Updated: January 17, 2013 6:03AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Hallee Hirsh, 25; Krysten Ritter, 31; Benjamin Bratt, 49; Sam Robards, 51.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t let impulsiveness get you into trouble. Think before you act, or you may find out you have jeopardized a relationship with someone who can influence your position. Make personal, financial and emotional changes. 4 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Be careful what you share with others. Keep your personal thoughts a secret and fixate more on what others are doing and thinking. Take charge — it’s time to be a leader. 2 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Search the job market, even if you aren’t looking to make a change. A partnership opportunity can make a difference regarding personal and professional success. 5 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ll have a good handle on money matters and be able to wheel and deal in order to get everything you want one way or another. Your ability to use your creative skills will result in compliments. 3 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Don’t let emotions come between you and someone you need to get along with. Get together with someone you can share your ideas with and you will come up with a game plan that will help you. 3 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Problems on the home front will escalate if you aren’t diplomatic. Steer clear of any form of indulgence, or you may end up in a precarious position or have to apologize. Get out and shop or do something that calms your nerves. 3 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The more you move about, travel and communicate, the better off you will be. Idle time is the enemy, and negative encounters with someone trying to control you will not lead to a resolution. 5 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t fold under emotional pressure. Set the stage for change instead of being forced to accept something you may not want to do. Your ability to find workable solutions based on your skills will help to get you what you want in the end. 2 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Getting together with old friends will boost your confidence and help you find other outlets to bring in a new year. Change is required, but how you go about enforcing what you want will determine what you end up with. 4 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Size up your situation and prepare to make a move that will help you use your skills fully. Power and recognition can be yours if you show compassion as well as stability. 3 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ve got the edge and can make your claim. Feeling good about who you are and what you can accomplish will help you end the year on a high note and head into next year with determination. 3 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen carefully and follow through with your promises. You will face opposition that can damage your reputation if you aren’t careful how you handle emotional matters.
IF DECEMBER 16 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Mix things up a bit. Stop doing what hasn’t worked for you in the past and take a vested interest in developing a skill you enjoy using. What you do to invest in your future will bring you to a much better place personally and professionally. A change is required that incorporates your happiness and your attributes. Your numbers are 7, 12, 22, 25, 34, 37, 43.