This is the year for you to be more assertive. Discipline and sticking to a strict regimen will help you reach your goals. Most importantly, it's necessary to make sure that others know you mean business. You will make great progress if you are firm, decisive and proactive.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Find a quiet corner where you can reflect on your personal life and explore your emotions. Soul-searching will give you a better understanding of your motivations, needs and wants.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Let your charm lead the way. New friendships will develop if you mingle. Attend events that bring you into contact with those who share your favorite pastimes.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Read the fine print. Make sure you understand what's included and what isn't. It's up to you to be diligent and to ask questions before you sign on the dotted line.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You may be feeling anxious or temperamental. You won't be helping anyone if you fly off the handle. Keep your opinions to yourself for now.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Things will improve if you work alone. You will accomplish more without distractions or interruptions and if you eliminate jobs that have been put on hold for too long.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Take advantage of your high energy and clear thinking so you will be able to accomplish your goals and open up time to do things you enjoy.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- You will face ups and downs regarding family matters. Listen to complaints and work to rectify the problems that exist before they have a chance to escalate. It's essential to cooperate.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Friends and relatives will question what you are trying to accomplish. Your impulsive nature and effervescent disposition will attract attention and bring about a personal challenge.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- It's vital that you keep meticulous records of your personal expenditures and assets. You work hard, but money has a way of slipping through your fingers if you become too complacent.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You will have to decide whether a romantic relationship has become too one-sided. If you do not share the same depth of feeling, a serious discussion is in order.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Trust your intuition if something doesn't feel right, and make the necessary alterations. Use discretion, and refrain from being too forthcoming with your opinions to avoid being put in a vulnerable position.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- An unusual creative project will get you heading in a new direction. Not only will you make new acquaintances, but you will also discover abilities and skills you didn't know you had.