The effort you put into important relationships will pay off this year. You can expect to have more discipline and an increased desire to let go of the past and move forward. Optimism and the help you offer will be rewarded with kindness and consideration. Educational pursuits will pay high returns.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You are best off observing, listening and formulating a plan that will help you maintain your current position, status and reputation. Don’t make an announcement that will cause others to talk about you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Learn from those with more experience and use the information you are given to help you advance. Understanding the possibilities and putting your own spin on an idea will pay off.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Choose your associates wisely. How well you are respected will be directly linked to your choice of associates and your honesty and integrity.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Walk away from anyone who is trying to enforce changes that you don’t want to make. You are best off looking inward and focusing on personal improvements.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Emotional confusion and inconsistency will leave you in a quandary regarding what to do next. Think twice before you make unwise decisions that could be costly or lead to indulgent behavior.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Keep emotions out of any deal you are trying to close. Being practical and assessing situations using the right tools will serve you well.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Partnerships can be difficult if someone you are dealing with isn’t sensitive to the needs of others. Find a diplomatic way to solve the problem.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Take a close look at a project or situation that appears to need an adjustment. Knowing what you are up against and relying on experience, practicality and facts will bring good results.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Make personal changes that will improve your current living situation or bring you closer to a loved one. Gather facts and be prepared to counter anyone trying to meddle in your affairs.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A unique opportunity will give you access to interesting options that could improve your home life. Lighten up and show off your sense of humor to gain support.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Concentrate on practical physical improvements that will lift your spirits. Living within your means will give you a sense of accomplishment. Romance will improve your life.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Someone will withhold information, giving you a false sense of hope. Dig deep and find out exactly where you stand before you make promises or personal changes.