Updated: October 17, 2012 6:05AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Nick Jonas, 20; Alexis Bledel, 31; Amy Poehler, 41; Mickey Rourke, 60.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Avoid erratic behavior. You may not agree with someone, but letting your emotions intervene to cause an unnecessary rift will lead to sadness, not joy. Rethink your position and do your best to find a workable solution. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Check into professional possibilities, educational pursuits or whatever you need to do to upgrade your lifestyle. Don’t let anyone put you down or discourage you from following your dreams. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Too much of anything will lead to disaster. You can have fun without overspending. Broaden your spectrum when it comes to playful possibilities. Coming up with a fun-filled day that is cost-efficient will impress someone you love. 5 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your ability to masterfully come up with solutions that make your home and family life better will lead to gratitude from those in your life who count the most. Discuss your plans and you’ll get the help you need. 4 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You aren’t lost — you’re just sightseeing. Taking the scenic route to your destination will allow you time to think, relax and enjoy the moment. Live, love and laugh. 4 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take on a challenge that makes you think about the future and what you are capable of doing. A change in plans will enable you to help someone who has something to offer in return. 3 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Hiding something or withholding information will lead to friction. Think about what’s happening in your personal life and make the adjustments required to lead to a better future. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take advantage of any expert advice being offered. The suggestions you receive will allow you to move ahead with your plans. A change of location will give you a different outlook. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of your physical health, and do your best to avoid excess of any kind. Alter the way you live if it will help you improve your lifestyle. Love is on the rise. 4 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make decisions based on practicality, not what others want. You may not please everyone, but you will eventually get the praise you deserve for your efforts and insight. Update your image and do your best to make new acquaintances. 2 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put money into your surroundings and future. There will be a high return for the alterations and investments you make now. Love, passion and showing your true feelings will bring excellent results and resolve uncertainties. 5 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Check out your options and do what’s most cost efficient. The pressure and stress you are spared by making the right choice will be well worth any opposition you receive from family, friends or a partner. Secretive action will raise suspicion. 3 stars
IF SEPTEMBER 16 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Live, learn and love this year; you won’t be disappointed by the results you get. Excess is the enemy, and prudence and accomplishment your goals. Focus and achieve, and you will not look back. Distance yourself from those too eager to let you do all the work. Less is more, and old habits must be broken. Your numbers are 3, 10, 23, 29, 33, 38, 40.