HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 7, 2013: This year you focus on your goals, as you have the potential to make them so. You also gain the support of a key person, which allows you to head down a long-desired path. If single, you might meet someone who resents your friends or isolates you in some manner. If attached, the two of you love to socialize and party together. Your biggest issue could be overspending. Why not try separate accounts? Scorpio is a loyal friend, though he or she could have an intense tone this year. A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Scorpio.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • • If you make it your priority to get through a problem, you will succeed. A hurdle could appear in a meeting or when dealing with a friend.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • You’ll defer to a loved one who needs to be in control and does well at it. Sort through what is needed and what is important.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • You have a lot to do. You might want to bypass a conversation. You are correct in thinking that there could be a volatile nature to this discussion.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • How you handle someone could define a situation. You might be open to changing your responses when you see how out of control a disagreement could become.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • Tension seems like the natural outcome of the moment, no matter which way you turn or what you do.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • You have the ability to hear some nasty comments and not take what is being said personally. Tempers could flare, and you might wonder what exactly is happening.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • You might have overspent and overindulged. At this moment, any excuse could cause you to do that again.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • All eyes turn to you. You might have too much to handle right now. As you determine your limits, a loved one could become argumentative.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Follow your instincts, especially with finances. You know what is appropriate; don’t hesitate to follow through on that.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • You might want to get to the bottom of a problem. How you do this could be a little difficult, as you might find yourself involved in a controversy.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • You suddenly see the depth of your anger. You might want to rethink a personal matter, especially if it impacts your professional image.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • Suppressing your anger has more negative implications than you realize. Discuss your feelings when you feel more in control.