HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 17, 2013: This year you are strong-willed, and once more you reap the benefits of that quality. You will resist power plays and say “no” to distractions that cause you to lose focus of your greater desires. A theme of unexpected happenings involving friends and loved ones keeps your life exciting. If single, a new bond with someone could be unstable yet enduring. If attached, you and your partner work well together. Libra knows how to get your interest. A baby born today has a sun in Gemini and a moon in Libra.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You’ll defer to others with unusual ease. There is a volatile quality to the people around you, and you might not want to deal with them.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • You will jump through hoops in order to get what you want. Someone might become very stubborn. You could win this power struggle, but is it really worth it?
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You might become snappy or sarcastic with a loved one. A money agreement might be bothering you more than you realize.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • You might feel the emotional temperature rising around you and opt to keep your head down. Whether it will work with a controlling spouse, loved one or boss is hard to tell.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • Everyone loves sharing news with you, as you offer insight that helps them move forward. Realize what is happening behind the scenes with a co-worker.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • Be aware of how much you have to offer, as far as your talent and creativity are concerned. Your assets go way beyond finances.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Sometimes you don’t know how to respond to a friend’s unpredictability. Right now, you can incorporate this person’s energy with ease.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • It seems as if you are withholding some information and loving every moment of it. A partner might attempt to coerce this secret out of you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Fortunately you are goal-oriented, which allows you to stay focused while key friends and loved ones are intent on creating uproar.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Keep conversations moving, especially with higher-ups. Avoid getting stuck on your differences; instead, learn to appreciate your similarities.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • Listen to your sixth sense when dealing with a loved one at a distance. Note that any negativity you feel might come off much stronger than you think.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • You might want to let go and try enjoying yourself. Consider working from home or taking the day off.