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Georgia Nicols helps jump-start your week with her seven-day astrological outlook. The feature appears exclusively at www.suntimes.com.
Updated: July 14, 2012 6:04AM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: We have the “all clear” today to shop (whether you spend $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions until 10 p.m. The Moon is in Aries.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Even though people are inclined to be hot under the collar, this is an excellent day to do long-range planning. Sit down with partners and close friends to strategize what you want to achieve in the next year, the next three years, and the next five years.
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): This is a good day for business and commerce, even though people are still feeling touchy. It’s a perfect day to draw up a budget or figure out how to cut costs. If shopping, you will buy practical items that last for a long time. (Oh yeah.)
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Because you’re self-disciplined today you’re looking at your habits and surroundings to see how to improve things. You’ll take satisfaction from doing work that gives you a long-term payoff. It will please you to get things better organized. (Please yourself!)
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Research will go well today because it’s easy to pay attention to detail, as your powers of concentration are good. People are a bit touchy and easily irked; nevertheless, you can ignore this and press on.
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Advice from someone older or more experienced might help you today. It’s not easy for Leos to take direction from others but hey, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, right? Stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before you.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll make a great impression on bosses, parents and VIPs today because you appear controlled, self-disciplined, conscientious, prepared and cautious. You might impress others with cost-cutting suggestions or how to deal with waste.
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The study of anything will go surprisingly well today. You have mental endurance and concentration, in addition to which, teachers or more experienced people might help you.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Even though people are touchy today, you can get a lot done if you’re working with jointly held property, inheritances, insurance matters or anything connected with what you own or share with others.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Even though you need more sleep right now, this is a good day for serious discussions with partners, friends and members of groups so that you can agree on future goals. At least make sure you are all on the same page. (You’ll feel better about this.)
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): This could be a very productive day at work for you. Older people might have good advice. You’re concerned with getting things done instead of being frivolous or wasting time. You have a great attention span and you’re willing to work because you want results.
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Discussions concerning sports activities will be productive today, especially with regard to future plans. Similarly, parents and teachers can sit down to discuss educating or taking care of children. Today everyone feels practical and concerned with future consequences. Where there’s a will, there’s a way, (especially if you’re mentioned in the will.)
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An older relative or a parent might have advice for you today. (Don’t wince.) Actually, you’ll be happy to attend to practical details that relate to your home and family, especially details that will make living easier and more secure in the future. Definitely!
IF JUNE 13 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Actress Ally Sheedy (1962) shares your birthday today. Many of you are psychic and interested in esoteric knowledge. You’re intellectually and physically adventurous, and you love to explore new places and ideas. You believe anything is possible. Naturally, your heroes are those who attempt the impossible and succeed, which is why personally you are often a risk taker. Your year ahead will be highly social and beneficial for all relationships.