CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Busy Phillips, 35; Linda Cardellini, 39; Ricky Gervais, 53; Carly Simon, 69.
Birthday Baby: You are a participant and a contributor. You are philosophical and mindful.
Happy Birthday: This will be a fast-paced year. You will be pushed to respond quickly. Don't feel pressured -- step back and re-evaluate what's important. Alter your mindset to acknowledge that you cannot take on the weight of the world. Ease your stress by taking as much time to enjoy life as you do to take care of business. Your numbers are 9, 13, 17, 25, 27, 31, 46.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your "jump to it and do it" attitude will help as long as you don't expect anyone to keep up with you. Offering to do extra will put you in a good position when it comes to advancement. Romance is highlighted. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep your plans out in the open. You don't want anyone to accuse you of withholding information. Ask questions if someone is looking for a handout or offering a phony sales pitch. Keep anyone using emotional manipulation at arm's length. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You are likely to face delusional situations. Listen carefully and ask questions if you think you are being misled. Offer precise and honest answers. A stalemate will develop if you aren't willing to compromise. Emotions will be difficult to control. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't make decisions based on hearsay. Go directly to the source and ask questions to find out exactly what's going on. Investigate something you would like to pursue before you sign up to do so. Preparation will save you emotionally and financially. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take action and let everyone see how efficient you are. Your charm and diplomatic way of dealing with controversy will win you points at home and at work. Offer physical and intellectual help, but be cautious about promising financial assistance. 4 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Prepare to face opposition. Listen, observe and question until you feel confident you have enough information to make an intelligent decision. Don't let someone using relentless emotional blackmail coerce you into making a premature or poor choice. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don't waste time. You can make monumental changes that will help you understand and circumvent setbacks. By doing the right thing at the right time, you will overcome any confusion you face along the way. Travel and romance are highlighted. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can wheel and deal when it comes to investments, but when it comes to affairs of the heart, you are best to guard against emotional manipulation. A spiritual or philosophical lifestyle change will bring positive results. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Play the game of life to win. Your enthusiastic, high-energy approach will capture interest personally and professionally, but don't make claims that you won't be able to manufacture. Focus on romantic relationships, home improvements and any youngsters in your life. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick close to home and avoid making changes that can disrupt an important relationship. Keep life simple and your expenditures moderate. A challenge may tempt you, but caution should be taken in order to avoid a physical mishap. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your determination coupled with unique ideas and a good dose of imagination will help you reach your goal. Emotional situations will be enhanced if you make plans to do something special with your family or your lover. Home improvements will pay off. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may be forced to take action when it comes to misinformation being spread. An emotional situation will be riddled with deception. Protect your heart as well as your assets. Someone will try to coerce you into doing something you shouldn't do. 2 stars