You will encounter some setbacks. Preparation will help you come out on top. Be aware of anyone in a position to hold you back, and counter his or her influence by going above and beyond the call of duty. Trust in yourself and don't be deterred. You can go the distance.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- An unexpected slowdown will turn in your favor. Financial changes are headed your way. Set aside some time to spend with an elderly relative. Learn from a past mistake.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Your willingness to help others will come into play and raise your profile. Someone close to you needs your empathy and assistance. Love and romance are highlighted.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Be a leader and share the ideas you have to improve the workplace. A jealous colleague will try to stymie your plans, but you will win in the end if you are persistent.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Don't let minor annoyances sour your day. Control what you can and go with the flow otherwise. The changes that concern you will end up working in your favor.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Ask yourself if your current partnerships will help you get where you want to go. If you feel it is time to move on, make personal alterations and focus on fulfilling your dreams.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Unleash your creativity and do something unusual to invigorate your senses. Younger relatives will play a prominent role in your plans and give you insight to make improvements.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- If your career is boring you, a change is in order. Daily routines will lead to dissatisfaction. Check your options, but don't quit one job without having a replacement lined up.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You will be inspired and excited. Share your ideas and take time for fun and entertainment. Forget about your current trials and tribulations and go for the gusto.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- There will be turmoil on the home front. Tact and diplomacy will be needed when dealing with the people you live with, so don't try to push your opinions on anyone.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Accept social or group invitations. A chance meeting will lead to an important connection. Your style and flair will result in greater popularity and new friendships.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Uncertainty at work will confuse you. Have faith in your abilities. If you feel your talents are being wasted, consider ways to branch out, follow your dreams and utilize your skills effectively.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You will have an emotionally challenging day. Don't get upset if someone offers you friendly advice. Consider what's said and use the information offered to you productively.