Astro Advice Weekly For January 06, 2019

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You may have to step outside your comfort zone on the 6th when dealing with friends or family. Do your best to keep the peace and to offer help, not complaints. Reach out on the 7th, 8th and 9th to someone who has similar goals and share information. The benefits will point you in a new direction. Hard work will bring about positive change as well as financial gains. Keep an open mind when dealing with leaders or bosses on the 10th and 11th. Gather information and consider how to work with instead of against the powers that be. Physical activity on the 12th will help you blow off steam as well as ward off getting into an argument. Choose your battles wisely.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Live, learn and let be on the 6th. Do your own thing and offer support and enthusiasm, not criticism and complaints. Consider what others are asking for on the 7th, 8th and 9th and whether you want to contribute or just offer sound advice or suggestions. It's important to not get too involved in other people's affairs if you don't want to be the one blamed for the outcome. Do what makes you happy on the 10th and 11th, and take better care of your health and financial situation. Ask for expert advice if you are at a loss. Stick to the rules and regulations on the 12th, and make sure your personal documentation is updated.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep busy on the 6th. Don't stop until you have taken care of personal business and all your responsibilities. How you handle joint finances will make or break a relationship. Look past any roadblock you face on the 7th, 8th and 9th; you will see a positive path that will lead to bigger and better opportunities. Rely on your efforts, not empty promises offered by someone who talks big and does little. Emotional matters will escalate on the 10th and 11th if you or someone close to you isn't honest about feelings, finances or health issues. Ask questions and give straight answers. Take action on the 12th, and fix any mistakes you have made. Focus on being your best.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do what matters most to you on the 6th. Spend time with people who bring out the best in you. Stabilize important relationships by sharing your feelings. Don't let anger take over on the 7th, 8th and 9th when you should be focusing on fitness, health and getting things done. Arguing will waste your time and resolve nothing. Open up with sincerity to those you feel can make a difference to your life and your future. Take a creative idea to the next level on the 10th and 11th. Expand your interests and explore new possibilities; you'll find your niche. Keep moving forward on the 12th. If you slow down, little annoyances will get in the way of finishing what you start.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don't make impromptu decisions on the 6th that could end up costing you your reputation, position or financial standing. Think matters through and stay calm, regardless of what others do. Mull over how you feel about a partnership or project on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Consider what you have to offer and how best to divvy up the responsibilities in order to get the most out of what you contribution. Attend a meeting, trade show or scour the internet for information on the 10th and 11th that will help you avoid a financial mess. Don't believe everything you hear; ask for proof. A day trip on the 12th will clear up any reservations you have about someone you care about. Romance is highlighted.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make plans with someone you love on the 6th, and go out and have a good time. It will bring you closer and encourage greater emotional stability. Make changes for the right reason on the 7th, 8th and 9th. Consider your choices and what will bring the highest returns. Be honest with yourself as well as with others. A change at home will turn out to be beneficial. You'll face some tough questions on the 10th and 11th concerning personal relationships and domestic changes. Keep your answers simple, honest and positive. Joint money, possessions and assets will be of concern on the 12th. Do what's right and best for everyone involved. Don't quibble over nickels and dimes.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional issues will surface on the 6th. Don't get into a dispute over something you cannot change. Listen, be patient and consider how best to move forward. A personal change you make on the 7th, 8th and 9th will not go over well with everyone. Follow your heart and make choices that will help you replace negative situations with a positive outcome. Romance is in the stars. Take care of your responsibilities on the 10th and 11th. One of your peers will leave you feeling confused or uncertain about what you are doing. Go directly to the source if you want straight answers. Plan to do something constructive on the 12th. A physical activity will help ease stress.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A creative touch to whatever you do on the 6th will attract attention. Visiting a friend or relative will lead to talks that can raise issues regarding joint ventures. You can resolve an issue affecting your home or personal relationships on the 7th, 8th and 9th if you take action and make the adjustments that will keep the peace and make your home environment more efficient. Use your imagination to make the most of the space you have at your disposal. Money matters will bring a personal situation to a head on the 10th and 11th. Do your part to avoid an argument. Live within your means. Getting together with a friend on the 12th who shares your interests will be informative.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of personal finances and details on the 6th and sort through personal documents that need to be updated. Give away items you no longer need or use. Get together with someone on the 7th, 8th and 9th who makes you think and helps you bring about positive changes. Move things around at home, and clear a space suitable to start a new project. Read directions carefully on the 10th and 11th and question anyone or anything that sounds suspicious. It's better to be cautious than to end up making a costly mistake. Host an event at your place on the 12th or make special plans for someone you love and yourself. Romance is highlighted.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Consider the best way to handle sticky situations on the 6th without starting a feud. Anger will not help you get what you want. Look for a solution that is considerate and fair. Helping others on the 7th, 8th and 9th will make you feel good, but before you offer your time, money or services, consider if it will leave you time to take care of your personal responsibilities and those who count on you. Remember that charity begins at home. Don't let temptation get the better of you on the 10th and 11th. Indulgent behavior will lead to trouble, loss and regret. An emotional issue will surface if you let someone down on the 12th. Don't make a personal decision without proper approval.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep busy on the 6th to avoid getting into a heated discussion. A change to the way you earn your living or offer help to others should be thought-out and executed with a positive attitude. Put your heart and soul into your work on the 7th, 8th and 9th. How you display your skills and knowledge will reflect the changes that take place. Advancement can be yours if you deliver what you promise. Keep your emotions tucked away on the 10th and 11th to avoid letting your vulnerability show. If you are too transparent, someone will take advantage of you. Personal improvements can be made on the 12th. A new look, healthier choices and better money management are favored.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Do your best to help others on the 6th without expecting anything in return or getting angry for having to step up and take over. Give from your heart, without lectures or complaints. Emotional confusion will set in on the 7th, 8th and 9th. If there is something you don't understand or feel uncertain about, ask direct questions. Physical changes will not turn out the way you anticipate. Don't put your trust in anyone but yourself. Let your imagination take over on the 10th and 11th, but when it comes to making a decision or spending money, be realistic and moderate moving forward. Don't let your anger take over on the 12th or you will offend someone who can influence your life.

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