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  • What We All Need To Do To Make The Second Half Of 2018 Count, Based On Astrology

    Just about six more months, and we'll be in 2019. Scary, isn't it? Well, as long as you're enjoying your life and making the most out of it, then you shouldn't be too worried about time running its course. This year has brought a lot of interesting moments to all of us so far. We all know it's been a year with tons of stuff happening around the world and in the news, but what about what's happening to us all on a personal level? How do we make the most out of life in the remaining six months of this year? Well, you might want to take a look at the clues in your horoscope for the year.

    There are a lot of tips and tricks on how to totally nail the last six months of the year, and they differ based on your sign and your element. All of the astrological events in this year has a different effect on each sign, and if we scan through the horoscopes of each one, we can find one or two things that we should all do if we really want to make the rest of the year count. It's something to keep in the back of your mind as you move through what's left of 2018, and who knows — it might just help!

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    Fire Signs: Dive Into Hobbies And Work Hard
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    There is definitely some good news for all you fire signs out there, those being Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. These signs might feel like they have a lot on their plate during the second half of 2018, but with all that activity comes a lot more opportunities for you. While there will be a lot going on, during the second half of the year you'll suddenly have a lot more time on your hands.

    And if you're smart, you'll use that time to invest yourself fully into something you're really passionate about.

    This might be hobbies, creative outlets, or anything else in your life that really grabs your attention. The fact that you have all this time on your hands means that you really need to use that time to your advantage, and not let it slip away by procrastinating and putting it off.

    If you do take full advantage of all that extra time, you'll really thank yourself. Investing in hobbies and interests can really win over other people as well, and you'll find that more and more people jump aboard to help you out. The rewards are so great — if you invest your time wisely and make full use of it, you can really see some massive benefits in your life, especially around the end of the year.

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    Aries — Keep Your Energy Levels Up Or Learn To Relax

    Aries might have gone through some interesting changes so far in the first part of this year. Although Aries likes to dwell on the moment, you might have found yourself being oddly introspective and self-examining through the start of 2018. Don't worry — this is all part of the plan. If you have succeeded in looking at yourself and figuring out what's deep inside, you will be greatly rewarded towards the end of the year.

    But what does Aries need to do in this second half of the year? Around the end of June, Mars will go into retrograde, greatly lowering your energy levels and this can be a little draining. It's all the more troublesome because Aries tend to be so energetic usually, so finding out that you don't actually have the energy to do all the things you want to do can be a little bit of a downer.

    But there's a way to get through the end of 2018! All you need to do is learn how to relax. Don't fight it — this can be a really chill time for you if you just go with the flow, and do what the universe is telling you to do. Kick back, engage in some leisurely activities, and take your foot off the gas for once in your life. At the end of the year, you'll be glad you did!

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    Leo — Change Your Perception Of Success
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    If you're a Leo, 2018 might seem like a little bit of a downer. Saturn is moving across the sixth house, which means that you might feel overwhelmed with planning and organizational things. Definitely not something Leos tend to enjoy, as they are another zodiac which tends to live life fast and in the moment. But there is a way to still enjoy the end of 2018.

    Things get a lot less boring around mid-May (which has already passed). You might be feeling the effects starting to creep in right now. That's because Uranus has now moved into the Taurus constellation, which can have the crazy effect of causing all kinds of wild surprises in your life.

    While it won't be boring, it might be challenging, and you need to know how to deal with it.

    Some of these surprises might not be the good kind, which is why it's really important for you to be able to redefine your idea of success around the end of 2018. Is success earning a lot of money? Or is it living an interesting life? Career shocks and craziness could happen at the end of 2018, so you need to really think about what makes you happy, and focus on that.

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    Sagittarius — Slow Down, Learn To Multitask, And Let The Good Times Roll

    Listen up, because there's a lot to talk about when it comes to 2018 as a whole for Sagittarius. Jupiter has already moved into the Sagittarius constellation quite early in the year (yes, your Sagittarius constellation), which means you are in for a treat. Expect some seriously lucky breaks and an awesome feeling of accomplishment and happiness towards the end of 2018.

