Updated: November 9, 2012 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Angus T. Jones, 19; Matt Damon, 42; Sigourney Weaver, 63; Chevy Chase, 69.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Rethink plans and question motives. Emotions will surface due to situations that are tempting but not necessarily good for you. Deal with conflict first, and then proceed with your plans. 2 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make self-improvements that will boost confidence and give you the edge you need to get ahead personally and professionally. Encouraging others will bring favors you can use in a time of need. 4 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stop worrying about what’s going on around you. Focus on your achievements. Overdoing it will stand between you and your success. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Getting out with peers will lead to greater opportunities. Mingle and indulge in talks that concern business and investment prospects. You will connect with someone who has something to contribute to your plans. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Motivational seminars, traveling or just changing your surroundings will help you resolve pending problems causing undue stress. Don’t get angry or emotional when what you should be doing is moving along. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Extravagance will work against you. You cannot buy love or position — you have to do the work to get the praise. Look for a proposal that can help you advance enough to warrant making the personal changes you desire. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Indulge in events that help you discover your true potential or encourage greater interaction with people who motivate you to follow your passion. 2 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A creative outlet will encourage you to grow mentally, emotionally and financially. Combining your talent with what you have to do in order to survive will enhance what you have to offer. 5 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You will end up in a tough position if you have not been completely honest about your next move, or about the way you feel. A change is required. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Share ideas with family, friends or your partner and you will reach your goals. Taking what you know and do best and finding a way to introduce what’s being offered to you by others will lead to victory. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Learn from experience. Stick close to home, and avoid interacting with people who can get you into trouble. Now is not the time to take a chance or to put yourself in an awkward situation that restricts you. Focus on home and your reputation. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Do what comes naturally. Show your appreciation toward others, and let your true feelings be heard. Invest in your own talent and what you want to do mentally, physically and financially to advance personally and professionally. 5 stars
IF OCTOBER 8 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Good things are heading your way. You can learn a lot from the people around you. Travel and educational pursuits will pay off. A change in direction, vocation and the way you take care of your health and financial matters will lead to greater benefits, personal skills and abilities. Revisit and revise old goals. Your numbers are 4, 11, 15, 21, 26, 35, 40.