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: Anna Faris, 46; Don Cheadle, 58; Andrew McCarthy, 60; Howie Mandel, 67.
Birthday Baby: You are demonstrative, optimistic and inventive. You are changeable and dynamic.
Happy Birthday: A positive and open attitude will help you navigate the ups and downs this year. Don't let being too trusting be your downfall. Be resourceful. Research and verify every bit of information you receive from outside sources. Focus on your goals, not the people trying to get you to change or be a follower. Your numbers are 7, 18, 22, 26, 31, 37, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Pay attention to what's happening around you and pitch in and help. Your input will influence the outcome and position you for unexpected opportunities. Business trips or meetings will enlighten and encourage you to acquire additional knowledge and skills. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You'll be confused by what you want to do. Get an early start and eliminate the problem of running out of time. Put your muscle where it counts and your energy into success, not disagreement. Change only what's necessary. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Build momentum and show everyone what you've got to offer. Put your best foot forward, and don't trust anyone to handle matters for you. Shape your future with innovative ideas and hands-on methods that allow you to maintain control. Romance is favored. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Handle your cash creatively. Look for investments that you can control and build over time. Solid and secure plans will alleviate stress and make it easier to decide your fate as you continue along a risk-free path. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take nothing for granted. Keep an eye on what others say and do, and you'll avoid being blindsided by someone trying to put one over you. Let discipline and integrity be your calling cards to ensure people treat you respectfully. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Change begins with you, so don't let anyone else decide your next move. Mull over your options and study the ramifications. Compensate to ensure everything you want to do runs smoothly. Protect your home and family from risky situations. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Size up your situation and use your attributes to get ahead. A good idea executed with finesse and enthusiasm will draw positive attention and help you make a positive difference. Physical fitness and a healthy diet will help you look your best. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take care of responsibilities before someone asks you to get moving. Build a stellar reputation by going above and beyond the call of duty. Set the standard instead of lowering the bar. Deal with sensitive issues carefully. Keep the peace. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Do for yourself and avoid disappointment. You'll be prodded to do things that don't suit you. Set high standards, and don't stop until you are happy with the results. Express your feelings and follow your heart. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A proposal that sounds smashingly good will have hidden drawbacks. Play it safe and back away from any dubious or costly situations. If you want a change, make your surroundings comfortable. Explore the best way to update your qualifications. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don't hide your feelings. Speak up, share your intentions and find out where you stand. Your drive, insight and desire to get ahead will have a lasting impression on someone who can help you advance. Self-improvement and personal growth are encouraged. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be careful what you wish for and who you share with today. Someone will intentionally misinterpret you if given a chance. Choose your words wisely, and promise only what you want and know you can fulfill. Arguing will lead to an unnecessary feud. 3 stars