CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Caroline Corr, 36; Mia Hamm, 35; Rob Lowe, 45; Gary Sinise, 54.

Happy Birthday: You’ve got the stamina to take on monumental tasks, surprising people who know you and attracting people who don’t. You can make some critical changes regarding your friendships and allies. In the end, loyalty will count.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make some of the alterations in your life that you feel will help you obtain greater security and financial gains. Discipline, a little pushiness and a whole lot of dedication will help you see your way to the top.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Too much, too soon and too fast will be your downfall. Keep things small, to yourself and, above all, cost efficient. Your success will come from working slowly but consistently toward something you believe in.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let the competition scare you into thinking you aren’t up for something you really want to do. Refuse to let your emotions take over.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Something interesting is heading your way so be prepared to take advantage of what’s offered. Not everyone or everything will please you but you will be given enough to work with and can come up with a plan everyone accepts.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You are a leader, so set the standard but don’t feel you have to carry everyone along with you. Once you’ve given everyone instructions, you should be able to move on to more important matters.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll have trouble controlling emotional matters. Don’t give up but don’t get sucked into someone else’s dilemma. Make some changes at home that will benefit everyone. Versatility will be your saving grace.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Ease your own stress by delegating work to people on whom you can count to do a good job. Expand your ideas and make greater plans for the future.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Finish what you start and don’t let others interfere with your plans. Letting others meddle will set you back. It’s time to satisfy your own needs instead of letting someone guilt you into doing things his or her way.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Jealousy will not get you very far. Exaggerating a point will put you in a tight spot. Think before you make a promise. Your emotional response to a romantic situation will help you smooth things over.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There are financial, contractual and personal opportunities to be considered. Before you take on something new, clear your decision with the people you love most.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Sitting back will make you look lazy and incompetent. Physical changes will enhance your appeal and help you get ahead personally and professionally. Someone may have an emotional problem with the choices you make.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If you want to make the right decision, wait and see how others react to the same choices. Don’t be fooled by someone’s sob story or emotional plea. Ulterior motives are present so be sure you can trust the people you are dealing with.

Birthday Baby: You are emotional, sensitive, determined and always looking for adventure and a challenge. You are confident regarding your own abilities.

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