Daily horoscopes: September 5, 2017


(March 20 – April 19):

Are you working hard or just working hard at working hard?  There’s a difference.  Review your performance and you’ll find ways to streamline commitments and economize efforts.


(April 20 – May 20):

Getting a second opinion results in you breathing a sigh of relief. Either the news isn’t so bad or the cost will be lower than anticipated.


(May 21 – June 20):

Mars in Virgo for the next 6 ½ weeks shows you and a loved one locking horns.  This person is voicing criticisms you need to hear.


(June 21 – July 21):

The Stars are giving you an “out.” You would be wise to take it.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

Mercury out of retrograde gives you a rare chance for a do-over. This time you’ll do what should have been done all along.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

Mars in Virgo for 6 ½ weeks makes you disciplined and focused.  This is the time to push yourself harder than you have in a while.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

Carefully assess which battles are worth taking on and which ones to skip.  You don’t want to be fighting on several fronts at once.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

How can you go through months of no activity and then suddenly be deluged with umpteen concerns at once?  Welcome to Mars in multi-task Virgo.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

You’re entering an industrious period, but avoid beginning anything you can’t finish.  Only take on short-term projects over the next 6 ½  weeks.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

You’ve played it safe for a while, so why not take a few risks?  You can’t expect to grow in new directions if you always do things by rote.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

Just when you’ve given up hope you receive news that boosts your spirits. This concerns something that was overlooked the first time. It could be a technicality or a neglected detail.


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

A relationship enters a stormy period.  This forces you to get to the bottom of what ails.  It may also serve to rekindle a smoldering passion.