    So what do you need to do in order to get you there? There's a lot of things to keep track of, but at the same time, you really just need to hold a consistent path and let the "autopilot" do the rest. Steady as she goes, captain! Take it slow — don't overspend, budget things out, and plan ahead. There's going to be a lot to handle, which means that you might have to learn how to multitask as part of your daily routine — especially into the latter half of 2018.

    Overall, you need to be willing to accept the good times that are clearly coming your way. Don't forget to wake up and smell the roses — your life is going to be very interesting and we'd hate for you to miss a single moment of it. "Keep calm and carry on" should be your mantra.

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    Earth Signs: Wait It Out
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    There's going to be a lot going on for Earth signs, that's for sure. 2018 will be a year of strong cosmic influence on these grounded star signs, and it might shake up their lives a little more than they expect.

    It's important for these signs to stick to what they know — using their experience and what they've learned in the past to their advantage, keeping themselves on an even keel.

    At the beginning of 2018, you probably found that caution was the best tactic, slowly moving forward while keeping an eye on everything that is going on around you. It's worth pointing out that Saturn will be in transit through Capricorn, which will bring Earth signs a hidden power that will underlie their every action and movement in the latter stages of 2018.

    Caution is the best tactic at the beginning of 2018, and to be honest, it doesn't really change much in the latter stages either. This is the time for you to wait it out. Don't embark on anything too crazy during this time — it's better for you to simply allow this time to pass because the chances of success are significantly lower than before. It's not like you're going to be faced with doom, but not a lot will happen during this time — so don't try to force it.

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    Taurus — Learn To Adapt And Keep Your Relationships Strong
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    There's going to be a lot of interesting things happening in 2018 for all you Taurus people out there, and it's definitely not all going to be bad. Change is on the horizon, and this might just have to do with relationships. Most Taurus individuals will be happy to hear this because relationships and romance is something that most of them enjoy and even live for.

    Yes, romance is on the horizon, and a lot of that has to do with the fact that on May 15th, Uranus passed into your very own constellation of Taurus. This means that everything in your life gets turned upside down, and it keeps going like this for seven years — so brace yourself. But if there's anything that strong, grounded Taurus is good at, it's bracing themselves.

    The key to getting past this time is learning to adapt. This is way easier said than done, especially in the case of Taurus individuals, who are famously stubborn. We know that you don't want to admit it's true (and you kinda just proved our point), but it is hard for you to go with the flow and be less stubborn. If you're already in a relationship, be prepared for some fights, but you can easily keep your partner stable and happy if you try.

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    Virgo — Communication Is Key
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    2018 probably felt like it started with a bang for all you Virgos out there, and that's really no coincidence. Jupiter is moving through Scorpio, which means that you will suddenly get all kinds of interesting intuitive and investigative powers. Mostly, you will be using those powers on yourself, figuring out what's really going inside that mind of yours.

    But around the end of 2018, you will start to feel the need to slink back into your reclusive hideout and let yourself recharge.

    And there's really nothing wrong with that. Over the course of the first half of 2018, you probably did a lot of networking and socializing, so now is your chance to hibernate — and you should really take full advantage of this if you know what's good for you.

    So what's the one thing to remember? Communication is key. Remember that without fail over the last half of the year, and you should be good. Mercury, the ruler of communication, reverses back and forth from retrograde several times in 2018, so you really need to constantly take note and be aware of what you are or aren't communicating to others around you. All it takes is one bad email or text message to really mess things up.

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    Capricorn — Use Your Imagination And Spark Some Romance
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    Things have probably already gotten off to a pretty notable start for all you Capricorns out there. This sign has started the year on an interesting foot, and things are changing fast. Although Capricorns like to do it all by themselves, they're probably realizing midway through 2018 that this doesn't seem to work so well right now. But that's hardly all that's changing...

