ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You can help ease tensions today by simply being civil when encountering those who have made you feel vulnerable of late.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You can prove to someone close to you that you are precisely who you say you are -- and that he or she has no reason to doubt you.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- One or two of the biggest issues you face will come to the fore today and require you to make a decision that shapes many days to come.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You can douse a fire just in time today -- and improve your chances of prevailing when someone tries to limit your potential in some unusual way.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Mysteries abound today, but you're not all that interested, are you? What you want to do is answer one or two very basic, routine questions.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You can avoid almost all selfish activity today -- but during evening hours you're likely to have a very good reason to be self-concerned.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You're eager to avoid anything that smacks of "nostalgia" today -- but, in fact, a look back at a certain past episode will be good for you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You likely made a mistake that many noticed -- but it should be easy to unmake it, and you can count on one or two friends to get things started.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You're ready to do something today that not many others would be daring enough even to try. You'll step quickly out of your comfort zone.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Once you begin thinking through a rather stubborn problem, you'll watch it unfold before you in a way that ensures rapid, lasting progress.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- You may find yourself in just the situation you've been trying to avoid -- but the reason will be made clear and your fears will be eased.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You're likely to face a certain inevitability today that changes the way you see many other things too. A relationship comes into question.