Horoscope | December 18, 2017

Birthdays: Marla Sokoloff, 37; Jake Gyllenhaal, 37; Alyssa Milano, 45; Tyson Beckford, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Channel your energy into helping others and ensuring that you use your skills, knowledge and experience wisely. Take your time and learn as you move forward.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Open up a heartfelt conversation with someone you love. Explain your thoughts and share your ideas.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Let your conscience be your guide. Do the right thing and you will be praised for both your courage and resilience.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make relationships a priority. Do whatever it takes to please someone you love.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t let the last-minute changes others make interfere with your plans. Follow through and don’t hesitate to take advantage of any opening that you can turn into an opportunity.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Getting out of the house or visiting people who will add to your enthusiasm and lift your spirits should be your choice. Engaging in social events with old friends or doing something with children in the family will brighten your day.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let what someone else is doing affect your mood. If you can’t help, opt to get out of the way.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Making plans with friends and relatives will give you something to look forward to. A short trip will ensure that you get everything done on time.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Look for a new way to use old tools, skills and methods. An industrious attitude will help position you for the future.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Emotions will be close to the surface. Share your thoughts, but don’t put yourself in a compromising position.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be secretive about your whereabouts as well as your thoughts and feelings. You have to be positive about what you want and the plans you are going to put into play before you reach out and share with others.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take care of any financial, legal or contractual updates that have to be done before the year comes to a close. It’s important not to let what others do fluster you.