ARIES (March 21 - April 19): Take the plunge and work hard in order to swim out of troubled waters. Doing nothing will get you nowhere. Extra effort will get you over the finish line in record time.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Catch up on your rest and escape to a favorite place, both mentally and physically. Look to your dreams for some important, revealing information.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 21): You have a keen sense of what everybody wants and needs, which is great for working with people in a group. Take on the leadership role and shine.
CANCER (June 22 - July 22): It is your turn to take a shot at claiming a success. Meet with superiors face to face and use all of your skills and experiences to close the deal.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): With so much activity in your social sector, you can look forward to a very busy week. Don't forget to take time off to smell the roses.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): The winds of change are blowing through your life, asking you to let go of anything that is blocking your progress. Get light and take flight.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23): Extend extra consideration to a partner or mate this week. Let them have their way or say and you can expect the same in return.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 21): Your star is rising but it will take hard work and dedication to get to the top. Set the stage for action and be extremely attentive in your career matters.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Connecting on a social level with others allows you to make new friends without feeling stressed or uncomfortable. Just be yourself and smile.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): An emotional lesson comes to you at the ideal time. Share your feelings with a loved one and begin the healing process.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): It is important to go over every detail connected to a problem while in search of an answer. Count on partners to contribute some valuable input.
PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20): Your budget is pushed to the limit by entertainment costs. Decide for yourself if moments of fun are worth the hours that you will have to work to pay for them.
If your birthday is today, you have a year of relative ease and satisfaction on tap. You can expect positive results or feedback to your proposals or plans and almost anything that you touch is likely to turn into gold. Your biggest challenge appears to be in the area of communication. In close, personal relationships, it is very important that you find a way to convey your feelings without delay or confusion.
Also born this week: Alexander Graham Bell, Antonio Vivaldi, Niki Taylor, Shaquille O'Neal, Cyd Charisse and Bow Wow.
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