Happy Birthday: Stop wondering about the future and become a participant this year. Thoughts are a powerful vehicle – put them into play if you want your world to unfold positively. It is up to you to make your own choices. If you let others run the show, you have no one to blame but yourself.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get involved in activities that will teach you something new. Love and romance are in the stars but don’t let jealousy ruin what could be a very passionate encounter. Make travel plans.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Rely on your intuition and your observations and you will make the right choice today. Someone may try to talk you into donating to something you aren’t sure about. Just say no and refuse to be used.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be careful what you say and do today. You will be under the microscope and nothing will go unnoticed. Emotional matters will escalate, leaving you in a vulnerable position that could lead to a nasty argument.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You are in the driver’s seat today so make your move. The changes you face are actually good for you, so adapt and keep the momentum going. A challenge will prove your word is reliable.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t give in to someone who thinks you are a pushover. Stand your ground and say no. Focus on yourself and what it is you want to accomplish. You can make some wonderful physical improvements and also update your wardrobe. A great idea that can equate to financial gains looks promising.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may feel as if you are being pushed and pulled emotionally. Take a closer look at the people involved and their motives. You’ll soon have an answer as to what you should do next and with whom you should align yourself.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can stand up to the toughest competition today without any glitches. Your creative, innovative touch will lead to an interesting proposal or project. Your past performance coupled with your talent will put you in a key position.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take today to develop something you believe in. Whether it is artistic, a skill you have or presenting one of your ideas to influential people, you will make headway. Let people know how you feel and what you want.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Be careful not to upset someone unintentionally. Keep information that may hurt someone’s feelings under wraps. Don’t travel too far from home. Do things around home that will make your place more entertaining and comfortable.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can make some crucial decisions regarding your future. Use your imagination and you will discover that you are interested in something that is quite unusual. Put a new spin on an old idea.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Get involved in projects that help others. You know what it’s like to fight back or get over a habit. This is your opportunity to give back to your community and raise your popularity.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Have some fun but not at the expense of someone else. Pay your own way. Someone you would like to get to know better may not feel the same way. Gauge the situation rather than letting your feelings be known.

Birthday Baby: You are spirited and lively but also emotional and very unpredictable. You think big and want to be the one who makes the decisions. You like to be in control.

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