Would you rather be loved by one who doesn't know you well or known by someone who doesn't love you well? The right answer is none of the above. The trine of Mercury and Uranus lends extra luck for finding and sticking with people who have the capacity and curiosity to understand you and hearts that speak your language.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). For a peaceful, tranquil environment, less excitement and drama is the rule. It's best when the alarm's left for emergencies. Not even your alarm clock needs to be alarming. So what else needs to go?
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Everyone is flawed, and someone is really liking the way you're flawed today. That in and of itself isn't a good enough reason to keep going in the same direction, though.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). This thing you're doing isn't going to work in the same way for very much longer. It needs a new idea. Of course, trying to have an idea isn't a really good way to have one. So don't try. Live, and know it's coming to you.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You have a really good answer to the question "What's the point?" and that's why you're the best person for the leadership role. Step up and step in.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It can be a dangerous thing when people get too wrapped up in their own experiences to relate to the needs and wants of others. Get out; ask questions. Get involved so you won't have this problem.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Be confident about your sense of timing, because it is stellar right now. You're not likely to give up too soon, nor will you be oblivious about when to quit. Trust yourself.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You seek emotional knowledge. Your history is part of this. Maybe you can go back to the love you knew and ask questions, or simply do this in your mind. You'll still be satisfied and maybe surprised by the answers.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You begin each interaction with a humble heart and a willingness to help. With this attentive flexibility, you'll create a great deal of affinity between you and a person who will play a key role in your future.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You don't have to have swagger or think you're the greatest. You just have to believe you can do it. With a little more confidence, you'll rise. You will persist in the face of a challenge and ultimately overcome it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Good luck comes the same way as bad luck does, in spurts. You'll get on a good run with three beautifully timed interactions today. Play this for all it's worth!
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A smile should be backed by a joyful heart. But some smiles are bankrupt. You've given them and received them. You'll recognize them today and have compassion for the spirit-poor. Try and spread cheer.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You are not of one mind. You are of many minds and possibilities. Some aspects of your personality are being pushy right now because they need an outlet. Find one. It could just lead to your greatness.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 25). You will be drawn to the people who are good for you this year -- a cosmic gift. At the top of 2018, you'll learn fast by going slow. Work gradually through challenges and you'll claim a reward in January. An important deal will go down in March. June offers travel at a discount, and the inspiration is free. Cancer and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 20, 17, 39 and 22.
HOLIDAY COPING STRATEGIES BY SIGN, PART FOUR: CAPRICORN: Sometimes the people you want to be there aren't, and the ones you don't want to be there are present in full force. There are never enough chairs or matching silverware. You inevitably run out of something important, like eggs, toilet paper or antidepressants. But it's the very things that might be considered negative that give personality to your family time together and give you a story for later. AQUARIUS: Setting differences aside is your usual habit. During the holidays it helps to broaden that rule to include not only differences but also expectations, judgments, grievances and your attachment to any outcome whatsoever. This is hard. But if you can let go of this sort of baggage, you achieve a personal Zen state of family unity that everyone in your family can feel. PISCES: Your creativity is key to keeping the holidays bright, because a creative Pisces is a happy Pisces. Creative projects -- ones that tickle different parts of your brain and give your heart expression and your intuition a channel to work through -- will bring you the kind of satisfaction that makes any other stresses going on seem minor. So indulge your creativity and make time for it. Keep your creativity time as sacred as other holiday traditions.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: In addition to being an award-winning actress and accomplished comedian, Christina Applegate is also a breast cancer survivor. Applegate has the remarkable courage and incredible energy of five luminaries in Sagittarius, along with the kindhearted empathy of a Pisces moon and Mars. She inspires many other women to find the strength to battle for their health.
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