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The full moon in Leo is a vaudevillian extravaganza complete with sword swallowers, coloratura sopranos and tap dancing comedians. Well, perhaps the performers in your world won't have these exact talents, but they'll have equivalent gifts, which they'll employ to shock, astound and delight you.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Productivity is linked to being in tune with your natural rhythms. Take cues from your body. When you're tired, rest. Your inclination to re-caffeinate and push through the lethargy is unwise and counterproductive.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You have quite a responsibility today. You are, after all, the external expression of existence. And whether you think about it or not, how you live and feel will be vitally important to the universal order.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Sometimes you have to work hard not to have an edge in your voice, and the effort is definitely worthwhile. The way you talk shows the level of compassion you have for yourself and your loved ones.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). When a situation, outcome or person does not measure up to your expectations, it is easy to feel disappointed and critical. Try to get past these emotions, though, because there is a golden opportunity in the works.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You have a special talent for facing reality and interpreting things in such a way that those around you can easily face it, too. It may feel like you have to tap dance to keep your audience engaged. Luckily, you're rather good at the art of dance.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). A special relationship is strong because you have faced adversity together. In a strange way, the easy and fun times may be more difficult to navigate than the hard times.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Relationships are tricky. If you stay aware, you can keep a dicey situation from veering too far off course. You can bring this one closer to the way you once dreamed it would be.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The road smoothes out ahead. It's as though you are the first to hit the brand-new pavement, and you're in for an easy ride. It's about time. You're way overdue.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You'll give of yourself without recompense or even thanks. There's no accounting for other people's manners, but you'll always feel better about yourself for having made the effort to enrich the lives of others.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You can access your intuition through the land of imagination. Though it is sometimes tricky to distinguish the difference between useful information and fearful fantasies, keep trying, and you'll soon get the knack of it.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You can only push yourself to the limit if you know where the limit is. If you don't, it's best to hang back and observe. There is no benefit to overloading yourself. Doing so could lead to regret. Err on the side of caution.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You know there are certain things a loved one could be doing to improve. How often should you speak of it? Not very often if you want to love, and not dominate, this person.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Feb. 7). You'll break out of your routine and upgrade your lifestyle this year. You share a psychic connection with a loved one, and this will be expressed in many ways. June features an unforgettable party. Interruptions in July may cause you to fly wildly off track from your professional plan, but you'll return with new insight. Libra and Gemini people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 30, 21, 39 and 18.

ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: "I've just been informed that I'm not a very good friend. Apparently, several of my friends have discussed this when I wasn't there, and one of them was kind enough to give me the heads up. I'm a 23-year-old Capricorn woman, single, career driven and social. It's true that I don't always call people back because I'm super-busy. But knowing how my friends have been talking about me behind my back, I'm wondering whether it's not me but they who are being unfriendly. What do you think?"

Congratulations on being big enough to consider that the problem might be you. The fact that you are willing to look at the situation objectively instead of retaliating with a knee-jerk reaction suggests that you are capable of mature relationships, and perhaps your "friends" are not. Because Capricorns do have a strong personality, it's important that you keep yourself accountable to the basic tenets of friendship. Are you there for others? Are you easy to be around? Do you make an effort to create special times together? Do others feel better about themselves around you? Are you supportive? Being a good friend isn't rocket science, but it does take a certain amount of care and attention.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Actor, producer and Twitter mogul Ashton Kutcher is like most Aquarians. Once he commits to a cause, he'll do everything in his power to bring awareness and help to it. The "Two and a Half Men" star, whose natal sun, moon, Mercury and Venus are all in Aquarius, has built homes in Central America, started children's foundations and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities.

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