Daily Scope



     CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Cobie Smulders, 43; Adam Scott, 51; Eddie Murphy, 63; Alec Baldwin, 66.

Happy Birthday: Who you associate with will make a difference in how events unfold. Don’t let your emotions decide for you. Get the facts, consider your goals, and align yourself with like-minded people who can help you reach your destination. Shoot for the stars and master what you need to know and do to reach your happy place. Your effort will reap rewards. Your numbers are 8,14, 23, 27, 30, 36, 44.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Digest as much information as possible and don’t put up with anyone’s negativity or pressure tactics. Be good to yourself and protect against anyone who tries to undermine you. A high-energy approach to getting things done will lead to an unexpected opportunity. 4 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put your life in order and your mind at ease. Take care of unfinished business. Clear your timetable and refill it with pastimes geared toward fitness, health, and socializing with people you love. Don’t hide your feelings, embrace change, and live life your way. 2 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Learn something new. Refuse to let anyone crowd your space or come between you and what you want. Visit places that bring back fond memories and reconnect with old friends. Attend an event offering guidance and reinforcing that you are on the right track. 5 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Rely on your instincts and put your energy into whatever brings the highest returns. Refrain from lingering over what to do next, make up your mind, start the process, and don’t look back. Take control instead of yielding to someone else’s demands. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t let the changes others make tempt you to be a follower. Think for yourself and do what offers the highest return. Control your emotions, and don’t put pressure on yourself or others. When in doubt, sit tight, and you’ll have no regrets. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Read, educate yourself, and pay attention. Consider trends and how your skills and connections can help you advance. A partnership will tempt you, but before you engage, consider what others expect of you and if you’ll get enough in return. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Look at the possibilities and approach people who can offer insight into something you want to pursue that will make your space or lifestyle more convenient or comfortable. A social or networking event will open doors to many exciting alternatives. Explore and expand. 5 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take your time when an opportunity presents itself. Show enthusiasm, make suggestions, and change the dynamics of your life. Consider domestic changes that ease stress, contribute to peace of mind, and make what you want to achieve accessible. Socialize, and you’ll meet someone interesting. 2 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t get involved in something that doesn’t interest you. It’s better to say no than to send the wrong signal. Be tactful but direct, offer positive suggestions, and go about your business. You’ll gain the most sticking to an agenda you can control. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your thoughts to yourself and your emotions under control. Make changes at home that offer financial savings and convenience to explore new projects. Investing more time and money into raising your income or updating your qualifications is encouraged. Self-improvement is favored. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t believe everything you hear. Take time to fact-check and look for better, cost-effective ways to get your desired results. Push back if someone tries to pressure you into something questionable. Advocate on your behalf, and don’t settle for anything less than what you want. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Set the pace, stage what you want to promote, and you’ll find the spotlight to get things up and running. Trust and believe in yourself; don’t let anyone defuse your spirit. Put your energy where it counts, and you will not be disappointed. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are resourceful, connected, and opportunistic. You are astute and alert.

     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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