Horoscope for May 16, 2014

Today’s Birthday (05/16/14). Partnerships and networks power you ahead this year. Review, tweak and refine your master plan for a big launch after summer. Let go of what no longer serves to lighten your load. Home draws you in after Jupiter enters Leo (July 16). Autumn eclipses illuminate a phase of revelatory introspection, impacting partnerships. Get clear on what’s most important. Aim for that passionately.


To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19) —

Today is an 8 — Review the money situation. Think before you speak. An argument, conflict of interest, or complication could arise in communications. Explain later. Call if you’ll be late, and don’t miss family obligations. Peace and quiet allows increased productivity. Find a shady spot and get into a good book.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Astute financial management serves you well. Avoid silly arguments and gossip. Overlook an inconsiderate remark. Try not to provoke jealousies. Tackled details tasks, and double-check the data. If you’re not persuaded, keep researching. Send thank you notes and complete old projects.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is an 8 — Crossed communications cables could mix up the message. Have patience with partners. It’s a mistake to think you’re the smartest. List your concerns and express them later. Stick to the rules you’ve agreed on. The action’s behind the scenes. Distribute resources carefully. Save more than you spend.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 7 — Respond to queries quickly to avoid misunderstandings at work. Be gracious to someone who’s not. New information threatens old assumptions. Group activities could interfere with family time. Focus on providing excellent service without compromising your health. Take time for exercise, good food and rest.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Talk it over with a female. Don’t let a miscommunication spoil the fun. You can work it out. Listen to what others want. Write a love poem. Stick to your budget. Practice to hone your skills, and play like a child. Press mentions are favorable.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Anticipate change. Meditate on it. Wait until the dust clears to make your move. Pay old debts before incurring new. Give up something you don’t need. Avoid a scheduling conflict by reviewing plans down to the smallest detail. Quiet time at home satisfies.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Fiery sparks in partnerships could arise, and impulsive words and actions could backfire. Take it easy and handle mundane tasks today, rather than making big decisions or holding important meetings. Peace and solitude provide productive respite. Relax.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Maintain your poker face, and don’t reveal your hand. The kitty’s getting fat. Plan moves before acting. Provide facts. Heed critics, and address their concerns directly. Your words may fall on deaf ears. Don’t get intimidated, or give away your advantage. Replace what you left behind.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Stay quiet and listen to minimize delay and confusion, especially regarding a controversy. Record an event for posterity. Watch out for hidden agendas. Hold onto what you have, although you can change decisions already made. Take the student role, and proceed with confidence.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 7 — Solitude and contemplation suit you fine. You have plenty going on. Follow through on a project. Don’t believe everything you hear, and avoid someone else’s argument. Stay sensitive to a loved one’s wishes, and listen carefully when others speak. Your curiosity makes you quite attractive.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — Be careful not to double-book with friends. You can’t be two places at the same time. It’s not a good time to shop or spend. Listen carefully, and keep your wits about you. Stay away from rumors, gossip and controversy. Get into a creative project. Tone trumps content.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 7 — It’s easier to concentrate. In practical discussions, explain carefully to avoid repetition. State your position clearly. There could be a test. Maintain objectivity, and don’t talk about it yet, except with a trusted expert. Review the information, and take charge. Sign on the dotted line