Horoscopes: Thursday, February 22, 2018

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You simply can't learn everything you need to know from a single point of reference, so you'll move around and investigate the story from many different angles.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The phrase of the day is, "That's not how I remember it!" Even while uttering this, the memories will rearrange themselves, having gained greater context in light of current events.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You'll be presented with ideas that are such a bad fit for you it's almost comical - but don't laugh. Listen. The perspective you'll gain will be invaluable.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). In seeking partnership, pay keen attention to how you feel around other people. The best partner will make you feel lively and motivated.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You can avoid future awkwardness by playing against the tendency to make endings so definitive. Keep it open. Try, "see you around," instead of "goodbye."

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Life is your art form. The artist's journey includes playing around with new materials to keep things fresh. You'll find something that is "so you," but only if you step out of your comfort zone.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Opportunity isn't something to wait for - it's something to make. The ingredients are simple: communication in numbers. Make the pitch, and then get it to as many people as possible.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). A crowd can't love you like an individual can, and an individual can't love you like a crowd can. You need both kinds of love in your life. They fulfill different needs in your psyche.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You don't have to be prepared for everything, only the next thing. Overpreparing is like overpacking - heavy, hard to move, and harder to organize. Love where you're at.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You're not lacking in faith, but you should be a little careful about where you put it today. Don't put your faith in one plan, institution or person unless that person is you or someone you love dearly.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). What conspires between you and the competition will not dissuade you, but will instead strengthen your convictions and your fearlessness. You may change your approach, but you'll continue the journey.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Embrace your constraints; they make you more creative. Also, you may suspect that you don't have all the information - good! There's a Forrest Gump kind of luck born of blissful, optimistic ignorance.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Feb. 22). Most positive-minded people can find the opportunity in a bad situation. But you will do something much more rare this year: You'll turn an already good situation into an optimal showcase for your unique work. You will touch and inspire people. Your strength springs from family; your best ideas spring from what and whom you love. Gemini and Leo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 12, 9, 38, 2 and 17.