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FOR RELEASE: TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
The Gemini moon is a chatterbox. If you want to get an earful of news, all you have to do is ask "How are you?" and even the most reserved individuals will get into a few details. Practice telling your story, too. You might find it revealing how you change your emphasis and tone depending on who is listening.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). An adventure is coming together. These are the earliest planning stages, and you'll do all you can to clarify your options. If possible, see things in person. Conduct face-to-face interviews instead of calling.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Knowledge can be like a light that turns on in your mind, or it can be a structure that complicates matters by casting confusing shadows. In the latter case, keep studying until you have your breakthrough.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Even if the old methods are working, you can't help but wonder whether another way would work even better. You're bold, and you'll probably be the first among your friends and colleagues to try something new.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Suddenly, something doesn't feel quite right about your actions and activities. You have to ask yourself: Are you fulfilling someone else's dreams for yourself instead of being dedicated to your own?
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You love a good story, and you'll hear one today. Soak in every detail. There's more to learn than you'll be able to understand on the first listen. The tale will continue to develop for the next few days.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). According to you, any amount of time you spend looking for things is a waste. You expect yourself to be organized enough to know where your personal items are at all times, and that's pretty much how it goes today.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Someone will make a sacrifice on your behalf. Even though you don't want to put anyone out, this gesture helps you understand your importance to others, and that feels good to know.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You often take on so much that you feel overwhelmed by your life. Arrange things so that you can win. However small a victory may be, it proves something: You're a winner. If you can win small, you can win big.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You like finding new talented people, and in the weeks to come, you will become a fan of someone who fits the description. Your interest will open doors for you eventually, but right now, it's just fun to see where this leads.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You've already proved that you could turn your vaguest longings into a concrete plan. You're at that place again, experiencing a fuzzy, unfocused kind of wanting. Can you articulate this desire yet?
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A good coach won't let the team stay at a subpar level. You'll be the kind of coach who isolates your team's problems, however unpleasant, and figures out how to solve them.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (April 24). You're idealistic when it comes to relationships, and yet people rise to your high standards, and you'll be thrilled with what happens next. Professionally, you'll branch out to include the untried. May and September show an income spike. You'll adventure in June. October brings a new interest and group of friends. Love signs are Leo and Aquarius. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 29, 50, 24 and 17.
STRESS AND YOUR SIGN: Each sign is different when it comes to stress. What one sign considers taxing another finds exciting, and tension remedies vary from sign to sign, as well. How does your sign deal with the more unnerving aspects of life?
SAGITTARIUS: GOOD STRESS: Ask any agoraphobe you know: Adventuring is inherently stressful. But don't tell Sagittarius this, because he won't believe you. Sagittarius actually needs this kind of stress to feel good about life. Always looking for new experiences, Sagittarius thinks nothing of the risk or cost and doesn't worry about what could happen in unfamiliar territory. In fact, the Sagittarius motto is: The more unfamiliar the better.
BAD STRESS: Is boredom stressful? Not for everyone, but it's the Sagittarian's kryptonite. The idea of experiencing the same ol' same ol' is so scary to Sagittarius that it actually could weaken the Sagittarian immune system.
STRESS REMEDY: When Sagittarius doesn't have tickets to a new experience, the next best thing is the art world. Movies, books and other media, particularly visual media, provide transport for the restless Sagittarian soul.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Original "Idol" Kelly Clarkson is ruling the pop charts again with her new album "Stronger." This Taurus diva invites her fans to share their own stories of strength, which are featured on her website. Taurus rules the vocal cords, and many famous singers have Taurus featured prominently in their astrological charts. In fact, Clarkson shares a birthday with fellow Taurus Barbra Streisand.
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