ARIES (March 21-April 19). You used to worry about how you were coming across to people. Settle into a groove, and enjoy the long streak of effortless social grace you have before you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You're capable of dramatizing a tiny misunderstanding into a world war. You're also capable of settling disputes with diplomacy. You'll fix the problem one way or the other today.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). When someone says you can't do something, you usually respond by making sure you can. This time is no exception.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Sometimes it's hard to watch someone else succeed when you have been working so hard so long. Be patient. Your day is coming.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your self-sacrifice does not go unnoticed. Your loved ones are about to show you how much they love you.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You have people in your corner who love you no matter what. You'll be supported in the new adventure ahead of you.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You have a set of endearing personal quirks. Someone is paying attention - someone you wouldn't expect.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Maintaining a single focus doesn't always come easy to you. Shifting demands at work will place more emphasis on it. You will rise to the occasion.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Someone owes you a backrub. The stress you've put on yourself is working your muscles into a knotty mess. Drop a strong hint.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Right now the annoying situation that's bugging you isn't going to go away. You can't make it disappear, but you can choose to not let it bug you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Numerical coincidence and improbable meetings will occur with regularity over the next three days. Things are falling into place for you.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A self-deprecating joke will break the ice with a new acquaintance. People who share your sense of humor are the spice of life.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 24). You will live with passion, go deeper into the subjects that excite you and connect often with the people who inspire you. In June, you'll do what's fun, and that's also what's good for you. In August, you'll be glad that you have the resources to help a loved one out in a time of need. There's a windfall in November. Sagittarius and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 15, 22, 39 and 1.

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