Refuse to let your emotions control you this year. Making decisions based on a whim or as a result of feeling down will yield only short-lived satisfaction. Evaluate and calculate before you say yes to something that is more involved and time-consuming than you realize. Maintain poise and moderation.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Plan a trip or do something energetic that will make you feel alive. Exercise and a proper diet, along with doing whatever you can to help others, will enhance your reputation.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Stay on top of your responsibilities. Don’t leave anything unfinished, or criticism can be expected. Stay focused on what’s important in order to get ahead and enhance your reputation.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You may not get what you expect. Take a moment to gather your thoughts and consider what you can change in order to ensure the results you want.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Use your intelligence and look for alternatives if you aren’t happy with the way things are going. Don’t feel that you must conform to procedures that make you feel uncomfortable.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Personal growth will help you the most. Trying to work in conjunction with others will be difficult. Your important relationships will require nurturing, not criticism.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Rise above any emotional uncertainty you face and throw your energy into accomplishing the things that will help you improve your strengths. Learn all you can, master skills and stand out.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Join in, be a participant and enjoy what life has to offer. Entertainment, a shopping trip or a brief outing will prompt you to make personal changes. Romance is in the stars.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Listen, but don’t get sucked into an emotional disagreement that would leave you in a precarious position. If you bide your time, you will come up with a workable solution that will bypass conflict.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- A little charm and enthusiasm and a few compliments will help you get your way. Take advantage of an opportunity to engage in making business deals, networking and bringing about positive change.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A soft approach when dealing with a friend, relative or colleague will help you avoid being called insensitive. Walking away from a situation gracefully will help keep the peace.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Dream it and make it happen. Take control and make the changes that you want to see happen in your life. Love and romance are encouraged.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Taking a short trip or visiting someone you haven’t seen in a long time will give you a different perspective on who you have become and the direction you want to go.