Your stars May 8
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Put your best foot forward, and do your best to fulfill your desires. Take control by putting things into play that help you ease stress and clear the way to personal happiness and success. Romance is on the rise. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take better care of your health. A positive state of mind, coupled with an overall vibrant appearance, will help you overcome situations that create emotional angst. Stop worrying about what others do and focus on your happiness. Choose peace over discord. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Participate instead of sitting on the sideline. Reach out and do your best to make a difference. Show kindness and compassion, and bring out the best in those around you. How you interact with others will determine your success. Romance is favored. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Invest in preparation and doing the best you can. Keep your distance from anyone who doesn't abide by the rules or puts others at risk. Listen to your heart and think big, but live within your means. Balance and integrity matter. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional mayhem will lead to mistakes. Don't make an impromptu decision or take on someone else's dream. Think, strategize and carry out your plans as you see fit. A serious and dedicated approach will gain respect and support. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't stop short of success. Follow through with your plans, regardless of how others react. Your ability to get things done will help you outmaneuver anyone who wants to get in your way or take over. Invest in you, not someone else. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Set your sights on what counts the most to you, and surround yourself with people who make you think and explore concepts and possibilities. Adjust things at home that will cut your overhead and make you feel relaxed in your environment. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Bypass drama and people who want to bring you down. Socialize, and take a creative path that gives you the freedom to grow mentally and explore something that excites you. Change because you want to, not because someone is manipulating you. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You have more going for you than you realize. Don't let insecurity get the best of you. Trust and believe in your skills, experience and the contribution you can make. Live, love and be happy. Romance is in the stars. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stop worrying about what others think, and start taking responsibility for your happiness. Put pressure where it counts, and consider alterations that will make your life comfortable and convenient. Don't give up personal control. Adjust your skills to complement what's trending. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Share your thoughts and feelings with someone close to you, and you'll come up with a plan that will make you both happy. Sharing will give you breathing room to focus on what makes you happy. Don't let an outsider interfere. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep money matters to yourself. Do what you can to help a cause, but don't jeopardize your financial or emotional position. Offer what's feasible. Walk away from temptation and precarious situations that can leave you in a compromising position. 3 stars
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