CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Wanya Morris, 35; Martina McBride, 42; Ken Burns, 55; Geddy Lee, 55.

Happy Birthday: This is a great year to get serious, renew your vows or make a commitment to someone you love. You can expect some of the things you do to cause a ruckus with some of your acquaintances. You have to please yourself. A power play will challenge you but, if you put your Leo charm to good use, you will maintain the status quo.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t let a personal matter stop you from enjoying yourself. Problems at home will escalate if you stick around. Focus on work or on projects or activities you find stimulating and that can help you build a better future. Avoid negativity.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Open your mind to something new. Attending a tradeshow, lecture or event can help you recognize what needs to be changed in your life. A job interview or your current position shows evidence of opportunity and advancement.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You will tend to change your mind based on your emotions today, confusing those with whom you discuss matters of importance. Try not to promise too much just to have everyone like you. Love is in the stars and an eventful evening should be planned.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): If you fret over matters without doing something to make amends or fix what’s not working, you will fail to see the situation clearly. Avoidance will be your downfall. Don’t let your fears hold you back.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can strike a chord that most will relate to and speak strongly about issues that concern you. Popularity and support will develop. Love issues will be emotional and should be handled as honestly as possible.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t give in to someone’s emotional blackmail or ultimatums. Develop new connections with people who can enrich your personal life or help you advance professionally. Get everything in writing.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can learn from an emotional experience. Keep an open mind and observe how everyone around you reacts. Love is mounting and can lead to a better current relationship or to meeting someone who interests you. Think and react.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Someone is likely to try to break down your resistance, pushing you to do something that isn’t a good fit for you. Your own ideas are good, so act on them. Reconsider some of your partnerships.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll be torn between what you should do and what you want to do. Problems while traveling or dealing with people in higher positions will arise. Get the work out of the way first today.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Talk about any matters that concern you and put myths or gossip to rest quickly. A partnership may need encouragement and reinforcement, confirming you are still interested in the connection. A little fussing over someone will go a long way.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Taking a serious emotional position will help straighten out any misconceptions. A chance to do something nice for someone who has always supported you emotionally will reinforce how much this person means to you. Be open about your feelings.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Consider ways that will entice your friends and family to spend more time at home with you. A service that can offer you the help you need to get your place in tiptop shape should be put to the task. Comfort should be your prime concern.

Birthday Baby: You are inventive and a do-gooder who can be emotional when it comes to your beliefs, traditions and values. You are a passionate and giving partner.

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