Horoscope: April 12, 2017

Birthdays: Zayn Malik, 25; Naya Rivera, 31; Oliver Platt, 58; Kirstie Alley, 67.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get organized and move forward with your plans. Learn as you go, but don’t let pride stand between you and your success.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Emotions will surface, making it easier for you to say exactly what you think and what you want to see happen to people who sometimes make it difficult for you to stand up for yourself.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do some fact-finding before you discuss your plans or the changes you are going to put in place. Knowing what you are up against before you make a promise to take part in a challenge will be necessary.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be prepared to voice your opinion if someone tries to force you into something you don’t feel is in your best interest.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Be ready to prove your point. Have your facts ready and prepare for battle. Once you establish your position, it will be much easier to manipulate the situation to suit your needs.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make a point to show interest in someone who looks up to you. How you handle youngsters and peers will determine how much help you receive.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Use past experiences to deal with personal issues. Once you isolate what the problem is, it will be easier to find a workable solution.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Dreams can turn into reality. Let your imagination lead the way and your intense and passionate approach to your goals carry you to the finish line.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll have trouble facing up to facts when it comes to emotional matters and the way someone treats you. Don’t believe everything you hear when it comes to someone who is using emotional manipulation to get his or her way.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look for alternative options when dealing with work-related problems. Working quietly on your own will help you avoid interference.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotions will be difficult to control once you let them out into the open. Think before you say something you might regret.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Speak up about the way you feel. Share your expectations and put together a plan that will help you reach your goals.