Horoscopes: April 18, 2017
Birthdays: America Ferrera, 33; Melissa Joan Hart, 41; Conan O’Brien, 54; Jane Leeves, 56.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Avoid negativity. Make an impression by offering optimism and original plans that will help you work around any pitfalls you encounter.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Weigh the pros and cons of any deal you are faced with and make your decision based on what makes the most sense. Make choices that lean toward quality, not quantity.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Test the waters before you dive in. Know what you are up against and prepare to meet each situation with integrity and the will to win.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): An emotional plea will sway someone to take a closer look at an idea or solution you have to offer. Step back from anyone who is acting impulsive or unpredictable.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional issues can be expected if you let one of your adversaries get to you. Rise above any conflicts you face and offer solutions and you will gather support and offset anyone’s plans to make you look bad.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You can force issues by discussing what you have to offer and how you plan to go about getting things done. A passionate approach will increase your chances of success.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Change can be good, but not if it is made in haste or for the wrong reasons. Think matters through carefully before you jump into something that may be more complicated than you imagined.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be careful how you handle your peers. An emotional incident will raise questions about your integrity if you aren’t careful.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotional situations will lead to unexpected changes to your plans or how you treat someone close to you. Try not to jump to conclusions.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll be at odds when dealing with people who are inconsistent. Don’t take on too much because you don’t have the confidence in someone else.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put time and money into getting ahead personally. Take time to develop a skill or enhance your knowledge.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Rely on old friends to pick you up and help you out. Overreacting or acting on an assumption will be what drags you down.