CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Leonardo DiCaprio, 49; Calista Flockhart, 59; Demi Moore, 61; Marc Summers, 72.
Happy Birthday: Set the stage for what you want to accomplish this year. A systematic approach will eliminate doubt and encourage swift action. Don’t let situations you cannot control slow you down. Use kindness and consideration, and you’ll get your desired response to reach your goal. Dedication and hard work will help you say no to temptation and interference. Know what you are up against and set high standards. Your numbers are 7, 18, 21, 25, 33, 42, 47.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Free thinking will get you where you want to go. An unusual financial opportunity, contract or pursuit will give you hope for a better future. A joint venture will turn out better than anticipated. Love and personal gain are on the rise. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put your energy where it counts. Leave nothing unfinished, and steer others in a direction that is useful to you and brings out the best in them. Timing is everything, and your ability to develop a decent plan will pay off. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put your trust in you, not someone nudging you to do things their way. Stand tall and proceed with confidence. The more control you have, the less interference you’ll encounter. Use your vocabulary and imagination to outsmart anyone trying to exploit you. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Settle your differences in a sporting manner, and you will be granted what you want and need to reach your goal. A financial gain, healthy lifestyle change or networking event will do wonders for your state of mind and the prospects you want to pursue. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You don’t have to give up if someone you were counting on declines to help. Focus on your end game and do what’s necessary to excel. Put your energy where it does the most good, and you won’t have to share the rewards with anyone but yourself. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Learn all you can, take notes and question experts. Knowledge is a game changer when dealing with situations that require nurturing. Your willingness to do the work yourself will attract the most unusual helpers. Positive action will lead to encouraging change. Control emotional spending. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let anger take over when it’s peace and understanding that will help you get your way. A positive attitude and transparency will appeal to the type of people you want on your team. Put your best foot forward and see what happens. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Set goals based on what’s available. Don’t waste time waiting for someone who isn’t reliable. Take ownership of what you do, and happiness will follow. Change for yourself, not to please someone who doesn’t contribute. Network and you’ll find your people. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Participate, add your thoughts and act out your intentions. Make the world around you a better place with a smile, compassion and understanding, and you’ll help someone struggling. Your gratitude will be infectious and encourage others to promote your sentiments. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Ask questions and look for alternatives that encourage peace of mind and discourage negativity. A domestic change is overdue; follow your heart and appease your mind. Nurturing yourself is a health benefit; don’t neglect your needs. Change begins with you. 2 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A joint venture will stimulate your mind and encourage you to reinforce your thoughts through research and speculative tactics. The more you know, the easier it is to make solid decisions. A discussion with someone special will encourage a lifestyle change. 5 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Fact-check everything you hear and avoid getting caught in someone else’s misinformation. Concentrate on whatever serves your best interests and is financially to your advantage. Strive for stability and security. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are spontaneous, imaginative and influential. You are thorough and inquisitive.
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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