Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You could be out of sorts unless you make a concentrated effort to be congenial. Use your natural warmth and caring to overcome this tendency. Put off decisions until the overall mood lightens.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Remain alert for opportunities and rewards stemming from your own initiative. Spending should be put on hold, however, as judgment could be fuzzy. Careful attention to details can help you sidestep any problems.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Early morning enthusiasms may peter out by late afternoon. Use your typical Virgo caution to watch your words -- others may misinterpret them or take offense. People may not always believe what you say, but they will believe what you do.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Social matters have a flirtatious edge, but the challenge to compete may tempt you to spend more than you should. Burn off excess energy with sports or physical exercise.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Playfulness can brighten face-to-face meetings, and the spice of healthy competition may be invigorating. Don't follow any come-hither glances today. A little warmth goes a long way.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

It is easy to be sidetracked by social gatherings. Keep your focus and fulfill obligations to maintain momentum toward your long-range plans. Watch out that you don't overdo -- it probably won't be worth it now.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Work on soothing your own fears or worries so you won't be a wet blanket. Accuracy and following the rules will keep you on the straight and narrow. Be patient if you are required to temporarily agree with disagreeable ideas.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Informative discussions may provide the seeds of fresh ideas, but there is a lack of fertile ground for planting now. Don't let temporary and unrealistic dissatisfaction with your appearance make you feel awkward. Spending may prove disappointing.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Too much chatter can spoil the peace and tranquility of a key relationship. Trust in your feelings and listen to the heart, not the words. A stern and austere mood prevails. Make sure to sidestep trouble.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Others find your aggressiveness charming, but those who toy with your affections today may turn out to be less than sincere in a clinch. Make others put serious intentions on the dotted line.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You might be a real hot tamale where the opposite sex is concerned. But keeping up with the competition can be costly, so remember to stay within your budget.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Flashes of genius should not be acted upon. Mental restlessness may send you chasing rainbows now that are better chased later. Keep your opinions to yourself and rely on family or trusted companions rather than strangers.

IF JULY 18 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You should let go and have fun! Recent inspirations and opportunities can be the springboard to success. Don't let a temporary dip in your confidence or concerns about responsibilities impede birthday celebrations. Maintain an assertive attitude and banish gloom by enjoying physical activities. Challenge others to games and test their prowess on the playing field. Remember that people in motion can't stew in their own juices.

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