IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: This year you smile from ear to ear when you follow your instincts. You will need some self-discipline in certain areas that are key to your well-being. You meet people with ease and expand your circle of friends. If you are single, you could meet several different potential suitors who are unique and intriguing. Date for a while before deciding whom you want to be with. If you are attached, consider planning a special vacation that the two of you often speak about. You need to make your relationship a high priority. You can count on CAPRICORN.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
Try to resist being the authority figure right now, and tap into the mentality of being the host or hostess of the moment. Other look to you for suggestions, but how they are delivered can make all the difference. You might want to try a new approach. Tonight: Enjoy some downtime.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
You could be in a difficult position when dealing with someone at a distance. Know that you might have too much on your mind to really socialize or have a carefree discussion.
Comments spoken with sensitivity will be heard. Tonight: Be thoroughly entertained.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
Defer to others, and be willing to listen to their logic and how they got there. If you keep your mind open, you will be fascinated by what you hear. You don’t need to follow through on a decision right now, as what you are hearing could color your thinking. Tonight: In the moment.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
You could be on top of what needs to happen, but you might not be aware of someone who needs some attention. Communication flourishes, and you are able to make a point clearly, even if you do not reach an agreement. Tonight: There is only so much you can do.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
How you deal with certain people could vary. You tend to give friends more of your time, but not if you judge that your efforts are futile. A serious conversation speaks for itself. Let a loved one know when would be the best time to get together. Tonight: Opt for a quiet night.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
You are likely to see a change occur. A loved one could be expressing a new attitude, which seems to be tied to an inner transformation. Assume a more positive attitude than usual. As a result, you will discover a new openness. Tonight: Let go of problems, and let happiness in.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Take charge of a domestic matter, and do not allow the situation to become overwhelming. You are centered and willing to deal with any problems, yet others know you want to enjoy the day. Keep your own counsel about a private matter. Tonight: Entertain from your home.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Make plans to get together with friends or loved ones at a favorite neighborhood haunt. You also could decide to entertain from home. It would be cozier, and possibly even more fun. Make sure to return all calls ASAP. You might receive a surprise. Tonight: Visit with friends.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Use caution with a tendency to let go and become overindulgent. You can’t seem to pull yourself back after a certain point. Make sure that, for your sake, you don’t have any reason for regret. Apply the same thoughts to your emotional interactions. Tonight: Out on the town.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
You’d be wise to drop the more-serious facade and adopt a more playful one. Or, perhaps you simply want to become more lighthearted on the inside while maintaining a serious exterior attitude. Communicate your wishes to those closest to you. Tonight: Where your friends are.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Consider taking some much-needed downtime. How you handle a personal matter might be judged from various different viewpoints. Only you can decide what works bests for you. Worry less about others’ judgments. Don’t get sidelined by a chat. Tonight: Make it early.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
You might decide to host the mother of all parties. In any case, plan on being around friends and loved ones. Add a touch of the unexpected, if possible. Others enjoy this new quirkiness in you. Trust your judgement, and you will enjoy yourself. Tonight: In the limelight.
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