Horoscopes for Oct. 3, 2016

Birthdays: Seann William Scott, 40; Lena Headey, 43; Gwen Stefani, 47; Chubby Checker, 75.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep an open mind, but don’t neglect to see the pitfalls in other people’s suggestions. Being responsible for your actions will help you move in the right direction.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Express your feelings openly and follow through by taking action. You can improve your relationships with others through honesty, asking for help and offering incentives.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Look for a reasonable opportunity. A pie-in-the-sky idea will not turn out as planned. Be smart and willing to do the legwork required to get the results you want.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): A personal change will do you good. Altering your image or venturing down a new path in life will give you the boost you need to complete your mission.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep an open mind, but don’t let anyone use emotional manipulation in order to take advantage of your generosity. A disciplined attitude will help you bypass a difficult situation at home.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A physical change will boost your morale and get you geared up to make positive changes to the way you move forward.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll be prone to extravagance, indulgence and giving in to temptation. Think hard before you agree to something that will cause problems.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Find a way to use your natural talents to command attention and draw interest to what you have to offer. Use your imagination and work with people who have something to contribute.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Someone will try to compromise you if you share too much information about your plans. Focus on making the changes that you can implement without interference..

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): An unusual opportunity will develop that can change your current professional or financial direction. Express your feelings to someone you love.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take care of your responsibilities. Evaluate personal finances and set a budget that will help you save for something special.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Consider the risk factor of your plans. Luck is in your corner, and with a little prying, you will discover a winning situation that will help you get ahead.