Astrograph: Sunday horoscopes – May 18

Pay attention to what’s going on behind the scenes. Seek knowledge and make decisions that will add stability to your life and encourage you to surround yourself with valuable people. Your success will depend on how you use information to formulate long-term plans. Being open and receptive will be key.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Listen, consider what you hear and discard what you don’t like. How you handle change will determine the outcome. Don’t give anyone the authority to decide things for you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Don’t let an unexpected change of plans disrupt your day. Participate in activities you find engaging. Put your heart and soul into everything you do, and you’ll find a new way to express yourself.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Anger will stand between you and your goal. Ignore situations you cannot change and focus on what you can do to improve your life. Use your imagination and set standards and boundaries.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Take time to prepare. Refuse to let setbacks discourage you. Learn from experience. Don’t give someone a definitive answer when you aren’t sure how you feel or what you want.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Don’t spend money unnecessarily. Watching how others handle financial situations or shared expenses will help you address problems. A healthy lifestyle change will pay off.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Revamp your spending habits to suit your budget. Consider what’s necessary and what you can live without. Sell off possessions that are no longer useful. Work to boost your income.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Attend functions and mingle with people who can offer different perspectives on something that interests you. Partnerships, love and commitment are favored. Go through the proper channels.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Do what you can to lend a helping hand, but don’t let anyone take advantage of you. Get the lowdown and offer your services or time; you will make a difference.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Be a good listener and stick to upbeat conversations and positive suggestions. A change of attitude will affect how others treat you. Update your appearance and expand your interests.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Educational pursuits and travel are on the horizon. Visiting old friends or attending a reunion will open your eyes to new possibilities. It may be time to update your goals.

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Set your sights on what you want. Changing your surroundings or trying something new will spark your imagination and encourage you to reinvent yourself. Turn your thoughts into reality.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Take care of your responsibilities quickly to give you more time to do something enjoyable. Consider shortcuts, but don’t leave yourself in a vulnerable position.