The coming week is likely to drive a great many individuals to take action that they would normally not take, as the risks would seem to outweigh the possible gains. There are some changes in the wind at this time, however, that will make it possible for some to shift the odds in their favor. Benefits can be reaped from endeavors that have promised nothing but failure in the past -- even as recently as last week! It's a good time for bold, even aggressive, action -- and the element of surprise can really work in one's favor this week.
A great deal more emotional strength may be required at this time than usual. Whereas some -- even most -- may be used to "cruising" at this point every year, this time is different, and a regeneration, rejuvenation and redirection of emotional energies can really pay off. Signs point to a rather unusual year!
ARIES (March 21-April 4) -- You may want to reconnect face-to-face with friends who have been communicating with you from afar; the week offers many chances. (April 5-April 19) -- You're likely to hear from someone whose role in past affairs may have been in doubt. Much is cleared up.
TAURUS (April 20-May 5) -- You're likely to be in the thick of it much earlier than usual this week, but you're ready to take on all comers and are feeling strong. (May 6-May 20) -- You may have to set aside one or two of your own projects this week to help another with one that is time-sensitive.
GEMINI (May 21-June 6) -- You may have more trouble than you bargained for trying to keep track of what others are doing around you -- but it's something you must do. (June 7-June 20) -- You'll very likely be scurrying here and there, to and fro, all week long. Try to pace yourself.
CANCER (June 21-July 7) -- You can combine business and pleasure in an imaginative way today, and others are likely to follow suit very soon. (July 8-July 22) -- What gives you pleasure may not be entirely understood this week -- even by those who know you best. Don't let that stop you!
LEO (July 23-Aug. 7) -- You have bills to pay, certainly, but you'll also have good reason this week to manage your money a little differently from usual. (Aug. 8-Aug. 22) -- You mustn't come off as cocky or arrogant this week, even though you know better than most.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 7) -- What begins slowly this week is likely to pick up speed very quickly. You don't want to be left in someone else's dust, so work to keep up! (Sept. 8-Sept. 22) -- You can deliver the goods this week in a way that has the experts looking to you for more of the same.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 7) -- Avoid making predictions this week, as circumstances are not likely to favor anyone who tries to second-guess what is about to happen. (Oct. 8-Oct. 22) -- Now is the time for you to make that certain proposal; this week, it's likely to take others by storm.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 7) -- Prospects are good this week, but you may find yourself torn between a love of the past and a desire to step forward into the future. (Nov. 8-Nov. 21) -- What gives you confidence? That's what you need to know before the week is out. Options are many.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 7) -- You may be far from one who gives you that certain feeling, but you can do much to overcome distance and feel close, safe and secure. (Dec. 8-Dec. 21) -- What you've been waiting for is nearly upon you, and you're sure to be ready. The change may be for good.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 6) -- A past indiscretion may come back to haunt you for a time this week, but bold action on your part can solve the problem for good. (Jan. 7-Jan. 19) -- Someone is waiting for you to contribute to a group effort that is likely to pay off quite handsomely.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 3) -- Communication may prove more difficult this week than expected; you'll want to do your part to ensure that honesty is the norm. (Feb. 4-Feb. 18) -- You can take a sneak peek at something only hinted at to others, and this affords you valuable knowledge.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 5) -- You may have to adopt a rather unorthodox approach in order to solve an unusual problem; others are counting on you. (March 6-March 20) -- Travel is in the picture, but your destination may be unclear even as you start out.