CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Joey Lawrence, 41; Carmen Electra, 45; Jessica Lange, 68; Ryan O’Neal, 76.

Happy Birthday: Ease into whatever you do. Look at all the pros and cons and the people involved before you make a commitment to offer assistance. Your prime concern should be mastering the skills, techniques or knowledge required to help you achieve your goals. Take care of your health issues and do your best to avoid minor mishaps and injuries. Your numbers are 1, 12, 22, 26, 32, 38, 40.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Control what’s going on instead of initiating change. It’s important to know where you are headed before you take a step in any one direction. Size up your situation and aim to stabilize your life. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You’ll be encouraged to follow when you should be leading. Don’t feel like you have to use force to get your way. Choose to go about your business, refusing to become entangled in what others do or say. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look for any opportunity to expand your knowledge and insight into situations that can influence your position or your reputation. Short trips, meetings and exploring what’s available will help you get over emotional matters that have been holding you back. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll be tempted to get involved in something that excites you, but before you do, make sure you can afford the emotional and financial burden that comes along with the offer. Draw on past experience and try to avoid loss. 3 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Problems will arise if you make impulsive moves regarding relationships. Take a step back and listen to what others have to contribute. Once you have gathered enough information, you will be able to make a responsible decision. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): An opportunity will come from an unexpected source. Be willing to take on something extra if you want to bring about the changes that can help you get ahead. A change at home could have an important impact on your future. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Get involved in events that you can share with the people you enjoy being with the most. Fraternizing with people who challenge you mentally and stimulate you emotionally will lead to new beginnings and unexpected opportunities. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Work at home or do your best to avoid a situation that will require you to reveal information you aren’t ready to discuss. Delve into a creative project that will give you the distance you need from difficult situations. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take initiative and do your best to bring about personal changes that will bolster your skills, knowledge and future plans. Open up a dialogue with someone who can help you advance your career. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look for any opportunity to broaden your knowledge or to gain information that can stop you from making a poor choice. Don’t give in to pressure or get involved with someone who is unpredictable and risky. 3 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Emotions will surface just as an opportunity or unexpected gift comes your way. Look at the big picture and you will be able to balance the good with the bad in order to bring about positive results. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): If your emotions are telling you one thing and someone you love is telling you another, you need to rethink what’s going on in your personal life. Secrets will be revealed if you pressure someone for answers. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are strong-willed, courageous and tasteful. You are secretive and possessive.

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