ARIES (March 21-April 19) ★★★ Be realistic, and don’t view a dream or promotion as being inevitable. Bypass confusion, and deal directly with a parent or higher-up. Use your spontaneity and creativity to brainstorm, and you’ll find an unusual yet effective way to deal with someone who has clout. Tonight: Out late.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ★★★★ You could be in a position where you will want to change a partner’s mind about a key issue. Try as you may, you likely will only create more confusion in this person’s mind. Cruise past a problem. You’ll gain insight as you process a friend’s response. Tonight: Accept an offer.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ You might want to think more carefully about what you are doing. Extremes mark your interactions with a loved one. Know that this person’s smile can change your mood. The unexpected continues to keep life exciting, especially in meetings. Tonight: In the limelight.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ You could be dealing with issues that need to be cleared up ASAP. You are building greater security and understanding between you and others. A higher-up could act in an unpredictable manner. Don’t block this person’s energy. Tonight: On top of your game.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ You might want to understand what is happening with a loved one. Give this person some space and time to open up. Focus on your errands, a project or whatever is on your to-do list. Your stress level will lessen once you dive into your routine. Tonight: Expect the unexpected.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★★ What you say and how you say it make a big difference. You know this to be true, but you’ll really put this concept into practice today. As a result, others will be more responsive than you had thought possible. Try to be more open. Tonight: Join friends, but pay your bills first.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ You will want to rethink a decision with greater care. After seeing a family member’s or close associate’s reaction, you’ll recognize that a new solution needs to be found. A loved one might suggest an off-the-wall idea that could have some validity. Tonight: Sort through offers.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Reach out to someone you really care about. You might be surprised by how enthusiastically this person greets your idea. Your instincts are right-on. Return calls and stay in touch with key people. Take a walk to clear your mind. Tonight: Meet friends for drinks.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★★ Your finances take high priority in the afternoon. You might have difficulty getting others to agree with you about a project that involves extra spending. Keep brainstorming, and an unexpected idea could help make this project possible. Tonight: Take a midweek break.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★ You could be out of sorts in the morning, but you will bounce back in the afternoon. A surprise or an unexpected development piques your interest. You have a lot of questions, so start asking. You’ll need more info in order to get a better grasp on the situation. Tonight: All smiles.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Use the morning to further your cause or to get others to agree with you. Your perspective is likely to make sense to those around you. Slow down in the afternoon, as you might need a change of pace. You will accomplish a lot if you stay focused. Tonight: Not to be found.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ You might need to give a full explanation of what is going on within a certain situation. You also will need to accept responsibility for what has happened. In the afternoon, a conversation with a friend will help you to be more upbeat. Tonight: Where your friends are.