Yesterday brought the full moon in Gemini and a direction change for Uranus, two aspects that have some of us feeling all wound up and not ready to settle down despite the Cancer moon’s urgings to go home and pipe down. Consider this day the after party, and make the most during these final days of the adventurous Sagittarius sun.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). While waiting for sea monkeys to grow or for a parent to assemble a complicated toy, a child learns patience. If young children can learn not to expect immediate results, so can that childish person in your life.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Of course people should take care of themselves. But you’re willing to go the extra mile to take care of others – and not just when they are sick or weary, but any old time at all. It’s part of how you show your love.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll get plenty accomplished because you thrive in the very atmosphere others fear. You’re fine with being alone, and you’re not afraid of silence, either. In fact, you prefer it.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). When you look for opportunities, you’re not seeking a free handout or benefit. Instead, you’re looking for a chance to match your skills with another person’s needs.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll be dealing with people of all ages. It can be difficult to keep everyone’s developmental stage in mind, but try to remember not to treat older people like children or children like older people.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). While a relationship is obviously uneven, the fact remains that you’re there for a reason. Keeping score won’t change that and will only make you feel worse about the arrangement.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Avoid the passive-aggressive choice to remain silent as a means of making someone pay attention to you. It will be far more effective to say what you need to say and get feelings out in the open.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Sometimes taking your grievances directly to the source is not the best idea. Give it some time. You’ll feel differently tomorrow, and Friday will change your stance yet again.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your creativity is flowing even stronger than usual. Consider using it to surprise the one you love. You’ll thrill to the happy, excited response your efforts earn.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Friends who don’t take an interest when you speak of your hopes and dreams aren’t really friends at all. Rather, they are people who conveniently fit into your current lifestyle.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Go off script. If you make a scripted inquiry, you’ll get an insincere response. Say what you really want to express, and ask what you really want to know.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). There’s no need to test a person’s loyalty; just assume they are loyal and be loyal in return. Know that everyone is trying to do what’s best. Stay focused on the things that will improve your corner of the scene.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. A relationship has taught you well, though the “watch and learn” mode ends in January. You’ll love the feeling of being in charge in 2014. February brings a fun twist to your domestic arrangement. March sends you on a work-related quest. In May, you’ll prove you’re ready for more power and responsibility. Cancer and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 20, 4, 33 and 28.
HOLIDAY STRESS RELIEVERS: So many feel spent and blue in December. What can you do to counteract holiday stress?
SCORPIO: For Scorpio, feeling close to people relieves stress. Scorpio likes to be around those who feel comfortable and familiar and feels most at home relaxing with intimate friends. It’s likely that these people share Scorpio’s sense of humor and even have a special language of inside jokes and knowledge. Operating inside these special relationships makes Scorpio feel safe, loved and at ease.
One might think that Scorpio’s closest relationships are with family members, because family typically has known Scorpio longer and better than others. However, for Scorpio and many others, relationships formed with friends of choice are often deeper and more intimate than the familial bonds chosen by fate. Similarly, it shouldn’t be assumed that Scorpio is closest to the people in his or her inner circle of friends. It is not unusual for Scorpio to feel most intimately bonded with a person who isn’t often around. Sometimes Scorpio will feel intrinsically tied to a favorite but distant person. Contact with this person brings a flood of good feelings and the release of negative tension.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Bridgit Mendler joins an all-star cast including Tina Fey, Lady Gaga and Ray Liotta in the upcoming “Muppets Most Wanted.” This Sagittarius star of the Disney series “Good Luck Charlie” was born under a harmonious Libra moon, indicating artistic flair and high levels of social and emotional intelligence. Her Jupiter also in Libra suggests an eye for design and political savvy, too.
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