CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Meghan Trainor, 21; Brooke Nevin, 32; Ralph Fiennes, 52; Diane Sawyer, 69.
Happy Birthday: Build up your strength, courage and your plans for the future. What you do now will bring you added benefits for years to come. Don’t let the changes others make hinder you from following your own path. Expand your interests, but protect your savings and your financial stability. Walk away from discord and negativity and engage in relationships that offer equality.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t take what someone says too literally or feel obligated to make choices you aren’t ready to make. Bide your time, and something you really want to do will become feasible. Put practicality high on your priority list.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look for the positive in everything, and you will find it. Focus on change, learning something new and applying what you know in order to advance. Set time aside for romance. Travel plans can be made and communication is a priority.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do whatever it takes to change your direction or make self-improvements. Don’t venture out into crowded places if you don’t have to. Make a point of connecting with someone via phone or email.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t get frazzled over little things that really don’t matter. Nothing is so important that you should worry yourself sick about it. Take a step back and let others make changes. Stick to what works for you and don’t feel pressured to do otherwise.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Enjoy last-minute shopping, getting in the spirit of the season and having fun with friends, but don’t go over budget. Hidden costs will lead to stress if you aren’t careful. You cannot buy love, so don’t put your finances in jeopardy.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may be busy, but it will be important to take time out to nurture important relationships. Shopping will lead to successful purchases. Family encounters will bring emotions to the surface. Step back and focus on being patient and calm.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The craziness going on around you will distract and unnerve you. Do your best to avoid someone who puts you on the defensive. The busier you are, the easier it will be to put your personal life in perspective.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get in touch with an old friend. A change at home may come as a surprise, but once you have time to think about it, you will see it’s in your best interest. Don’t let added responsibilities get you down.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t be fooled by the help offered — something will be wanted in return. Ask questions and you will discover how best to go about making your personal life better. Someone unique will improve your outlook and your future.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t buy useless items. Being practical and doing what’s best for everyone will benefit your bank account and your future relationships. Offer simple solutions that will help bring you closer to the people you love.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let confusion set in when it comes to money matters. Excessive purchases will not help you start the new year off on the right foot. Use your imagination and you can please everyone with your thoughtfulness.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t neglect work or the networking you can accomplish at industry events. You will meet someone who has exciting ideas and projects that interest you. Make plans to get together with this person in the new year.
Birthday Baby: You are industrious and determined. You are powerful, competitive and intense.
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