Astro Advice Weekly for March 17, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Reassess what you accomplished in the past and how you went about reaching your goals on the 17th, 18th and 19th, and you will know instinctively what's required now. With a couple of changes and a gentle nudge, you can get someone who has been holding out to follow through with a promise that was made. Ask and you shall receive. Relationships will be tested on the 20th and 21st. Do your best to understand whoever you are dealing with before judging or making an emotional move that can jeopardize your friendship. Plan to have some fun on the 22nd and 23rd. Getting together with someone you don't see often will motivate you to follow through with an old idea.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Spending more time with someone you feel intuitively connected to will allow you to develop a closer bond or pursue a venture together on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Setting out the terms of your agreement will ensure that you both contribute equal amounts. Don't oversell an idea or offer to pay more than you can afford for help. You can make personal improvements that will boost your ego and your confidence on the 20th and 21st. Take on any challenge that allows you to show off the new you. A problem at home will escalate if you ignore your responsibilities on the 22nd and 23rd. Someone who needs your undivided attention will make a complaint.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep things moving on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Idle time will be your enemy. Do what you can to help others, but don't make promises you cannot deliver. Get the facts regarding a position that interests you. The description will not be a realistic depiction of what's being offered. Ask direct questions and get what you want in writing. Someone you were close to in the past will disappoint you if you try to reconnect on the 20th and 21st. Don't forget what led to the distance that came between you in the first place. Things are looking up on the 22nd and 23rd. Sharing responsibilities with someone with whom you enjoy spending time will lead to a closer relationship.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Put your trust in your intuitive guide on the 17th, 18th and 19th. A creative project will show your skill and talent beautifully, bringing compliments and the potential to make extra cash. A trip to an unfamiliar destination will be an eye-opener that will encourage you to try something different from anything you've done in the past. A serious partnership will develop on the 20th and 21st. Don't shy away when the prospects look so inviting. Whether a business or personal connection is what's being offered, you will benefit. Avoid being too impulsive on the 22nd and 23rd. Be sure that you or the person you are dealing with doesn't have ulterior motives.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): On the 17th, 18th and 19th, doing too much for others will not end well. You have to avoid taking over or getting involved in a situation that doesn't really involve you. Offer suggestions if asked, but don't offer to pay or fix something that isn't your responsibility -- you will end up in the middle of someone else's mess. You need a change of pace and scenery. A problem while traveling may occur on the 20th and 21st if you don't abide by the rules. Don't take any chances that may put you in harms way. Focus on spending time being pampered or relaxing with friends. Do something physical or challenging on the 22nd and 23rd, and you will be successful. It's playtime, enjoy.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't jump to conclusions on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Overreacting will put you in a vulnerable position. Do whatever it takes to secure your position and to ensure that you are not being made to look bad. Protect what you have without pointing fingers, criticizing or meddling. It's important to be diplomatic and patient. On the 20th and 21st, you'll find it easier to recognize who is on your side and who isn't. A personal relationship is highlighted. Make plans to do something together that will be memorable. An investment should be scrutinized carefully before you decide to contribute your hard-earned cash on the 22nd and 23rd.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Avoid getting involved in gossip on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Offer kind words and helpful suggestions that will not implicate you in any negativity that is going on at home or at work. A new hobby or philosophical practice will help you become a better person and enhance your friendships with the people you encounter. Too much stress at home or work will lead to minor ailments on the 20th and 21st. Do your best to get what needs to be done out of the way so you can move on to more appealing activities. On the 22nd and 23rd, you'll have good ideas that you should share. Attend a networking event that will allow you to mingle with like-minded people.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep pinching pennies on the 17th, 18th and 19th, and you will ease your stress. Put more thought into turning one of your skills or talents into extra income. An original idea can turn into a viable community service. Romance is in the stars, and celebrating with someone special should be your intent. You don't have to spend a lot to have fun with someone you love. A short trip, making home or personal improvements, or relaxing with a friends or family will motivate you to resurrect an old idea on the 20th and 21st. Put emotions on the backburner on the 22nd and 23rd. Getting all worked up over nothing will ruin your day and your plans. Focus on having fun.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Avoid any sort of indulgence that can lead to problems with partners, friends or your family on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Deception and disillusionment are prevalent and if allowed to fester and get blown out of proportion, it could lead to a situation that is not reversible. Nurture relationships with those you want to keep in your life. Money matters must be dealt with cautiously on the 20th and 21st. Investing in something that can compromise your lifestyle should be avoided. Focus on hanging on to your assets, not jeopardizing them. You are finally in the clear to make changes that will make your life better on the 20th and 21st. Romance is in the stars.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Refuse to let anyone tamper with your plans on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Take responsibility and you will gain respect and the recognition you need to advance. Sharing with those who have stood by your side from day one will enhance your relationships and put you in a position of power amongst your peers, colleagues and family. Don't allow someone to blindside you with a last-minute change of plans on the 20th and 21st. Be prepared to compensate for anyone who lets you down or tampers with your schedule. Keep an eye on someone you feel might be unstable on the 22nd and 23rd. Being prepared to make adjustments if need be will make you look like a hero.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You have to go over what's happened in the past if you want to build a brighter future on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Learning from your experiences will allow you to make wise choices, especially when it comes to travel, educational pursuits or a lifestyle change. Larger quarters or fixing up your current residence will lift your spirits. Taking on too much must be avoided on the 20th and 21st. False information is apparent and can lead you down a path that will be costly. Do your research before making a move. New acquaintances will offer opportunities on the 22nd and 23rd that will fit into your current situation, allowing you to expand your interests and prosper.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be careful what you wish for on the 17th, 18th and 19th. Looks will be deceiving, and what's being offered is a sham. Proceed with caution when dealing with salespeople, authority figures or anyone giving you information that can alter your way of life or an important decision you have to make. Excess and indulgence must be avoided. Dealing with younger or older members of your family must be handled with diplomacy on the 20th and 21st. A wrong move or criticism will lead to a feud that will not be easy to resolve. You'll have more energy to deal with anyone pressuring or pushing you on the 22nd and 23rd. Stand up and make it clear what you want.

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