CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: John Krasinski, 35; Snoop Lion, 43; Viggo Mortensen, 56; Tom Petty, 64.
Happy Birthday: Initiate the changes you’ve been contemplating. Show your readiness to do something about your concerns, and you will feel empowered to attract the support you need to reach your goal. Partnerships will undergo a shakeup that will weed out anyone who hasn’t been contributing enough. Size up situations and size down dead weight. Aim for a streamlined strategy geared toward success.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Do your homework and don’t be afraid to make a change. An opportunity is in the stars, but relocation or a lifestyle change may be necessary to take advantage of it. Go after your dreams instead of giving in to others’ demands.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do what pleases you the most. Don’t wait for an invitation or for someone else to take charge. A creative opportunity will play into your plans. Unanticipated changes are likely to occur, allowing you to do something unique.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Think matters through carefully and you will maintain control of whatever situation you face. Expect to be tested on an emotional level. Show your strengths and you will come out ahead. Don’t hesitate or miss a beat.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t hold back. Prepare to travel if necessary. Interacting with people will help you make a convincing presentation regarding your ideas and plans for the future. Weed out who is in and who is out by the responses you get.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take care of a serious situation early in the day so you can move on to happier moments. Consider your options and you will find a solution that suits you perfectly and encourages you to follow the most enticing path.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Avoid an angry encounter. Confusion will set in if you are pushed into a corner. Don’t ignore your responsibilities, but don’t allow anyone to make demands or dump chores on your lap that don’t belong to you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Dealing with institutions, banks, government agencies and authority figures will be challenging but revealing. A change in the way you feel and the direction you want to head will cause conflict with someone who tries to make choices for you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Call in favors and approach people who can help you reach your goal. Make life-altering changes that will help you gain greater freedom. Times are changing and your time to get ahead is now, so take the initiative.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stay on top of situations that are in the midst of developing. You can raise your standard of living by identifying and then making the most of any exciting new opportunities that come your way. Don’t let an emotional matter escalate.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Tread carefully when dealing with friends, relatives or while traveling. Your best recourse is not change; it’s compromise and protection. Make sure your assets and possessions are safely tucked away from anyone who may be looking for a handout.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Secure your financial position. You have plenty going for you, so don’t let someone with a negative attitude slow you down. Making a move or having a serious talk about your future will lead to forward motion.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Make plans to tie up paperwork and to secure your personal financial position. Money is headed your way, but a lack of discipline can turn your profits into a loss if you overspend or are careless with your money.
Birthday Baby: You are responsible, adaptable and unique. You are outgoing and helpful.
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