Last Word in Astrology for March 17, 2012

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mia Hamm, 40; Rob Lowe, 48; Gary Sinise, 57; Kurt Russell, 61.

Happy Birthday: Call in favors and set new standards. The reforms you implement personally and professionally will pay off. Don't take on responsibilities that aren't yours or let a difficult partnership hold you back. Re-evaluate your connections with the people around you and make whatever changes are necessary to clear a path to success. Your numbers are 1, 6, 15, 26, 28, 39, 44.

Birthday Baby: You have plenty of stamina. You are proud, precise and reliable.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Use your charm and intellect to get what you want. A difficult relationship can be eased if you offer assistance without criticism. Force will backfire, and walking away won't bring resolution. Do your best without making a fuss. 2 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Someone may try to make you look bad. Don't get riled up or show any sign of weakness. Put greater emphasis on being your best and improving your personal relationships. Travel or physical activity will make you feel better. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do whatever it takes to get the most for the least. Helping someone will benefit you in turn. An unusual event will spark your interest and lead to a new way of approaching an old idea that failed in the past. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Go over finances, contracts or any legal or medical matters that need your attention. A couple of changes should be made before you take on a challenging task. You may want to reconsider to what degree you are willing to get involved. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider what you are up against before you promise to take on a difficult assignment. You need to know that you have a chance to succeed and have a plan in place in order to proceed. You'll face criticism if you aren't prepared. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't allow someone with charisma and unusual ideas to talk you into spending. Use your time wisely, nurturing an important relationship or taking care of your needs. Love is in the stars, and emotional issues can be resolved. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You'll be torn between what you should do and what others want you to do. Trying to please everyone will lead to financial problems. Stick to your budget. Shop around and you'll find a way to satisfy everyone without going into debt. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get out and join in. Physical activity will stimulate you and encourage greater involvement in organizations that will allow you to meet progressive and productive people. Expand your thoughts and plans. A partnership will lead to more options. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stick to your game plan. Do what you can to make your home and family life better. Don't allow anyone to take advantage of you. A problem while traveling or with information you are given will set you back. Do your own research. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Avoid making impulsive decisions or being too quick to offer assistance. Charity begins at home, so put time and effort into your personal relationships and your surroundings. A good environment will promote stability. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Someone will play with your emotions by making unrealistic promises. Slow down and think matters through carefully. You are best to be responsible for your own actions rather than allowing someone else to make decisions for you. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Offer your help and you will attract beneficial allies. Set the stage for the future by being open and honest about your intentions. Update your resume and make arrangements to discuss your professional plans with someone who can help. 4 stars

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