Mixing and mingling with people who share your goals or field will help you excel this year. Professional gains must not be stifled due to personal setbacks. Don't ignore important signals. Make changes to eliminate negativity and unnecessary distractions from your life.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Be logical. It's in your best interest to negotiate and to present what you have to offer without the help of others. Be your own person and do things for yourself.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Money matters will cause uncertainty. Go over your expenses in order to find a way to cut corners. A business trip will lead to information that will encourage profitable changes to your lifestyle.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You'll face criticism. Approach whatever you want to do silently. Once you have worked out all the kinks, you will find it much easier to deal with nonbelievers.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Changes at home will add to your comfort and encourage you to entertain more. If you express your thoughts, you'll gather the support needed to reach your objectives.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Bring about changes that will inspire you or make your life more comfortable. Put greater emphasis on personal growth and updating your appearance. Pamper yourself and focus on rejuvenation.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You must be realistic when dealing with changes you want to make to your personal life or domestic environment. Practical action over indulgent or expensive alterations is favored.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Take a unique approach when dealing with peers or superiors in order to capture attention. Don't let the actions of others influence you. Stick to your principles. New beginnings are apparent.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Positive changes at home will encourage you to socialize and host functions. Your openness will surprise some, and will result in positive interactions. Ask for what you want.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Jealousy and anger will surface if you get into a competitive situation, or reconnect with someone from your past. Avoid such encounters and focus on personal change, not besting someone else.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A requested donation or handout is best declined. You should invest in your ideas and in boosting your standard of living. Charity begins at home.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Don't let anyone badger you into thinking you aren't doing enough or that you should take on responsibilities that don't belong to you. Offer help, but set some ground rules as well.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Don't let someone else's uncertainty cloud your vision or slow you down. Look at the big picture and use your imagination to come up with workable solutions. Don't reveal personal information.