Horoscope: May 8, 2017

Birthdays: Stephen Amell, 36; Enrique Iglesias, 42; Melissa Gilbert, 53; David Keith, 63.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Being too accommodating will cause you to fall short when taking care of your responsibilities. Finish what’s expected of you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Monitor your spending and refuse to get involved in situations that are unpredictable. Make choices that work for you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look over the fine print. Don’t feel you have to make a snap decision because someone is putting emotional pressure on you.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take it easy. Don’t get flustered over things you cannot change. Make a point to align yourself with people who make you feel comfortable.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): View change as an opportunity to try and do things differently. Alterations made at home or at work may seem daunting at first.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Learn through observation and by listening to people who have expertise in something you want to master. Getting involved in the process of recognizing what you want will lead to success.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll be anxious to bring about the changes that will help to stabilize your personal life. A discussion with someone who makes you feel secure will put your mind at ease.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make subtle personal changes. The more secretive you are about what you think and do, the easier it will be to reach your goals.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): What you are willing to do for others will lead to experience and information that will improve your life. Don’t let a disgruntled friend or relative make you feel guilty for following your heart.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do your homework. Delays due to last-minute changes will cause frustration. Stay on top of any deals you want to close.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let unfinished business slow you down. Take care of your responsibilities quickly and greater opportunities will head your way.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look at the facts before you make a decision that could have consequences. Don’t let anyone bully you into something that will compromise your position or your ability to get ahead.