ARIES (March 21-April 19). It may be hard for you to believe, but you will actually be seduced by your work and the promise of expanding yourself through it.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Take pleasure in your surroundings. If you can't delight in your surroundings, you need to change them.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There are times when knowing too much ruins the experience. Consider that maybe it's better not to ask too many questions.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). It's a nervous feeling that wells up in you when that certain someone is around. Change the inner game, and the outer game will change, too.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Do not shirk from the conflict. It is exhilarating to jump in the ring. Tell yourself the fight is just getting good.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Things aren't progressing as fast as you'd like them to, and you'll be tempted to take matters into your own hands. However, it is much advised that you follow the correct protocol.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The perfect balance will be represented in a relationship. You'll enjoy activities that allow you to do your own thing right alongside someone who is doing his or her own thing.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There are no quick fixes today. Luckily for you, you're willing to do the work.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Today, when you come out and say what you're really thinking, something wonderful happens. Taurus people are lucky for you.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Take a break from your philanthropy. If you can't be generous with yourself, it will be difficult for you to be generous with others.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Those who can be graceful at the center of the swirl are gifted indeed. You are one of them.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Someone seems intent on riling you up. You prove your self-control by being gentle and easygoing through it all.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 29). You can feel the fates smiling on your personal life this year. The adjustments that occur over the next three weeks make everything run smoothly. You eliminate a source of worry or unnecessary aggravation in January. March brings new influences. You're the life and soul of the party in June. Libra and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 1, 24, 39 and 19.

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