CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Malala Yousafzai, 25; Rachel Brosnahan, 32; Phoebe Tonkin, 33; Steve Howey, 45.
Happy Birthday: Facts and truth matter. Listen, assess and do your research. Trust your intelligence, memory and ability to get to the bottom of anything questionable. Take the initiative and discover unique ways to improve your everyday life. Invest more time and money in how you look and what you know, and up your game with diversification. Live, learn and laugh. Your numbers are 7, 14, 23, 29, 32, 39, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look for answers, take control and learn about health, stress management and how to achieve a fulfilling, happy life. By being responsible for your decisions, you’ll feel better about yourself and the direction you pursue. Avoid overload. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Set your sights on your goal and make whatever changes necessary to get what you want. An assertive attitude will help you push your way past slowpokes holding you back. Don’t let uncertainty set in due to emotional interference. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take charge, and don’t rely on others to do things for you. Look at the scope of what you want to achieve. Focus on the details that will get you to your destination; your long-term plan will lead to victory. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Trust in yourself. Don’t follow anyone or give others control over what happens to you. Make decisions that contribute to your pursuits. Overreacting will lead to problems. Distance yourself from temptation, and do your best to declutter your life. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put your responsibilities behind you before you head out to do something more enjoyable. Your spare time will be significantly better if you have a clear conscience. Changing your routine to fit your lifestyle will pay off. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take a hint from someone you respect. Making comparisons can help you visualize what makes you happy and how to accommodate your needs. Putting an end to what is no longer working for you will help you embrace the freedom closure presents. 5 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Concentrate on who and what you want to be, and map out a responsible plan that encourages you to apply your skills and experience to achieve your goals. Arguing won’t solve problems; fix yourself before trying to change others. 2 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Revise your plans to fit any changes that pop up. Staying on top of situations will help alleviate stress. Be innovative, use your imagination and learn as you go. Change begins with you. 4 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Overspending and underestimating will play havoc with your life if you lack discipline. A tight schedule will help keep you on the straight and narrow and set your mind at ease. Personal growth and physical fitness are encouraged. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Talk things through to make sure you are on the same page as the people around you, then proceed to the finish line. You’ll accomplish your objective if you are earnest, focused and refuse to give in to temptation or outside interference. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Dig deep and you’ll discover you have the answer you need to get on with your life. Evaluate, plan and move forward with confidence knowing that you are doing what’s best for you. Be a leader and do your own thing. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep trying until you feel comfortable with the results. Share your thoughts with people experiencing similar situations. You will find a way to resolve anything standing in your way. Hope for a better future. 4 stars
Birthday Baby: You are thoughtful, original and helpful. You are emotional and secretive.
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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