Taurus Career Horoscope: October 2013

Work smarter, not harder

There may be some bumps in your vocational road early in the month, when hard aspects challenge the lovely Libra Sun moving through your 6th House of Employment. Provocative Pluto forms a square on October 1, and revolutionary Uranus opposes the Sun on October 4, which can spur power struggles and, perhaps, resentment on your part.

You don't like being pushed and you can certainly react in a rebellious manner. However, the point is to deeply examine and reassess your professional life to determine how you can get more out of your job. Breaking away from your current position or even altering your line of work are possibilities that can lead to a more satisfying way to earn a living. Think radically but act cautiously if you want to achieve success.

Your ruling planet, Venus, flies into fiery Sagittarius on October 7, where she lights up your 8th House of Deep Sharing. You might be stressed by someone who wants to do more or go further than you'd like. But rather than digging in your heels and resisting change, the message is to stretch yourself to earn more money and respect during the following four weeks. Taking risks can be worthwhile if you have a good plan and a reliable ally.

Serious discussions are called for when verbal Mercury joins sobering Saturn in your 7th House of Others on October 8. Clarifying issues now is essential with the creative and powerful Sun moving into this public and partnering part of your chart on October 22.

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