ARIES (March 21-April 19). You're getting loads done every day, and yet you're not working on the thing you really want to be working on, and it bothers you. There's nothing terrible keeping you stuck, you just haven't made the decision to prioritize this higher. That's what it's going to take. Decide this: What matters to you matters. Period.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). What happens this week will be like a gentle shake meant to lovingly wake you. It may take a second to reorient yourself and realize where you are. That is to say, you're on the same path you've always been on, but you just didn't know its name or where exactly it led. Now you do, and your footing is solid.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Physical confidence isn't everything, but your body doesn't know that. So go on and breathe deep and easy, make those power poses, and move in a way as to get your blood flowing with vitality. With a little more confidence, you'll be able to seize this week's opportunity and run with it.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Can a person learn to be a better conversationalist without having a conversation? No. Reading up on the subject may help, and talking with safe people is the next step. But the only way to really get great at socializing is to get out there and make mistakes you can learn from. Bonus points for having a lot of fun with it!

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'll gain proficiency in an area that is meaningful to you. You'll get in there and solve the problems, repeat successful actions and put everything into a workable sequence. It all happens logically, even the emotional parts. You'll figure out what works to calm yourself and put yourself into the flow, and then you'll do that.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Something you experience this week will resonate in such a way as to release a memory that hasn't come to mind in a very long time. This isn't a random coincidence, rather it's a sign that you're ready to put things together a little differently than you had before, and make sense of things in a new way.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It would be nice if people noticed and responded to who you are, but the truth is, what most people remember about you (or anyone for that matter) is how you make them feel. They respond to how important, happy, playful or attractive they feel around you. Sure, it's selfish. It's also universal. Use it to your advantage.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There are a lot of things that pass for love that aren't love. Duty -- close, but not. Infatuation -- feels like it, but no. Mistaken identity, especially for a projection of the heart -- yes! That one will get you every time. So how do you know when it's love? You give and are fuller for it. Plus, all you want is the other person's joy.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There's no need for worry and no room for blame. It can all be handled by some you-on-you soul searching. Give yourself the attention and the time needed to self-assess, reflect and work out whatever's knotting up your mind and heart. It will really set you on a positive and satisfying trajectory.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Embarrassing things happen to everyone from time to time. It's not your turn, but you may be able to lessen the impact for a loved one whose turn comes up. Just listening is enough, with perhaps a reminder that people don't think of others as much as we worry they do. You'll take pride in being a good friend.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It's not fair for a person to say, "I'm being immature, but that's just me..." and then behave accordingly. Knowing an action is less than ideal and then taking it anyway shows laziness, arrogance or ignorance. Perhaps the person just hasn't figured out how to change yet. You can help, and you might even be paid to do so.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Each approach has its time. What works well this week will involve very little striving. Stick close to what you're already doing, but do it with more self-acceptance and appreciation. Then add just one small improvement -- a micro-goal. You'll be surprised at how much good can come from a teensy adjustment.

THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS: You're singing along with life using your full voice this year. It starts with an exceptional moment in your personal life. Relationships will prove particularly exciting, fortifying and memorable. Then there's fallout from the new skill you cultivate. It won't start as much... just following your curiosity and repeating a series enough times to make it stick. Before you know it, there's a whole community of friends involved, everyone spurring the group on to greater accomplishments.

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Harry has been executive editor of Gazette Newspapers for more than 26 years. He has been in the newspaper business for more than 35 years, with experience on both weekly and metropolitan daily papers in Colorado and California.

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