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: Hilary Duff, 35; Ranbir Kapoor, 40; Mira Sorvino, 55; Janeane Garofalo, 58.
Birthday Baby: You are secretive, possessive and determined. You are precise and observant.
Happy Birthday: Put emotional spending to rest this year, and focus on saving for something special. Rethink your life strategy and what's important to you, and you'll devise a plan that will encourage you to update your skills and learn something that makes you feel good about yourself and your future. Your progress depends on desire. Put your best foot forward. Your numbers are 5, 18, 24, 29, 33, 36, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look at the broader scope of a situation, and you'll gain perspective on what you can do to improve things. Rethink your connections and direction, and you'll discover who you can trust to help you get where you want to go. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Pay attention to partnerships. Don't neglect those who have an impact on your life and plans. Be accommodating and offer common sense solutions that will buy you time and encourage you to consider your words and actions. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Pull things together, do the work yourself and take the credit you deserve for your achievements. Get together with people who stimulate you mentally and encourage you to focus on self-improvement. Update your skills and qualifications. Circumvent misunderstandings and jealousy. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): A pick-me-up will be illuminating. Book a spa day or plan to engage in something that brightens your surroundings or makes your place comfortable. Strive for perfection and functionality, and you will reach your target. Romance is on the rise. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): If you look for opportunities, you will find something that interests you. Get involved in a conversation that can offer insight into the pros and cons of something you want to pursue. Educate yourself and negotiate on your own behalf. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A unique relationship approach is favored. Your input will make a difference and change how someone feels about you. By taking control, you will win a seat at the table where you can voice your opinion. Stand up and be counted. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Consider where you put your energy and the returns you get for your hard work, and you'll get a clear picture of the changes you can make to improve your life. Don't wait when action is the key to getting what you want. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Let situations play out. It's best not to show your emotions or give anyone ammunition to disrupt your day or life. Listen carefully and gather information. You'll find clues that will help you outmaneuver anyone who gets in your way. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): A last-minute change someone makes will give you a reason to take note and make compensations that better suit your needs and lifestyle. Don't believe everything you hear or trust someone who has a vested interest in something you have. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You'll get an inside view of something that will prompt you to shift how you do your job or the type of work you pursue. A change that entails a learning curve will be mentally, emotionally and financially advantageous. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Revisit how you feel about your relationships. Whether it's a family, work or romantic relationship, maintaining peace will be necessary if you want to avoid emotional instability. Pay attention to money matters and shared expenses. Avoid overindulgence. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A financial change is apparent. Do everything by the book, or you may end up owing money. Don't let an outsider represent you. Offer legitimacy and transparency to anyone who questions you. Your diligence will lead to personal gain. Romance is favored. 5 stars