Aries Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
Separating realistic objectives from impossible dreams is such a challenge now that you might just give up before you start. The good news is that your mental wanderings revitalize your spirit, motivating you to attempt something extraordinary today. However, the bad news sets in when you feel discouraged because you fall short of your lofty expectations. Nevertheless, reaching higher leads to greater achievements. Thankfully, you can set multiple goals — a minimum that you must accomplish and a maximum that encourages you further. Strive for progress, not perfection.
Taurus Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You might believe that your social and professional relationships are in fine shape, only to realize that you jumped to an incorrect conclusion about someone’s feelings. Don’t get defensive if new information contradicts your previous assumptions. You are being offered an opportunity to expand your emotional spectrum today, and it would be a shame if you missed it because of a bruised ego. Sometimes you wish others would widen their limited perspectives. Now you have the chance to do the same. Opening your mind lets wisdom enter.
Gemini Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You could get into an argument with someone about your divergent goals today. But things are not as they sound in the heat of the moment. If you both try to prove the other person wrong, the conflict will escalate because there won’t be a clear winner. However, if you each take a few deep breaths and actually listen to what is being said, you might realize the differences are not as great as they seemed. In fact, it’s the lack of clarity that creates the gulf now, not the specifics. Find common ground and work from there without trying to sway the final outcome.
Cancer Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
Your analysis of a current strategy may lead you through some tricky territory today. Your grasp of the big picture is quite sound, but you could run into trouble when you try to turn your conceptual framework into a concrete plan. Although the Sagittarius Moon enables you to see the world through a wide-angle lens, her visit to your 6th House of Details demands specifics. Rather than choosing one approach over the other now, keep going back and forth between the basic facts and your colorful imagination. Walking with one foot in each world allows you to produce creative and sustainable ideas.
Leo Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You may be inspired or overwhelmed by irrepressible waves of compassion today. Honestly, it seems nearly impossible to create impenetrable boundaries to separate your feelings from those of other people. Your first reaction is to throw on your superhero costume and head out to save everyone. However, you could be left feeling an inconsolable disappointment when you remember that you’re only mortal just like everyone else. Take heart; tiny steps lead to big changes.
Virgo Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You know exactly what needs to be done today and your good intentions get you off to an excellent start. However, you are so captivated by your own thoughts that you offer little resistance when they carry you off into fantastical dreamscapes. Unfortunately, your productivity might suffer due to your lack of concentration, but this mental detour may be worth the loss of work. Thankfully, there’s no need to justify your imaginative wanderings now; after all, even Lao Tsu was on your side when he wrote, “Meandering leads to perfection.”
Libra Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
Your unusual approach to work today may baffle those around you. You’re not trying to leave anyone in the lurch, but you might be so busy with your plans that you don’t consider the consequences of your actions. The adventurous Sagittarius Moon seduces you into believing your personal escapades are more important than your routine responsibilities. You can pretend that everyone will accept your flighty behavior as a minor annoyance, but as photographer Robert Mapplethorpe cautioned, “You’re never going to get anywhere in life if you don’t live up to your obligations.”
Scorpio Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You may convince yourself that your current goals are achievable but you could be living in an illusion of your own creation. Rather than waiting until your dream-bubble pops, it is prudent to preemptively make your way back to the basic facts today. After you reestablish your balance on terra firma, you can construct a new plan that’s based on reality, not fantasy. Reassess your priorities and consider your choices carefully. Comedian Amy Poehler said, “You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.”
Sagittarius Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You are unusually realistic when it comes to your dreams today. Perhaps you can already anticipate the looming conjunction of the buoyant Sagittarius Moon with weighty Saturn. Although the fear of failure may haunt you, it won’t prevent you from mentally traveling to the far reaches of your imagination. Feel free to explore all the possibilities before initiating action in the three-dimensional world. Balance your highest aspirations with what’s actually plausible and your decisions will produce lasting results.
Capricorn Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You are known to be a highly effective organizer and people rely on your natural proclivity for preparation. Ironically, you can accomplish more than you expect as long as you don’t try to adhere to a tight schedule. It may seem counter-intuitive to think that a lack of planning could somehow make you more efficient now, but that’s exactly what happens. It’s not that your goals are unworthy of your best effort; it’s just your most creative cooking today occurs when you are working without a recipe. As Internet pioneer Marc Andreessen claims, “Adaptability is key.”
Aquarius Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You want to do things your way today, but could run into a wall of resistance if you stray too far from the norm. The good news is fear of judgment from your peers doesn’t bother you at all now. You are sure that right is might and your plan will prevail. Unfortunately, you can sell yourself a bill of phony goods while trickster Mercury is conspiring with delusional Neptune. Check your facts and double-check your assumptions. Blogger William Chapman wrote, “You can only fool reality until the truth comes knocking on your door.”
Pisces Daily Horoscope Monday – Jan 23, 2017
You harbor high hopes about what you wish to accomplish at work today, but you might have bitten off more than you can chew. The philosophical Sagittarius Moon blesses your 10th House of Career with big ideas while your inner idealist grows more attached to the outcome hour by hour. Fortunately, a practical friend may unexpectedly offer you unsolicited advice that gives you a new perspective about the role you are playing within your social sphere. Your actions have much greater consequences than you realize. Don’t lose a diamond while chasing glitter.