ARIES (March 21-April 19). As those skilled in marketing know well, there are many ways to position a product. What you present today will seem exciting, fresh and new, because you are the one presenting it.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If you can figure out how to settle in to this moment and be fine with all that's going on, you'll be instantly free to manage external circumstances in a way you couldn't when you were fighting with reality.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). As for Plan A, that was so long ago, when you wanted to be a rock star/space traveler/teacher/fireman... and maybe some of that worked out, but the alphabet is really long, so just relax and pick another letter.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Certain friends are more possessive than others. They see your attention as an all-or-nothing proposition.You've a gracious way of spreading it around.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Great orators move people, change lives, rally nations to war, and bring souls to God. Passion, vision and a strong voice are all the equipment needed. What do you want to do with it?

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You already know what could go wrong. It has before! But it won't again if you use what you've learned to anticipate those instances.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). When you're groggy in the morning or tired after a long day, your will power will be depleted. Make it easy to succeed by anticipating your needs in those crucial moments.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Complaining is fine for some situations, but you like to show up with solutions. If you don't have a solution you won't even bother rocking the boat, because there's so much else to focus on.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your word choices could be the difference between closing the deal and not. You won't use euphemism or hyperbole: You'll use the specific word to describe how you feel.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). This will be an upbeat and extremely productive day. Keep track of what's working and what you like, too, so you'll remember to do more of it even when you're in a different kind of mood.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). When you improve yourself through reading you'll acquire rather easily what others had to learn the hard way. Of course, you have to apply what you read or it won't stick.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It's said that laughter is the best medicine, though medicine has gotten to be such a dicey proposition that laughter might not appreciate the comparison. Anyway, you're on a quest to get more natural joy flowing through your life.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Jan. 16). You'll build up stores of the good things: love, knowledge and wisdom, as well as practical supplies, savings and funds marked for fun. You'll sweat and stress some as you get more organized and create structures that can keep moving in the right direction. Scorpio and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 10, 39, 1 and 7.