CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Tricia Helfer, 36; Jennifer Esposito, 37; Meshach Taylor, 63; Joel Grey, 78

Happy Birthday: Expect to make waves if you want to make a difference. It’s your turn to take control, no matter how hard that might seem. A unique contribution you make will bring you the recognition you require to get you to the next level. Being objective will allow you to see the possibilities and utilize your skills to their best potential.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): What you want is right in front of you. Use your imagination. Complement your skills with a healthy ego, a little savvy and a drop of ingenuity and you will move in a direction that suits you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do your own fact-finding instead of taking a leap of faith. Listen to what someone without a vested interest thinks about what you are considering. You are sitting in a good position so don’t let anyone pressure you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t take chances. Speak directly to the people from whom you need information before you get involved in a project that may compromise you. Uncertainty should be your red flag to back off. Emotions may trigger your making a decision you will live to regret.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A discussion regarding your current position, status and place of residence will help you make a decision that will alter your future. An interesting and unusual proposal will lift some of the stress you are undergoing.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will have to make changes and concessions if you want to keep moving forward. Be very clear about what you have to bring to the table. Overestimating your value will backfire, leaving you in a vulnerable position.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Get out and enjoy friends, family or places you find interesting. The break will help you distance yourself from any problems or stressful situations you face. Time spent with someone special will lead to a closer relationship.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your power of persuasion will come in handy, especially when dealing with partners, youngsters or someone you are responsible for. Take another look at an old project or hobby and you will be able to revamp, reuse and complete what’s been left undone.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make up your own mind who and what you are going to believe. There is no point getting angry over something you cannot change. The people you connect with now should have similar concerns and interests. Honesty will be what counts.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Trying to avoid situations that make you uncomfortable will cause more problems. Face personal and emotional situations head-on. An investment can turn a profit if you make the right choice.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look at your investments and put a little thought into your current living arrangements. Changes can be made, along with profits. Challenging someone who is adamant about following a different path will lead to a dispute.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take on a new challenge or research something that interests you. Honing your skills and getting involved in unusual pastimes will bring you greater insight into how you can be successful in following new goals.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Refuse to let anyone make you feel guilty for something you are not responsible for. Get back to basics and reconnect with people from your past. Reuniting will refresh old ideas and goals that have greater potential to be successful now.

Birthday Baby: You will not sugarcoat anything you believe needs to be said. You are imaginative and creative and know how to use your talents wisely. You are an idealist.

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