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The right words are at your fingertips when Mercury forms a trine to Mars on Jan. 24. That's because Mars quickens the mental wheels when it exerts a positive influence on Mercury, the planet of communication, negotiation and wheeling and dealing. This is the perfect day to ask for a raise, make a pitch or sweet-talk that tightwad into opening up his wallet and peeling off a few big bills. It's also ideal for taking tests, exams or quizzes because you will experience near-perfect recall. The only thing to watch out for is pretending to know things that you don't. Make an overblown claim or try to bluff your way out of an awkward situation and you will be found out.
GEMINI (May 20 - June 19)
This is a week when you really want to look after your health. Adverse planetary aspects involving Saturn point to depressed spirits and/or a weakened immune system. The best remedy would be to get away. It's amazing what an impromptu change of scene can do to boost your energy and your outlook. If that's not a possibility, then you might want to bump up your vitamin intake, add extra yoga classes, schedule an afternoon massage or slip into a candlelit bubble bath. Your nerves are frazzled and in desperate need of de-stressing.