Emotional issues will cause confusion this year where work and finances are concerned. Updating your resume and picking up additional skills will help you remain in demand when jobs are scarce. Don’t be impulsive, but be ready to make a move when opportunity comes along.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You need a break. Whether you take a staycation or sign up for a class that will help ease stress, it will encourage you to relax and let life unfold naturally.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Someone will not be happy with the way things are going at home or work. Don’t let your emotions take the reins and lead to regret. Remain calm and do your best.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Following your emotions will lead to temptation and misrepresentation. Be careful not to promise something you don’t want to actually carry out. Be frank and willing to deliver what’s expected of you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Money problems will surface if you are extravagant or you can't say no to someone asking for too much. Trying to buy someone’s affection will not help you gain respect or love.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You’ll tend to overreact, be indulgent and end up in an emotional situation you will regret. Use your smarts to avoid trouble. Exercise and proper eating and drinking habits are encouraged.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Avoid being impulsive when dealing with investments, contracts or emotional matters. Take time to figure out the best way to advance. You want to make money, not lose it.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don’t let impulse get the better of you. When in doubt, take a step back and think about the probable outcome of your actions. Don’t let an assumption ruin a relationship.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Emotions will be difficult to control. Avoid a trap set by one of your peers. If you want to get things done, work alone. Don’t venture too far from home.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Financial concerns will add to your stress and could affect your health if you aren’t careful when handling settlements, investments or joint funds. Honesty will be a step in the right direction.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A problem will crop up if you let a sensitive issue metastasize. Do your best to contain your emotions and deal with matters professionally and without hesitation.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Emotional spending, overreacting and getting involved in indulgent behavior won’t resolve matters. Do what needs to be done and move on.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Plan a day trip or get out and shop for someone you love. You’ll find out something about someone close to you if you have lunch with an old friend.