For Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017:
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
Your efforts to get past a problem might be rewarding yet somewhat chaotic. Your self-expression alternates between aggression and compassion. If you’re feeling pressured, try to verbalize these feelings before they evolve into resentment. Tonight: Follow your sixth sense.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
You are likely to express your thoughts without hesitation. As a result, you inadvertently could trigger others. A friend might encourage you to go for a heartfelt desire. When you evaluate your reasons, you’ll see that the issue is a fear of taking risks. Tonight: Out late.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
Use care with financial commitments. Explore different ideas, but don’t come to a conclusion just yet. Trust what is happening, and that an older person means well. Don’t exaggerate a possibility in your mind; otherwise, you’ll be disappointed. Tonight: Say “yes.”
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
You feel as though you can take on more than your share. Explore a new opportunity with someone who has had a similar experience. One-on-one relating will prove to be very effective. Know that you can convince a loved one of nearly anything. Tonight: As you like it.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
You’ll express your caring in a way that helps others understand where you are coming from. You could encourage one person but infuriate someone else with the same choice of words. Others share some strong opinions; listen to them. Tonight: Brainstorm away.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
You demonstrate great attention to detail. You know what it will take to succeed, and you’ll proceed down the right path. A meeting proves to be unusually supportive. A close associate suddenly might agree to work with you. Tonight: Favorite people, favorite place.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
You can speak up about something only when you are sure of yourself. Your creativity and ability to brainstorm prove to be sources of many ideas. Working with a respected individual supports this ability. You could be up for a promotion in the near future. Tonight: Take the lead.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Your involvement with someone who is quite different from you remains high. Don’t allow your imagination to put someone on a pedestal. Be careful, as there is only one way this person can go from there, and that’s down. Tonight: Detach from a problematic situation.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Allow those around you who work and/or live with you to express more fully where they are coming from. Resist shooting down someone’s suggestion right off the bat. You have a way about you that sometimes overwhelm others. Tonight: Do whatever is needed.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Others respond to you, but with more vitality than you had anticipated. Whether a loved one appreciates what you have to offer or seems unwilling to go with the flow, know that he or she is being authentic. Agree to disagree, if you must. Tonight: Accept another person’s plans.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
You are likely to discover the importance of being responsive to questions, whether they are posed in a challenging way or simply out of curiosity. You might be working through more than you can realistically handle. Tonight: Reflect on a choice that could be costly.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
Your mind seems to be working overtime right now. Air out some of your stronger feelings with a person who sees an issue the same way you do. As a result, you’ll be able to process them more easily. Tonight: Go along with someone’s imaginative idea.
BORN TODAY: Comedian Chris Rock (1965), author Charles Dickens (1812), singer/songwriter Garth Brooks (1962)