(23 NOV – 22 DEC)
You’re in a questioning frame of mind and aren’t happy with glib answers. Follow your instinct and do what feels right, even if you can’t always explain the reason.
RELATIONSHIPS Between the children’s social life and seasonal gatherings, life is a hectic whirl. The whole family will benefit from occasionally relaxing quietly together at home.
SELF-CARE You get more out of the day after a good night’s sleep.
MONEY Be a wise consumer and avoid impulse buying.
PERSONALITY Energetic and fun-loving, Sagittarius is the eternal optimist. A lover of the outdoors, she also enjoys the city buzz and is outgoing. She sees opportunities that others miss and thrives on widening her horizons. As a result, she is a keen traveller. She has an entrepreneurial spirit, but needs someone practical to help her see projects through. For her, marriage is a shared journey and parenting is an ongoing learning curve.
STRENGTHS Able to find the positive in any situation, her buoyancy inspires others through life’s ups and downs.
BLIND SPOT Being in a rush to see what’s ahead, she can miss the pleasures of here and now.
COLOURS Purple and indigo.
GEMSTONES Turquoise and amethyst.
(23 DEC – 20 JAN)
Work is challenging, keeping you mentally on your toes as you have to accommodate new approaches. Things are also being shaken up on the home front, but for good reason.
RELATIONSHIPS A negative self-image gets in the way of being comfortable with others. Instead of being hard on yourself, value what you have to offer.
SELF-CARE Treat yourself to a pamper session – you deserve it.
MONEY Be flexible when your partner suggests something that you believe isn’t affordable.
(21 JAN – 19 FEB)
It’s a month of surprises – some welcome, some temporarily disruptive. However, there is nothing that can’t be accommodated by making quick changes to plans.
RELATIONSHIPS You have a wide and diverse circle of friends and acquaintances, but aren’t always sure how to bring them together. Choose what is likely to work best for all.
SELF-CARE Although you enjoy being around people, you also need space for yourself.
MONEY Realise your dream to bring joy to those less fortunate than you.
(20 FEB – 20 MAR)
Long-term plans are working out, showing you are on the right track. It’s also a favourable time for travel. What’s more, you’re better organised than usual.
RELATIONSHIPS As you are giving by nature, you pour a lot into friendships, but some people are unreasonably demanding. In these situations, it’s wise to use the words ‘No, I can’t’.
SELF-CARE Give your playful side the freedom to express itself.
MONEY Weigh up instant gratification versus long-term freedom when the impulse to splurge hits.
(21 MAR – 20 APR)
For a while, you seem to be getting nowhere, but then something changes in your outlook. From this new perspective, so much more is possible.
RELATIONSHIPS Tact, charm and considering the other side of the story will get you through some tricky situations that would otherwise become confrontational. See it as your contribution to the season of goodwill.
SELF-CARE Practise the art of receiving, rather than always being so self-reliant.
MONEY Finding value for money takes time, but leaves a good feeling.
(21 APR – 21 MAY)
Manage this high-pressure month by being well organised. Then you won’t be thrown by the upsets around the 21st. Plan ahead and shop early, but also accept that not everything is under your control.
RELATIONSHIPS Difficulties with in-laws bring up insecurities. Luckily your partner is supportive. With his help, you can adopt an adult approach.
SELF-CARE Regular relaxation satisfies your need for peace and harmony.
MONEY Enjoy being generous and, provided you aren’t incurring debt, don’t worry about the future.
(22 MAY – 21 JUN)
You’re in an upbeat frame of mind and being busy is satisfying. However, there are commitments around the 24th you’d prefer to avoid but can’t. Cheerful acceptance makes it easier.
RELATIONSHIPS Keeping the children entertained takes planning, especially as they are best off being active, not cooped up indoors. Get your partner involved as much as possible.
SELF-CARE Be careful of packing in too much and wearing yourself out.
MONEY An income boost means you can both splurge and reduce debt.
(22 JUN – 23 JUL)
Although life is anything but predictable, you are more than able to cope with the ups and downs. What’s more, there’s plenty of reassurance that you’re doing fine.
RELATIONSHIPS Midmonth is particularly difficult for your partner. As a result, he isn’t able to play his usual role in family life, leaving you to improvise.
SELF-CARE A catch-up with the girls over coffee is good for your mood.
MONEY There’s no reason for concern, so relax.
(24 JUL – 23 AUG)
Satisfaction comes from exercising your sociable side and putting together special events. Routine tasks hold less appeal, but have to be done.
RELATIONSHIPS A difference of opinion with a sibling could turn into a big issue, unless you decide to be big-hearted and not take the situation too seriously.
SELF-CARE Celebrate, but listen to your body. Note what leaves you feeling good the next day and what doesn’t.
MONEY Money spent on creating good family memories is money well spent.
(24 AUG – 23 SEPT)
Visitors and other family events keep you busy on the home front. Don’t worry about every detail. When you are relaxed, everyone enjoys themselves more.
RELATIONSHIPS One of the children needs extra attention for a while. This means withdrawing from some of your engagements, but a reliable friend is there to help you out.
SELF-CARE Laughter and warm company are great antidotes to life’s inevitable worries.
MONEY Be prepared for extra expenses towards month-end.
(24 SEPT – 23 OCT)
It’s an action-oriented phase. Often there isn’t time to discuss what to do. Instead, you have to make your own decision. Usually it’s best to take the most practical option.
RELATIONSHIPS Unusually for you, you’re rocking the boat. Some people are encouraging, but others don’t like it. As no amount of explaining will get through, stand your ground firmly.
SELF-CARE Physical activity clears your mind and releases pent-up feelings.
MONEY You’re being rewarded now
for the sensible steps you took earlier in the year.
(24 OCT – 22 NOV)
Save yourself unnecessary stress by dropping fixed ideas about how you want things to be. Instead, be open to what life brings and adjust accordingly.
RELATIONSHIPS It’s a favourable time for being with the in-laws and reconnecting with family far away. Although there’s some work involved, you get back more than you put in.
SELF-CARE Make a conscious commitment to focus on your blessings, not your problems.
MONEY Visiting markets and other interesting places turns shopping into an entertaining adventure.