ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Note that people’s moods have changed. Make time for a partner or loved one. A practical discussion will help set the pace.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** Defer to others. You might want to escape the holiday fervor and do something completely unrelated. Allow your creativity to flow.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** You have some important matters that demand your attention. You might sense that a parent or higher-up needs your time as well.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** Investigate the alternatives that surround a child or loved one. This person might want a change. Keep communication open.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) *** Be more in touch with a family member’s needs. Your ability to visualize what someone else wants will help you please others. Use this talent.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ***** You express opinions tentatively yet honestly. You tend to put a partner or loved one on a pedestal. Be aware of how you are building up this person.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) *** Be more upbeat and positive in dealing with a financial matter. Your attitude could carry over into conversations. Listen to your inner voice.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Beam in more of what you want. Listen to news with greater attentiveness. Understand what is happening within your family.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) *** Know what is happening behind the scenes, but you might not be privy to all the conversations. Listen well and ask insightful questions.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** Calls come in, and before you know it, you are off doing what you want. A neighbor or close relative will request some of your time.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) *** You might have to handle some work or manage a project that has been on the back burner for too long. Use good sense with money.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ***** Try to get an overview of a situation and determine in which direction you want to head. Test it out on several people.

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