Horoscopes October 1, 2023

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Brie Larson, 34; Zach Galifianakis, 54; Esai Morales, 61; Julie Andrews, 88.

Happy Birthday: Keep your circle small and your personal information a secret. Protect against injury, illness and temptation. Look inward and address issues that will encourage personal growth. Prioritize warding off drama, chaos and nonproductive situations with individuals who don't fit certain criteria. Discard, reboot and prepare to move on with less baggage. Your numbers are 8, 14, 23, 25, 37, 46, 48.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Tread carefully, look before you leap and stick to what you know and trust. Change may tempt you, but you aren't likely to get an accurate picture without a thorough investigation. Put more time and effort into self-improvement. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Believe in yourself and what you can do to achieve contentment and happiness. Use intelligence and change what you don't like. Disconnect from manipulative individuals who try to take advantage of you. Reconfigure your approach to life. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Pick up the pace and do your part. Engage in events that encourage getting fit and eating healthy. A lifestyle change that helps you say no to temptation and distances you from poor influences will help you strive for a better future. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Call on those you trust to help. Use your voice, stand up for your rights and make a difference. Choose a path that's conducive to your standards and financial standing. Be blunt and say no to those trying to infiltrate your space. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Slow down, note what's happening and put things in perspective before you act. Focus on home, peace of mind and protecting your emotional well-being from anyone eager to take advantage of you. Get the facts, run the numbers and say no to pushy people. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Consider your options and get moving. Give thought to situations that offer you a spotlight to share your thoughts. Discussions will provide food for thought and encourage you to make adjustments that, in turn, will make your life easier. Put an end to any negativity or poor influences you encounter. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Put your energy to good use. Reach out and help others, and you will receive the same time and respect regarding burdens you can't handle alone. Let your actions be your calling card and your insight be your ticket to better relationships and days ahead. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You'll encounter people and propositions that aren't reliable. Ask questions, and don't hesitate to say no or walk away. Protect yourself and your reputation, stick to the truth and do what's best for you. Stabilization requires you to take control. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Listen more and say less. Protect what's yours from those trying to take advantage of you. Follow up on any offer you receive to ensure it isn't prefabricated to pique your interest. Simplify your pursuit of happiness, and you won't be disappointed. Focus on self-improvement. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make domestic changes to suit your needs and to protect against anyone trying to take advantage of you. Anger won't solve problems, but actions to ensure you and your possessions are safe will put your mind at ease. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Make the necessary health, financial and legal arrangements to ease your mind. Look for a unique approach that will sideline anyone trying to compromise your plans. A change someone makes will be telltale regarding their intentions. Do what's necessary to avoid letting someone manipulate you. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Revisit old ideas and plans. With an update and amendment, you'll find a direct route to someone or something you want to pursue. An open mind will encourage growth and a unique approach to what's possible. Helping others will increase your profile. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are dedicated, intelligent and impulsive. You are innovative and enthusiastic.

1 star: Avoid conflicts; work behind the scenes. 2 stars: You can accomplish, but don't rely on others. 3 stars: Focus and you'll reach your goals. 4 stars: Aim high; start new projects. 5 stars: Nothing can stop you; go for gold.

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