    Because Saturn had already entered Capricorn's constellation, things are going to get pretty crazy. Everything is about to change, and a couple years from now this will all seem like a distant memory. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is completely up to you, and there are a few things to keep in mind if you want these inevitable coming transformations to take a positive effect.

    Uranus moves into Taurus on May 15th, which has just passed. Right now, you might be noticing some seriously accelerated romantic activity, and that's all part of the plan. In addition, this time will really benefit your imagination, so your creative powers will go through the roof. Put these two together, and you can see some pretty amazing twists and turns in your life if you feed your creative mind and follow your romantic heart.

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    Air Signs: Focus On Teamwork
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    For all you air signs out there (those being Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius), we can safely tell you that 2018 is going to be a lot better than last year. But you probably already know that, seeing as we're already pretty much halfway through the year. Still, if you haven't experienced much joy this year, it's important not to worry — the good times are on their way.

    So how can you make the most out of this comfortable, potentially beneficial year? It all rests on how you interact with other people.

    Although you might be pretty independent, you also understand the power of working in a team, and teamwork is the one thing that's going to get you to the top this year. Communication and being able to bring people together is something you're going to have to rely on.

    But hey, you can do this. It's not like you can't adapt, and you've done way harder things before in life. This can be a walk in the park, but you have to want it enough. Only with enough desire will you be able to pick up the phone, coordinate with others, and really get into teamwork mode. It's not hard, but it does take effort. Remember that.

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    Gemini — Learn To Love And Embrace Darkness
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    Like almost every year, 2018 is a time where there's a lot going on for all you Geminis. It's nothing new, and we know that you're a pro at juggling all that life can throw at you, but let's step back for a moment. If you've got to the midway point of 2018 and you feel like something's missing, we've got news for you. Maybe it's time to stop juggling and multitasking and take some time for yourself.

    And one thing that will really help you have a more comfortable, stress-free life is relationships. Over the past three years, romance hasn't been favorable for this star sign. But around the end of 2018, in November, Jupiter moves into the constellation of Sagittarius, which can give your love life a real and much-needed boost. Romance is coming your way!

    So how do you make the most of this exciting time? It's all about embracing the dark side of life. Yes, you might have a lot of interesting things happen in 2018, such as new romances, but it's not that simple. We can't expect things to be perfect in life 100% of the time, so it's important for Gemini to accept those bad days as part of the journey, and only then will they truly be able to appreciate the good days — learning to love themselves and others.

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    Libra — Look Within For More Stable Relationships
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    During 2018, it can seem like everything is flowing neatly around Libras. If this is your sign, you've probably noticed this already, with things like new material possessions, increased financial success and stability, and other physical, worldly gains. And this can seem pretty amazing and worthwhile. On the outside, 2018 is probably going really well for Libras.

    But what about on the inside? Do you feel like even with all this success, there's something missing?

    Consider this fact — introspection and looking within will be a huge theme for Libras this year, especially towards the end of 2018.

    If you spend the time really examining yourself and figuring out how to best take care of yourself, you'll definitely succeed in making the most of this year. And when you love yourself, you cause love to be attracted to you.

    Because Jupiter will move into the constellation of Sagittarius by the end of the year in November, you can expect a real boost of romantic activity around this time. Flirtatious behavior and new love interests are to be expected. But to make the most of this, you will definitely need to look within, embrace your true self, and learn to be intimate with yourself.

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    Aquarius — Reach Out To Those Around You
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    If you're an Aquarius, chances are you've been noticing a lot of success so far in 2018. And when we say success, we mean in it in the professional sense. You might have gotten a new promotion, an exciting new job, or a raise. This is because is moving through the constellation of Scorpio, something that only happens every 12 years — so make the most of it!

    But while that's all well and good during the first half of 2018, you might notice a shift in the latter stages of the year. And that shift will be towards other people around you. In order to truly succeed and make the most of the opportunities given to you in 2018, you'll need to reach out and network with others, helping them create and really giving back to the community.

    So what can you do to really nail the last half of 2018? A lot of the things that you're already really good at, as a matter of fact. Introspection and looking within are always good moves, and you might find that you're giving yourself harsh reality checks. But don't worry — it's worth it. As long as you manage to keep coordinating with others and networking, you should be good.

