What’s your relationship with your muse? Do you meet often, warmly whiling away the hours, or do you hustle past each other on the street like total strangers? Do you dance? Argue? As Lady Venus flirts with King Neptune over the next three days, the muses want to be adored. Whatever your relationship, consider expanding it.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You feel wonderful about yourself when you make others feel good about themselves. It’s a talent for sure, and one that requires an astute mind and a high level of attention.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Instead of imagining how you might succeed in business, think about how you could help your clients and customers succeed. Your success depends on the positive difference you make in the lives of others.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There’s a limit to what can be accomplished through thinking. At some point, you have to test the theory. In today’s case, the outcome will be surprising and nothing at all like you thought.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Are you on a quest, or just in a dramatic mood? Beware: Questing can be a habit instead of a bona fide activity. You may find out that you already have what you seek.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). In some way, you’ll pour out stale feelings to make way for warm, loving ones. It’s similar to the way you must empty your cup of the old, cold coffee before you can properly accept a new brew.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll overlook the peccadilloes of certain friends, but when your nearest and dearest commit such offenses, you feel it’s your responsibility to acknowledge it, if only to keep things honest.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). As your planets angle to cook up a financial snafu, you might consider seeing it as a math quiz of sorts. And if you have the right attitude, this ultimately leads you to a better relationship with money.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You do not deem it necessary that everyone obey you. But you cannot be an effective leader unless your team follows you at least some of the time. So don’t be afraid to request this at key points today.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Right away you notice something to like in the new people you meet, and you forge fast bonds. Ironically, you’re unconcerned about whether or not they like you, and they genuinely like you because of this.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Life will give you reasons to get physical. Your hard work in this regard will pay off first in a short-term exercise high and later as a general contribution to your good health.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Someone who once caused you stress will no longer be a bother to you. This person has moved on, and so will you. A smooth transaction this afternoon will be the first sign of progress.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll prove that the face of effective work is not always stern and serious. Sometimes it’s no sweat. Through your chuckles and levity, you’ll accomplish a significant feat.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. You have a burning desire and a clear right choice. Because you know what you must do, the consequences suddenly become inconsequential. Your work for the good of all won’t be glorified, but it will be rewarded in deeply profound ways. Band together in April. June brings publicity. July adds romance. Aquarius and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 18, 2, 33, 39 and 50.
AVOIDING THE FRIEND ZONE, PART TWO: In response to yesterday’s Leo guy whose dating efforts landed him repeatedly in the friend zone:
Adept at performing, Leo guys can sometimes fall into the trap of playing the role they think girls want them to play. This may be part of your problem. While you’re busy playing the nice guy who wines and dines the ladies, she can’t tell who you really are or what you really want, and this makes her feel uneasy.
Maybe you feel unsure of yourself or are not certain that you are worthy of, or know what to do with, the kind of woman you fantasize about having a relationship with. If so, women will sense this, and they will avoid it. Can you blame them? It’s a lot of work to be with someone who doesn’t know what he wants or doesn’t feel worthy of having it.
Seeking her approval might seem like what you should be doing, but what she’ll find truly attractive is someone who doesn’t need her approval. It takes confidence to step out of the mold of what you think she would like and claim your true desire. Confidence and leadership make her feel relaxed. When she’s relaxed, the relationship can develop naturally.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Pisces comic Wendy Liebman is known to deliver quick comedic turnarounds on the tail of her banter, as in: “I really like to shop . . . lift.” Or, “My family is really close . . . genetically.” Born when the moon and Uranus were in Leo, the sign of show business, Liebman has a special comfort level with the spotlight, and Mercury in Aquarius lends a love of word play.
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