Don't let negativity of others affect you

PUBLISHED : Friday, 11 November, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 11 November, 2011, 12:00am


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March 21 - April 19

There is a big difference between a leader and a dictator. Which one are you? This question will surface now, because you are being asked to take on extra responsibility and possibly even to lead a large project.

You're super-talented and will handle this well. But dealing with people kindly is just as important as getting the job done. Always remember that.


April 20 - May 20

After a bit of a slump, you should be feeling a little more perky this week. That is, if you've got the right attitude. Put your best foot forward, and don't let other people's moaning and groaning get you down.

Right now, negative influence in social circles is peaking - don't allow yourself to be caught up in a silly cycle of insults and gossip.


May 21 - June 20

You're very competent and get things done - so what are you waiting for? A few items on your to-do list have been languishing there for a while. The more they sit on paper, the less likely you'll be able to cross them off.

Start with the first one and be determined to work through everything. Yes, we know you get bored easily, but this won't take long.


June 21 - July 22

There's a thrill in the air this week - you're itching for some excitement and adventure, but something's holding you back. If it's as simple as money or time, you can solve the problem by spending less and saving more or rescheduling your usual routine to include more fun stuff. And if you're just too shy or nervous to get out there, don't be.

Everybody loves a caring Cancerian. Enjoy!


July 23 - August 22

It's tough at the top, we know, but you have to get used to it this week. You're a natural leader, even if you think that you'd rather crawl under a bush than be captain of a team. If you play sports, especially, this could be the time for you to shine.

People look to you for advice and suggestions. Believe in your ability to give the right answers.


August 23 - September 22

Being nervous but doing it anyway takes much more courage than pretending to be brave and doing nothing. Keep that in mind as you go about your business this week. Whether it's a spot of karaoke with friends that's got you excited, or an important school event, remember that giving it a try is more than good enough. Hold your head high. Everybody will be very proud of your efforts.


September 23 - October 22

Hold on a minute - why the long face? Life could be much sweeter this week, if only you'd let it do its job! Being happy is a state of mind. So, even if circumstances are a little scary or less-than-perfect now, rest assured that it's just a phase. Before long, everything will be back to normal.

Chin up, lovely Libra: act as though you're on top of the world, and soon you will be.


October 23 - November 21

Nobody likes to hear 'I told you so', but this is exactly what those who love you are going to say if you don't start taking better care of yourself. Full of energy and passion, you race around like a crazed dragonfly to get things done - but what's the point if you're completely exhausted at day's end? Take a moment or two to rest between appointments and projects.


November 22 - December 21

You can handle most things - but what you don't like is dishonesty. In fact, you can't stand it. That's a good thing not to like, especially when it's coming from people you trust or respect.

Don't get drawn into any lies, deceit or half-truths this week.

Be proud enough to walk away from that type of pointless negativity.


December 22 - January 19

You've got a lot on your plate right now, but while your head's buried in the sand, life is passing you by. Friends would love to spend a bit more quality time with you, so promise to be totally present and happy when you get together.

Being distracted or 'not quite yourself' makes others a bit confused. Reassure them with a smile and your time.


January 20 - February 18

Wow! Your batteries are running at full power, and it seems that you just can't run out of energy. That's good, because there's lots to be done this week. You probably have a to-do list as long as your arm, but don't worry: you'll get there.

Take a break every so often; but happily, you seem able to do more than usual right now.

As you may realise, perseverance is the key.


February 19 - March 20

Don't brood about it - talk about it. That's your golden motto this week. Emotions are a tricky beast. Everybody has a different viewpoint and everybody wants to be heard. The key is taking turns to get things out into the open.

You deserve to say what's on your mind, but remember that others do as well. Play fair and be prepared to listen without judgment.