The moon moves into Taurus and begins mischief-making, forming auspicious and inauspicious angles with various planets, changing the social, financial and emotional dynamic every few hours. This will be a day of many tones and much breaking news. The plot rolls on in a manner that's positively cinematic.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Put yourself out there and you'll get ratings both good and bad (because trolls, unfortunately, are a fact of modern life) but mostly good and definitely worth the effort.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You won't have to worry about what to say. Egotistical people are easy to talk to. They will go on and on about themselves without prompting, never more than one sentence away from the turnaround.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Incurious people have a way of making others feel boring while fascinated people can make their company feel like the most interesting people in the world. Whichever way it goes, don't take reactions personally.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Of course you can't believe everything you think, but there is a recurring idea you've been having lately that's worth putting to the test. It will open up a new area of study and work.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). To expect yourself to constantly generate good energy is asking too much. You need renewal. When you run out of power and you can't shine your light, go where the light is already shining.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It's not enough to hear that you are appreciated; you need to see it and feel it from the intention, action and the warmth of others. Settle for nothing less than true respect.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You're not one to take risks just for the thrill of it. You'll fully assess the situation, decide on the best course of action and take a chance, all the while bearing the fear and uncertainty entailed.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Lingering emotions could slow you down if you let them. Be willing to feel and you won't get stuck. Release all resistance. Let the emotions flow through you and they'll work themselves out without much effort on your part.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Fitting in will be part of the deal, but there's really no need to pretend that you're in the know when you're not. Saying "I don't know" is perfectly acceptable — maybe even preferred. Only smug people know everything!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). To look forward to the offerings of the day without expecting or demanding any particular outcome — that's a recipe for happiness, and a very achievable one.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You won't get immediate proof that this course of action is worth taking, but keep at it awhile in good faith. You'll be luckier as you continue along in the belief that good things are coming.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Being attractive will have pluses and minuses. You enjoy the attention, but only when it comes at you in a certain way. Even then, you can only take so much before you need peace, quiet and solitude.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (July 7). Keep an open mind, because if you stay flexible, your plans will give way to something bigger. A well-matched collaboration will yield results within 10 weeks. The money flows easy in October. Beautiful scenery and fun activities close out 2018. Your social graces will catapult you to leadership in 2019. Scorpio and Capricorn adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 43, 20, 14, 7 and 32.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: "I'm 16, and I think it's time for me to stop being a tomboy. I've never felt comfortable in a dress, and if I start wearing them now, I know my friends will make fun of me. Yes, there's a guy I like. He's a Capricorn, and he seems to go for the more girly girls. What's your advice? I'm a Sagittarius. Could it ever work out between us if I make an effort to be more feminine?"
Experimentation and boldness are two strong suits for Sagittarius. Also, Sagittarians tend to have sophistication beyond their years and a global mindset about fashion. There are plenty of feminine looks that don't involve skirts and dresses. Get a few magazines and tear out the pages that appeal to you. Make a collage of all your ideas. Then give yourself permission to change your style and experiment as often as you want to. When you debut your new look, act confident even if you don't feel that way — your friends may comment, but it won't bother you as much when you have the courage of your convictions.
Only change your look because you feel like it. Don't do it for the Capricorn or anyone else; do it because it's fun to be playful with your sense of identity. Here's a rule that will hold you in good stead. Love yourself, and like the people who like you.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama describes himself as a "simple monk" who rises to pray early each morning, exercises lightly and treats his highly curious mind (Mercury in Gemini) to science-related news tidbits (moon in Virgo). His aspiration for happiness is startlingly simple, and attainable: "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion; if you want to be happy, practice compassion."
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