courtesy: Marjorie orr
|ARIES: People in authority in your life may be demanding that you do what they want. Trouble is you basically want them to do what you want. So there may be an impasse around, and some anxiety from that. Just be tactful but firm. Maybe you cannot change everything you would like, but you can probably make more of an impression than you imagine by the way you rise to the problem. You do have a very critical, clear view of life now.
|TAURUS: If you are willing to be flexible, then you can make significant progress. You need to be secure enough in your identity that you can take feedback from other people. Try to see where you could alter course a little, whether it’s in your be-haviour or your attitudes. It is important that you fix your eagle eye on the things that need looking at. If you do you’ll find that you can pick up the tiny little details that need to be sorted out.
|GEMINI: Try to wind down rather than get too uptight. It may take an effort, but staying cheerful in spite of the circumstances around you may just be the easiest way to sail through in good form. Stay calm and serene, and just smile gently if close companions get too tricky. Trivial amusements may not be uppermost on your mind which is just as well since they won’t work well just briefly. If you try to be too cheerful, you’ll end up feeling thwarted.
|CANCER: Whatever has become confused or delayed around you lately needs a sensible strategy to get it rolling again. You may feel puzzled initially about how best to tackle it all but keep persevering and the answers will come. It could even be a good time for house-cleaning, have a grand clear out and re-organisation. If you are holding back from a serious discussion with workmates or close companions then maybe you will need to think of some way of breaking the ice.|
|LEO: Don’t run yourself or your talents down but try to be fair minded about your own achievements as well as those of other people. Remember that you’ve got a sense of humour as well as a sense of what’s wrong with life. It is important to break through one communication barrier now but that requires you get companions to listen respectfully to what you have to say. You need to prepare the ground in advance by softening them up. Above all, believe in yourself.
|VIRGO: You are not happy with just taking superficial explanations for anything. You want to get right down to the roots of situations. Although you may feel stuck this is part of a clearing out process, when you need to get rid of inessentials your life. If you can push frivolities to one side just temporarily and do the practical, solid, sensible, get-it-all-together kind of tasks, then you could get a lot of stuff cleared out of the way once and for all.
|LIBRA: If there are tensions in relationships at work or at home, you will need to find a way out of differences without making your actions too obvious. Not being too submissive, letting other people steamroller over the top of you, or being too pushy yourself. Don’t think on the broad sweep, or fly high. This is very much a time to focus in on the small things. If you are more on your own than usual it’s only a very temporary, passing phase.
IF ITS YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY your year ahead will be slow going at times and rather challenging but perseverance will pay off. There may be tensions at home or within the family so you’ll need to stand firm and be flexible to get the changes you want. One close partner may be in an unpredictable mood so give them as much elbow room as they want. You’ll enjoy quality time on your own which will give you the chance to put the past into perspective. After mid next year you’ll bounce.
|SCORPIO: It may be that other people are pushing you around a little bit. Don’t let them. But don’t get pulled into their tactics either. Responding in like manner is only likely to prolong a sticky situation. Use a little subtle ingenuity to find a third way, and then you’ll be able to smile triumphantly. Your self-esteem is maybe not that great at the moment. Don’t judge yourself by other people’s standards. Give yourself a pat on the back for what you have accomplished recently.
|SAGITTARIUS: Sometimes a joke can break tension when things have become slightly tricky to which there is no obvious answer. If everyone insists on standing firm, then it could end up in one of these unwinnable battles where nobody is willing to give way. You may be seeing the flaws and the inadequacies rather than the benefits. It may not be very easy to either open up to other people because you fear they may be critical rather than supportive, but try all the same.|
|CAPRICORN: Try to let go of old patterns of behaviour that have been holding you back. Change is never simple, especially at a psychological level, but you will benefit greatly from abandoning what is not in your best interests. If there are slight delays around, don’t get discouraged. Just sound bright, breezy and bouncy, leave it for a while and hey presto it will all work itself out. Attitude of mind may be more important than anything else. Think positively and it will work.|
|AQUARIUS: If you feel blocked and that nothing is budging an inch do not get discouraged. There are powerful pressures working below the surface or behind the scenes, which will allow you to turn your life round very soon. You will be quite sharp about detail now. Where you have specialised or really significant tasks to do, you will find you crack along. Though you won’t necessarily find it very easy to communicate with other people. Maybe you’re just putting yourself across too cautiously.
|PISCES: If you are too awkward and uncooperative and demand total control, it may not get you the results you want. Maybe you are absolutely right, but being right does not necessarily mean you will win. If you end up in a push pull situation, you will only end up with a stalemate. That would be a real waste of energy. Maybe you do feel a bit heavy briefly, but that may just mean you are being realistic, facing the bottom line in one situation.