CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jessica Biel, 24; Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 44; Herschel Walker, 44; Ira Glass, 47.

Happy Birthday: You approach things with a pure heart and a trusting attitude and this can sometimes get you into trouble. You should solidify your good relationships and rid yourself of the negative ones. Open your mind to new concepts and ways of doing things so you will have greater clarity this year.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will realize your capabilities today and will bounce back from any aggravation that comes your way. You will turn a little into a lot in a short period of time. You can resolve a problem that has been plaguing you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take matters into your own hands and you can get things done your own way. An older relative may try to stop you from following through with something that means a lot to you. If the advice being given is for your own good think twice before proceeding.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The fine print will be what counts today. Don’t sign anything without dissecting every aspect of what is being proposed. Expect nothing and take nothing for granted.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A chance to prove yourself is in the works so stick to what you know. You will be able to make some professional changes that should lead to a more interesting position.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): The more unusual route you take, the greater satisfaction you’ll receive. An opportunity to try something totally different will open your eyes to a new direction. Someone may confuse you emotionally. Be prepared.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Travel, relaxation, having fun and in general enjoying yourself should be your intent. Love and romance should be considered one of your main goals today. Don’t let anyone put words in your mouth or dump responsibilities in your lap.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your goal should be to listen and learn today. You will be able to put new information to good use sooner than you think. This is a great day to tie up loose ends and to get on with the things that really matter to you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can make some major changes to your home and your current personal situation if you take the initiative. This is a day of action and, if you don’t take action, someone else will leave you in a vulnerable position.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t sit around stewing about things you can’t change. Your best outlet will be physical activity. You need to relieve the stress you’ve been experiencing before you tackle something that will contribute to your worries.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Love interests will develop if you travel or you visit some of the places you used to frequent. An old partner is likely to want to get together. A greater sense of who you are and what you want will make you appealing to someone who has an interest in you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t lose sight of your goals. Mistakes will be made if you don’t pay close attention. Don’t leave anything to chance. Confusion will play an important role in your life today. Don’t get distracted.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Expect someone to be doing things behind your back. As long as you are aware of the underlying deceit, it won’t get out of hand or cause you grief. Anger is never the answer but outsmarting someone at his or her own game is.

Birthday Baby: You are emotional, sensitive and very caring. You have additional reserve energy and persistence that helps you see any matter through to the end. You are resilient.

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