ARIES (March 21-April 19). Over the course of a day, the job before you goes from being pleasant to tolerable to tedious. Take some time to play.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Exercise helps you blow off steam. When you return to the day's work, you'll manage your frustration level better.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Someone is doing what you want to do in a way you hadn't thought of until this living example revealed itself to you.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You have a tendency to let your emotions boil, flow or freeze according to the climate around you. Today you control the thermostat.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Sometimes work can be a grind, but today you'll get paid to do something you love, and the exchange deserves some kind of celebration.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Over-thinking is a danger now, so make a plan, and then move through it quickly and with certainty.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You will get rid of the attitudes that are holding you back. A ritual will help you make this a lasting change.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You are vulnerable to critical people now. But not all criticism is negative.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You socialize for fun, but you also see it as a job, which it is. Deals will get made during happy hour.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Others want to know your secret, but it's not something you can share. You simply know how to make people happy.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You'll do some work on your image, making certain enhancements that keep you intriguing and appealing. This might include updating your technical skills.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). There are so many people who are trying to do what you already do so well. You really are doing the world a disservice unless you share what you know.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 31). Your domestic needs will coincide nicely with other aspirations. You will attract supportive people and also competitors who push you to be your best. There is some restlessness around July, and you're likely to take off on spur-of-the-moment adventures. Unlikely partnerships are featured in August. Invest in October. Cancer and Leo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 38,14, 30, 5 and 1.

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