ARIES (March 21-April 19) ★★★ Let your instincts lead you down the right path. Pressure builds involving a matter around your personal life and your outside life. Someone might opt for a power play. You could feel pressure to mediate the situation, as does a close associate. Tonight: Happiest heading home.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ★★★★ You are likely to respond to a friend’s inquiry. You might want to bypass a situation, and will if you can detach. You might be concerned about someone else’s response. You don’t need to worry so much -- you will do the right thing. Tonight: Catch up on others’ news, then decide.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ Start a conversation with someone you admire but don’t always understand. You will gain insight into what motivates and drives this person. Disagreements occur over funds, investments and choices. Try to stay within your budget! Tonight: Run errands on the way home.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) ★★★★★ You see various opportunities arise when you express empathy and understanding. Look at the big picture, and you will be able to identify several possibilities. Avoid someone who likes to have control and will do nearly anything to stay in charge. Tonight: Do whatever suits you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★ You will gain a better perspective than you thought possible. Allow yourself to say less than you usually do. Be open to change, but know that today is not the day to make a decision. Think twice before verbalizing or finalizing any choice you’re considering. Tonight: Out and about.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★★ You could be in a situation where you want to change direction. Understand that your choices need to remain your own and no one else can decide for you. Be ready to focus on a friendship and its long-term direction. Tonight: Time for a midweek break with friends.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★ You might feel unusually tense, especially as others seem to be demanding a lot from you. Can you achieve what you want and still find time to relax? Perhaps you can use this stress to give you that extra push. Give yourself some extra personal time. Tonight: Could be a late night.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ You could go overboard as you express a greater openness than you have in the past. You might want to avoid a power play. Getting involved points to very little success; try to steer clear of this situation. As a result, you will be a lot happier. Tonight: Opt for a new type of adventure.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★★ Reach out to a close friend who might be wondering what he or she can do. A domestic issue could be confusing to both of you. Avoid a confrontation that pops up unexpectedly and involves your finances. Avoid a power play. Tonight: Try to disengage from a hassle.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★ Investigate a problem by keeping an open mind about what others consider to be a problem. You might feel as if you know what is right, but can’t get anyone to agree with you. Avoid a control game, as no one will come out a winner. Tonight: Let a loved one make the call.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★ Pace yourself and get as much done as possible. You could be overly tired and withdrawn, but once you get started, you’ll find it difficult to stop. You’ll get through a lot of work. Maintain your sense of humor, especially when dealing with someone difficult. Tonight: Take it easy.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ Your creativity emerges when dealing with a loved one. You recognize this person for what he or she is to you: a muse. A friend might mean well, but could become pushy. Let this person know that you will address the issue as soon as you can. Tonight: Be near good music.


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