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: Dilshad Vadsaria, 37; Kimberly Williams-Paisley, 51; Nas, 49; Robert Wisdom, 69.
Birthday Baby: You are persistent, engaging and sensitive. You are original and quick-witted.
Happy Birthday: Positive change is within reach. Educational pursuits, a physical move, or participating in something you've never done before will bring you in contact with people who motivate you to use your skills and talents fruitfully. Emphasize what you enjoy doing, and you'll accomplish far more than you expect. Promote yourself and your talents, and you'll make financial gains. Your numbers are 7, 13, 18, 24, 31, 38, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Think big, but stick to the basics. Plan your actions and keep things simple and doable. Don't guesstimate; sticking to the facts will help you maintain your budget and get things done on time. Being energetic will help excite others. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Uncertainty is a fair warning to rethink your strategy. Put your emotions aside and decide what to do next based on facts and figures. Watching how others react to situations will indicate how to proceed. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put your energy and enthusiasm where they count. Aim to progress by using your skills and talents to outmaneuver the competition. Take whatever you do seriously; play to win. Don't take chances with your health or physical well-being. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Present what you have to offer with pizazz. Pay attention to detail, and you'll make a lasting impression. A partnership will help you bring about changes at home that add to your comfort and eliminate stress. Love and romance are enhanced. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Pay attention to detail and avoid a mishap. Decisions you make while under emotional pressure will backfire. Explore the possibilities, but don't commit time or money to something that isn't a sure thing. Dismiss anyone using dynamic tactics to manipulate you. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Gather information before making a decision that affects your position. Stay calm and make a point to explain and demonstrate what you have to offer and are willing to do. Stretching your imagination will encourage new beginnings. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Explore the possibilities. Check out what's new and exciting. Choose to make the most by using what you already have. Keeping your plans simple and affordable will improve your life. Update your image to boost your morale. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Size up what's happening in your life. Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, and adjust your lifestyle to ensure you put your best foot forward and use your skills and gifts to pursue what's important to you. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't take anything for granted. If you want something done correctly, do it yourself. Verify facts before you pass the information along. A serious discussion will help clear up a misunderstanding and bring you closer to someone with shared interests and concerns. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make a change and a difference. How you handle contracts, domestic issues and love will determine your happiness. Be bold, say what's on your mind, find out where you stand and act accordingly. It's time to regain control. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't feel obligated to do something that doesn't fit into your schedule or help you get what you want. Putting your energy into something that matters to you will improve your home and your livelihood. A financial gain is within reach. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Prepare before you act. Have a plan to prevent mishaps and physical setbacks due to injury or unnecessary health risks. Pay attention to meaningful relationships. Make changes that bring you closer to someone you love. 4 stars