Updated: August 19, 2012 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Chace Crawford, 27; Kristin Bell, 32; Vin Diesel, 45; Wendy Williams, 48.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep things simple and be gracious at all times, and you will avoid complaints and make a positive display for those viewing you critically. 2 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): It’s the detail and precision you incorporate into everything you do that will make the biggest impact and bring about an opportunity to get involved in something that interests you. 4 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Getting a variety of input will help you work productively toward the completion of a project you are passionate about. Enhance your love life by pursuing what you want. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): There is plenty to consider, and questions must be asked. Nothing is as bad as you think, and once you gather all of the facts, you’ll know exactly how to proceed. Insecurity or emotional instability will hold you back. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider a different approach when dealing with people professionally and personally. Withholding information will leave you in a precarious position. Volunteering your services will open up options that can help you counteract a difficult situation. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep an open mind, but don’t give in to something that isn’t to your advantage. Move forward alone if it seems to be a better or more lucrative choice. Don’t let an emotional relationship cause you to make a poor decision. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Follow your heart and share your thoughts, concerns and intentions, and you will find out quickly who is in your corner and who isn’t. 2 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t put up with demanding individuals. Ask for what you want and deserve. Collect old debts or cut ties with those taking advantage of your skills or services. 5 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Give-and-take will lead to good results. Make alterations to the way you live or do things and you will please someone you are trying to impress. Your appeal and a take-charge attitude will help you achieve the results you want. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Hide your frustration from anyone who may use it against you. Responsibilities are best dealt with quickly so you can move on to the topics, projects or people you’d rather pursue. Don’t let an emotional matter fester or hold you back. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A financial situation will influence your life. Offer a service that has the potential to help pay the bills. Love will improve your life and help you feel more at ease regarding your future. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You need time to think, reorganize and gain confidence. Time spent with someone who inspires you will move you in the right direction. Don’t let someone’s jealousy or disinterest slow your productivity. Put off dealing with an authority figure. 5 stars
IF JULY 18 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You mustn’t share your secrets or get involved with people who have something to hide. Step outside your comfort zone if it will help you get to the bottom of a situation that needs to be resolved in order for you to advance. Don’t put up with anyone using you for ulterior motives. Your numbers are 3, 14, 17, 26, 35, 44, 48.