For Thursday, Oct. 12
Those with birthdays today: You have a lot of get-up-and-go. Others naturally want you to lead or take a key role in whatever is important in their lives. You think in positive terms, whereas others often can be testy or demanding. Learn to focus on your goals and not on people. As far as your relationships, think about what you really want from each bond, then proceed. Reflection, not action, is your best friend. If you are single, emphasize getting to know each potential sweetie better. You might be surprised at the strength of your choices. Avoid impulsiveness. If you are attached, focus together on what you want. Teamwork adds to the quality of your life. CANCER pushes you into the limelight.
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)
**** You come from a place of stability, though you'll probably discover you want to stay close to home. You have energy and direction because of someone's suggestion. Tonight: Anchor in.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
***** You know what you are saying and also understand where you are coming from. Your creativity emerges when following through on what might seem routine. Tonight: Listen and talk.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
**** Curb a tendency to commit before you evaluate. Some sober and serious thinking draws more creativity and dynamic ideas. Creativity grows when you allow others to brainstorm. Tonight: Your treat.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
***** You finally feel as if events and your life are following a better path. Sometimes you feel pushed and prodded to no end. Today, you could put an end to others taking advantage of you. Tonight: All smiles.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
*** Take your time dealing with others. Though it might feel right, your knee-jerk response could trigger a sequence of events. You have a way that draws many to you. Understand what needs to happen. Tonight: Easy does it.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
**** Step to the head of the class. You'll get much more done than you'd expected. You might want to think about someone's strong drive. Let this person help you be more enthusiastic. Tonight: Zoom in on what you want.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
*** Take charge of a professional situation. You might become the authority before you know it. Listen to another's instincts. He or she might give you very valuable feedback. Tonight: In the limelight.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
***** Your insight can now become a reality. Read between the lines. Sometimes what isn't being said could be more important than what someone shares. Open up to possibilities. Tonight: Follow the music.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
**** Work with each individual who comes down your path. How you deal with each person could have a lot to do with the end results. Take the high road if possible. Tonight: Happiest with a pal or two.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
***** Others play a large role in what goes down. You might want to see life from another perspective. Try listening more to what those around you share. Intuitive responses work. Tonight: Let others make the call.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
*** Emphasize what you can do. You could be frustrated with someone trying to teach you another way of thinking. Take a leap of faith. Let this person have his or her way. Tonight: Think positively.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
***** You have creativity and drive on your team. A partner might push you in a key direction. As a result, you could feel overwhelmed if you don't use your brain. Tonight: Start your weekend early.