You're not feeling so terrifically confident about yourself today, which could mean that spending time in social groups could be a little bit intimidating for you right now. To better cope with meeting new people or impressing the ones you already know who are in power, just try to relax. Realize that these people are just like you -- and, more importantly, they want you to succeed! No one is judging you, and no one is waiting for you to screw up so they can point it out. Trust that.

It's not a good day for moving around. Wherever you try to go, you can expect long lines, bad traffic, and unpleasant conditions. If you can stay close to home today, then do it. There's a lot out there to keep you entertained -- and perhaps even one or two little chores that you need to take care of? Going out into the world can be an adventure, but right now it will feel a lot more like a hassle. If you can get a friend or sweetie to hang out with you, all the better.

The monthly horoscope speaks of a slow period ahead. Be very patient and careful while making decisions. Make sure you clear any doubts or confusion in relations; otherwise, relationships may suffer. Your finances look in good shape throughout the month. Be careful not to involve in any quarrels or clashes now, as it would cause unnecessary tension. If involved in an ongoing legal issue, some stress is possible. Purchase of a house or vehicle seems likely this month. Remain patient and humble while talking to family members & keep your anger in control, since clashes are possible around mid-month. If working towards a promotion, work harder, and put in more effort. You would have to focus on your goals with a single-minded approach to get the desired results. Competition seems to rise. Luck is by your side. By the end of the month, all results would be as per your expectations. A monthly horoscope brings mixed results for your career. If holding a business, be careful against a sudden loss. Delays at the beginning of a work or while getting the profits are likely and might add to your stress. Work patiently. Existing work might face problems due to internal disputes. Business partnerships might suffer as well. Near the end of the month, projects from abroad are likely that would help you financially. If in a job, avoid a job change this month, since time does not look much favorable. Focus on your current job and work sincerely. Lack of interest at work might make you irate. Quarrels with a coworker might lead to a stressful work atmosphere. If looking forward to a promotion, chances look good this month. Seniors seem to help you with a salary raise. Month horoscope shows a rosy picture of your financial condition. Things seem smooth as the month starts. Pending or stopped payment would come to you, though you might have to put in some effort. You might purchase a house or vehicle this month. Expenses would focus on the decoration or repair of a vehicle. Chances of new sources of income look good, which would help you financially. Profits from a friend would boost your confidence. If seeking a loan, you may apply for it till the second half of the month. For long-term investments, the share market would not be a beneficial option. From the second half onwards, things might slow down. Pay extra attention while making financial transactions. The possibility of a huge payment being blocked is indicated. Financial help from parents would relieve some of your stress. Your love life looks bright and rosy. If single, you may fall in love with someone at work. Take things slow and wait for a suitable time to propose. A hasty approach could spoil your chances of getting a positive response. Try proposing them near the end of the month or possibly next month for better results. If you are in a relationship, your bonding might suffer due to a lack of time for each other. Your partner seems to have high expectations from you & you should make sure you fulfill all the expectations to strengthen your bond. Your married life looks rough this month, which could be stressful. Interference of a third person could spoil the harmony and you should remain careful towards it. Talk to each other openly and patiently to sort any issues. Family life seems most comfortable. Till mid-month, things seem smooth. A pilgrimage with family and celebrations at home is on the cards. The purchase of a new house seems quite likely. From first half of the month onwards, stress may crawl in due to arguments with family members. Siblings seem to be on your side, while your mother might gift you something of great importance. Healthwise, month demands caution. Be careful against a prolonged illness or ailment. Problems due to leg or joint aches are possible and might create difficulties during travels. If in stress, avoid making a crucial decision. Take things slow and easy this month. Students remain patient and calm. A monthly horoscope shows a period of anxiety and overthinking for you. Avoid being frustrated, as it would only lead to your own loss and you might lose on an important opportunity because of it. Make all studies related decisions and choices very carefully. Seniors and teachers would support you at every step. Your children might step into deep research on an important subject this month. Make sure they stay away from laziness and utilize their time wisely. This is an important time to shape their career. They might win prizes in sports. If planning towards going abroad for studies, their dream might soon become a reality.

