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: Seth MacFarlane, 48; Cary Elwes, 59; James Pickens Jr., 67; Pat Sajak, 75.
Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, outgoing and helpful. You are impulsive and playful.
Happy Birthday: Learn as you go, and embrace the changes that come your way. Maintain balance, be moderate and do your best to simplify your life. Peace of mind is attainable if you let your intuition lead the way. A broad view of what's happening around you will allow you to recognize what's best for you and how to go about reaching your goal. Your numbers are 7, 15, 22, 27, 31, 38, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Live up to your promises, and finish what you start. Initiate personal changes that will make you feel good, fit and ready to conquer the world. Put your energy where it counts, and don't let your emotions spin out of control. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't let change stifle you. Go about your business, and do what makes you happy. If you overreact or stop because someone chooses to head in a different direction, you will miss out on something or someone who can help you advance. 4 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Consider your attributes, skills and what you enjoy doing most, then follow the thread that will take you in that direction. Earning your cash doing something you want will add value to your life. Self-improvement will lead to better relationships with others. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotions will step in and take over if you let the little things get to you. Stick close to home and to those you love. Don't get involved in a debate that can lead to an argument or a no-win situation. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): If you don't like something, speak up. Offer an alternative that helps you change the situation's outcome, and put in the physical effort to ensure things unfold your way. Romance will enhance a meaningful relationship. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Reach out to people who make you smile. Getting together with someone who motivates you will result in an unexpected offer that encourages you to use your skills differently. Safe networking and socializing are in your best interest. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Learn from your mistakes, and you'll avoid an emotional situation. Put your time and energy into home improvements that will encourage better cash flow and fewer objections to necessary rules. Balance and equality will improve your relationship with friends and family. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Pick up the pace, and don't stop until you are satisfied with the results. Take a different path, and you'll learn something new. Kindness will lead to a benevolent response from someone in a position to help. Embrace an unexpected change. 5 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep your emotions undercover when dealing with a professional situation. Let others do the talking while you summarize and organize your thoughts. Once you have a clear picture, you will make better decisions. Self-improvement is encouraged. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do something that sparks your imagination. A creative endeavor, a lifestyle change or associating with people who enjoy the same pastimes as you will help build enthusiasm, confidence and friendships. Choose patience over frustration when faced with opposition or incompetence. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A change someone makes may not be welcome, but if you choose to carry on and do what makes you happy, you will come out ahead. Pay attention to joint ventures, shared expenses and replacing outdated methods with new technology. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take a break and do something that will lift your spirits. Reach out to someone who puts a smile on your face. A festive event that offers insight into using your skills diversely will push you to make a positive change. 5 stars