Updated: February 8, 2013 6:02AM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jeremy Renner, 42; Nicolas Cage, 49; Katie Couric, 56; David Caruso, 57.
◆ ARIES (March 21-April 19): Idle time will lead to conflict. You are best to make personal changes that will build your confidence or help you redirect your skills to reach a better position professionally, educationally or geographically. A contract can change your life. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Interviews, meetings and partnerships are all highlighted. Listen carefully and respond mindfully. There is no room for anger in your negotiations. Instead, realistic counters with a compromising attitude will get you what you want. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Gear up and accomplish. Changing your mind or showing inconsistency will cause someone to lose faith in you. Stick to what you say you will do and follow through with promises made. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Trust in your ideas and develop creative concepts. Engaging in entertainment of an unusual nature will bring you in contact with someone you find inspiring. 5 stars
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Embrace change if it will result in being able to take care of personal responsibilities. Apply techniques you’ve used in the past to accomplish what’s being asked of you now. 2 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will motivate others and attract the help you need to complete a project. Networking will present opportunities, but before you get too excited, get what’s being offered in writing. 4 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Rely on the past and remembering what really happened to get you through some discrepancies you face in your personal relationships. Avoid interaction that may put you in a vulnerable position. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Talks will be informative as long as you are willing to share, compare and listen to good advice. Focus on making the changes discussed without complaining, and positive results will follow. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Start this week off on the right foot. Make the personal changes you’ve been thinking about and try to expand your talents, skills or opportunities at home and at work. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take the road less traveled and you will find a way to improve your performance and your chance to excel. Share your experiences with people you want to do business with. 4 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Concentrate on what’s essential in order to reach your long-term goals. Avoid fraternizing with anyone you feel may be a poor influence on you or your loved ones. 2 stars
◆ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Control whatever situation you face by being upfront regarding your intentions, and progressive when it’s time to follow through. An interesting change in your personal life will affect your reputation, but in the end you’ll be the one looked up to. 5 stars
IF JANUARY 7 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Step into the spotlight and share your discoveries, findings and talents with your peers, clients and supporters. Stick to your game plan and avoid inconsistency and you will reach a level of success that can make your life easier and more satisfying. Pressure should not be used or be necessary. Follow your instincts and use your skills wisely. Your numbers are 9, 15, 24, 27, 31, 33, 45.