Astrologer Russell Grant looks at how lucky each Sun Sign will be throughout 2017 with a focus on specific dates and months:
Aries (Mar 21/Apr 20)
A financial, creative or emotional gamble could pay off handsomely on August 21st, thanks to a lucky Solar Eclipse. Be sure to roll the dice on this fateful day. From January through to early October, you’ll be very successful working with a partner. Teaming up with someone who has excellent social skills will work to your advantage. While they focus on attracting clients and improving customer relations, you should concentrate on generating sales. If you want to start your own business, it would be wise to form a partnership with someone with an impeccable reputation. After October 10th and through to the end of the year, you could receive several windfalls. An inheritance, insurance refund or legal settlement will allow you to finance a cherished dream. Use this extra money to travel, study or write. Going to an overseas university is also a possibility. Alternatively, your romantic partner could get a great job in a foreign country, prompting you to relocate. This grand adventure will strengthen your bond, drawing you closer together than ever before.
Taurus (Apr 21/May 21)
Tremendous luck will help improve your health in 2017, particularly between January and early October. Take this opportunity to get in shape, improve your diet and practise relaxation techniques. If you take good care of your body, you’ll feel energised and attractive. Your increased energy will attract a range of job opportunities. If you’ve been out of work, you’ll get at least one good job offer. A position involving writing, research or teaching could come your way in July. Accept this chance, as it will bring both intellectual stimulation and emotional fulfilment. In mid-October, your good fortune will take the form of a relationship. Teaming up with someone who knows your wants and wishes will put you in the path of love, money and creative fulfilment. If you work in an artistic field, you would be wise to find a talented agent, manager or editor. When you feel as if you’re out of your depth, don’t hesitate to hire a seasoned professional. You will benefit from their expertise so don’t begrudge them their fee.
Gemini (May 22/Jun 21)
You’ll have tremendous good fortune with creative pursuits during the first ten months of 2017. Whether you’re a performing artist, writer or craftsperson, you could make a lot of money from your talent. Take this opportunity to go on auditions, submit your work for publication or sell your handiwork. In mid-October, your health might well improve. This is a good time to improve your diet, get more exercise and practise relaxation techniques. If you’ve been dealing with a persistent ache or pain, a talented health professional can pinpoint the source of the trouble. Follow their advice to the letter. Ending a toxic relationship or leaving an oppressive work situation is also worth considering. Finding a better job will be easy between mid-October and the end of the year. Working unusual hours could be a good arrangement for you. Alternatively, you might get a job connected with the arts or linked to the environment. Pursue work that fills you with passion. Being excited to be doing a job you like will fire your energy and fuel your creativity.
Cancer (Jun 22/Jul 23)
Your home life could be a source of great joy and happiness between January and early October. Spending lots of time with your nearest and dearest will bring out the best in you. Hosting a family reunion or anniversary will be more fun than you think. If you want to move to a bigger or better place, this is the time to start looking around. You’ll be able to find somewhere at a reasonable price. Serendipity is at work as a generous or kind relative might be able to help financially. If you already love your abode, take this opportunity to do some home improvements that will increase the value of your property. You can also buy some beautiful furniture, prints and pictures. By mid-October, your good fortune will take the form of creativity. Developing your artistic talent will give you an attractive glow that’s hard to resist. If you’re single, you won’t be for long. Have fun playing the field. You’ll have a choice of several admirers. Choose the one that admires and fires your imagination. You’ll benefit from having a creative cheerleader.
Leo (Jul 24/Aug 23)
Providence could prompt you to further your education between January and early October. Taking a stimulating course will put you in touch with some interesting individuals. It will also make you rethink your aims and aspirations. You might decide to pursue a career as a self-employed freelancer. Learning a foreign language or mastering a musical instrument is also a possibility. By mid-October, your good fortune will focus on the home front. Acquiring or renting a new property could be on the cards. Look into every nook-and-cranny for a down payment. Alternatively, you could come into an inheritance. Be sure to attend a family get together. You’ll have a wonderfully nostalgic time connecting with relatives and remembering old times. News of an engagement, marriage or pregnancy will bring everybody together in a spirit of harmony. If you’ve been having problems with one of the family, you’ll have a chance to repair the relationship during the final three months of the year. Extend a tentative olive branch and you won’t be disappointed.
Virgo (Aug 24/Sep 23)
You will have plenty of opportunities to increase your income between January and early October. If you want a better paid position, you should be able to find one with relative ease. Work related to property, public relations and the law should be especially lucrative. A welcome gift or bonus could also come your way during this period. You should follow up a chance to study in the autumn. If you hear about an exciting course, sign up immediately. Don’t lose a chance to fulfil your destiny. The knowledge you acquire will be useful, both professionally and personally. Not only will you be able to use your newfound skills to find work, but you’ll also make some really great friends amongst your fellow students. A series of short trips will keep you on the move during the last three months of the year. You’ll enjoy these changes of scenery. If you need a new car, buy one between mid-October and late November. You’ll find a reasonable model that serves you well and gives little trouble, especially if you go for an extended warranty.
