IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: This year you move with deliberation and power. Communication takes unexpected twists and turns. You often might be surprised by what occurs. A person at a distance could play a more significant role in your life. If you are single, you are likely to meet someone by opening new doors and by exploring different cultures.

[restrict]  If you are attached, don’t get caught up in figuring out who did what to whom. Mutual respect between you and your sweetie adds more glue and dimension to your bond. LIBRA encourages you to take risks!

ARIES (March 21-April 19) A power play, and your unpredictable reaction to it, might define your day. How you deal with a friend or loved one easily could be colored by what occurs during the daylight hours. A partner will try to help you feel better. Tonight: Detach from an intense situation.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You could feel as if your efforts don’t seem to get through to others. You might be upset by this, but remember to take a deep breath and think about what is happening. Gain insight from your reaction. You have the energy to handle a project on your own. Tonight: As you like it.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)  Listen to news more openly than you have in the past. The power behind a great idea makes it irresistible. Decide if you can work with the negative aspects. You’ll gain insight from a meeting into what is likely to work. Stay upbeat. Tonight: The party goes on and on.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) You have a tendency to dive into a situation and not be as difficult as others who are involved. You are more likely to work with a situation rather than buck it. Clearly, you have an advantage with that approach. Reach out to a friend for feedback. Tonight: Stay close to home.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Keep conversations active, and do not lose the pace you are maintaining. Someone at a distance could be unpredictable. You might wonder what is motivating this person. You seem to be lucky with your spontaneous choices. Tonight: A partner gives you an earful.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You might need to find out what is expected of you. Be willing to nix an idea that simply does not work for you. Knowing when to say “enough” is important. Don’t allow yourself to be backed into a corner by a loved one. Tonight: Do some shopping that you have been putting off.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You could be in a position where you are craving a change, but when it heads in your direction, your anxiety builds. You might wonder why you are putting up with what is going on around you. You likely won’t want to take any risks right now. Tonight: Be spontaneous.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  You might want to consider your options more carefully. Consider looking at all the different possibilities that head your way. You know what you want and why. Keep your eyes open but your mouth shut for the moment. Tonight: Be cautious about your spending.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Where your friends are is where you will feel the best. Even in a business meeting, you will feel the camaraderie among your associates. A child or loved one is full of surprises. Honor what is going on within your immediate circle. Tonight: Keep any negativity to yourself.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Be willing to take a stand. You could discover that a loved one has a totally different perspective. Understand that your strength comes from merging different ideas together. Yet with a loved one, the situation and process might be harder. Tonight: Embrace the moment.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Pressure builds, and you might be more reactive or more controlling than you have been in a while. How it plays out depends on your personality. You have the advantage of detachment when making decisions. Check out information on your own. Tonight: Treat your mind.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) One-on-one relating takes you down a new path, where your eyes are much more open. Honor fast changes, and be willing to look at situations in your life from this new perspective. Do not feel as if you must do anything about your new vision; just observe. Tonight: Be a duo. [/restrict]