The coming week is likely to present many individuals with contrasting options at regular intervals, requiring all to address situations that are in flux in a manner that encourages both flexibility and permanence -- and that's where the magic will truly be this week! Both flexibility and permanence will contribute to success at this time, and though these may seem at first to be mutually exclusive, this is not the case, for they can actually be combined successfully by those who are willing to look at things from a new perspective, or from one that has been unpopular in the past.
While all of this may seem overly complicated, there is one simple truth that will prevail and guide those who are most immersed in what is going on: An easy but steady pace is sure to be most effective at this time.
ARIES (March 21-April 4) -- Your needs and desires must take priority at some point this week, but perhaps not until you've tended to one or two assigned duties. A complex issue beckons. (April 5-April 19) -- Hard work yields results this week, very much as expected -- but you'll be surprised by what someone is able to do with fewer resources. Can you follow suit?
TAURUS (April 20-May 5) -- You'll be able to say "yes" this week when others are not, but take care that you don't become too aggressive as you further the plans someone proposes. (May 6-May 20) -- You may find that the opposition is actually easier to interact with this week than those who support you. A strange shift in the expected ebb and flow has a lasting effect.
GEMINI (May 21-June 6) -- You'll know almost immediately, every time it happens, when you've encountered a situation that demands of you a high level of "gravitas" and clear commitment. (June 7-June 20) -- You mustn't make the mistake of thinking that prevailing circumstances will remain in place all week long. Change can happen -- and you can be the agent of that change.
CANCER (June 21-July 7) -- You may feel as though you are being rushed about willy-nilly throughout the week, but there is a plan that is at the center of all that you are doing. (July 8-July 22) -- A sense of humor keeps you from falling prey to those who are simply taking things too seriously this week. You'll have more room to maneuver than expected at this time.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 7) -- You're going to have to accept what others bring to the table this week, without raising objections that will not result in increase of productivity. (Aug. 8-Aug. 22) -- You've been doing what you'll be asked to do even more this week, so you should be used to the effort and time it will all take. Your learning curve will be quite manageable, surely.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 7) -- You may not be interested in doing what has been proposed recently, but if you continue to consider proposals this week, you'll find something suitable. (Sept. 8-Sept. 22) -- Someone who has collaborated with you in the past may be ready to continue along the same lines -- if you're ready as well. This is a good week to explore options.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 7) -- Don't let too much time pass before sharing your opinions about what others are doing. Though sometimes inappropriate, such talk works wonders now. (Oct. 8-Oct. 22) -- You can combine self-interest with a genuine interest in what someone is doing this week. The results will benefit both of you in ways you cannot anticipate.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 7) -- You will dismiss what others have to say at your own peril this week. You can make excellent use of information while still surprising your closest rivals. (Nov. 8-Nov. 21) -- What you do with the resources available to you this week is sure to impress those in positions of authority -- but you mustn't expect any unusual benefits to come your way.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 7) -- You may feel as though you are not able to keep up with what another is doing this week -- but that's a fallacy. Your work is recognized as excellent. (Dec. 8-Dec. 21) -- You may be working in a manner that makes it difficult for you to progress according to someone's measurement, but you'll be pleased with what you get done.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 6) -- You may not have as much time to work with this week as you had expected, so you must be sure to prioritize and tend to your affairs in the proper sequence. (Jan. 7-Jan. 19) -- It's a good week to evaluate your own recent progress, especially as it compares with that of a competitor. You're sure to rank very high in a third party's estimation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 3) -- You may be in a rather combative mood as the week opens, but events you can't control temper your outlook and keep you from making enemies. (Feb. 4-Feb. 18) -- You may not be ready to give someone the help he or she needs this week, but you can do one or two things that will prove beneficial as more time passes. Don't panic!
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 5) -- You'll have the sense that something important is bubbling beneath the surface -- and what you do this week can help bring it out into the open. (March 6-March 20) -- You may find someone's ideas to be quite attractive this week -- even seductive. Are you sure you are ready to give yourself completely to such a project?