Solar Change

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The sun moves out of Scorpio, leaving that scorpion's stinger in the past. Sarcasm may be a sign of a healthy brain, but it's not always a sign of a healthy attitude. You may like a good laugh as much as the next person, but at whose expense? Support people. Love them. Put that at the core of all you do and you'll be cosmically aligned.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You can't expect to think differently if you're using the same references as everyone else. For this reason and more, it's time to go digging deeper for new influences.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Knowing your weakness is the first step. From there you can build on your strengths enough to compensate, find a way to capitalize on the inherent gift in your weakness, or work directly to develop the weak area.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). People may ask about your plans, but you might want to show them what you've already done instead. That will speak with more volume and clarity, leaving no room for doubt.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). There's something to be said for feeling like you have to impress a person. It will be interesting to see how the nearness of such a person changes your approach. Of course, it's nicer to be with people who already get you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You're so close to success on a project, though you may have to redefine it. For instance, success may be simply finishing the thing so you can move on and never look at it again.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Breathe. Of course, that's not your only job in the process of helping this thing along. Breathing in; breathing out; plus investing some of your faith: Hit those three, and then step back. Your job is done.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It might sound like a mean thing, but a big part of your happiness, success and well-being is just knowing who to stay away from. It's better to be alone than with an influence that makes you behave as less than you really are.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). On this day of cosmic change, you'll adapt more easily to the transition than most, if only because you long ago accepted the temporary nature of all things. For this reason and more, someone wants to hold your hand.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You don't have to wait until tomorrow to get your second chance. By then you might not even want it anymore. To a person of action, now is the second chance -- and now and now.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The bottle of water by your side helps you stop and think while you stop and drink. A more thoughtful (and hydrated) approach to speaking with people and doing your work will lead to an important breakthrough.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You'll be in a position to defend a person or idea, and because you're so loyal you'll do this well. For this reason, knowing whether the person or idea is in the right will be crucial. Find out first.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). There's that one person you like to have around -- the one who's like a candle in a dark room, mysterious, warm and always casting a lovely quality of light on you.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 21). Your creativity is going strong through the end of the year, but it's your practical efforts and team building actions that carry a plan to the payout. Give your body a new way to express your energy in 2018. You're strong, graceful and competitive. The places you see will invite you back: This is love. Leo and Capricorn adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 27, 15, 42 and 50.

HOLIDAY COPING STRATEGIES BY SIGN, PART ONE: 'Tis the season to remember that as fantastic and horrible as things get in families, you're pretty much stuck with each other. Blood is thicker than water -- though generally not as fun to drink or swim in. ARIES: If you see an in, declare yourself the leader and start making decisions for the group. Be decisive and quick so they won't know what hit 'em. And if you can make your decisions seem like the group's, you'll be even more effective. TAURUS: Make yourself comfortable. Others learn from your "chill' example. Calm and steady wins the race, and it also wins whatever ridiculous argument is going on at the moment. GEMINI: Chances are, your family can be clueless -- not as individuals, but as a group. They can collectively not notice that they drove away and left Timmy at the truck stop, or that Aunt Jane is tipsy and needs coffee, or that the dog has been licking the turkey legs. That's OK. You're clue-full. Drop those clues, generously and often. Eventually everyone will get the answer, even if you have to supply it for them.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Born on the cusp of Scorpio and Sagittarius, Colleen Ballinger is brilliant comedian who's been lauded by the likes of Jerry Seinfeld and millions of others for her YouTube efforts, which have gained well beyond a billion views. The "Miranda Sings" star with her own Netflix show was born when the sun, Mercury, Venus and Pluto were all in the magnetic and charismatic sign of Scorpio.

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