By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make plans to socialize on the 2nd. Welcome a challenge that will allow you to show off and impress people. Your responsive demeanor will result in new friendships. Emotional matters will escalate on the 3rd, 4th and 5th if you share your personal thoughts with a partner, peer or colleague. Once you have witnessed what everyone else is thinking and doing, you will be able to make a much wiser assessment and response. Take it upon yourself to lend a helping hand to someone you fancy on the 6th and 7th. Offering your services will result in a closer relationship. Develop your ideas and discuss your plans with someone who can offer what you lack on the 8th. Collaboration will be key to doing the best job possible.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Go over your personal papers on the 2nd so you have a better idea what you can afford. Making a donation may not be possible. Getting involved in any sort of educational pursuit on the 3rd, 4th and 5th will add to your skills and can help you get ahead professionally. Don’t let an emotional matter stand in the way of your progress. Success is your revenge. You will get to know your peers better if you are a team player on the 6th and 7th. The outcome will also lead to a long-lasting friendship with someone special. Put more effort into your financial situation on the 8th. Set up a budget that will enable you to save for something special. Think big.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Get out and enjoy your friends and family on the 2nd. Interacting with the people you are most fond of will bring you closer. Love is in the stars. Avoid overspending to impress someone on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. If that’s what it takes, you are probably trying to impress the wrong person. Expect to learn an emotional lesson if you are too forthcoming. Use your creativity and imagination on the 6th and 7th to come up with good ideas that can be profitable. Mixing business with pleasure will help you advance. Not everyone will see things your way on the 8th, especially at an emotional level. Bide your time before discussing your plans.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll have a false impression regarding people and situations you face on the 2nd. Don’t make a decision until you get all the facts. You may want to share personal information or agree to a deal on the 3rd, 4th and 5th, but make sure you understand what’s expected of you, as well as what you will get in return. Not everyone you deal with will have your best interests at heart. Proceed with caution. Emotional misunderstandings can cost you on the 6th and 7th. Make a decision that will benefit you, not someone who wants something from you. Test your skills on the 8th and you will accomplish something worthwhile. Present and promote your plans and ideas.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take action on the 2nd. You can accomplish anything if you put your mind to it. You’ll have added strength, courage and resilience to be the victor. Don’t share emotional information on the 3rd, 4th and 5th, especially with business acquaintances. It is best to keep your thoughts to yourself. Travel and learning new skills should be your focus. Partnerships are highlighted on the 6th and 7th. Make plans to get together with people you find inspiring, but don’t feel you have to overspend or overindulge to have fun. Keep an eye on your assets on the 8th. Loss or theft can be expected if you are careless with your possessions.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t let your emotions stand in the way of the things you need to get done on the 2nd. Live up to your promises and move on quickly. Someone from your past is likely to cause problems for you on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. Be firm regarding what you can and cannot do. It’s important to live within your means and your morals. Protect your assets. A change in a contract must be avoided. Precision and hard work will pay off on the 6th and 7th. There is no room for error, and you mustn’t put something off, thinking you’ll get to it later. A social gathering or networking on the 8th will result in an opportune meeting with someone who can teach you the ropes and help you earn more.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Communicate and let everyone know what’s on your mind on the 2nd. It’s the fastest way to get what you want, when you want it. Your expressive dialogue will capture attention. Someone will oppose you on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. Don’t bother arguing unless you have all the facts and figures on hand to make a winning argument. Love is highlighted. Use your imagination to dazzle someone you want to impress. You can enjoy the comfort of friends and family on the 6th and 7th and drum up the support you need to carry on with a plan you’ve been working toward. Put every effort into a relationship that you cherish on the 8th, and you will receive plenty in return.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Attending a reunion or taking a trip down memory lane on the 2nd will do you good and remind you why you’ve made the choices you have. Use emotional tactics on the 3rd, 4th and 5th when dealing with difficult situations or people who may be trying to take advantage of you. Don’t let anger get the better of you. Your success is what counts now. Secrets may seem innocent on the 6th and 7th, but if you hide something, you can expect to face trouble when the truth is revealed. Good fortune can be yours on the 8th if you invest in your skills or in equipment you need to do your best. Avoid overdoing it financially, physically and emotionally.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get involved in a cause on the 2nd or look into professional options that will help you boost your status in the working world. Don’t let your past hold you back on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. Emotional blackmail will be used, so don’t feel guilty saying no to whatever demand is being made. Don’t create temptation by leaving your money or possessions out in the open. Let your charm shine through on the 6th and 7th. You can win points and favours with peers and superiors if you share your creative ideas. An emotional incident will create a bigger problem than you realize on the 8th. Don’t take sides or meddle in other peoples’ affairs.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t keep secrets on the 2nd or you will be accused of withholding important information. A problem with a friend, relative or neighbour can be expected. Emotions will be difficult to contain on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. Sit tight and observe what everyone else is doing before you venture down your own path. Fixing up your home will bring the most satisfaction on the 6th and 7th. Get together with old friends or discuss topics that fascinate you. Emphasize your personal partnerships and how you can make them better. A past relationship will come to mind on the 8th, helping you understand why you’ve been disappointed and what you should do.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Love is highlighted, along with commitment, legal matters, settlements and your financial well-being on the 2nd. Do what you can to spruce up your home. Don’t let an emotional issue cost you on the 3rd, 4th and 5th. You have to know when to say no and how to back away from someone who may be using you. Don’t get angry, get busy. Take a look at your assets and personal possessions on the 6th and 7th, and you’ll discover that you have things you can part with for a price. A garage sale will pay off. Help others on the 8th and you will get help in return, but don’t make impulsive decisions that will be costly. Give your time and your talents, not your cash.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can take an unusual route on the 2nd, but do so in private or you may face opposition. Someone more conservative will try to stop you. You have plenty to offer on the 3rd, 4th and 5th with regard to your experience, compassion and empathy, but don’t let an important relationship suffer because you are too busy helping others. Make time for the people you love on the 6th and 7th or someone may become suspicious. Nurture what you have if you want to keep it. Emotions will surface on the 8th. Make sure you have done something to warrant that they are positive and not negative. The choice is yours.