We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based astrologer of MyLifeCreated.com, to tell us all about how astrology is affecting our lives each day. Today's topic: your daily horoscope for Oct. 16, 2017.
The Moon is in detailed-oriented Virgo today, which means we'll be in the mood to get organized, get on schedule, and get down to work. Under a Virgo Moon, we're most likely to pay attention to the finer details, which makes this a good day to tackle our tackle our to-do lists. Since Virgo is also associated with health, this might be a good time to get back on track with taking care of our well-being. By the afternoon, the Moon meets up with powerful Pluto in Capricorn, giving us the determination and keen insight we need to face and overcome a challenge.
Read below to see what the stars mean for your sign today and be sure to check out your October 2017 monthly horoscope, too.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You've got your hands full with work today, which means it's going to be a pretty busy one. As such, you may want to bring your A game as all eyes will be on you. Who knows, you might even be able to secure a new opportunity if you leave a good enough impression. Ambition looks good on you.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
It may be a Monday, but you're probably not in the mood to get much work done, unless it involves something you're passionate about. Speaking of your passions, how much time have you been dedicating to them lately? There's no time like the present. You owe it to yourself to pursue your dreams.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
You could be in your feelings today about something related to your family or something deeply rooted in your past. While it may feel uncomfortable not to be your shiny, happy self this feeling could be the impetus you need to get to the root of the cause and address it. Give yourself space to heal.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
A conversation between you and your love or someone close to you could be the thing you need today, especially if you've been feeling overwhelmed or anxious about something. At the same time, if you need help getting something done (so you don't get overwhelmed) go ahead and ask for help.
Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)
When it comes to the work you do for a living, is a paycheck worth a toxic environment? This might be the question that weighs heavy on your brain today as you may need to take back your power and peace of mind when it comes to your job. It's time to honor your worth. You deserve more.
Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
It's all about you and what you're feeling today, which could have you a bit hypersensitive. That's why how you spend your time and handle your feelings will be important. You can start by making sure you set aside time to do something you really enjoy. Make fun something you take seriously.
Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
You may be feeling on the more low-key side today, which is cool because you could use the break from the hustle and bustle of the world. As a matter of fact, this could be the perfect time for working through some of your deeper, more complex feelings, perhaps in the company of someone you trust.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
When it comes to your hopes, wishes, and future goals there's no time like now to research and strategize your plan of action for making them come true. You may be surprised at how quickly doors begin to open for you and those plans come together. Look to the people in your network for leads.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
Who do you have to prove yourself to? This may be the #QOTD as you may be giving too much of your energy away trying to win the approval of others. Not that you shouldn't put your best foot forward, but you shouldn't have to compromise yourself for those that may not even meet your standards.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
Every now and again, you have to remind yourself of just how powerful you are. While you're known to scale the biggest and roughest of mountains, you also know a thing or two about moving them. Today, you're called to remember that power, namely when it comes to fulfilling one of your dreams.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
You may find yourself craving intimacy from your partner or the partner you wish you had. If single, this could be a good time to work on letting go of the past so you can clear the path towards the kind of intimacy you want. If you're a part of a couple, be upfront with how you feel. Let intuition be your guide.
Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)
It's all about the people in your corner today. Whether it's your partner, a friend, or someone you work closely with — look to others to provide the support you need. Meanwhile, you may find that you're meeting tons of new people, possibly through your line of work. A strategic partnership could form.