Give a unique spin to whatever you do this year, and you will capture attention and encourage new friendships. Looking for ways to make personal improvements will lead to fresh information that will also motivate you to pick up skills or update your technological savvy.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Partnerships will be uncertain. Be open to discussion and prepared to compromise. Stick to the rules and avoid dealing with authority figures, institutions or government agencies.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Listen to someone you respect, and you'll get a different outlook on a confusing situation. Don't feel obligated to make a decision or change something in your life just because someone else does.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- A personal situation can influence the way you deal with work. Make a point to finish whatever is expected of you. Don't let false information lead to a mishap or an argument.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Check out what someone has to offer. Look for a lifestyle that motivates you to pursue the things that make you happy. Follow your intuition, and you won't be disappointed.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Bring about any changes that will help you be and do your best. Spending more time with people who encourage you will lead to better and happier circumstances.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- If you believe in your abilities and remain determined in your plans, you can make things happen. Don't sit back when you have so much to gain. Call in favors.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Share your thoughts, but don't force your desires on others. Keeping your life simple will help you avoid encounters that are time- consuming. Put time aside for fun.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- An unusual change you make at home will enable you to master a skill or perfect a talent. An interesting emotional connection will inspire you to finish what you start.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Life can be refreshingly simple, so refrain from making it complex. Take matters one step at a time, and you will get everything done correctly and efficiently. Nurture important relationships.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Expect the unexpected and be prepared to counter any negative or difficult situation that arises. Keeping close tabs on what everyone is doing will help you maintain peace and balance.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Alter what you need to in order to feel good about a job or commitment that someone has asked you to complete. Focus on self-improvement and raising your profile.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Turn an idea into a profitable investment, keep your options open and discuss plans with someone you want to spend more time with. A contract or settlement will improve your cash flow.