By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t dwell on the things you cannot change on the 26th and 27th. Look at what you can do and get started. Emotions will be difficult to control but will also help push you in the right direction. Nothing will make much sense to you on the 28th and 29th. A serious talk with the person you feel most akin to will ease some of the pressure you have been feeling. Serious thought on the 30th and 31st will help you set your goals for the upcoming year. It’s time to look forward and to let the past go. You will know exactly what’s required of you on the 1st and how to make everyone around you feel special. Your inspiring outlook and dedication to your beliefs will be admired.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Plan to visit friends or relatives on the 26th and 27th. Socializing will lead to encouraging prospects and a few good ideas you can incorporate into your daily routine in the New Year. Talk to colleagues, peers and anyone else with experience or knowledge about something you want to pursue on the 28th and 29th. The information you gather will be valuable and will help you make a quick decision. Share your intentions with a special person in your life on the 30th and 31st and your chances of success will multiply. Focus on what you have to work with on the 1st and you will set the stage for what’s to come throughout the year. Forward thinking will pay off.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’ll be able to find a deal or investments that interest you on the 26th and 27th but, before you decide to go ahead, consider how much it will cost and where the money will come from. Excess, overindulgence and overdoing it will be the enemy on the 28th and 29th. Take a healthy break and do something that will help to get you back on track. Financial worries will set in on the 30th and 31st if you have overspent recently. You will have to budget wisely if you want to eliminate stress. You will feel a little nostalgic and emotional on the 1st. Share your feelings with the people you care about most. Take a serious look at the goals you set and how you plan to reach them.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Invite friends over or spend time with loved ones on the 26th and 27th. Opening your doors and showing your hospitality will bring you closer to the people you spend time with. Do a little work if you must on the 28th and 29th but leave time to get out and do a little shopping for the finishing touches to accessorize what you are wearing to bring in the new year. Love, romance and kicking back and enjoying someone’s company on the 30th and 31st will make the end of the year special. Take time on the 1st to plan the way you want to approach the upcoming year. A partnership has the potential to play a very important role in how well and how much you accomplish.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get out with friends, discuss your future plans and take a closer look at your financial situation on the 26th and 27th. Romantically, it’s best to do less talking and show more physical attention if you want to bypass a silly misunderstanding. You will experience trouble at home on the 28th and 29th if you have fallen short on a promise you made. Make sure you get all your chores out of the way before you take off. You’ll be in the mood to have fun on the 30th and 31st but, if you forget to be moderate, you may end up apologizing for your conduct. You’ll be able to persuade friends and family to see things your way on the 1st if you use your charm and speak from the heart.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t live in the past on the 26th and 27th because someone has brought memories to mind. Enjoy life in the here and now and with the people with whom you have the most in common. A short trip on the 28th and 29th will pay off whether you are just going to the mall to shop for a good deal or you are traveling to see friends or relatives. Your emotions may be difficult to regulate on the 30th and 31st. Before you start lamenting over days gone by or relationships gone sour, recognize the people in your life now and the possibilities that lie ahead. Don’t criticize or complain on the 1st. Someone is likely to fight back, leaving you little room to maneuver.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Let someone else take care of the workload on the 26th and 27th. You need to replenish your energy. Now is not the time to argue or to allow anyone to take advantage of you. Quiet time will do you the most good. Emotions will be hard to control on the 28th and 29th and the problems you face with friends, neighbors and relatives will not be easy. Opt to spend time reading or working on a project that you can do alone or with someone you feel understands you. Take a look at the year gone by on the 30th and 31st and you will know instinctively what you must do to make the New Year better. It’s out with the old and in with the new on the 1st. Don’t hold on to dead weight.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can make some minor adjustments that will save you money and position you well on the 26th and 27th. Don’t worry too much about what anyone else does or thinks on the 28th and 29th. It’s up to you to go over all the fine details to ensure you get what you want. Reminisce about old friends. Let your heart lead the way on the 30th and 31st. Make someone you love a promise or offer a token of your appreciation. You may want to rethink your strategy on the 1st before making an impulsive move. Run your plan by someone you respect, trust and want to include and you’ll gain insight into what adjustments are required.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’d better be on your best behaviour on the 26th and 27th, especially when dealing with touchy personal relationships. Don’t make a fuss. Try to get a little work done on the 28th and 29th, even if someone is not happy that you are spending time taking care of business. It’s important to finish what needs doing before year’s end. There is a change of atmosphere happening on the 30th and 31st with regard to your personal life and key relationships. Do what needs to be done and keep moving. Emotions are likely to flare up on the 1st if you have let someone down or treated someone bad. Make an apology but don’t reverse a decision because you feel guilty.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Good fortune, interesting gifts and extra cash are heading your way on the 26th and 27th. Fix up your place or add something to your entertainment center. Someone is likely to question what you are doing on the 28th and 29th. Don’t feel you have to be on the defensive. You can make your own decisions and, if someone doesn’t like it, that’s too bad. An interesting proposal will be offered to you on the 30th and 31st. It will make a difference to your future and to the way your upcoming year unfolds. Weigh the pros and cons but don’t take too long to make a decision. Check all the facts and figures you’ve been given on the 1st before you decide to make a donation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take a look at your financial position on the 26th and 27th and you will be able to determine what you must do in order to make your life less stressful. Someone you can count on will help you find a way to improve your lifestyle on the 1st. Just knowing that you can make positive changes will inspire you to put in the effort required. Don’t give in to someone who only wants to use you on the 30th and 31st. An old lover or friend is in your past for a reason. Pick the people you hang out with based on how well they treat you. A prospect you come across on the 1st looks promising. Do whatever it takes to participate. Your enthusiasm will pay off and success will follow.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Do whatever you can to help those less fortunate on the 26th and 27th. Your gesture will result in an opportunity to get involved in a project that can turn out to be quite lucrative. Your emotions may be stifled on the 28th and 29th by someone trying to stand in your way. Assess your situation and make a move based on what you feel is fair. A commitment can be made, a deal signed or a legal or financial problem settled on the 30th and 31st. A romantic encounter will help you make an important decision. Keep your thoughts to yourself on the 1st or you will face opposition from someone offended or hurt. Offer a helping hand without criticism or complaints.