ARIES (March 21-April 19). You're engulfed in a process of invention. You may not realize that is what you're doing, however, because the research stages seem like regular life.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Setting a goal at just the right distance from you is a talent you were born with. You know how to inspire yourself without losing sight of realistic measures.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You're in a position to take care of a superstar when you'd rather be the superstar. This is an unusual challenge, which you're unusually equipped for.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). The excitement starts when you get comfortable with your own insecurity. You'll hit moments where you know, "This is what I should be doing."

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'd prefer not to have to confront anyone at all, especially not the one who has disappointed you so. Alas, there's no getting around it.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Unfortunately, sometimes being nice isn't enough. The good news is that when you go completely out of your way to please, you get the response you were looking for.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You can forgive and forget with the best of 'em. But can you refrain from gossip after the fact?

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There's a mixed response to today's events. Loved ones' emotions don't exactly mirror yours, and that's what makes things interesting.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). After doing your astral duty to expand the awareness, taste and culture of those around you, you feel compelled to return to the old favorites.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The effort you put into plans not only delights you, but makes others feel special.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Independence is one of your valued virtues. However, today it is your dependency on others that gives you a feeling of well-being.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Being in the right place is a hobby of yours. Usually it just happens that way, but sometimes a bit of research is required.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (June 2). Your illusive desires crystallize into goals, projects and dreams. A soul-fortifying relationship takes off this month. July shows you committing with your heart and your wallet. A sweet offer comes in September. You may even move to take advantage of this life-changing opportunity. Pisces and Aries bring out the best in you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 36, 29, 33 and 41. *

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