Thursday, April 7
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Russell Crowe, 41; Jackie Chan, 51; Janis Ian, 54; James Garner, 77
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: There isn't anything you can't do if you put your mind to it, but don't go overboard. Less can be more if it is done superbly. This is the year for quality rather than quantity, so pick and choose your options with care. Travel, learning and putting your plans into motion should be your main concern. Your numbers are 3, 18, 22, 23, 35, 40
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will have the edge today as long as you don't let your impatience ruin a chance to get ahead. Do things yourself.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your mind may be on simple pleasures, but if you don't take care of business first, you may end up fretting about something that you could have avoided. A secret affair may develop with someone you meet.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Contribute all that you can to a cause you feel passionate about. Working late will lead to a chance meeting with someone who will offer you an opportunity.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may be your own worst enemy if you are stubborn or refuse to get along with the people around you. It will be difficult, but a positive outlook when dealing with others will make a difference to the outcome of everything you do today.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can make things happen if you set your mind to it. An investment or cutting a deal with someone regarding a new contract will bring in more cash.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Someone you meet will be hard to resist. You should be able to make a personal or financial change resulting in a brighter future.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be careful not to avoid a problem with your partner or someone you want to develop a relationship with. Social events will bring you in contact with someone you haven't seen for some time.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You must do everything possible to get ahead in business, especially if it deals with the creative or the unique. An attempt to improve your health and attitude -- with exercise and proper diet -- will pay off.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Not everyone will agree with what you want to do, but you should move forward regardless. Be content with your surroundings and your direction in life.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Not everyone will be thinking the same way you are today. Keep things to yourself to get more accomplished without disturbances or opposition.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You will attract attention and the potential to engage in a partnership that can influence your future. Do whatever it takes to turn your life around.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You should be off to the races when it comes to getting things done that will enhance your earning potential. Put in extra hours if necessary.
Birthday Baby: You are concerned with what everyone else is doing and what you can do to improve your life and the lives of those you care about. You will stand up and do your thing without hesitation. You are a mover and a shaker.
Astrological forecasts should be read for entertainment only. Predictions have no reliable basis in fact.