Daily horoscopes: January 3, 2017


(March 20 – April 19):

Friends think you’re being unduly harsh, but you see no point in softening a blow.  The sooner a criticism is delivered the sooner the other person heeds it.


(April 20 – May 20):

An auspicious Mercury/Venus sextile shows a farfetched idea isn’t so fantastic.  You’ll soon meet the person who can make it happen.


(May 21 – June 20):

You’ve no problem with someone having ulterior motives.  You often have them yourself.  It’s their sloppiness that you find reprehensible.


(June 21 – July 21):

Well-meaning friends push you to adopt a hard line, but you know better.  Sympathy and good humor prevail where tough actions fall short.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

Look at circumstances in terms of what you have to work with – rather than as mistakes – and a dilemma becomes a learning experience.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

You’ll have to do a lot more than promise to be more attentive in the future.  Friends expect you to prove it.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

Don’t let sympathies blind you to the fact someone must take responsibility for actions.  It ensures a mistake won’t happen again.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

You thought assuming the worst would protect your feelings, but you wound up discouraging someone’s interest instead.  It’s not too late to rekindle it.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

You hate dotting i’s and crossing t’s.  Yet diligence pays off.  Not only will everything be in place but it takes people by surprise.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

So many people talk at once that it’s hard to hear straight.  Run things passed an old friend who isn’t involved and see what s/he thinks.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

You laid the trail of breadcrumbs so trust that people will come around to your way of seeing things.  How they do that is their own business.


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

Even though you’re not feeling very social, get out and about.  Nothing bolsters your mood and spirits faster than a change of scene.