December 25 - 31, 2016
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Refuse to let anyone bait you into a no-win situation on the 25th. Focus on love and doing your best to help others. Learn from the experiences you encounter on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Positive changes can be made if you are open about the way you feel regarding personal and professional gains. A trendy new look will make you feel and look good. Moderation is key on the 29th and 30th if you don't want to face criticism. Make sure you take care of your responsibilities and are willing to compromise in order to get things done. Offer your services on the 31st. Be the designated driver, or assist anyone who appears to be having difficulty.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Spending time with friends or relatives or taking a couple of hours to help those less fortunate in your community will brighten your day on the 25th. Be careful where you leave your valuables on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Lending, borrowing and making donations will not turn out as anticipated. Don't let anyone guilt you into something you don't want to do. An open discussion regarding a legal problem, investment or contractual matter will give you a sense of what's possible as well as what's expected of you on the 29th and 30th. You are best not to mix business with pleasure on the 31st. If you plan to ring in the new year, do so with friends and family, not colleagues.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Insecurity will develop on the 25th if you challenge someone who has gathered the facts. Refresh your appearance on the 26th, 27th and 28th, or shop for something special to wear New Year's Eve. A little romance will bring you closer to the one you love. Inconsistency along with taking on too much will lead to mistakes on the 29th and 30th. Do your best to see matters through to the end and to make updates that need to be done before the year comes to a close. Getting together with friends, a day trip with someone you love or bringing in the new year with a plan to excel are all favored on the 31st. Truth will not lead you astray.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get in the festive mood and enjoy the people around you on the 25th. Don't feel you have to outdo everyone when all that's required is just being yourself. On the 26th, 27th and 28th, a couple of changes regarding your position or how you run your home will help you cut costs or set positive plans for the upcoming year. A revelation about your beliefs will prompt you to make a change. Indulgence, emotional spending or complaining will cause a ruckus at home on the 29th and 30th. Moderation and simplicity will be the best way to avoid discord. Don't feel the need to follow the crowd on the 31st. If something doesn't feel right, back away and do your own thing.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Love, greater stability and sharing future plans with someone special are all highlighted on the 25th. You will make someone's day with your kindness and generosity. Make special plans for year-end festivities on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Romance is in the stars, and making a commitment or renewing your vows will confirm that you will secure your future with that special someone. On the 29th and 30th, double-check that you have not left anything to chance. Plan exactly what you need to do in order to head into the upcoming year with a clean slate. A personal change will transpire on the 31st if you share your feelings with someone you love. Live up to your promises.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Use your imagination on the 25th, and contribute your thoughts, ideas and assistance to make this a memorable day for those you care about most. Patience will be required when dealing with elders and youngsters on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Taking the time to listen and help find solutions will set the mood for happier days ahead. Look over your financial papers on the 29th and 30th, and set a budget that will eliminate debt incurred during the festive season. Take care of your emotional and physical needs, and head into the new year with optimism and the ability to excel. On the 31st, entertainment that includes your peers will give you an opportunity to form alliances that will encourage future success.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make youngsters a priority on the 25th. The joy they will bring you in return will help you dismiss any disputes that develop between older family members. Adapt to inevitable change going on around you on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Remain neutral regardless of what others do or say. Your strength will come from keeping the peace and maintaining stability. Overreacting on the 29th and 30th will not do you much good. Tighten your spending and make a point to refrain from getting involved in situations that will be emotionally or financially costly. Put the past behind you on the 31st, and head into the new year with the intent to make your life better. Focus on being and doing your very best.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Unique or well-thought-out gestures will be appreciated on the 25th. Emotions will surface, and feelings are best shared with those you love. Taking matters into your own hands regarding money or personal matters are your best bet on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Control such situations instead of letting them control you -- or even worse, letting someone speak on your behalf. Stay on track on the 29th and 30th. Know what is required and how to avoid unnecessary extravagance, and overcome emotional circumstances. The 31st will be a time of regret, reflection and resolve. Sum up the past and share your thoughts and plans for the future with the people you want by your side as you move forward.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep positive energy flowing on the 25th, and you'll avoid being dragged into situations that don't maintain the spirit of the season. Take time to help an older friend or relative on the 26th, 27th and 28th. Your concern and understanding will result in an unexpected favor or reward extended to you for your unconditional love and assistance. Don't feel the need to spend on the 29th and 30th. If you make do with what you have, and you refuse to let anyone pressure or talk you into unnecessary purchases or investments, you will avoid stress. Let the past be a reminder of the resolutions you want to make on the 31st, and move forward with renewed faith and an energetic spirit.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Expect to face some last-minute changes on the 25th. Move forward with your plans, no matter what others choose to do. You can make a difference on the 26th, 27th and 28th if you sign up to volunteer for a community event that helps those less fortunate. It will not only be fulfilling but enlightening as well. The experience and knowledge you gain will influence the way you do things in the future. An emotional response to what other people do and say will prompt you to do things differently on the 29th and 30th. Let your intuition lead the way. Be on the lookout for any sign of trouble on the 31st. The precautions you take pay off.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep an open mind on the 25th, and do your best to enjoy the encounters you have with friends, relatives and family members who don't always see things your way. The personal changes you make on the 26th, 27th and 28th will enhance your appearance as well as the way you move forward professionally and financially. An interesting offer will catch your eye. On the 29th and 30th, a final check to make sure you have no unfinished business to deal with will help you move toward the new year with optimism and hope for a better future. Strive to look your best on the 31st. Share your feelings and plans for the upcoming year with someone you love. Romance is encouraged.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen and ask questions on the 25th, and you will gain insight into your background. Memories shared will provide you with information and incentive to draw on the past in order to embrace the future. On the 26th, 27th and 28th, take care of responsibilities that involve older relatives or matters that could influence your professional or personal status. Don't leave anything to chance. Don't fold under pressure on the 29th and 30th. Uncertainty within an important relationship will leave an emotional dent, making it difficult to move forward. Put whatever has transpired this year behind you on the 31st, and clear the way for new beginnings. Set high standards, transpose your strategy and aim to reach your goals.