Brain power. Thanks to Mercury, you can reshape relationships and save some money with a little thinking. Those super-charged synapses can also help you heal old emotional wounds. In July, someone close needs your financial advice. Give. Just don't sacrifice time you had set aside for outdoor fun. Life at home in August will get even better if you can find a compromise between realistic desires and what you really want.
Cancer: June 21 to
Fear not. In June, a friend can end your jitters. Reading will help, too. To solve a relationship problem, give a lover the same freedom to screw up that you give your closest friends. End June by starting to teach, mentor or write. You've got a great piece of wisdom to offer; July could be more profitable if you do. In August, return to your social roots. If you're traveling to visit old friends, good times will outweigh travel delays.
Leo: July 23 to
The troubles you need. Every favor from a friend will come with a problem attached. However, problems can be fixed with a little courage and no fear. Your love life? This summer, there's nothing sexier than self-confidence. In July, think of more work as more chances to show how good you are. People are watching. Also in the mid-summer month: You can have freedom and a close relationship -- if you give up a little of both. In August, look for money-making opportunities. Someone older than you will steer you in the right direction.
Virgo: August 23 to
Nesting. Don't fight domestic feelings in June. The moon is shining on your decorating and renovating talents. To win in the house and in love, don't let minor troubles distract you from major goals. In July, be prepared to defend a loved one. Also be ready for people to see changes in you. In August, be all talk and no writing. Choose late-summer friends carefully. Those friendships are due to last a lifetime.
Libra: September 23 to October 22
Lonely at the end of the rainbow? In June, travel will help you make money, but it won't bring you love. So surround yourself with women, then focus your business senses. Want to be in the midst of the best parties in July? Stay home and invite friends. Just hide your DVDs and check the smoke alarm. In August, seek a friend's help. You don't have to be afraid anymore. Your friend can help you see that.
Scorpio: October 23 to November 21
Bank on it. Skip the new Tevas or Toyota. Save and invest in June. This will give you the security you'll need later this summer. Ready to get over something that really shouldn't bother you anymore? In July, someone close to you hopes so. This summer, love, lust and lasciviousness are hottest from the neck up. Smile. Flirt. Talk dirty. Going overseas in July or August? Look for love and opportunities to make money. Staying home? Include foreigners in your affairs.
Sagittarius: November 22 to December 21
What are friends for? In June, let them play Cupid. Does someone have the perfect spot for a romantic escape? Can you borrow it? Go. Then spend one-on-one time getting to know the person you took with you. Be patient in July. Then Saturn can help with any love or legal problems. Don't worry about your social life or career in August. You've got Mercury in your corner. Save money this summer. There's a major spending opportunity looming in the fall.
Capricorn: December 22 to January 19
Grow up! Your charms can draw favors from friends. Those favors might help at work, but they won't resolve serious troubles. You'll find those solutions in books and magazines. As for romance, show maturity and you'll get love in return. Make your announcement in July. You know what you want -- now tell the world. In August, follow Kerouac and Steinbeck into road scholarship. You might find yourself. Relationship? It gets more serious when summer ends.
Aquarius: January 20 to February 18
It's all in your head. Drop old emotional hangups. Then you can really enjoy being a mental hottie. That's right. It doesn't matter how you look or what you wear. This summer, people are totally turned on by your mind. Your verbal striptease? Talk about philosophy, religion, art, music or books. Work may pile on in July, but you've got the power. Can you handle a more intense relationship? Somebody hopes so. Spend August prepping for September. Rest. Study. Plot the months ahead. But don't make a move until after Labor Day.
Pisces: February 19 to March 20
Trendy or timeless? Resist the urge to reinvent your surroundings in June. By July, all of June's great-but-conflicting ideas will come together in unexpected ways. In July, don't be offended by friends' comments. Your pals know what needs to be said, but might not know how to say it. Are you certain they're wrong? This summer, avoid scary-fun romances. In August, a love note could get you into trouble -- so whisper, but don't write.
Aries: March 21 to
One neighbor (or relative) is a crowd. How do you get away from someone who's grinding on your emotions? By car, mountain bike, plane, bus, rollerblades. The moon's got you itching for a trip. If you can't get away, get together with male friends. Home life improves in July, especially if you improve your home. Your love life improves when you figure out how you can keep a lover without losing a friend. In August, pair naked ambition with a dose of compassion. You can get what you want without trampling people who get in your way.