Horoscopes for Jan. 2CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kate Bosworth, 31; Dax Shepard, 39; Taye Diggs, 43; Cuba Gooding Jr., 46.
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Kate Bosworth, 31; Dax Shepard, 39; Taye Diggs, 43; Cuba Gooding Jr., 46.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: A year packed full of unexpected situations will make you think. Staying focused and not venturing too far off course will be your guide to success. Observing without feeling the need to follow the crowd will help you avoid getting tangled in other people’s business. Streamline your course of action and follow through. Romance and a healthy lifestyle are highlighted.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Rethink your strategy, lifestyle and current direction. Get back to basics and concentrate on making changes that count. Recognize your passion and you’ll find a way to turn it into a paying job you want to pursue.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take time to talk to your peers or to research something you’d like to pursue this year. You don’t have to make an abrupt change in your life, but giving yourself time to consider the possibilities will lead to something good.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Be versatile. Offer suggestions and hands-on help to someone who has done favors for you in the past. Start out the year by paying back and it will make you feel good. Make plans to chill with a friend.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make sure that you are on the same page as anyone you are personally or professionally involved with. Partnerships should take priority and setting up a guideline to ensure fairness will help you move forward seamlessly.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may need a change, but before you make an impulsive move, you are best to take care of pressing matters that may affect your reputation. Expect someone to pose a problem for you if you aren’t mindful of what others want.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep moving, conversing and making your suggestions heard. The more you interact, the more information you will gather and the further ahead you’ll get. Refuse to let a last-minute incident stifle romantic plans. Focus on enhancing your love life.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep the peace. Protect your home, your family and your future. Refrain from overreacting or making an unnecessary move that could be costly. Concentrate on work, your performance and getting ahead. It’s what you accomplish and how that will spare you grief.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ve got all the right moves and words to make a difference. Don’t hold back; push for what you want and don’t worry about what others do or say. It’s up to you to make things happen. Your courage will be impressive.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): An investment will pay off. A change at home or to the way you live looks inviting. Express your thoughts and plans and you will gain support. Don’t fold under pressure. Do things your way and don’t look back.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll have plenty to contend with when dealing with peers, friends or relatives. Keep your thoughts and plans to yourself until you are certain you can live up to any promise you want to make. Arguing will be futile.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Reflecting on the past can help you move forward. Problems with a boss, government agency, institution or even a legal matter must be dealt with diplomatically. A change in health, finances or emotional wellness is apparent. Proceed with caution.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Care, share and offer what you can to your friends, colleagues or those you have worked with in the past. What you do for others will bring you high returns. There is money to be made. Propose a deal or draw up a contract.