Making personal gains, self-improvement and eliminating what’s not necessary in your life will highlight your year. Look at the big picture to quickly see how much baggage you’ve been carrying. Downsize, cut overhead and funnel your time, energy and cash into the life you want to live.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Be open to suggestions and look for the positive in everything you see, hear and do. Make adjustments that suit your needs to be one step closer to your dreams.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Look over financial matters or check into a pending legal or medical issue you’ve been dealing with. Don’t let someone else speak on your behalf.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Offer encouragement, but don’t feel you must take part in someone else’s plans. You are best off putting your energy into something that will benefit you, not someone else.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Follow your creative dreams. Put time aside to contemplate the best way to use your skills and talents to advance. Someone influential will take interest in what you are trying to do.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Don’t make changes that aren’t necessary. Save your energy for things that really matter. Take better care of your health and finances. Moderation is encouraged.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Don’t trust what someone else tells you. Go directly to the source and verify facts before you get involved in a financial or legal deal. Partnerships should be considered carefully.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Observe what’s going on around you and watch how others are reacting before you share your opinion. Sometimes, it’s best to take a neutral position and proceed to do your own thing.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- Dream big, but only take on what’s feasible. A relationship will benefit if you are honest about your feelings and intentions. A promise or commitment can be made.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Get physical and make home improvements that will add to your comfort and convenience. Find a space in which you can develop an idea, plan or small business.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- If you or someone else overreacts, problems will develop. Listen carefully and don’t make assumptions. If you don’t fully understand what’s expected of you or what someone is suggesting, ask questions.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- If you get together with an old friend or colleague, you’ll be offered an interesting point of view about something you are considering. A positive change can be made.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Stay calm, even if someone is trying your patience. Focus on keeping the peace, living within your means and doing what brings you the greatest satisfaction. Romance is in the stars.