Be observant and nonjudgmental with peers and partners in the year ahead. Take care of your own responsibilities before taking on another's cause. Diplomacy will be required if you're to maintain your popularity.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Expect sudden reversals with regard to partnership situations. To avoid further trouble, retreat and sort through what's happened instead of overreacting. A challenging physical activity could help ease your stress.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- An intellectual challenge will boost your confidence and put you in a good position. Networking functions will bring you in touch with serious partners. Nurture relationships to avoid discord down the line.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Say little and do a lot. The difference you make to a cause will impress someone who can help you raise your profile. Romance should be scheduled for late in the day.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Get into shape, start a diet and do whatever it takes to feel better about your appearance. It won't take much -- just a small change to your routine will do wonders for your confidence.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Expand your interests and your friendships to learn some valuable new skills and make crucial work contacts. What you learn and who you meet will be quite useful down the line.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- When dealing with people who can influence your future, you should keep your emotions hidden. Present your best and most talented traits and refrain from complaining or criticizing others.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Venture out amongst friends and peers who have something to offer you. Getting out and socializing will lead to a new and very valuable relationship.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Don't get angry, get moving. If you want to meet your goals, you'll need to work quickly. A conversation could prove important to your work or career. Your eagerness and inventive outlook will impress the right people.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- When talking to an important someone, keep your wits about you and resist saying something you will regret. Proceed with caution and put greater emphasis on improving what you have to offer instead of on what others lack.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Your family or loved ones could coerce you into making some bad financial decisions. You'll need to find alternatives that make them happy without breaking the bank. Devote some time to your own projects as well.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- How you present yourself will make a difference to the outcome of a legal, financial or medical situation. Do your best and be your best, and things will work out just fine.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Conduct business matters without showing emotion, and you'll make deals and sign contracts with confidence. Ask for what you want and don't hesitate to make last-minute changes that will increase your returns.