Your daily Horoscope: 30 July 2016

ARIES (March 21 – April 20):

Don’t push yourself too hard this weekend. You may think that you need to pick up speed a bit but the planets tell a different story. Find ways to share your workload with partners and colleagues. They will help if you ask them nicely.

TAURUS (April 21 – May 21):

As Mercury, planet of the mind, moves into the most dynamic area of your chart this weekend you must focus all your energy – mental, physical and emotional – on creative and artistic activities. The world is about to recognize your talent.

GEMINI (May 22 – June 21):

If you can’t get the better of an argument maybe it is because your opinions are not as good as you thought they were. The fact of the matter is you have lost your way intellectually, so be ready to admit you got it wrong.

CANCER (June 22 – July 23):

Not everyone can live up to your high standards Cancer, so try to resist making a fuss if someone falls short of what you expected of them this weekend. They are more likely to respond to words of encouragement than they are to criticism.

LEO (July 24 – Aug. 23):

Be positive in everything you do and pay attention only to those things that matter to you. If you let your mind wander over the next 48 hours you will lose focus and maybe lose out financially too. Concentrate on essentials.

VIRGO (Aug. 24 – Sept. 23):

Mercury, planet of the mind, moves into your birth sign today, enabling you to see just how much time and energy you have wasted on issues that are of no relevance to your long-term goals. What will you do to make up for it?

LIBRA (Sept. 24 – Oct. 23):

Mind planet Mercury moves into the most sensitive area of your chart this weekend, so you may be a bit more subdued than usual. You will still go to parties, of course, but on an inner level some serious questions need to be answered.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24 – Nov. 22):

You are not usually the forgiving sort but as from today you will take a more relaxed attitude towards people who think, feel and act in ways you don’t understand. Maybe, just maybe, you are beginning to accept it takes all sorts to make a world.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 – Dec. 21):

This is an important time for your career. As communications planet Mercury moves into the area of your chart that governs your professional status this weekend you can and you must make a good impression on employers and other authority figures.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 – Jan. 20):

Over the next few days you will find that your thinking takes on a deeper dimension, especially if you have been overly concerned with superficial things in recent weeks. You will also find you worry less about money and material things.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 – Feb. 19):

You may be tempted to tell others what you think they want to hear this weekend but is that such a good idea? The planets urge you to tell them the truth, no matter how much you think it might hurt them. They can take it, they’re grown-ups.

PISCES (Feb. 20 – Mar. 20):

If you have fallen out with someone close you must kiss and make up over the next 48 hours. Don’t worry, you will find just the right words to convey how much you regret any misunderstandings. They will be happy to say sorry too.