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: Rafael Nadal, 37; Anderson Cooper, 56; James Purefoy, 59; Deniece Williams, 72.
Birthday Baby: You are determined, outspoken and entertaining. You are intelligent and unique.
Happy Birthday: Hold yourself accountable this year. Take control, make decisions and don't put up with anyone trying to push you in a direction that doesn't interest you. Map out your plan and pay attention to what's happening around you, and you will overcome controversial situations. Choose to be proactive and positively impact yourself and those you encounter. Your numbers are 7, 12, 18, 27, 34, 36, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make decisions based on the cost involved. Don't go into debt; use your ingenuity to develop a plan to meet your demands. Take on a challenge that helps you master something you want to pursue. Don't dawdle; act. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Control your emotions until you understand the dynamics of whatever situation you face. Partnerships will require patience and intuitive maneuvers to avoid conditions getting blown out of proportion. Choose peace over chaos, and avoid missing out on something new and exciting. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Dig in and get things done. Put your energy where it counts and make a lasting impression. Your determination will attract someone eager to exploit what you have to offer. Don't let compliments go to your head. Make whatever deal you accept worthwhile. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Pamper yourself and alter situations that bother you. Do things that are calming and reflect the lifestyle you strive to achieve. Make physical improvements and love priorities. Give yourself a chance to plan and enjoy what life has to offer. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider your options and ease into your next move. If you overreact or take on too much, you'll lose momentum and fall short of your target. Do what's right and best for everyone, but don't let anyone take advantage of you. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Initiate change, expand your interests and learn something new. Participating in events or challenges that require experience and physical attributes will lead to exciting connections and opportunities. Jump to it and take advantage of what's available, but don't overload your dance card. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Use your experience and skills to accommodate your challenges. Don't let trends consume you when the old-fashioned way offers the same results at a lower cost. Put your energy where it's appreciated and make a difference. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get into the groove and enjoy what life offers. Use your imagination to develop a trendy new look that fetches attention and compliments. Romance is in the stars; an affectionate gesture will spark your interest. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Focus on what's important to you, and make your dreams come true. Don't trust someone to do things for you. Stay on top of what's required until you are satisfied with the results. Control your emotions to avoid negative comments. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look around, and you'll devise a plan to add to your comfort and make your life easier. Discuss your plans with someone you love and respect, and you'll find the best way to turn your dreams into a reality together. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Avoid people who bring you down or treat you inappropriately. Put your effort into building confidence, honing skills and heading in a direction that makes you feel good about yourself. Follow your intuition, and everything else will fall into place. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Pay attention to what things cost. Unnecessary purchases will leave you short and waste your time returning goods you don't need. Focus on entertainment that is free, like a hike in the forest or kicking back with friends. Romance is favored. 2 stars