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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Work quietly on your own, making sure you haven’t left anything to chance. Having a surefire plan in place will help you act with confidence.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A day trip or attending an event that offers information is favored. A personal relationship will grow stronger if you share special moments with your loved ones.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Speak from the heart and look for common ground when dealing with children, elders and those who affect your emotional wellbeing.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get the lowdown before you make a move that might cost you financially, emotionally or physically. It’s important to understand a situation before you make a decision.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put more time and effort into building a strong home base, even if you don’t agree with everything going on around you. It’s important to be diplomatic if you want to persuade others.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A day trip or attending a reunion will be refreshing and make you realize that you’ve done OK. Romance is in the stars and will lead to an interesting change.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Work on a project that you can do alone. The more you try to interact with others, the harder it will be to accomplish anything.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Ignore anyone who is trying to make matters worse by complaining or criticizing. Put your skills to the test and try your hand at something that gets you motivated.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Someone will put unreasonable demands on you. It’s likely you’ll discover that what’s being asked of you isn’t necessary.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll be forced to make a last-minute change. Don’t give anyone the sense that you don’t know what to do.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t fold under pressure or give in to changes that are risky or based on emotions instead of facts. Say “no” to anyone who takes advantage of you.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t overreact when patience is required. Turn inward and soul-search until you come up with the personal alterations that will help you be your best.