By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Set your standard and stick to your game plan on the 1st and you will gain respect. A challenge will make you feel good and attract new friends. You may want to help or donate to a cause on the 2nd and 3rd but be careful not to let anyone take advantage of your kindness. False information regarding what’s needed is apparent. An interesting turn of events will lead to a partnership on the 4th and 5th that is not only of a romantic nature but that will enlighten you about your past, present and future. A change on the 6th and 7th will leave you questioning what to do next. Reconsider some of the options you’ve contemplated in the past and you will know what to do.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Avoid letting emotional upset lead to a mistake on the 1st. Be willing to meet halfway and work toward a positive resolution. Your emotions will lead you in the wrong direction on the 2nd and 3rd if you make assumptions and overreact to events that unfold. Investigate the possibilities before meddling or pointing a finger at someone. An opportunity will open up on the 4th and 5th that can change your status professionally and lead to a higher income. Your originality will be what puts you out in front. Mix business with pleasure and come out on top on the 6th and 7th. Your ability to find out what others are up to will enable you to manipulate a situation in your favour.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Live in the moment on the 1st. If you let your anger overrule your common sense, you will miss out on something worthwhile. You won’t get away with stretching the truth or misleading someone you have an emotional connection to on the 2nd and 3rd. It’s best to be upfront, even if it does mean making an uncomfortable adjustment to your relationship. Love is on the rise on the 4th and 5th but proceed with caution or it may jeopardize your position at work instead of bringing you greater opportunity. An emotional confrontation will be due to an indiscretion on the 6th and 7th. You are likely to be blamed for something that was just as much someone else’s fault.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a look at your image and your direction on the 1st and you’ll find ways to update your look and find a new pastime. Dealing with institutions or government agencies will be trying on the 2nd and 3rd. Put these matters off and pursue more creative projects that will bring you joy and satisfaction. You can tie up loose ends on the 4th and 5th. Travel, communications and dealing with authority figures will turn in your favour and lead to resolutions that you’ve been trying to accomplish for some time. Relax and have some fun on the 6th and 7th. Accept change readily and you will see that sometimes a transformation can be to your benefit.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t fight opposition on the 1st; learn to work with it. Finding common ground will bring about something better and more efficient. You can begin to stabilize your life on the 2nd and 3rd by getting agreements resolved with those who owe you for past good deeds. Don’t let someone you are in a dispute with dictate what you can and cannot do. A partnership will take an unexpected but favourable turn on the 4th and 5th. Remain calm and be observant and you will end up in a perfect position. A trip will do you good on the 6th and 7th and help you resolve issues that have been holding you back emotionally, physically and financially. Don’t get angry; it’s time to get even.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be careful what you promise and what you ask for on the 1st. There will be extenuating circumstances that must be considered. Tell it like it is on the 2nd and 3rd and you will get the response you want from the people who can make a difference in your life. This is a new beginning, so put the past behind you and move on. A career move can be made on the 4th and 5th but, before doing so, make sure your reason for change is valid. Ulterior motives are apparent and may lead you in the wrong direction. Getting involved in an event on the 6th and 7th that enables you to help others will be satisfying and will put you in touch with people with whom you have more in common.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll have choices to make on the 1st, but don’t let that stress you out. Think about what will make you the happiest and go that route. Don’t limit what you can do on the 2nd and 3rd because someone is giving you a hard time or putting demands on you. Push back and stand up for your rights. You have to set a precedent. You will have added discipline on the 4th and 5th that can lead to greater opportunities, travel and talks. Now is the time to stop procrastinating and start moving. Don’t let emotional issues stifle your progress on the 6th and 7th. Follow through with your plans and, in the end, you will discover that nothing is worth slowing down for.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t let anxiety cause you to make a mistake on the 1st. How you handle people and situations will determine your future. You’ll be emotionally up and down on the 2nd and 3rd due to personal relationship problems and the uncertainty that comes along with the issues raised. Stay calm — arguing will only make matters worse. Stick close to home and protect what you have. Fixing your home or making changes that are more conducive to your future finances on the 4th and 5th will ease your mind. Do what you must, but don’t jeopardize your position. A trip on the 6th and 7th will help you realize what you must do next. Talks will lead to resolution and acceptable changes.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Wheeling and dealing will bring good results on the 1st. You can secure your position if you look out for yourself. Don’t take a back seat. Don’t argue with the boss or any authoritative figure on the 2nd and 3rd or you will end up in a no-win situation that can be costly. Stick to the truth and abide by the rules for best results. An interesting relationship will develop on the 4th and 5th if you get involved in a project that deals with issues that concern you. Your help will enhance your reputation and can lead to a new position. A change in your location or residence will do you good on the 6th and 7th. Don’t hesitate to refinance or buy or sell in order to get ahead.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Everyone around you will have an agenda on the 1st, making it even more important that you know exactly what you want and how to get it. Don’t let home improvements go over budget on the 2nd and 3rd. You may want to please the people who depend on you but overspending will not help in the end. Stick to your original plans, regardless of temptation. Put a little more effort into detail on the 4th and 5th and it will make a huge difference to the outcome of a project you’ve been working on. Your charm and savvy know-how on the 6th and 7th will help you initiate a partnership that will lead to prosperity in the future. You will get what you want without using force.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t settle for anything less than what you want on the 1st. Making a move or altering your living arrangements will help you financially. Don’t jump to conclusions on the 2nd and 3rd or you will lose ground and depreciate your reputation. It’s important to maintain the truth and integrity if you want to keep things moving forward both personally and professionally. You can make a strategic move that will enable you to make some extra cash on the 4th and 5th. Love is on the rise and a romantic encounter is likely. A trip or talks with someone experienced on the 6th and 7th can lead to a better position or a job that allows you to use your skills to the fullest.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t let a problem with a project challenge your personal life and plans on the 1st. You will have the upper hand if you maintain composure. Don’t be fooled by empty promises on the 2nd and 3rd. If someone offers you something, get it in writing before you celebrate. Spending money you don’t have will lead to stress. You’ll be torn between what you should do and what you want to do on the 4th and 5th. Don’t let love lead you down the wrong path or cost you emotionally, financially or physically. You can surprise everyone on the 6th and 7th by making a move that is unexpected and will enable you to follow through with your own interests and plans.