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: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, 40; David Krumholtz, 43; Russell Hornsby, 47; Chazz Palminteri, 69.
Birthday Baby: You are considerate, enthusiastic and original. You are entertaining and wise.
Happy Birthday: Take a look around you, draw on what's positive in your life and look for the silver lining in any situation you face. Opportunity is within reach; all you have to do is recognize your attributes and put them to the test. Complaining and arguing are wastes of time. Put your energy where it counts, and progress will follow. Your numbers are 7, 18, 22, 24, 30, 36, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Use charm, not force, to get your way. Focus on self-improvement and personal growth. If you are fun to be with, everyone will want to be with you. Less complaining and more romance are in your best interest. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't hesitate. Ask questions, make decisions and get things done. Put your energy into learning and networking, and opportunity will follow. It's up to you to get the ball rolling if you want to improve your life. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Examine your options, update your qualifications and look for opportunities that will lead to a position that offers greater satisfaction and earning potential. Time spent with someone you love will encourage you to change your lifestyle. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Networking will lead to a generous offer from someone unique. Do your due diligence to ensure you have your facts and expectations straight. A partnership is encouraged as long as equality is maintained. Split responsibilities appropriately, then forge ahead. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stop worrying about what others do; concentrate on what you want to achieve. Put your heart into something that moves you. Helping others by donating your services or skills will make you feel good and boost your reputation. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't let anyone sweet-talk you into something excessive. Do something constructive that will benefit you or those you love. Learn from the experiences that left you at a loss, and you will spare yourself being put in a vulnerable position again. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A little charm will go a long way. Choose to be amicable, and you will ward off an emotionally challenging conversation. If you concentrate on personal growth, educational pursuits and romance, you will make good use of your time. Avoid excessiveness. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Someone unique will offer insight into new possibilities. Don't fear traveling into unknown territory. A change to how or where you live will give you the boost you need to grow emotionally. A partnership looks promising as long as you maintain equality. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stick to what and who you know and trust. Distance yourself from people who are bad influences or promote indulgent behavior. Aim to add structure and stability to your life. Commit to someone special. Romance is on the rise. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take control. Put in the labor required to make your space more comfortable. Work in conjunction with someone you love, and it will encourage a stronger bond. Using your skills differently will lead to a new opportunity. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Pay attention to what everyone is doing, and choose what you plan to do based on your needs. Worry less about what others think and more about what makes you happy. Personal growth and self-improvement will pay off. Romance is favored. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't share personal information. Consider what you enjoy doing most and find a way to incorporate it into how you earn your living. Changes at home will help you set up a workspace conducive to reaching your goal. 5 stars