and heather. Lucky numbers are 9 and 13.
Relationships with authority figures are affected by critical influences. These tend to show up flaws and inadequacies. With the marvellous Moon in your sign, self-discipline will create things that are more substantial. Learning the lessons of generosity may come hard at the moment, but they will pay off. Sadly, you may be shorter of money than you might like. Beneficial colors are cinnamon and khaki. Lucky numbers are 10 and 41.
With hotheaded Mars retro in Virgo, your chart area of home, family and domestic matters, it may be tricky to keep the peace. You may find that feelings of irritation and anger inside you start to well up. But look to the positive benefits of allowing these feelings to surface so that you can better understand them and let them clear out of your system once and for all. Favorable colors are amethyst and cranberry. Lucky numbers are 4 and 12.
Even if you are absolutely right in what you are thinking, it's still a great idea to keep an open mind. Control a tendency to be intense, even slightly obsessive. If you can be tolerant of other people's viewpoint, you will make progress faster. You provoke stronger reactions than usual in other people, either because they are seduced by your powerful charm or off-put by your obstinacy. Don't fight arguments to the bitter end. Appropriate colors are silver and saffron. Lucky numbers are 7 and 32.
Subtle hints of someone's unspoken needs are in the air. Make sure you're not co-opted into carrying everyone else's problems. Be more original and open to risks at work, otherwise you'll end up feeling stale and bored. Arguments with authority figures are likely if they try to tie you down. Remember, if you cling to security, life will force you to look squarely at the compromises you're making. Beneficial colors are toffee and rich wine. Lucky numbers are 73 and 4.
Other people will give helpful hints as you set your agenda for the coming month, so ask and it shall be given. It is not a good idea to make up your mind instantly until you have had a chance to discuss it with everyone. Listen carefully and sort out the ideas you have been given. Then when the time is right, you will know exactly what the options are and what is going to be practical and workable. Favorable colors are aquamarine and heather. Lucky numbers are 55 and 71.
Those new plans you have been mulling over in recent days can now be given a sensible push. It's a New Moon at the Equinox, so sort out your game plan for the next 12 months, but don't stop at thinking! Make some decisions and put them into action. This is a great time to start new projects, so use your initiative, imagination, drive and determination. You are a great starter, but not such a good finisher. Make the effort to be more disciplined. Beneficial colors are horse chestnut and claret. Lucky numbers are 25 and 4.
The Equinox throws your friendships and associations into focus. It turns your attention to your hopes and dreams. Are you finding fulfilment? Material rewards and tangible recognition for your efforts concern you in coming weeks. What (or who) do you need in your life to be a happy, productive individual? Avoid stubborn pride and arrogance, or risk straining relationships and affiliations. You can show generosity, integrity and inspiring leadership. Read more on the Equinox! Friendly colors are emerald and gold. Lucky numbers are 10 and 11.
Over the next few weeks there is safety and security in numbers, so don't fly solo or as part of a claustrophobic twosome. The Moon awakens Chiron, a great healer. This deep influence hides in the hurry and scurry of modern living. If you can connect to it you'll find not just that you feel physically better, but that you also have a deeper sense of meaning and purpose. Healing colors are pistachio and pink salmon. Lucky numbers are 11 and 29.
Feeling restless? Crank up a sense of get-up-and-go and go straight after what you want. You could be too reckless, while travelling, riding, or driving, so take care. You are boosted with dynamic energy, which needs to be sensitively channeled into work behind the scenes, such as helping or caring for others, or your own creative ventures. Determined colors are plum and butterscotch. Lucky numbers are 40 and 68.
Your wits are sharp and some interesting news could come from a surprising source. If anyone is low or crabby, you'll cheer them up in an instant. Friendships are under pressure with Mercury riding in reverse, but your talent for organizing an easy atmosphere at home helps everyone close to you. Appropriate colors are periwinkle and lime. Lucky numbers are 9 and 64.
What you secretly yearn for is to be applauded, dear Gemini. This is the peak time of the year for you where career or community activities are concerned. Suitable recognition is there as you strive to put your talents on display, so be sure to take that decisive step which would win the argument. Even so, you seem happy enough to hand over the credit to others. Auspicious colors are avocado and hyacinth. Lucky numbers are 41 and 58.
If you do feel a bit heavy, that just means you are being realistic and facing the bottom line. It could be dreary in some ways, and the planetary influences are not so good if you've got a lot of mental work to do, things that require disciplined thinking. That's because Merc has recently turned tail and this always throws you off pace. Take the time needed to make up your mind, because rushing things will generate errors. Favored colors are spearmint and hazelnut. Lucky numbers are 15 and 54.
Is your concentration wandering? Having to listen to feedback can be boring, especially with Merc in reverse gear, and you may say things that startle people, just to amuse yourself. However, there are points in the day when you need to get down to the nitty gritty and find long- term answers, especially to do with financial or emotional matters. What fundamental questions are you asking yourself? Beneficial colors are ivory and tan. Lucky numbers are 62 and 4.
