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|ARIES: Maybe you do need to flush tensions out into the open. There are things that really need to be said. So if you can get it over and done with, you can clear the air once and for all. The trick is not to keep grinding on to the bitter end. Say just enough to make your feelings known and then move on. It may feel like a struggle and you could be frustrated at points because of slow progress and other people’s obstinacy.|
|TAURUS: Clearly if we all said what we thought all of the time, life would be impossible. A little glossing over of criticism usually oils the wheels of friendships. But if you suppress too much, your true feelings usually leak out sideways and cause trouble anyway. So you might as well try to acknowledge what you do think, but gently. Try to throw your energy into joint co-operative ventures. If you pull together you can achieve a great deal more than you would solo.|
|GEMINI: If you let your irritability show then you are likely to make the feeling infectious so everyone gets over heated. Then no one really listens. What you have to say is important, it is just a question of strategy. More can mean less when it comes to tricky discussions. Be clear, concise and detached, then all can be done and dusted very quickly. Watch health since you could be a little over heated at times. Put some attention towards practical work matters.|
|CANCER: You may be spoiling for a disagreement or indeed thinking that a close companion is. It’s just rather high energy around which needs to be channelled. If you can find someone to discuss things with in a constructive way, so much the better. But eyeball to eyeball squabbles won’t get you anywhere very sensible. Your physical passions will soar and you’ll demand the right to be yourself. No one is going to be pushing you into a corner and making demands on you.|
|LEO: You may be in at risk of turning a molehill into a mountain, so take a more considered judgement. Don’t leap to conclusions and say the first thing that comes to mind. Think about the likely consequences of your comments on close companions, otherwise you’ll get a speedy response. You may find feelings of irritation start to well up. But look to the positive benefits of allowing these feelings to surface and then clear them out of your system once and for all.|
|VIRGO: Slowly you are finding that you do have more confidence now. If you normally get stage fright about opening your mouth, that should disappear and you will be delighted at your ability to assert yourself. But if you are normally rather fierce and fiery watch you do not go slightly over the score. Writing letters, making phone calls, holding discussions and negotiations will fill your schedule. You may be a little too blunt or sarcastic at times, and downright argumentative at others.|
Be cool, be calm, be sensible. You could go rushing in where angels fear to tread. You’re not in a mood to concentrate on practical details, but your mind is pretty sharp and clear. Try to find some way of using that without flaring up about trivial irritations. Your long-term security will be more important to you than usual so you are pushing hard to acquire more money and possessions. You’ll fight to defend your rights and ensure that you get your due rewards.
|SCORPIO: In a rather competitive mood, you definitely want to say what you mean and mean what you say rather effectively. You’ll do it well, since your mind is sharp and clear. But you may talk in a way that ruffles other people’s feathers. Try to add a few jokes to lighten the conversation. Any obstacles that appear will be swept aside and people who oppose you will get short shrift. Your temper isn’t likely to be as it’s smoothest. Some diplomacy will be needed.|
|SAGITTARIUS: You’re likely to be dashing around at top speed, but you need to be careful where you put your feet, and indeed what you say as you rush along. Stubbed toe or foot in mouth could be the outcome if you’re not cautious. Be honest with yourself first and foremost about what you are trying to avoid. You’ll achieve little by direct action or confrontation. Indeed the harder you push the less you may succeed so it might be as well to develop patience.|
|CAPRICORN: No one will interfere or cross swords with you and emerge unscathed. But if you can indulge into a little creative discussion where no one takes offence but everyone speaks their mind firmly, then you will emerge with better ideas. You don’t intend to let the grass grow under your feet so you’ll be setting your goals for the future very determinedly. Co operation will not always be easy for you but your enthusiasm will be catching amongst companions, so they should rally round.|
PISCES: IF ITS YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY your year ahead will be chatty, restless, a time when you’ll be aiming higher, wanting to broaden your horizons and get more adventure into your life. Just don’t be too forthright with your opinions since you’ll only cause arguments. Hard work and conscientious attention to detail will bring you the respect of the right people. Money will improve in the final months but before then you’ll need to budget sensibly and save when you can.