Published December 04. 2012 4:00AM
Happy Birthday: You may feel like hiding out, but being a participant is your ticket to making a difference and getting one step closer to your dreams, hopes and wishes. An ostentatious approach will result in greater options with groups or supporters that can influence the outcome of the projects on your agenda this year. Embrace change. Your numbers are 9, 15, 22, 28, 31, 39, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Sort through your personal papers and see where you stand. The realization that you need to make financial alterations to ensure a brighter future will help you put stipulations on the way you have been handling both work and personal matters. 5 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You will make a mistake when dealing with a partnership. Don't give in to any demands or trust in what's being offered. To stay in control, you will have to set guidelines and rules with equality being necessary. 2 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take care of preparations for upcoming festive events or to prepare your home or surroundings to better suit your plans for the year ahead. Ask questions if you need input from someone who will be influenced by the decisions you make. 4 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stick to what you do best. Choose a destination that will engage your mind with ideas that you can implement into your seasonal investments or social plans. Share your creative thoughts and you'll get help initiating your plans. 3 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Enjoy the company of an old friend or lover. Embrace the hobbies, people and pastimes you used to enjoy. Memories will help you get your life back in perspective and lead to the changes that will ease future stress. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): High energy coupled with excitement will help you spread your joy and please those around you. Planning a trip or talking about your plans for the festive season or the upcoming year will help you finalize a decision that must be made quickly. 3 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): A disappointment doesn't have to knock you off your feet. Instead of skipping a beat, reorganize and reschedule quickly. You will be able to follow through with your plans, and you will gain control over your current personal situation. 4 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Diplomacy will be your ticket to good results. Share information and look at alternatives offered. Keep emotional matters in the background and you will avoid a problem that could disrupt your business plans. 2 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Good ideas will spring from conversations you have with a unique individual. Make sure you don't ruffle feathers when dealing with institutions or agencies that can influence what you need to complete before the end of the year. 5 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Size up your situation and make your move. Counter an offer and make it clear you want to close any deal you are working on before you break for the end-of-year festivities. Trust in your ability and so will others. 3 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Listen carefully. What's being said or offered may have underlying implications that will not suit your purpose or needs if you accept. Back away from any deal you feel uncertain about and rethink your strategy. Time is on your side. 3 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look beyond the obvious. You will recognize an opportunity to do something unique that can increase your financial future and satisfy your physical and emotional needs. Love and romance are highlighted along with contracts, settlements and legal matters. 3 stars
Birthday Baby: You are a mediator and a relentless advocate. You are resilient and proficient.