CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Alex Pettyfer, 28; Haley Joel Osment, 30; Shay Mitchell, 31; Dion Phaneuf, 33.
Birthday Baby: You are creative, protective and aggressive. You are investigative and strong-willed.
Happy Birthday: Using force won't help you get your way this year. Lean on your expertise and knowledge to create what you want to see unfold. How you handle others will be the key factor in how much you accomplish. Don't leave any detail incomplete or take impulsive action when dealing with superiors or your peers. Focus on what is feasible, not the impossible. Your numbers are 4, 12, 20, 28, 36, 41, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You'll be taken advantage of if you are too accommodating or willing to give or do more than the people you consider to be equals. Don't take on responsibilities that don't belong to you. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Lend a helping hand only because you want to or feel you have something worthwhile to contribute. Don't let anyone browbeat you into taking on responsibilities you don't want. Make physical activity, health and personal growth your priorities. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A change at work or with the way you approach a project will make a positive difference to your direction or the outcome of what you are trying to accomplish. Don't be afraid to ask for favors or to make suggestions. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Protect against ill health. Don't take chances; avoid places where you are more likely to come in contact with germs. Make important relationships a priority, and you will achieve greater understanding as well as personal stability. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change may tempt you, but preparation will be necessary if you want things to unfold smoothly. Don't let impulse cause you to take on too much or to overlook something important. Use your intelligence and be open to suggestions. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Interact with people who have something to offer. Networking will give you a unique perspective on what's available to you and how you should consider moving forward. Updating your image as well as your attitude will lead to favorable responses. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional baggage coupled with excessive behavior is a recipe for disaster. Think matters through before making promises or taking action that will upset someone close to you. Problems with an older relative or domestic issues should be handled with compassion. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Situations will get blown out of proportion and indulgent tendencies will take over if you aren't disciplined and willing to meet demands being made somewhere in the middle. Give and take will be the ticket to success and warding off discord. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Network and you will build alliances with your peers that will encourage greater progress. Mixing excellence with strength and courage is a good approach to getting what you want, but don't take on too much. Set realistic expectations. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Emotional problems will develop if you don't take care of matters that can influence how or where you live. Keeping up with what's going on around you and the latest economic trends will help you make better choices. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Question your current look and what you have done to keep up with the times. A thoughtful approach to updating your wardrobe or attitude will encourage good results. Use your intelligence along with your will to change. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An emotional incident will arise if you let someone from your past come back into your life. Don't forget what's happened. You may be able to forgive, but forgetting will make it difficult to begin again. Embrace the future, not the past. 3 stars