ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** A friend whispers in your ear; listen to what he or she has to say. Others find you to be extraordinarily dynamic. Communication comes to the forefront.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** Keep your home life a priority, and do not let others distract you. Some of you will be involved in real estate. Rethink a decision involving a partner.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** Mercury, your sign's ruling planet, is about to do a backward jig. You might sense a difference in your mood and others' as well.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** Your more possessive side emerges. A boss or someone you look up to could be quite reactive. Be careful with your word choice; many people are oversensitive.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You are full of personality and fun. Others do not know how to take your words and actions. A misunderstanding could happen as a result of their assumptions.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** Know when to pull back and simply listen. A partner's unexpected actions could be problematic. You might feel cranky because of everything you have to deal with.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** Emphasize what is important, and follow through accordingly. You might worry too much and wonder what is going on.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) *** Take charge of a situation -don't act as if you have no choice. You are heading in a new direction despite the comfort of staying in what is known.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** Listen and reach out to someone at a distance who means a lot to you. Do not stand on ceremony if your calls aren't returned.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ***** Relate on a one-on-one level to someone. Listen to what you are saying and also to what is being shared. Delegate responsibilities to a trusted associate.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Give up a need to have power. If you just go along with a situation, you will be much happier. Listen to your instincts regarding a personal matter.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ***** You could be overwhelmed by everything that is happening. Crossing things off your to-do list will help eliminate this feeling of heaviness.

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