For Friday, Jan. 4:
This year others become aware of your plethora of innate skills. You often find that you are being placed on a pedestal. If you are single, you’ll have many opportunities to change your status. If you are attached, a community commitment could keep you busy.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
Aries (March 21-April 19)
•••• You could be jolted awake this morning. You might find yourself walking into a big problem; however, you’ll be pleased how easily this issue can be resolved. Tonight: Do not play devil’s advocate.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
••• You might not believe how someone’s wish could be misinterpreted. Rather than clarifying, decide to let it go. Tonight: Relax. You need to unwind more than you realize.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
••••• Where others might be jolted by news, you’ll go right in and solve the issue. You see possibilities where others don’t, and you’ll take a different approach. Tonight: Settle in with a favorite person.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
•••• Pressure builds around an obligation, a personal matter and someone’s expectations. You could be in a situation where you might want to rethink a personal matter. Tonight: Happy at home.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
•••• Be aware of your options, as the unexpected does occur. Do not get locked into either/or thinking. Tonight: Choose a favorite spot.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
•••• Remain sensitive to your budget. You might be having trouble switching modes from prior holiday shopping to now. Tonight: Handle some must-do errands, and pay bills before deciding whether you want to go out.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
•••• You are capable of experiencing one extreme after another. An element of confusion will straighten out, especially if you detach from the situation. Tonight: Honor what you want.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
•••• You could feel pushed by a personal matter that you might choose not to share. Listen to your inner voice. Tonight: Play it low-key.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
•••• Zero in on what you want. You could find a partner highly supportive and upbeat. Tonight: Where people are.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
••• If you want to take a stand, the right time will appear very soon. Remember, others model their behavior off of how you conduct yourself. Tonight: In the limelight.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
•••• Keep reaching out to someone at a distance. Your feelings need to be honored more often. Tonight: Be spontaneous.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
•••• How you deal with a child or loved one could change radically as a result of handling a different situation that is causing you some stress. If you can, separate the two matters. Tonight: Make nice.