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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ryan Seacrest, 45; Stephenie Meyer, 46; Ricky Martin, 48; Diedrich Bader, 53.
Birthday Baby: You are outgoing, playful and colorful. You are flexible and ambitious.
Happy Birthday: Keep your life simple, moderate and geared toward making subtle and positive changes this year. The less fuss you make, the easier it will be to get what you want to be done in a timely fashion. Plan your actions carefully, leaving no room for error. Precision and detail will be your tickets to success and personal freedom. Don't take physical risks. Your numbers are 8, 14, 20, 24, 35, 39, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Put your best foot forward. Let others pull out the best in you, not the worst. Show compassion and understanding, and you will be admired for your patience and tolerance. Let someone close to you know how much you care. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A short trip will be worth your while. The company you keep and the close bond you form with someone you don't get to see often will help you make a decision that can influence the changes you want to make. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A physical gesture you make will be well-received. Romance is on the rise, and spending time with someone you want to get to know better will lift your spirits. Someone you least expect will reveal a hidden opportunity. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't complain about a change of plans. In the end, it will turn out to be in your favor. The suggestions you make and the help you offer will result in a close bond with someone you find remarkable. Take action. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Sharing can lead to an unexpected change in your life. Think twice, choose your words carefully and consider the consequence of your response. A romantic gesture or affectionate response will bring far better results than criticism or complaints. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): It's what you do to help that will make a difference. Share information about family traditions, and encourage others to do the same. An offer someone makes will give you something to think about. You are overdue for a lifestyle change. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You don't have to overspend to have fun or impress someone. It's the little gestures that will encourage a better relationship and open discussions about plans. Making a lifestyle change that will give you greater freedom is favored. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Time out with friends or relatives will spur new ideas and plans for you to launch next year. Change is prevalent; moving forward and embracing what life has to offer will make the adjustments easier to process. Take better care of yourself. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions will surface when faced with someone who doesn't share your opinion. Let bygones be bygones in order to avoid any sort of unnecessary altercation. Embrace the spirit of the season, and offer kindness and consideration. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Time spent with loved ones will bring about positive change. Observation will confirm a suspicion you have harbored. If you want honesty to prevail, you will have to be direct when asking questions. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Spend more time taking care of your needs. A change someone makes will influence your lifestyle. Use your intelligence, and you'll come up with a backup plan. Romance is encouraged and will enhance your day. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An emotional situation will escalate if you have been hiding the truth or haven't been upfront with someone regarding the way you feel. Reevaluate your life, the changes you want to make and how best to move forward. 2 stars