Horoscope: April 8, 2021


By Tamia Banks

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 8, 2021:
Daring, enterprising and generous, your desire for intellectual stimulation will be fulfilled. This year, you travel more for business and pleasure, satisfying restless urges. Your job or volunteer activities could go through changes, which will make you reassess your goals. Friends can give you helpful advice, but make your own decisions. If single, dating sites give you confidence. If attached, spontaneous getaways are a must. LEO makes you feel optimistic.

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)


Part of you wants to curl up and retreat into dreamland. Take your time getting ready to face the day. Surprising communication lifts you up. You’ll feel like yourself in no time at all. Tonight: Look for something you misplaced.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)


Join an online group that addresses a secret passion. Drum up confidence to join in the conversation. A frustrating moment may cause you to vent. Find a friend who can calm you down. Tonight: Tea party with aromatic blends.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)


Starting a side business could cross your mind. Throw around ideas with an experienced friend. Offering consulting services might be a good place to start. Let people know what you are good at doing. Tonight: Reminisce with an old classmate.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)


Prepare for a serious talk. Confrontation is not your cup of tea, so be friendly and tactful. Remember to cancel magazine subscriptions before your free trial ends. Travel plans may fall into place. Tonight: Satisfy your sweet tooth, but don’t overdo it.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)


Be discriminating when visiting websites or reading blogs about financial planning. Avoid get-rich-quick schemes that will cost you more than you earn. You may be too trusting. Misinformation could steer you wrong. Tonight: Unwind on the sofa.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)


Don’t wait for someone to make the first move. Take a risk and ask for what you need. Those you love will jump at the chance to help. A romantic interlude could take you by surprise. Tonight: Heavenly foot massage.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)


Turn over a new leaf. Send your bad habits packing. Avoid fad diets or quick weight loss plans. Calm down nervous energy that makes you fearful. Think positive thoughts, and actions will follow. Tonight: Dance to retro disco music.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)


Talking to kids and grandkids will bring a smile to your face. If there are no children around, go to a park where you will hear playful laughter. Sometimes you find joy in the most surprising places. Tonight: Shop for sales.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)


Maintain that balance between work and family despite continual challenges. Enthusiasm for being of service may cause you to lose track of time. Tell people to alert you so you can come up for air. Tonight: Complete unfinished business.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)


Your ability to juggle activities will go only so far. Be honest about how much multitasking you can do. An online gathering may get your creative juices flowing. Explore your writing abilities in new mediums. Tonight: Reach out to someone you love.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)


Be practical, but do not deprive yourself. Purchase an item that will make you happy but will not break the bank. Avoid overpriced items and obvious rip-offs. Search for enticing bargains and one-day sales. Tonight: Rehearse a speech or presentation.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)


You will be noticed today by people you want to impress. Take extra time to present the best look possible. Show someone your appreciation. A gift or offer to take them out is always welcome. Tonight: Improve your fitness routine.

Born today: Skater Sonja Henie (1912), fashion designer Vivienne Westwood (1941), actress Robin Wright (1966)