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: Helena Bonham Carter, 56; Lenny Kravitz, 58; Pam Grier, 73; Stevie Nicks, 74.
Birthday Baby: You are forceful, brave and dutiful. You are outgoing and playful.
Happy Birthday: Forward motion, a positive attitude, and trusting and believing in yourself will lead to a brighter future. Your insight, experience and knowledge will set you apart and help you find your way into the hearts of those who can help make your dreams come true. Stand tall and be proud of what you have to offer, and reward those who join forces with you. Your numbers are 9, 15, 17, 28, 31, 37, 40.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You'll need a pick-me-up to continue a steady pace forward. Don't let changes disrupt your plans or keep you from making pressing decisions. Trust in your judgment, and take bold action to maintain your reputation, position or status. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a stance, speak up and follow your plans. Don't fold under pressure or give in to someone trying to discredit you. Keep your passwords and personal matters secret to avoid loss. Stick to what you do best. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You're on a roll, so don't look back or stop midstream. Build momentum and move quickly. Strive to finish what you start, and win over people who have something to contribute to your long-term plans. Romance is on the rise. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't let emotions get you in trouble. Check your ego at the door, and be a good listener. Sparring with someone looking for a fight will end in disaster. Focus on what's important to you, and implement changes that make you proud. 2 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on self-improvement. Increasing your chance to advance by enhancing your skills, knowledge or connections will pay off. Criticizing others will backfire, making you look bad. Take care of responsibilities, and don't let what others do bother you. Romance is favored. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take an active role in whatever excites you or promises positive changes. How you live, learn and deal with what's going on around you will determine how others perceive you. Be brave, and you will make your mark and encourage new opportunities. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Pay closer attention to meaningful relationships. Don't take anyone or anything for granted. Be willing to offer as much in return as someone provides to you to maintain balance and equality. Handle shared expenses, endeavors or investments with care. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get out and about. Experience is the spice of life. Participate in activities or events that will spark your imagination and encourage you to make the changes you've only dreamed about. Take responsibility for what's to come. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Initiate changes at home that will help you enjoy your life, relationships and hobbies. Make a point to get your responsibilities out of the way quickly, and move on to more pleasurable activities. Romance is encouraged. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A problem with a friend, relative or peer will set you back if you aren't prepared to follow through with your plans, regardless of what others think. Don't get involved in other people's problems. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't limit what you can do because someone opts out or disrupts your plans. Take pride in what you do; carry on until you get your desired results. Focus on personal endeavors, and surround yourself with positive people. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take a moment to review and rethink your strategy. It's OK to do things differently. Put your energy into preparation, and find unique ways to market what you have to offer. A change will encourage you to improve your life. 3 stars