HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014: This year you reveal your true inner light. Others come toward you, which allows for many more choices. You also will feel more secure. A newfound confidence affects nearly all facets of your existence. If single, do not be surprised if someone strolls into your life in the next 12 months. If attached, as a couple you become much closer. You value your time together more and more. Your domestic life will liven up, as excitement seems to head your way. Leo has a way of encouraging you to open up. A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Cancer if born before 5:06 a.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Leo.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • Nearly everyone you meet today will be in a great mood. The one exception might be an important partner who seems to get easily aggravated.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • You might be inordinately tense right now. It would be wise to go out and get some exercise or choose some other type of stressbuster.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You speak your mind, and others seem to get the authenticity of your words. You could feel a bit awkward dealing with someone of importance.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • Your possessive side emerges, which could leave you feeling extremely vulnerable. If possible, detach as quickly as you can.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • • An effort to communicate on a more cordial basis with a loved one will be well-received. An unexpected call could result in a lot of talk and excitement.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • Stop pushing so hard. Be aware of your limits, and consider taking a few days off. Take another look at what might be weighing you down.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • You can’t help but go for what you want. Someone’s path could be confusing, so you will opt to become more independent.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • Use your intuition to see how far you can push someone. The person you are dealing with could be unusually difficult or complex.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • You’ll have an opportunity to learn a lot more about a situation. Explore your options. Tap into information that seems to have considerable validity.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • A partner’s responses will remind you to spend more one-on-one time with this person. A financial matter could demand quick thinking.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Others will come forward with surprising requests. A blast from the past might call you out of the blue.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • Dedicate your time and attention to completing a project and getting past a problem. Your sense of humor will emerge with a partner who might be on the warpath.