TOP astrologer RUSSELL GRANT looks at what the stars have in store for YOU . . .

ARIES March 21st – April 20th

By changing the way you eat and exercise, you’ll feel years younger. Listen to a medical professional who has years of experience. It will be necessary to accommodate a business or romantic partner’s ever changing schedule at mid-month. Be as flexible as you can and try not to get frustrated with last minute changes. This whole disrupting scenario will soon pass. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th will tempt you to radically alter your appearance. Don’t, or you will be sorry. This is not the time to go for a radical makeover or extreme image update.

TAURUS April 21st – May 21st

Your partner’s resources won’t be as plentiful during the second half of the month and you’ll be expected to pick up the slack. Put your heads together to devise a budget that reflects both of your financial priorities. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th forces you to capitulate to a big bureaucracy. You won’t be able to fight the authorities at this time. Giving in gracefully will save time, money and aggravation. Don’t let pride stop you putting an end to this nightmarish situation.

GEMINI May 22nd – June 21st

If you want to buy a place, explore an area that is known for its natural beauty. You’ll have to be extremely practical regarding work at mid-month. There won’t be much money in the budget for extravagant projects. You’ll also have to put in longer hours at the office. Your relationship with your best friend, lover, or business partner will take on a serious tone during the second half of the month. Don’t be surprised if you have to take over some of your friend’s responsibilities. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th marks the sudden end of a friendship or group association. You simply can’t afford to connect yourself with people who are involved in under the counter activities.

CANCER June 22nd – July 23rd

You may decide to take a class, move to a nearby town, or sign a contract with a powerful executive. Work will become more stable during the second half of the month. It will be much easier to follow a predictable schedule. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th brings an abrupt end to a public role. Although you will be sad to lose this position, this turn of events is a blessing in disguise. Spend the lion’s share of your time on domestic pursuits as September turns to October.

LEO July 24th – August 23rd

The second half of September will prove quite busy. Running errands, answering messages and filing paperwork will take up a great deal of time. Fortunately, you’re up for the challenge. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th forces you to part ways with someone who has offensive beliefs. You can’t afford to be connected with such a troubled individual. Take steps to protect your reputation as October approaches.

VIRGO August 24th – September 23rd

Whether you get a new job, change your look, or take up a creative hobby, you will get an enthusiastic reception. Keep careful track of your receipts during the second half of the month, as you will have to return some defective merchandise. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th brings an abrupt end to a source of unearned income. This will be a secret relief, as it allows you to break free of an oppressive relative or business partner.

LIBRA September 24th – October 23rd

If you already have your own business, you may decide to move to a more central location or hire an assistant. Consider hiring an older professional who won’t require a lot of supervision. Your amour will have a delightful surprise in the second half of September. You might go away on holiday quite suddenly. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th forces you to let go of some unrealistic expectations about your best friend. You either need to break up or make up.

SCORPIO October 24th – November 22nd

You’ll have fewer personal responsibilities in the second half of September, which comes as a relief. Take this opportunity to schedule a short break. It will be easier to get people to return your phone calls on the 25th, thanks to bureaucratic restraints being lifted. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th brings a health matter to your attention. You’ll no longer be able to eat certain foods or engage in certain kinds of exercise.

SAGITTARIUS November 23rd – December 21st

Be realistic about how a new job might affect your home life, especially when you discuss the details with family on the 17th. Your personal responsibilities will dramatically increase during the second half of September. Prepare to spend more time at the office. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th forces you to take a more realistic approach to a budding romance. It’s important for you to have an intellectual rapport with the one you love.

CAPRICORN December 22nd – January 20th

Visiting an ancient city will uplift and inspire you. Working in solitude proves enjoyable during the second half of September. It’s easier to focus on your duties without constant interruptions. You’ll be able to assert your authority more effectively on the 25th, when a chaotic situation demands your attention. People who used to challenge your assertions will gladly take direction from you when panic sets in. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th marks the end of an emotional domestic drama. At long last, you’ll be able to retain control of your surroundings. If this means moving to a new place, so be it.

AQUARIUS January 21st – February 19th

Be selective about the company you keep during the second half of September. You don’t want a trouble maker to compromise your professional reputation. A very attractive newcomer will flirt like mad with you on the 23rd. It’s nice to know your sex appeal continues to work at full power. A Lunar Eclipse on the 28th prompts you to end your association with an organisation. Now the leadership of this group has changed, you’re no longer interested in belonging to it.

PISCES February 20th – March 20th

Beware of promising more than you can deliver on the 17th, or your professional reputation will suffer. Your sensual side will be very strong during the second half of September. This is a great time to indulge your love of good food, tactile fabrics, heady aromas, beautiful music and vibrant colours. Practice moderation at a party or professional gathering on the 26th. Practicing moderation will protect your reputation. The Lunar Eclipse marks the end of a source of income, forcing you to make last minute adjustments to your budget. You might have to cancel an expensive order.