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: Fairuza Balk, 48; Lisa Edelstein, 56; Nick Cassavetes, 63; Judge Reinhold, 65.
Birthday Baby: You are sharp, competent and unique. You are conscientious and novel.
Happy Birthday: Look at the facts and act. If you go back and forth or show signs of inconsistency, you will lose ground. Be aware of the possibilities, and stretch to reach the highest point instead of standing in someone's shadow. Aim to gain this year, and you will surpass your expectation and keep anyone who tries to interfere in your rearview mirror. Your numbers are 8, 15, 21, 27, 33, 36, 42.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't ruffle feathers or get in the way. Find a quiet spot to reflect and organize how you want to proceed. Trust your instincts, and rely on your ability to think and act fast. Concentrate on physical improvements and good health. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep your feelings to yourself. Don't allow anyone to make you look bad or take advantage of you. Consider what you want to achieve, and find an innovative way to get things done on time and without conflict. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Conversations will be informative and help you make decisions that prompt immediate action. Staying ahead of the competition will give you the stamina to go further than anticipated. Put your intelligence to the test. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional issues will confuse you. When in doubt, don't make a move. Take a wait-and-see approach, and don't spend unnecessarily. Consider your options, and look for a novel way to use your skills and insight to get ahead. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Push the envelope and step outside your comfort zone, and you'll discover you have more options than you realize. Focus on what you want and the best way to pursue your objective. Take a different approach, and use your resources wisely. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take a break and relax. Distance yourself from unsavory situations or problems you face. You'll gain perspective once you clear your head and have a chance to see things differently. Someone you love will offer a unique solution. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Participate in events that interest you, and you'll meet someone intriguing. Refine your look and image to reflect what you want to do and who you want to attract. Don't let anyone force you into something that doesn't interest you. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don't let uncertainty or an unexpected change someone makes get you down. Take the initiative and follow through with your plans. Participate in something that broadens your outlook and encourages you to apply your experience in new and exciting ways. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't wait for someone to outdo you. Take responsibility and bring about the changes that will make your life and relationships more enjoyable. Pay attention to loved ones, and concentrate on being the best you can be. Romance is encouraged. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Rethink your strategy and what you want to accomplish. Changing how you handle money will buy you the freedom to live life your way. Take responsibility for your happiness. Share your plans with someone you love, and follow through. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Know your limits and what you are up against before you agree to get involved in a joint venture. Consider the prospects of moving forward alone or with someone who expects you to compromise. Be practical and make intelligent decisions. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep your thoughts to yourself until you are ready to make an irresistible pitch. How you demonstrate what you have to offer will determine whether you get a "yes" or "no" response. Precision, attention to detail and persuasion are essential. 3 stars