Taurus: Secrecy will help


CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Shawn Ashmore, 35; Toni Braxton, 47; Simon Cowell, 55; Joy Behar, 72.

Happy Birthday: Don’t look back or live in the past or you will miss a fantastic year of opportunities, change and excitement. Favors will be granted and a new approach to the way you handle stress, responsibilities and goal-oriented projects will change as your confidence improves and your knowledge and skills become easier for you to master and execute. Focus on advancement and happiness.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Present your ideas and you will grab the interest of someone important. A development in a personal relationship will allow you to make the changes you’ve wanted to make to improve your lifestyle. Travel, moves and educational pursuits will pay off.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Secrecy will help you avoid interruptions that can stand between you and accomplishment. Do your research carefully to avoid a costly error. If you have to use pressure or overspend, you are best to back away and rethink your strategy.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Mixed messages can lead to uncertainty. Open up and share your feelings with anyone you feel may ruin your chance to advance. Call in favors and make personal improvements to ensure you get your way. Networking will lead to success.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Ask questions if you are uncertain about a situation or what’s expected of you. Don’t allow an emotional moment to soil your reputation or your ability to do a good job. Someone’s change of heart will end up being to your benefit.


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stick to what you do and enjoy the most. Arguing won’t result in satisfaction. Take care of domestic responsibilities quickly and move on to entertaining, energetic pastimes. Love is on the rise and romance will improve your life.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your emotions in check and your mind on whatever task you’ve been given. Don’t worry about what everyone else is doing when your own accomplishments are what count. Secure your position using insightful and unusual means.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Concentrate on what’s important to you. Don’t give in to pressure that someone puts on you at home or at work. Recruit people you feel can make a difference. The contributions made to a group you believe in will raise your profile.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Make today a new beginning. Look at your choices and do what you can to improve your home environment. You can make an insightful move if you let your creativity lead the way. Focus on physical fitness and improving your health.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take control and make whatever changes are necessary to improve your surroundings, your position and your reputation. Don’t give in to someone who is talking big but doing little. Have confidence in who you are and what you can do.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep a low profile. You will achieve the most if you work alone. Avoid any impulsive moves, purchases or decisions. Concentrate on learning, observing and re-evaluating, and you will avoid the pitfalls that interference is likely to entail.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Direct your energy into moneymaking ideas. Don’t let someone who is negative discourage you from following your dream. Invite people you have successfully worked with in the past to contribute to your plan. Love is on the rise.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Fairness will bring good results, but emotional meddling will lead to trouble. You can avoid a nasty argument if you stick to what you do best and try to steer clear of a negative situation. Avoid making a snap decision.

Birthday Baby: You are charming, gracious and insightful. You are adaptable and progressive.

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