Wednesday, 26 July 2017

There's multi-tasking and there's running around like a headless chicken. Are you sure you know the difference? Some of the stuff you're fussing over really isn't worth that much of your attention. You might need to establish some priorities if you want to avoid getting burned out. Find astrologer Yasmin Boland on Instagram here.

Week beginning Monday, 24 July 2017

Did you know that Cancerians are renowned for being good with money? You will often find Crabs with a nice little stockpile of spare cash saved for a rainy day. This is the week (and month) to get all those good money habits in place and working. You are getting the first of two consecutive New Moons in your Money Zone this week, so you can have a financial restart. Start over, the way you mean to go on from here. For more info about your week, call our Angel Card line: 1900 999 888

Month of July

Of course you know what you're doing. And of course you're important. But try as you might, you'll never manage to rule the world. The issue is that other people are important too, and you can't always make them do everything in precisely the way you want. Nor should you try. Some things matter, other things less so. Choose your battles wisely.

When it comes to your love life, you tend to keep your yearnings to yourself. After all, it could be embarrassing if you came right out and said what you feel. The problem is that it's frustratiing when people fail to guess what you feel. It's worth being a teensy bit more upfront.

The ability to be practical when it comes to money will help mid-month when you have to deal with an unexpected emergency. It might effort, but you can stop yourself from doing the first thing that comes into your head. It may turn out that you'd got it right to start with, but taking a moment or two to think things through will allow you to know that with certainty.

And when you know you're right, you know you're right. There aren't two ways about it. Be prepared to stand up for yourself in the latter part of July if you're challenged. When it comes down to it, you need to do what makes you feel comfortable. That might mean digging your heels in if someone tries to get you to act in a way that makes you feel insecure. If you explain yourself with a smile on your face, it shouldn't be a problem.

How many times have you read what it means to be a Cancerian and wondered why it doesn't feel 100% right? The thing is that over the years, Cancerians have been drawn and redrawn as homebodies who want to cook by day and tend the kids by night and pretty much do nothing else. What a load of tosh! In between the baking and the child raising you are one of the most dynamic signs of the zodiac.

The reason behind your Home In The Little House On The Prairie- reputation is that you are intuitive - thanks to the fact you are ruled by the Moon. Add that to being kind-hearted (as most Cancerians are) and of course you pick up on others' feelings and then want to nurture those in need! This tendency to nurture others usually means you feed them. You listen to them. You get to see a passing parade of people through your life, all wanting some TLC. They come over for coffee and a chat with someone who makes them feel safe and you get another chance to Do Your Thing and care for them. Polish that halo. But we also know you have plenty more sides toyour personality.

Family and friends are important to you and you build a nest for your loved ones that only a fool thinks he or she could penetrate. Yes, you like to nurture others, but not because you're some rosy-cheeked old Granny-type in an apron. You also nurture because Cancer is an uber feminine sign (ruled by the Moon), and nurturing is part of the whole feminine thang.

What a lot of people don't mention is that Cancer is also associated with Diana, the Huntress. Far from being an old Granny-type, Diana the Huntress was a fabulous, go-ahead woman (who may or may not have liked to cook pig-on-a-spit for her beloveds).

Cancerians are often told that they are moody, and this is, or isn't true, depending on your definition of the word moody. If you take moody to mean frequent bad moods, it's not true. But if you take it to mean changing attitudes and moods, it is. Yes, being Moon-ruled means that as La Luna passes through all the signs of the zodiac each month - spending around two and a half days in each sign - you pick up on her vibe much more than most. A Gemini Moon? Chat, chat, chat. A Pisces Moon? Break out the wine and tell me a romantic story.

A tendency to cling to the past is one of the pitfalls Cancerians have to avoid. Times move on and things change - accepting this is one of the Cancerians' challenges. Being tenacious is one thing, clinging on when you know it's all said and done is another. Cancerians are also renowned for having the same hard exterior and soft interior of their symbol, the Crab. Fine but make sure you do let others know when you are feeling vulnerable - that is one of the keys to happiness for you.

What you need more than anything and more than most people is a sense of security. If you read advice written by astrologers to people romancing Cancerians, your lovers are usually advised to reassure you that they love you at least once a day, preferably 10 times. And yet, though you love to love and you love to nurture, you are often repelled by overly-needy people, almost as though you prefer to chose who you assist. But assist you do. No matter what your sex, you tend to have loads of female friends, and you mother most of them, just as you also mother your lover. Just remember to allow others to look after you, too.

Like they Tarot card of The Moon, you're quite enigmatic. Work it, Cancer, work it!