Consider your choices and make decisions based on your needs, not on what others want or expect of you. Set high standards and make a point to map out what you want to see unfold over the course of the upcoming year. Don't let personal pressure stand in your way.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Keep a sharp watch over money matters and people who may try to take advantage of your good nature. Personal gains will result if you focus on mental and physical improvements.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Focus on what needs to be finished and don't stop until you reach your goal. Clear the clutter and prepare to begin again. Don't give up; get started.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Emotional deception will be a problem. Having a realistic attitude regarding your plans, relationships or financial situation will be necessary if you want to get ahead.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- A day trip will result in you meeting new people, broadening your perspective and learning new things. The connections you make will help you discover something that will bring you satisfaction and joy.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Keep your financial affairs a secret. It's best not to overspend or try to buy love. Stay focused on making personal changes that will gratify you mentally and physically. Romance is featured.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Be diplomatic when dealing with personal, domestic or health matters. Not everyone will see things your way. Tread carefully when dealing with relationships.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Your involvement in networking functions or activities that involve children will help you look at your future in a new light. Don't procrastinate. You should be moving forward.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Emotional mistakes will be costly. Think outside the box and be sure to keep your expectations in perspective. Get your facts straight before you respond or take action.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Put some heart into whatever you choose to do. Speak up and make positive changes based on what you want to accomplish. Don't settle for less.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Don't worry so much about what others are doing. Focus on honing your skills and making sure you leave no room for error. Be a leader, not a follower.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Look for answers from former colleagues or co-workers with whom you shared a rapport. Sharing the workload will help increase your output. Romance is encouraged.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Focus on what you have, not on what you want. Money matters can be resolved if you are practical in your spending. Don't let a romantic desire turn into a costly mistake.