By EUGENIA LAST
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Added responsibilities are likely to stifle your plans on the 8th and 9th. Try to stay ahead so that you don’t miss out on an opportunity to spend quality time with someone special. Love and romance are highlighted on the 10th and 11th. Take time to participate in a program or networking event that will add to your knowledge and qualifications. Don’t sit back on the 12th, 13th and 14th when it comes to dealing with your colleagues and boss or applying for a new position. A little force will go a long way and ensure that you show the initiative required to do a good job. People you have worked with in the past will play a role in your future employment.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Time spent with friends or family on the 8th and 9th will help you better understand what’s expected of you and what you can ask for in return. Communication should be at the top of your list. Much can be resolved. Deception and disillusionment are present on the 10th and 11th. Problems with a friend, lover or a youngster in your life can be expected. Question anyone who you feel is giving you the run-around. Short trips on the 12th, 13th and 14th will pay off in terms of the knowledge you acquire and the opportunities that develop. An open mind will lead to possibilities you never imagined in the past, as well as a lasting friendship with someone beneficial.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You will need to make some changes to your financial plan on the 8th and 9th. Lending and borrowing will bring negative results and must be avoided. If you stick to a tight budget, you will be able to afford some of the opportunities that come your way later this year. Spend more time at home on the 10th and 11th. The time and effort you put into your surroundings and your family relations will pay off. Try not to meddle on the 12th, 13th and 14th. Avoid a dangerous situation or activities that can lead to injury. Don’t lead anyone on personally or professionally. Emotions will escalate if you reject someone who is trying to attract your attention or if you make a last-minute change.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll find it difficult to hide your feelings on the 8th and 9th. Uncertainty will lead to insecurity. Keep busy by volunteering to help those less fortunate. Idle time will be your enemy. Do your best to make some improvements at home or with partnerships that can alter your future on the 10th and 11th. Your interest in making improvements will be received positively, making it easier for you to move forward with your plans. Get started on a project that will ensure greater comfort and less stress at home on the 12th, 13th and 14th. Your hard work and dedication to your family will enhance your reputation and your personal relationships with loved ones.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be very careful how you handle others on the 8th and 9th. Not everyone will play fairly, and it’s important that you maintain your integrity regardless of what others do or say. Honesty and good faith will bring good results. You can secure your financial and contractual situation on the 10th and 11th if you display innovative plans to institutions, agencies or someone in a power position who can help you get the results you seek. Communication, along with putting in a few extra hours, will be all it takes to reach your goals on the 12th, 13th and 14th. Your take-charge attitude will bring you added clout and the confidence of those with whom you must deal.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Enjoy whatever comes your way on the 8th and 9th. You should network and socialize as much as possible if you want to make a good impression on someone who can offer you something in return. Be ready and willing to take on more responsibility. A secret may end up working against you on the 10th and 11th. Don’t take part in anything that may hurt your reputation or leave you in a precarious position. Honesty will be the best policy. You have a choice on the 12th, 13th and 14th. You can plan your actions, strive for perfection and show everyone how capable you are, or you can be argumentative and face complaints and possible loss.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t count on anyone to do things for you on the 8th and 9th. You have to show initiative if you want others to come on board and pitch in and help. Love is highlighted, but you must be willing to make a commitment or a promise. Problems with communication or travel delays will slow you down on the 10th and 11th. Make sure you are well-organized before you begin anything that requires you to relay information. A secret meeting or dealing with information that is delicate will be much easier on the 12th, 13th and 14th if you are direct, honest and willing to listen. Your reaction will make a difference to the outcome of any problematic situation you face.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep everything out in the open on the 8th and 9th regarding your family, your lover or your home. The more structured you are with regard to what you want or expect, the more likely you are to get your way. Emotions will be difficult to contain on the 10th and 11th. Problems at home and at work may seem monumental, but as long as you are honest with everyone, including yourself, you can make something good out of a bad situation. You can fix just about anything on the 12th, 13th and 14th if you are willing to assume the work and responsibility required to meet your goals. People from your past will honour favours now.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Uncertainties regarding your financial situation must be taken care of on the 8th and 9th. Don’t allow anyone to twist your arm when it comes to spending money on items you cannot afford. You can make positive changes on the 10th and 11th without breaking your budget. Don’t hire someone to do what you can do on your own. High energy, coupled with ambition and drive, will lead to your success. Stick close to home on the 12th, 13th and 14th and you will avoid a situation that has the potential to turn violent. Taking a risk will lead to disappointment that will be difficult to change. Don’t let your anger mount. Size up your situation, but don’t react or respond just yet.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You are better connected than you thought. Put out your feelers on the 8th and 9th, and you will get a response from someone who can help you get what you want. Home renovations or making adjustments that ease your stress should be your goal. A partner is likely to disappoint you on the 10th and 11th. Whether it pertains to business or personal life, you have to watch your back, as well as what you share with others. Put your thoughts on paper on the 12th, 13th and 14th. You can sort through any mistakes and make the changes necessary to improve your situation. Contracts, investments, settlements and emotional matters can all be dealt with successfully.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dealing with authority figures, institutions and government agencies will be difficult and emotional on the 8th and 9th. Try to avoid interactions that will put you in a position where others will judge you. Focus on self-improvement and obtaining greater stability. An upfront and honest assessment of your situation should be made on the 10th and 11th. It’s better if you take charge and responsibility for your life and your future. You’ll get the help you need on the 12th, 13th and 14th if you are willing to put in the effort. It’s up to you to pull people and projects together to get the results that best suit your needs. Ask and you shall receive.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Enjoy interacting with creative, interesting people on the 8th and 9th; it will inspire you to move forward with an old idea you benched. Greater opportunity will develop if you discuss your plans with someone you have worked with in the past. An unusual situation will develop on the 10th and 11th if you attend a function that brings you in contact with people who work in an unusual field. Don’t rule out someone who is not keen to join your team initially. Set your sights high on the 12th, 13th and 14th and call together all the people you want to involve in your plans. The contributions made will help your vision grow into something spectacular.