It is not possible to be stuck and simultaneously in the happy flow of life. However, consider that the only difference between being "stuck" and the very normal experience of being a person in a particular position, is that "stuck" has an expectation attached to it. "Stuck" says, "I should be somewhere else." The key to happiness is twofold in this first week of the appetite-driven Taurus sun. 1. Alter the expectation. 2. Love what is.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Despite being the warrior of the zodiac, you're actually keen on peacekeeping, which, when you think about it, is a major part of a soldier's job. You don't have a problem extending the olive branch when it seems like the correct thing to do, but your quite averse to this choice when it's merely the convenient thing to do.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your appetite for socializing ebbs and flows, no state being more correct than another. Though, this week, there are definite benefits to making sure you remain on someone's radar. Friendship is upkeep! Don't worry, the work required to maintain close bonds will be fun, as will the consistent effort of casual ties.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Before you put too much energy into solving problems, make sure they're worth the effort. Why does it matter? How much? And for how long? Stay focused by avoiding giving into momentary negativity. Play the long game. If you're unlikely to care about a thing in an hour or a week, then why care now?
CANCER (June 22-July 22). The result you desire will be the result of 50 moves, most of which are nearly the same move repeated. You are already in love with the idea of getting the result, but what will help you in the weeks to come is to fall in love with the 50 moves. This will eliminate the need for willpower, which will be in limited supply.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It should be fun to reach out to your friends. If it's not, there is something amiss. Has someone been leaning on you too hard? Is someone chronically down? This is an excellent moment for taking stock of your relationships and just noting the current dynamic and how it might be improved.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You like a routine as much as your zodiac neighbors do, which is why you find yourself back at the same meal and with the same people doing the same activities. This week, restlessness sets in, and you'll dream up exciting scenarios for yourself and then follow through, bringing massive excitement to your life.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It's true that the thing that draws you to someone seems utterly intangible, and yet, pursue knowledge of it anyway. Try to measure it. Since it matters to you, it must be detectable in some way. If it's detectible, then it can be observed. It will require you to dial up your senses — which is why it's so worthwhile.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). This week, it won't be too difficult to figure out how to be a part of all that's good in the world. There's nothing to join, no ticket to buy, no organization or person to donate to. What's good in the world comes by way of acknowledging others, listening, sharing a moment and moving and laughing together.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Delays are most common where there are more variables to account for. This is why the timetables are often extended to accommodate things like traveling through cities, long-range plans and large-scale construction. You'll make life easier by giving yourself a good amount of time to tackle the involved projects.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You'll want people to say yes to you, but not all agreements are equal. Sometimes "yes" is really a ploy to buy time, a passive handling of the moment and, ultimately, a frustrating path to "no." This week, guided by stars of socially savvy, you'll find your way to committed, game-changing affirmative answers.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). They wanted; you gave. And in your giving, you created an even bigger appetite in them. Then they wanted more, and you gave more. You know where this is headed. Step back and manage expectations, create structures and set limits. Do this whether you need to or not. It's a matter of staying in control.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). In the skyscraper of "more," there is always the perception of a next level, though elevator rides can be deceptive, and many floors look exactly alike. Whether you're on floor five or 25, enjoy yourself. Talk to everyone. Explore all the areas. Exhaust all the options as though you were on the top floor. Maybe you are!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS: Because limits are lifted and blocks busted through, at first it will seem that this is your year to live fast, free and unfettered. But it will soon become apparent that you're happier with responsibility; you just needed different ones than you've had in the past, and you'll be amply supplied. New challenges invite your creativity, sharpen your social skills and give you some delicious glamour to work with, too. The feeling of being cool is part of the fun, helped along by an incredible posse.
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