Aries (March 21-April 19): You follow through and complete the projects you begin. This is easy for you when you choose those projects that have a reward at the end.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): You can achieve what you set your mind to do. There are many appealing options available to you. Take your time figuring out which one feels best.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): Make an effort to stave off the "ho-hums." The right friend by your side will help you live life with gusto.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): You will be busier than normal, which is why you are reticent to invite anyone new into your circle.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Put your mind to the task of making money. There are new ways to do this that you haven't thought of yet.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take your motivation in whatever form it comes. If it's not coming from inside you and if you find that you're really working hard for the approval of others, then so be it.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): The world you call normal is very different from what another person routinely experiences.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You're susceptible to the tone of others now. So have a blast with the fun people instead of letting the sad people bring you down.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You will be a source of fascination for someone. This person could ask impertinent questions, only because his or her curiosity is so strong.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will be an effective and thoughtful leader. Your knowledge of the workings of your own brain will lead you to understand how others perceive a situation.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): If you can reduce the number of meetings you are obligated to attend, you will greatly increase your productivity.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Someone who appears breezy and casual may have deeper feelings for you. You'll have to be very perceptive to notice this.
Today's birthday (Oct. 24): You have the wonderful ability to see the beauty in others and focus on that. Because of this talent, people will blossom around you. Bringing out the best in others benefits you in many ways, including financially. November brings a surprise opportunity. Deep connections are highlighted in December. March brings a vacation. Leo and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are 50, 2, 34, 11 and 16.
Holiday Mathis writes her column for Creators Syndicate Inc. The horoscope should be read for entertainment. Previous forecasts are at latimes.com/horoscope