With the moon in the sign of appetites, too often we don't know when we've hit the "enough" zone until we're too far into the "way too much" zone to turn back. Planning is prevention. Speculate and imagine what you'll be getting into. Take measures to make sure you're not overly hungry, tired or emotional going in. If you are, turn back and fix it first.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You can take hundreds of steps and wind up just where you started if the path is a circle. Progress isn't just about taking steps. Alignment of actions is as important as action itself.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Question: How many people have to call someone "great" before that someone has achieved greatness? Answer: one. The rules of greatness are that everyone gets to choose and abide by their own criteria.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There are many ways you tell your personal story. Much depends on who's asking. Right now, you're telling it to yourself in an effort to figure out why you left a place and how to get back there.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll be setting a goal. The proper scale will matter. It should be high enough that you're not sure how you're going to get there and low enough that it accommodates the reality of your situation.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Getting one important thing accomplished today will make you feel like a star. Getting halfway through five things will make you feel unaccomplished. Success depends on narrowing the focus.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Just as everything you own needs its place, everything you want to do needs a time slot. If you don't say when, the answer may as well be "never." Even a distant date stamp is better than none at all.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You know why you care about a thing, but you're not sure why everyone else should. This is worth giving some thought, as you won't get the support you need until you help others understand what you're doing.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Social skills are about making people feel comfortable, starting with yourself. Uncomfortable situations will happen. This is an excellent time to plan for them so you'll have the things that might make you feel better.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Do you shake hands or go in for a hug? How do you sign off on the email? What do you say at the end of the phone call? These and other negotiations of intimacy will be an interesting part of your day.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). What's waiting to be discovered in this day is truly fascinating, though you wouldn't know it by the way information is presented to you. You'll have to look past that to get to the gold.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Lots of people know what you can't do, what's unlikely and all the ways that things are wrong. And yet, you know otherwise. You're seeing, feeling and knowing in your bones what's possible, and you can do it, too.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Don't let the day, or even one hour of it, become an unwitting contract with passivity. There's something dear at stake here: your confidence. You'll gain more with every ounce of gumption you show.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (April 8). This solar return energizes you — or, more aptly, inspires you to choose the lifestyle options that will raise your energy continually throughout the year. Letting go of past pain allows you to observe your experiences clearly and make the intelligent choices that will run more money and love through your life. Libra and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 20, 1, 11 and 18.
VENUS IN PISCES AND THE HEART'S INTUITION: From Samson to Macbeth to the latest milliondollar divorce scandal, many a strong, accomplished and successful character have been brought down by a loved one. Additionally, most people who have been romantically involved can recall a decision they made under their partner's influence that wasn't the best. Why do some relationships impair our judgment so? Could it be that letting the wrong person into our hearts runs some kind of interference with our heart's own intuition?
This Venus transit through Pisces turns up the heart's intuition, which makes it an excellent time to tune in to what that is — what it feels like and how to listen to it — so you can allow this inner compass to provide consistent guidance.
The human nervous system is so complex that many scientists feel we have only just begun to understand how it works. There is intelligence stored all over our bodies, not just in our brains. Scientists are learning that the heart has an organized intelligence network all its own. Furthermore, the heart's response to stimulus is more immediate than the brain's. So before your brain can form an opinion, your heart already knows. More tomorrow!
CELEBRITY PROFILES: From "The Princess Bride" to "Forrest Gump" and beyond, Robin Wright has a knack for choosing projects destined to become time-tested classics. Her work in the political drama "House of Cards" follows suit. Wright's high-intensity Aries sun is tempered by the watery maturity and artistic sensibility of Mercury, Venus and Saturn in Pisces. Next up? "Wonder Woman 1984."
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