The introverts of the world know the quiet power of reevaluation, as they process the external world by evaluating the internal world, especially by assessing what's happened and analyzing events. Saturn's retrograde this week will enhance the inward journey for introverts, and have the extroverts of the world following suit, checking the patterns and products of the past against expectations past and present.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). It's a slow, foggy start to the week. Enjoy the diffused light of the mind; it's actually a very creative headspace, feeding your unconscious. When the fog burns off, as fog does, you'll see the contrasts like you couldn't before. You'll suddenly and clearly understand what belongs in your scene and what doesn't.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Happy people are lighter. They need less. They don't have to make everything about themselves. Throughout your life, you've been different levels of happy. Your joy has been lost and found, has sunk and sailed. So you can appreciate where people are. You'll meet them there with compassion.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Should you commit? Of course, there's always a chance that the end result will be disappointing, but you've already had a few experiments go wrong. That gives you an advantage. Now you know what to look out for. You also have better tools you can use to nudge things in a favorable direction.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Some people actually get paid to approve of things. The fact that it's a job acknowledges the work and responsibility involved. You, of course, know this well. You feel the emotional weight when people seek approval from you, which they will this week. Ironically, the more they seek it, the less compelled you'll be to give it.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You can address a need in more ways than one. Before you pull out your wallet, ask the question: Why is this important now? Whatever the answer to that is, ask the same question again: Why is that important? As you get 10 or 20 questions deep, you'll have a realization. Maybe what you need is different from what you want to buy.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You'll make several choices for a specific purpose, and you'll keep making them, aligned in one direction, until a pattern is established. The pattern becomes a groove; the groove becomes a style; the style becomes what you're known for — in other words, your "brand." You are becoming more yourself.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Fixing things can be harder than starting over from scratch. You have to know when to cut your losses. Throwing good after bad will be a danger this week, but only if the people involved are too invested (or stubborn) to admit when it's wrong and in need of a different approach. You'll be the wise one. Stay alert.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). If that thing you did a few months back now strikes you as a little embarrassing, that is a good sign. You're growing, improving your eye and becoming more excellent at what you do. Keep sharing in full knowledge that whatever you share, you're bound to feel funny about it later — that is, if you're doing it right!
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There are better and worse ways of dealing with stress, and you've had your fair sampling of methods. The better ways aren't always the easiest and most available, unless you make them that way. It's a fine week for figuring out how to tweak your environment to favor all the things you want to do and be.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). What you told yourself you'd do and what you're doing are two different things. It's as though a child inside you stubbornly resists your grown-up wishes. Change your mindset. No one is forcing you. You're free to choose to do whatever you want, or to do the things that will get you what you really want in the end.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The weather isn't up to you, but with preparations you can make yourself comfortable in any likely environmental circumstance. You could even be comfortable in space with the right gear. And what about the emotional and interpersonal "weather" of the week? You'll successfully gear up for that, too.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It started as a tiny craving. Back then, you dismissed it as unnecessary or perhaps extravagant. You thought it would go away. It didn't. Handle it now before it turns into a full-blown longing. Research and experiment, as this can be take care of for much less time, effort and money than you think.
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS: An exhilarating start to this solar return will include a chase of sorts, a prize and a way of telling the story that gives many people pleasure for years to come. You'll be warmed by the ways your colleagues and loved ones show appreciation for all you do for them. Stay connected to elder family members, as you've much to teach each other. You're right to be hesitant about getting into investments in 2020. Hang back to understand how the game is played before you dive in.
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