HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018:
This year you get past several issues that have been holding you back. You also have learned not to let your pride get in the way and prevent you from succeeding. If you are single, your present popularity points you in the direction of many potential suitors, should you decide to settle down. You could be more prone to making a commitment next winter. If you are attached, you will defer to your significant other more often. This person seems to have a knack for adding to the quality of nearly any situation. LEO often challenges you.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
★★★★ Your fiery side emerges. What unravels could be a bit upsetting. Work through a misunderstanding before it becomes something more. You might want to touch base with a confidant. Do a better job of listening, and you’ll be better prepared. Tonight: Accept an offer.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
★★★★ You might feel as if you would like to unearth a quality of your personality that you have kept to yourself. Meanwhile, try to sidestep the confusion that surrounds the day, and focus on what you must do. You make it seem so easy. Tonight: Home is where the action is.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
★★★★★ One-on-one relating demands your attention, so be willing to make time for a key person in your life. You’ll want to iron out a misunderstanding ASAP. You will be laughing and relating as you normally do soon enough. Try to complete your errands. Tonight: Out and about.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
★★★★ Use the morning for anything that remains a high priority. By the afternoon, you will want to enjoy your immediate surroundings. You are likely to hear some good news once you relax. Be careful with spending, especially once you let down your guard. Tonight: Very playful.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
★★★★ Clear out your to-do list this morning in order to pursue various projects that you would like to complete. You seem capable of making even difficult situations easy. Others seem determined to follow in your footsteps, and will observe your style. Tonight: Get as much done as possible.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
★★★★ You might need to make more of an effort in the morning when dealing with a loved one. You will note a tendency toward disruption. Try to keep communication clear and precise. In the afternoon, you might want to handle a personal matter or two. Tonight: Make it an early night.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
★★★★ Emphasize responsibility, and clear out as much as possible. You will want to be more available later so you can network. Use your excellent people skills to the max. You will be delighted by what emerges. Many opportunities come forward. Tonight: Where the action is.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
★★★★ The search for meaningful solutions becomes easier as the day goes on. Test out one or two ideas in the afternoon. Though you could create a lot of uproar, you will be able to see what would be easiest. Others will remain responsive to your decisions. Tonight: In the limelight.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
★★★★ One-on-one discussions might be unavoidable, but know that they are likely to be unusually successful. You are a force to be dealt with in the afternoon, as you dive into a challenging situation. You will not be bored. Tonight: Relax more, and opt to be entertained.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
★★★★ Let others reveal more of their ideas. You could be unusually involved with a problem and be unable to solve it. Emphasize what is workable and what you would like to see happen. Encourage others to put in their two cents, and allow yourself to detach. Tonight: Out late.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
★★★★ You might be focused on having a normal day, yet various distractions walk with heavy feet. You can’t help but notice them. Clear out your to-dos quickly in order to allow for more socializing. Others finally seem more relaxed and available. Tonight: Sort through invitations.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
★★★★ Your creativity adds to the day, no matter what you are up to. A loved one might demand more attention than you want to give him or her. You don’t want to cause yourself a problem when there need not be one. Choose an unusual approach to finding solutions. Tonight: Be playful.
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