Originally published Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 05:50a.m.

Birthdays: Justin Chambers, 48; Lisa Rinna, 55; Richie Sambora, 59; Sela Ward, 62.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look for opportunities to discuss your thoughts with people you respect. The information you gather will help point you in the right direction.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Information is powerful. Don’t get into a debate without having the knowledge and experience to make your point and to validate your reasons for making the choices you do. Y

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let your emotions take over. Be realistic when dealing with affairs of the heart or situations that can affect your relationship with someone you live with.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Before you complain or criticize someone, take a closer look inward and consider how you can improve. Your personal achievement will motivate others to follow suit and make positive adjustments as well.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Exaggeration will play a factor in the outcome of a situation you face at home or at work. The changes that come about will leave you or someone you are dealing with at a loss if promises are not kept.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take on anyone making false claims. Keeping events straight and being clear in regard to who did what will help others make a positive decision that will assist you in reaching your set goals.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep busy and move forward. Your instincts will help you determine your best move.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Look for alternatives. If one door shuts, another will open.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Think matters through to the end. Understand the benefits as well as the consequences of your actions.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Share your thoughts and look for alternative ways to get what you want. Incentives will make a difference to the way others feel about you and how you handle matters.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep your distance from inconsistent or unpredictable individuals. It’s in your best interests to avoid excessive behavior.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Know your limitations as well as your attributes. Be prepared to ask for what you want and to settle for what feels fair.