If today is your birthday: This year you feel far more fortunate than in the past. You also tend to rely more on your intellect. As a result, you always seem to come up with different solutions and new ideas. Add a little more optimism to your life. If you are single, you could meet someone who can challenge you, which you'll find to be a rather attractive quality. Go after that person, as this bond could be powerful. If you are attached, the two of you need to share more time together. Plan on a special, long-discussed trip together. ARIES admires your style.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Work with a loved one as a team. You might want to reach out to an older friend who does not have the get-up-and-go to visit. This person will let you know how much he or she appreciates your attention and caring. Take a stand, if need be. Tonight: Go for togetherness.
This Week: Reach out to someone at a distance; you need more information.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You are a sign that likes peace, but you also like to hear the other party's perspective. You will hear a lot about other ideas and styles, many of which are quite different from your own. Honor and respect the differences in opinion. Tonight: Have dinner with friends and family.
This Week: Consider what is happening within a partnership and with your finances.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your pace is easy and relaxed. Remember, even though you can think of much that needs to be done, most of it does not have to be done this very second. Kick back with a friend or loved one, and enjoy this day of rest. You will feel better soon enough. Tonight: Where friends are.
This Week: Let others do their thing. You might be surprised by the result.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Continue to indulge a child or loved one. This renews your energy, too, and helps you let go of what might not be perfect in your life. Go off and invite a key person to join you to the zoo or another favorite spot. See the world through a child's eyes. Tonight: Avoid thinking about tomorrow. Stay in the present.
This Week: Do only what you must.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stay anchored and close to home. You will want to make calls or invite some loved ones over for a fun, spontaneous get-together. Your efforts to maintain a connection and unity among others will be most appreciated. Tonight: Make it easy.
This Week: Your creativity bubbles up. You cannot be stopped.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You could feel overworked and at the end of your rope when dealing with a loved one. Stop. Recapture your fun, childlike and zany nature. Once you do, everything will fall into place. Clearly your authentic self is well-loved. Tonight: Say "yes" to an invitation.
This Week: Stay centered. If need be, stay close to home.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): You might opt to spend some money on an important individual in your life. For some, you could make an investment that feels sound, which could involve real estate. Optimism infuses your life with more security. Tonight: Close to home.
This Week: Make calls, schedule meetings and remain responsive to others. Try for an early weekend.
Aries (March 21-April 19): Your ability to move through issues marks your plans. You could greet a visitor with a great deal of celebration. You might feel like you have not seen this person in a while. Zero in on what you want, and you will easily manifest just that. Tonight: Bring friends together.