CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jason Aldean, 41; Ali Larter, 42; Eric Lindros, 45; Pat Monahan, 49.

Happy Birthday: Opportunities will require a little work to discover. They will be available to you, but you will miss out if you don’t do your part and follow through. Channel your energy into getting ahead personally and professionally. Making special efforts to increase your income or to spend more time with people who have something to offer in return will allow you to explore what’s available. Your numbers are 9, 13, 21, 27, 34, 36, 43.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Short trips, exercise and learning are all favored. The more you do, the greater the overall change will be to the way you live life and the people you choose to share your thoughts and ideas with. Explore new interests. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Try to do what you can to help others. The satisfaction you get and the difference you make will give you greater incentive to do more and complain less. Less talk and more action will bring the highest returns. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The simpler, the better. If matters become too convoluted, you will end up confused and trying to compensate for something you shouldn’t. Stick close to home and concentrate on making personal improvements. Don’t put up with someone’s mind games. 4 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Watch what your peers do and consider how to best make use of your skills to complement what others are offering. Doing your best to fit in will lead to greater popularity and the chance to move into a key position. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change can be good if you think matters through before you lay your money on the table. Don’t trust anyone to look out for you. Negotiate on your own behalf and be prepared to walk away from unfair situations. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep costs in mind. Downsizing or making your living arrangements more efficient and affordable is a good place to begin. Don’t get angry or keep secrets that will need to be revealed in order to bring about change. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll have a change of heart. Look at the pros and cons before you disrupt your home and personal life. Try to find ways to combine others’ talents rather than being divisive in the way you handle situations and people. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put in the hours and don’t stop until you have taken care of business. The changes you implement will be helpful when dealing with people you want to incorporate into your plans. Embrace change and don’t be afraid to be unique. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You can make personal changes that will improve your life and your health. Get into a fitness routine and start paying more attention to what you eat. Being the best you can be will translate into personal success. 5 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll be pulled in two different directions. Your common sense will take you one way and your desire and impulse will take you another. If you find that you are drifting into uncomfortable territory, stop, regroup and rethink your options. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Try your hand at helping others or giving back to your community. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the way it makes you feel and the friendships you develop. Exercise, proper diet and a positive attitude should be a priority. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take the time to fine-tune whatever job you are given. Your attention to detail will make a difference when presenting what you have accomplished. Update your look and engage in events that are conducive to working with people you can learn from. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are outgoing, opportunistic and aggressive. You are powerful and convincing.

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