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Horoscope, Wednesday, February 6, 2013

By From page A10 | February 06, 2013

Highly Suggestible Pisces Aspects

Has the sound of your own grumbling stomach ever been answered by the grumbling stomach of the person next to you? That’s because human hunger is a contagious phenomenon. Whatever you are hungry for as Mercury, Mars and Neptune pull together in Pisces, your appetites will influence those around you.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). How can you defuse these strong feelings you are still carrying? The same way you defuse other strong essences: Open the container and leave them exposed to the open air for a while.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You know people who need to know each other. It will be convenient for you to make the connection now, thus altering the destiny of all parties involved, including you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’re more sensitive today — and not just regarding your own feelings, but also the feelings of others. You may be the only one who recognizes another person’s pain, which makes you responsible for helping.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You love the creature comforts of home, and you’re as territorial as any other animal on the planet. So you understand when others need to spend time in their own space, and you don’t take silence personally.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Open up to your higher mind. You have nothing to fear. Your intuition springs from a loving place in your being and will guide you with the good judgment of an amazing parent or a wise teacher. It will not frighten you.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are being gently prodded toward a sunnier mood. The attitude adjustment is up to you. Should you choose to make it, you will see and seize an opportunity that was previously obscured by clouds.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your soul and your ego are of different opinions as to what your next move should be. Can you blame them for being so far apart on the matter? Each has a completely different agenda.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). If those you influence are as graceful and humble as you these days, you’ll not only get along swimmingly, but you’ll also form an alliance that does some real good in the world.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Unlike boring people, when you get the nonverbal cues that another party is not interested in your talk, you change your subject or approach. It’s what makes you a fun and exciting communicator.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). It is futile to search for mythical lands or quest for articles of magic and power when all that’s necessary to create a new world is already around you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Were you taught to shake your shoes out before you put them on, lest an insect has decided to make it his temporary home? Following this and other random but pertinent safety tips will make today more pleasant.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Good karma swings back now. You could finally get the cooperation and partnership you’ve needed to launch a project you’re sure will be an uplifting experience for all involved.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Feb. 6). It’s your year to change your karma in one area of your life that’s been challenging for you. You’ll make money by acting on your hunches this month. March introduces auspicious new friends and mentors. April brings willpower, and it will be relatively easy for you to trade a bad habit for a good one. Travel in August. Capricorn and Pisces people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 14, 7, 4, 24 and 38.

STRANGE SUPERSTIONS: A survey of reader superstitions highlighted some unusual ones! Read on:

“If I hear the same words or phrase three times in one day, I’ll immediately act on the phrase regardless of what it is. Many times it’s a no-brainer, but sometimes I have to do an Internet search before I figure out what to do. Words I’ve acted on: feather duster, truck stop, macaroni, opt out, and give it a rest.” — Gemini

“When my computer freezes, glitches or doesn’t respond in the way it’s supposed to, I never, ever go back to the original function that happened right before the glitch. If it’s a spreadsheet, I rearrange it. If it’s a paper I’m writing, I change some of the words. If it’s an email, I rewrite the whole thing or don’t send it at all.” — Sagittarius

“I’ll change my walking route depending on the looks on the faces of people I encounter. If I see more than one person frowning or giving off a bad vibe of any kind, I’ll move to the other side of the street, zigzag to another block or change direction entirely. Of course, I don’t avoid people who need help or are sad. That’s different. Then I give a smile or offer a hand.” — Aquarius

CELEBRITY PROFILES: The golden rule of entertainment is: “The show must go on.” Rip Torn takes the adage quite literally, noting that he has worked “with broken legs, arms, ankles…” and even passed a kidney stone on one opening night. His moon and Mercury in Pisces suggests that this Aquarian show business veteran still thrills to the feeling of dissolving himself into a character for the theatrical effect.

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