Christopher Renstrom is the creator of Rulingplanets.com which is his idea of an on-line, subscription-based, interactive Astrology Magazine. It is based on his bestselling book Ruling Planets, which was published by HarperCollins in 200...
Any flush of success is a heady experience. You feel like you're on top of your game and you can do no wrong. It's a wonderful sensation that you should cherish and revel in. However, things can go wrong when you bank on your success too early in the game and then push your luck — as with thanking your boss for a bonus one day and then pushing for a raise the next or deciding to use your recent promotion as interview fodder with competing companies. Success can set you up for failure when Jupiter forms a square to Mars on Jan. 8 because it makes you reckless. Remember that the hand that raised you up can also bring you down.
LEO (July 22 - Aug. 21)
Was it too much to hope that things would be different after the holidays? Evidently, yes — as events on Jan. 7 and 10 show that critics are up to their old tricks again at work. Perhaps it's time to stop trying to appease them and focus on the task at hand instead. Doing the best job you can is what it's all about. Ironically, you'll be putting their noses out of joint again when Venus conjoins the Sun on Jan. 11. This shows you scoring some kind of major deal, commission or sale from an unexpected quarter.