Originally published Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 05:50a.m.

Birthdays: Jessica Simpson, 38; Adrian Grenier, 42; Sofia Vergara, 46; Arlo Guthrie, 71.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Use your emotional energy to push your way to the top. Discuss your thoughts, ideas and plans, and you will impress someone who can influence your future.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Change can be good if you take time to figure out the best way to bring it about. Taking the steps required to ensure that you abide by any rules or regulations will help you develop a solid plan.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Keep your emotions in check when dealing with personal matters. Someone will get the wrong idea if you aren’t consistent or you send mixed messages.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make a statement, figure out what you want to share and don’t be afraid to do things differently. It’s your uniqueness that will capture attention.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Give-and-take situations will turn out better than anticipated. Smart calculations coupled with sharing will result in a better standard of living.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Look for the good in everything and everyone; you’ll give a positive spin to whatever you do. Listen, observe and make choices based on what’s acceptable.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Inject a little enthusiasm into all you do. Elaborate on an idea that will assist you in helping others.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take care of your responsibilities first. If you leave something unfinished, you will be faced with complaints that can ruin your day or your relationship with someone.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): If you want to change something in your life, make it count. Doing something halfway will not be satisfying.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Your serious approach to life will win praise, but if you aren’t having fun as well, you may not get the full benefit from your achievements. Take time out for pleasure.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Decide what it is you want and how you are going to pay for it before you start. Having a good plan in place will ease stress and ensure success.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Know what you are up against before you try to take over a situation. Getting along with loved ones will help you escape a situation that can lead to arguments.