Updated: May 2, 2013 7:14PM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: After 12:15 p.m. today, avoid shopping or making important decisions for the rest of the day. The Moon is in Aquarius.
◆Aries (March 21-April 19): This is a lovely day to schmooze. Accept all invitations. Enjoy the company of others. You’ll love group activities — sports, gym classes, conferences and general get-togethers. People are friendly and flirtatious and ready to have fun.
◆Taurus (April 20-May 20): You can make an excellent impression on people in authority today. In fact, the impression you make is so favorable, a flirtation with a boss or VIP could begin. Others will be asked to give their creative input on something because people want their advice.
◆Gemini (May 21-June 20): Travel for pleasure will please you today. You’ll get a kick out of exploring new ideas, meeting new faces and seeing new places. Casual flirtations with someone from another culture might turn your crank. Look for opportunities in publishing and the media.
◆Cancer (June 21-July 22): You can benefit from the wealth and resources of others today because gifts and goodies could come your way. Perhaps someone will do a favor for you or let you use something they own. (“Take the Porsche. The keys to the cabin are on top of the fridge.”) You wish.
◆Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Great day to schmooze, especially with friends and partners. People want to be with people they love today because they’re in the mood to please others. You might also feel self-indulgent and want to enjoy yourself.
◆Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Relations with co-workers are excellent today, which is why this is a good day to ask for co-operation from others. You’ll enjoy doing anything to make your workspace look more attractive. Or you might want to improve the appearance of a product.
◆Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): This is a great day to party, schmooze, enjoy sports events, see the theater, grab a movie and enjoy fun times with children. You’re up for a good time and others feel the same way. Kick up your heels and have some fun!
◆Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): What a great day to entertain at home! Invite family and friends over because everyone will have a great time. People have the energy to socialize and the inclination to be friendly and affectionate. People want to relax and have fun this evening.
◆Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): This can be a highly creative day for writers, teachers and actors because you feel unusually articulate and full of ideas. Your mind is creative and inventive. You’ll enjoy games, conversations, short trips and talking to anyone. (Tell someone you care.)
◆Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): In one way, this could be a good day for business and commerce; yet, if you check with the Moon Alert above, you see it’s a poor day to actually spend money or agree to anything important. Trust your creative thought process. Write down your ideas.
◆Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Things can pretty much go your way so do get out of bed. It’s a great day to hang out with friends, especially at home. People are light and cheerful and you find it easy to tell others how much you care for them. It’s an excellent day for love and friendship.
◆Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): You’re in a Mother Teresa mood today, which is why you will be willing to go the extra nine yards for someone else, especially if they need your help. For starters, everyone is in a good mood today, and once you show your caring, giving attitude, people will really open to you.
If APRIL 5 is Your Birthday: Word lover/speaker/author Anu Garg (1967) shares your birthday today. You’re hard-working. Although you can appear self-effacing and modest, you have star quality. Many of you are long-lived. You also like to appear well pulled together, and you don’t like to be backed into a corner. In the year ahead, something you’ve been involved with for about nine years might end or diminish to make room for something new. Be open to this.