Ease into whatever you want to pursue this year. Take care of unfinished business and go over important details personally. Leave nothing to chance if you want to surpass your expectations. Use your intelligence to overcome interference and to mark out the path that you want to follow.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Stick close to home. Travel and communication are not favored. Stick to familiar places and people you know well and feel comfortable being around. Avoid excess, indulgence and frivolous spending.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Emotions can make people do strange things. Don’t underestimate what someone will do to get your attention. Protect your possessions, assets and passwords from anyone with dubious motives.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Refuse to let anyone manipulate your emotions or meddle in your affairs. Take care of matters on your own to avoid having to answer for something you didn’t do.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Emotional issues will be difficult to figure out. Someone will withhold information vital to a decision you want to make. Don’t get angry; just ask questions and find out where you stand.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don't let your emotions lure you into doing something that isn’t going to benefit you mentally, emotionally or financially. Protect your reputation at all costs.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Refuse to be coerced into situations that are emotionally draining. It’s best to walk away from situations ridden with meddling, ego and competitiveness. Choose love and peace over discord.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Stop fretting over how long something will take, and get started, already! Procrastination will make you look bad and will cause ill feelings with someone counting on you to do your part.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Emotional issues are best controlled. If you express discontent, you will face opposition. Focus on physical fitness, creative challenges and mastering something you find enjoyable. Romance is encouraged.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Stick close to home. The less time spent in places that can be costly, the better. An older friend or relative will offer interesting solutions to a dilemma you face.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Problems will arise if you make changes abruptly. Don’t feel the need to jump into something just because someone plays on your emotions to get you to act uncharacteristically.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Push for what you want by applying your skills and knowledge, not by getting upset or angry with someone who lacks enthusiasm or isn’t willing to contribute.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Work toward a creative goal. Making improvements at home or to your health are encouraged and will make a difference to your emotional, mental and physical well-being.