ARIES (March 21-April 19). This is your day to spin straw into gold. Move quickly to make it happen. You may doubt yourself. Boldly doubt the doubt, and rush forward to embrace your riches.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Stellar business sense is just good old-fashioned common sense to you. There's a formula to it: Plant a seed and give it everything it needs to grow. What will you plant today? Go ahead, make one more birthday wish.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The future is a distant what-if. The past is behind you. The only thing you can count on is right now. Now is a reliable space and time to ground yourself, especially if things feel uncertain.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Goal setting isn't just for millionaire wannabes. It's for anyone who wants to be in a different spot, whether one year or five years from now. In images or words, paint your ideal world on paper. Then take one step.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Leadership brings responsibility. When something goes wrong, there's no fairy godmother to make it all better. You're accountable for all of it, and that doesn't scare you one iota. This is your moment in the sun.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Some people hike the Himalayas to find themselves. Others discover that wherever they go, there they are. Repositioning your physical body opens your spiritual body.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There's a thin line between love and hate because the underlying feeling is passion. It starts wars and makes peace. You're attracting this passion into your life now.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Do a ritual to encourage the relationship love gods and goddesses today. Singles: Write a love letter to your ideal partner. Couples: Renew your commitment to be best friends.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). So, you've been meaning to get a checkup, change your diet and take your vitamins, but haven't had the time? You find your vitality in stolen moments of stretching and exercise.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Celebrate meeting a deadline at work or finally mastering your to-do list. Buy some fresh flowers. Enjoy a nice meal. Revel in the simple pleasures that make it all worthwhile.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You're tuning your nurture instinct, learning the difference between being a helpful adviser and a control freak. When you loosen up a bit, people don't mind doing exactly what you ask them to do.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Kids who put their hands on everything know that touch has its own language. You could fill a diary with the myriad delicious sensations and observations you have now.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 16). New beginnings spring up like pea shoots in all areas of your life this year. In love, career and family, you're no longer naming what-ifs; you're naming the potential of what is. Your partner is stymied over the next six weeks, so be patient. Take a vacation in July. Your creative contributions are recognized in August. Leo and Pisces people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 14, 21, 8, 40 and 4.

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