Astro Advice Weekly For January 27, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take time out on the 27th, 28th and 29th to do something nice for you or someone you love. Assess what's going on in your life, and discuss your intentions with anyone who will be affected by the changes you make. A suggestion will be worth considering. Don't limit looking for opportunities. A change will perk you up on the 30th and 31st. Getting away or checking out an establishment you've never been to will be mentally and physically stimulating. Romance is in the stars, so enjoy spending time with someone you love. Don't let what others do get you down on the 1st and 2nd. Focus on what brings you joy, and have a good time.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Offer compassion and understanding on the 27th, 28th and 29th. Not everyone will grasp what you are trying to say or do immediately. Patience will be required when dealing with red-tape issues, contracts or medical matters. Size up your situation and look for suitable solutions. Listen carefully on the 30th and 31st, but don't believe everything you hear. There will be options that suit you better. Dig deep, and don't settle for less than what you feel is fair. Visit an older friend or relative on the 1st and 2nd and find out what you can do to make his or her life better. Your offer won't be forgotten and will result in an unexpected reward.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep your thoughts to yourself on the 27th, 28th and 29th. If you complain or say what's on your mind, you will face criticism from someone who can put a damper on your plans. A happy attitude will encourage others to let go of negativity. Engage in life, get out, have some fun and enjoy spending time with people you love on the 30th and 31st. You don't have to buy happiness; you just have to recognize that being around people you care about is what life is all about. Stick close to home on the 1st and 2nd. Delays and problems while traveling will cause friction with authority figures or someone you encounter along the way.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do something that excites you on the 27th, 28th and 29th. A creative or unusual outlet will inspire you to get involved in something that will bring you in touch with people who share your interests. A partnership you have with someone should be looked at carefully. An adjustment may be in order. Accept the inevitable on the 30th and 31st and keep moving forward. As time passes, you'll discover that what transpired was a blessing in disguise. Tidy up loose ends on the 1st and 2nd. Update and take care of personal papers, contracts and finances, and avoid fees for an oversight. An unusual partnership will develop that will change the way you handle personal matters moving forward.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be careful how you handle sensitive personal issues on the 27th, 28th and 29th. Emotions will surface, putting you in an awkward position if you haven't done something you promised to do. Check out the possibilities on the 30th and 31st regarding partnerships and how best to move forward. You are in need of a change, and initiating what you want to see happen is in your best interest. Share your enthusiasm and conquests with someone you love. Personal improvements are encouraged. You'll have to troubleshoot on the 1st and 2nd when dealing with professional matters or you will be blamed for something you didn't do. Proceed with caution, be truthful and you'll avoid appearing to be withholding information.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Live within your means. Set a strict budget on the 27th, 28th and 29th that will help you better plan your personal finances moving forward. You'll feel better once you know where you stand. Talk to someone you trust or who has more experience and you'll be given valuable advice. Someone will be less than honest with you on the 30th and 31st. If you have shared accounts or a joint venture, take a closer look at your partner's transactions. Change won't be easy, but it will be necessary on the 1st and 2nd. Have a plan in place and choose your words carefully when dealing with someone who tends to overreact or resorts to anger. Stay in control by using diplomacy.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be patient when dealing with youngsters, seniors and situations at home on the 27th, 28th and 29th. The best way to guide someone you love is to show understanding and to listen to their concerns. Don't argue; show support and offer realistic solutions. Do something that will bring about positive change on the 30th and 31st. Discuss your intentions and put some energy behind your goals. Personal improvements will change your life. You need to get away, to relax and enjoy the moment on the 1st and 2nd. Don't let worry ruin a good time. Aim to eliminate stress and spend time living life to the fullest. Put love, romance and physical well-being at the top of your to-do list.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Think before you speak or react on the 27th, 28th and 29th. It's important to understand what others are going through before you make a judgment call. Focus on self-improvement, not trying to change others. Discipline and hard work will lead to personal growth. Connecting with people from your past on the 30th and 31st will be eye-opening. Observe what's said as well as what's done, and you'll realize how capable you are. It's important to do things your way and at your own speed. Don't make changes or decisions on the 1st and 2nd until you have a grasp of your surroundings and the possibilities. Ease into whatever you are faced with, and relax and enjoy what transpires.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Listen to your inner voice and follow through with your plans on the 27th, 28th and 29th. If someone tries to lead you astray, question his or her motives. Be true to yourself, your beliefs and your ability to get things done without relying on others. Romance will enhance your life. Emotional matters can be resolved on the 30th and 31st if you discuss what you want and what you are willing to do. Coming to an agreement with someone you love will ease stress and get you moving in a positive direction. An older friend or relative will need your assistance on the 1st and 2nd. Do what you can, but don't cancel plans that have been in place for some time.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep the peace on the 27th, 28th and 29th, regardless of what others do. A deep breath followed by a sound solution will help you avoid a spat that can lead to regret. If someone is unreasonable, walk away and let him or her sort out the matter alone. There will be changes going on that you are unaware of on the 30th and 31st. Be careful how much information you share with someone who could use what you say against you. Protect your assets, reputation and your personal information. An emotional matter will surface on the 1st and 2nd that will require you to make a change regarding a longtime friend. Don't let anyone take advantage of you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Rely on your integrity, knowledge and experience on the 27th, 28th and 29th to make the best choice for yourself. If someone tries to intervene or uses emotional tactics, interject and put a stop to it. Use intelligence to outsmart manipulative people. Consider what you do, what you would like to do and what you need to do in order to reach your goal on the 30th and 31st. The actions you take now will pay off later. Some will make changes or arrangements behind your back on the 1st and 2nd. Don't feel left out; a surprise is heading your way. Romance is in the stars, and someone you love will make a promise you've been hoping for.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): What you do to help those in need on the 27th, 28th and 29th will speak volumes about who you are and what you have to offer. Don't let someone with less integrity give you a hard time or make you feel foolish about the choices you make. Emotional matters will escalate on the 30th and 31st concerning work and the changes taking place. Talk to someone you have worked with and you'll be offered information that can make a transition you want to make easier. Get involved in something that makes you feel good on the 1st and 2nd. Helping others will give you an outlet for something you enjoy doing or that you do well.

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