ARIES (March 21-April 19). No one is the same in every situation. The situation changes and so will each person's role. The key is understanding the situation.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Everyone craves moments of solitude, although some need it more than others. You've a talent for knowing how much space to give people.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Instant and radical changes are possible, but they seldom stick. You'll have complete, if gradual, success with a plan that includes incremental change.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You could tell a million stories if you wanted to, but you've too much respect for the beauty and stillness around you to spoil the pockets of pure tranquility you'll encounter today.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You've a talent for quickly getting to the essence of a problem, and today's challenge will be technological in nature. On a side note, music will be an important part of your day and mood.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your character is not represented in a single act. Rather, it's the average of many behaviors over time. You'll work on being the person you want to be.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You may think a person is not responding to you, but no reaction is the response. Take this into consideration, and choose your next move carefully.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Social experts suggest that each person has 40 seconds to speak before running the risk of dominating the exchange. Your gracious awareness of whom gets airtime will make you popular.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Even though you are quite satisfied with many aspects of your life, you still think it would be better if you were more conscientious. You'll deliver on this today, spreading goodwill.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Persistence will win out once again. But be persistent in making the effort, not in the way you make it.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The people in your life will help to reduce your stress, not cause more of it. And they would say the same of you.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Some people don't know what they have until they've sampled a lot of the world. You're different. You don't need the comparison to know that what you have is rare.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Jan. 7). Your determination ramps up over the next six weeks as a casual desire becomes an absolute must for your life. Your prize is coming. Keep working. Friendship and love get your attention in March. Your planning will allow for a spectacular summer trip. Aries and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 28, 18, 4, 20 and 7.