Pause before you jump into action this year. It's always better to be safe than sorry. There will be too many variables to deal with, and too little time for mistakes. Size things up, strategize and make a definitive move based on common sense, facts and good will.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- When faced with adversity, you must show compassion and a willingness to find solutions. Turn any negative you encounter into a positive. Your attitude will make a difference to the outcome.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Show compassion and offer help. Get involved in your community or take part in an event that will have a positive impact on something you believe in.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Sticking to the truth will help you avoid mistakes. If you want something, you must ask for it. Don't take what others say to heart. Make changes based on your findings, not on what others tell you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Channel your emotional energy into something creative and constructive. Personal alterations that add to your comfort or contribute to your happiness are highlighted. Don't let anger overcome you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Making travel plans, taking business trips, attending conferences or just doing something that will update your image or boost your morale would all be good ideas. Added discipline will help you achieve your goals. Romance is in the stars.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Do what you can to assist those in need, but not at the expense of your own needs. Problems with medical issues and settlements will surface if you aren't careful.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Not everyone will be happy with the decisions you make. Consider your choices and adjust your schedule to ensure that you take care of small details and your responsibilities.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Home is where you will feel most comfortable. Take on a task that will challenge you mentally and encourage you to make positive personal changes at the same time.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Make a physical change that will boost your confidence. Setting a trend or expressing how you feel in the way you present yourself to others will attract positive attention.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Question anyone you don't trust or who you feel may not have accurate information. Look out for your interests and don't rule out taking an unusual route to improve your situation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Make your decisions based on your needs, not on what someone else expects of you or is trying to manipulate you into doing. Stay focused and do your thing.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Look past what's right in front of you. If you delve into the unfamiliar, you'll come up with unique ideas that will help you create a better atmosphere at home.