Libra (Sep 24/Oct 23)
You are brimming with self-confidence, wit and charm, especially from January through to early October. Attracting love, abundance and creative fulfilment will be easy. Are you looking for romance? Would be admirers will beat a path to your door. Choose an offbeat rebel who helps you loosen up. If you’ve ever wanted to start a business, this is a fantastic time to set the wheels in motion. Having a distinctive logo will attract customers to your door. It’s important to offer distinctive products and services that are a reflection of your own values. When it comes to artistic pursuits, this is the ideal time to go on auditions, submit work for publication or sell your handiwork. By mid-October, your income will increase significantly. Making money from creative pursuits is a strong possibility. Alternatively, you could land a lucrative job with significant benefits. Be sure to take advantage of a generous retirement package or profit-sharing scheme. Use this period of prosperity to build your own little nest egg. Have a cash reserve means you can do the sort of things you want to do without having to watch every penny and that will give you the freedom and independence you crave.
Scorpio (Oct 24/Nov 22)
Good fortune suffuses the spiritual side of life from January to early October. Converting to a different religion, forging new cultural links, taking up an esoteric interest or communing with nature will help you transcend the everyday mundane problems of life that cause stress. Donating your time or money to a charity will also result in lucky breaks for you. You could find love while working at a fundraiser or get offered a job while volunteering at an animal shelter. By the middle of October, you’ll have an opportunity to showcase your talent. If you’re in the performing arts be sure to go on auditions. You could be given a role of a lifetime. Are you a writer? Submit your work for publication. Are you into arts and crafts? Show your work to a boutique owner who sells handcrafted merchandise. Going into business for yourself will also be successful, especially if you put a personal stamp on your work. Prepare for your star to rise between mid-October and the end of the year, when people will be highly appreciative of your unique talents.
Sagittarius (Nov 23/Dec 21)
Your social network will bring a plethora of opportunities from January right through to early October. Whether you want to find love, get a job or sell a property, you should spread the word among friends. Someone will be able to connect you with the perfect option to meet your needs. If you get a chance to lead a large group, take it. Not only will you gain valuable experience, you’ll also be able to use this position as a springboard to bigger and better things. Attend as many parties, casual get-togethers and professional conferences as possible during this period. You’re sure to make friends with influential people. By mid-October the focus will be on your private life. Solitary pursuits like reading and writing will be therapeutic. You’ll gain a stronger sense of yourself by listening to your intuition. By carving out more private time, you’ll be able to develop a writing project or embark on a spiritual journey. There’s every chance you will go on a solitary holiday during the final three months of the year.
Capricorn (Dec 22/Jan 20)
There’s good luck in your professional life between January and early October. Go for a promotion, start a business or assume more responsibility. You’ll impress both your peers and superiors during this golden time. If you are an artist, this would be an ideal time to put your work on display. Never turn away an opportunity to stand in the spotlight. You’ll get a receptive audience wherever you go. By mid-October, the importance of work will recede and you’ll be able to pour more energy into your social life. Fulfilling a childhood dream is a strong possibility during the final three months of the year. Turn to influential friends for help with this goal. You’ll be surrounded by supportive people who only want the best for you. Expanding your social circle is always a good idea so be sure to attend as many gatherings and professional conferences as possible as the year draws to a close. You could meet someone who will have a pivotal effect on your life at a festive holiday party.
Aquarius (Jan 21/Feb 19)
2017 brings a chance to travel, write and study extensively throughout the first nine months of the year. Be sure to schedule at least one long distance journey between January and early October. Visiting a country that has fascinated you since childhood will attract love and prosperity. By mid-October, you’ll be very busy with work. You’ll have a wonderful chance to climb the ladder to success. Someone in the career structure will be preparing to retire, leaving a space for you to occupy. You’ll have to work hard to win this position, but don’t worry. Your energy and enthusiasm will take you far. If you have your own business, you’ll have one of your best years ever. The secret to your success will be offering rewards to repeat customers. Offering discounted products and services to the public dramatically increase profits. If you play your cards right, you’ll be able to open additional outlets or expand your offerings. Your methods will be so innovative that they’ll attract the attention of the people who matter. You may be interested in taking up a position in your local or even national media.
Pisces (Feb 20/Mar 20)
A run of good luck will come through your best friend, romantic partner or business contacts between January and early October. Whether you’re invited to go on a vacation, a lavish shopping trip or an impressive professional conference, you should say “YES!” With the February Eclipse in your sign the Universe is poised to reward you for all the generosity and kindness you’ve bestowed on others. Don’t turn your back on these rewards. By mid-October, serendipity will take the form of mind expanding and horizon widening activities. Getting an advanced degree, publishing a compelling piece of writing and travelling the world are all possibilities. Legal matters could also go well for you, as long as you conduct yourself with integrity. If you have a chance to settle a case out of court, do it. Resolving this matter will leave you free to pursue the activities and relationships you love. Exploring your spiritual side is sure to bring you great happiness. This can involve anything from converting to a different religion, communing with nature or taking up a devotional practice. Try connecting with those things that make life meaningful for you on a daily basis.
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