Horoscopes Jan. 16, 2024: Debbie Allen, sidestep any emotional roadblocks

Horoscopes Jan. 16, 2024: Debbie Allen, sidestep any emotional roadblocks

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Max Joseph, 42; Richard T. Jones, 52; Debbie Allen, 74; John Carpenter, 76.

Happy Birthday: Establish what you want to accomplish and start moving toward your goal. Stay focused on your objective, and sidestep any emotional roadblocks you encounter. The quickest route is the one with no distractions. An ambitious mindset, high energy and broad vision will lead to positive changes this year. Do the math before you get involved in a financial deal, joint venture or emotional spending. Your numbers are 6, 14, 21, 29, 32, 43, 48.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t act prematurely or jump to conclusions. Sort through your options and spend more time honing your skills, preparing for what you want to do next and making improvements that make you feel confident and good about yourself. Learn from what you experience and move along. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A change of heart will point you in a much better direction. Be open to suggestions, but take the path that soothes your soul and encourages you to learn and expand your interests. Someone you encounter will offer an interesting perspective on new possibilities. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Get out and mingle. Mix business with pleasure. A chance to get to know someone better will change how you feel. Don’t take a risk with your health or reputation. Listen, observe and reveal what’s necessary. Let go of people who don’t respect you. 4 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your emotions tucked away. Observe what others are doing while you figure out your next move. When the time is right, reach out to people who can help you get things done. A partnership will face problems if honesty is lacking. 2 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get together with friends or do something that lifts your spirits or motivates you to look and feel your best. Don’t overreact if someone decides to make a change that leaves you questioning what to do next. Don’t feel obligated to follow others. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take the initiative to bring about change. Handling domestic matters will prove valuable when you have a deadline or work from home. Discipline will pay off and allow you to spend more time on personal growth, self-improvement and upgrading your skills. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep your thoughts to yourself. Sharing too much information will leave you open to criticism. Concentrate on your needs, appearance, feelings and the personal changes you want to pursue. Don’t let anxiety set in because someone is misleading or manipulating you; say no. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take an interest in what’s happening around you. Share ideas with people who can bring about change. An interesting partnership will help you develop something you want to pursue. Use your imagination, but don’t wander off track. Keep your overhead low and your hopes high. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of sensitive domestic issues. Implement a lifestyle adjustment that will make your everyday routine simple. Take a unique approach to how you conduct business transactions. An opportunity will sprout if you participate in an event. 5 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): If you reveal too much, you’ll be vulnerable. Let others do the talking; listen, and you’ll gain insight into how to get the most out of something you want to pursue. Alter your living space to suit your needs. 2 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be forthright about money, intentions and feelings. Don’t let a change someone makes alter your plans. Be true to yourself and honest with others, and you’ll ward off blame for a misunderstanding or poor decisions that you or someone close to you makes. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Place your focus where it belongs, and don’t stop until you reach your objective. You have the skills to make things happen if you are diligent and stay true to yourself. Refuse to let outside influences take over. Choose the path that soothes your soul. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are focused, productive and imaginative. You are receptive and helpful.

1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don’t rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you’ll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.

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