|ARIES: Think about what calms you down, and make sure that today at least you schedule that activity into the diary. You would prefer to escape into your inner dream world because what is outside in the world seems rather gritty or inadequate to you. Give yourself quiet time to ponder, reflect and question, but try not to lose touch with what is going on around you. Apart from anything else, you will just get careless and have to backtrack at a later date to re-do everything. .|
|TAURUS: Fitting in with the crowd can have its compensations since you have many more people around to flit amongst, but then you lose the rewards of intimacy and being the sole focus of someone special’s attention. What you really want is both the freedom of a network of friends, and the adoration of close partners. It may test your ingenuity but it is possible. You are dithering and delaying about your future plans. Part of the problem may be that you just don’t want to commit.|
|GEMINI: You know the best way to get more attention is to run around being of service to companions at work or out in the community. Give them what they need and they’ll appreciate you thoroughly, but you also need to give yourself more time to find yourself. Divide yourself between quiet moments with your feet up and busy patches where you rush around being helpful. You are rather low in energy or motivation and not pushing as hard as usual at the moment.|
|CANCER: If you are getting slightly bored meeting the same companions all the time, you clearly need to reach out for more adventurous mates who can bring you a sense that life can have less restrictions and limits. Allow your imagination to soar and see where you can aim higher. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. You will have to double check all arrangements meticulously. There may be muddles around travel or holiday plans, now or in the future. Sort it out at this stage.|
|LEO: If you are off a mind to do a little clearing out, try not to throw away too much. Not just literally, but emotionally as well, you feel the urge to get rid of some old baggage. Moderation in all things is always a good motto. Your life is changing slowly at a subtle level now since You may feel rather undermined at points, but it is all part of the process of moving you towards a time of different values.|
|VIRGO: The time to take stock of one close relationship has come. Not everything can stay static for ever. Every so often you need to revise your understandings and agreements to keep pace with the change circumstances of your life. Try work out what is important to you in the longer term, not just your whims of the moment. You may be unsure what you want your commitments and responsibilities in close partnerships to be, but those closest to you are in exactly the same frame of mind.
IF IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY your year ahead will be a time when you are pulled between your head and your heart, especially over one close relationships. Try not to make hasty decisions. There will be a way of fulfilling all your needs if you use your wits. Good luck will be on your side with positive encounters and resources being drawn your way. You’ll be possessive of loved ones though they may be evasive at times. Try to be understanding of their dilemmas and concerns.
|LIBRA: You may be seduced by the thought that doing less would make you feel better. But you know if you exert yourself you will feel more virtuous and it will probably bring you more energy. Put your ideals first at work and then you will find that the rewards flow in more readily. Though be on the alert for the odd moment of uncertainty, where you feel disappointed in the attitude of certain teammates. Try not to be too perfectionist or critical. Accept the way life is.|
|SCORPIO: Sometimes in the rush and scramble of coping with everyday matters and an active social life, you lose track of what you really want for yourself. Allowing that vital inner spark to shine out is more important than fitting in with everyone else’s expectations at least for a day. Emotional muddles may be difficult to clear up at this time and you could find loved ones evasive. On the bright side, your sense of sympathy is extremely strong and your sense of mystery will attract romantic admirers.|
|SAGITTARIUS: Maybe the family and loved ones are beginning to mutter unhappily that they never see you, so take the hint, and find time for your nearest and dearest. You have ambitions to fulfil and commitments but you also need to lead a more balanced life, where there is play and relaxation as well as work.A family member or loved one may be over inclined to lean on you. You must make sure you are not being a martyr to save others.|
|CAPRICORN: In order to make one important decision, you have to arrive at the correct standpoint yourself. This may mean delaying until you have pondered on various different possibilities. If you try to be all things to all people it will not work.You may find it difficult to put into words exactly what you think or to communicate clearly with others. Double check all travel arrangements or any kind of detailed instructions. Make sure the advice you are getting is reliable.|
|AQUARIUS: In astrology, money and sex occupy the same area of the chart which may sound weird. But it is still true that both are confidential matters, require a tangible exchange, and usually end up in some kind of a power struggle along the way. Try to be firm but flexible now if you are trying to reach better understandings with close partners in either area. Your need to be sympathetic or generous may get in the way of common sense and security now.|
|PISCES: You know you are unwilling to make certain compromises that are being demanded by someone close, but you are equally not sure whether you wish to cast yourself adrift just yet. Let the dust settle before committing yourself in any direction. Maybe you are feeling dissatisfied now or muddled with the way things are going. You don’t know how you want to appear to others or indeed what you really want for yourself. Leave well alone for a couple of days and it may become clearer.|
courtesy: Marjorie Orr