ARIES (March 21-April 19). You see the truth in a situation in a way that's different from the way others around you see it. Write down your observations. You're a true original.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will figure out a way to increase your financial resources. More money means more choices.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It takes a massive effort to carry the weight of a grudge. Lighten your load. Drop it.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You are able to laugh at yourself. Because of this, you will never want for entertainment.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Distinguish between minor flaws and tragic flaws. The former can be worked with and maybe fixed; the latter will never change.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Getting lost and finding your way out is exhilarating. Today you'll accomplish this without having to travel.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You think you want to take on a new position. Try on the role just to see what it feels like. You'll know right away whether or not it fits.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You often try to avoid conflict. Today you'll be better off inviting it in. Deal with it head-on.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Not all your experiments will produce conclusive evidence. This is the perfect afternoon to wander around and figure out precisely nothing.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). There's no need to fret about making the right decision. It's not the decision but the feeling behind your actions that counts.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Work with your environment. Don't stubbornly cling to your ideas about how this day is supposed to go.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). When was the last time you called someone without a reason? It doesn't happen often. However, today you'll make an exception.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 31). You're not in competition this year. Instead, you are confident, offering that which only you can offer to the world. You'll be celebrated over the next three weeks and then again in a big way in July. You're let into an exclusive arrangement in February. Education leads to increased money in April. Libra and Cancer people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 43, 48, 32 and 16.

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