This can be a prosperous year if you resist the tendency to blow situations out of proportion. Personal issues will not have a negative bearing on your success if you deal with them quickly. Stay involved in projects that stimulate your intellect and allow you to be creative.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Keep your dealings professional. Stretching the truth or taking shortcuts will land you in trouble. You will get where you want to be if you play by the rules.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Dwelling on disappointments or disputes will cause you stress and leave you dissatisfied. Go out of your way to help others in order to find a positive diversion.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Your knowledge and charisma will charm even your most cynical opponent. Present your plans to a potential partner. Be confident, and you will draw more interest.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Your complaints will fall on deaf ears. Face up to your responsibilities without griping. Focus on maintaining the peace, not futile resentment. Positive thoughts will bring favorable results.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Consider how others view you. If you are fun to be with, everyone will want to be with you. A sincere gesture and a kind word are all that's required.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Take credit for the things you do. You have what it takes to excel in your chosen field. Don't let insecurity or self-doubt keep you from a golden opportunity.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- If you take advantage of a chance to reconnect with someone from your past, you will find out valuable information that will help you understand how to utilize your skills to fit the changing economic climate.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Put your interests first. Others know that they can depend on you, but if you take on too many added responsibilities, you will put your health in jeopardy. Learn to say no.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- A partnership is likely. Joining clubs, service groups or educational activities will allow you to interact with a wide variety of people who can improve your prospects.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Good results will occur if you diligently pursue financial prospects. Rather than rely on word of mouth, you should check all the information first to ensure that it is valid.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Don't let anxiety get you down. Be proud of who you are and what you can do. You can deal with any situation if you remain calm. Focus on the positive.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Dealing with elderly relatives or youngsters can be trying. Get in touch with someone who will help you or offer suggestions that will ease your responsibilities.