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: Nolan Gould, 23; Julia Roberts, 54; Bill Gates, 66; Annie Potts, 69.
Birthday Baby: You are powerful, outspoken and unpredictable. You are helpful and streetwise.
Happy Birthday: Organize your thoughts. It's important to understand the ramifications of every move or decision you make. Take a positive approach to life, love and happiness, and it will help you avoid getting trapped in drama that wastes your time and energy. Engage in gaining experience, knowledge and hope for a better future. Leave nothing to chance; protect your health and money. Your numbers are 5, 12, 17, 28, 32, 35, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Rest, rejuvenate and start all over again. How you handle events and activities that are physically challenging will affect your emotional well-being. Aim to do things that are conducive to putting your mind at ease, not stirring things up. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't throw caution to the wind. Know what you are up against, and do whatever it takes to stay on top of your game. Stability, consistency and adjusting to whatever is right and best for you is the route to take. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Leave nothing to chance or undone. Trace your steps as far as you must go to ensure you get things right moving forward. Trust in you and the facts you verify. Your dedication and loyalty will help you advance. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): It's up to you to get the ball rolling. Don't wait for someone to beat you at your own game. Take a lead position, follow through with your plans and pursue what makes you happy. Make an adjustment that suits your budget. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep the peace at home and when dealing with peers. A change someone makes may not align with your plans, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't follow the path that suits you. Do your own thing, and pursue what matters to you. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Money matters will escalate if someone pressures you to donate to something that makes you feel uncomfortable. Take the initiative and decline. Put your money into something that will benefit you directly, like education, equipment or gaining experience. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be tactful in handling situations that deal with colleagues or someone who can put a dent in your reputation, status or position. Offer a positive, upbeat attitude along with generosity, truth and a helping hand. Choose peace over discord. Romance and passion are encouraged. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A debate will disrupt a friendship or cause a family feud. Think before you share your point of view. Be a good listener, and you'll be able to sidestep a situation that can lead to a change that doesn't favor you. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Tighten up your finances to save for something unique. Build your future on concrete plans, and you'll make an impression on someone who recognizes your experience and values your input. An opportunity will fund your wish list. Romance and self-improvement are favored. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A request an older associate offers will not line up with your vision. Take the high road, and find a way to incorporate the old with the new. Your insight and adaptability will win favors and ward off a dispute. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your eye on the ball, and be willing to accommodate someone you need in your corner. A change may not be welcome, but with a bit of finagling, you'll find a way to get what you want without interference. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Emotions will surface over shared expenses and responsibilities. Take care of your fair share, then move on to more enjoyable tasks. Connect with someone who can make a difference in your life and the way you live. 3 stars