Astro Advice Weekly for December 08, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): On the 8th, 9th and 10th, settle any differences diplomatically to avoid a mishap that affects your position or your reputation. Once you know where you stand, you can make preparations to change what isn't working for you. Good fortune is heading your way on the 11th and 12th. Sign contracts, invest or check out property that interests you. You can stabilize your future by making changes to your lifestyle that allow you to cut corners and reuse what you already have. Look and listen on the 13th and 14th. Size up your situation, and use the information you gather to protect your assets and your principles, and you will ward off any chance of losing what you've accumulated.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Let your intuition guide you when dealing with proposals, negotiations, legal or financial matters on the 8th, 9th and 10th. A partnership may appear to be restrictive at first, but if you look past the initial differences, you will find common ground. Send out your resume or pick up skills that will make you more marketable on the 11th and 12th. You can raise your earning potential by making a move or taking on greater responsibility. Learning on-the-job will lead to more money. Speak from the heart on the 13th and 14th, and you will resolve a personal issue you have with someone you love. Sharing your feelings will lead to romance and a better relationship.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You may be talkative, but be careful not to give out too much personal information or you may end up having to defend yourself on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Maintaining a good relationship with the people you work with will count for something. Take action, get things done and be willing to help others on the 11th and 12th. Working as a team player will bring you added benefits and favors when you are in need. Ask questions if you don't understand what's expected of you. A partnership you develop on the 13th and 14th appears to have great potential. A new venture will allow you to make some of the changes you want to pursue to improve your living standard.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Reconnect with old friends and colleagues on the 8th, 9th and 10th, and it will help you make wise decisions about the present and the future. Moving forward is the right thing to do. Follow your heart and let your emotions and intuition guide you. You will have a conflict of interest if you are inconsistent on the 11th and 12th. Make a decision and pick a direction, but don't go over a set budget. It's what you get done that will impress others, not what you talk about doing. What you offer to do for others on the 13th and 14th will ensure that you will get the support you need. Past experience will play a role in having the confidence needed to reach your goal.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don't sit idle when you should be moving about, getting things done on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Looking for a bargain or getting together with people you find inspiring will help you find a plan to solve a personal situation you have been dealing with. Welcome a challenge on the 11th and 12th, and you will make an impression. Your success will be your ticket to greater options as well as making sure that anyone that opposes you will back down. Make your intentions very clear and you will feel good about the direction you are headed. On the 13th and 14th, emotional issues will surface regarding someone who depends on you. Make concessions that will ease stress.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get down to basics and work on details on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Trying to get others to do things for you may work, but it isn't likely you'll be satisfied with the work done. Spending time with children or shopping will make you feel good. Watch your spending habits on the 11th and 12th. Blowing your budget will leave you stressed and worried about your expenses. Avoid impulse purchases or trying to please someone with gifts. Stick close to home and protect your possessions. You will pick up information on the 13th and 14th if you investigate the pros and cons of an idea or plan you want to pursue. Make special plans with someone you enjoy being with.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take action, say what's on your mind and don't give in to someone's negativity on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Rise above setbacks, and you'll find a way to get what you want, regardless of what or who is standing in your way. Take a unique approach to whatever you do, and you will succeed. Don't let an awkward situation force you to make an impromptu decision that you won't want to honor on the 11th and 12th. You will gain respect if you control the situation by waiting to base your decision on facts, not pressure. Focus on projects that concern travel and communication on the 13th and 14th. Don't go overboard when it comes to spending. Look, and you'll find a cheaper alternative.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make a point of showing interest in what others do on the 8th, 9th and 10th, and it will spark an idea that will help you advance. Follow through with a unique plan that will set you apart from any competition you face. Participate in a cultural event that will broaden your outlook. Visit unusual places or attend an event that will get you moving on the 11th and 12th. Sharing with people with something to offer will lead to an interesting proposal or opportunity. A friendship you begin will compliment you in many ways. Your imagination will lead to an emotional challenge on the 13th and 14th. Join forces with someone who shares your thoughts, and you will find a solution.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Trying to control a situation will be futile on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Someone is waiting to blame you, so be on guard and double-check your work before making a submission. Emotional blackmail and meddling are apparent, and the less said the better. Focus on home and what you can do to please the ones you love on the 11th and 12th. Use ingenuity, and you will come up with ideas that will help you initiate a healthy, happy domestic situation for you and your loved ones. Don't leave anything to chance on the 13th and 14th. Take time to finish projects, and you will feel good about your accomplishments. A new venture will interest you.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): On the 8th, 9th and 10th, memories will keep you wondering about someone or something from your past that needs closure. Don't hesitate to make inquiries, but hold off on making a move or change that may leave you in a precarious position. Weigh the pros and cons before you indulge in something that is questionable. Travel and communication is not recommended on the 11th and 12th. Emotional mishaps and unexpected delays will make it difficult to accomplish. Focus more on personal improvements. Put more emphasis on your personal life on the 13th and 14th. Start by making changes that will please the ones you love. Fix up your home and surroundings.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Get out and mingle or shop for some interesting items that will brighten up your wardrobe or your home on the 8th, 9th and 10th. A job you've been asked to do should take priority. Approach whatever task you've been given from a unique angle, and you will impress someone who is interested in what you have to offer. Review what you have done in the past on the 11th and 12th, and you will come up with a plan that will help you find a better-suited way to present and promote what you have to offer. Show off a little if it will help you get ahead. Keep your emotions in check on the 13th and 14th. Make secretive changes to avoid anyone from interfering in your affairs.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Secrets must be kept on the 8th, 9th and 10th. Find out what everyone else is doing, and base your decisions on how best to fit into whatever is going on around you. Keeping a low profile will help you avoid being compromised. Confusion or false information can be expected. Move forward with caution. You may feel like venturing out on the 11th and 12th, but you will get far more accomplished if you do your research from home first before traveling to find items or ideas that you want to pursue. Invest in you and your attributes on the 13th and 14th, and you will find a way to enhance a goal you want to achieve before the year comes to a close. Put your needs first.

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