A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn.

Happy birthday for September 18, 2018:
This year you will want to bolster an associate’s or loved one’s ideas. This person’s concepts seem unusually creative. Your openness helps you rise above certain problems. If you are single, you seem to be transforming. Try to avoid a commitment until you have stabilized. If you are attached, the two of you might witness more tumultuousness and creativity coming forward. You also might be expecting a new addition to the family. CAPRICORN might be a stick in the mud, but he or she offers strong values.

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

ARIES (March 21-April 19)

Be patient with a co-worker who seems distracted. You have been like that too, only you weren’t expecting it from this person. Optimism and an interest in this person’s thoughts help him or her return to the status quo. A conversation becomes possible. Tonight: Out late.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

You note how you like to brainstorm with others. You also gain a sense of what someone who you look up to expects from you. You might evaluate the choices that present themselves. If you’re uncomfortable, consider changing the nature of the bond. Tonight: Very playful.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

Basics count when dealing with others. Today, you need to be grounded as you deal with some new information that heads your way. Others want to hear your reaction. At first, you might be stunned, but you will gain insight about this matter later. Tonight: The party begins.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

Speak your mind, but don’t cause yourself unneeded problems. Your sense of humor will emerge once you digest some new information. You might have a strong reaction at first, but you will land well. Trust that what is happening is OK. You’ll gain a new perspective. Tonight: Hang out.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

Buckle down to get as much done as possible. You could experience an unexpected shake-up, but you will find these surprises less difficult in the near future. You even might be amused. A sense of strength and confidence carries you through the day. Tonight: Happily nestle in.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Refuse to get cornered by someone who often acts in an explosive manner and has reactive thoughts. Listen to this person’s ideas, but don’t feel as if you have to go along with them. Try to avoid a disagreement if possible. Communication might be intense. Tonight: Be a little naughty.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Your enthusiasm comes forth and allows more to happen. You might notice that you have no tolerance for any kind of emotional drama right now. Be clear with others about your terms in order to relate more effectively. Tonight: Be with a favorite person at a favorite place.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You might overwhelm someone if you explain too much or share something that would cause an uproar. You find that the unpredictable surrounds your home life. The only stability you have in this area is its perpetual instability. Tonight: Stay centered, no matter what happens.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You are proactive in getting in touch with a close relative. You might be startled by this person’s mood and not able to reveal what is on your mind. You could benefit from fine-tuning your communication to make your message clearer. Tonight: Listen to your instincts.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You are full of energy. Curb a desire to overspend. You experience a surge of creativity that makes you feel driven. You need to process a problem, but might be held back in some way. Be aware of a new friend’s actions, as you could be thrown a curveball. Tonight: With friends.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

One-on-one relating could take a new twist. You suddenly might find yourself in an argument. Few people understand the real meaning of your words. Allow a loved one to discuss his or her feelings. You’ll find this discussion to be unusually powerful. Tonight: A quiet dinner.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

You might want to evaluate whether it is time to take on a goal that you keep putting on the backburner. Understand what is needed to oil the cogs. Tame your temper before it becomes explosive. Choose when to discuss your disappointment. Tonight: Catch up on a friend’s news.

Born today: Actress Greta Garbo (1905), actor Robert Blake (1933), actor James Marsden (1973)

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Mariana Rivas is a junior journalism major at TCU. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, she grew up in Houston, Texas. You can usually find her drinking coffee, hanging out with friends or writing about anything she is passionate about!