BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Beverley Mitchell was born in Arcadia, Calif., on this date in 1981. Mitchell currently appears on "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," although she may be better known for playing Lucy on "7th Heaven" from 1996-2007. On the big screen, Mitchell has appeared in such films as "Extreme Movie," "Saw II," and "The Crow: City of Angels." In 2007, Mitchell released a successful self-titled solo album.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Seek superlatives. You can be the best at anything you try. In the upcoming week, don't settle for second best or merely punch the time clock. Make an effort to do your best and take pride in your work.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Celebrate the blending of simplicity and complexity. In the week to come, simple kindnesses can have unforeseen ramifications. What you think is too complex to contend with might be easily conquered.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Forge forward fearlessly. Let your mind do the walking through the Yellow Pages and find exactly what you need. By being resourceful and quick on the uptake, you will make headway in the week ahead.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): When you do good works, you feel good. Business might start booming in the week to come, or you may be thrown into contact with people who are riveted on material gain. Keep charity in mind.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): One for the money, two for the show. You are ready to get out in the lead during the week ahead. Networking by attending public functions can help you show off your talents and form powerful friendships.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Supply and demand drives your love life as well as the markets. You might feel that you can "do without," so might not make the effort to impress someone who is worthy of your undivided attention this week.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Continuous effort is the key to unlocking your potential. To gain ground in the material world you need more than strength or intelligence. Perseverance and diligence are needed this week.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Be kind to those in need. Your ambitions might get the upper hand during the week to come, but you should not be so ruthless about getting ahead that you lose ground with contacts in the community.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The best way to enjoy peace is to have a quiet conscience. In the week to come, do what you must to earn your way in the material world, but don't use cutthroat tactics to achieve your goals.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. As your ambitions are revved up in the upcoming week, don't forget to find ways to achieve your goals that also serve to benefit others.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Happiness doesn't appear on the store shelves. You can't buy it and you can't find it ready made. Spend time during the week ahead finding ways to develop your own unique brand of happiness.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): It is human nature to want the one thing that is denied. A new friend will learn to trust you and appreciate you if you don't give in to every passing passion. In the week ahead, your charming ways win out.
IF JANUARY 22 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Embrace a cornucopia of good things in the year ahead. Be the best you can be. New enthusiasms and a tendency to feel that you have time to enjoy your hard-earned rewards will be the key focus for the next several weeks. A new study, a meeting with someone from a foreign country or contrasting background, or just a feeling of plenty has you feeling your oats. During March, you might not get your way with the boss or make wise financial decisions. A golden opportunity to improve your circumstances and win lasting respect from your peers could appear in June when you are at your best.
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