You have come a long way. Many transitions lie in store for you this year, and with determination and hard work you will end up in a better place. Resist the urge to hesitate and thus miss opportunities that can improve your position and standard of living.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You will face a challenge while dealing with an older individual. Gather and share information with friends, relatives and neighbors. Find common ground and take appropriate action.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Don't be tempted to make promises you can't keep. Reflect on the year gone by and consider what your intentions are for the year to come. A casual chat will reveal important information.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- A new beginning will develop from a shared idea. Tread carefully around emotional individuals. An elderly or ailing relative will require special care and encouragement.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Conversations with family members will open your eyes to a new employment possibility. Thorough research will determine if, when and how you should move forward with your plans.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You will regret any excess you may have incurred ringing in the new year. Spend a quiet day at home getting the rest you need to start the year off right.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You will start the year off on the wrong foot if you are coerced into a family feud. Be diplomatic and a good listener, and refuse to meddle.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- You aren't likely to agree with everyone today. Don't overreact or be too eager to voice your opinion. Agree to disagree with your interlocutor and move on to a less controversial topic.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Rekindle a relationship that cooled off last year. If you still find this person fascinating, it's worth your while to pick up where you left off and see what happens.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Overindulgence will be your downfall. Don't risk alienating those who love you the most. Take all criticism directed at you as constructive. Be moderate and keep your emotions in check.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Stay close to home and spend time reflecting on how you want to approach the coming year. If you share your dreams with someone special, you'll enhance your personal life.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- An intimate get-together with friends and family should be planned. Hosting an event will make you feel good. A tasty meal and good conversation will make for a pleasant gathering.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- There is no point taking a risk or confronting an authority figure. Even if you are in the right, you are likely to cause delays that will lead to uncertainty. Play by the rules.