ARIES (March 21 - April 19): You should be able to choose between what others want for you and what you think is best for you. Use meditation or soul-searching to figure it out.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): This is not the best time to surrender control of your finances or to spend beyond your means. Pay cash whenever possible and avoid going further into debt.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 21): Make a quick, fair decision concerning a partnership agreement. Do your best to think with your head and not with your heart.
CANCER (June 22 - July 22): Get focused and get a lot accomplished this week. Roll up your sleeves and complete projects at work and around the house.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): Children or younger siblings will make great allies. Do not hesitate to solicit their help on a creative assignment that requires some fresh ideas.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Plan to interact with family members in order to promote better communication. Get hidden feelings out into the open where they can be discussed.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23): Wondering about a cause or guessing the outcome of a situation could lead to great frustrations. Calm down and do your best to take it all in stride.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 21): Make a vow to eliminate or avoid frivolous spending. Approach your finances with a conservative attitude and shop around for the best buys.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): You tend to be popular among your peers, friends or associates this week. Curtail the demands on your time and avoid scattering your energy.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Enjoy spending quality time alone or playing a more behind-the-scenes role. Slip away to a favorite hideaway where you can relax, read and meditate.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Keep an eye on activities with friends that could become quite costly. Spend with caution and avoid putting a heavy strain on your budget.
PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20): Listen to the advice of a counselor or mentor and avoid a premature career move. Incorporate patience and discipline and wait until the time is right.
If your birthday is this week, you are encouraged to think outside of the box during the coming year. Look for offbeat or unique ideas whose time has come. Experience an expansive force of nature that has the power to totally transform your life. Utilize the opportunities that are presented to you and you will be pleasantly surprised by the ease and simplicity in their manifestation.
Also born this week: Emily Dickinson, Teri Garr, Frank Sinatra, Ted Nugent and Adam Brody.
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