Check your emotions at the door and refuse to let anyone get under your skin this year. You have plenty to gain if you focus on what matters and the goals you want to achieve. Be honest, regardless of what others suggest. Your reputation will matter if you want to rise to the top. Embrace change for the right reason.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Don't be reluctant to use your skills, knowledge and experience to get your way. Fear is the enemy; believe and trust in your ability to make yourself heard. Nurture a meaningful relationship.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- Don't make promises you can't keep or let temptation lead you astray. Use experience and intelligence as you decide your next move. Getting out with peers is recommended.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Observe rather than react. Emotions will surface and could put you in an awkward position. Limit what information you share, and stick close to home. Put yourself first.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Keep your emotions out of the workplace. Don't make promises you can't keep or let temptation lead you down a slippery slope. You've got plenty to offer if you use your skills creatively.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Be a good listener and offer people thoughtful suggestions, not cash. Adjust your living conditions to make your life easier. If you build a stronger connection with peers, doors will open.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Emotions are high, and someone will judge your actions. Think each step through and forge ahead with precision and attention to detail. Be yourself and do things your way.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- Don't be lazy; take the plunge and make things happen. Rub elbows with people who can help you push your objective forward. Spread a positive attitude and make a good impression.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -- You'll find it challenging to divide your time between work and play. Neglecting someone close to you will trigger an unexpected response. A heart-to-heart talk may be called for.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- What you do will have a greater impact more than what you say. Dedicate time to tidying up loose ends and honoring your promises to avoid looking bad or sending the wrong message.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- A change at home will be worth the cost involved. Don't argue over trivialities when compromise will help keep the peace and give you more leeway regarding something that truly matters to you.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Refuse to let what others do bother you. Don't feel obligated to tag along or change your plans. Maintaining a positive attitude will help you make a valuable contact. Follow your heart.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Check your ego at the door and maintain your integrity. Be a good listener and observer, and recognize when someone makes false claims. Trust your instincts and resist temptation.