A long-held ambition has been eclipsed by obligations. In February, you may want to revisit your original idea and see whether it can be revived. You’re in a much better position now to make it work.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH:Confidence is half of victory.
Others will challenge your views on a topic close to your heart. You’ll need to stand firm and proceed with something that promises to give new meaning to your life.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: To err is human, to try to blame someone else is more human.
Have faith that you and a like-minded colleague can make a success of a daring concept. At times you may wonder if you’re reaching too high, but you must persist, if only to prove that you’re not a quitter.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Don’t set sail on somebody else’s dream.
Frustrating though it may be, you need to reconsider a career path that’s losing its luster. By mid-month you’ll gain insight into other fields where you can make valuable contributions.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: If you fall in love with yourself, you’ll have no rivals.
You like to think long and hard about an idea you intend to pursue, but others will pressure you to start. While you’ll have what’s required to begin, if you procrastinate too much you’ll jeopardize the entire thing.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Every seed knows its time.
Sharing responsibilities and rewards can work out well, but when one particular person takes the lead, don’t be afraid to object. You’ll be given a chance to show what you’re made of.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Do not protect yourself by a fence but rather by your friends.
You’ve hoped that a difficult aspect of a relationship would resolve itself, but you’re about to realize that this isn’t going to happen. Initiate a candid discussion, no matter how painful.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Good enough is often more than good enough.
Confronting issues with a loved one may not be easy, but it must be done. The best time to speak up will be mid-February, when the odds of getting what you want will be greatly improved.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Tread lightly through life and eventually you will fly.
While some of your day-to-day duties can seem overwhelming, remind yourself that you can manage them and achieve positive outcomes. You have a lot going on, but it won’t defeat you.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH:Optimism shortens the longest journey.
Indulging yourself and someone special will appeal enormously this month, but you must resist the tendency to spend more than you can afford. Avoid excessiveness at all costs.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Even silence says something worthwhile.
Having neglected areas of your home and family life, you’ll want to make amends. However, it’s important to understand that things won’t be put right overnight. Take the long view and plan carefully.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: One of these days is none of these days.
Though you may be tempted to ignore an instinct warning you this month that a financial or work-related arrangement isn’t totally secure, you’ll receive a sharp wake-up call unless you act soon.
MOTTO OF THE MONTH: Rotting wood cannot be carved.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.