ARIES (March 21 to April 19): The arts are a strong part of the Arian aspect, with music becoming more dominant. An important decision looms as a longtime relationship takes an unexpected turn.
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Surrounding yourself with beautiful things helps restore the Taurean soul. Enjoy an art exhibit, for example. Or redecorate your personal space with something truly splendid.
GEMINI (May 21 to June 20): Some colleagues might try to talk you out of what they insist is a risk, but which you consider an opportunity. As usual, follow your own good sense when making your decision.
CANCER (June 21 to July 22): A workplace change you might have worried about soon proves to be highly favorable for the clever Crab who is ready to take advantage of new opportunities opening up.
LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22): Congratulations. Your Leonine pride is polished to a dazzling new brilliance thanks to your success in winning support for your new project from even the most doubtful of detractors.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22): An unsettling rumor about a colleague’s apparently regrettable behavior is soon proved groundless, allowing you to enjoy the upcoming end-of-year festivities in a happy mood.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22): Your success in helping to create a harmonious environment out of a chaotic situation earns you the admiration of someone who could become an important new presence in your life.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21): Your Scorpion’s sense of loyalty could find you leading a passionate defense of a loved one you feel is being unfairly treated. The week’s end brings long-awaited family news.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21): Your keen instincts are once more on high alert as you find yourself being pressured to make a quick decision about a certain matter. More facts come to light by week’s end.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19): An unexpected workplace development could disrupt some family plans. A full explanation, however, averts domestic discord. A financial matter continues to need attention.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18): Spend time away from distractions to reassess some recent moves that might not have worked out as you had hoped. What you learn could be invaluable for future decision-making.
PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20): A recent act of kindness is a reminder of how important your friends are to you. You might want to show your appreciation by hosting a special pre-New Year’s party just for them.
BORN THIS WEEK: You always try to do your best, which sometimes causes you to be critical of those who don’t live up to your standards.
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