Look for pleasing ways to spend your downtime to simplify your life and lower your stress. The people and activities that make you feel anxious can be abandoned or at least dealt with to counter some of the demands being made. Dictate what you will and won’t do.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Don’t allow anyone to limit what you can do or take credit for your actions. Make your feelings clear, and your actions and intentions known.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Learn from someone with more experience. Being receptive to new ideas and technology will help you advance. Don’t balk at progress. General participation will keep you informed.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Stay focused on self-improvement, not on trying to change others. If you work on your personal goals, you will make progress and accomplish what you set out to do.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Stifling your emotions will not help you get your way. Express your feelings openly. An opportunity to expand your interests and friendships should be taken. A partnership looks inviting.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Not everyone will be on your side. Don’t share information with someone likely to take credit for your input. A competitive approach will discourage others from taking advantage of you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Help someone who depends on you. Elders, youngsters or a family pet will appreciate your concern and ability to take care of matters quickly. An unexpected reward is heading your way.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Emotions will be difficult to control when dealing with domestic issues, parents, partners or residential changes. Discipline will be required if you want to bring about positive change.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Refuse to let anyone take advantage of you. Helping out is one thing, but doing all the work is another. Lay down ground rules and set boundaries when dealing with pushy people.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Take a passionate approach to love, life and family matters. Offer love, understanding and help, not criticism and anger. You’ll get more accomplished if you are mindful.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Personal changes should be inserted into your agenda. Whether you are seeking inner or spiritual growth or an updated image, what you achieve will be gratifying. Romance is highlighted.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Pore over the fine print when dealing with money, medical or legal matters to ensure that you don’t overlook something important. Luxuriating and relaxing with a loved one is encouraged.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Look inward and consider what will make you feel good about who you are and what you’ve accomplished. A small change can make a big difference. Romance is highlighted.