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CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). People say they're doing nothing when, of course, that's impossible. They're doing nothing worth mentioning, maybe, and what you choose to mention or omit will be the secret to your brilliant charm.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There are so many deep layers and implications to the state of mind called boredom that some neuroscientists have begun to specialize in boredom and study it exclusively. Your boredom will be a kind of passageway today.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). In order to do a good job, you'll have to manage your feelings and responses. This emotional labor is the hardest part of a job or relationship and should not be given away for free.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (June 2). Your cosmic birthday gift is a heap of charm that you'll apply to creating your own mutual-attraction society. The ones you find interesting will respond in kind, and you'll inform and help one another. You'll go into 2021 with a busy social calendar and a collection of prime responsibilities -- just the sort you most prefer! Taurus and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 14, 44, 30 and 1.

ASTROLOGICAL QUESTION: "I have been struggling with thoughts of doom and gloom, plus existential dread. What is this world coming to? A lot of my anxieties tend to settle on garbage/recycling/global warming. Any help for managing what's inside a Capricorn's head?"

First, know that this is your high level of personal responsibility kicking in, and it's a noble trait. If more people had it, we wouldn't be in this position as a society. Next, affirm to yourself that fear is a signal to respond to with action. Think of it as a smoke alarm.

 

The wrong way to respond to a smoke alarm: hover around it, yell at it, disarm it, beat it off the wall, cry, ponder its inner workings. The right way to respond to a smoke alarm: look for the fire, and either put it out or get out of harm's way.

Instead of indulging your dread, make your action plan. What can you do to reduce waste? How can you join forces for change? Consider that unhelpful mental processes are also wasted energy, so anything you can do to make your thinking focused and efficient is also a force for good in the world.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Zachary Quinto proves the versatility of his birth sign as he defies category, leaping like an action hero between genres, equally skilled at drama, sci-fi and comedy. Look for him in "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "The Boys in the Band" and the new "Star Trek" sequel. Side note: The Vulcan thought process -- quick, analytical and competitive -- is so Gemini!

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