1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don't rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you'll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Robert Downey Jr., 56; Lorraine Toussaint, 61; Christine Lahti, 71; Craig T. Nelson, 77.
Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, passionate and persistent. You are motivated and structured.
Happy Birthday: Be open to suggestions, but don't lose sight of your goal. It's good to question and to look for alternative methods, but in the end, rely on what works best for you, and you will excel. Weigh the pros and cons before you get involved in something that necessitates working alongside others. Don't forget to pamper yourself. Focus on health and well-being. Your numbers are 5, 13, 17, 29, 34, 38, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Leave nothing to chance. Abide by the rules, get your facts straight and do what's best for you. Put some muscle behind the pursuits that bring you the highest return mentally, emotionally and physically. Proper diet, moderation and fitness are encouraged. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Indecisiveness is a warning sign that you aren't ready to make a change. Rethink your long-term plans before making promises that will tie you to something you may end up not wanting to do. When in doubt, take a pass. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You have options. Take action and find out what's possible. Refuse to let your emotions get in the way. Step into the spotlight and present what you have to offer. A romantic gesture will improve your relationship with someone special. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Examine a situation before you get involved. Go about your business, and focus on self-improvement, not trying to change others. An unusual opportunity will grab your attention. Don't take a risk or let someone act on your behalf. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get involved in a cause. The difference you make will encourage you to learn more about charitable organizations and how you can do your part. Someone you meet will change the way you think about life, love and personal happiness. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The information you gather will change how you think and how you go about getting things done. Take a healthy approach to the way you handle your investments, contracts and health. Be responsible, and abide by the rules. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You'll have mixed emotions regarding social plans. Set an example and discuss your thoughts and feelings with someone you love. A change you make at home will help you save. Be prepared to set aside some cash by doing the work yourself. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A last-minute change of plans will leave you in limbo. Find out what you can do, but don't jeopardize your health. An open discussion will help put things in perspective and encourage well-thought-out alternatives. Do what's best for everyone. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): An adjustment you make to the way you live or how you deal with a friend or relative will lead to better relationships. An energetic approach to life will help you appreciate what you have and what you are capable of doing. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Put your health and well-being first. Don't take chances that will jeopardize you or someone you love. Be innovative, and you'll discover a workable solution that will allow you to catch up with loved ones without taking unnecessary risks. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your hard work will pay off. You'll get recognition for what you accomplish. Dealing with youngsters, friends or your lover will bring you closer to resolving an issue that concerns you. Someone special will reinforce his or her feelings. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Dig in and do what you can to help those less fortunate. Your compassion, dedication and kindness will make a difference, but don't let anyone take advantage of you or put you in a precarious position. Don't take a risk. 4 stars