Scorpio energy invites you deeper. That's what it's good for. This is the solar march into the underworld. Scorpio is the realm of things seen and unseen, known and unknown, lived and suffered through, as heaven and hell meet on the horizon. On a practical level, the Scorpio sun is an opportunity to learn what people mean by what they don't say.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The one you had so many opinions about, well, those opinions will change as you get to know the person better. However, first impressions are true impressions. Don't forget them!
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Everything is fitting together for you. So why does that not have a relaxing effect on your life? You're more determined than ever to attain a higher level of mastery or means.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your partners in this journey will share your enthusiasm for it, but you'll have to get things started. This weekend they'll need to be wound tight, revved up and cheered on.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Go on: Walk in. They'll wonder who you are and what you do. The assumption will be made that you are a VIP. The confidence you exude will send up smoke signals.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You can't control it all, and yet you still take full responsibility for the way things turn out. It's not always good, but even when it's bad you learn something valuable.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your belief will set you apart from the others, not because it's so different, but because you believe it so thoroughly. You are truly the best example of this belief. You live it.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The root of intelligence is curiosity. Give credit to the person who asks you many questions. Be wary of the one who is not curious enough. A Capricorn or Virgo will be an asset to your business.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The subconscious is a genius. When you drive, shower or generally just "veg out" — that's when the most interesting mental stuff will come up. Getting lost in your thoughts will be the perfect way to solve a puzzle.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Nature doesn't make exactly straight lines. While trying to draw your boundaries you'll be faced with plenty of inconsistencies and variations — totally normal! Life is an imperfect process. Keep going.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). As for that person who is definitely one above you, well — maybe not. Stop comparing. The photo lies. It's been filtered. There's not that much sunshine on anybody's face. Relax. Everyone will get his or her due.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It's all tight spaces and limited funds today, but the creativity that springs from this frustrated circumstance is truly inspired. No complaints; march on.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Research and plan. Learning as much as you can about upcoming events will be your ticket to comfortable confidence when the special day finally comes to pass.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 22). Your loved ones grace you with unexpected joy in the last months of the year; what could be better? There will be a trade that favors you in December. Also, you'll work your way through an educational process, and by August this will change your mind about many things, love included. Sagittarius and Leo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 20, 5, 42, 11 and 28.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: "I was born on Sept. 25, 1982, around 12 a.m. on a full moon, and all the planets were on one side, or so I was told. What do you think? When conceived do you think that your spirit enters at the moment or a week later? If so, would that really make me a Capricorn or Sagittarius (since it takes 9-10 months to be born) instead of a Libra?"
Your astrological sign is typically calculated by your time and place of birth, not your conception. I can see why you would identify with the Capricorn energy of power and authority: Your moon is there. Additionally, you have an abundance of planets in the second house of finance (Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto), so you are extremely aware of how wealth and power go hand in hand. While having all the planets on one side of your chart shows that you are exceedingly driven and talented, you also must work hard to stay grounded. It may sound simplistic, but what will help is to religiously tend to the basics of self-care — like good nutrition, plenty of sleep, temperance in all things and regular exercise. Be careful not to take on too many responsibilities. It could lead you to feeling overwhelmed and making less than optimal choices.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Rock star of the New Age movement, guru Deepak Chopra is a friend to the likes of Lady Gaga, Madonna and the late Michael Jackson. The best-selling mind/body/spirit author has sold over 20 million books worldwide. Chopra is an intellectual, friendly Libra with Mercury, Mars and Jupiter in Scorpio, the sign of transformation and intuition.
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