Gear up to make the changes this year that will help you feel accomplished. Procrastinating is a waste of time, and waiting for things to happen or come to you will end in disappointment. You can improve your station in life significantly if you are proactive.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Leave some time for romance. A travel opportunity will prove to be professionally helpful. People you meet today will provide inspiration for a new project. Mix business with pleasure.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Make sure your calendar isn't overloaded. If you have too many tasks to complete, you won't have time to enjoy friends or family. Pace yourself accordingly.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- The answer to a personal problem will reveal itself. A situation that you thought unresolvable will come to an amiable conclusion if you are willing to negotiate.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- An unexpected surprise will develop, helping a difficult situation turn positive. Cast your worries aside and plan to relax with someone you enjoy spending time with.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- If you wish to raise your standard of living, make some adjustments. Your current employer may be nice, but could also be taking advantage of your talents. Inquire about salaries for equivalent jobs.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Your good-natured joking will be misinterpreted. Make sure you are laughing with your friends, not at them. A feud is likely to develop if you aren't tactful.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- A short trip will clear your head and motivate you to take on something new. Discovering new skills and enjoyable activities will help you make new friends.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Don't retreat into your shell. It's more important than ever to keep moving forward in a positive manner. You will ruin what you have already accomplished if you aren't a team player.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Ask yourself if you are moving forward or just coasting. It may be necessary to increase your efforts if you want to reach your destination. Past experience will help you discover future opportunities.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Follow your instincts when it comes to financial decisions. There is money to be made if you are patient. Plan a romantic evening, and it will improve your personal life.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You are facing an emotional downturn. Get together with close friends or engage in physical activity. It's hard to mope when you are active and hanging out with positive people.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Usher in a new project. Your energy level is high, and your ideas for improvement look good. Brainstorm with colleagues to drum up interest in your plans.