CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Emmy Rossum, 25; Jennifer Hudson, 30; Benjamin McKenzie, 33; Jennifer Nettles, 37.
Birthday Baby: You are responsible, eager to learn and persistent. You are a perfectionist and a hard worker, always willing to do your share.
Happy Birthday: Avoid making unnecessary alterations to your personal life and home. Strive for greater stability and emotional awareness. Helping others will bring you help in return. Love and romance are highlighted, and doing whatever you can to enhance relationships will pay off. Travel and knowledge are key to getting ahead and expanding possibilities. Your numbers are 5, 7, 14, 20, 26, 32, 41.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): React practically rather than emotionally or you will face a situation that will require far more attention than you anticipate. Sharing your plans will lead to meddling and a slowdown. Take on responsibilities on your own to avoid interference. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Focus on finishing what you start. Do your best to get along with colleagues and authority figures. Appeal from the heart and you will be given extra privileges. Good fortune will develop through networking or socializing. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Lend a helping hand, but don't allow anyone to take advantage of you. Slow down and think about consequences before you do or say anything that will affect others. Impulsive or willful action will result in a loss that will affect your reputation and finances. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Participate in social activities or take a day trip to interact with friends or relatives. The conversations you have will reinforce what you should do in your personal life. An offer to make a professional move may also entail relocation. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Seek out as much information as you can. Visit destinations that are conducive to discovering what you need to know. Adapt and make changes to your life that will encourage greater freedom to follow through with creative ideas that you have been contemplating. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You can accomplish much as a team player. Interact with people from different backgrounds and you will come up with a plan that will benefit everyone. Offering assistance will lead to long-term partnerships and good fortune. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Expect to face opposition. A partner will question your motives and strategy. Share your thoughts openly and deal with any negative response upfront. Partners may not agree with you, but once it's revealed why, you will be given greater leeway. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't waste time. Put work first and you will reap rewards. Your way of doing things will draw attention from people who have something unique to contribute. Change is good, and you are overdue to begin the process. A partnership will bring good fortune. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Step back and take a reserved look at your situation before you respond. People will be sensitive and unlikely to forgive and forget should you do or say something hurtful. Avoid travel plans or getting involved in controlling groups. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Catch up on correspondence and look at your investments and personal paperwork. Make changes that will ensure that you protect your assets. Do what you can to improve your domestic situation and surroundings. Love is on the rise. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Get serious about your future by checking out what you have accumulated and what you can discard for a profit. Improve your reputation by being responsible in your actions. Strive to be at your best mentally, physically, emotionally and financially. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): The emphasis should be on partnerships. Whether it's business or pleasure, coming to terms with what pleases everyone, including you, should be your goal, leading to greater collaboration in the future. Love should not be ignored. 3 stars