CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ryan Reynolds, 47; Cat Deeley, 47; Weird Al Yankovic, 64; Dwight Yoakam, 67.
Happy Birthday: Strategy is essential if you want to reach your goal. Put emotions aside and refuse to put up with drama or overreact to domestic or relationship mayhem. A steady pace, discipline and a good imagination will carry you to the finish line. Put your energy to good use and your connections, awareness and passion toward finishing what you start. Pay attention to loved ones. Your numbers are 7, 13, 21, 25, 32, 38, 44.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Reach out and connect with people with something to offer. Don’t make unnecessary changes to show off. Take care of responsibilities and live up to your promises, and you’ll get the desired recognition. Accentuate what you know and do best. 4 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Accept the inevitable and make it work in your favor. Keep your life simple, stick to what works best for you and optimize your talents to ensure you get the most out of everything you pursue. Personal gain and romance are favored. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Target your energy toward success, and you won’t be sorry. The results you get will stabilize your position and boost your reputation. Don’t expect everyone to be happy for you. A jealous onlooker will try to muscle their way into your spotlight. 5 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Dump the routine and delve into something challenging. Explore your options, learn something new, and contribute your time, items or skills to a cause you care about; an unexpected opportunity will blossom. A change at home will make you happy. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep a low profile, observe and take notes. A sensitive situation will spin out of control if you are too vocal or pushy. Don’t mix business with pleasure or complain about your work problems at home. Make self-improvement your target. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take advantage of learning opportunities. Adopt a routine that is new and exciting. Take responsibility for your happiness instead of letting life unfold without guidance or personal input. Get involved in your interests and join forces with someone who shares your likes and dislikes. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Look for a unique way to handle pushy people and unscrupulous situations. A proactive approach will stifle anyone trying to take advantage of you. An outlet for tension and anxiety will help you overcome adversity. Self-improvement is favored. 5 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Speaking up and saying what’s on your mind will help you move forward. Honesty and integrity may not be straightforward, but they will help you clarify your position and choices. Prepare to accept and make the changes necessary. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get your facts straight, share your thoughts and concerns, and make a difference. An articulate assertion of what you propose to do will help you build confidence and support to proceed. Add fitness and a superior health regimen to your routine. 4 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick to your plan and don’t stop until you reach your goal. Your enthusiasm will ignite onlookers, influencing them to contribute. A joint venture looks lucrative and will help save money. An aesthetic change at home will make life easier and more enjoyable. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be wary of anyone trying to push you in a questionable direction. Stick to a budget, regardless of temptation or bullying. A firm position will make it difficult for anyone to infiltrate or control what happens next. Be good to yourself. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Make your money work for you. Use your skills strategically and make alterations as you move forward. A change of heart will disrupt your plans if you can’t separate common sense from emotional manipulation. A financial or partnership opportunity is favored. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are demonstrative, perceptive and persistent. You are decisive and influential.
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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