Horoscope: Jan. 14-20

The urge for change or freedom causes some unpredictable actions or reactions. Schedules are subject to some changes as well.

This can affect various levels so check where you stand in all this. Adjust as quickly as possible to avoid destabilization and to shore up security.

Powerful leaders take centre stage to calm the waters. A united front will be important going forward.

The new moon in Capricorn highlights practical, businesslike activity. Crunch the numbers personally or officially. Speeches are uplifting to those nervous or unsure.

Relationships can reach the commitment stage as you make plans together. Visit secluded places.

Reunions would be comforting.

ARIES: Your input has an effect on what happens even if you don’t have the authority to give the orders.

TAURUS: Events occur that require schedule changes for yourself or others. It all works out in the end.

GEMINI: Explanations will be required regarding financial dealings or assets connected to past or others.

CANCER: Close relationships will have an effect on your status or reputation. Follow legal requirements.

LEO: You can take on the role of teacher to those who would benefit from your expertise. It’s appreciated.

VIRGO: You can wing it a bit and take action instinctually. The final results look agreeable to all involved.

LIBRA: You have added luck with home or property matters. Others mistakes or decisions benefit you.

SCORPIO: Use your influence to support or bring about changes affecting others. They like your words.

SAGITTARIUS: Your intuition helps you navigate financial matters, especially with any buying or selling.

CAPRICORN: Others have your back as you step up to the plate. Your works or actions cause change.

AQUARIUS: Brainstorm with those having the power to make things happen. Your input is key to them.

PISCES: Rub elbows with influential individuals or those well connected. Accept invitations or access.


Horoscope: Jan. 7-13


Deep thought and scrutiny bring about decisions on complicated matters. Stalled positions need to be able to move forward now.

There may be new or revised rules to follow. Adapt to the pecking order without the usual ruffling of feathers, as this won’t affect things long term. Some will be praised or rewarded.

Power players or resourceful individuals will have influence over how this all plays out. A show of force may be necessary. Leaders need to use positive words or actions.

Passionate feelings cause support as well as opposition; be clear where you stand.

True leadership will be admired and respected. Discuss alternate plans or routes. You can buy now.

ARIES: A groundswell of support for you can put you in a place you would like to be. Thank them or share.

TAURUS: Travel or holiday plans will be enjoyable even if you have to wing it along the way. Get together.

GEMINI: Dig into investigations or negotiations on a deeper level. Make a deal with those holding the reins.

CANCER: Mate or partnership matters need clarity. It may require others to be in on any talks or settlement.

LEO: Your ambitious goals require decisions on location or base of operations. You could work from home.

VIRGO: Circumstances work in your favour adding to your sense of freedom. Meetings will be interesting.

LIBRA: You can buy or sell with luck now. A quick shift of circumstances or conditions work in your favour.

SCORPIO: You are a powerhouse, as you stand tall in the eyes of others who still have some faith in you.

SAGITTARIUS: You pull string behind the scenes that affects the outcome of events for all involved now.

CAPRICORN: Favours come your way from those in positions of power or influence. Forge ahead as is.

AQUARIUS: Others provide backing or cover costs for you. Ride along with ease toward your goals.

PISCES: You benefit from travel of all types near or far. Establish connections and them plan to meet.

Horoscope: Year of the Dog

Predictions for 2018 Year of the Dog…

The year is ruled by the numbers 11 and 2 as 2+0+1+8= 11 and reduces to 2.

The Year of the Dog begins on Feb. 16 as the Chinese follow a lunar cycle. Their new year begins at sunset following the second new moon after the winter solstice based on when it occurs in China.

The character of the animal ruling the year will have an influence on what goes on one way or another.

Dogs are known for their loyalty, faithfulness and companionship. There will be the championing of causes for the general good. Many will fight oppression and tyranny. A renewal of faith and strength of spirit. Revivals.

Efforts made to calm anxiety and unrest with acts of kindness, good will and increased generosity. More help available and compassion, especially for children and the dreamers.

Laws changed regarding labour or what may be considered slave labour. The oppressed will call for more freedom and equality. Those speaking out will rally support or crowds to their cause. Left-leaning politics and ideology touted with a lot of barking. Speeches will have a more liberal tone. Some austerity programs.

Greater efforts to keep the peace. Guard duty beefed up with tighter security on many levels. Wars don’t usually last long in dog years. Dogmatic behaviour will demonstrate the need to work across the isle. A big shake up can be unnerving for some as certain matters come down to the wire.

Election results will be different than expected. Strong patriotism with flags waved.

Who will be top dog and who gets muzzled or unleashed makes this an interesting year for tug of wars.

Elitist takers will have to ease up a bit or negotiate as they jockey for power or position. Dog-eat-dog behaviour  could see some barking up the wrong tree or behaving like junkyard dogs.

Dogs have a natural sense of justice. A need to restore balance and clamp down on terrorism of all types and locations. Further calls for nuclear disarmament takes place. This occurred in 1958, also a dog year, by Lord Russell.

Some exposure of underhanded behaviour by promoters and investors could affect the markets. Corrections or swings catch some off guard. There will be some illusion attached to this. Avoid anything unsecured like Bitcoin.

