Aries (March 21-April 19): It’s better to let off steam little by little than to let it build and eventually blow up at an inopportune time.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): If someone off the street were to just step into your life, that person wouldn’t be sure where to start the gratitude list. But you know where to start it. So go there, and be happy.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): You’ll prepare to say no, but inexplicably, when the moment comes, all won’t go as planned. Cancer (June 22-July 22): Whereas most people are not quite so effective as they think they are, you have the opposite dynamic going on today. You don’t know your own strength.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): When it’s not working, the answer can be to try harder and do more. But right now, what’s needed is repetition of effort. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Many just don’t believe in their own kernel of greatness. You’ll remedy this for someone today.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): There’s someone you want to know better. Allow things to build slowly and steadily. Small risks escalate the action.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): Validation can be addictive. Knowing this, when you hear the praise, keep your head.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21): It’s time to narrow your focus and home in on one goal. By getting small, you will accomplish big.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Sometimes it’s right to take “no” for an answer, but you have such a strong feeling that your offering will really help all involved that it’s worth it to move past “no” with a counteroffer.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): People will not sanction the cost of what they don’t understand. Your options are to make them understand or flesh it out yourself and let them catch up later.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ve an instinct to disclose that’s running counter to your instinct toward charm.
Today’s birthday (Feb. 11): You’re not going for the trophy; you’re just going ever forward in the same direction, and the trophy is one of the inevitable takeaways. More importantly, your experience grows so vast that you’ll be asked to teach and lead. Also featured: an option to move and relationship ease that helps you focus on a dream project. Leo and Libra adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 10, 3, 33 and 17.
Holiday Mathis writes her column for Creators Syndicate Inc. The horoscope should be read for entertainment.