CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mia Hamm, 38; Rob Lowe, 46; Gary Sinise, 55; Kurt Russell, 59.
Happy Birthday: Emotional issues will be brought to the surface. You can’t take advantage of the opportunities that are present this year if you labor over trivial matters. Open a door that will lead you in a new direction, allowing you to use your creativity and original ideas. A partnership that will help inspire you is apparent and can bring favorable results.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t put up with anyone trying to hold you back. Be bold and honest about your intentions and plans. A personal problem may seem impossible but, once you begin to deal with it, you will discover a way to turn things around.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get to the bottom of things quickly to avoid unnecessary criticism and opposition. Positive changes will bring about better relationships. Share your ideas with an organization looking for solutions and reform.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do everything you can to help others. Your response to a cry for help will bring you in contact with people who have plenty to say but little to offer. Don’t fall for empty promises. Get everything in writing.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): If you are too involved in what others think of you, it may end up costing you. Put your work first in order to avoid any uncertainty regarding your future. Finish what you start before you take care of personal matters.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on love, romance and the person you favor. Taking a serious look at your current lifestyle or beliefs will help you make decisions about the future. An unorthodox offer may be tempting but read the fine print.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll be tempted to jump into a deal that may not be in your best interest. Don’t take a risk. Moderation will be required no matter what you are involved in, so slow down. Excess is the enemy and hard work your ally.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Do whatever it takes to please any partner you are involved with personally or professionally. Lay out a fair plan that offers as much to everyone involved as it does to you. Don’t limit your chance to get ahead by being lazy or introspective; speak up.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get busy turning your talents into cash. Your ability to adapt to the times and the climate of a situation will help you achieve the success you’ve been pursuing. Good fortune can be yours if you make the right moves.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll be pulled in different directions when it comes to emotional matters. The changes at home may not be welcome at first but, once you give things a chance to settle down, you will realize there are better times ahead.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You don’t have to make a choice just because someone is putting pressure on you. Sometimes it takes an insensitive remark from someone to get you back on track. Don’t take offense; learn from the experience.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Life may be a little confusing if you buy into what someone is telling you. Don’t be enticed by an offer full of false pretenses. Focus on what you can have and do. Your kindness and generosity will attract positive attention.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll be caught in an emotional whirlwind. Don’t let temptation lead you down the wrong path. Let your feelings be known and react respectfully. Find out where you stand and what is required of you.
Birthday Baby: You are unique and quick to act. You are an opportunist, an organizer and a competitor. You communicate expressively.