Note: Bigar's Stars is based on the degree of your sun at birth. The sign name is simply a label astrologers put on a set of degrees for convenience. For best results, readers should refer to the dates following each sign.

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer.

Happy birthday for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016:

This year you often come up with great ideas. Others are not as sure as you are about the wisdom of these ideas, but after some discussion, they seem to warm up to them. You confront insecurities and problems head-on. If you are single, your emotions will get the best of you. Don't move too quickly into a relationship; you might regret it. If you are attached, life within your relationship continues to be exciting. You never know what will happen next. Relax and enjoy the moment! Cancer constantly adjusts for 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)*** — You could feel as if you are in a pressure cooker, as so many demands seem to head your way. You might feel caught up in a control game, and as a result, you will pull back. A roommate or family member might be quite emotional. Tonight: Get some extra "you" time.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)**** — You tend to hold a steadfast course, even when others don't. You could hit an obstacle that forces you to slow down and keep your eye on the big picture. Your sensitivity will be enhanced by someone's emotional outburst. Tonight: Weigh the pros and cons of an insight.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)**** — Be aware of what is happening with others, specifically with their attitudes about spending money. A meeting could form from out of the blue, or a scheduled meeting could change its direction. You might witness emotions running high. Tonight: Meet up with a friend.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)**** — Remain focused and levelheaded. You might need to have a tough conversation with a partner or close associate. This person generally takes direction well, and you can count on that behavior once again now. The two of you work well together. Tonight: Stay close to home.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)*** — You might want to step back to gain a new perspective. You could opt to make some changes to your day-to-day life. Whose decision this is makes no difference, but your choice will revitalize your life. Unexpected news heads your way. Tonight: Not to be found.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)**** — A child or loved one could take a stand and force your hand. You really would like to keep a situation much lighter and more carefree. You might hear news about a financial risk, but it is likely that you will gain from what is happening. Tonight: Go along with the moment.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)**** — You could be tossed into the spotlight before you know it. You might have to make a strong emotional decision quickly. Several people in your life who used to be predictable and loyal could veer in new and unexpected directions. Tonight: Use your imagination well.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)*** — How you visualize a changeable matter will transform naturally because of recent events. An unpredictable element runs through your day-to-day life. Emotions run high right now, especially around long-term goals and close friendships. Tonight: Where the action is.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)**** — You'll want to revisit a decision after having a discussion about your finances. You could feel squeezed by a money matter, but you might not have the solution just yet. You will when the time is right. You generally don't tolerate situations like this well. Tonight: Decide to let go.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)*** — Others seem to be full of themselves. They even might ignore you to get what they want. You will stand up to them, although initially you might be amused. You are not a sign that appreciates being bullied. You'll let others know the lay of the land. Tonight: Out on the town.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)**** — Pace yourself, as you have a lot of ground to cover. If you experience a problem, ask yourself how you could have prevented it and how you can pull out of it without creating too much fuss. You might not be willing to share your thoughts just yet. Tonight: Run some errands.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)**** — Whereas others might be stymied by a situation, you seem to flourish and come up with several alternatives. A friend could be quite intense and difficult. This person's opinions can be harsh, but they will be worth listening to! Tonight: Be where people are.

— King Features Syndicate

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