Today’s birthday (Friday, Dec. 23, 2016) This year you interact well with friends, in groups, at work or in the community. You seem to bask in the attention of many people. You no longer hesitate to initiate brainstorming sessions and just be yourself. If you are single, you might note that you start attracting a different type of person. Be open, but make no commitments for a while. If you are attached, the two of you often go out together with friends and have a great time. Make sure you sprinkle in some romantic dinners and weekends away. Scorpio offers an intense friendship.
Aries (March 21-April 19) One-on-one relating elicits strong results. Your words will awaken a key person in your life. You probably will see a strong reaction and might have to do a lot of explaining. Hopefully others will listen. Refuse to sit on any anger. Tonight: Be with a favorite person.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) Defer to a loved one. Be as clear as possible when dealing with a demanding friend. You might discover that you know a lot of people at a last-minute party. Your upbeat attitude marks the beginning of your celebration. Tonight: Listen to others share their holiday shopping stories.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) Mellow out, and know that you can do only so much. Be concerned about how a loved one feels. An older friend or relative is likely to let you know how much you are appreciated. Listen to others, and give up your Chatty Cathy act for now. Tonight: Make a last-minute push.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) Your creativity and dynamic energy merge, allowing you to come up with a solution even in the worst of circumstances. Remain sensitive, first to your immediate priorities and then to your inner circle. You’ll touch base with quite a few people. Tonight: Find the mistletoe.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Stay anchored. You seem to be able to tap into others’ energy quickly and effectively. A loved one could be difficult at first, but eventually he or she will relax. Somehow you will experience fewer problems today than you thought possible. Tonight: Stay close to home.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You seem unusually demonstrative right now. Others are clearly thrilled to see you. Catch up on several different people’s news. You could be surprised by what you hear. A child or loved one happily catches your attention. Tonight: Be open to a new or different tradition.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) Follow through on a last-minute decision, and you will be delighted with the outcome. You have too much energy for your own good. Make a point of getting to the gym today, or take a long walk at some point. Tonight: Play the role of Santa, and deliver a package or two.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Your energy draws many people toward you. You are unusually magnetic, as you clearly can see. Your sense of humor touches others in many different ways. Allow your ingenuity to come up with a solution should a problem appear. Your idea will work. Tonight: Be yourself.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Take your time getting going. Many of you can step back and have some personal time. A roommate or loved one could be moving quickly in an attempt to complete what he or she must. Let this person to do what he or she feels is necessary. Meanwhile, kick back. Tonight: At home.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You could have some lastminute errands to run. A group of pals might opt to get together at the end of the day. Go with the flow. Don’t be concerned about not having enough gifts. Everything will balance out. Tonight: Some of you will combine TGIF with a holiday bash.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Pressure builds, especially if you work. As you look around, you will notice that quite a few people took today off. The issue is that you likely will have to pick up the slack. Accept an invitation that comes forward at the end of the day. Tonight: Eggnog, friends and mistletoe.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Your mind could be drifting to some people you have not visited in a while. Get going with your holiday calls. The sooner you place them, the more likely it is that you will be able to avoid a voicemail buildup. Tonight: Join friends at a holiday concert, or go caroling.
The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult. Readers can write Jacqueline Bigar at jacquelinebigar.com.