Horoscopes for Dec. 19, 2016

Birthdays: Marla Sokoloff, 36; Jake Gyllenhaal, 36; Alyssa Milano, 44; Tyson Beckford, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Live a little. Attend functions that will get you in the spirit of the season. Plan a trip or visit relatives. Explore new opportunities.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Reconnect with people you have worked with in the past and plant the seed for future projects that interest you and will keep you engaged.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t overload your plate. Scheduling too many functions, activities or plans will weigh you down emotionally and cause unnecessary anxiety.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Sit tight. Don’t feel the need to go overboard or take on too much. Focus on being unique and following your instincts and you will not go wrong.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll have plenty of good ideas, but that doesn’t mean you should overspend to impress someone. Pay more attention to home improvements.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Stay focused on what needs to be done in order to take care of unfinished business. Your words will hold credence and help you get things done.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Think outside the box when you are looking for that special something for someone you love. You can change the nature of your relationship with the people you care about.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Splitting your time between work and home will be exhausting. Take a moment to relax and you’ll come up with a unique idea.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of unfinished business. Stay on budget and refuse to let anyone talk you into debts you cannot manage.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Simplicity, stability and sticking to your game plan will help you avoid a financial setback. Travel plans will cause delays.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Personal changes will give you the confidence you need to face old friends. Update your style to a trendy new look. Financial gains or gifts you receive will change your life.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Emotional situations will lead to uncertainty at a time of year when you should be trying to tie up loose ends and head into new beginnings with a clean slate. intuitive, caring and goal-oriented.