You're going to be busy today -- busy with little errands and household chores like cleaning out the closets or reorganizing drawers! It might not be the ideal way for you to spend your day, but at least you're not going to be bored. Hour after hour, something is going to pop up that needs your attention, but you're not going to feel frustrated by it at all. In fact, you're likely to feel energized by the constant pace of the day. Time will fly and night time will come before you know it.

It's wonderful that you have been so driven to reach you career goals, but being so focused on just one aspect of your life could be causing some disruption in the other aspects of your life, namely your personal relationships. Your friends and family miss you! So today, try to start making more time for your personal life. Putting things into their proper balance will help you keep your loved ones smiling -- and it will help you stay smiling, too!

A bright new month dawns onto you, with promise of new opportunities. You will meet new people who will help your career prospects grow. Profits through a govt. related work are quite likely for you in this month. Your monthly horoscope shows a beneficial period, if you are interested in politics. Strenuous situations can make you frustrated this month. Be patient and keep your aggression in control. You may reach a good position or get you a good work project. A project from abroad seems to bring good financial rewards; however, you may have to make expenses for completing the same project. Savings don’t seem to grow much, yet don’t worry or think too much over it. Speak diplomatically and keep your aggression in control to find success in all your ventures and endeavors. Despite an expected increase in your spending, all financial matters are likely to proceed smoothly for you. Luck is by your side now and general progress on all fronts of life is quite likely. Things seem sluggish after second half of the month and you may face minor issues. Troubles from an old competitor are possible. However, move forward bravely, as you are likely to defeat any competition easily. If involved in an ongoing lawsuit, some relief will come to you. Lending of money should be avoided. Remain active; though avoid frequent short trips this month. After mid-month, your father’s health might need your attention. You may face issues with a high-position officer or govt. related work. Strictly avoid starting a new work this month. Investing in existing work is also not a good idea. Work related travels will be frequent; try to avoid a lazy outlook. After first half of the month, payments may face some hiccups. Workers may cause delays in work. If working in a partnership, some misunderstandings with accounts can cause confusion; be careful. Your competitors will be active and you need to be on your toes if you want to win the race. If in a job, the period looks mostly good for you. Coworkers will be supportive. Chances of a promotion look good. Relations with boss and seniors will be pleasing now. Keep up your hard work and complete all work within the designated time to boost your chances for a promotion in the future. The monthly horoscope shows mixed results for your finances. Uncertainties and doubts might keep you occupied this month. Income seems to improve, yet increasing expenses will keep you confused. Careful manage your finances and don’t trust anyone blindly with your funds or accounts. Avoid investing in share market. Investing in land or real estate appears to be profitable. Matters related to loan will proceed smoothly. You are likely to get back the lent money. You may possibly spend on home décor. Spend on a female friend is indicated. While traveling abroad, control your expenses and avoid lavish spending. Prospects of love and marriage may face some disturbance this month. Relation with your lover may suffer to some extent now. Arguments and stress are likely to prevail and chances of a break up looks strong. Be very diplomatic and proceed with care in these sensitive times. Try to maintain a strategic distance for improvement of your bond. Any differences should be cleared as soon as possible. If married, expenses on partner are likely. Take care of your partner’s health. Profits for your life partner on the work front are depicted. Your family seems to face some disturbing elements in this month. Stressed relations may lead to frequent arguments and clashes. Speak softly and keep your anger in control. Your bonding with your father seems to suffer. Losses in parental property are likely & can be very stressful. Your health appears to be improving. However, for patients of diabetes or chest related issues, caution is advised. Eat healthy and if any issue persists, consult a doctor immediately. For students, the month looks filled with distractions and diversions. Lack of focus will make you irate. Results may not match your expectations and your outlook towards studies may deteriorate. Selection of subjects can confuse you. Stay away from laziness and avoid wasting time worthlessly. Some uncertainty may prevail related to your children’s studies. Keep their school teacher in the loop, and take their help to guide your children politely.

