CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jessica Szohr, 32; Ewan McGregor, 46; Christopher Walken, 74; Shirley Jones, 83.

Happy Birthday: Don’t feel the need to go overboard or to live up to someone else’s standards. Keep your life simple, doable and focused on what’s important to you. Laying down the groundwork and showing discipline and determination will be your ticket to future success. It’s never too late to revisit old ideas and make updates that suit your current situation. Your numbers are 7, 13, 22, 25, 32, 41, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take pride in whatever you do. Don’t waffle or think someone else is better than you. Use your intelligence and street smarts to outmaneuver anyone who stands between you and what you want to conquer. Do what makes you happy. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stubbornness will work against you. Ease up and get along with others in order to get things done quickly and efficiently. Stability should be your goal, not letting trivial matters dismantle your plans or hurt your reputation. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): An opportunity to make alterations to your professional direction or to improve your health through fitness and nutritional changes should be recognized and put into play. A celebration with someone you love will bring you closer together. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Partnerships can make a difference to what you accomplish and how. Nurture the relationships you have with others to ensure you both get the best of everything life has to offer. Erase negativity with positive thoughts and action. 4 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A playful game with someone you love will set the stage for a wonderful weekend. Turn your energy into passion and use your intelligence to attract positive attention. A commitment can and should be made. 4 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be careful not to offend someone who is in a position of authority. Criticism isn’t the best way to get attention. Stay focused on the positives and show a willingness to pitch in and help. Actions will speak louder than words. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Look at the possibilities that will help you get the highest returns. Express your thoughts and feelings, look for inner strength and the possibilities to expand your creative skills and improve the way you present yourself. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Ease into difficult situations. Say little until you know exactly what’s coming down the pipeline. It’s up to you to monitor and control whatever comes your way if you want to come out on top. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Work-related matters should be taken care of before you depart for the weekend. Knowing that you have everything in place will ease your stress, allowing you to concentrate on personal matters, home improvements and romantic adventures. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make personal changes that require your mental, physical and emotional input. The plan should be to improve the way you live, not to make life more difficult. Live within your means and avoid overreacting. Set reasonable standards. 5 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t take the bait if someone tries to provoke an argument. Opt to do your own thing or align yourself with people who are more in tune with the way you do things. A personal change will lead to compliments. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Work alongside people you have worked with in the past. Finding common goals will give you a better chance to reach your goals. Put your heart and soul into bringing about the changes that will improve your lifestyle. Don’t stop believing. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are brave, intense and determined. You are persuasive and resilient.

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