Today's Birthday (12/21/12). This Winter Solstice witnesses a collective awakening toward a higher purpose, an exceptionally auspicious way to begin your year. Maintain busy-work energy (until June) with healthy food and exercise. Social life sparks this summer. Home changes bond. Follow love.
To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.
Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 9 -- There's no way to go but full speed ahead. Follow your vision, and release old paradigms. Accept a new service opportunity with determination. Easily sell your brilliant idea.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 6 -- Do the work to get the best results. List problems to be solved. Travel, education and publishing are favored this month. Share ideas, don't hoard them. Ask for help.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Provide excellent service and complete numbers as you plunge into a busy work month. Back up talk with action. A friend connects you to someone influential, who has a common cause.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Finish a tough job that pays better than expected. Invest in domestic comfort. This month, delegate to a perfectionist. Take your partner on a trip. Take notes.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Go ahead and commit. It could seem risky. You could take a loss. There's more work coming. Put your heart into it.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- You're especially affectionate this month. Listen to creative ideas. Confidential information helps you save. Invest in your home. Dividends come later. Measure success in healthy food, water and family.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- You're gaining confidence. Conditions are good for a family discussion. Convince your team of their awesomeness. Be a calming influence. Press for action. Put your house in order this month.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Focus on studies and learn quickly. Your mood is infectious, so choose one you'd like replicated. Conserve resources and update home technology by barter.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Imagine you have what you want. Consult an authority and talk over all angles, obsessing on the details. The money's available this month. Take persistent action. Hear someone who's angry.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- More work means more savings. Postpone expansion and stash the riches. You're really on your game this month. You have a distinct advantage. Forward an inspiring cause.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- Complete one game, and begin a new one this month. Learn from a master, and get inspired. Luxuriate with time in solitude. Eat slowly and well. Gather additional benefits.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- There's an inspection or test, and you get farther than expected. For the next month, your team is hot. Let the kids do their share. Stash away winnings.