SATURDAY, OCT. 11
Happy Birthday: Pay more attention to the things and people that are important to you. Nurture what you have worked so hard to accomplish personally and professionally. Stick to moderate and meaningful projects that will bring you greater satisfaction. Simplicity and moderation will help you avoid unnecessary indulgences emotionally, financially and physically. A change of plans will result in a change of heart. Your numbers are 3, 9, 18, 21, 27, 35, 41.
ARIES ( March 21 - April 19): An opportunity will come through a friend you have worked with in the past. Making a last- minute change of plans will turn out to be advantageous. Travel, energetic activities and romance should all be put into play.
TAURUS ( April 20 - May 20): Keep expenses down and your life simple. Respond to situations at work with an open mind. Getting along with others will help eliminate stress and the potential to be an outcast. Shopping will cost you more than you bargained for.
GEMINI ( May 21 - June 20): Set your sights on what you want and don’t stop until you reach your destination. There are gains to be made if you do your homework and pursue your dreams.
CANCER ( June 21 - July 22): Stay in the background, keeping a watchful eye on what’s going on around you. Protecting your interests will be necessary, and guarding against someone taking advantage of you will pay off. Look for security and stability.
LEO ( July 23 - Aug. 22): Refuse to argue even if you do face opposition from family or your lover. You are best to keep your ideas and intentions a secret. Concentrate on making positive personal changes that will result in compliments, not controversy.
VIRGO ( Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Avoid unnecessary expenses. Not everyone will agree with what you do, but as long as you lower your stress and add security to your life, you have done what’s best for you.
LIBRA ( Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Stick to simple pleasures that will not leave you in debt. Make positive adjustments to the way you live that will allow you to save more and spend less.
SCORPIO ( Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): Make plans to spend time with someone you love and you will reinforce how much you care. Stabilizing your personal situation will put your mind at ease and help you move forward with your life goals.
SAGITTARIUS ( Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Spread your thoughts around and converse with people as proactive and productive as you and you will find a way to improve your life and your environment. Love is on the rise.
CAPRICORN ( Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Keep a watchful eye on what others do and how they react. Don’t let a last- minute change throw a wrench in your plans. Don’t make a fuss, just stay on course and do your own thing.
AQUARIUS ( Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Make positive changes using past experience to help you reach your goals with ease. Children, family and domestic alterations will bring you great joy and a sense of satisfaction.
PISCES ( Feb. 19- March 20): Look, see and follow through. Don’t let emotional situations slow you down or alter your course of action. Your energy should not be wasted on trivial matters. Engage in an opportunity to improve your reputation and status.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Michelle Trachtenberg, 29; Trevor Donovan, 36; Matt Bomer, 37; Emily Deschanel, 38.
SUNDAY, OCT. 12
Happy Birthday: Don’t let obstacles slow you down. An energetic approach to how you reach your goals will pay off. Put your ideas on display. This is not the year to sit back or to let confusion and uncertainty stand between you and your goals. Make whatever changes are required to follow your heart and to achieve your dreams. Your numbers are 7, 15, 21, 28, 33, 41, 43.
ARIES ( March 21 - April 19): Listen attentively to the options someone special offers. Making a decision to travel or change your location should be considered. Love and romance can bring about favourable change.
TAURUS ( April 20 - May 20): Attending a reunion or getting together with people from your past will cause you to question where you are headed. Stick close to home and avoid minor mishaps and delays while travelling.
GEMINI ( May 21 - June 20): Use your intelligence and your flirtatious ways to manipulate a situation that intrigues you. A passionate encounter will help you to make an important life- altering decision.
CANCER ( June 21 - July 22): Someone will have a hidden agenda. Keep your ideas a secret. Take on a project that will help you develop some of your creative skills. An unexpected change will lead to many questions, concerns and confusion.
LEO ( July 23 - Aug. 22): You will regain your self- esteem if you get involved in humanitarian events. Your skills and generosity will be acknowledged, resulting in meeting new people and making good connections.
VIRGO ( Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Deal with matters that concern your personal finances, legal settlements or medical issues. If you get your papers in order, you will be ready to present a wealth of information that can help you resolve matters that will eventually enhance your bank account.
LIBRA ( Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Check out destinations that look inviting. Whether you travel a short or long distance, you will learn something valuable. Helping a friend, relative or doing what you can to improve your community will put you in a good position that leads to greater prosperity.
