A steady pace and curious mind will lead you to a brighter future. Choose your battles wisely to avoid wasting time and energy on people and jobs with little to offer. Be willing to make sacrifices and be simple, precise and moderate in your actions. Hard work, not excess or risk-taking, will get you where you want to go.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Take better care of your health and well-being. Refuse to let anyone mess with you or your plans. Use your knowledge and skills for your own gain, not to indulge someone else’s dream.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Learn as you go if you want to master new skills and accomplish your goals. Day trips and discussions will give you greater insight into personal and financial growth.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Don’t limit what you can do just to spare someone eager to take advantage of you. Be honest and do whatever you must to ensure that you get what you want.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Avoid emotional confrontations. Someone will want too much or show indulgent traits that will make you feel uncomfortable. Put distance between you and someone you feel is menacing.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don’t hesitate if someone asks you to work overtime. Anything you can do to get ahead will not go to waste. You’ll make new allies if you pitch in and help.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Be careful when handling other people’s money, possessions or personal paperwork. A sudden change in the way someone treats you should lead to questions, not anger. Find out where you stand.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Refuse to let peer pressure suck you into something. Make choices that encourage success and advancement. Take a course or apply for an internship. Walk away from emotional manipulation.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Taking a day trip is encouraged, along with spending time with people who inspire you to forge ahead. Make a promise to someone you love. Romance will enhance your life.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Problems while traveling or dealing with people from different backgrounds can be expected. Make sure you have all your paperwork in order before you depart. Moderation is encouraged.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A secret meeting with someone from your past will lead to trouble. Rely on common sense and don’t jeopardize what you have worked so hard to build. Be forthright and avoid temptation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Personal relationships will need to be reassessed. Consider what everyone is bringing to the table and work toward greater equality. Partnerships depend on balance, honesty and communication.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Problems will surface if you let someone from your past meddle in your personal affairs. Stay on top of any situation you face, and handle loved ones with care.