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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: February 7, 2013 6:04AM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: We have the all clear today to do business (whether you spend $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions. The Moon is in Scorpio.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Conversations with authority figures will be unusually intense today. You will say what you mean and mean what you say! You’re concerned about long-range planning that affects financial or practical support that you need.
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): In political or religious discussions today, you will definitely state your opinions. Furthermore, you will weigh into any discussion even if other people with much more experience are present.
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Disputes about shared property, taxes, debt or insurance matters might take place today. You’re especially keen to find long-term solutions, especially for the future. Someone might think they are doing the same thing, yet you are both at odds.
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Discussions with others will be intense today, no question. In fact, others might feel threatened by what you say because you’re coming on so strong. However, you might attract someone to you that is coming on strong as well!
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’re keen to introduce improvements and reforms at work today, which is a good thing. But it’s not good to coerce others into agreeing with you, even if you think so. Pull back a little and let people have input into long-range plans.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Romantic discussions will be intense today! Ditto for talks with children. You don’t have to cure the world before bedtime. Lighten up with discussions about sports, children and romance. It’s far better to achieve consensus than steamroll over others.
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Go gently in discussion with parents or family members today because it’s easy to come on too strong. (Likewise, others might not be too strong!) Just remember that if you really want someone to listen to you, whisper. Works every time.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You will do well in all kinds of mental work today because your mind is very penetrating and decisive. You will dig to the bottom of whatever you are dealing with. You don’t want superficial solutions. Discussions with siblings could be revealing.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You are so focused on something today you feel obsessed about either buying something or obsessed about how you want to earn some money. This obsession could blind you to other approaches and solutions, just keep that in mind.
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You might encounter opposition from others today, especially if you come on too strong. This is because you tend to see things in black-and-white terms right now and you’re confident about your views.
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): This is a fabulous day for research or digging for answers. Your ability to unveil secrets and discover hidden truths is quite amazing, in part because your mind is like a laser today, ready to penetrate to the bottom of whatever it seeks. Shazzam!
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Discussions with groups might be a bit lopsided simply because you are so focused on one idea. It’s better to be open to what others have to say because their input could be valuable. Don’t try to persuade others to agree with you. Ironically, this might only create distance or put them off.
IF JANUARY 6 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Celebrity chef/writer Nigella Lawson (1960) shares your birthday today. You are hard-working and courageous. Your courage is demonstrated not only in your physical environment and daily world but also in your philosophy of life. You are ready to face whatever is the truth. You believe in devotion, love and sacrifice to duty. In the year ahead, you will work to build or construct something and your rewards will soon follow.