CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Taylor Schilling, 34; Jonathan Rhys Meyers, 41; Cassandra Clare, 45; Maya Rudolph, 46.

Happy Birthday: A moderate approach to personal and professional change will help you maintain security. Consider where your time and energy will serve you best. Mastering your skills is favored over trying to spread yourself too thin. Baby steps will end up bringing you far higher returns as the year progresses. Consistency, fair play and persistent pursuit should be your strategies. Your numbers are 4, 18, 24, 29, 31, 40, 46.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Bypass the drama and chaos around you and plan to have some fun. The time spent relaxing with friends or participating in activities with kids or your lover will help you put your life in perspective. Change begins within. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Sign up for a seminar or interest course or participate in an event to raise funds for an organization that will lead to interesting encounters with people who have something to offer. Nurture important relationships. Personal improvement is favored. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look for common ground when discussing plans with a friend, relative or colleague. Once you connect mentally, it will be easy to come up with a solution for any challenge that develops. Keep your discussions simple, direct and honest. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Give yourself a break. Take time out for pampering or just sitting back and relaxing with someone you love. Downtime with someone close to you will lead to ideas and plans. Love and romance are in the stars. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Anger and frustration will only make matters worse. Size up your situation and use your intelligence to work through any differences you have. If someone is out of control or pressuring you to get involved in something questionable, walk away. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A short trip or visiting a place you’ve never been will spark your imagination. Discovering something new will encourage you to take up a new hobby or connect with an old friend you think may share your interest. Romance is featured. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make changes to your living arrangements or environment. Comfort and convenience are important and will make the difference to the way you feel and how you greet people and life in general. Explore what’s available to you and get involved in community events. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Trust what you know to be fact, not what someone persuasive tells you. Be careful in whom you confide. Indulgent individuals should be kept at a distance. A disagreement with a friend or relative should be avoided. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Count your money, consider how you can improve your health and tidy up loose ends or pending settlements. It’s time to put an end to unsavory relationships or those who have not shown the loyalty and trust you offer in return. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Personal gains and physical changes can be made with confidence. Fitness, diet and healthy living should be your goals. Invest in yourself and your future. Love is on the rise, and a romantic gesture will improve an important relationship. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Avoid anyone touting lavish or unrealistic ideas. Stay focused on keeping life simple and staying on top of your responsibilities. Eliminate bad habits instead of indulging in them. Stifle anyone using emotional tactics to get his or her way. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Secrets may be revealed if you are open with someone you thought you could trust. Be a listener instead of giving others an inside view of the way you think and live. Personal improvements will make you feel and look good. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are proactive, tactical and energetic. You are outgoing and generous.

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