Horoscopes: Oct. 8, 2017


ARIES (March 21-April 19): Consider your vocational options. Contact someone you've worked with in the past. You'll be offered an alternate option to your current professional position. Weigh the pros and cons before you make a decision that will have lasting effects.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get involved in activities that allow you to show off what you have to offer. Physical encounters will give you a sense of what you are capable of. Strive to reach your personal goals and celebrate your success with someone you love.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Personal growth and physical improvements should be a priority. The more motivation you drum up, the easier it will be to carry out your plans and reach your goals. Don't procrastinate when you should be taking action.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do your best to nurture important relationships. Aim for equality and sharing as much as you can in order to build a strong bond that can withstand any of life's challenges that come your way. Make love a priority.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You'll be at odds with someone who doesn't see things the same way you do. Listen carefully before explaining your side, and together you will come up with a way to move forward. Intelligence and common sense will be required.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A day trip or family gathering will be enlightening and entertaining. Romance is on the rise, along with updating your image and exploring new possibilities. Partnerships are favored and a promise can be made.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A staid approach to the way you deal with money, health or legal matters will give you the edge you need. Don't let anyone rush you into making a decision before you are ready. Being thorough will prove beneficial.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): What you contribute to a group or someone in need of assistance will put you in a good position when dealing with friends, relatives and co-workers. Stand up for your rights and the rights of others. Romance is on the rise.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep an open mind, but don't change your lifestyle just because someone else does. Listen and observe and you will find bits and pieces of information that are valuable to you. Walk away from stressful situations or anyone trying to pressure you.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Downtime will do you good. Make special plans with someone you love or take a day to relax all by yourself. Go over all the things you can eliminate that contribute to your stress.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do your best to get along with everyone. Take time out to discuss your plans with someone you love. Having the same agenda as the person you do the most with will make it easier to make future plans.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Pay more attention to the way you look. A polished and sophisticated image will help you advance. How you present who you are and what you have to offer will make a difference. Romance is in the stars.