ARIES (March 21-April 19). You already have the tools for being perfectly happy in the moment, but those skills have been a bit neglected. You can access great contentment through your senses.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Avoid getting stuck in an unhelpful brain loop that includes a lot of time-jumping. Stop and take note of how you're feeling, what you're sensing right now.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). To meet today's challenge, it will help if you ratchet up your power in the situation. Power plays include keeping calm and determining your own mood.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). When it comes to winning your affection, the people you don't know have an unfair advantage. With the people who are familiar to you, inevitable and real problems crop up.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Not everything has to be assessed. It can be much cooler to have an experience without talking about it. Luckily, the habit of judging can be turned off as easily as the flick of a light switch.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Ideas can appear to be solid like mountains and continents when they are really more like changing weather. Ideas have an effect. But like a cloud crossing the sky, it's an effect that passes.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your feelings are not the enemy. Emotions are messages that connect you to the adventure of being alive. You might feel that you're not in control of your feelings, but you can manage them.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Sometimes the strongest response is nothing at all. You've the option to ignore just about anything you want to today in your quest to focus exclusively on the good.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). If you treat today's social opportunity as if it were the first and only time people are going to get to hear what you have to say, you'll likely deliver the message and overall impression you most want to get across.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Wanting things to be different seems like the start of making them better, but it isn't necessarily so. Acceptance is more powerful than wanting. One recipe for quick change: Accept it; move it along a bit; repeat.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A little surprise will wake you up, invigorate you and stimulate your curiosity. Too much surprise, however, creates anxiety and destabilization.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Empathy and appreciation will go a long way toward helping you get comfortable and learn as much as you can about a new situation.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 9). Regardless of your relationship status, life is made better through happier and more equitable agreements with others. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 30, 14, 28 and 22.