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FOR RELEASE: TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
First, Venus flirts with Pluto, letting a little light into heavy situations. This lucky astrological trine invites a breakthrough for those suffering hardship, especially emotional hardship. Later, Venus and Jupiter form an extremely auspicious conjunction in Taurus, opening the way for further beauty and good fortune to enter the picture.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your strengths will carry a project through. If someone else involved is weak in an area, you'll override the deficiency. This person will carry you in a different way later.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your fellow Taurus Kelly Clarkson suggests that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. You will draw strength from your wounds and become ever more resourceful when it comes to using what you learned from the past.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Transformation is not only possible; it's inevitable. You'll focus the energy of change on the area of life that's been the most stressful. What once caused you pain might actually be the source of your healing.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). With a little persistence, you'll jar a stuck project loose and be most satisfied with what happens next. By the day's end, you'll love how it feels to get things moving again.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You feel strongly about social issues and will have a special fondness for those who believe as you do. You'll be moved to take action. Plan it out carefully, and involve as many likeminded individuals as you can.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You'll never know what would have happened had your original plan worked out, but you can bet it wouldn't be as great as what's happening now. So when something doesn't work out today, assume it's for the best.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You may see yourself as an underdog now. Though it means you are not in the strongest position, the good news is that everyone loves an underdog. Go forward in full faith that you have a chance at victory.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You want to hear the truth, and you assume others do, too. So you're not likely to flatter others or conform your ideas to theirs to ease the way for social discourse. You'll respond to the world with complete honesty.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You'll be in another one of your curious moods, eager to learn about things around you and beyond. Being wonderstruck is one of your favorite states of mind.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). It's only human to want to assign a reason for everything that happens. With that reason often comes praise or blame. Today it will help you to note that not every situation has a definitive "responsible party."
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You'll improve the quality of your life by dealing with a problem that's been plaguing you. There's more than one way that will work. Keep trying new things.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). There are certain burdens you feel you must carry alone. So be it. But you can at least talk to a trusted confidante about them, and doing so will make your load seem lighter.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (March 13). The next six weeks are predictably pleasant, and then new challenges and influences add spice in May. You'll be the one to bring family together and create fun summer events. Those who lean on you will be appreciative, and you'll cash in on a few favors in July. There will be a chance to invest and win big in August. Gemini and Cancer people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 40, 12, 39 and 50.
COSMIC CONFIDENCE: In the age of Facebook and YouTube, there are more opportunities than ever before to project yourself in a public forum. Your astrological sign offers unique insight to help you gain the confident edge that will make others take notice and give you the right kind of attention. So what's your cosmic advantage?
PISCES: Because Pisces can be so sensitive, artistic and complicated, it is extremely important for Pisces people to be in excellent company. Being easily influenced becomes a positive thing when your influences are people of exemplary character and remarkable talent. The right team, more than any other factor, will help Pisces present a confident front. The first step is to assess the current lineup on Team You. Know who has your back and who will go out of their way to promote and help you. Root out anyone who is too jealous or broken to be truly supportive, and either end or limit the relationship. Then seek alliances with the kind of people you want to be more like, or with people who have different but complementary strengths.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Black Eyed Peas rapper, producer, musician, fashion designer and all-around artist Will.i.am is a powerful player in the entertainment world who is continuing to gather force. Mercury and Mars in clever and expansive Aquarius offset his sun and Jupiter in artistic Pisces. His moon and Venus in Aries shows tireless energy and the courage to take risks.
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