CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Lauren Collins, 25; Lea Michele, 25; Dante Basco, 36; Carla Gugino, 40.
Birthday Baby: You see the big picture and act accordingly. You do what's best for everyone around you.
Happy Birthday: Opportunity knocks. Move forward with your eyes wide open. You won't want to miss a beat. Focus on bettering yourself and what you have to offer. This is a perfect year to promote and position yourself for advancement. Force may be required, and coupled with common sense and practical applications, you will rise above any obstacles. Your numbers are 5, 9, 14, 20, 29, 38, 41.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't take a back seat when you should be engaging in worthwhile conversations that allow you to promote one of your ideas. Reworking an old goal to better suit the economic climate will draw attention that you couldn't drum up in the past. Professional gains are apparent. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Say little; do a lot. The busier you are with work and accomplishing your goals, the better. Not everyone will agree with you, but if you focus on what's important, you will make substantial gains. Love is in the stars. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You may be in the mood to explore new avenues, but before you travel down a path that may also lead to unforeseen trouble, do your research. A problem with children or your lover is likely to distract you. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Say what is on your mind and clear the air before someone gets the wrong impression. Romance is highlighted, and the opportunity to meet new people is present if you participate in an event you believe in. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look to expand a business prospect or to apply for a new position. Opportunities are available, but if you are looking to start at the top, you may end up disappointed. You can get ahead, but you have to prove your potential. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You can learn a lot if you observe what others do and say. There is room for change, and with the right combination of hard work and detail, you will make a good impression on someone who can influence your future. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Do what you can to stabilize your financial position. A third party may put a damper on your plans by referring to the price or authenticity of something you are considering buying or selling. Leave enough room to make last-minute changes to a deal. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): The way you treat others will be directly linked to what you receive in return. An honest assessment of who you are and what you are contributing to the relationships you are in will be necessary if you plan to move forward. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It will be difficult to get away with anything. A problem while traveling will be due to confusion, delays or detours. An emotional matter cannot be resolved unless you are willing to compromise. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't leave anything to chance or to someone else to finish. You have to take a hands-on approach, especially where money and your possessions are concerned. Love is prominent and will enhance your life. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Arguing will not pay off, but discussing the way you feel will lead to a solution you can live with. Favors will be granted if you ask, but before you do, make sure you understand what's expected in return. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Partnerships are highlighted. Talk business, get answers and sign deals. Your aggressive behavior will be seen as an asset, and you will be admired for your candor. Put time aside to enjoy the company of people who enjoy the same pastimes as you. 3 stars