Updated: August 15, 2012 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Scott Porter, 33; Matthew Fox, 46; Jackie Earle Haley, 51; Jane Lynch, 52.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Past connections and experiences will help you make decisions now. Expressing what you want and how you see things unfolding will result in a partnership with someone serious about getting ahead. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A secret move on the part of a friend or peer will affect your reputation or position. Do your own fact-finding, and make moves based on what you know, not what you hear. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let excess be your downfall. A change of plan will lead to an interesting new challenge or activity that encourages greater interaction with exciting new people. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Avoid making an abrupt decision. You have to look at all options and refrain from letting a personal incident cloud your vision, causing you to give in to what someone else wants. 4 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your involvement in an activity or organization that brings you in contact with people from your past will resurrect old ideas and feelings. Avoid showing your emotions too quickly, or you may end up repeating a mistake you made long ago. 2 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Question everyone and everything. Protect what you’ve worked to achieve. Put pressure on anyone who owes you personally or professionally. It’s time to collect and to change your life to suit your needs. Don’t let a compliment sidetrack you. 2 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Traveling, learning and discussing your plans will lead to self-improvement. Take the initiative and update your technological savvy. Make the first move, if it will improve your love life. 5 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An investment based on hearsay will set you back. Focus on what you know as fact, and follow a path that allows you to use your skills and knowledge to reach your goals. Hard work pays off. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Get serious about your plans, and make things happen. You can change your life financially, emotionally and physically, easing your stress. Get rid of what’s holding you back and bring in the replacements you desire. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A change of location will help you determine your next move. Visualize what you want, and begin the process of turning a dream into a reality. Refrain from being impulsive. Time is on your side. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Follow your heart. Take on extra work or a challenge. Altering your living space will help you integrate your home and workplace, making you more efficient. Pick up whatever you require to start or expand a home-based business. 5 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): An emotional discussion will get you thinking about the changes you need to make. Money or a gift is likely to come your way. A little soul-searching will go a long way. 2 stars
IF JULY 14 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Helping others will enable you to connect with people who can assist you in reaching your goals. Take a close look at the alterations that should be made to your personal space or the relationships with the people you share with, and you will discover a way to ease your stress. Your numbers are 2, 12, 23, 31, 35, 45, 48.