Updated: December 19, 2012 10:20AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Maggie Gyllenhaal, 35; Martha Plimpton, 42; Dean McDermott, 46; Marg Helgenberger, 54.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Concentrate on the journey, not the destination. Detach yourself emotionally so that you can get the full benefit from the experience or lesson. An opportunity to diversify is heading your way. 2 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take a moment to listen to what others have to say. The information you gather will change your mind or the way you move forward with your plans. Consider a partnership. 5 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do what you can for others. Looking for solutions that service bigger purposes will be seen as an admirable move on your part. Love is in the stars, and letting someone know how you feel will enhance the connection. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Contribute wholeheartedly to any agreement or partnership you take on. There is plenty of room to advance if you are innovative and willing to adapt to new situations and ways of doing things. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stay on top of your responsibilities. You will be criticized if you do not follow through or honor a promise. You’ll be enticed by a proposal or chance to try something new. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You have plenty of good ideas that you can parlay into a new job, pastime or even an interesting partnership. Follow your gut feeling and you will reach your goal. A social gathering will give you insight. 5 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Consider your options and the way you can put a service you offer or a skill you have to better use. Trends must be considered if you want to be in demand. A change personally, professionally or geographically looks promising. 4 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t get down when what you need to do is muster up some courage and come out fighting. Control whatever situation you face. Believe in who you are and what you are capable of doing. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take on a challenge. Don’t shy away from a little added pressure. Stand tall and speak up about what you want and what you are willing to give back in return. Love is highlighted. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Clear up any pending emotional or personal problems. Your insight will guide you in a profitable direction. Don’t mess with regulations or you will have to redo whatever you don’t do right the first time. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take action if there are things you can do to help someone in need. Your bravery and fast response will impress someone who can help you out financially. Moderate your diet and you will feel and look better. Focus on the future. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Get whatever is bothering you out in the open and accept the outcome. Plan to make amends so that you can move forward. Learn from experience, and do your best to fix situations that are holding you back. 4 stars
IF NOVEMBER 16 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Consider what’s doable before you jump into a plan that is faulty. Change can be good, but only if it is practical and thought out. Jumping to conclusions, taking on too much or being impulsive will not help you emotionally, financially or professionally. Your numbers are 9, 13, 16, 24, 32, 37, 40.