Updated: January 2, 2013 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sarah Silverman, 42; Nestor Carbonell, 45; Bette Midler, 67; Woody Allen, 77.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Criticism will make you angry. If you are receptive to trying something new, you will discover a relationship you have with someone is one that can help you improve and advance. 2 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Prepare for end-of-year festivities. Take time to be with the people and relationships you cherish most. Love is highlighted and romance will enhance your life. Relatives can make an impact on the way you view future possibilities. 4 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make sure you are being reasonable. You will tend to overreact or to overdo it. Be precise in all your dealings. Budget for the things you want to accomplish before the year comes to a close. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Present what you have to offer to potential partners or clients. You can enhance your current relationship, or if you’re single, find someone special. Your intuition will guide you in a positive direction. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put time and effort into your surroundings. Get your home ready for the festive season. Invest in what you do best. You will learn from the experience you have dealing with others. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will come across important information if you listen to what others have to say. Do a little fact-finding and you will impress someone with your perspective. Communication and being responsible will help you reach your goals. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Look at your record and consider how to improve your current situation. Don’t get down if things aren’t going your way, get moving in a direction that better suits your skills. 2 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take a trip or plan something special that entails love and romance. Getting together with family or friends or enjoying a little festive entertainment will lift your spirits. Your intuition is clear. 5 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Put your best foot forward. How others perceive you will make a difference to the outcome of a worthwhile cause. Moderation must be kept in check if you don’t want to face a stressful situation. A change at home will do you good. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ve got all the right moves. Look at your options and don’t be afraid to make a claim to what you want or how you see things unfolding. Partnerships along with greater prosperity and better opportunities are within reach. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t believe everything you are told. Size up your situation and consider what is holding you back. You may have to make personal sacrifices in order to get what you want. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take a trip or engage in a conversation with someone you find stimulating. The experience you have will help you make a wise financial choice that leads to a personal or professional contract. 5 stars
IF DECEMBER 1 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Take the initiative when it comes to partnerships or finding solutions. Your insight into what others are thinking and doing will give you the edge that will help you be victorious in your pursuits. Don’t hold back when a friendly push will put you in a position of leadership and help you persuade others to support your cause. Your numbers are 2, 9, 16, 26, 31, 40, 43.