Don't feel obliged to mimic what everyone else is doing. You are best off realistically looking at each and every situation you face this year and making decisions that suit you. It's nice to keep the peace, but accommodating everyone will deplete your confidence and emotional reserves.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- You'll find answers from unexpected people and in surprising places. An open mind and a good imagination will help you discover new possibilities. Optimism will help you excel.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) -Good things are heading your way. New information will lead to positive personal change. Romance is on the rise, and an important relationship will bring you satisfaction and happiness.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Don't be tempted to use emotional manipulation. You'll do much better if you let everyone do his or her own thing. Don't give in to or apply pressure.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Hone your skills and dig into alternate ways to use your attributes to get ahead. Personal improvements will turn out well. Avoid arguments. Romance is featured.
AQUARIUS ( Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- Don't be fooled by someone who claims to be giving you a good deal. Do your research lest you sign up for a scam. False advertising will lead to disappointment.
PISCES ( Feb. 20-March 20) -Using emotional tactics to get your way will play in your favor. A romantic encounter looks promising and will lead to a closer bond between you and a loved one.
ARIES ( March 21-April 19) -You'll thrive on getting things done. Learn through experience, and partner with people who appreciate your skills and can contribute to your cause. Don't get mad, get moving.
TAURUS ( April 20-May 20) -Step up and offer help. Take a unique approach to whatever you do in order to encourage oth- ers to look at new possibilities. Getting along with people will be half the battle.
GEMINI ( May 21-June 20) -Show restraint if someone puts pressure on you or tempts you. Be forthright about what you are and are not willing to do. Be prepared to walk away.
CANCER ( June 21-July 22) -Express the way you feel and what you are willing to do. Offer incentives and be willing to share equally with your collaborators. Self-help and improvements will be liberating.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Taking a trip or making a professional change will lift your spirits. Trying something new and engaging in interesting talks with people from different walks of life will broaden your perspective.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Invest in yourself, your skills and your ability to make money. Staying current with technology and your current workplace situation will help you get a promotion.