We may be quite confident with our career choices until something unexpected happens today. The ambitious Capricorn Moon is supported by the willful Sun and joyful Jupiter, adding to our sense of invincibility. But the Moon’s midday square to unpredictable Uranus pits our cautious feelings against a sudden change of circumstance. Fortunately, the Moon’s shift into conceptual Aquarius at 6:44 pm EDT increases our problem-solving abilities.
No matter where logic takes you, you’re not willing to sit around any longer waiting for the right time to play your hand. Although your direct manner often enables you to get things done, a more strategic approach is wiser today. Nevertheless, you won’t likely listen to anyone’s good advice now, including your own. You don’t know what will happen in response to your radical behavior, but you’re convinced that any movement is better than none. Jim Rohn wrote, “Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.”
An abrupt change in your long-term plans might be more surprising to your friends than it is to you because you’ve been secretly considering several alternatives for a while. However, you were in no hurry to shift your direction since you thought there was plenty of time. But fluctuating conditions create an instability that can only be resolved if you make your move now. Trust your internal guidance, for you’re more prepared than you might think. Mahatma Gandhi said, “The future depends on what we do in the present.”
You might annoy your coworkers today by refusing to participate as part of a team. You’re more inclined to do your own thing and let everyone else do theirs. Unfortunately, people could easily misread your actions, assuming you don’t want to associate with them. But the simple truth is you believe you can accomplish more if you’re working on your own now. In fact, you could bring your finished project back to the group later as a demonstration of your good will. Sometimes, those who fly solo have the strongest wings.
Relationship troubles may erupt today, especially if you feel as if someone is trying to control your every move. But you’re willing to stand up for your independence and do whatever it takes now to break free of the stifling emotional dynamics. Once you decide to follow your own star, there’s not much anyone can do to keep you down. However, if you find yourself at risk of slipping back into your old pattern, you can put an end to the conflict by simply pulling your energy in. Retreating is not an act of defeat, but a way to remain in charge of your own destiny.
You wake up totally committed to fulfilling your obligations today. However, you might not take the possibility of someone else’s irresponsible behavior into consideration when you make your promises. You’re likely to be caught off guard if others are following their own agendas rather than yours. Prevent a headache later in the day by only agreeing to results that are completely within your command. Your absolute power is limited to your actions and no one else’s.
You possess the admirable quality of knowing how to enjoy yourself while you’re fully engaged on the job. Much to your pleasure, the arbitrary differences between your professional goals and your personal needs are intrinsically entangled now, enabling you to whistle while you work. People may wonder why you’re so happy today, unable to comprehend your current sense of practical fulfillment. Shrug your shoulders and smile; it’s not your job to explain your motives. Thomas Edison said, “I never did a day’s work in my life; it was all fun.”
You are fairly certain that your efforts will reap substantial rewards today, especially if you took the time to develop a practical plan to accomplish your goals. Nevertheless, your coworkers seem to be more interested in doing their own thing than working on a project that shares in a common cause. Thankfully, you can blaze the trail by temporarily setting aside your personal interests in the name of your local community or tribe. Others may follow your lead if you work for the good of all, leaving a positive wake in your path.
You might frighten an associate with your intensity today, especially if you believe someone’s lack of cooperation is hindering your progress. You have no patience at all for anyone who chooses to undermine your efforts because of their jealousy over your potential accomplishments. Unfortunately, engaging in a power struggle is a waste of your energy and only brings you down to their level. Singer Frank Ocean said, “Work hard in silence; let your success be your noise.”
You are driven to make your mark today by excelling on the job. You are willing to put in long hours in order to achieve recognition or to earn extra money. But karma is not a zero-sum game now. It’s not fair, but the rewards you receive are not necessarily based on your current efforts. Nevertheless, you still must show up and perform at your absolute best if you want to increase your chances of professional fulfillment. Author Douglas Adams wrote, “The complexities of cause and effect defy analysis.”
People might tip-toe around as if they’re walking on eggshells because they don’t want to anger you. Even if you’re cool and calm on the surface today, others may see you as a dormant volcano that’s ready to erupt at the slightest provocation. No one wants the stigma of pushing you over the edge. Ironically, you’re not nearly as volatile as anyone thinks. Nevertheless, as Dr. Mardy Grothe notes, “The fastest way to lose an argument is to lose your temper.”
You appear to be highly engaged in discussions about your plans to further your career. You have your mind set on a particular trajectory, but you may experience an unexpected change of heart today. However, you don’t need to resolve anything yet. Your ideas could easily go through another iteration or two in the days that follow, so it’s best to take a wait-and-see approach. A.A. Milne wrote, “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
There’s a direct correlation between your well-being and your relationship to your friends and family. No matter how many important puzzle pieces are falling into place now, you might not feel in touch with your own feelings unless you’re emotionally connected with the people around you. It seems like everyone wants you to fulfill their expectations, while you continue to worry that others won’t accept you for who you are. Beyoncé said, “Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.”