ARIES (March 21-April 19). There is no "bored," there is only "boring" - something you never want to be. That's the reason you broaden your interests now.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Trying too hard to be smart, appropriate and correct can be a waste of life. Mess up and laugh - it's liberating.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It's your willingness to change that keeps you fresh and alive. People will have to run to keep up with you.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You are too intelligent to be sure about anything today. An event will cause you to review what you know - or what you thought you knew.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Life will become unpredictable, and you'll like it that way. You can take it as a sign that you have expanded your consciousness.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You have an extra dose of courage at your disposal now, and you'll use it to meet new people.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Sometimes you push yourself into a situation to get a sense of whether it will be good for you. But there are those times, like now, when it's best to do what you know is the right thing.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It becomes clear that someone likes you to a greater extent than you previously thought. Enjoy the perks.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There are still doors you do not dare open. Now you'll open one and encounter a joyful spirit on the other side.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). There are benefits to thinking about a past relationship and analyzing it as objectively as possible.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your suspicions are confirmed: You are indeed someone's favorite person.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You're a risk taker. You know your boundaries, and others admire you for staying inside them.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (June 9). A bright mood colors your year. You'll attract fans and followers who share your unorthodox ideas. Traveling and cultural pursuits will be lucky for you in August, bringing you together with social and professional opportunities. In September, you'll develop a passionate new interest. You'll increase your income in November. Scorpio and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 24, 4, 1 and 49.

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