HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 22, 2010: This year, you have spark and get-up-and-go. Once you are committed, you can clear out nearly any project or task. If single, you draw many people, especially through public commitments. If attached, the two of you need to learn new ways of expressing frustration. Learn to be less judgmental with your sweetie. He or she will start extending the same caring to you. Sagittarius will pick up any slack at work.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • • Seek out new ways of thinking and better ideas. For some of you, this search entails finding experts. For others, surfing the Net might work.
TAURUS (April 20-May 21) • • • • A partner or associate gives you his or her opinion, like it or not. A boss also might dominate more than in the recent past.
GEMINI (May 22-June 20) • • • • • Others want your feedback and your attention. You might feel as if they want a lot, considering what is on your plate. Your creativity might flatline as you seek solutions.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • Go through each part of a plan carefully. A partner might seem inspired; a boss appears to be unpredictable. At the moment, your only feasible option is to interact without creating too much flak.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • • Your natural joie de vivre comes out. Your commitment to living inspires many, but none as much as you. Don’t push beyond your natural limits, even if you want to accomplish a lot more.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • Your style of presentation makes a difference, and others respond. You might be wondering about a partner or associate who, at best, has been difficult.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • • Keep conversations flowing, even if you feel as if you want to close down. Your sense of direction emerges in a conversation.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Be aware of the costs of continuing on the present path. You might be overwhelmed by various options, and cannot see each one’s limitations and benefits.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • • Tap into your fiery energy, which might look like impulsiveness to many. Pressure builds at work with a boss or supervisor.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • Give yourself permission not to react to a situation. Someone could be antagonized and lose his or her temper. Detach, and don’t get personally involved.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • Willingly walk into a meeting. Though you might feel briefly discouraged, when others start opening up, sharing ideas and support, you feel encouraged.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • Stay on top of work, and respond to a boss. Your instincts point to the correct direction or the way to phrase an important presentation.
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