Aries (Mar21/Apr20): Beautiful surroundings promote lovely thoughts. Take this opportunity to decorate your domestic workspace. Vibrant colours and artwork will make you more productive. It’s also a good idea to invest in a good work chair if you can. You enjoy finding original ways to show your love for your nearest and dearest. Whether you slip a romantic note between the pages of their book or send them a recording of your favourite ballad, the gesture will be greatly appreciated.

Taurus (Apr21/May21): Rather than envy people for their wealth, silently congratulate them for their good fortune. The law of attraction dictates that what you focus upon will expand. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to celebrate all instances of abundance, no matter where you find them. If you’re feeling tired or dispirited, call someone who always makes you laugh. Their silly remarks will remind you not to take life so seriously. Make up your mind to stop worrying about things you can’t control. This, too, shall pass.

Gemini (May22/Jun21): An emotional bond with a neighbour or relative sustains you through difficult times. Whenever you get bad news, you call this friend for a boost. No matter how dense the cloud is, this determined optimist manages to find its silver lining. If they recommend a movie or a book, you should follow their advice. Within a few minutes, you’ll be totally consumed by a world of pure imagination. We can all use some healthy escapism at this juncture.

Cancer (Jun22/Jul23): Someone who is dynamic and adventurous will sweep into your life like a breath of fresh air. Don’t publicise this friendship now. It will be nice to have a secret source of pleasure for the next few weeks. This new confidante won’t betray your trust. A helpful bureaucrat will put your application at the top of the pile. Getting official permission to build, do business or give instruction will make you excited about the future. The hard part is over, charge ahead.

Leo (Jul24/Aug23): Working around the clock is a game of diminishing returns. Take this opportunity to enjoy the fruits of your labour. Enjoy a little online retail therapy and treat yourself to some new books or mobile device. When you reward yourself for getting things right on so many levels, your productivity soars. A close ‘friend’ may accuse you of taking things too personally. Before you get defensive, consider the truth of this statement. The fact is, you could probably benefit from taking a more objective stance. Stop searching for underlying meanings or hidden messages in other people’s statements.

Virgo (Aug24/Sep23): Finding you are nearer to making a dream come true than you thought will make your heart sing. Be sure to thank a friend who has been helpful and supportive. It is down to their support and encouragement you’ve reached a personal milestone much earlier than expected. What better reason do you need to prepare a special dinner at home with your loved one? If you’ve ever wanted to showcase your writing talent, this is a good time to do so. Launch a blog. You’ll attract loyal followers who appreciate your extensive knowledge and great advice.

Libra (Sep24/Oct23): You’ve always been prone to nervous tension, which is why exercise is especially important for you. Even doing some stretching exercises at lunch can be therapeutic. Stop telling yourself you have more pressing matters than attending to your health. Putting yourself first will make you a more productive worker and responsive friend. You’re just about to complete a project. Resist the temptation to rush. By double-checking every aspect of your work, you’ll render a perfect performance. As a result, you’ll get financially and emotionally rewarding assignments.

Scorpio (Oct24/Nov22): Making an investment, opening a savings account or taking out insurance policies are all good options. You work hard for your money; it’s important to have something to show for all that labour. If you have a romantic partner, they’ll get great financial news. When someone offers you a home-based freelance role, be sure to take it. This project will give you an opportunity to devise creative solutions to difficult problems. You’ll be greeted as a hero by a client who has been desperate for help.

Sagittarius (Nov23/Dec21): Signing a contract will put you in a much better financial situation. With the help of an affluent partner, you can work with quality merchandise. Best of all, you’ll get a chance to work with high-profile clients with good taste. Are you looking for love? Let a relative help you undergo a personal transformation. There’s a good chance this family member has experienced a similar kind of challenge. Their compassion and insight will be helpful. It’s reassuring to know they have your back.

Capricorn (Dec22/Jan20): You’ve always been able to multi-task and you’re your cross-platform thinking makes you a valued member of any team. In the prevailing circumstances you may have to do more work from home. This is your chance to self-organise, to strip out unnecessary influences that can trip your train of thought. As a result, your whole systematic way of life will continue to function well. Although you’re more busy than usual, it’s important to take time out of your schedule to release tension. Do some gentle stretching in the morning or practise some deep-breathing exercises this evening.

Aquarius (Jan21/Feb19): Luck is flowing into your life like a mighty river. It’s a good time to buy a single lottery ticket, enter a raffle or play a game of chance. Remember the feeling when you win this prize. Sustaining your joy will expand your good fortune. If you crave intellectual stimulation, take an online course. It will be such a relief to meet people who share your interests. Instead of treating you like an odd duck, your peers will greet you as one of the flock.

Pisces (Feb20/Mar20): Pottering around the house makes you feel grounded and appreciative. Put work on the back burner. Use your newfound free time to prepare some comfort food, arrange a comfortable sitting area or enjoy a movie marathon. If you’re looking for a new place to live, think about finding a home that will allow you to showcase a cherished collection in an attractive way. Every time you catch sight of these treasures, your heart will skip a beat.