For Monday, July 17
Those with birthdays today: You might experience a lot of tension during this birthday year. You might want to work on different ways of relaxing. You will want to assume more responsibility, but not at the cost of your well-being. Think in terms of gains and growth. You will gain and be OK as long as you keep the big picture in mind. If you are single, a relationship or potential suitor easily could knock on your door. Get ready for a substantial romance. If you are attached, your relationship will warm up considerably if you just stay open and caring. Accept changes. TAURUS makes a great friend.
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)
**** Though you could encounter a big bump or two, for the most part you are on cruise control. Confusion marks your next few moments. You are high energy. Trust your instincts. Tonight: Act as if there is no tomorrow.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
*** Tension could define your day, but the smart action will be to do nothing other than work through stress. Your sense of what is going on could change as you gather more information. Tonight: Nap and then decide.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
**** Friends have some great ideas, but they could cost you a pretty penny if you aren't careful. You might want to rethink your budget, but don't decide to bust it just yet. Tonight: Make it early.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
**** Take charge - you might not have much of a choice. Responsibilities call. Though you could hit a jolt or two, you still come up smelling like a rose. Be positive, and so will others. Tonight: The fun just begins.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
**** You are encouraged to take the high road. You might find that feelings are hurt easily (yes, yours). Be sensitive when dealing with others as well. High energy drives you to find new information. Tonight: Read between the lines.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
**** Work with others directly. You might not be able to help the fact that you want a situation to go in a certain direction. News heads your way later that might open your eyes. Tonight: Rent a movie.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
***** Others certainly seem to be running the show. You could feel as if you cannot change a decision, but as the day progresses, you could see life differently. Options appear left and right. Tonight: Say yes.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
***** Realize that everyone has his or her limits, and you might even more so than you realize. Events could point in that direction. Don't make a problem more difficult than it needs to be. Tonight: Lie back.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
**** You are innovative as you come up with solutions and face changes. You might be surprised by all that you can do if you relax and look for answers. A partner might not always be on the same page as you. Tonight: Play away.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
**** Anchor in and be sure of yourself. Think in terms of what will make you feel the most secure. Someone else cannot make a judgment for you. Be willing to say no. Tonight: Let your imagination make the call.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
***** Say yes to change and new beginnings. Flex with the demands of your daily life. You can and will be much more effective. Work on your listening skills. You might want to say no to an offer. Tonight: Enjoy the moment.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
**** You might want to think in terms of spending less and being more creative and innovative. You might be surprised at what you can cut out of your spending. Tonight: A chat could go till the wee hours.