Aries: Opportunity is within reach


CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Catherine Zeta-Jones, 48; Will Smith, 49; Heather Locklear, 56; Michael Douglas, 73.

Happy Birthday: You may crave change, but unless it’s well-thought-out and executed proficiently, it’s best not to venture down that path. Consider the best way to improve your position personally and professionally. Experience and education will be necessary but shouldn’t be exclusive to how you move forward. You can ease your stress by being honest and mapping out your plans for the future. Your numbers are 2, 12, 21, 26, 35, 39, 42.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Initiate change by going through the proper channels. Whatever you want can be achieved if you are reasonable and apply practical methods to reach your goals. Opportunity is within reach, so don’t ignore the chance to advance. Interviews look promising. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Learn all you can about your options and how best to address the personal issues you have regarding health, appearance and lifestyle. Knowing the best way to make positive changes will ensure that you do what’s best for you. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Emotional situations will be difficult to deal with if you aren’t completely honest from beginning to end. Leading someone on or pretending to be something you are not will backfire. Be proud of who you are. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s OK to be different, but pick and choose where, when and why. It may not go over as well among your peers and colleagues as it does at home with family. Nurture important relationships and build a strong home base. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get together with the people who share your interests and concerns. Your ability to stabilize a situation that is teetering on shaky ground will put you in charge. A change in direction will lead to higher income and greater respect. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Refuse to be coaxed into a debate that you don’t want to have. Arguing will cause an emotional backlash and leave you feeling down. Concentrate on how you look and feel about your accomplishments and strive for perfection. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Learn as you go. Admit to mistakes and ease any tension that mounts due to disagreements. Working with the establishment instead of against it will be to your advantage. Look for loopholes, but don’t make a fuss when doing so. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take an interest in what others are doing. Follow through with your promises and redefine what you want to do with the rest of your life. Express your concerns, feelings and intentions. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take note of how you express your thoughts to others, and handle conversations with care. Saying the right thing and sticking to the truth will make a difference to the way you are received. Don’t shirk emotional issues. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A steady pace will be necessary to avoid an unwelcome and unexpected turn of events. Be on guard against anyone who tries to push you in one direction or another. Stick to your plan regardless of what others do. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Pay attention to your work and personal finances. Don’t take a risk just because someone else does. Do your due diligence and only invest in what will benefit you. A change in a contract or business relationship will help stabilize your future. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Wait and watch. If you make a move prematurely, it will end up costing you emotionally and physically. Partnerships will be on shaky ground if one or both of you lack honesty regarding your feelings or whereabouts. 2 stars

Birthday Baby: You are carefree, independent and progressive. You are creative and appealing.

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