With the Moon in your opposite sign, look to your other half in whatever you are doing, at home or at work. It is very much a togetherness kind of feeling, but also a bit insecure. I suppose you should give in for the sake of peace, quiet and support. Be kind and compassionate to those who are in need, even if those close find you evasive, uncertain and unrealistic. Compassionate colors are rye bread and tangerine. Lucky numbers are 72 and 69.
If you dig down into the depths of every situation that can make you see only the difficult side of life, remember there's also a bright side. Don't lose your sense of humor even if you are tackling rather serious matters. You have a sharp, fast moving mind now, but try to write things down since you can be absent-minded, forgetting your brilliant inspirations as soon as you have them. Advantageous colors are sable and yellow ochre. Lucky numbers are 77 and 10.
Mercury turns retrograde in your eleventh house of friends and associates today. The next three weeks may find you committing a few slips of the tongue, so practice keeping your peace as much as possible. You may find that if you spend more time listening than speaking, you will soon know which friends are true blue and which friends are fair weather. Read more on Mercury retrograde! Favorable colors are red and yellow. Lucky numbers are 11 and 22.
Chaos seems to bother you more than it usually does, dear Gemini. However, endless fussing about trivia and tiny details can get in the way of progress. Other people demand a lot of you, so watch you don't end up feeling like a martyr. Having to fit in all the time with other people's plans, whims and orders can be tedious. Do what makes you feel virtuous, but don't let other people push you around. Positive colors are rhodium and khaki. Lucky numbers are 40 and 38.
Long-running emotional relationships are shaken up, so if you're hanging on for security, be prepared. This lets a blast of fresh air blow through. It's time to push the limits in some way at work, or in your community activities. Try testing out new skills or techniques, rather than constantly fronting up to bosses or influential figures. Beneficial colors are hyacinth and golden syrup. Lucky numbers are 13 and 61.
You're likely to be busy with your mind on red alert. Buzzing around at speed, your tongue will also be moving rather quickly. You won't take kindly to those who tell you what to do, give you orders or crowd you. You need to muster up all your persuasive force and vigor. Persuasive colors are salmon and azure. Lucky numbers are 66 and 78.
Today's Full Moon encourages you to think carefully about your responsibilities over the next two weeks. You need to include your domestic duties as well as those you encounter in the outside world. Are you able to balance everything, or does it feel like a precarious juggling act in which you're in danger of dropping the ball? Start to make any adjustments that you think are necessary. Positive colors are burgundy and lavender. Lucky numbers are 4 and 22.
You need to draw back from work and ambition and consider your feelings, Gem. You really ought to stop letting your head overrule everything. Tuck yourself out of sight in familiar surroundings and be indulged. Even your own company will not be too much of a hardship for a short time. Even though your busy schedule will not allow you to play truant for long, you must take a break along the way, otherwise you'll get over-stretched. Beneficial colors are viridian and avocado. Lucky numbers are 26 and 42.
Are you feeling isolated or under-appreciated? There really is no need. Just enjoy this quiet time since it will not last long. Your role under current aspects is to be giving rather than receiving. Soon you will be dancing off in all directions at once and sudden events at home will keep you on your toes. Don't let them crowd you or try to cramp your style. Be free to suit yourself. Beneficial colors are amber and parchment. Lucky numbers are 17 and 6.
Your instincts and your intuition will be working well, so you will end up in the right place at the right moment, saying the right thing. However, as Venus heads behind the scenes to Taurus, romance becomes more secretive -- or relegated to the world of fantasy and dreams. False flattery or unworthy attentions may deceive you. Love relationships from the past can intrude. Resist a tendency to engage in self-pity. You can choose to ignore it by helping others less fortunate than yourself. Resourceful colors are tangerine and teal. Lucky numbers are 1 and 45.
As the day draws on, the lively Moon keeps you moving around a busy schedule, with more comings and goings, conversations, meetings and general chit chat than usual. You will be more aware of everyday contacts like neighbors, work mates, maybe even brothers and sisters. It's a real grasshopper mood just now. Communicative colors are cerise and yellow grapefruit. Lucky numbers are 3 and 48.
You will be sensitive to suffering and want to work behind the scenes to help or care for those who are needy. Avoid glossing over unpleasant realities of the past, but see only the best in those closely related to you. Keep thinking of ways to expand your intimate surroundings, to bring you more comfort and relaxation. Beneficial colors are charcoal and nutmeg. Lucky numbers are 35 and 12.
Mercury heads into your house of friends, hopes and wishes, which is a good thing, even though he is slowing and under cosmic pressure. Take the opportunity to express your own individuality and exert your personal influence. If you make use of the ideas of others, be sure you give them proper credit. Your creative input or the strength of character you express verbally can make a big difference in how well things turn out. Beneficial colors are rose quartz and mixed stripes. Lucky numbers are 23 and 47.
The marvellous Moon is buzzing in your sign, so you'll feel uplifted, with lots of things to say and do. Take especial care of yourself, with a hot bath and a little self-nurture. You might like to spend the day with family, enjoying the company of loved ones. Others may seek the stimulation of favourite company or activity. Whatever you do, do it with enthusiasm and vitality. Stimulating colors are vibrant blue and magenta. Lucky numbers are 17 and 25.