By Arlene DeAngelus
Best days in September 2016: 6th, 7th and 20th. Begin a diet on September 16th.
Aries: (March 21 to April 20)Learning efficiency, self-improvement and maintaining well-being are the focus for this month. After the 16th, you are able to correct past mistakes and begin to move forward. You want both mental and physical efficiency after the 22nd. This is a good time to begin a diet, exercise regimen or even a class for advanced work skills.
Taurus: (April 21 to May 20)Creative expression, joys of life and one’s loved ones have your attention for this month. Following the 16th, you look at your recent achievements and set new-long-term goals. You want to express yourself to others after the 22nd; however, guard against being critical. This is also the time to enjoy your loved ones and have fun.
Gemini : (May 21 to June 20)Domestic interests, inner guidance and discovering oneself are explored for this month. After the 16th, you seek ways to make subtle changes in your career or aims in life. You examine your personal and domestic areas to see where you can make changes after the 22nd. It is also best to rethink recent ideas that you have had.
Cancer: (June 21 to July 22)Self-understanding, ability to communicate and routine activities are favored for this month. Following the 16th, you may pursue formal classes or a workshop in a current interest. You can catch-up on phone calls and paperwork after the 22nd, but this may not be the time to sit down and relax. You have a renewed interest in new studies.
Leo: (July 23 to August 22)Valued assets, changing values and handling finances are the focus for this month. After the 16th, watch for changes in your jointly held assets or properties. You look for ways to increase your finances or assets after the 22nd. You examine your spending and saving habits and will make any changes you feel necessary.
Virgo: (August 23 to September 22)Approach to life, discovering oneself and image projection are highlighted for this month. Following the 16th, you can improve your relationships through understanding and compromise. Your self-expression with others is easier and you can make your point of view clearly after the 22nd. You also examine your self-image.
Libra: (September 23 to October 22)Giving of oneself, spiritual attunement and hidden talents are favored for this month. After the 16th, you take a renewed interest in your health and may begin a new diet or exercise program. You want some time alone to think, meditate or study after the 22nd. You are able to acknowledge your faults as well as your strengths.
Scorpio: (October 23 to November 21)Hopes and wishes, group projects and achieving goals are important for this month. Following the 16th, it is a time when you enjoy your loved ones and children and seek good times. Your friends ask for your assistance with a neighborhood or community project after the 22nd. You also set some new goals or long-term directions.
Sagittarius: (November 22 to December 21)The career world, public image and setting priorities are highlighted for this month. After the 16th, you examine your personal affairs and can often resolve old problems or situations. You undertake new studies that will help you to advance in your career or the equivalent after the 22nd. You can also set new goals or aims in life now.
Capricorn: (December 22 to January 19)Life’s philosophy, mental pursuits and universal understanding are explored for this month. Following the 16th, you may become involved with neighborhood projects or events. You have a desire to learn more about foreign cultures, philosophy and spirituality after the 22nd. You want knowledge and will expand your horizons.
Aquarius: (January 20 to February 18) Shared assets, breaking old habits and a mystic’s path are given attention for this month. After the 16th, there can be changes in your financial situation or personal income. You are able to negotiate or settle details on financial matters or joint assets after the 22nd. Read all contracts and agreements carefully before signing them.
Pisces: (February 19 to March 20)Partnership issues, legal contracts and forming relationships are the focus for this month. Following the 16th, you look for ways to change your self-image and appearance. Explain and clarify any difficulties in your relationships after the 22nd. You may begin see some old issues with a new sense of understanding.
Arlene is an author, astrologer and para-consultant and has studied and worked with astrology for more than 35 years.