Stubbornness will be your downfall. Keep an open mind and an optimistic outlook as you face the year ahead. Enthusiastically and graciously accept any help that is offered. Being open to new methods and ideas will help you to move forward.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- In your race to beat the opposition, you may be letting your personal responsibilities slide. Before you start on a new challenge, take care of what's expected of you at home.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Don't let personal problems override your professional responsibilities. You have to carry your share of the work. Relationship complications will have to be dealt with after hours.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You will face financial woes if you take a risk. Don't be shy about your desire to advance professionally. You are likely to improve your job prospects by networking with peers.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- There may be a lot of items on your most-wanted list, but you must be sensible. You can avoid a major argument with a loved one by curbing your spending.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- If your current relationship is unsatisfying, you should make a clean break and move on. It's not fair to either party if there is no commitment on your part.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Try your best to get along with your co-workers. You may be dismayed to learn that someone you like doesn't feel the same way. Don't take it to heart, and move on with an untroubled mind.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't spend money on others just to win approval. Focus on self-improvement projects that boost your esteem, and the people you are trying to impress will respond to your relaxed and self-confident attitude.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Anger is self-destructive, so use up negative energy by doing some work around the house. The busier you are, the less likely you are to squabble.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Look before you leap into a new job or partnership. You may have been sold something that doesn't really exist. Don't burn bridges, and don't be gullible. Ask questions and clarify issues of concern.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You are caring and helpful, but please resist the urge to do too much for others. They will come to expect it, and you will burn yourself out.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Give your friends and family some breathing room. Make a point of getting out and meeting new people. Exploring new interests will bring good results.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- If you do your job to the best of your ability, you will be able to dispel any negative rumors in the workplace. It's possible that someone may be talking behind your back.