CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Candice Patton, 35; Minka Kelly, 43; Mindy Kaling, 44; Sherry Stringfield, 56.
Happy Birthday: Observe what’s happening around you to ensure you make decisions in your best interest this year. Focus more on your needs and less on accommodating others. Take better care of your emotional, physical and financial concerns by refusing to let others deplete your resources or take advantage of your generosity. A steady pace will help you take advantage of the possibilities and opportunities you encounter. Your numbers are 3, 11, 24, 27, 30, 39, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Speak up, gather facts and encourage those you encounter. You don’t have to go overboard to make a difference; when you do the right thing, doors open and positive change occurs. Focus on making your world a better place. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put your heart and soul into exploring what interests you. Expand your circle of friends and implement the changes that make you happy. Be sympathetic toward those in need, but don’t pay for someone else’s mistake. Apply pressure where it matters. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Someone will offer false information to avoid emotional interaction. Conjecture will lead to trouble if you don’t understand the dynamics of a situation. Don’t act hastily; time is on your side, and caution is in your best interest. Play to win. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Pay attention to what’s happening at home and how you can make the most out of whatever situation you face. Slow down, take a deep breath and do your best to avoid negativity, poor behavior and anyone trying to take advantage of you. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Negotiate and sign contracts based on the facts you receive and what makes it worthwhile. An aggressive approach will show others you can handle whatever comes your way. Celebrate your victory with someone you love. Romance and physical improvement are favored. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Put more trust in yourself than in others. Be the mastermind behind your ideas, adventures and decisions. A steady pace, honesty and integrity will lead to good results. Pay attention and satisfy your needs. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Live and learn. Embrace events and activities that are a learning experience and lead to exciting introductions and answers you require to make a life-changing decision. Personal growth, physical enhancements and updating your qualifications are favored. Make romance a priority. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Follow your heart, source possibilities and don’t leave decisions to anyone but yourself. Ignore anyone trying to push you in a direction that doesn’t feel right or offering something you don’t need or want. Stay on course and do your own thing. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t let anyone fill your head with misinformation. Do your due diligence, ask questions and gather information from those with different views, and what you learn will help you gain the respect of others and make wise decisions. Make peace and love priorities. 2 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A change someone suggests will tempt you. Before you move, review the cost and time involved in reaching your goal. Home improvements will pay off, but only if you can proceed without disrupting meaningful relationships. Be ready to offer incentives. 5 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put yourself first and give others the same right. It’s OK not to agree or to head in your direction. An intelligent decision and explanation will alleviate discord that can ruin your and others’ plans. Choose peace and love over chaos. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Put your emotions aside and make finance-friendly decisions. Don’t jeopardize your home or personal life due to false information you receive. Focus on the truth, eliminate debt and surround yourself with legitimate opportunities based on facts. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are adamant, influential and talkative. You are forceful and trailblazing.
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.
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