ARIES (March  21-April 19)

***** You acquire a deeper understanding if you look at the practices of other lands. This is a marvelous time for writing. If you have an idea for a story, put it on paper. Add foreign phrases if you want to be a brilliant conversationalist. Tonight: Fun.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

**** Research goes well today. you have new insight and a renewed empathy for children. If you take time to teach others, your own learning deepens. Complete work requiring analysis and precise measurements. Tonight: New technologies and gadgets are an asset.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

***** An abundance of forceful energy rains on you from the ideas and choices generated by companions. Personal involvements will be electric, exciting and unpredictable. You can meet people who revolutionize your whole life. Tonight: Gather information and be a good listener.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

**** You will find satisfaction today in getting organized and developing good habits, after relaxing for the first part of the day, of course. You have more empathy with animals. A pet shows love and devotion. Tonight: A nutritious meal with loved ones.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

***** Accept an invitation. Creativity accelerates if you enjoy novelty and stimulation. Study a new subject or skill if boredom threatens. Your humor and charisma win new friends. If you encourage a relationship, a commitment is offered. Tonight: Lady Luck is smiling on you.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

*** Foster peace and patience at home. Ideally, you want your residence to feel safe, with the atmosphere of a peaceful sanctuary. Reconsider and postpone any major building or home improvements. Tonight: You have very good judgement. Trust it well.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

*** Resist the temptation to exaggerate. A tall tale told now could damage your credibility. Be factual about all communication and be subtle with jokes and humor. Others are in a serious state of mind. Tonight: Investigate the terms of any new commitment before getting involved.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

**** Take some time to evaluate what you really want. It’s a day to control impulses and rein in impulsiveness. You can resolve debts today. The demand for your skills intensifies, and you’re aware of new options for professional growth. Tonight: Relax.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov.  22-Dec. 21)

***** Your charm and beauty are especially appreciated today. It’s a perfect time to reach out to a new love, plan a virtual get-together, or express artistic inclinations. You’re starting a new cycle of tremendous energy and enthusiasm. Tonight: In wonderment.

CAPRICORN (Dec.  22-Jan. 19)

*** Today makes you quiet. You will prefer not to externalize your deepest thoughts and desires. Peace and privacy are cherished. Quiet hours help you find your balance. Old memories and news from old contacts are in your thoughts. Tonight: Some low-key meditation.

AQUARIUS (Jan.  20-Feb. 18)

**** Friends offer encouragement. You will be warmly welcomed into new circles if you seek companionship. Today helps you discriminate in your choice of associates. You will find it easier to select goals. Tonight: Reach out to old colleagues from past careers.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

***** It’s a day for freshness and dynamic expansion. Be daring about trying a new interest or type of project. You’ll enjoy exploring ways to make a difference in your endeavors. You become highly visible and could assume a position of leadership. Tonight: Online networking.

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Thought for the day

In this life, to earn your place you have to fight for it.

–  Shakira