Horoscope: April 12, 2021


By Tamia Banks

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries until 1:43 p.m., when the Moon enters Taurus.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 12, 2021:
Lively, effusive and vibrant, your wide-open heart wins you an assortment of friends. This year, you are inspired by being a part of a group devoted to helping others. Your earnings will be stable, and if you avoid frivolous purchases, you can splurge on a well-deserved vacation. If single, give a shy and quiet type a chance. If attached, your partner will encourage you to shine. LIBRA wants to please you.

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)


Extra energy makes you even more friendly than usual. Make an overture to someone you haven’t spoken to in some time. Fill a relative in on your latest news. Your contagious joy makes people smile. Tonight: Create a jaw-dropping meal.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)


You’ve got your life together more than you think. Identify your doubts, then cast them away. Spending time alone will calm your nerves. Take a long walk, go for a run, or take a bike ride. Tonight: Epsom salts soak.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)


Gather with an online group. A team project at work or a community cleanup could use your inspired energy. Introduce yourself to fresh faces. A new acquaintance could become important to you in the near future. Tonight: Practice a meditation technique.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)


Expect recognition from someone you want to impress. Show someone how proud you are of what you’ve done. Ask a boss or another authority figure to nurture your talents by giving you more to do. Tonight: Whip up a dessert.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)


Start making plans for your next vacation. You have a strong urge to expand your horizons, and plenty of ideas about how to do it. Someone in a class you take will encourage you. Tonight: Text or email an overseas pal.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)


Listen to your inner voice. You mysteriously know what someone is thinking, and that insight will guide how you approach them. Stepping back instead of freely offering opinions will strengthen a loving relationship. Tonight: Get in the mood for love.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)


Go out of your way to give others positive feedback. Don’t be afraid to ask them in return how you are doing. Show how gracious you can be, and drink in the compliments. Your confidence will soar. Tonight: Work out with weights.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)


Healthy eating can keep up the energy levels you need. Treat yourself to fresh fruits and veggies rather than heavy meats and starch. Commune with nature. Walk in the park or work in a garden. Tonight: Breathe and stretch.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)


Revive a creative hobby or start a new one. Pour your heart into crafts or a do-it-yourself home project. Marvel at the fruits of your labor. Hang around with children who crack up at your jokes. Tonight: Romantic comedy time.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)


If you leave the house for work or errands, you might keep thinking about chores you left half-done. They will wait. Some items are better left to experts. Make calls and get the help you need. Tonight: Get a back rub.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)


Get in touch with a sibling, cousin or old roommate. Reminiscing about the past puts a smile on your face and makes you laugh out loud. With patience and persistence, a confounding computer glitch will be solved. Tonight: Plan a dinner party.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)


A surprising source of income will leave you feeling flush. Treat yourself to something that is still within your budget and set aside any leftover funds. It never hurts to hold on to a financial cushion. Tonight: Start a dream journal.

Born today: Author Beverly Cleary (1916), singer David Cassidy (1950), actress Claire Danes (1979)