Leo: Explore new avenues


CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Hope Solo, 34; Hilary Swank, 41; Laurence Fishburne, 54; Arnold Schwarzenegger, 68.

Happy Birthday: Your knowledge and expertise will be required if you want to make a wise decision or move this year. Don’t act on hearsay or assumptions. It’s important not to be impulsive or to rely on others. Develop and follow through with your plans and make your dreams come true by doing the work yourself. 

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Express yourself through your actions and how you present who you are and what you have to offer, and you will receive interesting responses with promising implications. Show off in a charming and playful manner. 

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep your life simple and refrain from getting into a competition with someone you know won’t play fairly. Refrain from overdoing it in any way and focus on subtle personal changes that will enhance your appeal and your love life. 

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do your own thing and refuse to let anyone put the weight of the world on your shoulders. Someone will give you false information in order to make you feel guilty. Don’t be burdened by someone else’s troubles. Focus on getting ahead. 

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do whatever it takes to keep the peace and ensure your relationships with the people in your life who are reliable. Whether it’s a business or personal connection, working toward a common goal will bring you closer together. 


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Explore new avenues, but don’t make an impulsive change that can have a negative influence on your financial situation. It’s important to be diplomatic and carry out your duties responsibly to avoid a lapse in your income. 

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Socialize with the people you find inspiring, which will help you develop your ideas and creative plans. Your patience and understanding will be vital if you want to finish what you start. Doing things with younger or older people is encouraged. 

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Gauge your time and don’t make promises you cannot fulfill. Developing new friendships or reconnecting with people from your past is encouraged. Collaboration will bring about positive changes to the way you do things. Don’t let emotional family problems hold you back. 

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Enjoy a hobby or pastime that will ease your stress and bring you in contact with people who share your common interests, and you will be enlightened by what transpires. Love is in the stars, and romance will improve your life. 

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Handle financial matters responsibly. You stand to make gains if you are willing to accept the inevitable and take advantage of an opportunity that will lead you in a different direction. 

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick to tried-and-true methods and you will avoid going down a path that will be difficult to reverse. Don’t be tempted by what others do or give in to the pressure put on you by your peers. Do what suits you best. 

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Problems will arise if you deal with institutions or someone in an authoritative position. A misunderstanding will result in a conflict that will waste valuable time. Look for a suitable solution that allows you to avoid interference and accomplish your goal. 

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take on a creative project that encourages you to develop new skills or that will push you to a higher professional level. Romance and celebrations are favored and will help to smooth out any problems you face with someone important. 

Birthday Baby: You are practical, relentless and precise. You are imaginative and dexterous.