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FOR RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
The zaftig Virgo moon flirts with Jupiter then with Pluto and finally with Mars, as if to round up a cosmic audience on this eve of the full moon. What show does the lunar lady have in store? With Venus newly in the harmonious realm of fellow earth sign Taurus, the theme will be beauty, health and vitality.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your will is strong, and what you want may indeed be what is best for everyone. However, you must be careful not to overpower others with the intensity of your passion.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The games you choose are hard enough on their own, so there's no need to put up with team members who drag you down. Seek those who are warm, supportive and positive.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Multitasking will prove to be generally a rotten idea except in the instances of listening to audio books while traveling or making phone calls while you walk an unpopulated stretch of track or sidewalk.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll act in a vigorous and determined way to exert your authority and have a meaningful impact on how things turn out. You may spend a good deal of time working out how you might alter the behavior and thinking of others.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). If you're feeling discouraged, you'll rely too much on outer forces to shape your path. That's why you need to make sure that you're feeling up and enthusiastic before you ever leave the house. Call a peppy friend.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You'll go into the day with a take-charge attitude, and you'll use your knowledge to alter your circumstances. Your winner's mindset is unstoppable, though you should be warned that some will try.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). As much as you may try to avoid being the center of attention today, the eyeballs will still be trained on you. It has to be this way because you know what you're doing and you need to teach others.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You'll be aware of how social conditioning shapes behavior. The one who is trying hard to live up to an image of independence may really need your help. Your compassion helps you see the truth.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You won't have time to be very self-conscious, because you're so focused on experiencing all you can in one day. You may even dare to sing solo in public or dance for no reason.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You're likely to put more emphasis on substance than form, though not immediately.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You may be concerned about being criticized or judged harshly, but it doesn't keep you from putting your best work out there for all to see. Your courage keeps you moving forward.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You'll be inspired by a person who really seems to have it all together. You're already planning your future involvement with this person, whether or not you realize it.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (March 7). Though a playfulness dominates your energy this year, make no mistake: You still get plenty of serious business accomplished. You'll purposefully execute new facets of your will through the next 10 weeks. The cast of characters in your personal life changes a bit in May, and you'll enjoy fresh influences. Libra and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 7, 20, 1, 50 and 19.
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?
SCORPIO: As the sign of mystery, privacy and intrigue, you can be the epitome of quiet confidence. With a stoic solidity and very little movement, you command a full and serious quality of attention. Less is quite often more in your case, but you wouldn't care if it wasn't. You're not giving of yourself to satisfy some kind of social quota. You give what you feel like giving, period. That's honest. A great deal of your personal charisma stems from precisely that kind of honesty.
Because you are not reliant on the feedback of others, you sometimes forget to ask for it or even to be aware of it. In order to grow more effective, learn how to "read the room." This will help you find the right audience for what you want to accomplish. Targeting your market will be a huge key to your success. You'll feel more confident when you're with people who truly "get" you.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Happy birthday to the "Happy Birthday" weatherman Willard Scott. Perhaps best known for his jovial birthday wishes to centenarians on the "Today" show, Scott is also an author of fiction and nonfiction books. The compassionate Pisces was born when Mercury, Venus and Jupiter were all in the friendly sign of Aquarius.
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