ARIES (March 21-April 19). Don't be so quick to dismiss situations that look stressful or difficult. The best things will be hard won.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It may take a while to make up your mind today, but once it's made up, you're highly unlikely to change course.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You admire someone who will later come to admire you. Once this person feels accepted and reassured, he or she will open up.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Just because you can't turn back the clock doesn't mean that time is an enemy. Try to think of the hands as gently nudging you toward new adventures.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You have every right to control your immediate environment. If you stretch further, boundary issues will come into play.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). An ill-informed friend who means well could persuade you to do something that is not in your best interest. Stay alert.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You are open to a new perspective on the old scenery, but you'd prefer to witness new scenery.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You don't get hunches every day, so when you get one now, you should definitely follow through.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Overexposure kills curiosity, and then it's back to square one: boredom.

You're happiest when you keep moving.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Laughter is essential. Whatever time you spend on the lighter side of life is time well spent.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You will experiment with new ways of handling problems. You also will change your style of communication.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Trust yourself to navigate your own love life. You don't need directions to find the way to someone's heart.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 4). Over the next 10 weeks, you'll use your augmented charisma and considerable powers of diplomacy to create a change that the world needs. A mentor will help you choose the alliances that will best serve you, and, by June, you'll be well on your way to a big bonus. A personal goal will be met in August. Aquarius and Pisces people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 24, 33, 29 and 15.