ARIES (March 21-April 19). You're good at hiding things that need to be hidden. Lock it in a heart chamber where it can never escape to your tongue.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Relationships require space just as much as they require intimacy.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). When you're trying to do something new,

establish better habits or change your behavior, setting yourself up for success is key. Planning ahead will help you stay in control.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Your nearness to others changes their brainwaves. This is true for everyone. It is impossible to be among other beings without having an impact. What you do for yourself you do for all.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). People who struggle like crazy to get control of circumstances will often fail. But those who put their best efforts into controlling their own responses to circumstances experience a rise in power.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Should you have the strength to persist or the strength to let go and start over? Life takes courage no matter which choice you make. The right choice will feel worth the effort.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You'd prefer a good situation keep being good forever, but it's nothing to stress over. Things change in their time, not yours. Until then, enjoy. Embrace change.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You've a talent for accurately calculating risk. You'll make a shrewd and profitable move based on the data you gather and analyze over the next three days.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Social geniuses know that while excellent questions are crucial in opening up a conversation; don't ask unless you're ready to listen carefully to the answer.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). In most things, you prefer to share. It's almost never just about you, which is great news: Who needs the pressure and responsibility? There's a larger context to understand.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Feeling that you're not up to the task doesn't make it so. Get a cheerleader and then soak up the encouragement.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Most things require trial and error. Chip away at any dogmatic beliefs you may be holding on to, and ultimately to change the way you think.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 6). A paradox: You have to risk rejection in order to experience belonging. You've the courage to do it often this year, and the resounding message will be: "It's about time you joined us." You'll be generous with the windfall you receive at the end of 2017. In the new year professional gains will build on personal developments. Libra and Pisces adore you. Lucky numbers: 8, 5, 20, 44, 18.