Horoscopes for Dec. 16, 2016

Birthdays: Hallee Hirsh, 29; Benjamin Bratt, 53; Sam Robards, 55; Billy Gibbons, 67.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Taking better care of your emotional and physical well-being is encouraged. Participate in community events.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Emotional encounters will not be in your best interest. If you feel the least bit uncertain, back away and wait until you have clarification.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A well-rounded view will encourage you to make wise choices. Look at what’s trending and how you can update your look without going over budget.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your personal information private even if you feel compelled to share with someone who is trying to find out more about you. Work out all the kinks before you present what you have to offer.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotions will flare up, leaving you in an awkward position. Sum up what’s transpired and consider what you really want.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Someone you work with will make you look bad if you don’t speak up on your own behalf. Don’t leave anything to chance and protect your assets, possessions and your health.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t expect to get the go-ahead from someone who is indecisive. You are best to set everything up beforehand and present what you have only when you know it is fail-proof.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A day trip, checking out vacation spots or gathering information will encourage you to take on a new endeavor. Monitor any changes you make carefully.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take each situation and analyze what’s at stake. What you discover could spark a groundbreaking idea that will encourage you to take on more responsibility.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t tell someone else’s secrets. Indulging in something that isn’t any of your business will be costly. Keep your distance and stay focused on what’s important to you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll have an interesting point of view when it comes to business plans or work schedules. Share your thoughts, but don’t exaggerate or you will be expected to live up to the promises you made.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Pay more attention to the way you present who you are and what you represent. Keeping current will help you set the pace instead of trying to keep up with others.