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ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can gain ground if you discuss your intentions, feelings and plans for the future. A reunion or getting back to basics will help you head into the next year with greater foresight and discipline.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep business and pleasure separate. Sharing your personal life with your colleagues or peers will give them access to your vulnerabilities.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t get angry when you should get moving. Take control and do whatever it takes to redirect attention in order to avoid a bad situation.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): When it comes to money, personal matters and contractual dealings, it is best to remain quiet and be willing to listen. Gather the information you require to make a good decision and negotiate on your own behalf.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Fess up to anything that you may regret. Honesty will keep you from making matters a whole lot worse.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take care of unfinished business. Living up to your promises and taking care of your responsibilities will lift a lot of pressure off your shoulders.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can make a decision regarding your future prospects. Knowing what you want and then taking direct action will help you bring this year to a close with an open mind and a sense of relief.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotional disagreements will surface if you or someone close to you has been too indulgent. A little discipline will help you come up with options.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take a closer look at what you have done for others and what you have received in return. Reevaluate your current position and consider how you can go about reaching your goals.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Work alone. Completing what needs to be done before the year comes to a close will ease your mind.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotions will be difficult to contain. Situations will escalate and tempers will mount.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be honest about the way you feel. If you try to dodge someone who needs to talk to you, you’ll raise suspicion.