Daily Horoscopes: 02/01/2014
Daily Horoscopes: 02/01/2014
Intense emotions require an outlet. If you’re not able to confront the source of your pain, take up a sport. Physical activity can relieve stress that builds in the tissues. Even going for a walk each day can be therapeutic. Games of skill are healthy diversions, too. Chess, backgammon and bridge can all be played online, so if you lack a partner, it’s no problem. Do anything you can to stop dwelling on an upsetting situation. Bigger and better opportunities are on the way.
You will have to take over some responsibilities for a colleague or loved one. Fortunately, you’re up for the task. You might actually enjoy the change of pace. As an Earth sign, you have a tendency to get caught in a rut. Carrying out different responsibilities will be a breath of fresh air. There’s a chance you will find a mentor in someone who has years of experience in your desired field. Serving as their assistant can attract good career opportunities.
It will be difficult to get the information you need to complete a project. Don’t get discouraged if you have to come back to an agency later. You’re better off dealing with an expert than talking to a trainee. Be polite to everyone you encounter. This will pave the way for a successful interaction with the person in charge. More money will become available through a legacy or dividend. Instead of spending this sum on luxuries, put it away for a rainy day.
Stop being so critical of your creative efforts. Most people who know you are impressed by your gifts. Unfortunately, you keep brushing off their compliments. It’s time to tune out your inner critic. Abandon yourself to writing, painting and whatever other activities you enjoy. Allowing yourself to have fun will produce some impressive results. If your best friend or business partner offers to show your efforts to a manager or boutique owner, accept. This could be a chance to earn a little extra.
If you’re unemployed, try seeking work related to the home, property or even politics. Your best bets for advancement lay in these fields. You don’t have to have previous experience to find a steady job. Be sure to emphasise your organisational skills. Your future employer wants someone who can locate materials quickly and doesn’t require a lot of supervision. If you have a job you enjoy, take this opportunity to beautify your work area. Comfortable furniture and bright artwork boost your productivity.
Speaking in front of big groups can be daunting. You might want to take classes to prepare you for such ordeals. The more practice you get, the easier it will be to share your ideas with the public. This is an important skill for you to acquire, since you’ve got such a remarkable brain. You’re always developing great ideas and work methods. It would be a shame if you were too shy to put these concepts on display. Learning to create visual presentations will also be helpful.
Careful use of resources will help you through difficult financial times. You will have an opportunity to increase your income. It is also important to create a sensible budget. By knowing what you can spend on everything from food to housing to luxuries, your hard earned money will go far. Are you having difficulty with household expenses? This would be a good time to get a roommate or tenant. Every little bit of extra money will ease your economic anxieties.
Keep your anger in check. By maintaining a calm demeanour before an annoying neighbour, you’ll retain the upper hand. If you have to report their activities to the authorities, do so. Having a paper trail will be helpful in bringing this pest to justice. It’s important to be pragmatic when dealing with neighbourhood disturbances. Everybody has to find a way to live together. Make rule breakers accountable for their actions. Report excessive noise, abusive behaviour and pollution.
You’re extremely sensitive. It would be wise to stay away from people who wear on your nerves, as you may not be able to tolerate their nonsense. Several moneymaking opportunities are on the horizon. Focus on increasing your income. Jobs related to manufacturing, banking and property are recommended. Alternatively, you may be asked to oversee a big project for your current employer. If you do a good job with this assignment, you will get a raise, promotion or both.
Your view of the future is a little bleak. It’s discouraging to meet so many young people who lack critical skills. This may be a sign for you to help these people. Imparting knowledge and providing training can make a big difference to their lives. You’ll also be enriched by the experience. You won’t have a problem with discipline, since you command authority wherever you go. That’s half the battle. Nobody wants to tangle with someone as imposing as you.
Professional success will be more elusive than you expect. Although you have impressive skills and experience, you don’t look like other people in your desired field. Getting someone to give you a chance will be a challenge. Therefore, you should cultivate a warm persona that prompts people to let down their guard. Once you gain someone’s trust, it will be easy to get the work you need to succeed. It may be helpful to meet with an employment recruiter for tips on making a good impression.
You’re facing an ethical dilemma. Trust your instincts, even if they put you in the line of fire. Confronting an authority figure about a bad policy will be good for you. You have a wonderful heart but often keep it under wraps because you’re worried that it will make you easy prey for manipulative types. This is a situation where you can fight for powerless people. By standing up for what’s right, others will think you are strong, not weak. It takes guts to speak the truth people in power.