Happy Birthday, Jan. 1: Lighten up, and refuse to let the little things get to you. Happiness is about living in the moment and recognizing what you have. Embrace life with an open heart. Use your intellect to improve your life and the world around you. Put your energy to good use, not toward bickering about things you cannot change. Your numbers are 2, 12, 21, 25, 33, 38, 41.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make your debut. Start the year off with gusto. Tunnel vision, coupled with muscle and discipline, will get you headed in the right direction. A change to the way you live will prompt closer ties to someone you love. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t be sucked into something that doesn’t offer concrete results. It’s lovely to dream, but realism and intelligence will keep you out of trouble. Refuse to let emotions interfere with common sense. You have another 364 days to get things done. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You are heading in the right direction. Broaden your horizons, gather information and prepare to make the changes that will ensure your happiness, not someone else’s. Pay more attention to things, nurture meaningful relationships and let go of whatever isn’t working for you. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Wait for the right moment to introduce a change you are contemplating. If you act in haste, you will cause an emotional situation to escalate and ruin your plans. Enjoy the day. Relax, rejuvenate and pay attention to those you love. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Express your feelings. Make decisions that have positive impacts on the way you look and feel, and reach out to someone you love. Engage in talks that will encourage personal growth, monetary gains and long-term opportunities. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Stick to what you know, and make only reasonable adjustments. It may be the beginning of a new year, but proceeding with caution will help ward off starting on the wrong foot. Don’t give in to persuasive manipulation. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Rethink your strategy, and you’ll discover something you overlooked. You can make adjustments if you are willing to do the work yourself. Don’t get into a dispute with a close friend or relative. It won’t be worth the aggravation. Romance is favored. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can be creative without taking on a financial burden. When something doesn’t add up, know enough to back away. Work with what you have instead of taking a chance on something unfamiliar and risky. Trust your intelligence, not your emotions. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It’s a new year. Concentrate on a new you. Personal improvements look promising, and love and romance are on the rise. A passionate approach to life, love and happiness will push you in a favorable direction. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): It’s a new day. Don’t get bogged down with emotional nonsense, arguing and trying to change others. Take a deep breath and choose to be grateful for what you have and responsible for who you are and what you want to achieve. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A change someone makes may entice you. Live your dream, not someone else’s. Set your own pace, and take the steps that will help you live life your way. Opportunity is within reach; it’s up to you to take advantage of what’s available. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep your money in a safe place. Easy access will lead to foolish spending. Don’t count on hearsay or promises. Get what you want in writing before you get involved in something that has underlying implications. Honesty and integrity matter. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are intense, persistent and emotional. You are insightful and convincing.