CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taye Diggs, Christy Turlington, Cuba Gooding Jr., Gabrielle Carteris.

Happy Birthday: Your talents will surface this year, allowing you the versatility to turn something that isn’t working into something that is. You will gain ground socially and professionally. This is a year to progress and to follow through with your plans.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Discuss your goals with family and prepare to put your bid in for a better position. You’ve always wanted to be your own boss and now is as good a time as any to look into the possibility.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20):
Your stubborn nature will be your downfall today. Try not to back yourself into a corner. Self-awareness will be the key to better understanding.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Avoid confrontations of any kind. A creative outlet will help you ease your stress to enable you to make better decisions. Avoid involvement in a secret affair.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You will upset someone who loves you if you do too much for outsiders. Reassurance, good will and lots of love and affection should help to smooth things over.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Leave well enough alone when it comes to your personal life. You will accomplish the most if you think about projects that you have on your to-do list this year.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will have excellent ideas for ways of furthering your career, but don’t jump too fast. Take time to research and follow through with every lead you get. Romance is taking an interesting turn.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can make financial gains if you put your cash on the line, but don’t leave yourself short. Changes at home will be beneficial. You can make a wise long-term investment.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Give yourself a much-needed break and take some time to start a new relationship or make it up to the partner you’ve been ignoring. Take a moment and reassess your future.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get an early start on the workload that has built up over the past week. Your enthusiasm will inspire your peers and clients. Make it clear that you will not let anyone stand in your way, but that you will always be a team player.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Get yourself into a regimented routine. Your involvement in competitive activities will be stimulating and help to build your confidence.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may need to have a little heart-to-heart with yourself. A secret affair will lead to absolutely no good. Get a grip on yourself before you damage your reputation.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t let anyone force you to make decisions too quickly. This is a year of change, so prepare now to stay in control and pick and choose as you please. Romance will develop in the strangest ways.

Birthday Baby: You are intuitive and can usually choose the right course of action. You are goal-oriented and will work hard to achieve whatever you set out to do.

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