For Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, those with birthdays today: Direct your energy in a positive manner, despite professional and personal challenges. You could feel squeezed by circumstances at work. Use your assets to further your goals. You're unusually appealing to others this year. If you are single, focus on what you want, especially after March 1. You find romance to be intense and special. Could this be the one? If you are attached, don't try to confront your partner, though often you might want to toss your hands up in the air.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
Aries (March 21-April 19)
- *** Avoid pressure and stay away from a confrontation if possible. You don't need the aggravation, and it won't get you anywhere. Tonight: Swap war stories with your friends.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
- ** Expenses go way overboard. You cannot be surprised at someone's reaction or flack. You can't change what is happening. Tonight: Your treat.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
- *** Your sense of what is going on with an associate or partner could be way off. Stay secure, making inroads with a boss or supervisor. You might want more acknowledgment from others. Tonight: Make yourself happy.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
- * Step back from others, especially at work. You might need to rearrange your work in order to make your day more productive. Don't balk at the inevitable, and work within an established pattern or framework. Tonight: Early to bed.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
- *** Others seem to be on the warpath. You might want to seek out a spot where you can observe but not be found. You could see someone reveal his or her worst side. Tonight: Hang with a trusted friend.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
- *** Your vision of what might work could be sorely tested by someone. Rather than toss your hands in the air in frustration, assume the middle road. Tonight: Clear out some paperwork.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
- *** The best intentions run amok right now. Know that someone is bound and determined to rebel against your ideas or thoughts. Be level and easy with this person. Tonight: Relax to a good movie.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
- *** Your sense of humor comes through with a loved one or a dear friend. At the present time, eye your assets with care, but realize that your personality and talents are also assets. Tonight: Go along with someone's ideas.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
- ** You could be the source of your own problems. Don't be surprised by others' reactions right now. Take another look. Tonight: Do more listening and less talking.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
- ** You could be having an adverse reaction to what is going on. Stop and think through a decision. If you can put it off until you feel more prepared, all the better. Tonight: Put up your feet and relax.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
- *** A power struggle emerges in a meeting. You might opt to pull back and not get involved. Any suggestion you make will be "wrong." Tonight: Smile away.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
- ** Laugh and make it easy for someone to back off of his or her position. You don't need to inform this person that his or her ideas are preposterous. Tonight: Buy a special item on the way home.