ARIES (March 21 - April 19): Work to complete tasks and tie up loose ends in a professional project. Obtain required information or instructions from your superiors by asking key questions.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Strive to keep your life or routine as simple as possible. Should an unscheduled trip or travel opportunity come up, be prepared to leave immediately.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 21): This is an ideal time to put your money to work for you. Take a practical approach to investments. Solicit help from a qualified consultant.
CANCER (June 22 - July 22): Turn your attention to a close personal relationship. Set the stage for an intimate meeting or heart-to-heart discussion and address a pressing problem.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): Make an attempt to lighten your workload. Think through a difficult task before actually starting out. Troubleshoot your way to success.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): You are at your best when moved or inspired by something greater than yourself. Devote your time and energy to an exciting and vital worldwide project.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23): Establish a very loving and supportive environment. Plan to spend quality time with family members or others who deeply care for you this week.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 21): Your brain is very active. Use this driving intellectual prowess to expand your sphere of knowledge and to break down preconceived notions and outdated ideas.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Financial issues will emerge and take center stage. Adopt a budget that keeps pace with your lifestyle. Think smart and spend conservatively.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Seek self-enriching and enlightening activities. Ask yourself some important questions and learn more about who you are and what you really want.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Time spent alone helps to lower your stress level and speeds the healing process. Take time to relax, meditate and escape from a frantic pace.
PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20): Proceed toward your goals with high hopes, enthusiasm and raised aspirations. Apply your talents and energy and attain what your heart desires.
If your birthday is this week, the year begins with a bang for you and your loved ones. Embrace a feeling of anything goes, or work from the premise that anything is possible during the coming year. Take full advantage of the unusual opportunities that will dot your path. Be prepared to deal with challenges or setbacks with monetary matters. Overcome possible budgetary limits with good planning and disciplined spending.
Also born this week: George C. Marshall, Paul Revere, Kate Bosworth, J.R.R. Tolkien, Louis Braille, Robert Duvall and Carl Sandburg.
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