Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013: This year your words carry a lot of weight. You don’t need to fight for an audience; others make it their pleasure to listen to your ideas. Your resourcefulness impresses them. Give 150 percent to whatever you choose to focus on. The results might not be any different, but you will feel better. If you are single, you don’t need to go far -- your magnetic personality attracts many potential suitors. If you are attached, your interactions are full of intensity and understanding. You will enjoy your time together more, especially as you learn new ways of expressing yourself. You are never shy with ARIES.

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

ARIES (March 20-April 19)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★: What you want done can be accomplished easily right now. Your perspective transforms as well. Focus on your long-term objectives. A meeting provides direction quickly and effectively. Touch base with a close friend or family member.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

★ ★ ★: You might be moping around, overthinking a certain situation. You certainly are not in a gregarious mood right now. Take off and do something just for you. Often, you give too much of yourself. It’s OK to be a little me-oriented sometimes.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★: A meeting points you in a certain direction. Follow through on what seems like the obvious choice. You can’t sit back and do nothing. Friends and loved ones surround you. Valentine’s Day seems to put a smile on many faces.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

★ ★ ★: You have a lot of responsibility that’s been tossed on you. Take your time, and check out the details when executing plans. Focus on your long-term goals. Others might take advantage of the moment and your caring spirit.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★: A little mystery goes a long way, and it has the potential to increase the level of excitement between you and someone else. Unexpected news comes in from a distance. Read between the lines when dealing with this person.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

★ ★ ★ ★: Dealing with one special person occupies your day. Fortunately, he or she is in a good mood, which makes it easier to relate on a one-on-one level. A friendly gesture in the morning could warm up the office atmosphere.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

★ ★ ★ ★: A key person is controlling. Your creativity gives you an idea that breaks through his or her power play. You need to be careful, as this individual could feel very vulnerable as a result. You are likely to see a new side of an old friend.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

★ ★ ★: Listen to a friend’s creative idea for Valentine’s Day plans. Make the most of the moment. Someone who wants to be your Valentine lets you know his or her feelings. Be sensitive yet open. Your fiery side will emerge if you feel cornered.SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 21)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★: Reach out to others in a discussion; they will be pleased to share their ideas and collaborate with you. Return calls. Much might be happening that you’d prefer not to talk about. Your words have impact, so remain sensitive to others’ thoughts.CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

★ ★ ★: Let ideas circulate about a personal choice you’ve made. Honor a suggestion from your inner circle. You know what works for you; don’t assume that it works for others. Listen carefully, and juggle the pros and cons of what is being offered.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★: Your unique style often seems irresistible to others. Your smile and attitude tells them that you believe you are on the winning team. Speak your mind, and share more of what you think. Situations emerge that allow greater give-and-take.

PISCES (Feb.19-March 20)

★ ★ ★: You clearly have gone through a change, and you might be digesting the ramifications of this transformation. Your instincts are working overtime. Focus on what feels right and what offers the most opportunities.