Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)

You're ready to settle down and put your nose to the grindstone as taskmaster Saturn pushes your key planet Mars into action. Nevertheless, it's challenging to limit unnecessary distractions as one temptation appears after another. But rather than wasting time pursuing transient pleasure, be responsible and focus on the specific projects in front of you. Committing to a strict schedule is required today if you want to reach your goals.

Taurus (Apr 21 - May 21)

A familiar wave of practicality washes away the heightened intensity of the past few days. You may breathe a big sigh of relief now that the Moon is chilling out in your even-tempered sign. However, there is still plenty of work to do, leaving you little time to grow complacent. Fortunately, your actions are on target today, enabling you to deliver on your promises and, perhaps, even exceed everyone's expectations. Your dependable nature is appreciated more than you know.

Gemini (May 22 - Jun 22)

You are pulled in many directions as you attempt to sort out the most productive way to move through such a busy day. Although you're eager to pursue experiences that pique your interest, you don't have time to follow every compelling lead. You may be excessively talkative, only to be criticised for your lack of focus. Take responsibility for your actions, make tough choices and limit your explanations. Achieving balance is complicated now, but carefully considering your decisions before you make them assures the best possible outcome.

Cancer (Jun23 - Jul 23)

Your associates may not see past your hard-working exterior today, but your feelings are running high, nevertheless. Take several deep breaths and contemplate what form of expression works best for you, rather than just running on automatic pilot. It's all too easy to get swept up into doing what's expected, even if you must hide what's most important to you. If anyone pressures you to step too far out of your comfort zone, set clear boundaries before things get messy. Your destiny is in your own hands.

Leo (Jul 24 - Aug 23)

A melodrama begins to fade today as your common sense grows stronger by the hour. You aren't interested in being side-tracked by someone's emotionally intense story, especially one that seems to go nowhere useful. Instead, work toward improving your life by being as productive as you can. Once you fulfil your responsibilities, choose rejuvenating rest over frivolous activities. Conserving your energy is your only viable strategy if you want to have enough stamina to see your commitments through to the end.

Virgo (Aug 24 - Sep 23)

Efficiently managing your internal world now is a necessary part of putting your external affairs in order. Your current attitude sets the stage for your future success. Taking care of business will only get harder to handle as the days fly by if you let yourself become overwhelmed. Although an I-can-do-it frame of mind is necessary, positive thinking isn't enough. Pitch in and do your share; ultimately, relying on your industrious nature is your most reliable tactic for achieving your goals.

Libra (Sep 24 - Oct 23)

People may be overly critical about your work today as Venus joins gossipy Mercury in your 11th House of Teamwork. Instead of letting others rattle your cage, improve your game by applying the valuable feedback you receive. There's no time to get discouraged by anyone else's judgements. Thankfully, counting on your common sense helps you to avoid taking any comments too personally. Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.

Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 22)

You want everyone to accept your authority without question now while the planetary emphasis is on your 10th House of Public Status. However, stern Saturn has you wondering whether or not you're actually on the politically correct side of an issue. Nevertheless, it's not enough to be right; you also want people to appreciate you for your brilliant competence. Rather than inflating your expectations, keep your plans simple today and then do your best to make them real. Your unwavering determination enables you to work your magic and charm your audience.

Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21)

You're reticent to reveal your innermost feelings today but, thankfully, people might not even notice. It's not that you are carrying around dark secrets; you're just trying to prevent professional relationships from growing more complicated. Consider the potential impact of your words prior to sharing too much information. Practicing a bit of self-restraint now is less stressful than dealing with the negative consequences afterward. Discretion is your friend.

Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 20)

You are tempted to run out on your commitments and chase more pleasurable pursuits. Although you might not be able to act on the spur of the moment to join in the fun, you can still schedule time for socialising into your day. Ironically, it's easier to enjoy yourself now if you can delicately balance your demanding responsibilities with playful activities. As paradoxical as it sounds, establishing an agenda allows you to be more spontaneous.

Aquarius (Jan 21 - Feb 19)

Playing nicely with others today propels you along your professional path. However, don't get so wrapped up in your own ambitions that you aren't sensitive to the objectives of the group. However, there's no reason to completely set aside your needs in deference to the preferences of your colleagues. Finding common ground enables you to do your own thing while still following the rules of the game.

Pisces (Feb 20 - Mar 20)

Focusing on your work can be a real challenge when you have so many thoughts running around in your brain like the proverbial hamster in a wheel. You are wise to channel your internal chatter into creative outlets, instead of wasting your energy trying to silence it. Don't worry if your colleagues think you're too serious; you have bigger concerns now that leave you little time for social niceties. Ultimately, your actions will speak volumes and others will be suitably impressed.