Minka Kelly, self-improvement projects will lift your spirits

Minka Kelly, self-improvement projects will lift your spirits

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Minka Kelly, 41; Mindy Kaling, 42; Sherry Stringfield, 54; Jeff Beck, 77.

Mindy Kaling (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images) 

Happy Birthday: Take on challenges, and apply intelligence and creativity. You’ll zigzag your way to victory throughout the year. Making a grand presentation out of everything you do will add a positive flavor that appeals to upbeat individuals. Aim to please, but not at the expense of what you are trying to achieve. Self-improvement projects will lift your spirits. Your numbers are 9, 16, 25, 29, 32, 38, 43.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Refuse to let anyone push you into an emotional frenzy based on misinformation or assumptions. Trust in your ability to take control and get to the bottom of any situation you face with intelligence and compassion. Do what’s necessary. 5 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Expand your search, and you’ll discover what’s required to reach your goal. Emotional spending on luxury items is discouraged. Pay attention to what’s essential and will make your life stable. A minimalist attitude will encourage a healthy lifestyle. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A discussion regarding sensitive issues will help you move forward. Put your energy behind the change that will make your life less stressful and more in tune with what brings you joy. Take responsibility for your happiness, and good things will transpire. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll attract a lot of attention if you pursue an innovative path when it comes to work and professional gain. Keep your emotions out of the workplace to ensure you make the best decisions. Do what’s right, and you will succeed. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional matters will escalate if you or someone isn’t honest about a legal, financial or health issue. Request transparency from anyone you feel may not be disclosing information that can affect a pending decision. Put your energy into maintaining stability. 5 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Express your feelings, and you’ll find common ground with someone who interests you. Listen and find out all you can rather than offering too much about your personal life and beliefs. Put more energy into physical fitness, nutrition and overall health. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Focus on what’s essential, doable and will help you avoid an emotional spat with a friend or relative. Don’t take on a task that will put you at risk. Use intelligence and common sense, and call on an expert. 2 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Check out the possibility of changing your living arrangements to suit your budget or reflect what you want to pursue. Think outside the box, and try something you’ve never done. A simple change can make a world of difference. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Pay attention to the reaction and response you receive from partners and those close to you. Consider the best way to keep the peace without jeopardizing your plans. Take responsibility for your actions and words. Do the work required to excel. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Go over the changes you want to make at home before you begin, and you’ll spare yourself unnecessary redos. Show someone you love what you plan to do to bring you closer together. An adjustment you make will expand your interests. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Concentrate on what’s important to you, and put your energy where it counts most. How you deal with authority figures, rules and regulations will determine how well you do. Make every move strategic and targeted, and you will excel. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Pay attention to what others are doing. Someone will try to undermine you if given a chance. Put more thought and effort into the way you present who you are and what you can do. A romantic gesture will enhance your life. 2 stars

Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, loving and wise. You are open-minded and giving.

1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don’t rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you’ll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.

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