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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Malala Yousafzai, 21; Kimberly Perry, 35; Topher Grace, 40; Steve Howey, 41.
Birthday Baby: You are opportunistic, enduring and competitive. You are ambitious and challenging.
Happy Birthday: This is a new year and a new you. Update your look and pick up new skills. Head out, socialize more and learn all you can from those you associate with. Sporting a friendly demeanor will result in discoveries that will motivate you to reach for a better life as well as greater stability. Love is in the stars. Your numbers are 2, 9, 16, 22, 31, 44, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be innovative; use your intelligence when dealing with matters that have been stressing you out. Now is not the time to show emotions, but instead, make adjustments that will help you advance personally or professionally. Use your skills wisely. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't let the little things get to you or you will miss out on an opportunity. See past what others do and home in on what's important and how best to utilize what's available to you. Success awaits, along with long-term benefits. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You will upset someone who depends on you unless you take care of business before you head on to pleasurable pastimes. A healthy discussion can help clear up a misunderstanding. Assisting others will end up helping you in an unexpected way. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Personal changes can be made. Let your heart lead the way; you'll come up with something that makes you feel passionate about moving forward. Live life to the fullest, and enjoy the people who add to your happiness. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Being thorough will help you avoid a situation that involves institutions or government regulations. A friendly and moderate approach when dealing with authority figures will enhance your chance to make gains instead of suffering losses. Only change what's necessary. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Pay attention to relationships and how you can make adjustments that will synchronize your plans for the future. A personal change to the way you look or how you present who you are and what you want to do will pay off. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Focus on what you know and do well. Share your ideas and drum up interest in your plans. Don't take criticism seriously. The advice offered will help you perfect what you want to pursue. Trust your instincts. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Explore new interests, and make a point to engage in encounters with people who come from different backgrounds or who interest you with their style or skills. Opportunity knocks, so don't hesitate to open the door. Romance is on the rise. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Give great thought to the way you handle friends and family. The impression you make will determine how much support you are given. Use your knowledge and experience to help you make the smart choice when dealing with joint ventures. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Embrace new offers or partnerships with progressive individuals. Know what you want, and don't be afraid to lay your cards on the table. A direct approach will help tidy up business quickly, enabling you to enjoy the rest of your day. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't feel you have to follow what someone else does. Avoid impetuous changes that could leave you in an awkward position. Put your energy into gathering information and considering how to handle someone pressuring you. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Observation will offer greater insight into new possibilities. Be receptive to what others have to say and offer; you'll be given all the information you require to make a decision that can be quite prosperous. Control the situation. Romance is highlighted. 5 stars