Jan 18,2008 00:00
ARIES (March 21 - April 19): Friends try to talk you into an activity or concept that is outside your comfort zone. Listen with care, but keep in mind it is OK to say no.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): You might not agree with a decision made by someone in authority. Avoid complaining or arguing a moot point. Bite the bullet and go along with the program.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 21): It takes an extra effort to turn a dream into a reality. Think creatively, yet realistically. Follow your instincts and remain open-minded and optimistic.
CANCER (June 22 - July 22): Start saving and building now for a prosperous and secure tomorrow. Pick an investment plan that will support your financial goals.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): Speak up and stress the importance of teamwork to a partner or mate. Use diplomacy and tact to settle your differences and to solidify your relationship.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Take good care of your mind, body and spirit this week. Get plenty of rest and avoid going overboard with food, drink, meditation or exercise.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23): The saying "too good to be true" applies to an offer or opportunity presented to you. Stay on your toes and shy away from speculative ventures.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 21): Take steps to clear up a misunderstanding between you and a family member. Do your homework and present the facts with compassion.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): What you convey or choose to say will have long-lasting effect. Take responsibility for distributing a positive message.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): This would be a great time to review your current financial situation. Make a commitment to a monetary goal and work hard to bring it to fruition.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): You have a green light to move forward with a personal project. Blank out doubts or fears; put the pedal to the metal and go for it.
PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20): Your mind tends to wonder a lot this week. Make a conscious effort to stay focused, concentrating on the tasks at hand.
If your birthday is this week, just within your reach you will uncover a cornucopia of opportunities for personal expression and growth. Enjoy an abundance of creative ideas or energy that will be at your disposal during the coming year. You can also expect extreme changes in emotional or financial affairs. Do not allow the intensity of your interactions to undermine your main relationships. Avoid confusion in communication and make your intent clear.
Also born this week: Jack Nicklaus, Sir Francis Bacon, Edouard Manet, Neil Diamond, Alicia Keys, Anita Baker and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.© Copley News Service