ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Take care of any major chores and/or errands before noon. Listen carefully to a loved one. You might discover that your opinions also are strong.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ***** Your ideas seem to be coming from out of nowhere. Listen to news more openly. When you work with the facts, chances of success are higher.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** *ow you deal with an important matter could change. Stay open in a discussion. You are likely to make a major purchase. .

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You suddenly feel more energetic, and you might wonder what prompted this change. You'll become more assertive, which could be problematic.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) *** You enter a period when you find your emotions keep emerging, even if you thought you had suppressed them. You will work through some difficult feelings.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** A provocative friend might get you going. Recognize what is happening with this person. A conversation could prove interesting; it is necessary.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) *** You might want to understand more of what is going on around a particular opportunity. Listen to news in a more open manner, and try to understand what is expected from you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Keep reaching out to someone at a distance, even if you don't feel as comfortable as you would like. You could enter a phase of rapid changes, where you barely can keep up with others.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) *** You might be more visible than you would like. A family member seems to push the limit. You won't want to say anything publicly.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ***** Someone close is being quite assertive. You might not realize how important a situation is, but the way you respond could help point the way to a new path.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) *** You might feel as if someone is pushing you very hard to achieve more of what you want. Understand what you want for yourself.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** Your imagination will come out, and you'll share ideas with a new friend or a loved one. What happens could change how you feel about this person.

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