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: Kunal Nayyar, 40; Dianna Agron, 35; Kirsten Dunst, 39; Johnny Galecki, 46.
Birthday Baby: You are ambitious, persistent and astute. You are intense and strong-willed.
Happy Birthday: Stick to basics. Focus on building assets and protecting what you've worked so hard to achieve. Leave nothing to chance and take measures to ensure you have all your documents in order and are fully prepared to take advantage of any opportunity that comes your way. Consider what makes you have the best chance at fulfilling your dreams. Your numbers are 4, 10, 19, 22, 28, 39, 48.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't be fooled by what someone says or does. Be direct and verify the information offered before you get involved in a new venture. Draw on those you know you can count on for insight. Keep your circle small; cut out meddlers. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Refuse to let anyone interfere with your plans. Work alone and concentrate on your objective. Taking on too much or making unrealistic promises will leave you in a vulnerable position. Put your energy where it counts and do things your way. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don't overanalyze situations. Take a positive attitude and dismiss those who meddle and offer a negative attitude. Be the bright light in the room who lifts everyone's spirits, and you'll overcome adversity and encourage personal growth and peace of mind. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Draw on the experience others have to offer. Revisit ideas and collaborate with people you enjoy being around. Partner with people who provide a unique look at life, and you'll discover how you can use your skills to advance. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You'll be drawn to partnerships, shared expenses and change, but before you make promises, consider if a joint venture is in your best interest. Your strength is in your ability to lead, not to share. Consider doing your own thing. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep life simple, be open and honest, and avoid those who overreact and aren't reliable. Moderation coupled with hard work and using your attributes to reach your goals will be your ticket to success. Put your energy where it counts. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Anger isn't the answer. Don't let anyone goad you into a fight or push you in the wrong direction. Focus on what you have to offer and how best to use your skills to get ahead. Avoid joint ventures and health risks. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put more thought into partnerships and people who bring out the best in you. Consider your living status and arrangement, then look for a way to improve your surroundings to suit your needs. Spiritual growth and self-improvements are favored. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Weigh the pros and cons before you jeopardize your position, reputation or relationship with a friend, colleague or relative. Don't expect everyone to be honest with you. Gullibility will put you in a vulnerable position. Proceed with caution. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): An opportunity will grab your attention. Consider what's expected of you before you agree to something you may be able to do independently. Focus on home and family. Consider changes that will make your life easier, not more stressful. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): An offer will interest you. Put everything in perspective before you make a move. Refuse to let anyone talk you into something you won't be able to maintain. Use your intelligence and charm to navigate your way to a workable solution. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An emotional situation will be deceiving. Talk to someone who can shed light on what's happening. Consider your options, then do the research necessary to make a wise move. Declutter your personal space to ease stress. 2 stars