Acts of kindness, compassion and generosity could produce extra benefits for you in the year ahead. This could be especially true in situations where you do things for others without seeking any benefits for yourself.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Don't expect to be too convincing if you try to sell others on some ideas or concepts that you don't truly believe in. It takes sincerity to generate support.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- If you ask someone for an opinion on an important matter, make sure it is a person who will tell you the truth. That's the only way you'll get the advice you need.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Companions will get miffed at you if they fail to understand why you say one thing and do another. It is important for you to clearly define your motives and actions.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- When doing work that requires an eye for detail, you had better keep your mind on the task at hand. A lack of attention could quickly ruin your endeavor.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Be content with what you're doing and with whom you are sharing your time. Once you start wishing you were elsewhere, you'll lose what the moment has to offer.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- It's marvelous when we can take others at their word, but unfortunately several persons might promise you things today that they have no intention of fulfilling.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Usually, you're pretty good at clarifying your objectives, especially if it involves something that could enhance your know-how. Today, however, your system might go awry.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- If you plan to visit some shops that offer tantalizing merchandise that you know you can't afford, it would be best to leave your credit cards at home. Now's not the time to be a spendthrift.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Any project or endeavor that doesn't have your wholehearted support shouldn't be pursued today. It would be best to temporarily shelve such matters until you're in a more favorable mood.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- If a friend does something worthy of praise, be sure to compliment him or her. However, don't use false flattery or be insincere just to give this person an ego boost.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You're a generous and giving person, and these are admirable traits. However, don't allow an unworthy manipulator to use flattery on you and abuse your good nature.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- If your objectives aren't clearly and realistically defined, you could go off on an unproductive tangent and end up having little or nothing to show for your effort.