Avoid shopping or making important decisions after 5 p.m. Chicago time. The new moon in Libra peaks at 2:31 PM.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
This is an important new moon because it is the only new moon opposite Aries all year. Because Mars is in your sign now for six months (instead of six weeks), you might be a handful to deal with. Use today’s new moon to think how you can improve your closest relationships.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
This is the best day of the year to think how to work smarter and be more organized. What can you do to achieve this? You don’t have to be perfect but you can get better at whatever it is you do. Likewise, how can you improve your health?
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Today’s new moon is an opportunity for you to think how you can improve your relationships with your kids and romantic partners. For your own happiness, give this some thought today. When you get along more easily with others, life is easier!
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
The new moon today is your best chance all year to think about how to improve your family relationships. Also, how you can improve your home and how you feel about where you live. This is very basic and it’s important for a nester like you.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
We are gregarious creatures. We need to be seen and heard, plus we need to see and hear others. It’s a two-way street. Today’s new moon is the perfect day to think about your style of communicating with people on a daily basis. What improvements might you make?
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Today is the best day of the year to assess your assets, your wealth, your earnings and your cash flow. What’s the picture? What do you owe and what you own? Get an accurate picture because this information will empower you.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Today is the only new moon all year in your sign, which is the perfect time for some reflection. For starters, think about the image that you create on your world. Take a realistic look in the mirror. How can you improve your appearance? Likewise, how can you improve your closest relationships?
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
The new moon today is taking place in a hidden part of your chart. You are used to secrets. The sign of Scorpio rules everything that is “hidden” — the subconscious, psychology, medicine and everything related to mortality. Good day to probe your own secrets.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
You are an upbeat, breezy, friendly sign, which is why you can make good use of today’s new moon. This particular new moon offers you a chance to think of how you can improve your friendships and your relationship with a group. Ideas?
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Today the only new moon is an obvious opportunity for you! What can you do to improve your relations with bosses, parents, teachers and authority figures? When you are on smooth terms with these people, life runs more smoothly. Ya think?
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
You want to make the world a better place. Today’s new moon provokes you to think about the major topics affecting the world today. This is serious stuff. What is your role in all this? What is your role in dealing with these challenges?
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
Each new moon offers us a chance for new beginnings. Today’s new moon urges you to look at how you can improve your debt picture and also how you can best handle dealing with shared property and responsibilities. Heady stuff!
If Your Birthday Is Today
Actor, director Tim Robbins (1958) shares your birthday. You are a loyal friend. Although comfortable on your own, you prefer the company of others. It’s your turn for a fun-loving year ahead! You will be more popular and will enjoy warm friendships. You will also be grateful for your life and will appreciate the everyday happiness and beauty around you. You might have to make an important choice. Choose wisely.