ARIES (March 21-April 19) *** Tension forces you to evaluate each request you get today. Recognize that your plate is full. Prioritize your responsibilities, and some stress will evaporate.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** Sometimes an unimportant interaction can dominate your day. Avoid letting this type of distraction prevent you from dealing with a loved one.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** Defer to others, and know full well what must be done. Understand that Lady Luck is riding on your shoulder.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) *** Think rather than react. Sometimes you won't be able to stop yourself. Remind yourself of the negativity that can result from knee-jerk reactions.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** Open up your imagination, and let your ideas flow in a more upbeat manner. You don't want to push too far to have something go the way you'd like.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ** * You are coming from a solid place, where understanding is enhanced to a level that might shock even you. Honor a change between you and someone else.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) *** Excess spending - or perhaps a different indulgence - comes out. You could be too verbal for your own good and end up saying something unintentionally.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ** Curb a need to be possessive or controlling. New beginnings become possible if you allow the other party to have more of a say. Confusion surrounds communication.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ***** Imagine being so stressed out by so many opportunities that you don't know which way to turn. You might even wonder if there can be such a thing as too much good news.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** You would prefer to be an observer rather than a player today. You will be subject to several ups and downs as the day goes on. Get some exercise.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ***** Your friends seem to seek you out. Even in a meeting, nearly everyone acts like your best friend. Listen to what is being shared.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) *** You shoulder many responsibilities. You handle these burdens so well that few people realize how much you actually do.

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