HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHIS (101819)
ARIES (March 21-April 19). If it’s difficult to find things to appreciate in those around you, then you might be in the wrong crowd. There is no good reason you shouldn’t be around people whose qualities you admire.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Get some altitude; you’ll learn a lot when you go where the view is. Once you see a problem from the top, you’ll know how to solve it. But you can’t do it from there. You have to go back down and solve it on the ground.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Life is messy. So when you embrace life, don’t be surprised when you come away with a few stains on your shirt. This is just evidence that life embraced you back.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Those who act the most confident may be the most insecure. The truly secure don’t usually see the point in drawing attention to themselves, as they’re too busy just doing what comes naturally.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). A secret is a powerful thing that, like all powerful things, has an impact. Keep it to yourself with a sparkle in your eye and its impact is charismatic. Keep it to yourself with shame and its impact is a gravitational pull on your spirit.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Instead of trying to force yourself to be nicer, find more reasons to be cheerful. And when you succumb to negativity, you’ll find reasons to be there, too.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Get in the mix however you can — as a volunteer, an intern or just as an unqualified person doing a job for free. Even if you mess up a lot, you’ll be better off than you would be paying for a class or experience.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Focus your attention on the one area of your life that, if changed, would favorably touch every other area of your life. Tonight will be a particularly fantastic time for introspection and planning.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You know what you want, and you’ve already committed, but when it’s time to actually put this in motion, your brain will object with the most interesting excuses. Don’t give it the chance. Act first; think later.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). A sentimental mood makes the passage of time a little blurry. And, if so inclined, you’ll find that you can move fluidly to a feeling you had in the distant past.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Though you feel it’s not as important to air your feelings as it is to reconcile them within yourself, much will depend on your company. Only your nearest and dearest will get the full picture and even then, only in small doses.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Repairs will be necessary. Don’t waste time with amateurs including yourself. Likely, this is beyond your scope of expertise, and you probably don’t have the tools to do it the right way. Use the best professional you can afford.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct.18). Twice this solar year, you’ll be on the receiving end of an expansive gesture from the universe — a prize, or money in the mailbox. Even so, it’s small treats along the way that make you happiest. Highlights include delightful social plans, a game you stumble into and time in gorgeous scenery. Aries and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 15, 9, 37 and 11.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Cancer moon glows with Libra’s solar love light this weekend to form a glad union for this couple. What these signs have in common is excellent taste and a respectful approach to partnership. Libra motivates Cancer to get out in the world to connect, as one person can’t be the end-all-be-all for another. Cancer helps Libra appreciate the sanctity of home, which will become a temple to their love.