CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kat Dennings, 36; Chris Evans, 41; Tim Allen, 69; Stellan Skarsgard, 71.
Happy Birthday: Be a participant and make a difference. Put your energy where it will do some good. A steady pace and good work ethic help you position yourself for success this year. Set your sights high, and face any challenge you encounter with a positive approach. Lean toward a simple, moderate lifestyle that lowers stress and builds confidence and satisfaction. Your numbers are 5, 18, 22, 28, 32, 35, 49.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Focus on money, health and contracts. Go over every detail before putting together a strategy that prompts you to work alongside positive people who are trying to make a difference in the concerns you share. Speak passionately, and you’ll win favors. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep your intentions to yourself. Spend time working toward your goal behind closed doors. Ward off tempting offers by someone coaxing you to make an unnecessary change. Concentrate on personal growth, happiness and success. Discipline is your path to victory. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Set things up the way you want, then carry on until you are satisfied. Trust in your ability to see the big picture, and utilize your strengths to get ahead. Don’t share secrets or reveal sensitive information. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Being modest will spare you from taking on too much or overspending. You’ll make new acquaintances and gain insight into what you can do to help others if you make a positive contribution to a cause. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on learning, listening and connecting with like-minded people. Distance yourself from anyone trying to persuade you to do something you shouldn’t. Keep busy, and don’t get involved in other people’s dilemmas. A positive attitude will ward off negative input. 5 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Act on your intentions. Take the plunge by letting others know how you feel and what you plan to do next. A change will enlighten and help you visualize the best way to proceed. Don’t let your ego get in the way. 2 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Sign up for a course or talk to an expert about something that interests you. The information you pick up will help you choose a better future. Investments or home improvements will motivate you to make a move. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take the path that intrigues you. Refuse to let anyone burden you with responsibilities that don’t belong to you. A change in a meaningful relationship will lead to a lifestyle adjustment. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make a difference, focus on positive change and don’t get involved with people who play games or use manipulative tactics to take advantage of you. Live life your way, and surround yourself with people who share your beliefs and attitude. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Work quietly on your own until you get things done to your specification. Walk away from extreme temptations. A change at home will bring you closer to the people you love. Challenge yourself, and you’ll gain confidence and self-respect. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Sit tight until you research your next move. Don’t feel threatened by what others do or say. Keep your feet firmly planted and your mind on what’s important to you. Finish what you start, and success will follow. 4 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Implement change that makes you look and feel your best. Discuss your ideas with someone who can help you turn your thoughts into something concrete and lucrative. Don’t let anyone lead you astray. Choose to pursue what makes you happy. 2 stars
Birthday Baby: You are bold, insightful and innovative. You are sensitive and helpful.
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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