CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Joss Stone, 26; Tricia Helfer, 39; Jennifer Esposito, 40; Joel Grey, 81

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY: Refuse to let anyone put demands on your time and avoid being stubborn or putting up with impatient, unyielding people. Following what feels right will lead you in a direction you won't regret. Use your energy wisely, not vengefully. By putting it to good use, you can turn your dreams into reality. Overindulgence is your enemy.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Collect your thoughts before you decide to make a move. Impatience will lead to mistakes. Consider what you must do to reduce the pressure being put on you by colleagues, friends or someone in an influential position. Show your leadership ability.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Use your imagination if you want something. A creative approach will capture attention and expand your audience. Emotions may not be easy to control, but showing your passion will end up being an asset. Don't underestimate the competition.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Limit what and how you do things. Too much of anything will be your downfall. Getting involved in a cause you feel passionate about will help take your mind off personal issues that have the potential to spin out of control.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A diplomatic approach to whatever you do and whoever you deal with will help you avoid unnecessary last-minute changes that can derail your plans. Slow and steady progress will come with compromise and understanding. Avoid aggressive behavior.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your generosity will not help you when you are out of cash. Love is in the stars, but ulterior motives are also present. Keep your emotions in check. Focus on you for a change and what you can do to improve.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Ask questions if you want a straight answer. Money must be put to good use. Impulsive purchases, lending or borrowing will lead to stress and added pressure. Re-evaluate your position and what you can do to secure and stabilize your life.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Avoid pressure situations. Listen intently and give great thought to your response. Abrupt and impulsive actions will not bode well with personal or professional partners. Back away from anyone treating you disrespectfully. New surroundings will help you rejuvenate.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take on a new creative project or resurrect one that still holds your interest. Let someone you care about know exactly how you feel and what your intentions are and you will enhance your relationship. Make contractual changes to suit future trends.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Do all you can to explore new avenues, meet new people and venture down paths that promise adventure. Love is in the stars and sharing something unique with someone special will send you in a positive direction.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Uncertainty will leave you confused. Keep an open mind and an open heart, but don't refuse to see who is on your team and who isn't. An emotional situation will surface. If handled properly, you will retrieve stability.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Revisit an old skill or service. An extra source of income will come in handy, allowing you more chances to expand your interests and your future endeavors. People from your past must be monitored before you pick up where you left off.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Ask for favors and look at investments that will help you get what you want. Let your powers of persuasion lead the way to victory. If you choose wisely, you will be the one delegating the work, not doing it.