CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Amanda Seyfried, 33; Bruno Campos, 45; Holly Marie Combs, 45; Julianne Moore, 58.

Happy Birthday: Bring it on and put it behind you. Tie up loose ends and embrace new beginnings. Make this year count by being productive, not destructive. You may be tempted to party and be indulgent, but that will not measure up to the recognition and rewards you’ll receive if you focus and channel your energy into something useful and practical. Your numbers are 5, 11, 21, 24, 33, 42, 45.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take stock of what’s going on around you before you jump in to help. Knowing what you are up against will help you make better decisions when dealing with someone in an authority position. A change of heart can be expected. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A change will do you good. An expert will offer you valuable information about something you want to pursue. Turn an idea into a reality. A physical change will boost your confidence or promote better health. Romance is highlighted. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Problems will mount if you or someone you are dealing with overreacts. Take the time to fully understand what’s going on before you take action or get into an argument that could ruin a relationship with someone important or influential. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Spruce up your image and look your best. Staying current mentally and physically will help you fit in and gain respect. You have plenty to gain if you are proactive and innovative. Romance will improve your personal life. 5 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Too much of anything will lead to trouble. Emotional matters will escalate if you or someone close to you is indulgent. If you want to implement a change, make sure you have whatever approval is required before you begin. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Start a new health regimen, make physical changes that will build confidence, or learn skills that will help you get ahead. Determination and dedication will prove to be a great asset when dealing with colleagues or superiors. 4 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep your emotions under control when dealing with someone you live with or deal with daily. Offer alternatives if someone complains or criticizes. Gather information that will help clear up any misconception you or someone else might have. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Set up a routine that encourages fitness and proper dietary habits. Benefits will result in greater energy that will help you accomplish your goals. A unique approach is favored as long as you stick to a budget. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Slow down. Make sure your footing is secure and that you have gone directly to the source for any information that can influence the outcome of whatever you are working toward. Don’t let someone’s charm lead you astray. 4 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen but don’t let anyone pressure you into something you don’t want to do. Stick to your plan and encourage others to do the same. Keep in mind that charity begins at home. Tuck your money away and protect your assets. 2 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A change in the way you earn or handle your money looks promising. An opportunity should not be ignored because someone is making you feel guilty for the choice you want to make. Do what’s best for yourself. 5 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Establish who is on your side and who isn’t. Don’t follow someone who is indulgent or lives beyond his or her means. Stick to friends and colleagues who share your standards, morals and integrity. Personal improvements are favored. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are playful, competitive and secretive. You are sensitive and helpful.

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