Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or big decisions from 9 p.m. until 9:50 p.m. Chicago time. After that, the Moon moves from Virgo into Libra.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is an excellent day to make long-range, future plans that will affect your health and your well-being. Likewise, it’s an excellent day to make long-range, future plans that can improve your job, or the tasks that you set for yourself every day.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today you might just want to be alone with your thoughts and feelings. It’s not that you’re in a bad mood or anything – you simply want some peace and quiet because you don’t feel frivolous. You feel contemplative. (Can you hum “Ohm on the Range”?)

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

You will enjoy cocooning at home today or setting some time aside for yourself to contemplate your personal life, and your relationships to family members. You feel the need for peace and quiet at home. Someone older might have good advice for you.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Your powers of concentration are excellent today because your mind is focused and relatively calm. Therefore, use this calm mind to make future plans and ponder what you want for yourself down the road. What are your thoughts?

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Like yesterday, this is an excellent time for you to think about your cash flow and how you generate your income and how you best use your assets, your possessions and your wealth. These practical considerations deserve your thought today.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

For most of today, the Moon continues to be in your sign. It’s a New Moon in Virgo and it is also lined up with Saturn. This makes this the perfect time to ponder what you want for yourself in life. How do you want your days to unfold?

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

For whatever reason, according to the details of your personal life, your focus on spirituality will increase in the coming months. Quite likely, you can already sense this. How will you choose to contemplate your inner world? Think about this today.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

As they were yesterday, friendships and your relationship to groups will be your focus. However, today, your focus will be more practical, especially in the planning department. Perhaps you will see ways to be more supportive to others? You might also see ways to build on the advice of someone older and more experienced. After all, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Your relationship to people in power i.e. authority figures like bosses, parents, teachers, VIPs and the police are important because these people can affect your life. Today is the perfect day to think about how you can improve these relationships. Successful relationships with authority figures always make your life easier. No-brainer.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Since you will be traveling this year, as well as getting further training or education and learning more about the world, what are your plans? Start to give practical thought to how you can enrich your life by learning more, including seeing more of your world.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

This is an excellent day to make careful, thoughtful plans about how to deal with shared property, inheritances, insurance issues and anything that involves the wealth and resources of others for which you might be responsible. A stitch in time saves nine.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Warm friendships and successful partnerships require planning and practical considerations as well as fun and lighthearted conversation. This is the day to think of the practical aspects of your closest relationships. How can you improve them? What can you do to show your appreciation of others?

If Your Birthday Is Today

Fashion designer Stella McCartney (1971) shares your birthday today. You are intense, straightforward, no-nonsense and capable. You also have excellent powers of concentration. You like to use these abilities to support certain ideas and causes. This year, you will face a major decision. Save your money in the first half of the year and cut down on overhead expenses because this will help you later in the year. Your integrity and patience will be tested.