CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Wanya Morris, 33; Martina McBride, 40; Geddy Lee, 53; Ken Burns, 53.

Happy Birthday: It’s time to reassess what you’ve been doing with your life and where you see yourself headed. A balance between the practical and the spontaneous, the present and security for the future will be what works best this year. Put your attributes to work for you.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Troubles will begin at home if you have neglected your responsibilities. Try to make plans that everyone can enjoy. Special activities, a little gift, a few nice words and tenderness will help you get through any tense moments.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Speak up and take action today. You will face some opposition but that will only make you stronger in the end. A chance to get ahead is in the stars. Your skills will be appreciated.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stick to doing things with friends, relatives and neighbors but don’t push your luck when discussing personal problems at home. You aren’t likely to get away with anything so don’t even bother trying to cover up.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Spend time with friends and family who understand your concerns and your problems. A little advice will give you a lot of insight. The changes you make to your surroundings will help you relax.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t even think about using emotional blackmail or trying to buy your way into getting what you want. Lavish spending will not impress the kind of person you want to spend more time with. Start looking at the real deal.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The more you do for others, the better you will feel about yourself. An opportunity to work at an event that helps others will result in making a new friend. Your contributions will impress everyone in your community.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A quiet approach to whatever you do will help you achieve your goals. Not everyone will agree with what you are trying to do but you have to do what you feel is right. Steer clear of other people’s dilemmas.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get involved in worthwhile activities and you will hook up with someone who will play an important role in your future. Let your inhibitions go and be prepared to experience the time of your life. A creative look at what you can do will open formerly closed doors.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Talk will get you into trouble. Gossip and rumors will come back to haunt you. Disputes will waste valuable time. Focus on making more money and paying and collecting old debts. Travel should not be considered.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Your mind will be on all sorts of new ideas, new lifestyles and how you can change your world. Money deals can be put into play and partnerships formed. Do something you’ve always wanted to try.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your serious outlook will take you to a new place in relationships or partnerships you are involved in. You may want to reevaluate your position before you negotiate. Find a way to improve your surroundings.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Single or not, you must prepare to meet someone or nurture the relationship you are already in. The more unique you are, the more interesting the person you are with will be. When opportunity knocks, be ready.

Birthday Baby: You are a performer, a leader and a well-rounded individual. You are kind, giving and know how to get things to work in your favor. You are willing to compromise to get things done.

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