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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 8, 2013 6:27AM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: Not until 1:30 p.m. today do we have the all clear to do business and make important decisions. At that time, the Moon moves from Capricorn into Aquarius.
◆ ARIES (March 21-April 19): This is a fantastic day for research. The beginning of the day will feel scattered and a bit at loose ends but later, you’ll be like a dog with a bone. You won’t give up until you find what you want.
◆ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your ability to talk to others, especially in groups, is amazing today. You can persuade others to agree with you or to jump on board any project you endorse. However, check with the Moon Alert above.
◆ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You will be amazingly convincing talking to parents, bosses, teachers and the police today. You’ll say what you mean and mean what you say because you’re ambitious and assertive.
◆ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’re gung ho to expand your horizons and learn something new. You want adventure. You also want to expound on profound topics to let others know what you believe regarding politics, religion and philosophy. e.)
◆ LEO (JULY 23-Aug. 22): You’ll have no trouble defending your best interests today, especially about shared property, inheritances, taxes and debt. Nevertheless, check with the Moon Alert above.
◆ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Discussions with partners and close friends will be lively today. Someone with a lot of energy might oppose you. Or perhaps you are the one who is coming on like gangbusters? Postpone important agreements until later in the day.
◆ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll get a tremendous amount done at work today because you are motivated and energized. You’ll have no trouble getting what you want, but check with the Moon Alert above for timing about when to act and get down to business.
◆ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): This is an energetic day for those of you involved in sports, creative projects or working with children. Even romantic partners are going to be vocalizing a lot. Pay attention to the Moon Alert above for advice about making decisions.
◆ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You might start shoving furniture around and making big changes at home because you’ve got the energy to do it. However, some of you might get embroiled in family arguments or heated discussions.
◆ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You have lots of mental energy today! That’s why this is a great day for those of you who sell, market, teach, act or need to persuade anybody about anything. However, check with the Moon Alert above.
◆ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ve got a lot of energy to work hard today but you’re also very energetic about spending money. The cash is definitely flowing. By all means, be aware of the Moon Alert above.
◆ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’re full of intelligent mental energy today. (That’s why this is a great day to make your pitch to others or go after what you want.) You might also want to read or study.
IF FEBRUARY 8 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Writer John Grisham (1955) shares your birthday today. You have a wonderful imagination and can easily form concepts of all sorts. Your visualization powers are excellent as well. At times, you can even be prophetic. Your ability to intellectually plan ahead bodes well for writers, architects, musicians, scientists and map readers. You have excellent technical skills. In the year ahead, you have an opportunity to learn something valuable. Grab it.