If today is your birthday: This year you will want to focus on your daily life, your work and your health. If one of these areas isn’t working for you, make the necessary adjustments. Change schedules, try out a new exercise program or even go back to school. It is your life, and you don’t need to be unhappy. If you are single, you’ll meet someone when you least expect it. Perhaps it will happen in a brief conversation or even while you’re getting a parking ticket. If you are attached, the two of you might want to develop a common interest into a hobby. Aquarius can be challenging because he or she is very independent.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll enjoy visiting with a friend today. You have had many great times together in the past, and now you’ll be enjoying even more. You could be redefining your limits, and others might sense this change. Know that this is only temporary. Tonight: Till the wee hours.

This Week: Say what you are thinking, but be aware of the ramifications.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): How you deal with your finances could change radically after having a discussion with someone who knows a lot about money and budgets. You honestly might be surprised at an option that you did not know existed. Tonight: Balance your checkbook and pay your bills.

This Week: Continue being frugal with your time and energy.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You will witness the gamut of unusual behavior among others today. Maintain a sense of humor and stay centered. Don’t allow someone to throw you off your game. Keep a tight hand on your wallet and on your spending. Tonight: Swap news and jokes with a friend.

This Week: Clearly, you are on a roll. Enjoy yourself.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Kick back and let yourself fall into some daydreaming. If you feel like escaping for the day, there is no time like the present. Someone at a distance might be too stern when dealing with you. Do not take this individual’s comments personally. Tonight: Keep it low-key.

This Week: You are a force to be dealt with.

Aries (March 21-April 19): Tension might surround a friendship or a professional relationship. A partner will be very clear about his or her expectations. An older friend also might have an agenda. You could feel pulled in many different directions. Follow your instincts. Tonight: Only what you want.

This Week: Follow-through counts, especially right now.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): You might find yourself caught in a jam because of an ultimatum or because of insufficient understanding. You can justify your stance, but know that it will cause only more separation where you do not want to experience it. Be smart. Tonight: Walk in someone else’s shoes.

This Week: You like having it your way. Focus on achievement and effectiveness.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): A need for a more expansive experience marks the day. Hop in your car and go for a drive. Visit a favorite flee market or art gallery. You might be physically exhausted by the end of the day, but you will be mentally re-energized. Tonight: Be entertained.

This Week: Look at a situation through new eyes.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): A close friend or roommate might reach out to you today. You will want to participate in his or her plans. As a result, you’ll come to a mutual understanding with greater give-and-take. A relative might continue to shake up the status quo. Tonight: Follow through on plans.

This week: Cover your bases before taking a strong action.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Clear up a hassle revolving around your domestic or personal life. Someone seems to be holding on tight to a grievance. This person might need to be persuaded to discuss his or her feelings. Tonight: Just don’t be alone.

This Week: Others want control, so give as much of it to them as you can.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): No wonder you want to stay close to home. It is normal to be tired and withdrawn. You have been pushing yourself very hard, and while you have enjoyed the activity, it’s time to slow down a little and relax. Everyone needs some downtime. Tonight: Think “tomorrow.”

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Listen to a loved one, roommate or new friend. Act on a romantic impulse, and you might like what comes up for you as a result. Be realistic about your finances, and determine how far you realistically can stretch your budget. Know when to say no. Tonight: Ever playful.

This Week: Romance entwines with work. Is this really what you want?

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stay anchored but not negative. You might want to have a discussion with a trusted family member who obviously cares. You could feel a little too vulnerable for your liking, but perhaps it is necessary to live with the discomfort for now. Tonight: Order a pizza.

This Week: Your creative juices flow, and they could bring stunning results.

Jacqueline Bigar

King Features Syndicate

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