Aries (March 21-April 19): Expansion comes with effort. This is no time to get comfortable, especially in matters of career. Do two things that are a stretch.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): Not only will you leave well enough alone; you won't fix it if it isn't broken, and you'll also mind your own business.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): There's a creative notion inside you that desperately wants out. Self-expression is an integral part of your health and well-being.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): There are so many unknowns that to speculate an outcome would just be silly. You may not get what you want, but you'll get something so much better than what you originally wanted.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): The state of grace you inhabit allows you to appreciate and honor everyone and everything around you.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will be prone to anchor yourself on a single subject. The trick is to pick one worthy of the energy and passion that you are likely to pour into it.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): Mix it up. Mingle with people. If you sit inside and don't talk to anyone, you'll go flat like an old soda.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You might actually find a way to enjoy the piles of work that are laid before you on this busy day. But wait — you defy the odds and, with a cheerful heart, do it all.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You'll look back and noting what you did right and also what you could have done differently.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You were told that it's not what you do but how you do it that matters. Today, you will inspire others to approach their work with humility and a sincere will to do a fantastic job.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Counting your talents and blessings will lift your mood and give you the energy to handle all that's on your plate now.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): You have friends in high places and also in weird and unlikely venues. Both will be most helpful to your situation today.
Today's birthday (Dec. 14): You go into the year with the right attitude, and much is made possible because of this. You know that you can manage whatever comes; therefore, you take risks that others wouldn't take. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 24, 20, 32 and 19.
Holiday Mathis writes her column for Creators Syndicate Inc. The horoscope should be read for entertainment. Previous forecasts are at latimes.com/horoscope