Libra (Sep 24 - Oct 23)

You may not hear what you want to hear but you will hear something that helps you see things as they are rather than how you would like them to be. Only then can you make a positive decision about a family issue that has been causing you endless sleepless nights.

Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 22)

You don’t alter your convictions often but when you do you go all the way. So today’s aspect between your joint rulers Mars and Pluto could unsettle partners and loved ones. Reassure them that your change in attitude will in no way affect your relationships.

Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21)

You like to have your own way and this week you will insist on it as obsessive Pluto is energised by forceful Mars. Employers and other important people will favour you but it is essential they don’t fear you, so don’t be too assertive or aggressive.

Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 20)

Wherever you go and whatever you do this week you will carry with you an aura of authority and command. With Pluto in your sign you must be dominant, you must be top dog, but you won’t have to try too hard. Others will sense you mean business.

Aquarius (Jan 21 - Feb 19)

There may be several convincing reasons for not following a course of action but there is one overwhelmingly good one why you must – even if, deep down, you are not entirely certain you are up to the job. You are, but you won’t know for sure until you give it a go.

Pisces (Feb 20 - Mar 20)

With romantic Venus and passionate Mars in your opposite sign allied to compulsive Pluto, logic simply won’t come into it. Your heart will rule your head this week and you may take the kind of risks you normally avoid. Don’t worry – the planets are on your side.

Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)

Your influence will greatly increase this week but so too will your responsibilities – you can’t have one without the other. If you are happy with this situation, fine, but if you fear you will be unable to meet your new obligations it might be wise to decline what is about to be offered.

Taurus (Apr 21 - May 21)

If you proceed with quiet determination and refuse to be provoked by those who lack your wisdom and understanding, then there is just no way your plans can be thwarted. The winning cards are all in your hand – all you have to do is play them in the right way at the right time.

Gemini (May 22 - Jun 21)

It may feel as if you are at the mercy of events and, to a certain extent, you are. But before the week is over you will realise that what seems painful now will do you the world of good in the long term. Even Geminis need a helping hand occasionally, whether they want it – or not.

Cancer (Jun 22 - Jul 23)

The best way to help others this week is to help yourself. This is not an invitation to be self-centred, merely to recognise that if you want others to be happy with what you are doing then you must be happy with it yourself. You have all the celestial help you need – don’t be afraid to use it.

Leo (Jul 24 - Aug 23)

You know what you can do. You know you are as good as, if not better than, your rivals. So why do you still hesitate to start something you know will transform your life for the better? Yes, it will take effort. Yes, you must take risks. But what does it matter when success is all but guaranteed?

Virgo (Aug 24 - Sep 23)

There is no reason why you should endure an unsatisfactory situation a moment longer. Venus and Mars in your sign allied to Pluto, planet of supremacy, mean you have the powers of might and right on your side. Fight for what you believe in – victory should be a foregone conclusion.