ARIES (March 21-April 19). You'll take the lead and then notice someone nipping at your heels Whatever you do, work with this person instead of against him.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If you go along with what everyone else is doing, you'll get mediocre results.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Prestige will suddenly be more important to you. You deserve recognition, and it will feel right to get it.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). A bright outlook will improve things across the board. Bring some emotional sunshine into the scene.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'll enjoy a debate or a game of wits. It's not about who is smarter or more clever.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are a good actor today. You might use your skills to blend into an environment so that you can quietly observe it.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your household, always lively, will settle down shortly, but only after you make a small compromise.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your attempt to always push forward meets with resistance from time to time, and blindly plowing ahead isn't always the best idea.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There's nothing better than being with your favorite person, surrounded by cozy warmth, feeling comfy and loved.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). A ringing phone breaks your preferred mode of peace and quiet. But this time it brings good news and new opportunity.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The way the air hits your face as you walk down the street seems especially fresh. Even the car horns and the noises of society seem like the notes to a song you almost recognize.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you don't feel like doing much, it might be because you're waiting for something better to come along. You will only be drawn to tasks that you can immediately recognize as being worthy of your intelligence and imagination.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 22). You bring enthusiasm and vitality to your endeavors of 2010. In January, your personal life percolates with new interest. You will promote a product and make a profit in February. Your commitment to a company will be rewarded in May. Support a loved one's learning process in August - you'll affect destiny. Scorpio and Leo people adore you. Lucky numbers are: 42, 2, 28, 35 and 18.

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