Size up your situation and be forceful when setting a high standard. Make the changes necessary to execute your practical plans. Don't wait for someone to come along and do things for you. Relying on others will lead to disappointment. Stay focused on the finish line.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Diplomacy will help you avoid a breakdown of communication. Listen carefully and put a positive twist on whatever you contribute. Romance will help you keep the peace with someone you love.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You have some good ideas. Discussing options with friends, peers or someone who needs help will put you in demand. Use charm in order to get the help you need.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Do whatever it takes to get fit. Personal projects geared toward perfecting your image will pay off, as long as you stay within your means. Don't promise something you cannot deliver.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- A problem with a loved one will surface if you are preoccupied. A unique offer will help mend any broken promises or oversights. Keeping the peace is in your best interest.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Do whatever it takes to lift your spirits and build your confidence. Participate in a challenge that tests your skills. Invest in your surroundings or visit a destination that excites you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- A window of opportunity must not be ignored. An intelligent offer will be your ticket to an unusual investment with plenty of potential. A promise will lead to a new beginning.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Disagreements will end in a stalemate. Put your reputation first and avoid a situation that can make you look bad. Accept an inevitable change and make the most of it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Focus on your home and family, and make some unusual changes to the way you live. A good workstation or entertainment center will add harmony to your environment and personal relationships.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Changes you initiate at home will enhance an important relationship. Don't get involved in rumors or deal with institutions or government agencies. Delays or confusion while traveling can be expected.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- If you voice your opinion and share your ideas, you will be offered valuable information. Keep the peace when dealing with close friends, children or loved ones.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Discuss your ideas and plans with a loved one. Reuniting with old co-workers will resurrect a plan or project that still interests you.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Keep an open mind but don't be too trusting when dealing with peers, groups or clubs trying to change your beliefs, values or life direction. Do your own thing.