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: Alyson Stoner, 29; Chris Hemsworth, 39; Roxana Ortega, 49; Duane Martin, 57.
Birthday Baby: You are emotional, driven and protective. You are persistent and charitable.
Happy Birthday: Take stock of the past and present, then map your future. Eliminate negativity and replace it with a winner's attitude. Look for opportunities to learn something new, and incorporate a different perspective into what you want to achieve. Refuse to let anyone interfere or make decisions for you. Assume the role of controller of your destiny. Your numbers are 8, 11, 24, 29, 32, 39, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look at the big picture, and you'll see how to use your skills to get ahead. Align yourself with someone who recognizes your strengths and can contribute to what you are trying to achieve. Romance and self-improvement are favored. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Know when to decline an offer. If you let someone railroad you into something you haven't thought through, you will find it difficult to redirect and accommodate your desires. Don't give away personal information or plans. Be a leader, not a follower. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Use your internal radar to figure out what others are thinking or going to do next. Staying ahead of the competition is mandatory. Listen and observe what others do, and you'll be encouraged to devise an efficient alternative. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Pitch in and help, and you'll gain trust and support from someone who can help you advance. A change of plans will unfold if you explain options to those you need by your side to help you complete what you want to achieve. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take pride in what you do, and refuse to let other people's negativity slow you down or make you angry. Stretch your mind to include new and exciting ways to use your intelligence and skills to make your dreams come true. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Participate, then see what happens. Changing how you network or socialize will offer the mental stimulation you crave in your life. Consider what brings you joy, and expand your interests to include activities that contribute to health and happiness. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Give your space a face-lift and focus on entertaining and taking pride in who you are and what you have to offer. Spend time with people who contribute and are interested in making a difference. Accommodate those in need. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Learn your lessons and apply your accumulated information to deal with difficult people and situations. Leave nothing to chance or up to someone who uses anger or force to control outcomes. Believe in yourself. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Update your skills. Keep in sync with what's current. Respond quickly and let your actions speak for you. Don't hesitate to invest more time and money in yourself and your surroundings. A personal or financial gain is within reach. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A change of scenery will give you a unique perspective regarding what's possible. Be open to suggestions and exhaust your resources to ensure you get what you want. You don't need to overdo it to win; stick to basics and your budget. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Let observation guide you. Base decisions on facts and the support others offer. Pay attention to your health and physical needs. Strive to look and feel your best and provide an upbeat presentation once you set your sights on specific goals. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Get your documents in order. A change in how you do things will lead to an exciting proposal. Combine what matters to you with how you earn your living, and you'll find a path that makes you feel passionate and progressive. 3 stars