HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013: This year you could experience unusual tension involving your work and its direction. The wise goat would take a class or two in order to fine-tune his or her specialization even more. You’ll want to become more of an expert in your field and increase your abilities. If single, you will be drawn to a foreigner or someone quite bohemian. If attached, the two of you might choose a new mutual hobby or pastime. You’ll enjoy each other and make a point of spending more time together. Virgo can get fussy with you when he or she is tired. A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Virgo.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You finally are able to recuperate. You might be anxious to get into a project, yet you enjoy the return to a normal pace.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • • You go with the flow, and your good intentions come through. Don’t indulge in an overserious conversation, especially if you are working through some issues.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You’ll enjoy relaxing right now, but you also might experience an uneasiness, as boredom could appear on the horizon.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • • Return calls, and finalize details involving the end of the holidays. Once you clear up all of the issues at hand, you finally will be able to relax.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • Be sure to take stock of your financial standing in order to assess what you have to offer. Rethink how you handle your budget in the near future.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • • You have a few remaining calls and thank-you notes to complete. Your feelings toward a neighbor or sibling emerge.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • Your pace is about to radically change. You might want to take advantage of the slow period right now.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Try to relax with friends. Remember, it is not often that you have so many people around you. Fatigue could play into this situation.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • Others demand and expect a lot from you. You know what you will not do, but on the other hand, you might not want the alternative either.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Reach out to someone knowledgeable for an opinion. You could be investing too much in a situation that involves a friend.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Don’t keep switching from one subject to another. Focus on one person and one topic at a time, even if your mind seems to be running away from you.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • Defer to a partner, family member or dear friend. You have been very active, and now you need some time just for you.