Updated: February 1, 2013 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Gabrielle Douglas, 17; Psy, 35; Joey McIntyre, 40; Anthony Hopkins, 75.
◆ ARIES (March 21-April 19): Avoid impulsive moves, decisions or commitments. Spend more time perfecting yourself in any way possible. Work toward your goals and avoid any kind of controversy. 5 stars
◆ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Give some thought to your current position and location. Now is the time to make decisions regarding where you see yourself this time next year. Make an effort to collect names and numbers of people you believe can contribute. 2 stars
◆ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): High-energy activities, travel or participating in a year-end challenge that will get you moving into 2013 with gusto should highlight your day. Spending less should be your resolution, and mastering your skills what you strive to achieve. 4 stars
◆ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Approach your day with an open mind and a creative spirit. Sharing your ideas will drum up interest in some of your plans for the coming year 3 stars
◆ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Change is within reach, but to what degree will depend on how you handle your responsibilities and engage in talks to clear up pending issues. Romance is in the stars. 3 stars
◆ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take the initiative and clear up any pressing matters that are making life difficult or causing uncertainties. Show how responsible and dedicated you are to a cause, project or person you want to associate with more .3 stars
◆ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): End one year and begin the next helping others, and you will be in good company as well as on the receiving end of some spectacular opportunities that will change the way you live. 4 stars
◆ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t give in to the pressure being put on you by older relatives. Don’t change your plans because someone else decides to back out. Use your imagination and ring in the New Year safely and with the people or person you love most. 2 stars
◆ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Embrace change and instigate the way you want things to move forward. Take control and combine the past with the present in order to come up with the best way to use your skills. 5 stars
◆ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Join in and have fun. Showing your playful side will attract people who may have been reluctant to engage in conversation or projects with you in the past. How others perceive you will reflect on your advancement. 3 stars
◆ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t get drawn into someone else’s year-end drama. Stick to the people you know and care about most. Invite friends over for an intimate evening that allows you to reflect on days gone by. 3 stars
◆ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep your life simple and stick to basics and comfort. Avoid big splashy events and indulgences that are costly. Lean toward good conversation and creative people interested in remembering the past. 3 stars
IF DECEMBER 31 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Partnerships will be important if you want to get ahead personally and professionally. You have to back away from the deadweight people in your life and start associating with those who have more to offer. Let your intuition guide you and your experience help you decipher what’s best for you to pursue. Step into the limelight. Your numbers are 3, 7, 18, 25, 29, 36, 47.