CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Willow Shields, 17; Amy Schumer, 36; Heidi Klum, 44; Morgan Freeman, 80.

Happy Birthday: A calculated approach to life will help you avoid making mistakes this year. Look at all angles of any situation and you will find ways to get around any obstacle you confront. Don’t let negativity stop you from following your instincts. You can achieve your goals by taking an alternative route. Don’t stew over what’s holding you back. Your numbers are 1, 8, 19, 21, 24, 36, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Work hard, play hard and make the most of every moment. You have plenty to offer and should not stop until you reach your goal. A spot-on approach to whatever you do will turn you into a star. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do something creative. No matter what stage in life you are going through, playtime will be important to stimulate your mind. Take the time to finish projects that have sat idle for too long. Make plans for new endeavors as well. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t get down when you should get moving. Look at what projects are doable and how you can accomplish them instead of laboring over situations that you cannot change. A romantic gesture will bring you closer to someone you love. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your interests will lead you on a journey that will allow you to discover a creative or emotional outlet that will refresh you. Letting go of the impossible will allow you to explore new beginnings. 4 stars


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll be tempted to overspend, thinking you have more money than you do. Reserve judgment when dealing with someone who is pestering you for help. Consider ways to make a difference without lending money or possessions. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Learn as you go and observe how others handle situations similar to your own. Avoid someone who may be trying to advance using unscrupulous methods. Focus on the facts and find alternatives, and you will stay in the clear. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Invest in yourself, your home and your future. Saving and building solid assets will be the way to gain the confidence necessary to pursue your lifelong goals. Financial education will help you curb your excessive tendencies. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Let your creativity take over and your passionate attitude be your driving force. What you set out to do will come easily once you get started. You can talk your way in or out of any situation that you face along the way. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Someone will confuse you by using emotional tactics or deception. You’ll be disappointed if you are too quick to trust someone with your personal information. Don’t let yourself be taken advantage of. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): An investment will bring you closer to financial freedom. Don’t let old rules or outdated policies stand between you and what you want. You have to live in the here and now in order to take advantage of current opportunities. 5 stars


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Problems will surface if you can’t agree with someone you share space with. Don’t give up or give in. Look for a fair compromise that will ensure you both get what you want in order to maintain equality and happiness. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Use your imagination and you’ll come up with a plan that will far exceed your expectations. Someone you work with will be jealous of you. If you are humble, it will be impossible for anyone to make you look bad. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are responsive, dedicated and mysterious. You are intelligent and tolerant.

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