CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Eden Riegel, 36; Morris Chestnut, 48; Verne Troyer, 48; Frank Langella, 79.

Happy Birthday: Don’t look for shortcuts even if you are tempted to do so. Do the legwork and see matters through from beginning to end. If you rely on others or you continually compare what you have to what someone else has you will fall short of your goals. Don’t set yourself up for disappointment. Do your homework, be disciplined and work hard. Your numbers are 2, 10, 14, 21, 26, 34, 41.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): It’s a new day and a new year. Start off on the right foot by setting up your to-do list and putting a time limit in place. Opportunities are within reach, but you have to clear the baggage weighing you down first. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make a point to take better care of your health. Consider signing up for a gym membership or a cooking and dietary class that will help you optimize your energy, brain power and ability to give your all. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): It’s a new year and a time to put your best foot forward. If you want to better your position, find out what you have to change or learn and head in that direction. Don’t miss an opportunity because you haven’t prepared. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Learn from past mistakes and you will discover how to best take advantage of a situation that lacks stability. Refuse to let uncertainty bring you down. Someone’s words that have inspired you in the past will resonate with you now. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Financial gains will come from an unexpected source. Trust in your ability to bring about changes that will help everyone you care about. Host a get-together or attend a party that supports people from all walks of life. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Do something that will encourage you to feel good about how you look or where you live. A change will help you discover all the possibilities that exist if you put in the effort. Don’t give up; get started. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Time spent with a friend, family or your loved one will spark new ideas to explore during the upcoming year. Start with self-improvement and move on to doing all you can to build a strong alliance among the people you care about the most. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Think about what you want to take with you into the new year and what you want to discard. Getting rid of old baggage will help clear your mind, giving you the freedom to chase your dreams. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Revamp your surroundings and set up a routine that will ensure that you are leading a healthy and prosperous life. Offer to help others and form alliances that will in turn help you. Romance will improve your life. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Reuniting with people from your past will be a reminder of how much you’ve changed. It’s OK to look back as long as you don’t end up slipping into an emotional abyss. Let the past go and approach the new year with optimism. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Assess your current situation and take action. Make plans that will give you incentive to move into the new year with a passionate plan. Personal changes and financial goals look promising. Shoot for the stars. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t wait for change to come to you. Set up a guideline to follow this year that will protect you from taking a back seat. Once your strategy is in place, you can begin the process of putting your plans into motion. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are fashionable, unique and popular. You are outgoing and understanding.

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