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    Water Signs: Start A New Beginning
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    Now let's take a look at the last three signs of the Zodiac — the water signs. Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces all have a lot to look forward to in 2018, although it'll take a brave mindset and a forward-thinking attitude to make the most of it and grow with the changes that the year will bring. And changes are definitely the name of the game when it comes to 2018, as you will be facing more changes than perhaps any other element.

    But here's the good news — you're probably the best-equipped star signs to deal with such changes.

    Let's face it, everyone knows that the water signs are the most sensitive, and this also means they can feel and adapt to subtle changes better than most other people. You'll have to use these powers to their fullest ability if you want to really go with the flow... But as water signs, we know you're pros at "going with the flow" and "being the water."

    So what kind of changes are we talking about here? Well, that can really depend on the person. For some, it's a new job. For others, it's a new love life. Or it might even be a new direction in life, whatever that means to you. But in the later stages of 2018, listen to your highly attuned senses, and you'll know which path to take.

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    Cancer — Allow Yourself To Grow
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    Before we even talk about what the latter half of 2018 will bring Cancer, we need to address what everyone already knows about Cancer and a trait which has come to define them completely. They love to sidestep unpleasant situations, just the crabs which form their symbol. But with everything that is coming their way in 2018, they will need to stop running away and start moving forward, allowing themselves to grow along the way.

    And what kind of journeys can we expect for Cancer in the latter half of 2018? On May 15th, Uranus moves into Taurus, which has the effect of shaking up a huge part of your life. These surprises and changes will cause you to adapt and grow, and it's important to embrace the weirdness that these changes bring, and allow yourself to grow as a result of these changes.

    In addition, a solar eclipse occurs within your own sign and constellation on July the 12th, which can also serve to shake things up in your life. But rather than confronting you with changes that could be potentially uncomfortable, this solar eclipse will actually help you grow as a person. But again, the most important thing is allowing yourself to grow.

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    Scorpio — Be Cautious And Expect Surprises
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    Are you feeling lucky? Well, you'd better be because Jupiter is currently moving through your constellation, which brings you all kinds of amazing good luck and bountiful good fortune. Now is the time to embrace the success of your life and live it up to the fullest. Make the most of it, because this incredibly lucky time won't happen again till 2030!

    The best part about this good luck streak is that at the end of the year in November, Jupiter moves into Sagittarius, meaning that your financial success will end off the year on a high. But it can't all be good, right?

    Well, funnily enough, this year isn't going to to be the best time for you in terms of romance, and it will remain this way until the end of 2020.

    But how can you make the most of the rest of the year? Well, on May 15th, Uranus moves into the constellation of Taurus, which can cause a lot of shock and craziness when it comes to your relationships. This can be good or bad, so the best approach is to be cautious, expect a lot of surprises, and make sure you're choosing the right partners. This will reduce the risk of getting a nasty surprise instead of a good one.

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    Pisces — Accept Your Changing Personality And Use It To Help Others
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    If you're lucky enough to be a Pisces in 2018, you might find that the year has been full of amazing adventures so far. That will continue well into the end of the year, and that's all to do with the fact that Jupiter is moving through the constellation of Scorpio, which results in discovery, adventure, and long-distance travel. You've probably been on quite the journey so far, but what about the rest of 2018?

    Well, you have even more joy to look forward to around the end of 2018, as it will most likely be filled with exciting career opportunities. In addition, May 15th will bring with it Uranus moving into the constellation of Taurus, which can have some major effects on your life and who you are as a person. You will radically change in the way you interact with the world around you, becoming expressive in a different way than ever before. What you need to remember is to trust your changing personality and use it in the best way possible.

    And because Pisces is the most empathetic sign out there, concerned with helping others above all else, you might want to use your changing personality to do your best to make other people's lives better. That might give you the direction you need during this time of internal change.

    References: allure.com, horoscope2018.guru,

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