Horoscopes

Happy Birthday: Approach whatever you aspire to do with passion. Honing your skills to suit your pursuit specifically will simplify the steps it takes to reach your destination. Refuse to let temptation lead you astray or the decisions someone makes entice you to be a follower rather than a leader. An innovative idea launched with thought and moderation will bring high returns. Your numbers are 9, 13, 17, 24, 36, 41, 48.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You’ll have a great plan, but trying to initiate what you want to do won’t be easy. Take time to prepare, strategize and eliminate any foreseeable obstacles. Do things right the first time, and it will save you time and money. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stick to the truth, don’t be gullible and put your energy to work for you. Take control, do the work yourself and take credit for your achievements. Don’t limit what you can do. A disciplined, well-thought-out plan will pay off. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A steady pace will get you where you want to go. Realistic expectations will ease stress and prompt you to use your imagination to come up with unique ideas. Don’t present what you have to offer until you have everything in place. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Think outside the box. Discuss your ideas with someone you enjoy working alongside. A partnership may look inviting, but before you get started, make sure you share the same objective. Ulterior motives will interfere with the outcome. Don’t jeopardize a friendship. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stop worrying about what others do. Start channeling your energy into something worthwhile. Size up what you are trying to achieve, and put a plan in place that will encourage success. Let go of the past and move forward. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Live and learn. The research you do will pay off, and the experience you have will help you recognize when it’s best to make a change. Surround yourself with people who are heading in a similar direction. Personal growth and self-improvement are favored. 2 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t mince words. Say what’s on your mind and move on. Arguing is a waste of time. Distancing yourself from negative people will ease stress and encourage you to gravitate toward people who bring out the best in you. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t do something without getting something in return. Put a price tag on what you have to offer. If you devalue what you do, you will suffer a loss. Set the standard. Control whatever situation you face, and you will excel. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Dive into something that interests you. Do your research, sign up for a seminar and expand your knowledge. Don’t depend on others to do things for you or tell you the truth. Take charge and do things your way. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Consider what’s working for you and what isn’t, and make adjustments. Focus on comfort and convenience and who can help you achieve your goals. Nurturing a meaningful relationship will enhance your life. Make unique plans for two. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Refuse to let anyone tempt you with something that isn’t in your best interest. A change someone makes will confuse you. When in doubt, be direct, get the facts and deal with matters swiftly. Don’t give in to temptation. 4 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll have more options than you realize. Don’t disregard an idea because it’s unfamiliar. Take the plunge, and try something new. You’ll discover something you enjoy doing. Control your emotions, and use your charm and intelligence to get ahead. 2 stars

Birthday Baby: You are determined, charismatic and innovative. You are expressive and perplexing.