Published January 01. 2013 4:00AM
Happy Birthday: Refrain from letting your emotions lead you into making poor financial or medical choices. Do your best to make self-improvements that will encourage others to engage in endeavors with you. Focus on resurrecting an old idea that has greater potential to excel in the current economic climate. Avoid impulsive moves or statements. Caution and honesty are your best bets. Your numbers are 9, 11, 16, 24, 27, 35, 43.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Put a little muscle behind your plans. Don't hesitate to engage in activities that focus on a cause or helping others. The interaction you have with people from different walks of life will lay the foundation for what's to come. Romance is highlighted. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Expand your options, lend a helping hand, be creative and let your intuition guide you into unfamiliar territory. The people you mingle with will determine the possibilities that lie ahead. Include family and friends in whatever you choose to do. 5 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stick close to friends and family. Venturing off on your own or being flirtatious with someone new will be misconstrued, leaving you in an awkward position and possibly affecting your reputation. An honest explanation will help you avoid a personal problem. 2 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): A short trip to visit a friend or a destination that inspires you will start the year off right. Make a to-do list for the upcoming year based on your needs, desires and feasible goals. Experiencing a different lifestyle will broaden your awareness. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You are long overdue for a personal or professional change. Pursuing something altogether different will energize and inspire you to strive for bigger and better pursuits. Love and romance are highlighted, so share your future goals with someone special. 3 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Discuss your plans and find a sensible approach to take you to your destination. Having a set plan or organizing your time wisely will ensure that you reach the level of success you are searching for. Don't let impulsiveness be your downfall. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A low profile and a plan to accomplish any unfinished chores before you begin your journey forward into the New Year will be your best bet. Put more time and effort into self-improvement and deciding what you can discard and what you must keep. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Practicality coupled with a passion to pursue your dreams will help you set a workable game plan. Heading into the upcoming year with set goals and a serious mindset will encourage you to show greater discipline and courage as you proceed. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You'll be in love with life and will embrace challenges and change wholeheartedly. The more exciting the offer, the more enthusiastic you will become. Setting your course and pursuing a longtime dream will bring you satisfaction. Love is in the stars. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don't overspend to impress. Stick to your budget no matter what demands are being made. Consider what your expenses will be to maintain your lifestyle and to invest in your future. Avoid unpredictable people. Trust and invest in you. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You may feel like you have to jump through hoops to get things done, but your effort will not be wasted in the end. Strive for perfection and you will avoid criticism. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your mind is changing and your direction moving opposite to those you've been dealing with in the past. It's time for you to venture down a path that allows you to work with people who inspire you and on projects you feel passionate about. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are progressive and shrewd. You are a tireless and intent fighter.