Astro Advice Weekly for January 13, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Consider ways to contribute to a cause you feel passionate about on the 13th, and you will make a difference. Favors will be granted if you apply gentle pressure. Approach work with originality on the 14th, 15th and 16th, and you will capture the attention of someone willing to take a chance on what you have to offer. Consistency must be implemented into your presentation if you expect to be successful. Emotions will surface regarding your reputation on the 17th and 18th. Do your best to show the people you are dealing with your ability to be accommodating. Listen to someone with experience on the 19th, and you will discover a way to bypass adversity.

TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20): Concentrate on your hobbies or updating your skills on the 13th. Don't let anyone put unreasonable demands on you. An interesting opportunity will help raise your profile or secure your position on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Make sure you stay in the loop by contributing what you can to any conversation regarding future professional ventures. You'll have to be careful when sharing information with others on the 17th and 18th. Someone is likely to twist your words or try to put the blame on you for something that doesn't go well. Put time aside for love and romance on the 19th. Share your feelings, and you'll get a response from someone special.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put a little muscle behind your goals on the 13th. Lining up what you want to do and following through will speak volumes about what you are capable of doing. Emotional deception will lead you astray on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Don't believe everything you hear or give in to someone using guilt tactics to sway a decision you need to make. Take a unique approach to life on the 17th and 18th. You may stir up controversy, but in the end, you will be happy with the choice you make and the support you receive. Put more emphasis on investments and medical matters on the 19th. Making sure you are solid financially and in tip-top shape will ease your stress.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Expect delays or setbacks when traveling or trying to coordinate plans on the 13th. You'll have to be patient and creative in order to get things done. On the 14th, 15th and 16th, greater opportunities will be yours through networking and taking on additional responsibilities that will prove what you are capable of accomplishing. Romance is in the stars, giving a partnership a chance to grow stronger. Avoid being impulsive, and back away from unpredictable people on the 17th and 18th. Don't donate or overspend. Join forces with someone who can help you turn an idea you have into a prosperous venture on the 19th. Money is heading your direction.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Spend more time nurturing important relationships on the 13th, and you will avoid trouble. Additional responsibilities can be expected. Put more time and effort into your home on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Don't hire someone when you can do the work. The changes you make will improve your lifestyle and encourage you to work toward a goal you haven't been able to complete in the past. Focus on learning and gathering experience on the 17th and 18th. A change of scenery will do you good and lead to informative conversations. On the 19th, a problem will develop regarding someone who depends on you for help. Don't let anger take over. Do your best to fix what's wrong.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Enjoy getting out and participating in events, activities or organizations that allow you to share your ideas on the 13th. A partnership that offers equal opportunities will develop on the 14th, 15th and 16th if you set up meetings or sit down and develop a game plan that allows you both to bring your best skills, talents and traits to the table. On the 17th and 18th, a problem will develop if you allow your emotions to get involved in an important conversation that can determine your future. On the 19th, travel if it will help you reach your goals. You will gain knowledge and experience through your dealings with people sharing your interests.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Get out and enjoy the company of youngsters or good friends on the 13th. Entertainment of a physical nature will ease stress and improve your outlook. Work at home on the 14th, 15th and 16th, if possible. You will discover a talent you have or a service you can offer for extra cash. Don't let anyone bring you down or discourage you. A partnership will need your attention on the 17th and 18th. Do your best to get along with the people who influence your life and future the most. Share your emotional concerns. Invest in you on the 19th. Take advice offered by someone showing concern about you and the direction you have chosen. A slight change can improve the outcome.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't let personal matters escalate into an argument on the 13th. Get out and enjoy friends, relatives or people who share commonalities with you. Make some changes at home that are conducive to achieving your creative goals on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Spending time adding to your comfort and wellness will improve your health. Don't allow a peer to cause you any grief on the 17th and 18th. Do what's expected of you and move on. Travel cautiously to avoid minor mishaps. Don't limit the possibilities with negativity. Focus on projects that make you feel good about you and your surroundings on the 19th. You stand to enhance your reputation if you are positive.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): On the 13th, make changes based on old ideas or goals that you have yet to accomplish. High energy and enthusiasm will attract opportunity. Deception coupled with excess will be costly, leaving you in an awkward position that is likely to cause quite a stir on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Keep your emotions in check -- especially when dealing with peers or anyone able to influence your future. Use your knowledge and experience to make your home conducive to achieving personal goals on the 17th and 18th. Self-improvement should be your goal on the 19th. Discipline and hard work will pay off and bring lots of compliments and acknowledgement.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't get angry or hold grudges on the 13th. Let the past go, or you will have a hard time moving forward. Focus on what you can do, not what you cannot do. An interesting idea can be incorporated into a service you have to offer on the 14th, 15th and 16th, bringing you attention and the chance to move in a positive direction. Let your intuition guide you. A change of plans on the 17th and 18th must not be allowed to stop you. Concentrate on what you are doing, and stop worrying about how others carry on. Make home improvements or entertain on the 19th, and you will enhance your relationship with the people in your life.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your personal thoughts a secret on the 13th, and you will avoid being dragged into a difficult situation. Take a good look at your past and current situation on the 14th, 15th and 16th, and you will find a way to make the improvements or changes necessary to reach long-term goals. Asking for help or facing your shortcomings will lead to your success and a brighter future. Use your skills and attributes to get what you want on the 17th and 18th. Believe and trust in your ability to move forward without giving in to temptation. Relying on past experience on the 19th will help you recognize what you must do to avoid making the same mistakes over again.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't let a pending problem cause you to smolder on the 13th. Either let it go or fix it. Emotions will be stopped up on the 14th, 15th and 16th. Use this period to express the way you feel and to move forward positively. After all, success is the sweetest revenge. Use your energy wisely. Volunteer or participate in a cause or organized event that will help you connect with people who can offer you what you need to reach your goals on the 17th and 18th. Don't sit idle when so much can be accomplished. Find an old friend, peer or lover on the 19th. It's time to reconnect with someone you miss or need in your life to move forward.

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