Birthdays: Michelle Monaghan, 42; Keri Russell, 42; Catherine Keener, 59; Chaka Khan, 65.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look at the people around you and consider who is on your side and who isn’t. Express only what you want to share.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t be tempted to fudge the truth when dealing with a smooth operator. Regarding money, donations or joint ventures, you are best to remain reserved and progress with caution.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The lesson of give-and-take will give you a chance to get things done. Whether you are offering to help or asking for it, as long as your dialogue is truthful, you will have nothing to worry about.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): There will be changes going on behind your back. Try to stay in the loop if you don’t want to be broadsided by someone trying to get the better of you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your involvement in protests, fundraisers or anything that will help to bring about positive change will put you in key positions. Don’t offer ultimatums; offer alternatives and be willing to listen to suggestions.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t worry about the changes going on around you. Do what’s expected of you and go about your business.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotions can come between you and something you want. Don’t lose sight of your goal because someone is trying to antagonize you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Negotiate on your own behalf. Refuse to let anyone bully you into something that you don’t feel is fair or that will compromise your goals or your current position.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of business before you relax with friends or family. Keeping your work and your personal life separate will be in your best interest.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Socializing can be fun, but avoid indulgence. Don’t venture too far from home or share personal information or passwords.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take the initiative to make home improvements or plan to host a family gathering. Bringing everyone together will give you a chance to catch up.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Insight is a wonderful thing when it works for you, but acting without knowledge will lead to frustration and backtracking. Do your research before you step into a situation that is clouded with controversy.