Aries (March 21-April 19): There is a point at which the time you spend doing a task will not pay off. When the work is good enough, that's the time to stop.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): Everyone can rest assured that you have the important things covered, and a few of the key details, too. That's why they feel secure around you.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): Don't take yourself too seriously. You have terrific instincts; there's no reason to second-guess your choices.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): You have a demanding person inside you, directing you at every turn to try harder and strive for more. But you can do your best without being so hard on yourself.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): There are no "shoulds." You are either doing something or you're not doing it. Lose the worry and regret.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You have strong conceptual skills and will come up with a winning plan to sell an idea or move a business forward.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): It's safe to give feedback to anyone who asks for it, but don't chime in if not asked: You're more truthful than some people can handle.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You can tell when a person is not fully listening, understanding or connecting with you. Stop and consider a different approach.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Arguments can go on without you, and you won't feel a need to weigh in. Your neutrality helps you stay open to communication and be helpful to all.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You are smart to admit your mistakes when pressed and even smarter not to offer them up willy-nilly when there's no reason to do so. Know when to stay quiet.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You have faith in yourself and you trust life. Because of this, you will sustain your power during challenges.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Helping someone will help you. Your self-esteem rises and your talent grows with every kind action.
Today's birthday (Nov. 5): You'll be transforming your life and witness others change for the better right along with you. Love, friendship and fun are featured this month. You'll help your family in a big way in December. A financial win happens in January. February is your chance to impress and win fans. May brings an exotic excursion. Leo and Aries people adore you. Lucky numbers are: 30, 2, 51, 39, 17.
Holiday Mathis writes for Creators Syndicate Inc.