IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: This year you seem almost unapproachable with your high energy, strength and direction. If you want something or someone, you will not permit interference. A loved one might be annoying at times, but you still enjoy spending most of your time with this person. If you are single, you might take a while choosing a potential sweetie. If you are attached, do not lose your awareness of how much your significant other means to you. Let this person know how you feel. Taurus encourages extravagance.
ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) You’ll make a point of freeing up more time for a key person in your life. A boss will change his or her tune after a one-on-one conversation. Your spending might be significant, as you could be easing your frustration by shopping. Tonight: At a favourite place.
TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) You are much feistier than you have been in a while. Mars in your sign keeps you driven. Anyone who tries to keep up with you might feel as if his or her efforts are frivolous. Be careful, as your temper is closer to the surface than you might realize. Tonight: Remain responsive.
GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) Pace yourself, as you have a lot to do. You might feel as if something is bothering you on a subconscious level, which could be driving you much more than you are aware. Your anger is close to the surface. Try to have an open conversation with a friend. Tonight: Make it an early night.
CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Your creativity surges, no matter what you choose to do. You might have trouble reining in your imagination. A friend could be more difficult than usual, and you’ll get to see a side of him or her that is rarely exposed. Tonight: Be yourself, but also be a bit spontaneous.
LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) If possible, stay close to home. Pressure builds to a high level. You and a friend might discover that you have something in common that ties you together. Note how close others’ tempers are to the surface. You will want to proceed carefully. Tonight: Paint the town red.
VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) You might have some news that you’d like to share with someone. Recognize how provocative your words can be. Don’t be surprised if you get a strong reaction. Slow down and think how you would feel if you were in this person’s shoes. Tonight: Express your feelings.
LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) Curb a tendency to go to extremes, whether it be with spending or through a different form of indulgence. A loved one might decide to take off at the last minute and leave you holding the bag. You could find yourself thrown into a quarrel over priorities. Tonight: Work as a team.
SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) Your energy is high, and as a result, you are practically unstoppable. How you handle a difficult situation will determine its success. Anger remains close to the surface. Use caution with how you let others know what is on your mind. Tonight: Chill out and stay focused.
SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) You would be well-advised to hold back and not get into a tangle you might regret. Tempers could flare at any moment. You could feel quite raw right now. Be willing to construct your finances in a different way. You feel lighter than in the past. Tonight: Tell it like it is.
CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19) Emphasize your priorities. You might want to update your priorities and be a little less demanding. A child or loved one helps you focus on a long-term goal. This person might be showing some traits of being somewhat closed off. Tonight: Anything is possible.
AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) You are on top of your game. Key people support you in achieving a long-desired goal. Unfortunately, focusing on a certain issue might be difficult, as your personal life could be tumultuous at best. Your mind can’t be in two places at once. Tonight: Off to the gym.
PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) You will need to focus on both your long- and short-term goals. Understand that there are some significant changes happening around you that you seem to be fighting. Loosen up, even if you are concerned about what is being shared; everything will work out. Tonight: Dream on.
BORN TODAY: Former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson (1743), actor Ron Perlman (1950), singer Al Green (1946)