This year promises to be one where personal growth and inner understanding make powerful changes in your life. There is a lot of short distance travel incoming and a lot of interaction with both your closest friends and important and powerful new associates. Though you are advised to stick to your entourage, be focused on your ideals in life. Relationship with others would take a new meaning for the year ahead. There would be a good number of opportunities to forge ahead in your life this period. Do understand the reality surrounding you and strengthen your foundation in personal relationships and professional links this season. You’re most important areas of interest in the year ahead are spirituality, the body, image, personal appearance and personal pleasure, communication and intellectual interests, children, love affairs and creativity, health, work and career. Last year, many of you were trying to make your work more enjoyable. Many of you made good progress. This urge and trend will continue in the year ahead and the aspects look good for it. The idea seems to be to make work like play and play like work. This period may prove to be favorable for those who are seeking employment or betterment in the professional life. Relations with the senior authorities will be normal but you will be able to get the support from your subordinates. Judging your performance, you may also be assigned with new responsibilities at your workplace which you will be able to accomplish with confidence.   There would be an irresistible urge in you to build a better professional future. Do not hesitate to ask for favors, or pay-hikes or transfers and shifts. Ask and it shall be given unto you. Some peers and authorities might annoy you through the year. Do not bother to pay heed to their whims. Count only on yourself and your hard work. Optimism and your sense of survival would help you to fight any hindrances and come out successful in your career field this year. Career is important this year and we see much progress but through hard work. Even those of you who choose the freelance lifestyle cannot succeed without some personal discipline. You must adopt a schedule and have goals and stick to them. Without discipline, the freelance lifestyle is just a synonym for unemployment. Those who employ others have a more challenging year, as there is great instability in the workforce. Your company is like a revolving door. Workers come and they go. Hard to know who will be available for what day but this instability can be handled if you are calm. There is always a solution for each incident. Balancing is required in terms of your literal security and finances this year and being involved strongly in others people money or their assets is likely to be an important part of the months ahead. This will require that you be prepared to make stands at times for what you know is best and also to learn to make some hard and fast decisions for someone in your life. Financial position will be generally satisfactory if you keep control on incurring heavy expenses on unnecessary items particularly during beginning of the year. There is possibility of increase in the flow of money which will keep happy and full of confidence.  Some expenditure related to friends and relatives might come un-informed. Be prepared to tackle the same. This is a good time to invest or buy a car or a new home. Stay clear from making small-budget allocations for now. Your investments would help to yield fruits in the coming year. As the year progresses you may very well be investing in that future and having saved up some of the windfall you’ll be prepared to make the most of your choices. In terms of your love life you would be able to have a better understanding of their partners in life, that love would take a new meaning. Planets would help you to grow a more meaningful relationship with your partner this year. Intense passion and romance would be encountered en-route. There would be hope to change your existing relationships that are quite thick-skinned for now. You need to spread out your wings and expand your love horizon. However you are advised against taking impulsive actions in the love side for the year ahead. Indeed, things develop and disappear in your love-front swiftly and beautifully. Partner would be more satisfying than ever and he or she would take total control of situations. Letting go off of some bad relationships would pave way for total happiness and commitment for existing ones. Take steps to positively develop your love relationships this year. Health will be generally good most of the time during the year. During mid of the year, you need to take care of diseases related to blood pressure. Ailment of ear or pain in shoulders cannot be ruled out. Beginning two months of the year may keep you restless and agitated. Though rivals will be active to annoy you but you will manage to handle them successfully. The last quarter of year can be used to hone up your hobby skills and the like to improve your spirits. Your moral health would improve a lot resulting in overall well-being. Those of you who have crossed seventy it is better to keep quick response drugs nearby. This is a year (and for many years to come) for taking responsibility for your own health. Your body is unique. It has its own particular quirks. You will learn that there are almost no universal rules of diet or therapies that work for everyone all the time. Learn about your own body but this learning will be through personal experiment and with much trial and error. The family of your life will be cool this year. Benefic planets will be blessing its goodness upon you. You will have amicable relations with relatives. You will have auspicious functions in your home and family. You will mix up well with one and all. Not only this year but next year too is going to be very good for you in this aspect. Many of you may see marriage happening. There is possibility of birth of child too this year. Your relatives will be helpful towards you and you may get some help from them. You may have to change your residence. Do not hesitate to appreciate the good works of others at home. Let bygones be bygones, do not let emotions rule the roost in the family side for now. In general, domestic welfare/happiness is assured for you on the home front, though periodic bouts of misunderstandings cannot be ruled out.