Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — When you're permitted to establish your own agenda, you'll function at your best. It behooves you to steer clear of anyone who always makes demands on your time.
Aries (March 21-April 19) — Adopting a negative attitude will only make disruptive matters worse than they already are. If you think everything is going against you, solutions won't be possible.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Getting involved in petty politics with someone who is adroit in that kind of game- playing is not a wise thing to do. He or she will do his or her best to make you look bad, and is likely to succeed.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Whatever you do, don't let your ego or temper cause you to challenge someone who could have an influence over your work or career. It might be one match you can't win.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Getting in the last word shouldn't be important to you if it results in the possibility of jeopardizing a valued friendship. It would turn out to be a win that would mean a big loss.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Be on guard so that someone in trouble doesn't maneuver you into a position where you would be held accountable for his or her mistake or debt. Know when to be quiet and walk away.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — If you ignore your own counsel and do something that goes against your better judgment, you could end up paying dearly for the consequences of this folly. Stay sharp and be cool.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — It's not that you won't have adequate drive and ambition to handle everyday matters, it's more likely that you will be tempted to take on something that exceeds your limitations. Be honest about your abilities.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — It won't add any luster to your image if you deliberately do things that buck the will of the majority, just to prove your independence. All it will do is make you look like a selfish jackanapes.
Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Limit the discussion of family problems to the participants only. If you talk to others about private matters, you'll be inviting them to butt in and introduce added dissension.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Gauge your audience well so that you don't inadvertently introduce a topic about which you feel strongly to someone who holds an equally strong opposing opinion.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — If you leave something you value lying about in plain sight, it's likely to tempt someone with sticky fingers. Be more careful with your prize possessions.