Closer horoscopes: Your weekly stars with Yasmin Boland

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Closer horoscopes: Your weekly stars with Yasmin Boland

What do the stars have in store for you this week? Let Closer’s Yasmin Boland unveil your horoscope

If you thought your horoscope could only tell you about your personality - or who you ought to date - you were wrong.

Because your zodiac can also tell you a lot of other interesting little titbits as well.

Think your favourite sex position, ideal alcoholic beverage, and dream engagement ring, for starters!

Your star sign can also help you to plan for the week ahead - if you know how to read it, that is.

Thank goodness, then, for Closer astrologer Yasmin Boland, who has examined the stars of the zodiac to bring you your VERY detailed weekly horoscope.

Read below to find out what’s in store for you this week…

If it's your birthday...

This is an important year for you. There could well be some challenges ahead, however they are there to make you stronger. In particular, if your self-esteem needs work, you could find yourself being put in a position where you need to stand up for yourself in the coming 12 months. This could happen personally or professionally. Either way, back yourself!

ARIES

Aries star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

Looking at your chart for the week ahead, you have to think "Hmmm…!" Your ruling planet Mars is in your sign, which is overall a good thing. Mars will give you oomph and determination when it comes to chasing your goals. However this week, Mars clashes with paranoid Pluto. If life is tense now, you really need to go easy, personally and professionally. Definitely avoid burning bridges. Your way out of trouble this week: ask a reliable friend for some advice. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

TAURUS

Taurus star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

There is one really good way for you to use this week's energies, in the lead up to next week's New Moon eclipse. As Mars in your Fear Zone clashes with transformative Pluto, it's the ideal time to detox a fear, worry or concern. To identify what to work on, think of something you really, really want to do, but fear is holding you back. Where did this fear come from? Tracing it to its source can really reduce its power. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

GEMINI

Gemini star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

Mind how you go this week, if you and someone you like aren’t seeing eye-to-eye. Whatever the issues, they could be a passing phase that will matter way less in the future. The energies are very intense now, as angry Mars clashes with fanatical Pluto ahead of next week's eclipse. Equally, if there are dramas related to finances or your sex life, don't over-react. Acting with integrity is the key to success, especially right now when doing so is extra challenging. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

CANCER

Cancer star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

Not going to kid you, this week could be very intense. It's very good you're reading this. Bear this forecast in mind as the week unfolds, and Mars and Pluto clash in two extremely important and sensitive parts of your chart, provoking mayhem. In other words, you could feel like you're up against it this week and your resolve to stay calm in the face of life's aggravations could be tested. B-r-e-a-t-h-e. You can get through this with your life intact. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

LEO

Leo star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

If you're one of the people who fear that 'the world is going to hell in a handbasket', take heart. This week at least, even if the rest of the planet seems to be going crazy, Leos have some great stars. Perhaps you can work extra hard to keep the rest of us sane? Mercury in your Love Zone is working hard to make all your relationships better. And that's what the world needs, right? Better relationships. Do your stuff. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

VIRGO

Virgo star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

One more week and the New Moon will light up your Love Zone. No matter what your relationship status, this is the week to really work on yourself and to divest yourself of the past. Whether you're single or attached, looking for love or not, think about someone who upset you in the past. Think about professional relationships, too. Forgive someone who needs forgiveness. Send them love. Accept that they did their best with the tools/level of enlightenment they had available. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

LIBRA

Libra star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

You are the sign that is 'best' at relationships, in theory. Your sign is all about partnerships and you're all about The Other. But even you have your moments. This week, you're very likely being tested as Mars in your Relationships Zone clashes with Pluto. This is a massively volatile energy and you're one of the signs to feel it most, especially in your personal life/at home. Aim to be your usual charming self as you clear the air with someone. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

SCORPIO

Scorpio star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

You're one of the most intense signs, not least because your planetary rules, Mars and Pluto, are two of the most intense planets. And this week, your two planets are clashing. Cue loud cymbals in your ears, waking you up and making sure you don’t get complacent and/or you don't get any peace! You are a magician, so believe in your abilities. On a less esoteric note, honestly, a good gym work out could release a lot of the angst now. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

SAGITTARIUS

Sagittarius star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

There could be some upsets and dramas this week, especially related to a romance, child, creative project or money. However, you're in luck this week; you're one of the signs who could rise about the week's madness and actually come out of it feeling pretty good about life. Could it be all your work is finally paying off? Yes it actually could. Talking through any problems this week, maturely, is another key to glory for you this week. Be the wise person. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

CAPRICORN

Capricorn star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

If there is one thing that life has surely taught you over the past few years as Pluto has taken up residence in your sign, it's this; while losing your temper might sometimes feel liberating, the aftermath is often quite devastating. Remember that this week, if and when you feel like losing your cool is once again pretty much inevitable. Don't turn the anger in on yourself either. Look for a win/win outcome with whoever it is you're at odds with. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

AQUARIUS

Aquarius star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

What is keeping you up at night? Are you fretting about someone or something? Talking your concerns through with someone, be it a friend, colleague or even a professional counsellor, is oh-so highly recommended for you now. Burying your fears and pretending everything is ok is the sure-fire way to make sure that you implode before too long, if not now then soon. Seeing the big picture will also help you circumnavigate this week's vexations. Make a "what I'm grateful for" list. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

PISCES

Pisces star sign (Credit: Getty Images)

You're now only a week away from the Pisces New Moon eclipse. So decide what you want and keep focused on it. There could be aggravation to do with money this week but try not to lose your mind over it. If you can get through this latest round of annoyances, you could actually end the week feeling as though your life trajectory is going in the right direction at last. With friends, you need to be nicer and kinder than ever. There will be another New Moon very soon – click here to download your free New Moon Wishing Guide.

Love this? Get your copy of Closer astrologer Yasmin Boland's new book, MOONOLOGY, now.

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