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: Dev Patel, 31; Jaime King, 42; Jonathan Ruckman, 52; George Lopez, 60.
Birthday Baby: You are insightful, articulate and commanding. You are opportunistic and enthusiastic.
Happy Birthday: Size up whatever situation unfolds this year. Decisive action will help you stay in control while you put your ideas into motion. Actions will speak louder than words and define you as a leader among your peers. Set the standard and offer solutions, and you will become the go-to person. Love and romance will improve your life. Your numbers are 8, 14, 27, 30, 34, 43, 48.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You'll have to make your opportunities. Look for any opening to use your skills, knowledge and attributes to get ahead. How you conduct yourself around your peers will determine how far you get. Plan to do something refreshing. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a passionate approach to whatever you do, and you will surpass your expectations. Don't get upset if someone makes a change of plans; in the end, it will play out in your favor. Relax; patience is a virtue. Romance is favored. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stop worrying about what others think or do and focus on what you can do to improve your life. Look for opportunities that support continuous growth and stimulate you mentally, emotionally and physically. Educational pursuits are favored. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Expand your interests, friendships and goals. Aim to be the one to make a difference. Look at the possibilities, and consider how to revamp old ideas to fit trends. Put your energy where it counts; bask in success. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Go over essential details before you sign up for something questionable. It's important not to act in haste or give anyone a chance to take advantage of you. Discipline and hard work will get you where you want to go. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Reach out to like-minded people and develop relationships that encourage success. Gather information and learn as you go. A flexible attitude will encourage others to see things your way. An unusual offer will intrigue you. Love and romance are on the rise. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Pay attention to the way you present yourself, how you look and what you can do to make improvements. Don't overspend on products that promise the impossible. Recognize that hard work and dedication will pay off. Avoid a "quick fix" offer you encounter. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Dream on, and you'll come up with a great plan that will excite you and get you moving in a new direction. Opportunity is within reach, but it's up to you to take advantage of the situation and make things happen. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pay close attention to what others are doing. Someone will be manipulative if you aren't careful. Put your energy into something that matters to you. Educate yourself before you indulge in something new. Align yourself with like-minded people. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Set high standards and goals, and don't stop until you reach your expectations. Embrace projects that will make your life easier. Focus on peace, love, happiness and spending time with loved ones. Romance is in the stars. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be careful not to overspend or get involved in something that can jeopardize your relationship with someone you love. Look for opportunities that will encourage personal growth, improved health and greater cash flow. Don't give in to someone encouraging excessive behavior. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Explore possibilities. Get involved in something meaningful, and you'll connect with stimulating people you find enlightening. A change of plans will turn out to be a blessing in disguise. Love and romance are on the rise, and a lifestyle change is encouraged. 3 stars