CELEBRITY stargazer Russell Grant looks at the week ahead (from Sunday March 18).
ARIES March 21st - April 20th
You’ll be working extra hard to restore the balance of power in some context this week. Whether it’s in relation to a parent-child, boss-employee, teacher-student or some other situation you need to know which side of the equation you are on? Are you in charge, or taking orders? Your natural talent for leadership is best served if you’re leading, but you don’t need a title to do that. Just tap into the part of you that inspires others and you’ll have arrived!
TAURUS April 21st - May 21st
As the calendar signals a change of season it’s time to take a fresh look at what you can do to protect the planet. Do you prefer planting a garden, or painting one? Selling hybrid vehicles or doing away with plastic bags in shops? Using ego-friendly light bulbs or utilising solar power? Find a niche that speaks to you and get busy playing your part. You need only begin and others will be sure to follow. That’s how you can start a quiet revolution in thinking!
GEMINI May 22nd - June 21st
The hazy atmosphere you’ve been lost in lifts and you’re suddenly in a new situation that leaves you little time to sleep! Whatever plan you latch on to, it will envelope you and give you the sense that the days are flying by. A sense of urgency pervades your life and you’ll want what you want right away. Keep a broader perspective and more reasonable expectations. Everything will eventually fall into place as long as you stay active.
CANCER June 22nd - July 23rd
There’s no time to relax as a new objective takes hold of you. If you need cash you don’t have you’ll be busy lining up backers or loans. Run your ideas past a few impartial people to find out what they think. Whether you’re setting about finding a mate or launching a business, collecting feedback helps you refine your approach. Don’t think love can find a way without your participation. Every partnership requires the attention of the people involved.
LEO July 24th - August 23rd
You’re starting a stretch that will be more play than work so get ready for fun. An out of town or out of the country excursion is likely to be the highlight of this period, though there will surely be other happy happenings as well. A kind, generous friend features strongly as a motivating influence, as you’ll find you’re eager to do almost anything to please them. Exercise some caution each time you open your wallet or cheque book. It’s always easy to overspend!
VIRGO August 24th - September 23rd
Someone special is looking for you. It could be for a well-paying job, a secret mission or a juicy assignment. You needn’t accept the offer, but it’s worth thinking about. Decide what you have to gain from the experience. This may not translate into quick cash, but possibly a connection with someone who’ll lead you to yet another success in life or love. Your individual needs come more sharply into focus with each passing day.
LIBRA September 24th - October 23rd
It’ll be harder than usual to maintain a climate of good feeling now as you sense something rising up to work against you and your aims. It’s not worth expending energy trying to buck a trend, so be content to just maintain your position for the time being. Someone whose position and authority you respect will be on your case, demanding more of you than you’re interested in providing. Take it in your stride and wait for the tide to turn.
SCORPIO October 24th - November 22nd
You become the “go to” person when a friend with lots of questions targets you as the answer man or woman. Somehow you’ve given the impression that you know a little about a lot of things, and that’s all well and good. Be wise enough to know what you don’t know and don’t be afraid to admit it so your buddy can go to more expert sources. All the same, it’s flattering to think you’re held in such high regard, isn’t it! Enjoy the moment!
SAGITTARIUS November 23rd - December 21st
The week begins on a note of celebration and you’re happy to share food and drink with almost anyone anywhere. This party atmosphere carries you through what others believe is a trying time, but you don’t see things that way. A philosophical attitude helps you stay grounded and gives people new hope and confidence, and that’s a nice thing. Though you won’t realise it at the time, you’ll change someone’s mind and stop them doing something silly.
CAPRICORN December 22nd - January 20th
You’re more resourceful than you sometimes give yourself credit for. You’ve a natural knack for knowing how to best use whatever’s at your disposal. Team up with a charitable or humanitarian group and you’ll multiply your potential. Watch your email, IPad or mobile phone for opportunities to expand your reach. An upcoming party or neighbourhood gathering puts you in touch with someone you’d been thinking about recently. Prepare for a happy reunion.
AQUARIUS January 21st - February 19th
People you mix with have a lot on their minds, but they’re not talking about it. Your friendly approach helps draw them out and once all the issues are aired you’ll find you can help them with many of their worries and woes. If you or another friend has the skills to start a website, get busy setting it up. Everyone will benefit. There are some things you are not able to do or aren’t equipped for, but you do know the right sort of ‘Can do’ people.
PISCES February 20th - March 20th
It’s out of the frying pan and into the fire and for once, it’s refreshing to have a more direct experience of what’s going on. For a while you cut yourself off, and that served a purpose, but now you’re ready to rejoin the race. Don’t let an overly eager friend or partner push you faster than you want to go. Make your own decisions. You may be surprised or disappointed to hear someone’s news, but you can support their right to change direction.