CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Melissa Rauch, 34; Jason Mraz, 37; Frances McDormand, 57; Randy Jackson, 58.

Happy Birthday: You can’t force others to do things, but you can take control of your life by doing what’s best for you. Accept inevitable changes going on around you and turn a sour situation into a sweet one. This is a year of transformation, so hop to it and start making the subtle alterations that will make a difference to your life and future. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Set your goals high. Self-improvement will result in compliments as well as recognition. Sharing your dreams will lead to good fortune and success as long as you don’t let a last-minute change someone initiates stifle your plans.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t let your emotions run wild. Take precautions and refrain from taking on something you cannot finish. Pay attention to the people you love, even if you feel like you aren’t getting enough in return. Mistakes are likely.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Chitchat will lead to divulging information that’s best kept a secret. Boredom will be a direct result of having too much idle time. Spice up your life by incorporating new activities into your daily routine. Don’t spend foolishly.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Someone is checking you out and considering what you have to offer. An unusually compelling turn of events will unfold if you take an interest in a cultural community activity. You can take part without making a commitment.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Showing off won’t draw positive attention, but doing something special for someone in need will. Taking a short trip will be insightful and lead to new options regarding partnerships. An investment may tempt you, but fast cash schemes are likely to lead to loss.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Show what you are capable of doing and share your concerns with people heading in the same direction as you. Take credit where credit is due. Reconnecting with someone you have worked with in the past will lead to a job consideration.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put greater emphasis on adding to your assets. Don’t let what others think deter you from following through with your plans. Love and romance are highlighted, but a trust issue is apparent. Status may be questionable.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Money matters will turn in your favor. Look over contracts or settlements, and don’t let an incident lead to making an impulsive move that you may regret later. Think matters through before taking action.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your ability to get things done will be impressive. Take stock of what’s most important and you will make substantial progress. Working from home can help you avoid interference, allowing you to accomplish more. Love is on the rise.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t be too eager to share your ideas or plans. Do what needs to be done without drawing attention to what you are trying to achieve. An incident or mishap is likely to develop if you disagree with someone or you aren’t careful.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put time in at home or on self-improvement projects. A moneymaking idea should be considered. Love is in the stars, and romance will improve your personal life. An unexpected change will bring you good fortune. Don’t hesitate to make a move.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Set up meetings with people you feel can contribute to something you want to pursue. Reunite with people you have worked with in the past and you will gather interesting information regarding how you can move forward with your plans.

Birthday Baby: You are ambitious and progressive. You are insightful and quick to react.

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