The Mars change brings a double shot of energy, invoking the twin qualities of Gemini. The theme has to do with obligation. Usually, it's our choices that obligate us, although sometimes we're obligated by a birthright or another inheritance. However it happens, this week there's opportunity in the obligation. Handle yours with gusto and you'll stand out as a winner. Enthusiasm turns obligation into a pleasure.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). There are those who are addicted to the hustle, as though being busy automatically makes someone a better person. Hustle is valuable only if it's for a meaningful purpose. So, what is the purpose? This is the question to put at the heart of every activity this week.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). What you thought was a solid plan is just not very exciting to you right now. Part of the problem is that you're in between role models. Some you've outgrown. Some have fallen from grace. So seek new influences. To reignite your motivation, you will need a spark of inspiration from people you admire.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Would you rather go beyond or fall short? It really doesn't matter in which direction the error falls; both ways are missing the mark. And all of the glory comes from hitting the mark. Concentration is key. This can happen only when you're relaxed. Also, this is going to take practice. Expect to try and try again.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Two parts of your life that are usually, for one reason or another, quite separated will intersect this week. It may be a little jarring. You don't really think about how you're different in various contexts of your life, but this will be interesting. You'll garner insights about yourself and impress someone else, too.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Though you don't usually expect people to automatically understand what you're doing or how the interaction should go, this week it will be especially important to explain. You'll feel like an entertainer at a child's birthday party. "The secret number is 11. I'll be asking later, so remember. The secret number is 11."
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). To know how you come across to other people and to understand the impact you have on them requires not only self-awareness but empathy. This week, you're particularly good at putting yourself in the other person's shoes, and it's how you're able to determine and deliver what's most needed. Enjoy success all around!
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Other people have bigger problems than yours, but it doesn't mean that your issues aren't important. They are, in fact, the only ones you're in charge of. So take on your troubles without apology or comparison. If you can manage to be your own No. 1 team member and fan, you'll love how that plays out.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It's a good week to skip the affirmations or anything to do with pumping yourself up to convince yourself that you're fantastic. You know who doesn't think much about self-esteem? People who have plenty of it. Get busy. Being so involved in your thing that you lose yourself is the most direct path to knowing your value.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). How can one person know what's good for all the others? Yet most people have their own ideas of good and bad and get agitated by anyone who doesn't align. You're flexible about it this week. You realize that curiosity, tolerance and the pursuit of understanding will take you much further than judgment.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Oddly enough, self-reflection often doesn't lead to self-discovery. If you want to get to know yourself better, do more things. Interact with different kinds of people. Throw yourself into strange mixes. This will either teach you who you are or help you turn yourself into the person you want to be.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You put yourself in a position to walk among top minds, be a part of fascinating discussions and contribute to meaningful projects. You're listening carefully. You sense that this week. it matters — a lot. The insights people make in a moment represent a lifetime of struggle, learning and experience.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). This is your moment of impact. You can and will make a difference. It starts with seeing the difference that needs to be made. This wasn't obvious to you before, but a vision comes together for you this week. You'll glimpse a few different realities and understand what needs to happen to make them true.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS: The connections you make will lead to travel and lifestyle changes. There will be nothing more influential than the people you spend time with; therefore, you'll choose very carefully in this regard, making sure the qualities you admire are well-represented. Over the next three months, your focus on mastering your skills will take up a good section of life — and pass enjoyably at that. By July, you'll have taken this in a professional direction and be putting money away for an important goal.
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