CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kate Upton, 22; Leelee Sobieski, 31; Shane West, 36; DJ Qualls, 36.

Happy Birthday: Don’t play games. Know what you want and make whatever alterations are necessary in order to reach your destination. You can offer assistance, but make sure you get something in return. Timing is essential and focusing on your endeavors a must. Don’t feel guilty. Be shrewd and meet challenges head-on. Look out for yourself and your interests this year.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t lose sight of what’s really important to you. Take on additional responsibilities if it will help keep the peace. Make changes at home that will ease your stress and ensure that you can move forward without interference.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t neglect someone or something that needs to be taken care of at home. What you do to help around the house will bring rewards. Romance is apparent, and doing something special for someone you love will ensure your happiness.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Get your responsibilities out of the way quickly. Put your unique style into whatever you do and you will make an impression on someone influential. Find ways to incorporate a healthier diet and exercise into your everyday routine.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Bypass complaints by doing what needs to be done before you are asked. You can accomplish a lot and improve your reputation if you are mindful of what others are going through and offer assistance. Share information and creative alternatives.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Idle time will lead to malaise. You have to stay motivated, focused and do your best to take care of responsibilities. A problem with someone older or more conservative than you will set you back. Keep your emotions in check.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Let your voice be heard. Find out what those you are dealing with think and are willing to do. Be prepared to make a quick decision based on facts. New connections can be made and romance is on the upswing.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If a friend is in need, be ready to help out. This is not the day to let little things bother you or to indulge in a disagreement. Career opportunities are present. Spruce up your resume and show off your skills.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put your efforts into creative endeavors and home improvements. Don’t let emotional matters take over, causing depression when you should be focused on developing something you want to pursue. Love is in the stars, and romance will ease your stress.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of pending legal issues or financial matters. Once you finish laboring over paperwork, you will be able to relax and enjoy making positive changes at home. A move to cut your costs is a good place to start.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Rest and relaxation would be nice, but you may find yourself involved in professional activities that cannot be left unfinished. Don’t take physical risks that can lead to temporary setbacks. A partnership will prove to be more important than you initially realized.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your emotions tucked out of sight. You don’t want to appear vulnerable to anyone waiting for you to falter. Focus on self-improvement and learning new skills that will raise your profile and your value. Make an investment.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look at contracts and negotiate a deal that suits your needs. Speak up and you will be able to negotiate a tricky financial situation. Plan a little celebration with the people you enjoy being around the most.

Birthday Baby: You are friendly, talkative and engaging. You are curious and helpful.

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