Celebrities born on this day: Evan Rachel Wood, 30; Oliver Hudson, 41; Toby Jones, 51; Michael Emerson, 63.
Happy birthday: It’s time to make some serious decisions that will change the way you handle your money, legalities and health issues. Look at the big picture and consider your best strategy to help prepare you for greater stabilization, less stress and more time to spend doing the things that make life worthwhile for you. Happiness comes from within. Your numbers are 4, 17, 21, 25, 33, 44, 47.
Aries (March 21-April 19): Make the most of your time. Concentrate on being with people you love or planning a trip that encourages personal growth, revives old friendships or fosters educational pursuits. Romance is on the rise. ★★★
Taurus (April 20May 20): Observe what everyone is doing before you offer help. Picking up the slack will allow you to be the one who makes a difference in the outcome of a joint effort. Making personal changes will improve your outlook. ★★★
Gemini (May 21-June 20): Make home and personal improvements and nurture important relationships. Stick to the basics and be straightforward about your plans and what you want to see happen. Strive for greater security and a stable home life. Personal gains will be apparent. ★★★★
Cancer (June 21-July 22): Pour your heart into something you really want to pursue. Your hard work will pay off even though you may not please everyone. As long as you are happy with the results you get, that’s what truly matters. ★★★★★
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Refuse to let your beliefs limit your chances to get ahead or to try something new. Sharing with people from different cultural backgrounds will be a learning experience you won’t forget. Stay alert and ask plenty of questions. ★★★
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Refuse to let uncertainty turn into a mistake. Go over the fine details and make sure to put a limit on what you spend. Preparation will be necessary if you want to ensure your financial security. ★★★
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotions will be difficult to control. Look at the bright side of any situation you face. Give positive feedback and offer encouraging words to anyone who appears to be struggling. Personal changes will give you greater freedom to do as you please. ★★★
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Mix business with pleasure and you will gain respect as well as favors from someone who can make a difference to your earning power. Getting along with colleagues and participating in industry events is advised. ★★★
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Look for ways to brighten your day. A home improvement project will help relieve your stress. Investing in the way you look will boost your confidence. Meeting new people and making travel plans should be a priority. Don’t let carelessness lead to injury. ★★★★★
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick close to home and avoid encounters with anyone who tries to entice you to get involved in something sketchy. You’ll be misled by someone who tries to get you to change your way of thinking. Say no to temptation. ★★
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Personal changes will make you feel good about yourself. Updating your look or altering the way you dress will result in compliments. Put love high on your list and the gestures you make will lead to a romantic encounter. ★★★★
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): An opportunity will arise through someone you know. Don’t dismiss the notion just because you have had problems with this person in the past. Be willing to discuss ideas and you will find a way to work together. ★★★
Birthday baby: You are aggressive, industrious and perceptive. You are sensible and unique.