ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Work with someone directly. Opportunities come through this person, so be receptive to what he or she has to say.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ***** Be more forthright in how you express concern to a loved one. This person has been relatively distant and appears to be opening up.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** Convey more than intellectual feelings to a loved one or child. You might be more comfortable keeping the conversation light and easy.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** Examine an alternative with care, but know that it might not be as appealing if you do. Worry less, and relax with the moment.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You could be in the mood to stay home. Invite friends over for a fun dinner. You naturally seem to have a wonderful time at home, as do your visitors.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** Curb a tendency to be possessive or a need to have matters fall as you would like. Control could be more of an issue than you might have thought.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** Consider letting a friend come in closer. This person has been unusually difficult and stern. Help him or her feel as safe as possible in your company.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Visualize more of what you want from a situation. You might be in the mood to be quiet. You might need time to reconsider your response to a serious matter.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ***** Friends surround you. As a result, your sense of humor will emerge. You could be a little down and not ready to share some of your thoughts at first.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** Make a point of calling a parent or older friend before you make plans. Once you have a discussion, you might want to do something totally different.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** If you want to take off at the last minute, do. You might enjoy your weekend away from the grind much more than you thought possible.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** You’ll see a situation far differently. It might be necessary to have a conversation with the person who has the opposing view.

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