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: Anthony Mackie, 45; Jason Alexander, 64; Bruce Springsteen, 74; Mary Kay Place, 76.
Birthday Baby: You are assertive, observant and tolerant. You are original and playful.
Happy Birthday: Bide your time, consider your options and move forward quietly. The less hoopla around what you want to accomplish, the easier it will be to reach your destination this year, minus the interference. Ramp up your energy and enthusiasm and direct them with precision and detail. Be good to yourself, loved ones and causes that concern you. Make health, love and creativity your journey. Your numbers are 8, 12, 17, 23, 32, 44, 48.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep your emotions in check. Be observant, helpful and willing to make time to get what you want. A social invitation will tempt you, but be careful not to bite off more than you can chew. Curb overindulgence. 2 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look at the possibilities and sign up for whatever piques your interest. Don't do anything halfheartedly. Give your all, and you'll reap the rewards. An open mind will collect exciting concepts that can work efficiently to help you gain ground. Avoid temptation. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Share enthusiasm, but don't give away your ideas. Protect against mental and physical theft. Plan to have fun with friends, family or your lover. A social event, physical challenge or home improvement project will bring you joy. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't defer to negativity; keeping busy will get you up and running. Join a cause, create a stir and show off what you have to offer. Don't be afraid to take control, toot your own horn and embrace ideas that challenge and excite you. Trust your instincts. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Pay attention to where the money goes. Emotional spending will not eliminate depression or make you feel better about yourself. Challenge yourself to enrich your life through learning, healthy living and physical activity. Look good and feel good, and you'll do good. Romance is favored. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Speak up, share thoughts and see who shares your vision. Conversations will help put plans in motion that revolve around travel, learning or home improvements. Have your facts ready to back your ideas. Setting a budget will speed up the process. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Set aside playtime. Rewarding yourself will help you regain strength and a positive attitude. Refuse to let anyone rain on your parade. Invite the people you want to spend time with, but don't worry about who shows up to share your hospitality. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take the initiative to clear the air. State facts, live up to your word and deal with the consequences. Originality is the path to being true to your beliefs and responsible for your destiny and happiness. Change based on truth and unstable situations offers gratification. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't waste time on the inevitable. Pay attention and use your skills, knowledge and experience to reach your goal. A personal gain is apparent, but you must do the work to reap the rewards. Don't trust others to do things your way. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Share feelings, concerns and ideas with someone who can offer a different perspective to consider. An investment can pay off, but you must be realistic about your financial situation and the best way to lower your overhead. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do your own thing. Pay attention to detail, channel your energy into what's meaningful to you and don't feel you must follow in someone else's footsteps. Own your successes and failures, and you'll master the art of gratification. Romance is favored. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't block change due to fear or uncertainty. Use your communication skills to get the facts and put thought and details in place that ensure your success. Reach out and help others; the rewards will be heartwarming and encourage you to do more. 4 stars