It has been suggested that the only people who can live happily ever after are people who only have three minutes to live. This statement isn't so much one of cynicism, but a comment on how effectively the mind of a human adapts to a new state and soon after grows bored of it. We need change and challenge, which Jupiter gives to us today.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your days are always evolving to reflect your values and concerns and vice versa. Take a mindful moment to consider how well your current situation is working to both satisfy and challenge you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). All achievements have a price. Often it's in the ballpark of the anticipated price, though the currencies can be difficult to predict. You can have a thing only if and when you give what it takes.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You seek conversations that facilitate understanding. You don't wish to talk out of a need to be heard or acknowledged. Instead, you share to open the way for the other person to do the same so that you might learn a little more.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Even though you think it might be a bit of a hassle having a human interaction, do not choose the computerized nonhuman option if you can help it. Those little exchanges and niceties are key to your well-being.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Whether you're sorting through an intellectual conundrum or getting into the nitty-gritty hands-on of discovery, curiosity and interest will be the true motivation for your work.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The way you feel about a past situation is having a negative impact on your current life. Letting it go is not about the other person; it's about you having a better life because you're no longer hung up on this.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You have the power to change, in that you have the raw fuel for it. However, it takes more than energy to evolve in the direction you'd like to. You need a plan. What obstacles are likely to block you, and how will you surmount them?
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Readiness will have to do with feeling good about your choice and also with having an idea about what other options are available. Give some thought to how you might quickly switch it up if you need to.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Think of today like a city bus ride. It may take a while to get there. You may not be able to choose your company. There will be plenty of stops. And you can be reasonably certain that you will all get where you're going.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). With a big lucky planet rushing into your realm, it feels like you need to clear out some space to make way for what's to come. Move such things as clutter, money and habits, and spiritual energy will move in.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Stay focused on doing your best with this day and limit the amount of time you allow yourself to think about other days to only as long as it takes to make a brief and broad strokes plan.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Balance always depends on the right combination of strength and fluidity. The principle is reflected in your schedule today, with immobile pillars you keep sacred offset by hours that flow with the moment's demands.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 2). There's a rhythm to being you, and it's about to get just a little crisper as excitement stirs around one of your favorite activities. Making time to do more of what you love gives more intentionality to the rest because you must be more efficient and purposeful to accommodate the influx of new people and activities. Capricorn and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 10, 3, 33 and 27.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTION: "The fact is, I never learned how to type. Now I feel that I'm too old to learn. My job has become obsolete, and I realize that to be competitive in today's job market I need to learn new skills. How do I get past this block? I really feel that I'll never be able to type. I'm a 60-year-old Gemini."
I don't know what profession you were in or what job you want to do. I do know that as a Gemini, your ruling planet Mercury will endow you with the mental and physical agility to type like the wind. The communication planet loves everything to do with getting a message across. Your real fear is the fear of learning and the fear of change. You've worked yourself into quite a state, and the more you worry about these things, the harder they become. You quite simply need to knock it off. Typing is easy. Some monkeys can do it. So tell that voice inside your head to take a nap while you get a tutorial, find a computer and get to work. It won't take much research to find a method you like, and the help you need may very well be free — inquire at your local library.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Sagittarian superstar Britney Spears has held several spots in the Guinness World Book of Records. At one time, she was the most searched person on the internet, the youngest female artist to have five albums reach No. 1 on the music charts and the fifth-best selling artist in music history. An Aquarius moon speaks to her charitable heart and the good her philanthropy does in the world.
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