Moon Alert

Until 1 p.m. Chicago time, avoid shopping or making big decisions. After that, the Moon moves from Capricorn into Aquarius.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today the Sun moves into the sign of Libra, which is 180 degrees opposite your sign. Since the Sun is as far away from you as it gets all year, and the Sun is your source of energy, this means in the next four weeks, you will need more sleep. Go to bed.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

In the month ahead, you will have a strong desire to get better organized and improve your life. You’ll be on a real kick! Not only will you want things to run more smoothly both at work and home, you will even focus on your health as well. “I want it all!”

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Lucky you! The month ahead is full of social invitations, flirtations, romantic possibilities, sports events and playful times with children. It’s traditionally considered one of the most fun times of the year for your sign. Smell the coffee!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

In the next four weeks, your focus is on home, family and your personal life. In part, this could be because relatives that you haven’t seen for a while are camped on your doorstep. Stock the fridge so you’re prepared.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You now are entering a four- to five-week window of time where you will be busy with short trips, errands and conversations with others as well as increased reading and writing. The pace of your days will accelerate as you try to accommodate this busy, jam-packed schedule.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

For some reason, in the coming month, your focus is on money and possessions and earnings. You might try to boost your earnings or make some money on the side. You might also choose to maintain, clean and repair something.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today the Sun moves into your sign to stay for four weeks. This happens only once a year. Happy birthday! This is your chance to recharge your batteries for the rest of the year. It also means important people and favourable circumstances will come to you.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Because your birthday is just one month away, this means your personal year is ending. Use the next four weeks to contemplate what you want your new year to be all about. How do you want it to be different from last year? Ideas?

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

The month ahead will be a popular time for you. (Do get out of bed.) Enjoy the company of friends. Join classes, clubs and groups. Schmooze with pals, and share your hopes and dreams for the future with others because their feedback will be helpful to you.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

For the next four weeks, the Sun will be at high noon in your chart. This is the only time all year this occurs. This means people will notice you more than usual and they will admire you because it’s as if the Sun is casting you in a flattering spotlight.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Because a sense of adventure and desire for travel will be strong in the coming month, by all means, travel anywhere if you can! But you can also be a tourist in your own city and seek out adventure and learn more about your surroundings. (It’s more fun than you might think)

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

You’re entering a powerful year where you will feel proud. This month is an excellent time to tie up loose ends with red-tape matters that have been dragging on. Roll up your sleeves, dig in and get rid of them!

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Anthony Mackie (1978) shares your birthday today. You are talented and adventuresome! You often have to struggle to break through something to finally arrive. In the process, you often benefit others as well as yourself. This is a testing year of growth and building. This growth will occur beneath the surface. Do not make major changes yet — wait until next year. Strengthen your financial position by reducing your overhead.