Astro Advice Weekly For January 13, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get moving on the 13th and 14th. How you react will determine the outcome of a situation that can be detrimental to your reputation, status and position. Stay focused on taking care of your responsibilities on the 15th and 16th. Concentrate on professional gains and how best to use your skills to bring in more cash. Personal improvements will help you achieve your goals. An opportunity will open up on the 17th and 18th if you reconnect with someone from your past. Romance will lead to a personal decision. Listen, assess a situation and consider your options on the 19th before taking action. Stay calm and avoid a situation that can leave you in a precarious position.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep your opinions to yourself on the 13th and 14th. Listen to the experts, and ask questions to clear up anything of concern. A medical or legal issue should be handled with care. Don't make a rash decision. Discuss your personal plans on the 15th and 16th with anyone who will be influenced by the decisions you make. By clearing up a touchy matter, you'll put your mind at ease. Someone you least expect will offer interesting insight. Take care of matters involving institutions or government agencies on the 17th and 18th. Don't overreact if someone makes a suggestion you don't like. It's probably worth considering. Plan a fun day on the 19th with someone who makes you laugh.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): If you want to make a change on the 13th and 14th, do so secretively to avoid interference. Once you have everything in place, you can present and promote what you've done. Don't try to change someone on the 15th and 16th who doesn't want to be changed. The people around you either fit into your plans or they don't. Don't hold yourself back in hopes that someone will catch up to you. Share your emotions and plans on the 17th and 18th with someone you feel is in sync with you. An opportunity will surface that will help you bring about an overdue change. Be careful how you handle your money. Someone will be eager to take advantage of you financially.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take a moment to rethink your position on matters concerning a partnership on the 13th and 14th before you respond. A premature decision will end up costing you emotionally. You'll get plenty of help on the 15th and 16th if you ask. Don't be shy; say what's on your mind and what would make a difference to you. It will bring you closer to someone you love and respect. Keep abreast of a situation going on at work or involving an institution or government agency on the 17th and 18th. You'll discover key information that can help you make a better choice. Sign up to do something creative on the 19th; it will take your mind off sensitive issues.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep moving forward on the 13th and 14th. Communication can become heated if you aren't willing to compromise. Fairness will be the issue. If you cannot come to an agreement that leans toward equality, be prepared to walk away. Take care of work-related responsibilities on the 15th and 16th before someone complains or steps in and takes over. Personal improvements are in your best interest. Get together with people who share your ideas and beliefs on the 17th and 18th. You will not only have fun, but you'll also make headway with regard to what you really want to do next. Keep your thoughts to yourself on the 19th when dealing with people who are in positions of authority.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take better care of your health on the 13th and 14th. If you want to do something that's good for you, get out of the house and get moving. A networking event will open your eyes to new opportunities. Sign up for a course or discuss your plans with an expert on the 15th and 16th. Much can be accomplished if you are thinking ahead. Make changes for the right reason. Emotional issues will hold you back on the 17th and 18th. Someone will use manipulative tactics to hold you back. Don't take sides or get involved in other people's affairs. Focus on what you can do for others on the 19th without jeopardizing your personal situation or your status.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take a step back on the 13th and 14th and assess your situation. Look at your relationships and finances, and consider what you can do to make improvements without upsetting the people you love. Making an adjustment at home on the 15th and 16th will help ease pressure that has been building. Your gesture will encourage others to pitch in and do their parts. Look for an opportunity on the 17th and 18th to do something that makes you happy. Refuse to let a picky individual stop you from having fun. Walk away from a dispute on the 19th. Avoiding a feud will spare you emotional turmoil. Do your own thing or get out with someone you find uplifting.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't let a change someone makes on the 13th and 14th upset you. Stick to the people who encourage you to follow your own path and express your feelings. Sharing your feelings with a friend or relative on the 15th and 16th will lead to an emotional revelation that will help you let go of the past. It's OK to do things differently. Money matters should be taken seriously on the 17th and 18th. Don't feel you have to pay for someone else's mistake or overspend to impress someone. A partnership or collaboration should be handled carefully on the 19th. Don't feel you have to go into debt or take a risk for someone else's benefit. Protect against loss.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get out and have some fun on the 13th and 14th. Get involved in an event that will bring you in touch with people who can help you get ahead. A change at home will bring you closer to someone you love. Tidy up loose ends at work on the 15th and 16th or make a professional change that will bring you greater stability. How you have handled your responsibilities will make a difference. Put more thought and time into your relationships with others on the 17th and 18th. Don't listen to outsiders when it comes to affairs of the heart. Focus on what's best for you. Make changes at home on the 19th that will bring you joy and add to your comfort.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't make a snap decision on the 13th and 14th that can affect your relationship with friends or family or your living situation. Consider the consequences that could unfold. A change to the way you see things will develop on the 15th and 16th. Find out your rights, and work toward putting a foolproof plan into motion. Don't take unnecessary risks. You will be offered insight on the 17th and 18th that will help you see different angles of a situation you face. Take your time and revise your plans. Someone will make an unexpected change on the 19th that will take you by surprise. Do your best not to overreact or show your vulnerability.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be prepared to take on more responsibilities on the 13th and 14th. How you handle your loved ones or co-workers will make a difference to the way you are treated. A problem with a rule or regulation should be handled with care and composure. Be secretive about your plans on the 15th and 16th. The less others know about your business, the better you will do. Make changes at home on the 17th and 18th that will contribute to your comfort and will please those you love. A little romance will help bring you closer to someone you love. Make the most out of what you've got. Limit how much you give to others on the 19th. Offer suggestions, not donations.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't give in to emotional blackmail on the 13th and 14th. You can only do so much, so don't offer more because someone is putting pressure on you. A snap decision will lead to regret. Get together with an old friend or touch base with colleagues you have worked with in the past on the 15th and 16th to gain information and the help you need to reach a goal you set. A networking function will bring high returns. Be careful what you wish for on the 17th and 18th. Someone will not be honest about his or her motives. Don't share too much information. Alter your home on the 19th in order to add comfort or help cut your overhead.

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