Horoscopes for May 2017

Organized according to traditional Astrological readings, with the dates in parentheses reflecting the inclusion of Ophiuchus, the newest zodiac sign as discovered by NASA


CapricornDec. 22 to Jan. 19 (Jan. 21 to Feb. 16) – Some surprises are in store this month. Some of your big plans will spring into action. Be bold and strategic. Slow down and focus on the tasks you have been given. Don’t overcommit to too many ideas. Dreams are coming true this year. Be careful this month: people are overly emotional and things could get blown out of proportion.

AquariusJan. 20 to Feb. 18 (Feb. 17 to March 11) – Avoid the urge to make hasty decisions this week. Your instincts are on point this month when you have a hunch and you think you should take immediate action. Don’t: take a look at the big picture before you do anything. This month will open your mind to some new possibilities.

PiscesFeb. 19 to March 20 (March 12 to April 18) – Go slow and steady this month. It’s a good time for socializing, and you could meet new friends who will be important. You may have to rework or take another look at a big project. Look at it as a chance for improvement. This month could make you feel drained, so make sure you take care of yourself.

AriesMarch 21 to April 20 (April 19 to May 13) – You could be getting some mixed messages this week. This month will be epic for dreaming big. Some dreams you had might be coming true. Soon, you might have to rethink some of your dreams and goals. Make them more practical so they can come true. This month brings you more confidence and optimism. You could also meet someone special. Make sure you take this month slow and steady.

TaurusApril 21 to May 21 (May 14 to June 21) – This month is full of meaningful breakthroughs and epiphanies. This time period is an epic opportunity to make big changes or decisions. Make sure you trust your gut: it will help you along the way. This month will be your most organized month. Troubled friendships or relationships are being put to the test. Make sure that trust has actually been earned and that you are not just being played.

GeminiMay 22 to June 20 (June 22 to July 20) – This month is about rethinking both relationship and work matters. This time will help you trust your instincts better. Think about past relationships and what you want in the future. You could meet someone new and exciting through friends. This month is a great socializing month, so don’t waste it. By the end, reality will strike and remind you that life isn’t just a fairy tale.

CancerJune 21 to July 22 (July 21 to Aug. 10) – This month is full of smoke and mirrors and mixed messages. This time is great for relationships, so get out and have fun. Reality starts to sink in when your dreams for life turn out to be harder than you expected. You will also have a lot of enthusiasm for this month, so use it to your advantage. You will find out that an opportunity isn’t what you thought it would be.

LeoJuly 23 to Aug. 22 (Aug. 11 to Sept. 16) – It’s important to balance enthusiasm and practicality this month. So much of what you worked for is seen and admired by others this month. Big opportunities or changes could be in stock for you. You are going to have to slow down in order to have your dreams come true. Be cautious when it comes to the details, especially when they matter most.

VirgoAug. 23 to Sept. 22 (Sept. 17 to Oct. 30) – Practice cautious optimism this month. Your personal relationships have been changing over the past few weeks. Some of this confusion could start to go away. Creative matters shine and will help you share your ideas with the world. Love is confusing this month, so make sure you use your instincts and read between the lines.

LibraSept. 23 to Oct. 22 (Oct. 31 to Nov. 23) – Resist the urge to rush or get ahead of yourself this month. You need to gather more information and feel out all of your options before you make decisions. This moment is a prime time to meet new people, so be excited and have fun. Make sure you have all the facts before you agree to doing anything.

ScorpioOct. 23 to Nov. 21 (Nov. 24 to Nov. 29 ) – Start to cement personal and professional relationships. Go out and have fun this month. Be careful, as things can happen on a short notice. Some exciting news may arrive out of the blue, so be ready to celebrate. Things could get more complicated than they first appear, so go slowly.

(OphiuchusNov. 30 to Dec. 17 )- Keep yourself and your heart under wraps. This is your month, if you are looking for relationships. Be careful and make sure you have all your facts before you let someone steal your heart. This month is gonna make you feel refreshed and empowered. Use this time to your advantage, and let people know who you are.

SagittariusNov. 22 to Dec. 21 (Dec. 18 to Jan. 20) – There may be a good amount of drama this month. Events will derail anything exciting you have planned for awhile, but don’t worry: your energy will be back in no time. The rest of this month should be full of optimism and energy. This time period could introduce you to new love interests, but be cautious when it comes to your heart.