Aries (March 21-April 19): You'll exercise greater control over your personal life by playing your cards close to the vest. Be cautious about making suggestions or issuing casual invitations.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): There's a package or card you need to send. It will require great organizational skills to pull this off — because it's importance could go overlooked.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): You get to call all the shots today. Meetings will begin when you say they begin, and they will end when you say they're over. You will tend only to the things you deem important.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): Loved ones may gauge their social or family status by how much attention and affection they get with you.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): If you experience a lapse in self-discipline, take a lesson from it. Ultimately, the mistake could be what keeps you faithful to your healthy routine.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You need time to yourself and also time for doing nothing. The latter is essential to your health, creativity and well being.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): You benefit from spending time with different personalities, strengths, voices and mindsets. But at the end of the day, you want to talk with someone who sees things your way.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): Once you come to a conclusion, stick to your decision. Stand behind it or risk losing credibility.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You might state what you want, and clearly. You'll need to make an extra effort to make sure that your needs are understood, believed and remembered.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You'll be accountable to others and yourself. You'll determine what has been done, make course corrections and plan for the next checkpoint.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You've been too busy to worry about whether a certain person has called you back.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep track of all you've done. Stay organized. It will help you to see the totality of your work in list form.
Today's birthday (April 27): Your personal life blossoms as you exercise greater amounts of emotional control and yet are still as passionate and persuasive as ever. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 25, 19, 20 and 11.
Holiday Mathis writes her column for Creators Syndicate Inc. The horoscope should be read for entertainment. Previous forecasts are at latimes.com/mathis