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: Alfonso Ribeiro, 51; Nancy Travis, 61; Bill Murray, 72; Stephen King, 75.
Birthday Baby: You are original, playful and outspoken. You are determined and hands-on.
Happy Birthday: Expand your mind and incorporate your skills into something you enjoy doing. Take the initiative to explore the possibilities, learn all you can from experts and sign up for courses that will encourage you to broaden your skills. Use your imagination to build a future that gives you the freedom to achieve your dreams. Your numbers are 6, 11, 20, 28, 31, 36, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Retreat and rethink. If you act in haste, you'll make a mistake. Take your time and get things right the first time. You'll become a valuable commodity if you are patient and direct from the beginning. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Absorb whatever information you can, then use it to your advantage. Put your time and effort where they will bring the highest return. Don't limit what you can do because someone wants to use your skills or services to their advantage. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Listen to suggestions, but don't concur with something that doesn't meet your expectations. Channel your energy into perfecting what you want to do and executing your plans with finesse. Don't get involved in anything that jeopardizes your physical well-being. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Simplify your life and relationships. Conduct your affairs to suit your needs. Discard what's no longer valid or of use to you. Set new standards and goals, and research how best to get what you want. Personal gain is favored. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look for answers and you'll discover something that helps you change how you use your skills. Your personal adjustments will make a difference in how others treat you. Kindness and compassion will encourage others to see things your way. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Refuse to be a follower. Consider what others expect of you and whether it's worth your time to continue down this path or to switch to something that makes you excited. Plan your future with someone who shares your long-term goals. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Share your feelings; the response will help you decide your next move. Set your sights on learning something new or taking your skills to the next level. A positive lifestyle change is apparent. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be a good listener. A sensitive approach to life, love and dealing with others will pay off. A little help will go a long way and encourage others to pitch in and help. Set a good example, and you'll gain respect. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Share information with someone traveling down a similar path. A positive change in how you do your job or take care of responsibilities will raise your profile and give you more clout when dealing with your peers. Trust your instincts. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Focus on presentation and money management. A domestic change that lowers your overhead and gives you the freedom to do things you enjoy is apparent and will confirm something you instinctively knew about yourself. Make an honest assessment and a positive change. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Neglecting duties or falling behind will limit your freedom to do things you enjoy. Get your responsibilities out of the way, and you'll get the opportunity to make a positive lifestyle change that will improve your living space and relationships with others. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take the initiative. Learn or travel about in preparation for something you want to instill into your everyday routine. Maintaining honesty and integrity will make your life stress-free and encourage you to distance yourself from those who don't share your values. 3 stars