By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make time for socializing and getting to know the people around you better on the 16th. Welcome a challenge — it will allow you to show off. Don’t be surprised if someone calls your bluff on the 17th and 18th. It won’t be easy to sway the vote at home if there is something you want to do. Include everyone in your plans and you will have a better chance of getting your way. Shoot for the stars on the 19th and 20th. You will impress everyone you meet if you are passionate about your pursuits. Taking action will show you are fearless and determined to reach your goals. Obtaining secret information on the 21st and 22nd will leave you in a position of power. Use it wisely.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A past acquaintance will try to meddle in your affairs on the 16th, causing friction with a current friend or partner. Prepare a counterattack. Talks of a personal nature will help you get to the bottom of an emotional issue on the 17th and 18th. Stay calm and you will make a good impression and avoid an unnecessary feud. Don’t take personally a challenge that is directed at you on the 19th and 20th. It’s your strength, courage and know-how that are being challenged. Do your best and you will reign supreme. Stand tall and get your act together on the 21st and 22nd. You have everything going for you and nothing to fear when it comes to outmaneuvering the competition.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let your emotions limit you on the 16th. A false impression will lead you to believe that someone has more to offer. Read between the lines. Helping others or volunteering for a worthy cause on the 17th and 18th will be in your best interest. Someone you meet will share information about a good investment. Put more effort into home, family and getting caught up with chores and other domestic obligations on the 19th and 20th. Your efforts will show that you want to be a participant. Expect someone to put pressure on you on the 21st and 22nd if you haven’t been living up to your word. Promises made must be kept if you don’t want to ruin your reputation.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keeping secrets will work against you on the 16th. Honesty is the best policy — even if it is difficult, it will clear the path and help you advance. Take care of any emotional issues that arise on the 17th and 18th and you will find a way to turn a lemon into lemonade. Your ability to negotiate and sort through difficult matters will be impressive. You can listen to what others have to say or contribute on the 19th and 20th but do your own research. Someone is likely to lead you astray by exaggerating facts and figures. You can make some alterations at home on the 21st and 22nd that will help you feel more secure and ease any pressure that has been put on you by an added burden.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may want to believe what you are told on the 16th but chances are good that whoever is delivering the information has gotten it wrong. Find out first hand before you make a move. An interesting turn of events will take place on the 17th and 18th if you make a point of getting involved in an event or activity that offers alternatives to the way you are currently doing things. Don’t let your anxious attitude work against you on the 19th and 20th. Keep your feet on the ground and your money in your pocket. You’ll be tempted to make a move or to take a trip that ends up limiting you on the 21st and 22nd. Do as much as you can from home and you will avoid delays and upset.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your feet on the ground and your mind on what needs to be done on the 16th and you will avoid emotional problems with an unpredictable individual. Your ability to dissect what’s going on will enable you to make a wise choice on the 17th and 18th regarding investing your time, money and effort into a proposal being offered. An unrealistic emotional situation that arises on the 19th and 20th can set you back financially if you feel obligated to pay for someone else’s mistake. Think twice before you get trapped in something that isn’t your responsibility. A change will do you good on the 21st and 22nd, even if you don’t welcome it. Know enough to move on.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep your head screwed on straight on the 16th or you will make an error based on an emotional situation and someone’s abrupt change of plans. The more you put into your work on the 17th and 18th, the better you will do and the less aggravation you will face. Keeping busy will be the key to avoiding an unsavory situation. Don’t feel you have to donate time or money on the 19th and 20th, just because someone asks you to. Time spent developing a creative idea you have will bring greater returns. Don’t bank on getting the support or help you need from agencies or institutions on the 21st and 22nd. You have to do the legwork yourself. Relying on others won’t work.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put your energy into creating something that will help you get ahead on the 16th. Making changes at home that will help you produce more is a good place to start. Don’t let someone’s comments create a problem for you on the 17th and 18th or you will lose valuable time. Trust and believe in your own ideas, strengths and talent and forge ahead. You have plenty to offer on the 19th and 20th but, before you give too much away, consider what you want and need in return. A good plan will bring in more cash. You can ask for favours on the 21st and 22nd that will make a difference to the outcome of something you have been trying to achieve. Success is just ahead of you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may be anxious to get things going on the 16th but don’t expect to get the help you need to do so. Listen to suggestions offered and complaints being made. An interesting proposal that will influence your financial situation and your personal life should be considered on the 17th and 18th. Negotiate and you will get what you want. Emotional deception is apparent on the 19th and 20th. You’ll have to take a closer look at what’s being offered if you don’t want to give away too much in return. Problems at home will leave you in an uncertain position on the 21st and 22nd. You may have to backtrack if you want to keep the peace and save your reputation.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Direct your energy toward home, family and the ones you love on the 16th and you will reap rewards that will touch your heart and confirm how lucky you are. An emotional issue revolving around a partnership must be dealt with calmly and quickly on the 17th and 18th before it has the chance to develop into an irreversible problem. A financial investment has the potential to do extremely well on the 19th and 20th. Follow your gut feeling and make whatever moves are necessary to complete an important transaction. Socialize on the 21st and 22nd, putting any business or financial deals on hold. Don’t feel inclined to take action based on an emotional situation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Give in to the powers that be on the 16th when it comes to love and relationships. Use your imagination and enjoy an emotional encounter with someone special. A change in your routine on the 17th and 18th will lead you in a new direction regarding work and money. An opportunity to implement one of your ideas into a moneymaking opportunity looks positive. You’ll be drawn into a partnership on the 19th and 20th that can be beneficial personally as well as professionally but, before moving forward, be honest about what you both have to offer. Uncertainty will set in on the 21st and 22nd if the truth begins to unravel, showing you exactly what you have to work with.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Nothing will be as it appears on the 16th. Prepare to deal with someone who is unpredictable and emotionally draining. Do your best to keep a positive attitude and move on. Set the stage for a new beginning on the 17th and 18th by getting involved in social networking events that will open doors to all sorts of new personal and professional possibilities. Don’t underestimate the competition on the 19th and 20th. You are better off to be a team player if you don’t want to be left out in the cold. A partnership being offered on the 21st and 22nd will not be as limiting as you think. Take time to work out all the details and you will soon see the benefits and the potential.