Horoscope: April 19, 2017

Birthdays: Hayden Christensen, 36; Kate Hudson, 38; James Franco, 39; Ashley Judd, 49.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Good fortune will be the result of hard work and showing the determination to reach your goals. Don’t let what others do influence you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Proceed with caution when dealing with professional matters or situations that could affect your reputation. It’s best to listen carefully and play it safe when dealing with people who tend to be unpredictable.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put more thought behind your actions. It’s in your best interest to consider how your decisions will influence others.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Money and emotions will lead to mistakes. Don’t let anyone guilt you into paying for something that you don’t want or aren’t responsible for.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stay cool when faced with opposition. Take responsibility for your actions and follow through with your plans. Your strength, courage and determination will make a difference when dealing with others.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Good fortune is within your reach. Don’t let the demands of others hold you back. Take care of your responsibilities quickly and get back on track.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotions will be difficult to tame. Take your time and don’t let anyone push you into something you aren’t ready to face.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep a tight rein on emotional situations. Protect your reputation by offering honest answers that will not jeopardize your position.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll have to be realistic if you want to avoid discord. Don’t pick a fight or lead someone on when you should be looking inward.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Trouble could occur if you disagree with a friend, relative or neighbor. Look for a diplomatic way to solve your differences to avoid being shunned.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your emotional drive and passion will see you through, even if you are physically depleted. The changes you bring about will be well worth your time and effort.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Visit someone who grounds you or helps you see the bright side of whatever situation you face. An opportunity to travel or learn something new will influence a decision you need to make.