Clinging to old ideas or strategies will hold you back. Make this a year of change and new beginnings. A positive outlook, plenty of self-confidence and the ability to make the most of every situation you encounter will lead you to success. Live in the moment, not the past.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Deception is apparent. Someone near to you will try to hold you back or take advantage of you. Make sure that you are given credit for your input and achievements.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- With your ability to deal with people on all levels, you should consider running for a position of leadership. Your strong sense of fair play would make you an excellent candidate.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Don't jeopardize your reputation at home or at work by participating in a gripe session or spreading gossip. For now, you are best off keeping your opinions to yourself.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Work hard to reduce your debt load. You will move ahead much faster if you don't have money preying on your mind. Keeping track of minor expenditures will help you cut costs.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Take a moment to reflect. You do so much for others that you deserve a little time to reassess your situation and find solutions to whatever isn't working for you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- If you need a change, make it happen. If you face facts head-on, you will quickly see what you need to implement in order to get ahead. Look, see and do.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Turn over a new leaf. Apply the finishing touches to overdue projects. Putting things behind you will help build confidence, enabling you to face the future with optimism.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Pursue your own interests. Catch up on your reading, organize your personal papers or take a day trip. Group activities are likely to end in disappointment.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Use your discretion if you face a difference of opinion when dealing with someone in charge. You may not want to back down, but avoiding an argument will be necessary.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Expect to feel emotionally troubled. You want to help others, but there will be tasks you are not capable of doing. Consult a trusted adviser for assistance before you proceed.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Nurture personal relationships by using incentives to get everyone to pitch in and help get chores out of the way so you can spend quality time together.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You will be disappointed to learn that someone you trusted has let you down. Keep your ideas and plans a secret, and don't share any personal information.