The moon in Capricorn reminds us of the ambitions we've been chasing for the last four weeks, even after the sun has moved on from the realm of the goat. The Aquarius sun urges us to look at how our efforts fit into the big picture. Going to the next level with our goals will depend on how well our efforts serve the greater good.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You'll be frugal without thinking too much about it or trying too hard to save. You'll naturally gravitate toward choices that put more money in your pocket because they just make sense.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You'll use your originality in an environment where almost everyone is doing the same thing. You'll stand out in a good way. People will notice you and, in a sense, feel more awake.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). People will ask you difficult questions. You'll have an inkling about this, and you'll be wise to anticipate, prepare for and rehearse ahead of time. Try out different answers to see what feels right.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Monitor your nervous system. Tension levels will rise and fall. You can manage your stress through exercise and other coping strategies. Talk to a friend. Cut events out of your schedule. Slow things down.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'll feel a strong drive to be first. Is it your ego pushing you forward or are you merely acting on the impulse of destiny? Stay aware of the others around you. If you are meant to be No. 1, no one else will be hurt in the process.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It will be an all around good day. You'll be in high spirits and quite productive. Spontaneous activities will delight you. The events you plan will be equally special.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Travel, teaching and study are avenues for increasing the money flow to your realm, and that's not the only positive result for your efforts. You love to learn and have fun with it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You'll be in the mood to stir things up. You'll add some sparkle and perhaps a pinch of mischief, to another person's life. Your creations and suggestions will invigorate the action.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). More research is needed before you're really ready to go for a goal. Read and make arrangements to interview those who are in the know. You'll clarify your goals over the course of next week.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). It seems like you're always the one expected to be the grown up of the group. Sometimes you wish you didn't have to have such a high level of responsibility. Take a breather. You'll feel better after you de-stress.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). When your mood is lighthearted, the beauty in you radiates out. Your upbeat social energy will help you attract people who give you even more reason to laugh and smile.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Keep trying new approaches to a problem. It will be easier to experiment when you truly believe that there's a magic combination that will work. There really is a winning solution; you just have to find it.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Jan. 21). You will move outside your normal avenues of thought. Newfound knowledge will add depth to your life. Endeavors come to completion in February. A new relationship becomes strong through spring. Your focus on work, service, education and travel will lead to achievement in the fall. Libra and Scorpio adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 2, 12, 18 and 50.
CANCER YEAR AT A GLANCE 2012
JANUARY: You'll actively and continuously build a relationship throughout the entire year. FEBRUARY: The full moon on the 7th will show you the truth of someone's heart. MARCH: Mercury's retrograde favors putting your feelings into art. You could discover a talent you didn't know you had. APRIL: You'll expect the best of others, state those expectations, and watch as they rise to the occasion. MAY: The reason for a professional boost will be part luck and part sweat. JUNE: The sun in your sign after the 21st will help you play to your strengths. JULY: You'll be maintaining personal treasures and adding to your material wealth. AUGUST: Venus moves into your sign to energize friendships and love relationships alike. SEPTEMBER: The mystery you weave around yourself is part of your appeal. OCTOBER: You'll trade places with someone in an act of mercy. You really are willing to be inconvenienced to spare a loved one. NOVEMBER: The spirit of adventure will be alive in you. DECEMBER: Make a wish on the full moon in your sign on the 28th.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Academy award-winning actress, philanthropist and Mensa genius society member Geena Davis is a fine example of the Aquarian mix of heart and intellect that makes this sign so effective at bringing people together. Davis was born when the sun and Mercury were in Aquarius and lucky Jupiter was in entertaining Leo.
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