CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Whitney Cummings, 36; Beyonce Knowles, 37; Wes Bentley, 40; Drew Pinsky, 60.

Happy Birthday: It’s time to bring about the changes you’ve been contemplating the past couple of years. You are heading into a growth period that leads to greater opportunities. How you handle what’s available will make a difference to the outcome. Feeling comfortable in your skin will help build confidence and give you the oomph you need to follow your dreams. Your numbers are 2, 5, 17, 26, 33, 39, 47.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look past pettiness and you’ll find a way to work alongside others, regardless of your differences. Personal changes will give you a sense of what’s possible and the best route to take in order to achieve your goals. Personal improvement is featured. 2 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Show others how serious you are about getting things done. Stop talking and start producing. What you accomplish will speak volumes about the type of person you are and what you are capable of doing. Help children and seniors. 4 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Change your mind if necessary. Admitting when you are wrong and turning a negative into a positive will help you gain respect and the confidence of those you love and work alongside. Romance is on the rise. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Be secretive about the personal changes you want to make. Tidy up loose ends and rethink your strategy regarding how best to use your skills in order to get ahead. Discipline will be required to reach your ultimate goal. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on your appearance and the domestic environment you live in. You’ll feel better about yourself if you’re organized and have a plan in the works that will lead to a better future. Don’t let someone from your past disrupt your life. 4 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Participate and you’ll be offered valuable information that will change your life. Listen and take note of what someone has done, and revamp his or her idea to fit your situation. Reconnecting with someone from your past is favored. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional matters will escalate when dealing with the people you live with or who influence your everyday routine. Choose your battles wisely, and use diplomacy to skirt issues that are sensitive. Look inward and make personal adjustments. 2 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): How you earn your living will undergo a shift. Look for any opportunity to use your skills in exciting new ways. Attend a conference, trade show or networking function that will spark ideas and lead to potential partnerships. Embrace change. 5 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Speak up on behalf of yourself as well as others. Your strength and courage will put you in a leadership position that will give you the power to make a difference. Stick to the truth and point out those prone to exaggeration. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Speak from the heart regarding your plans with a partner or someone you feel can assist you. A moneymaking deal is within reach if you nudge the person vacillating. Set the standard and show your strength. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t participate in someone else’s shenanigans. Know when to say no and how to persuade those running amok to smarten up before it’s too late to turn back. Make your voice heard, and do what’s best for yourself. Romance can alter someone’s choices. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Make changes at home or to your personal finances. Renovation, buying and selling or investing in something you’ve wanted for some time is favored. The right decision will stabilize your life and help you build a brighter future. 5 stars

Birthday Baby: You are intriguing, creative and ambitious. You are determined and opportunistic.

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