SCORPIO ( Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): Secretive action will be in your best interest. The less anyone knows about your financial, medical or emotional situation, the better. Moderation will be necessary in all aspects of life.
SAGITTARIUS ( Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Engage in playful action with friends, peers or your lover and you will attract attention and affection. Short day trips will lead to answers regarding your background or a cultural interest.
CAPRICORN ( Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Don’t venture too far from home. Refuse to deal with unpredictable individuals trying to take advantage of your insight, influence or your generosity.
AQUARIUS ( Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): You can make a difference if you get involved in a cause you feel strongly about. A contract, investment or means to bring in more cash looks promising.
PISCES ( Feb. 19 - March 20): Don’t let an emotional setback stop you from pursuing your goals. Good fortune will be yours if you follow through with your plans. Don’t let changes that others make cause resentment or regrets. Focus on you and you will do fine.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Josh Hutcherson, 22; Bode Miller, 37; Kirk Cameron, 44; Hugh Jackman, 46.
MONDAY, OCT. 13 Happy Birthday: This is a take- charge year. Don’t wait for others to beat you to the finish line. Trust in your fundamental instincts and take a progressive, direct approach to your goals. Bring about the changes necessary to turn any negative you’ve been enduring into a positive by doing what’s best for you. Opportunity is present and aggressive behaviour is required. Your numbers are 2, 6, 16, 20, 32, 37, 48.
ARIES ( March 21- April 19): Travelling or learning and exploring new people, places and pastimes will add to your knowledge and life experience. Adapting to your environment will open up a window of opportunity to excel. A relationship will move in a meaningful direction.
TAURUS ( April 20- May 20): Take care of personal papers and prepare to replace equipment that is becoming obsolete. A peer will reveal information concerning your job or changes coming in your industry that will require you to update your skills.
GEMINI ( May 21- June 20): Concentrate on creative endeavours that will bring in cash benefits. Present and promote what you have to offer and be open to the criticism given, but don’t let it deter you from moving forward. Deem suggestions made as a contribution.
CANCER ( June 21- July 22): Don’t feel guilty if you want to take care of your goals instead of helping someone else. Sticking close to home and working on projects that make you happy will bring the best results.
LEO ( JULY 23- AUG. 22): Step into the spotlight and show everyone what you can accomplish. The connections you make by being a participant will lead to a positive change in the way you move forward. Love is on the rise and romance highlighted.
VIRGO ( Aug. 23- Sept. 22): Take care of responsibilities and you will avoid complaints from demanding individuals. Make changes to your personal financial papers to protect what you have worked so hard to achieve. Add extra detail to any job you take on.
LIBRA ( Sept. 23- Oct. 22): Study the nature of people today. Your involvement in group talks or travelling to see someone in person will bring positive results. You will have a good eye for what will and what won’t work. Love is highlighted.
SCORPIO ( Oct. 23- Nov. 21): Keep your money and possessions tucked away in a safe place. Don’t take on responsibilities that don’t belong to you. Focus on home, family, planning and making your life as convenient and comfortable as possible.
SAGITTARIUS ( Nov. 22- Dec. 21): Emotions will instigate serious talks that can improve your life and open up doors of opportunity. Sharing your thoughts will quickly lead to decisions that will bring you great satisfaction at home and at work. Love is in the stars.
CAPRICORN ( Dec. 22- Jan. 19): Rethink any plans you have pending. It’s better for you to slow down and see what transpires than to jump into something that has the potential to backfire. Put safety first and prepare to encounter the unexpected.
AQUARIUS ( Jan. 20- Feb. 18): Mingle with people who have just as much to offer as you. Pregnancy, greater involvement with children and personal financial growth are all highlighted. An innovative career change can be successfully implemented. Romance will bring you closer to the one you love.
PISCES ( Feb. 19- March 20): Look out for your financial, medical and legal interests, but don’t use emotional blackmail if you want to be successful. Don’t feel you have to compromise or deviate from your philosophy, but be willing to recognize and accept that others may differ.
Birthday Baby: You are outgoing, entertaining and unique. You are versatile and productive.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sacha Baron Cohen, 43; Kate Walsh, 47; Kelly Preston, 52; Marie Osmond, 55.