CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jordin Sparks, 33; Brooke Nevin, 40; Ralph Fiennes, 60; Diane Sawyer, 77.
Happy Birthday: Change can be liberating if carefully thought through and executed. Don’t rush what you want to accomplish this year. Slow down, pay attention to detail and make your life better. Keep your plans simple, doable and affordable, and you’ll be happy with the results and feel at ease about the process you choose to reach your destination. Your numbers are 3, 15, 22, 28, 32, 41, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Consider what others want, but don’t deny yourself something for the sake of someone else. Be careful how you handle professional situations set in a party atmosphere. Protect your reputation at all costs. Work the room to advance, not to make a scene. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t complain; adjust what isn’t working for you and move forward. Take control of situations that concern you. Leave nothing to chance, and you’ll be happy with the results. A makeover, upgrade or personal growth will lift your spirits. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look at what others do and say before jumping into something that isn’t a good fit for you. Pour your energy into fulfilling your dreams and ensuring that the people you care about benefit from your decisions. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional issues will surface if you aren’t honest about how you feel or what you want. Speak up, find out where you stand and press forward in a direction that points you toward a path that makes you happy. Romance is encouraged. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take care of time-sensitive documents. Reach out to people who make you laugh and arrange to spend downtime rehashing what’s transpired this year. Don’t get involved in joint ventures or an investment that sounds too good to be true. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You have good ideas, but if you let others interfere with your plans, you won’t be happy with the results. Pay attention to details, set things up to your specifications and share with the people you love. Let romance lead the way. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep busy and enjoy the festivities. Steer clear of stressful situations or people who tend to bring you down or stand between you and the happiness you deserve. Stop talking about your dreams and start turning them into a reality. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put thought and movement behind your plans. Don’t hesitate to bring about changes that make your life easier. Think outside the box, and you’ll discover a path that leads you in a direction you won’t want to miss. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pick up the pace. You’ve got plenty to finish before the year ends. Take care of unresolved matters that have held you back or situations not conducive to achieving your dreams. Take nothing for granted; if you want something done, do it yourself. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t overdo it or make promises you can’t keep. Take the time to show others how you feel instead of offering elaborate gifts. More time spent with loved ones will encourage better relationships and a happy home environment and lifestyle. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Refuse to let someone’s indecisiveness cloud your mind or disrupt your plans. Time is running out; taking care of last-minute preparations will help alleviate the stress caused by outside influences. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Emotional confusion is apparent if you or someone close to you sends mixed messages. Be transparent regarding your feelings, intentions and plans. A romantic gesture must come from the heart. Be bold and say what’s on your mind, and you’ll have no regrets. 2 stars
Birthday Baby: You are hesitant, thoughtful and organized. You are precise and intuitive.
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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