Do your own thing. Distance yourself from anyone who tends to exaggerate or manipulate your emotions. Fend for yourself and set your goals to meet your needs, instead of following what someone else wants you to do. Take control, pick up speed and make this year one of personal gain.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Listen, but don’t pass along information you are given until you verify its validity. Take control of whatever situation you face and avoid letting someone make you look bad.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- A change of heart will encourage you to take another look at an offer or suggestion that someone made. Dealing with older relatives will resolve a stressful situation.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Speak up, ask questions and raise issues with anyone you feel is feeding you false information. Plan your actions and execute them to your specifications. An innovative approach will ensure success.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Broaden your interests and friendships. Get involved in activities that motivate you to try something new. Frequent a creative venue that attracts people who are unique and colorful.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Temptation should be put aside. Making an abrupt change because someone else does so will not be in your best interest. Focus on doing a good job and contributing facts and solutions.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Someone will use emotional blackmail to twist your way of thinking. The best changes you can make are through educational pursuits, practice, and trial and error. Romance will improve your personal life.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Use intelligence and finish what you start. If you wait for someone else to take the reins, you will appear lazy. Take care of your health, and nurture important relationships.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Put your money in a safe place. Don’t share your financial status or talk about legal matters. Concentrate on making physical changes that will make you feel good about what you have to offer.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- You’ll come up against someone operating under false pretenses to take advantage of you. Rely on what you know is fact before you get involved in a joint venture.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A change at home will have an impact on your personal relationships. You will have better luck finding success if you take an alternative path or adhere to an unusual plan.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Living within your means will be in your best interest. Look for original alternatives that will allow you to cut costs by doing more of the work yourself.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Emotional deception or disillusionment will lead you astray. Don’t take what others say to heart. Take the path that guarantees success, not the one that sounds too good to be true.