CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Neil Patrick Harris, 46; Ice Cube, 50; Courteney Cox, 55; Helen Hunt, 56.

Happy Birthday: Pay closer attention to the emotional aspects of your life and the people who bring you joy and encourage you to excel. The power of positive thought will help you overcome obstacles. This is a year to cut your losses and shoot for the starts. Your numbers are 7, 12, 19, 25, 34, 41, 43.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Change may be daunting, but once you head in a new direction, you will feel an easiness move in. Follow your heart, and do what’s best financially, emotionally and physically. Everything else will fall into place. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): If you want something, make it happen. Waiting for things to come to you will lead to regret. A positive change at home or work will give you the opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to improve your life. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look over important personal papers, and update any documents that need adjusting. Guard against being fooled by information that isn’t backed by facts and figures. Someone will count on your gullibility to take advantage of you. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): How well you get along with others will depend on your flexibility and transparency. Communication will be the key to finding out what’s real and who is being honest. With a positive attitude and an open mind, much can be accomplished. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Sign up for something you think you might enjoy. Socializing, meeting new people or reconnecting with someone from your past will be engaging. A physical improvement will boost confidence and prompt compliments. Romance will brighten your day. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Watch what’s going on in your backyard. Someone will play emotional games with you if you are gullible or too busy trying to please. Check facts, and use your intelligence to decipher who is on your side. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Experience will be a good teacher when dealing with situations that disrupt your home or your reputation. When someone goes low, you go high. How you handle matters will make a difference. Love and peace will outshine discord. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Embrace change to see what it has to offer. Getting together with friends or relatives will be informative and spark your interest in something you know little about. Learn all you can, and branch out personally or professionally. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make a personal change for the right reason. Relationships should be looked at truthfully and with sincerity. Nothing you say or do should be based on an assumption. Be wary of someone trying to meddle in your affairs. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): If someone makes a fuss, use intelligence to alter the situation. Offering suggestions and showing an interest will help deter someone from spoiling your day. Make a change at home that adds to your comfort and convenience. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A physical or personal change will lift your spirits. Getting out with someone you love or enjoy spending time with will lead to an opportunity or project that allows you to use your skills differently. Romance is on the rise. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Go somewhere you’ve never been. Get together with people who think like you and who share your goals; a change will take place. Walk away from people who are poor influences and toward a better lifestyle. 5 stars

Birthday Baby: You are appealing, passionate and mysterious. You are generous and poignant.

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