Today’s birthday (Thursday, July 13, 2017) This year you experience more mental freedom than in the past. Others enjoy speaking with you more and more as you grow intellectually. Many of you will take up a new interest, possibly involving travel. Others will go back to school. If you are single, someone quite exotic could enter your life. You might find this relationship to be very exciting. If you are attached, you and your sweetie will start planning your dream vacation. You enjoy being together now more than ever. Virgo helps you put words to your deeper feelings.
Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★ You might have gone overboard the past few days. Getting going might be difficult today. You could be tempted to withdraw and cocoon at home. However, if you are feeling unusually creative, you are likely to see the benefits of all the recent fun. Tonight: Get some exercise.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ Conversations with co-workers might give you a new outlook on a situation. You have the support you need to proceed as you would like to. You are heading down the path to victory. Once you reach your goal, you will be much happier. Tonight: Hang out with your friends.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★ Tension mounts, as others seem to have very high expectations. You might not be in sync with a higher-up. Express your ideas in a way in which they can be heard. Be willing to change direction, particularly if a financial and/or emotional matter is involved. Tonight: Out late.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ Your emotional side emerges, though you have learned new ways of leveling yourself out. Once you detach, you’ll come up with some dynamic ideas that change others’ choices. Your ability to empathize with friends also is enhanced. Tonight: Go where music is being played.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★ Indulge a partner by going along with his or her wishes. Compromising can be somewhat difficult at times, but the outcome is worthwhile. Your caring emerges and increases when dealing with a special person. Together, your imaginations soar. Tonight: Brainstorm away.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Examine your feelings, and understand what is bringing you and a special someone closer together. You might feel inspired by a loved one. Allow your creativity to flourish when dealing with others, and encourage them to do the same. Tonight: Go along with a friend’s request.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ Defer to a co-worker who has an idea that you might find to be a bit crazy. Go along with the moment. Allow your imagination to come out when brainstorming in a meeting. You will encourage others to do the same just through your actions. Tonight: Get some extra zzz’s.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ When you feel as creative as you have in the recent past, you discover that you can’t hold yourself back. You also encourage others to think outside the box. A relationship could become more intense, and you might wonder how to handle it. Tonight: Already in the weekend spirit.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★★ Dive headfirst into a project, and make it OK to work from home if need be. Your sense of creativity expresses itself far more easily when you are not in an office atmosphere. Share news and brainstorm with an interested family member. Tonight: Choose a favorite stress-buster.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★ Keep the door open, and encourage others to connect with you and share what is on their minds. Be open to feedback as well as emotional expression. Your senses are highly tuned in to the moment. You might discover a self-imposed restriction. Tonight: Be spontaneous.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ You could be sloppy when handling funds or making financial decisions. Understand where a close friend or associate is coming from. You’ll come to terms with a solution that seems to work for everyone involved. Take your time making a decision. Tonight: All smiles.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ You could defer to someone else, but the high energy and charisma surrounds you, your actions and your words. No one can represent you as well as you do, especially right now. If you feel strongly that you want to head in a different direction, do. Tonight: Go for what you want. 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.