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Aries: (March 21 to April 20)
Summer fun, loved ones and children bring you happiness this month. Loved ones involve you in their creative activities and projects. After the 13th, you seek spirituality in a unique way. Research new work habits and develop greater work efficiency after the 20th. Toward the end of the month, you correct past mistakes and gain in spirituality.
Taurus: (April 21 to May 20)
Domestic matters, home life, and family relationships are favored this month. You can now settle any existing situations to the satisfaction of everyone. After the 13th, you evaluate your goals and directions. Communications with loved ones and children need clarity after the 20th. Later in the month, social events and friends bring fun.
Gemini : (May 21 to June 20)
Neighborhood involvement, short trips and communicating with others are highlighted this month. A workshop or enrolling in a class is inviting. After the 13th, career areas, or the equivalent, are a little unpredictable. Family discussions are confusing after the 20th. Toward the end of the month, you rethink your career and make subtle changes.
Cancer: (June 21 to July 22)
Financial security, personal possessions and assets are activated this month. You review your spending and saving habits in order to put aside a little extra. After the 13th, you become interested in spiritual and abstract subjects. Communicating your ideas become difficult after the 20th. Later in the month, you will begin to change your perspective.
Leo: (July 23 to August 22)
Presenting your ideas, self-awareness and confidence are favored this month. This is your time to ‘shine.’ After the 13th, shared assets can take an unpredictable turn. Financial discussions are not as productive after the 20th. Later in the month, you can favorably settle old debts. Changes can be agreed to concerning jointly held monies.
Virgo: (August 23 to September 22)
Inner self, spirituality and harmony are highlighted this month. Attending a retreat becomes inviting. After the 13th, partnerships are somewhat confusing and unpredictable. It is not one of your best times to sell an idea after the 20th. Toward the end of the month, you may need to compromise in order to improve your understanding of others.
Libra: (September 23 to October 22)
Social events, parties and friends keep you busy this month. Your friends ask you to become involved in their humanitarian causes and projects. After the 13th, co-workers are less co-operative. You have the ability to correct past mistakes after the 20th. Toward the end of the month, you seek both physical and technical efficiency.
Scorpio: (October 23 to November 21)
Career, or the equivalent, status and recognition are favored this month. Recognition is possible for a job or project well-done. After the 13th, expect the unexpected from loved ones. Include quiet time for reviewing your goals and wishes after the 20th. At the end of the month, you have enjoyable times with loved ones and children.
Sagittarius: (November 22 to December 21)
Travel, foreign cultures and spirituality are all on your agenda this month. This is a time when you look to increase your wisdom. After the 13th, family members act in new and unexpected ways. Long-overdue recognition for a job well-done may be received after the 20th. Toward the end of the month, personal and family matters are resolved.
Capricorn: (December 22 to January 19)
Shared assets, property and negotiating agreements are favored this month. Carefully read any contracts and fully understand them before signing. Seek legal help, if necessary. After the 13th, you may decide to study an abstract subject. Recheck all travel arrangements after the 20th. At the end of the month, classes and workshops are favored.
Aquarius: (January 20 to February 18)
Sharing and one-to-one partnerships, both business and personal are highlighted this month. You are learning about yourself through you personal relationships. After the 13th, you may have some unexpected expenses. Rethink shared financial commitments and read contracts carefully after the 20th. At the end of the month, review spending habits.
Pisces: (February 19 to March 20)
Serving others, physical fitness and work relationships are important this month. Co-workers become more cooperative. After the 13th, you make an unexpected decision. Communicate clearly with loved ones after the 20th. Toward the end of the month, you change your hairstyle or color, buy some new clothes or revisit your personal habits.
Arlene is an author, astrologer and para-consultant and has studied and worked with astrology for more than 35 years.