Astro Advice Weekly for February 10, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): On the 10th, make personal changes that will earn you rewards, improve your reputation or update your image. A fresh approach to the way you do things will pay off. Don't believe everything you hear on the 11th and 12th. Someone is probably trying to lead you astray or feed you false information. Emotions will surface regarding work-related issues on the 13th and 14th. Don't let anyone make you feel guilty or pressure you into taking on responsibilities that don't belong to you. Personal and professional partnerships will be stressed by circumstances beyond your control on the 15th and 16th. Do your best not to judge others on behavior that has outside influences.

TAURUS (Apr 20-May 20): Don't consider what others say or do as straightforward on the 10th. Ulterior motives are likely to be behind what's being asked of you. Tread carefully. Think outside the box on the 11th and 12th, and you will come up with solutions to a problem you are facing that will surprise others and make you look good. Hidden matters will play a role in the outcome of a conversation on the 13th and 14th. Do your research and refuse to make a commitment until you feel sure that you have all the facts and figures. Don't let emotions cost you on the 15th and 16th. Be direct if you don't want to be taken advantage of by someone trying to dump his or her responsibilities on you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You'll be torn between what you want to do and what's being asked of you on the 10th. Concentrate on love, romance and following a path that ensures your happiness. You'll have to be careful when dealing with people from your past and those who want something for nothing on the 11th and 12th. Don't bend under pressure. Someone will promise you the impossible on the 13th and 14th. Listen to what's being said, but be sure to dissect what you hear and ask pertinent questions before you agree to something you may regret. A problem with someone in a position of authority will detain you on the 15th and 16th if you don't abide by rules and regulations.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Live out your dreams on the 10th. Do whatever it takes to make things happen that will bring you greater happiness. Love, romance and socializing will bring good results. Put a little thought and definitely some creativity into any job you are asked to do on the 11th and 12th, and you will make a lasting impression. Share your thoughts and wisdom. On the 13th and 14th, don't let the changes that others make cause you to miss out on something you really want to pursue. Use your skills and knowledge to advance. Offering a little help to someone in need or a cause you believe in will bring you closer to a goal you want to accomplish on the 15th and 16th.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do something different on the 10th. You need to stimulate your mind in order to make changes that will improve your future, personally and professionally. Put more effort into your surroundings on the 11th and 12th. Fixing up your digs or investing in property or something that you can call your own will pay off in the future. You can stabilize your financial situation by making strategic moves. On the 13th and 14th, make a professional choice that will help you follow a path that suits your skills and talents. Offer what you do best. Not everyone will agree with you on the 15th and 16th, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't pursue your goals. Love is in the stars.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Express your desires on the 10th. Talk openly with friends, your lover or even a colleague. What you have to say will resonate new possibilities that will help you advance. A partnership can bring you greater prosperity on the 11th and 12th. Size up your situation, and discuss what you have to offer and what you want in return. Impulsive expenditures will be your downfall on the 13th and 14th. Count your pennies and make sure your investments are secure before you decide to make an unnecessary purchase. Travel and communication will be your strongest points on the 15th and 16th. Take the time to get your point across, and you will benefit in many ways.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Focus on your needs on the 10th. Take time to relax or to update your look. Taking care of things that will boost your confidence will make a difference. Expect the unexpected on the 11th and 12th. Good alternatives will be offered and the chance to develop a better relationship with someone who interests you is looking good. Socializing and romance will go hand-in-hand on the 13th and 14th. Get out and have fun with friends or network with peers, and you will discover someone you have lots in common with. On the 15th and 16th, you will have a good idea or someone will present something interesting, but you mustn't buy into a plan unless you can afford the price tag.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Spend time at home on the 10th. Develop a plan or start something that can turn a profit for you in the future. Use your imagination, and you will find a way to incorporate something you love to do as a service you can offer. On the 11th and 12th, impulse can be a good thing, but make sure whatever you do, you do it for the right reason. Don't let someone you want to impress cause you to make a mistake. Take good care of your health on the 13th and 14th. Don't let minor ailments grow into something worse due to neglect. Partnerships will be dicey on the 15th and 16th. Clear the air by addressing any existing problems that may cause a problem in the future.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't exaggerate in order to impress someone on the 10th. Portray exactly who you are and what you are offering for best results. Problems with friends, relatives or neighbors will escalate on the 11th and 12th if you are overindulgent emotionally, mentally, financially or physically. Step back and make sure you don't offend someone with your actions or opinions. On the 13th and 14th, spending time at home will lead to changes that are comforting and favorable for future projects on the 13th and 14th. Do something nice for someone on the 15th and 16th, and you will make a good impression and improve your reputation. Be responsible.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Reflect on past mistakes and relationships on the 10th. Revisit what you might want and who you may want to reinstate. You'll be drawn to unusual people, places and projects on the 11th and 12th. Let your imagination lead the way, and you will come up with some interesting concepts that have potential to turn into a prosperous endeavor. Don't jump too quickly on the 13th and 14th. Time is on your side, so don't let enthusiasm lead you down the wrong path. Take responsibility for domestic or household problems on the 15th and 16th, and you will avoid facing a situation that can end up costing you twice as much.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Spend time working from home or on projects that will make your place more peaceful, comfortable or entertaining on the 10th. Love is highlighted, and romance will lead to greater commitment. Incorporate discipline into your life to avoid being blamed for poor choices on the 11th and 12th. Overspending and indulging will lead to trouble. Address old plans that never played out on the 13th and 14th, and you will find a new way to offer a service or product that can bring in extra cash. Listen to what others have to say on the 15th and 16th, but make up your mind based on what works best for you. Don't limit what you can do.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Speak up on the 10th. It's up to you to take care of financial, medical or emotional issues that have left you dangling. Step up to the microphone and let your voice be heard. Disillusionment due to underestimating what's involved to reach your goals will leave you with some tough choices on the 11th and 12th. Put a budget in place and set boundaries that will not allow you to overdo in any way. Avoid secret involvements on the 13th and 14th, or you may end up being blamed for meddling or for something you didn't do. An old friend or lover may tempt you on the 15th and 16th, but before you make a move, consider your past experience.

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