Horoscope, Friday, September 6, 2013

By From page A12 | September 06, 2013

Moon Changes Suit

Getting your act together is the theme of the Virgo moon, and she’s a supportive cheerleader for your cause while gracing this helpful, healthful part of the sky. Then she glides into Libra, and the day becomes less centered on “I” and more to do with “you.” Those who think of others first will have the most success in the latter part of the day.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Knowing what someone wants will give you a degree of power, especially if you are in a position to offer it. Gather information, and don’t immediately react to it. Play your cards close to the vest.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Telling yourself you can’t have something is the way to wanting it more. Instead, tell yourself you can have whatever you want and believe in your higher instincts. You’ll choose what is healthful.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The way you phrase things and your small utterances will matter greatly. Don’t apologize if you didn’t do anything wrong. That will weaken your position, especially if all you are trying to do is the decent thing.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You will go up against someone who has a great amount of skill (in an area where you have none that you know of) and best this person with your performance. It’s because you have nothing to lose.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You are willing to repeat complex activities over and over because you know that eventually this will create the neurological wiring that allows you to produce the behavior automatically and effortlessly.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Put crazy ideas on the table — they may be the only ideas worth entertaining. It’s the strategies you find silly that just might work the best. At the very least, they will be the most fun to discuss.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). How much mental energy should you invest in a task? If you over-think, you’ll be paralyzed with options, and if you under-think, you’ll take action that will prove ineffective. Somewhere in the middle, you’ll find success.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Feeling afraid to give input or share ideas may be a good sign that you have something valuable and unique to contribute, something that warrants a bit of nervous excitement. Don’t let the butterflies stop you.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). What you’ve been trained to do may not be the best reaction to the problem that is presented today. Before you act, assess the situation carefully, noting what you’ve seen before and what you haven’t.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Trade in an old game that ceased to be fun a long time ago for a fresh endeavor filled with challenges. You might lose, but you’ll have more fun losing at something new than succeeding at something old.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Beware: An effort you make to manage your time and daily activities more efficiently will actually take just about the amount of time and energy that it saves. In this light, maybe you’d rather just take a nap.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). As waiters worldwide know, hungry people generally are not happy people. Sometimes they can be downright mean. Today the effects of hunger are exaggerated, so make things easy on yourself: Bring snacks.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 6). This year’s realization: You don’t want more; you want less. Having less deepens your appreciation of what you have. The time you once spent organizing and maintaining things will be channeled into enjoyable and relaxing ventures. You’ll profit from a sale this month. Your talents lead to new relationships in November. Pisces and Gemini people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 39, 2, 18 and 5.

WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: You may feel like you’ve been put in an awkward position, but the way out of it is simple: Just tell the truth. TAURUS: After this weekend, you’ll have a new philosophy about love. GEMINI: Your love life will improve after you take a calculated risk. CANCER: Instead of making excuses for why you should get together with someone, just confess your affection. LEO: Half-hearted intensity won’t work. Commit to the date, action or relationship fully or not at all. VIRGO: Your love is like sunshine, and people will warm up when you focus on them. LIBRA: Offset all the time you’ve spent working alone by playing with others during as much of your leisure time as possible. SCORPIO: Don’t do anything that will cloud your judgment. Bring your A-game. SAGITTARIUS: Luckily, the thing you do to please yourself will make a partner happy, too. CAPRICORN: Nicknames are a form of affection, so think of a sweet one for the person you like. AQUARIUS: Beware of potential partners who need to have the upper hand at all times — this will get old fast. PISCES: You sometimes tense up around people you really like, but spend more time with them, and you’ll get used to them.

COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Libra and Virgo are neighbors of the zodiac who borrow often from each other, avoiding the inconvenience of having to do everything independently. Both of these signs play well with others. Libra is naturally inclined toward social graces, and Virgo comes by them through the deliberate development of courteous habits. With the sun in Virgo and the moon in Libra, the affection heats up between them.

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