Wednesday, October 17
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Eminem, 40; Wyclef Jean, 43; Rob Marshall, 52; Alan Jackson, 54. Happy Birthday: Hard work now will pay off. You must give your all in order to reap the rewards. Concentrate on details and developing your skills and services. Don’t limit the possibilities. Deal with each task separately, and use your imagination to give your own unique spin to whatever you do. Your numbers are 1, 7, 16, 19, 23, 30, 43.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Ulterior motives must be considered before you make a move. Rethink your strategy and revise any plans you have that are not directly linked to what you want and need to accomplish. Avoid anyone who is inconsistent or impulsive.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Partnerships will make a difference to how you proceed. Realize what you must do to reach your destination with the least amount of opposition. Your goal must be to maximize your time and increase benefits. Love and romance are on the rise.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Chug along, but don’t push others to do as you do. You will be met with resistance if you are pushy. Put your time and effort into self-improvement instead of trying to change others. A lack of trust will develop if you are inconsistent.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Utilize your time wisely, and strive to boost your ego by doing things that make you look and feel good about who you are and what you accomplish. Socialize or spend quality time with someone special. Love will enhance your life.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Listen carefully to what others want before making changes that will meet with disapproval. A financial situation will develop if you have overspent or miscalculated the cost of something. Travel may beckon you, but if you cannot afford the trip, take a pass.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Caution at home will help protect you from a mishap. Using tools or equipment that you are unfamiliar with will pose a problem. Discuss your plans with someone you respect and you’ll gather some great ideas that will help you be successful.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your professional goals must take top priority. If you aren’t serious about what you are doing, you may want to reconsider your past dreams, hopes and wishes. Being true to you and what you want to do will lead to success.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Call the shots and make things happen your way. Being unique will attract followers and onlookers. Invest in something you enjoy doing. Personal and professional relationships are looking good. Make a deal, a promise or a vow.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t divulge information you’ve been asked to keep secret. Your reputation will suffer if you are not diplomatic about what you know or see. Concentrate on your personal life. Make alterations that will add to your personal comfort.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’re on the move. Your ability to outmaneuver the competition is outstanding. Speak from the heart and you will encourage others to join your cause. Check references before you put trust in someone who is questionable. Love is highlighted.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Avoid critical people. Take precautions when discussing touchy subjects. Put greater emphasis on home, family and the ones you love. Change is upon you, and acceptance will be key to staying calm and allowing the best outcome.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t waste time trying to convince skeptics. Focus on the people you can influence and who will help you reach your goals. Love is in the stars and setting a romantic scene will help you improve your personal life. Make travel plans.
Birthday Baby: You are patient, intuitive, gracious and know how to get your way.