This is a major growing year and much of what you reap in the way of rewards comes from efforts made in the past. Partnerships and relationships of all kinds are highlighted and bring both stability and issues to work through. It takes conscious awareness of your inner strength and motives but applying this to your actions promises a rewarding and extremely powerful year. There would be much fun, laughter and happiness in life like never this period. You would have much inner peace; a sense of freedom prevails around you. Planets would help you to lead a life of low-profile now. It would also bring about radical changes in your life, from which there would be no returning back. Unexpected events are forecast for the year ahead. Face it in style. Your personal creativity and your sense of self are accepted and approved of by those in authority over you, that your life urges are being supported by the powers that be, that you can be who you are and still achieve career success. You’re most important areas of interest are finance, home and family, children, creativity, personal pleasure and love affairs, religion, philosophy, higher education, friendships, organizations and group activities and spirituality. The wheels of the universe are turning in your favor. People would be able to venture far ahead in their professional life this year. This would be a good time to put your ideas to paper, and start new ventures that seem off-hook. Dare to dream big and do not be deceived by those around. Reveal your true inner self and committed nature to your peers and authorities. In this way, you would be able to connect with them in a more sensible way. Do not complain; instead use the limited resources to climb up the corporate ladder. Career part is going to be normal, average this year. You will not be having many things to worry about. You will not be doing many great things. You may develop disliking for your current job and may start looking for another one. Change of work stream is also a possibility. You will be having more negative trends than positive ones in your career. You will become known person in your circle but most of you will be known for your arrogant attitude and not for cooperative one. Be consistent with your performance that the year-end would bless you with promotions and pay-hikes. There is amazing growth possible in finances area of your life but it requires your dedication to doing everything you can to shake down what is insecure and no longer viable and to replace it with new courses of action and game plans. During the start of the year, take some financial resolutions and stick to them all through the period, this would help you to stem the tide of financial degradation. Keep your purses tight and stay away from impulsive spending for the year. There would not be many troubles, however you are encouraged to save and avoid over-spending for family and friends. You may face problems in sale of immovable property. Disputes related to property matters may keep you tensed. Keep your financial priorities straight and adhere to the policies you made earlier. A healthy financial period is forecast for most of you if you keep your money under strict environment. The first half of the year would be a good time to make investments. There would be stark contrasts in the love life during year 2018. Stay away from impulsive acts as this might move you far away from your partner. Be elastic and try to accommodate his or her feelings. This year there would be much warmth in your love life. The single ones would have a positive development to meet and settle down with ideal partners for life. Solitude might kill some of you secretive this year. Hence it is best to hang out with a compatible partner for the period. Married life is not going to be very great. There will be minor to major clashes. The issue is mostly going to be money and another person. You may decide to separate or legally divorce too in this year. You may also have to take help from police authorities. Try to strengthen the bonds with partner, resulting in more intimate relationships and conjugal bliss for the committed ones. Adverse atmosphere at home and workplace may keep you tensed affecting your health. You may remain tiresome and aggressive. Keep also check on your blood pressure. Period from mid- half of the year may bring some relief making you more active and confident. Do preserve your internal energy resources for periods of low immunity levels. Take occasional times off from work to soother your inner nerves. But then natives are advised not to stay idle but to pursue some recreational endeavors as an empty mind would be a devil's workshop. Health of children seems status quo but they need to be more careful of how they experiment with their bodies. They have an urge to test their physical limits, they must be sure that these experiments are constructive and not destructive. More rest and relax are advisable to you during this period. Family life may remain disturbed due to your aggressive approach. Unnecessary quarrels with the relatives may keep you tensed.  Elders of the family may not be happy with you and differences may surface with them. Domestic peace may reduce which may be the cause of deterioration of your health.  Unwanted persons may be the cause of worries. You need to be careful while dealing with family members as undesirable circumstances may bring loss of respect in family and social circle.  Situations may force you to live separately from your family. You may be inclined to visit long distances to know the game of destiny.  It will be better to have a cool head this year.