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: Alicia Keys, 41; Mia Kirshner, 47; Ana Ortiz, 51; Jenifer Lewis, 65.
Birthday Baby: You are passionate, secretive and changeable. You are creative and enticing.
Happy Birthday: Gather the facts, and be armed with the truth as you travel through unknown territory this year. Knowledge will be the key to your success and your ability to adjust to trends. Think big, but stay within your limits both physically and financially. Know what you are up against, and prepare diligently to ensure you reach your goal. Your numbers are 5, 18, 24, 27, 30, 36, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Surround yourself with trustworthy people. Be direct, and don't let your emotions interfere with your work or relationships with others. Indecisiveness will make you look incompetent. When in doubt, take a pass and revisit your options. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make sure you know what you're doing before you begin. If you don't live up to your promises, it will affect your reputation and hurt your chance to advance. Stick to the plan, and don't take unnecessary risks. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You'll have trouble with someone you work alongside. Distance yourself to avoid an unnecessary run-in. Don't get involved in gossip or let anyone meddle in your affairs. Pay attention to your work, and take care of your responsibilities. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Express your feelings. It's OK to veer off in a direction that you find more creative and exciting. Reach out to people who share your likes and dislikes, and it will stimulate you to try something new. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Mixed emotions will surface if you disagree with what others are doing. If you push your will, be sure to have a workable solution before you begin to dominate conversations. Someone is likely to have a change of heart. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Find out where you stand. How you treat others will determine the outcome of a situation you face with someone close to you. Don't limit your chance to be with someone you love because you aren't willing to share your feelings. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take care of business. Live up to your responsibilities. Keep your emotions in check and your work ethic in place. Getting worked up over something you cannot change or letting your emotions interfere with your productivity will damage your reputation. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): What you do is what counts. Reach out to people who share your interests, and make changes at home conducive to exploring something you want to pursue. A change may not be intentional or even wanted but, in hindsight, beneficial. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep life simple, doable and within your budget. Use your intelligence to evaluate your position. Someone will use emotional manipulation to push you in a questionable direction. Stand your ground, say no and do your own thing. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Show your feelings openly, and you'll bypass all the drama that comes and goes. Know what you want, and make your position clear. Adjustments at home will encourage you to live life your way. Romance is on the rise. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You've got the right idea; now speed things up a bit and pave a path forward. How you conduct yourself and what you have to offer will create a buzz if you let your unique, innovative mind take over. Proceed with confidence. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take care of your finances, legalities and health. Refuse to let anyone meddle in your affairs or push you in a direction that doesn't appeal to you. Make changes that will benefit you, not someone trying to take advantage of you. 5 stars