The humanitarian influence this year will see a clamping down on dog breeders, puppy mills and scammers; charges could be laid.

The numbers 11 and 2 related to Neptune and the moon, mother and home. The concerns for providing homes and shelter will ramp up with building or renovating to provide this. Delegate to those who can do the job after collecting and compiling related data. This will help bring about a renewal of faith in mankind.

These numbers also represent intuitives, psychics, seers, writers, teachers, preachers, hypnosis and those involved in creating illusions or using mind control etc.

The numbers connect to twins and anything parallel like rail tracks, roads, bridges, etc.

Illusion and fantasy looked at from old black-and-white films to new and creative ones.

Creating illusion will extend to politics and the use of dog-whistle tactics. Clear foggy areas where there is a mix of religion with politics. Some speeches spellbinding, fraudulent and deceptive. Seek the truth.

A look at those who use slight of hand, magicians and charlatans talking to spirit. Be very cautious.

The 11 connects to Neptune, oceans, seas, and deep water. There will be general concerns and investigations. The temperature of waters monitored and some discoveries going deeper than before.

There will be those seeking protection from chapter 11, bankruptcy or insurance.

Shifts of power and duties among the royals likely. Focus on princes.

Spiritual icons in focus to encourage faith. A look at miracles, past or present. Inspired words. Investigating ghosts and spirits, etc. Healing power of prayer. Mother Teresa was born in a dog year.

Some will be like bloodhounds, solving cases and digging into cold ones. Lies found out. Finding where the bones or evidence is buried.

Other items in focus this year: Emmy, Oscar, music. sapphire, mud, fire, gold, farm, wool, black, white. tarot, cork, alcohol, drink, lotteries, dreams, hobo. Natural and manmade disasters continue.


ARIES: Soften your approach and your status will rise in the eyes of others. Reach out to them emotionally.

TAURUS: Mate or partnership issues are in focus this year. Allow them to develop or grow in natural ways.

GEMINI: You pull strings in front of and behind the scenes. One will give support to the other in situations.

CANCER: Relationships undergo change. Deal with those of age difference or children. Engage with others.

LEO: Put firm foundation under your wishes to have them fulfilled. Expand, decorate or plan some moves.

VIRGO: Private talks will gain you the added support you need. Meet with those in positions of authority.

LIBRA: Be open to lucky breaks or opportunities coming your way. You can make worthwhile gains now.

SCORPIO: You will stand out in leadership roles. Take on strong or independent agendas. Words count.

SAGITTARIUS: Pull strings behind the scenes with the help of powerful individuals or authorities. It counts.

CAPRICORN: You are included in the inner circle with influential people or circumstances. Rest on laurels.

AQUARIUS: Your connection to important people or organizations will enhance their goals as well as yours.

PISCES: Be a spellbinder to get key individuals to come on board with you. It’s a win-win deal near or far.

Horoscope: Dec. 31-Jan. 6


The full moon on Monday adds emotion to words or statements. Check the facts to back this up in order to save face.

Domestic issues are in focus. Don’t get drawn into others drama; take the high road. Meetings can turn into inspirational rallies by those promoting a strong agenda. A show of hands will indicate who is on board.

Let things play out in a natural way. There is a generous mood in the air with benefits for many. It’s OK to share by paying it forward. Sudden travel is a freeing experience, especially if some expenses are covered. Forge ahead to get completion targets fulfilled. Take time to relax and enjoy New Year's celebrations with others.

ARIES: You are a maverick and can fly under the radar when you choose. This helps your top agenda.

TAURUS: Dodge confrontation by handling matters through channels of protocol. Delegate to others.

GEMINI: Pull the plug and take a different route to achieve your ends. Consult behind closed doors now.

CANCER: The full moon makes you more intense with relationship matters. Information gives leverage.

LEO: Showcase your talents or ethics to those who will appreciate them. You climb the ladder easily.

VIRGO: You are lucky this week and things come to you without the usual effort. Revamp your efforts.

LIBRA: Making gains financially will be successful. This extends to having good terms for purchases.

SCORPIO: You step forward and take charge like the natural leader that you are. Dress to fit the role.

SAGITTARIUS: What you say or do has some influence over how matters get handled. Take the reins.

CAPRICORN: Others flatter you or show affection. Secret wishes can come true in unexpected ways.

AQUARIUS: Your status or reputation is on the rise. You are seen as an authority in your chosen field.

PISCES: Others pick up the tab as they appreciate what you bring to the table in other ways. Smile.

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About the Author

Heather Zais has been a psychic since birth. She had a vision of her own future at the age of 11 that covered about 20 years of her life.

Heather has been involved in many missing persons cases and has diagnosed illnesses of over 100 people. She has taught and lectured in schools and colleges as well as at an institute in Germany. She has clients around the world. 

She resides in Kelowna, BC and does psychic and astrology readings in person, by phone or e-mail. She also does personal, relationship and past life charts as well as Tarot card, palm and tea reading. Heather is also a remote viewer, medium and dream analyst. Forward dreams to her for interpretation.

Phone for appointment: Heather at -250-868-9978 or e-mail [email protected].

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