Refuse to give in to emotional manipulation this year. Take a look at the facts and make decisions that will benefit you, your family and your future. Stand tall and bring about the changes at home or work that will guarantee that you move forward in a positive manner.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Set your strategy to advance and start working your way toward your goal. Consider adding to your qualifications, negotiating a deal or investing in something you want to pursue.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Don't get involved in joint ventures or lend or borrow money or possessions. Protect what you have and refuse to give in to someone pressuring you for a donation or help.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Set high standards and proceed with passion. Your actions will make a statement that will lead to recognition and new opportunities. Youngsters and seniors will play a role in your decisions.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Don't trust your peers. Sharing personal information will put you in a precarious position. Don't feel the need to make changes just because someone else does. Moderation is in your best interest.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don't get angry when you can get moving. Making alterations to your home or job will be rejuvenating. Children and elders will contribute insight that will help you make a decision.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Emotional matters will flare up, causing you to miss other opportunities. Put things in perspective and distance yourself from whatever is causing frustration, stress or personal unhappiness.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- You need to step up your game and bring about changes that will make you feel good about who you are and what you do. Jump at an opportunity. Indecision will lead to regret.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- A missed opportunity will encourage a new idea. Reuse old material to construct something unique and applicable to current trends. Romance is encouraged and will improve your personal life.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Set up interviews or collaborate with someone who is as aggressive and hardworking as you are. There are gains to be made if you take the initiative. Progressive thinking will bring good results.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Stick to simple changes that will not result in uncertainty with friends or relatives. Understanding the impact of change and offering people incentives and options will pay off.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- You need to set high standards and goals for yourself and others. Strive for equality, peace and happiness. Don't back away from change or controversy. You can and will make a difference.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Too much input from outsiders will confuse you. If you feel uncertain about something, take the time to do some research before you make a decision. Don't give in to pressure.