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: Ross Bagley, 33; Frankie Muniz, 36; Margaret Cho, 53; John Rzeznik, 56.
Birthday Baby: You are demonstrative, clever and creative. You are energetic and powerful.
Happy Birthday: Pay attention to detail. Listen carefully, verify information and assess situations before you make promises. Dedication and loyalty will help dismiss uncertainty and insecurity. Search for the truth, but don't let disappointment and anger consume you. A smile and a positive attitude will help you achieve what you set out to do and encourage others to follow your lead. Your numbers are 3, 11, 19, 22, 26, 33, 42.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't let your ego get in your way. Be happy for others, and it will help you excel. Look at what you can achieve, not the impossible. Stay focused on what pleases you instead of trying to impress someone. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't overanalyze. Put a strategy in place that will help you achieve your goal without taking detours. An organized approach to life, love and responsibilities will help you overcome confusion, setbacks and mistakes. Put more thought and effort into a meaningful relationship. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Rethink your strategy. Size up your situation, and discuss your plans with someone you love. Knowing what others are willing to do to help will make it easier for you to plan your day. Weigh the pros and cons, then proceed. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): A change of heart will take you down a positive path. Show someone how much you care. A kind or affectionate gesture will improve a relationship with someone you love. Reach out and be the first to let go of past regrets. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A steady pace and a willingness to let others do as they please will help you get through your day unscathed. Stick to the truth. Don't promise more than you can deliver, and live within your budget. Indulgence will be your downfall. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Reserve judgment. Saying something critical will not be well-received. Offer compassion, hands-on help, love and understanding, and you will bring about positive changes that will be agreeable to everyone involved. Approach others with a positive and peaceful attitude. Romance is favored. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Touch base with people you miss. A conversation will bring you up-to-date and lead to plans that lift your spirits. Travel plans, social functions and home improvements are favored. Prepare for the end of the year. Tidy up loose ends. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be observant; you'll discover fascinating facts about the people around you. Knowing others' likes and dislikes will help you get along with everyone. Mull over domestic changes, and accept the inevitable. Let go of what no longer works for you. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Refuse to be dazzled by someone's pie-in-the-sky plans. Be realistic, innovative and intelligent, and you will far exceed your expectations. Believe in yourself and what you can do, not in someone who boasts but doesn't deliver. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Review and redo. Take the time to reorganize, take stock and prepare for the end of one year and the beginning of another. Leave nothing to chance or in limbo; address personal matters and size up situations. It's time to clean house. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A change of plans will favor you. Consider what you want to contribute, and make your presence count. The input you offer will help you gain respect and encourage others to give you credit and the rewards you deserve. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You can throw your weight around and make a difference. Sign up for something you believe in, and take charge. A change to how you earn your living will give you a new lease on life. Don't fear change. 4 stars