CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Garrett Harrison, 22; Amy Braverman, 23; Jessica Simpson, 26; Arlo Guthrie, 59.

Happy Birthday: Think about the prospects that are ahead of you and begin planning. Think positively, lighten up and initiate what it is you want. This is a perfect year to change professions, study something new or get back into shape. You decide where to put your effort.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Stick to what you know and do best. You may be questioned about your ability to complete projects. Be honest and offer what you can but don’t let anyone take advantage of you. Be professional, stick up for yourself and you will win.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You have plenty to offer so participate – do your part. It will be quite impressive. Someone will notice what you are doing and want to join your team so prepare to engage in a new friendship or partnership.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Financial opportunities are apparent. You may be asked to help someone out who will reimburse you tenfold. Home improvement projects started today will turn out far better than you expect. Make changes to your lifestyle.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep your concerns to yourself. If you approach someone you are having doubts about, you may open up Pandora’s box. You won’t gain anything by fretting either. Be honest and straightforward; you’ll have nothing to worry about.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take any opportunity you get to check out jobs that interest you. Interviews or signing up with an employment agency or headhunter will bring you the results you want. You will make an impressive presentation.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): By making physical or personal improvements, you will ensure that you are preparing to move up in the world. Take a step into the future. Get rid of old, worn out items that make you look like a dinosaur.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t divulge too much information. You may upset someone you care about if you aren’t sensitive to his or her needs. Problems at a personal level or with your residence will develop if you don’t stay on top of matters.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Everyone will be happy to help you out today, so put in calls to people you know will be assets. You are on the right track, so stick to your own creative ideas. You will experience satisfaction as well as progress.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may not feel all that enthusiastic today but, if you slack off, you will miss out on an opportunity for travel, intrigue or a chance to make some money. Offers are likely to come from someone you have worked with in the past.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t get ahead of yourself, feeling that you have to do everything simultaneously. Put decision-making on hold if you are unsure. You need time to regenerate and sort through whatever has been wearing you down.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take a chance and you will suffer the consequences. If you don’t trust what someone is doing, keep a close watch but don’t confront the situation just yet. Collect evidence and stay in control.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Get involved in a cause or lend a helping hand to someone in need. Your dedication and determination will attract someone who will turn out to be a positive influence in your life. Opportunities for advancement will develop.

Birthday Baby: You are bright, articulate and sensitive but strong-willed. You are willing to take what’s yours and gleefully offer what you have to give.

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