Your Daily Horoscope for Thursday, April 12

Engage yourself in the process. Win and lose graciously, whatever game you’re playing. But that doesn’t mean you have to go through life hiding your feelings behind stiff language and a poker face. Emotional displays would be okay today. Savour your deepest, tastiest feelings as long as you don’t take it to extremes. Success is more likely when you’re among people who know you’re human. The more they can relate, the more slack they’ll cut you. How often can you give something back to others while taking care of yourself? It’s another win-win for you.

Gemini

May 21-June 21

It all makes so much sense. Except, of course, for the part that doesn’t. But you went to all this trouble to tie a complex logical knot and then top it off with a pretty bow. You might be the only one fooled by this glib self-deception. In the end, it could all unravel on you. Take the advice of concerned friends today. They know something, and you can still learn a thing or two. That might put you in a less secure position, but at least you’ll see exactly where you are. Isn’t that a good thing?

Cancer

June 22-July 22

Be patient today. At the moment, true humanitarians can afford to wait. It’s better to let universal truths roll over you than to take aggressive action. If you’re quiet and calm, you’ll make more sense of your instincts — some of which are sure to be definitely weird, or at least abstract. Still, pay attention to them, and write things down if you need to. It’s very important that you set aside any self-serving plans for the good of the group. You’ll be amazed at how people’s basic goodness and ingenuity can still surprise you.

Leo

July 23-August 22

You’re even more romantic now than usual, and that’s something. Today, you’ll wander around in a haze. Are you confused? Distressed? Or just spaced out? Whatever’s going on inside, here’s hoping you’re feeling positive. A pleasant mood is likely, since now it’s easy to feel that karma is on your side — and who knows? Maybe it is. Just don’t push your luck by acting out against people who get in your way. They’re not harshing your mellow on purpose — they’re just trying to live their lives, too.

Virgo

August 23-September 22

Today just flows, and other people seem like fun instead of just projects in need of attention. Wait — are you actually relaxing and having a good time? Good for you! It’s great to let your hair down, especially with people you love and trust. It might be best to stick with friends and family instead of mixing with strangers, no matter how interesting they seem. You’re grounded by nature, but at the moment, you’re a bit more idealistic than usual, which could make you naive about someone’s intentions.

Libra

September 23-October 22

Get ready for two of your least favourite things — tension and uneasy feelings. A nagging problem will push your buttons. You might try to be sweet and accommodating even though you know a bold approach is the only solution. Try not to waffle too much — you’ll just run out of steam and have to cry uncle. Don’t let this project overwhelm you. Instead, take deep breaths, stay calm, and ask for help if you need it.

Scorpio

October 23 – November 22

Get ready for an interesting ride through the currents of your mind. Thoughts flow fast and slow today– sometimes sedate, sometimes extreme. The best thing to do is follow your moods wherever they lead, and be open to exploring. There’s no need for action — you don’t even need to consider whether certain thoughts are truer or more valuable than others. Simply let the images come. If you write things down, you can make sense of if all later. Like one long meditation, it holds a lot of meaning, if you’re open to it.

Sagittarius

November 23-December 20

Sometimes you feel gullible, especially when you’re the one who’s fooling yourself. Other times you think you’re losing the plot. Would you believe this is all part of a healthy process? Yes, development and growth might take a few strange turns today. So don’t assume you’re losing it when you might actually be on the verge of finding something big and beautiful. And in the near future you’ll be able to look back on this difficult time and understand exactly what was going on.

Capricorn

December 21-January 19

It’s okay to aim high. Your reach won’t exceed your grasp today. And while you might not be able to keep what you snag for much longer than a couple of days, a brush with good luck can still do wonders for your optimism. So, yes, things are heating up in the personal accomplishment zone. Plus, that warm heart of yours will attract the right people into your life. In some ways, a lot of new friends and connections could be even more important.

Aquarius

January 20-February 18

You’re naturally attuned to progress — acting on your principles and working tirelessly to improve the world around you. Recognition for your efforts can be nice, especially if you can share the accolades with your friends and coworkers who work alongside you. But sometimes, like now, stillness is a virtue. It’s perfectly fine to slow down long enough to renew yourself. You’ve been going strong for a while, and you deserve a little break. Your mission can only benefit from you taking a long day to regenerate.

Pisces

February 19-March 20

Forget about either/or, us/them and win/lose. Life’s not like that unless you have a digital brain or believe in a two-party system. By this point you’ve seen and heard enough to know there aren’t just two sides to any story. Uncover more of the truth today. If that means sacrificing a few comfortable myths, take a deep breath and go for it. To feel positive about change, you have to start by understanding the need for change. Sure, it’s work, but isn’t this is the kind of work you like doing? Come on. Admit it.

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