TIP FOR THE WEEK: Mix-ups, misunderstandings and other little things which irritate and can wreck havoc with your good mood are still on the horizon, so be prepared and smile. In a week or so all will be back to normal.CANCER (WATER) JUNE 22-JULY 22Insecurities keep cropping up and you may have to take some time to examine exactly what is going on in your life that can be the cause.No one can be in control of everything all the time and you may simply have to back off a bit in order to trust yourself and know that all will be well.Positive thinking goes a long way. Financially you are rather stressed as money expected hasn’t arrived and expenses incurred over the past few weeks were more than you had bargained for. Not to worry, as the week progresses you will see that, with careful budgeting you will manage nicely.HINT: Time spent with a younger member of the family is just what you both need. LEO (FIRE) JULY 23-AUGUST 22Finally you are able to put some time aside for yourself in order to complete a major project which is personally important to you.There have been times along the way when you were not only discouraged and frustrated but lost faith in others as well. By the end of the month you will see that the light at the end of the tunnel is burning bright and all your hard work has not been in vain. A conversation with a sibling will put to rest some of the pressing questions you have and any time you can spend together is a joy.HINT: A friend may disappoint you this week, but give this person some space and a second chance.VIRGO (EARTH) AUGUST 23-SEPTEMBER 22Your kindness and generosity over the past few months has not only been noticed but greatly appreciate by those closest to you. Although you still see what is missing and find it difficult refraining from pointing out what, to you, seems like obvious mistakes, the fact that you are willing to let others find their own way is a big step towards cementing important relationships. HINT: A breakdown in communications between yourself and a person you regard highly professionally is expected and the less said now, the better. All will soon blow over and by holding your tongue you have saved yourself from apologizing later.LIBRA (AIR) SEPTEMBER 23-OCTOBER 23You continue working strange hours and there are days when even you find it difficult juggling all the different assignments and projects you have on the front burner.Your best friend is just the person you need to help you get organized and to put things back into perspective, so don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and arrange a meeting. Slight mix-ups expected concerning a planned trip, so double check times and dates.HINT: This is a good time to take your car in for a check-up before beginning a long road trip, and wherever possible leave yourself enough time so that you are not stressed and rushed along the way.SCORPIO (WATER) OCTOBER 24-NOVEMBER 21Take a few moments this week to re-examine your schedule as you seem to be wasting a great deal of time getting organized. Once all is in order you will be amazed at how smoothly you are able to work and perform. People are attracted to you and wish to become part of your inner circle. For the time being you will be best served by observing rather than speaking. When the time is right you will know what to say and who exactly your audience should be.HINT: Your financial situation may be stressful this week due to delays or mistakes concerning money. Plan accordingly. It may take time to trace important papers and transactions.SAGITTARIUS (FIRE) NOVEMBER 22-DECEMBER 21Don’t let past insecurities hold you back now. There is so much you wish to do and the experience you have gained over the past couple of years will stand you in good stead today. Believe in yourself… everybody else does. Family members try to understand just how busy you are but would really appreciate some one-on-one with you.Check your agenda and see where you can carve out a few hours to enjoy just relaxing at home with your nearest and dearest.HINT: Money is always on your mind and you need to remember to continue putting something aside to cover the ‘slack season.’ CAPRICORN (EARTH) DECEMBER 22-JANUARY 19The time has come for you to take a good look at your priorities and see if you are really doing what is best for you. Professionally you continue to grow and your accomplishments are recognized by co-workers as well as employers.What is missing is some private time with family and friends. In the coming weeks you may still be tying off loose ends, but after that it is definitely time to party! Money and financial matters are under control and you can afford to pamper yourself so go enjoy a little retail therapy.HINT: Be a little patient with an older member of your family.AQUARIUS (AIR) JANUARY 20-FEBRUARY 18You have been working, studying and burning the candle for too many hours for so long that you have reached the point where you need to simply walk away for a couple of weeks and recharge. Colleagues and important people you know professionally are fully aware of your valuable input and will be happy to pick up the slack while you are gone.HINT: A breakdown in communication between yourself and your partner and/or mate may not be avoidable, but what you can control is your reaction. Sometimes less is more and this is definitely one of those times.PISCES (WATER) FEBRUARY 19-MARCH 20You say much but reveal little and few people know just what you have been carrying around in your heart and on your shoulders for so long. The good news is that all your hard work is not only about to bear fruit but that it will be juicier and more refreshing than you had imagined.Don’t let insecurities concerning financial matters hold you back. If you take a second look you will see that all your bases are covered…maybe you aren’t as flush as you would like but there is definitely nothing to worry about.HINT: Time spent with another water sign will help you put things into perspective. You are both on the same page and sincerely care about one another.ARIES (FIRE) MARCH 21-APRIL 19Double check your information, sources and dates before putting anything into print this week. A slight glitch is all it will take to lose your audience and that is the last thing you want. So, take a step back and if necessary ask your partner and/or mate to step in and check your facts for you. A conversation with an older member of your family may not be as pleasant as you hoped but at least the lines of communication remain open. In the weeks to come things will definitely improve. In the meantime keep busy doing what you do best.HINT: Time spent with an Aquarius will be extremely interesting and enlightening.TAURUS (EARTH) APRIL 20-MAY 20 You have been so careful about money for so long that you are ready to throw caution to the wind and splurge! But, before you do… take a deep breath and wait. In the coming weeks you will have a much better sense of what you want and need as well as an appreciation of buying one special addition to your home rather than a whole set of furniture that under normal circumstances you would never have considered.HINT: The time has come for you to break out of the home/work/home mold you have built for yourself over the past few months and realize that good friends are wonderful, old friends are gold, but new friends can be interesting as well as fascinating.GEMINI (AIR) MAY 21-JUNE 21In order to have a friend you must be one and although this really isn’t the best time for mending fences, it is a good time for some serious contemplation of who you want to include inside your inner circle and who no longer holds your trust. Some friendships last a lifetime while others come and go. No matter what, all who have come into your life have touched it and changed it in some way and in the weeks to come you will have the opportunity to do something special for someone you care about.HINT: It isn’t always easy spending time with an elderly family member, but make the effort – you won’t be sorry.