Horoscope for October 9
October 9, 2010
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — It can be an asset to know when to be quiet and when to be assertive, without carrying either to extremes. You'll get an opportunity to show if you understand when each should be applied.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Take care not to overreact if and when things don't go your way. People are used to your easygoing ways and won't know how to react to an aggressive you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Embers of emotion are be smoldering within you, like crumbs at the bottom of a toaster oven. Because you're not used to being in such a state, you must be careful not to trigger any unsightly reaction.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Understand that what is of significance to you might not be as important to the friends you'll be hanging with. A bit of give-and-take will need to take place.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Listen to what others have to say, but don't discount your own thinking as to how certain collective goals can be achieved. Morsels of good lurk in what each has to say.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — To your credit, you won't waste time with the small stuff. You'll spend your time on what is most important to you, and what holds the most potential for bearing sweet, sweet fruit.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Now is the time to meet with those who can help you resolve a problem concerning your commercial affairs. Chances are, people will be more reasonable and accommodating.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Although you usually prefer to work alone, you'll be far more effective working in unison with others. Don't be too quick to turn down any offer of teaming up with co-workers.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Get all those neglected chores out of the way, if you have a chance of doing so. The good that working with a clean slate will do for you down the line cannot be measured in time and money, only in relief.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Although generally you might not be much of a risk-taker, it might be worth it if conditions dictate that you throw caution to the wind. Sometimes it pays to be bold, robust and flavorful.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Both walking softly and carrying a big stick might be called for when dealing with a temperamental family member. Be patient with this person's problem, but firm about not letting it get out of control.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — To your credit, you'll be quite effective in situations that could easily spin into chaos. Because you'll know when to speak up and when not to shake the shack, you'll get things resolved quite nicely.