Updated: February 10, 2013 7:42PM
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Shawn Johnson, 21; Drea de Matteo, 41; Katie Sagal, 59; Dolly Parton, 67.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): Stay busy and out of trouble. Challenging activities will force you to do your best and respond responsibly to whatever you face. Speak from the heart and you’ll clear up misunderstandings. 3 stars
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Persuasive tactics will be met with opposition. You must approach people with sincerity if you want to get good results. A short trip or taking time to enjoy a pastime will help you feel more relaxed. 3 stars
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A heart-to-heart talk with someone who troubles you will bring good results. Changing the way you help others will enable you to get more in return. Strive for equality and you’ll feel better about yourself and those you deal with. 3 stars
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Form an alliance with someone you want to spend time with. Getting to know someone who shares your interest will result in a plan that can turn out to be quite lucrative. 4 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Avoid a head-on collision with someone going in the opposite direction. You have to find a way to compromise with the people who influence your life most if you want to find peace of mind. 2 stars
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Speak up and you will get results. You have to let others know what you want. Visiting old friends or familiar places will contribute to an enjoyable time with someone special. Don’t hold back; share your feelings. 5 stars
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll face uncertainty at home and must deal carefully with the individuals you live with if you want to keep the peace. Use your intellect coupled with innovative suggestions to work through any differences you have with friends. 3 stars
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Enjoy the company of friends, travel for pleasure or get involved in discussions with someone who shares your goals. Your intuition will not let you down when it comes to partnerships. 3 stars
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take a time-out and refrain from being too vocal about what you think you know about someone else. Gossip and rumors will lead to trouble you can do without. 3 stars
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take the high road and you will make a lasting impression. Do give in to temptation or bribes. Concentrate on what you know, whom you love and how you can maintain stability and security in your life. Love is in the stars. 5 stars
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Avoid problems with someone you care for or feel a responsibility toward. You are best to take care of your end of any bargain you’ve made and move on to more pleasant tasks with people you enjoy spending time with. 2 stars
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Listen to what’s going on around you. Getting involved in a cause you believe in will bring you in contact with someone who has the potential to change your life. Love is in the stars. 4 stars
IF JANUARY 17 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Sidestep any hurdles you face. Take the path of least resistance. Keep your personal life a secret and protect the people and possessions you love the most. Open-mindedness will help you attract people with something to offer, but picking and choosing whom and what you decide to go with will take patience. Your numbers are 4, 12, 19, 23, 29, 38, 43.