CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kirsten Dunst, 28; Johnny Galecki, 35; Willie Nelson, 77; Cloris Leachman, 84.
Happy Birthday: Allowing someone to meddle in your affairs will jeopardize a partnership that means a lot to you. Use your experience, knowledge and diplomacy to get to the bottom of things and to make decisions that will allow you to advance. Your relationships with the people around you are either working or they are not. It’s in your best interest to size up your situation and act accordingly.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Circumstances will be very unusual regarding a financial responsibility for someone close to you. Handle any joint ventures carefully. Criticism can lead to a blowout that will be hard to reverse.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do something nice for yourself or for someone you care for. Love and romance should be high on your list. Taking a risk will not bode well with someone who loves you. Think twice before you take action.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t harp on issues that are really not that important. You can do more damage than good if you are too vocal. Your tendency to overreact will lead others to believe that your concerns aren’t valid. Chill out.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Put all your attributes to work for you. There is something unique that you have to offer. Don’t sell yourself short. Bring your talents to the forefront and you will recognize a way to subsidize your income.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll find it difficult to keep your thoughts to yourself, especially if someone is bothering or annoying you. Speaking out will target you for recourse you didn’t expect. A little diplomacy, coupled with your Leo charm will result in your getting your way.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Travel, socializing and being with people you enjoy will stimulate you mentally, physically and emotionally. You can turn a creative idea into something that offers you great joy and a chance to work toward an important goal.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The more giving you are and the more involved you get in assisting others, the better you will feel about yourself and your future. Don’t let someone’s selfish tendency convince you that charity is a waste of time. Follow your intuition.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t waste your time arguing with someone when you know that what you are going to do isn’t going to change. Put your energy into a goal you have set or investing in a project you believe in. Follow your heart.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Before you take flight, consider the consequences of your actions. Stability will help you far more than putting yourself on the line. Take care of your chores or expect to face criticism.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): The less you hide, the better you will do. Expressing your concerns and your plans will put others at ease and may also get you the help you need. A partnership may be enticing but if you can go it alone, do so.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t expect things to get done without a little effort on your part. Hiding information or avoiding your responsibility will set you back emotionally and financially. Finish what you start and don’t lead anyone on or commit to something you aren’t going to honor.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t let a jealous colleague or friend dictate what you can and cannot do. When it comes to love, double check your motives as well as the motives of the person you are with.
Birthday Baby: You are playful and entertaining, adapt well to change and tend to bore easily. You thrive on knowledge and are always a participant.