BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Adam Garcia was born in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia, on this date in 1973. This birthday guy may be best known for providing the voice of the title marsupial in the 2003 movie "Kangaroo Jack." He's also had roles in such films as "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen," "Riding in Cars with Boys" and "Coyote Ugly." His more recent work includes appearing in a recurring role on the short-lived 2013 series "Camp."

ARIES (March 21-April 19): "Don't Fence Me In" may be your favorite song this week when ideas and education are concerned. You want to live in the fast lane and circulate freely. A growing dissatisfaction with the familiar calls for new plans.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Be an enthusiastic team player. You could be surrounded by well-wishers and helpful advisors in the week to come. It's easy to get the cooperation you need to deal with projects simmering on the back burner.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your passionate interests may begin to come into focus this week. An intense obsession with learning more about your hobbies and turning them into a business may seize you. You're more aware of what you don't know.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Inspirations and an increased sense of optimism can put brighten your prospects in the week ahead. Make decisions about joint resources during the first half of the week, when your judgment is supercharged.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Practice mindfulness. During the coming week, set aside time each day to become aware of your surroundings and physical sensations. Feel the air on your arms, smell the lavender, and live a few moments in the here and now.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may turn away from light social exchanges and become entranced by deeper mysteries. Make major purchases or financial decisions in the first half of the week, when you're more skilled at negotiations.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If you have a passionate desire for financial success, you must take control of finances and refuse to be coerced by competition with others. Steer clear of arguments and gossip this week and concentrate on doing the right thing.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Inertia is a powerful thing. As a consumer, you might have accepted modest rate hikes without balking but over time these might add up. Make sure you receive extra value for extra fees in the week ahead.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Trusting to luck won't get the job done. You may need to make corrections or fix matters that have proved inaccurate. You're less shackled by tight schedules and have more time for sociability this week.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You're intensely ambitious this week, but have the time and the money to stop and smell the roses, too. Recent run-ins with prejudice and narrow-mindedness may lead you to reconsider your own viewpoints.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You might dare to go where no man has gone before. Others are likely to follow and may even applaud if you explore uncharted territories and lead the team. Partners will offer sound advice in the week ahead.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You may be preoccupied by reminders of past issues this week, but sometimes those who hesitate are not lost, but wise. Talk over plans and marital or family problems, and keep communications clear and succinct.

IF JUNE 1 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Live the high life during the next 2-3 weeks. Your judgment is better than usual, and because you beam with a positive attitude, you seem to attract positive things. In August, however you might not have the best judgment and stability in relationships could be lacking, as you may turn a blind eye to drawbacks. The first half of November is the best time to put long-range plans into motion, make crucial decisions, or introduce changes. If you're offered a job, advice, or a helping hand, accept, as there will some unexpected additional benefits.

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