Find out what destiny holds for you for the rest of the month.

LEO (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

You can sit back and relax as life is coming to you at present. Avoid being arrogant though, as that is the quickest way to ensure your own downfall. Decisions affecting your home life need some serious attention around the 25th.

This month’s memo: To renovate or to sell?

Birthday wish: to be made to feel special


VIRGO (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

If it seems that everybody around you is having a ball and you’re not, perhaps you’re not keeping the right company. Surround yourself with like-minded people, even if you’re being accused of not having a sense of humour.

This month’s memo: Always be yourself.


LIBRA (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

Your social life is going from strength to strength and your only worry seems to be whether you have enough variety in your wardrobe. As temping as it is to spend more than you have, you will only be hoodwinking yourself.

This month’s memo:  Stick to a strict budget.


SCORPIO (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You are ambitious and driven this month. Apply yourself in a focused manner, so that you can get going with those big plans that you have. This is quite a lucky and expansive time for your business or career, make the most of it.

This month’s memo:  Anticipate sweat and hard work.


SAGITTARIUS (22 Nov — 21 Dec)

If you’re planning a surprise for someone keep tight lipped, as it’s not in your nature to be secretive. Anything related to travel and leisure appears to be working in your favour right now.

This month’s memo:  The fun is in the planning.


CAPRICORN (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

A burden shared is a burden halved, especially when it comes to moneyt. This is an excellent time to reassess your financial and emotional ties with others. Stop always having to carry the can.

This month’s memo:  You too have rights.


AQUARIUS (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Who would have thought that love and relating can be such a happy place for you to be? That alone is reason enough to open your heart and express your deepest feelings for someone. Work remains stressful, don’t kid yourself.

This month’s memo:  Practice what you preach.


PISCES (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

The vibe at work is getting better and better, so right now you ought to have no complaints about not getting job satisfaction. But realise that life happens in cycles, so accept that things may be tough in other areas.

This month’s memo: Relax.


ARIES (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

You are having fun and how it shows. Whether you’re partying with the usual crowd or someone special, life is good at present. Be aware though that developments around the 25th could be a strain, especially financially.

This month’s memo: Do a reality check.


TAURUS (Apr 20 – May 20)

You might feel as if your partner is stifling you at present, but this is probably not a bad thing. He seems to be the one applying the brakes and setting the boundaries. Learn how to manoeuvre within this.

This month’s memo: Accept guidance from others.


GEMINI (May 21 – Jun 20)

If your work has become tedious you’ll know it’s time that you start planning your next career move. This is a fabulous time for acquiring new skills, and you don’t even have to think about it.

This month’s memo: Rekindle your passion.


CANCER (Jun 21 – Jul 22)

It would be all too easy to become wasteful with money. Try not to forget what it feels like to stretch what you have. A problem with a younger person is worrying. Make sure you address it.

This month’s memo: Face facts.


Horoscopes: Petra du Preez | Illustration: Kirsten Sims