Don't put yourself in a position in which you are forced to learn something the hard way. Being honest with yourself as well as others will be necessary if you want to reach your goal, find happiness or ease your stress. Take the steps required to make things happen and put the past behind you.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- An event that allows you to use all your skills and attributes will pump up your ego and encourage you to bring about positive change. Romance is in the stars.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Change is inevitable. Size up what's happening and look for the best possible way to take advantage of the situation. You can come out on top if you take action.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Surround yourself with people you can learn from. Mental stimulation will lead to physical changes and a closer bond between you and a loved one. Greater stability is within reach.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Improve what you have to offer and apply for or demonstrate your interest in a new position. Don't leave one job until you have a signed contract to work elsewhere.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- If you look for adventure, you'll find it. Your involvement in activities or social events will stir up interest in a loved one. A passionate encounter looks promising.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Troubles at home will make you ask questions and consider alternatives. Turn any lemon you are handed into lemonade. Once you get started, you'll be difficult to stop.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Get the lowdown on what's going on behind the scenes at work or home before you venture in a direction that will lead to a roadblock. Do your research.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Figure out if the changes going on around you are going to disrupt your world. Position yourself in a safety zone to protect against loss or being made a scapegoat.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Keep busy and stay out of trouble. Make some positive changes to your home that will help you cut your overhead, leaving you more cash for personal entertainment.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Tie up loose ends and enjoy the weekend. Sign up for activities that include a loved one. Don't limit what you can do just because someone else makes a bad choice.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Be realistic when assessing a partnership. If things haven't been fair lately, you are best off airing your differences and making changes before it's too late.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Someone will use emotional tactics to alter your way of thinking. Don't get involved in cult groups or with those trying to denigrate your choice of lifestyle or beliefs.