Today's birthday (Monday, July 24, 2017) This year unusual creativity flows from you. Apply this gift to different aspects of your life. You might be shocked at the difference it makes. You could be somewhat meoriented this year; work on being more aware of others. If you are single, no one doubts your appeal. You might be happy playing the field, or perhaps you’ll want to get into a cozy relationship. Go for what you want. If you are attached, remember that your relationship is a two-way street. Bring your sweetie more into your life and thoughts. A fellow Leo is fun to brainstorm with!
Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ Your energy is admirable and could be a major factor in many of your dealings. You exude a vibrancy that attracts many members of the opposite sex. One of your ideas is likely to be unique and very exciting. Act like the natural leader you are. Tonight: Be spontaneous.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ Emphasis is on structure and enjoying your home life. You could feel insecure when dealing with a difficult associate. You easily might be put off by this person’s actions. Use care with spending, as you tend to go overboard. Tonight: Be willing to get down to the nitty gritty.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ You state your opinions with unusual clarity and kindness, yet there seems to be some judgment behind your words. You might be tempted to distance yourself from those involved in a disagreement; if you do, you will be a lot happier. Tonight: Catch up on a friend’s news.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ You could be tired and withdrawn. Others might not understand your mood. A roommate or family member likely will be out of sorts. Schedule some time with this person, and you both will benefit from the time spent together. Share a fun story. Tonight: Be willing to take a risk.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★★ Though someone could be quite negative, you will be able to bypass the moment and ignore his or her comments. You have many valid ideas that appeal to others. Express your artistic or creative side — you can be practical at the same time. Tonight: Friends surround you.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★ You might want to avoid making a decision for now. Take in the different information being presented. You’ll hear several statements that have more depth to them than you had anticipated. Ask some questions to get more clarification. Tonight: Get some extra R and R.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ You could be more balanced and together than you are aware. Emphasis is on bringing others together and creating more harmony. A friend or associate might reveal that he or she is a secret admirer of yours. Take some time to sort out your feelings. Tonight: With your favorite people.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ You are unusually aware of someone else’s expectations, which creates some tension and pressure. Before you try to meet this person’s demands, make sure that you really want to take on this responsibility. Be open about any reservations you have. Tonight: A must appearance.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★★ Reach out to a loved one. You seem to be coming out of a difficult period. A little more optimism will go a long way. A loved one adds a certain element of unpredictability. Channel this person’s imagination into solving a problem. Tonight: Let your mind relax to music.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★ You could be in a position where you’d prefer to handle a matter differently, and perhaps more like an associate has suggested. As you check out this option, ask questions freely. It never hurts to try a new approach to an old hassle. Tonight: Togetherness is the theme.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ No one questions your abilities or your sense of what works. It might serve you to relax more and observe someone else’s style of dealing with a similar predicament. You are likely to question whether success is likely. Tonight: You can’t seem to say “no” to a friend’s invitation.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ Defer to someone who wants to take on a project. You might want a day to take care of personal matters. The unexpected adds a twist. Do not take any situation as being written in stone. You will feel more in touch with other matters in your life. Tonight: Know when to call it. The stars show the kind of day you'll have: 5 Dynamic; 4 Positive; 3 Average; 2 So-so; 1 Difficult.