Change begins within. Don’t feel the need to follow what others do or say this year. Look for the path that best suits your needs. It’s OK to be different and to say no to anyone making too many demands. Think before you overspend, overreact or choose excess over prudence.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Personal progress can be made if you focus on self-improvement. Networking will lead to interesting encounters and information that will help you make a life-altering decision.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Inconsistency will lead to conflict. Sort out what you really want before you share your plans with others. It’s important to be reliable if you want others to support your plans.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Your emotional energy will help you get things done. Pay attention to detail and focus on personal improvements that will help you look and feel your best.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Use your skills innovatively. A chance to raise your profile will affect how others view you. Stand tall and give it your all.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Find a creative way to put your money to good use. Saving will give you a sense of accomplishment and help ease the stress of being in debt.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Take a break or do something different. A change will be as good as a rest. An old idea will take on a new and exciting direction.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don’t give up when you should be picking up the pace and pushing your way to the finish line. A passionate attitude will encourage others to pitch in and help.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Don’t take someone’s word. Gather facts and come up with your own plan. An innovative idea will change your life and lead to a partnership with someone who is just as creative as you are.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Look at new possibilities and moneymaking ventures. Don’t feel you must be excessive. Baby steps building on concrete plans will be your ticket to success. Set boundaries and know your limits.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- The changes you make at home will produce greater security and stability. Don’t let anyone use force to convince you to do anything that you feel is not right for you.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Personal gains should be your target. Whether they be physical, emotional or financial in nature, put the necessary energy into reaching the goals you set. Romance is highlighted.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Emotional misinterpretation can cause problems. Make sure you are clear about how someone feels or what his or her intentions are. Ulterior motives can disrupt your plans.