By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): It will be difficult for you to contain the way you feel as well as your impulsive response to what others do and say on the 3rd and 4th. You must think before you act if you want to avoid a dispute. A little finesse and charm, coupled with compromise and you will gain ground professionally on the 5th and 6th. Set up interviews or business meetings or apply for a position that interests you. Get back to your roots on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Attending a reunion or contacting old friends will liven up your weekend and give you plenty of food for thought. Rethink your goals – past, present and future – and resurrect a combination of possibilities that can lead to greater success.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make sure you have all the latest updates on the 3rd and 4th before you make a decision that may result in trouble with authority figures, government agencies or financial institutions. Do what you can to lend a helping hand on the 5th and 6th, even if it means going out of your way. Your kindness will be rewarded and you will win points with someone you’ve been trying to impress. You may be heading into the weekend, but taking on extra work on the 7th, 8th and 9th will show your dedication and loyalty and secure your position. You may face a negative response from someone you love who feels neglected but, given the economic climate, business must come first.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your imagination will be vivid and your intuition acute on the 3rd and 4th. Follow your gut feeling and you will avoid being taken for granted financially. An impulse purchase that promises the impossible is what you want to avoid. Search for options that will allow you to incorporate your skills into a worthwhile cause on the 5th and 6th and you will find a position that can also turn into a lucrative job. Don’t let uncertainty stop you from sharing your feelings on the 7th, 8th and 9th. It’s important that you let whoever you are dealing with know what’s important to you and what isn’t. Send a very distinct message and you will end up getting exactly what you want and more.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may mean well on the 3rd and 4th but somehow you are likely to send a negative vibe to whomever you are dealing with professionally or personally, resulting in less help and more responsibilities. Instead, keep quiet and do what needs doing. You can appeal to someone who understands your emotional position on the 5th and 6th and get some help and the relief you need in order to take care of your own affairs. Keep on top of what’s going on both at home and at work on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Showing vulnerability will backfire, leading to an out of control situation that is likely to bring a greater burden your way. Prepare to say no if asked to do too much.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Set your goals on the 3rd and 4th and don’t stop until you have achieved what you set out to do. The sky is the limit and the possibilities are endless if you take action and refuse to let anyone stand in your way. New beginnings will rejuvenate you, mind, body and soul. Refuse to let someone else’s plans stand in your way on the 5th and 6th. Emotional issues will not be nearly as bad as someone leads you to believe. Finish what’s expected of you and you’ll avoid complaints. You don’t have to overspend to impress someone on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Your magnetic personality and lively approach to life should be entertaining enough to hold the interest of anyone you deal with.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Uncertainty regarding pending contracts, settlements, legal or financial matters can be expected on the 3rd and 4th. Using force will slow matters down but, if you are willing to do some behind the scenes work on your own, you should be able to clear up any doubt. Do whatever is necessary to satisfy your curiosity on the 5th and 6th, even if it means taking a short trip to speak directly to someone holding the answers to your questions. Take on added responsibilities on the 7th, 8th and 9th if it will help you close a deal or secure your professional position or personal status. Don’t let an emotional plea lead to a joint venture or paying for someone who cannot pay you back.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take control of your life and your relationships both business and personal on the 3rd and 4th. Conduct talks and enforce rules and you will find solutions to any existing problems. Revisit the past and you will discover how you can correct the future. Make changes to your living space or arrangements on the 5th and 6th that will raise the value of your property or provide a better environment for you and anyone living with you. Don’t let work-related matters cause emotional turmoil on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Focus more on what you can contribute to make your surroundings more versatile and convenient for what you are trying to achieve. A partnership will help you advance.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get ready to take on the world on the 3rd and 4th. Your insight, creativity, extra energy and ability to make a prompt decision will all contribute to your advancement personally and professionally. It won’t hurt to enhance your love life on the 5th and 6th by putting time aside to socialize and meet potential partners, if you are single, or to spend quality time with your partner if you are in a relationship. Make residential changes conducive to a project, hobby or activity you want to incorporate into your life. You will be inclined to let your emotions cost you financially on the 7th, 8th and 9th if you overspend on items you don’t need. Stick to your budget.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You can make major changes on the 3rd and 4th that will help improve your home life and status. Making a residential move or renovating your space to better suit your needs should be in the works. Do it yourself projects will bring great results. Socializing on the 5th and 6th or taking a mini pleasure trip or mental health vacation will lead to a better relationship with someone whose company you enjoy. Booking time at your local spa or updating your image will also pay off. Emotions will be close to the surface on the 7th, 8th and 9th. It’s best to deal with any issues that arise head-on instead of letting a situation fester, causing uncertainty and additional stress.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick close to home and avoid any sort of travel or dealings with institutions, government agencies or authority figures on the 3rd and 4th. You’ll be prone to mishaps and minor accidents if you take risks of any kind. Rely on your past experience to lead you in the right direction on the 5th and 6th. Invite people you trust and know you can rely on to discuss whatever troubles you have and you will find solutions that can be put into play instantly. Take care of any physical needs you have on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Diet and exercise must be looked at and a concerted effort to do everything you can to get a healthier regime in place should be your top priority.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Where there is a will there is a way and on the 3rd and 4th you will have stellar ideas. Take your skills, talents and interests into consideration and you will find a service you can offer that will subsidize your income. Don’t allow anyone to play emotional mind games with you on the 5th and 6th. You know what works best for you and, as long as you stick to your plan, you will do just fine. You don’t have to please everyone, you just have to please yourself. A change at home on the 7th, 8th and 9th will allow you greater freedom. Get rid of any living condition that is bringing you down or causing you emotional strife. Once you eliminate the problem, you will start to get ahead.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Force yourself to take whatever action is necessary on the 3rd and 4th to ensure that your health is good, both mentally and physically. A couple of slight but necessary changes can make a huge difference to the way you move forward personally. Reconnect with someone on the 5th and 6th who can help you establish ties with people you can do business or collaborate with. Being pushy will help you come across as confident and successful. Be careful how you treat friends, relatives and neighbours on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Someone is likely to make a force play that will hinder your plans if you aren’t accommodating. Congeniality will help you bypass adversity.