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: Nick Jonas, 29; Alexis Bledel, 40; Alex Rice, 49; Amy Poehler, 50.
Birthday Baby: You are charming, accommodating and sensitive. You are expressive and convincing.
Happy Birthday: Set goals and follow through. Opportunity and advancement are yours to have if you are true to yourself and strive to accomplish what you set out to do. It's up to you to initiate change, present and promote what you have to offer, and forge ahead with confidence, precision and fortitude. Don't be afraid to do things differently. Your numbers are 6, 14, 23, 26, 31, 38, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Lean toward those who owe you a favor; you'll get the boost you need to make your way forward. An unexpected offer will give you a chance to revise the way you plan your next step. Nurture a meaningful relationship. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A wait-and-see approach will be in your best interest. Handle sticky situations with kid gloves, and you will buy yourself time and earn favors from those vying for your support. Mull over your choices; you'll find something questionable. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You're in the driver's seat; navigate your way to the place you want to go. Be proactive and make decisions that will help you establish yourself in a position of authority. Call the shots and show everyone what you have to offer. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You have more power than you realize. Refuse to let the requests others make stop you from doing what suits you. A change at home may not be welcome, but in the end, it will turn out better than anticipated. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Talk matters through passionately. Have alternatives ready to offer. Set a precedent and show leadership. Protect against discord with someone you love and avoid taking risks that can affect your physical well-being. Aim to please, but don't give in to an unreasonable request. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You'll have to walk a fine line when dealing with competitive people. Be prepared to learn from your experience and adjust quickly to offset any potential fallout that might set you back on your quest to get your way. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): An emotional matter will escalate if you get involved in a joint endeavor. Do your own thing when it comes to what you want to accomplish, and keep conversations positive in social settings. Finish what you start and avoid criticism. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Listen and observe what others do and say before taking on something that takes your time and energy. Make adjustments that ensure you get to do the things that make you happy. A romantic gesture or physical improvement will lift your spirits. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Update your resume, or make changes to how you earn your living or handle your current position. An opportunity will come your way if you get in touch with someone familiar with your background and credentials. Get the facts before you act. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Pay more attention to expenses and how you use your money. Look for alternative ways to update your banking, handle your debt or improve your lifestyle. Don't participate in events or activities that present a health risk. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Channel your energy into something that makes you happy or brings you knowledge and assistance heading in a direction that offers mental stimulation and the chance to excel. Keep your wallet in a safe place, and avoid health risks. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Work in the background, where you'll go unnoticed. Aim to achieve the most in the least amount of time. What you accomplish will pave the way to positive change and a chance to make financial gains. Romance is on the rise. 3 stars