Keywords: serious, sober, preoccupied
This is a serious day. Self-discipline and ambition are peaking; hard work now pays off in spades -- later. People arent in the mood for frivolity; theres too much to do! Individual responsibility is key. Were more focused now than usual, self-managing and ready to tackle mundane tasks that we ordinarily avoid. No one wants to squander energy, so just about everyone will make it a point to work hard and do a good job. Working by ourselves is more effective than trying to work with others. Business meetings are fine, though, because were able to articulate goals and formulate a plan and time frame for achieving them, one step at a time. The results of todays labor will be practical, high-quality and long-lasting. Serious consideration leads to profound realizations. Focus on staying grounded and aware. We may feel pessimistic or cynical today, but we shouldnt permit ourselves to look exclusively at the dark side.
Keywords: patient, levelheaded, practical
Self-discipline and patient hard work pay off with todays cosmic support. We feel more organized and competent than usual, more able to concentrate and focus for long periods of time and to sort out priorities. Vitality and energy are directed toward achieving practical goals, and theres no better time to buckle down and make some really good, solid progress on long-term projects. Individuals can work well by themselves, but this is also a great time to advance professional and business interests with others, because everyone is in a very sensible, practical frame of mind. Nows the period to develop a long-term plan, complete with time frames, goals and a step-by-step process for achieving them. Be sure to document the goals and plans you create this week; this list will serve as a great blueprint for organizing your work in the months to come.
Keywords: frustrating, critical, annoying
This is one of those days when a lot of us feel defeated, as if were working at cross purposes. Authority issues raise their ugly heads and some folks find themselves backed into a corner, forced to explain themselves when they come under attack by bosses, coworkers, teachers or parents. Even though crawling under a rock feels like the preferable course of action, each of us has to take care of business. There are limitations now on individual leadership, especially when it bumps up against corporate values or hierarchy. Its easy to let this heavy energy get us down, but don't linger on feelings of rejection, loneliness or isolation. Theyre only temporary. Avoid confrontations by working alone. Keeping our noses to the grindstone and promising ourselves a good reward at the end of the week when this is all finished will help us get through it.
Keywords: confidence, respect, setting boundaries
Heres a day when professional advancement is very likely and much hard work can be accomplished with discipline and focus. Rise to meet the challenge with confidence and work a little beyond your usual limits, toward a practical objective. Vitality and energy are directed toward achieving practical goals; theres no better time to buckle down and make some really good, solid progress on long-term projects. Doors open today, for both business and personal affairs. Walk right in. This is an outstanding time for investing in long-term strategies and business plans, so if an opportunity comes your way, especially from an established relationship or an associate you respect, pay careful attention to it. Boundaries are clearly set but not rigid, so people can express their own views while taking in the views of others as well.
Keywords: opposition, boundaries, tension
Individuals square off against leadership today; watch for random assertions of authority as bosses or government leaders pull rank on the common person. Parental issues raise their ugly heads in the form of problems with authorities; some folks will find themselves backed into a corner, forced to explain themselves when they come under attack by managers or coworkers. Bosses and teachers want to make sure everything is up to their high standards, so theyll tend to be critical, looking for the negative instead of the positive. This theyll do in the form of constructive criticism -- hard to hear and hard to swallow. Many will become painfully aware of their limitations and are forced to eat humble pie. The upside? Improvement starts right here, right now. To actively use this energy, seek the advice of an older person.