If you’re someone who takes their astrological forecast seriously, you probably have a routine for checking your horoscope. Maybe you check in while you eat breakfast, or when you pour your first cup of coffee — or during your morning commute. If you read your horoscope daily or often, you’re not alone according to one study that said 12% of Americans do just that. For those who believe their lives are affected by astrology and the positions of planetary and astral bodies, checking their horoscope before they start their day is a must. If you’re not already doing so, however, do you need to check your horoscope every day?
The answer to this question is complex and begins with a question about the kind of person you are. If you are actively seeking out guidance from the stars, then you are probably the type of person who would benefit from checking your horoscope daily to help you maneuver through the ups and downs you may face in a given day. Not everyone who appreciates the guidance of astrology seeks out daily horoscopes. Some meet with professional astrologists to have charts done and get readings that are more long-term in their scope. In other words, perhaps you want to have some guidance on how to approach the next ten years, but you’re less concerned about how to confront tomorrow.
As with many questions on how to navigate your life, sometimes it’s a good idea to try a particular activity or set of actions and see what the results are with the changes you’ve made. What works for someone else, may not work for you. So, if you don’t already, why not try reading your horoscope daily to see how you feel about having that daily guidance to help you? Only you will know if reading your daily horoscope is something you will benefit from.
Before you begin a routine of daily horoscope readings, it would be a good idea to consult with a professional astrologer and have your natal chart done. There are many reasons for this, but chief among them is that reading the daily horoscope for your rising sign may actually be more useful to your daily life than reading the horoscope for your sun sign. For most people, their “sign” is their sun sign, or the sign based on the date of their birth. That’s why most people read the horoscope for their sun sign. However, that may not be the most pertinent guidance and advice for your life in the same way your rising sign horoscope would be.
Whatever your choice about reading your daily horoscope, it’s a good idea to approach any guidance you receive with an open mind. Try to be open to what the universe is trying to show you.