ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’ll be tempted to take on many things at once, but this will not move you ahead in the least -- and will in fact contribute to future anxiety. One thing at a time is the way to go. It will center you. Happiness depends on being grounded.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Trust is basically a prediction. To predict a person, you have to know a person. To know a person, you have to put aside your wish of who you want that person to be and pay close and careful attention to who the person really is.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). If you were your own best friend or parent or child, you would spend a good deal of time, attention and money on the things you thought would delight and develop you. So just do that. It’s the most loving thing.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Relationships without risk can be called a lot of things -- helpful, convenient, mutual, comforting, comfortable -- but they cannot be called passionate. Passion requires risk. No risk, no passion.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You may find that the original motivation for an action has died out and you are now either unmotivated or scraping by on residual fuel. It’s time to find a new purpose. Whom are you doing it for?

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Be careful not to personalize impersonal things. An injury to your plans isn’t really an injury to you unless you take it as such. You can always make another plan. You’re quite brilliant at it, actually.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You pride yourself on having an open mind, though you also realize there comes a time in which you really must attach to one belief, idea or direction. It doesn’t have to be an attachment made with Super Glue, though. Think Velcro.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It’s not really about changing yourself at this point, as all improvements come from befriending the person you already are. Ask questions of yourself as you would any person you’re trying to get to know.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Things are not as they seem, nor are they different from what they seem; rather, they are on a spectrum of representation lying somewhere between what looks about right and what couldn’t possibly be.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Nothing is possible without empty space. Furthermore, you are in just the heightened state of awareness to recognize the peace that’s present wherever those moments of silence fall.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It’s just one of those conundrums. By virtue of trying to impress someone, you fail to. So work instead on appreciating yourself more and more until the outward validation loses its punch.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you don’t try to love, your heart may ache from loneliness. And if you love, your heart will ache from usage. Lost love is automatic heartache. So there’s no way to avoid an aching heart, but you can at least choose which kind.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 11). You’ve taken dominion over language at many points in your development, from when you first started speaking to when you were learning the lingo of a certain group. Now you’ll use words to empower yourself. Truly, the right ones repeated often enough will magnetize your most cherished desires. Scorpio and Taurus adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 35, 21, 36, 8, and 16.