(March 20 – April 19):
It isn’t easy copping to self-sabotaging behavior, but now that you have it’s time to do something more proactive than ignore it.
(April 20 – May 20):
It’s your job to play peacekeeper even if conflicts don’t involve you. Staking out higher moral ground gets others to step up to theirs.
(May 21 – June 20):
Resist the urge to take a gamble. Recklessness is based on a need to do something different; not on following your intuition.
(June 21 – July 21):
You shy away from negatives, but they’re a fact of life. Coming clean with personal struggles elicits sympathy and support.
(July 22 – Aug. 22):
You can’t act decisively without upsetting people. Look at it this way: the sooner you do what’s necessary, the sooner they get over it.
(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):
You couldn’t be sure whether someone really wanted to get together. Now that you finally meet face-to-face you see you really do have a rapport.
(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):
Other people’s successes always look easy – especially the ones you admire. Don’t believe everything you see. You’d wince if you knew the true story.
(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):
You hate for people to see your vulnerable side, but showing you’re human allows you to bond. Sometimes you’re too tough for your own good.
(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):
Adversity shows you who your real friends are. But don’t jump to any conclusions. You’ll be surprised by who winds up rising to the challenge.
(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):
Gushing praise makes you uncomfortable, but since you never know when you’ll be on the receiving end again, let yourself enjoy it.
(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):
Just when you thought life couldn’t get loopier, guess what? Try to find the humor in the situation. It’s not worth the angst.
(Feb. 18 – March 19):
People like to leave things in your hands for safekeeping. But sometimes they presume too much. Remind them that you’re not the hired help.