Updated: October 12, 2012 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mike Comrie, 32; Taraji P. Henson, 42; Harry Connick Jr., 45; Virginia Madsen, 51.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t stay home when you should be out meeting new people. Put more emphasis on making self-improvements and not trying to change those around you. Don’t let responsibilities get you down. 2 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep things moving smoothly by taking the time to listen to others and consider what you can do to make things better. You’ll have stellar solutions and should not spare detail when discussing your plans. 4 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keeping busy is the name of the game. Altering your schedule or taking a moment to enjoy someone or something will give you the boost you need. Love is highlighted. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Refrain from sulking or being secretive and it will help you resolve any matter you face. You should be enjoying family and friends or doing something special with the one you love most. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may feel like sharing, but you are best to be secretive to avoid interference. Don’t trust someone who claims to understand what you are trying to do. Disloyal promises will be made to find out what you are up to. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Proceed with caution when dealing with influential people. Being agreeable may go against your better judgment, but in the end, it will get you what you want. Take action and show results instead of just talking about what you can do. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You can’t please everyone, so spend time improving your appearance, emotional well-being and your love life. It will be to your benefit to focus on you rather than offering to help someone who is making you feel guilty. 2 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Taking on a project that motivates you will resurrect an old goal that you shelved out of frustration. An opportunity is apparent, but do not overspend in the process. 5 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Expect to face opposition. You may feel confident that you can make changes without consulting the people influenced by your decisions, but in the end, you’ll wish you had been more thoughtful. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Do your best to help someone struggling with something you find easy. Your patience and help will be rewarded. Don’t let uncertainty cause you to make an impulsive decision that is likely to lead to an unexpected change. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t worry so much when what’s required is taking action to resolve pending problems. Anger is not the answer, but striving to be successful will put you in a much better position to handle any problems. Love is in the stars. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Go where the action is. Mingling with people who can help you advance will bring results. Greater opportunities are in the stars and will manifest if you are upbeat regarding your ideas. 5 stars
IF SEPTEMBER 11 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: What you do for others will not go unnoticed. However, you must structure your help properly so you aren’t taken advantage of. Offering suggestions and physically helping someone is fine, but don’t pay cash. Excess will be what holds you back. A tendency to overreact and overindulge is apparent. Curb your habits. Your numbers are 5, 7, 19, 21, 28, 35, 42.