Today's Birthday (12/29/12). Step up in status around February by taking leadership. Delegate to your network, and share the work. Self-renewal comes with changes at home. Get inspired by friends, family, community and partners. Participate and play.
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 an 8 -- An obstacle causes delays. Call ahead and avoid a trip, or leave extra travel time. Provide excellent service on a project. Romance is right around the corner.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Now's perfect to start a new writing project; no need to wait until next year. Put down your thoughts without worrying about form, one word at a time.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 6 -- For the next six weeks, travel conditions are favorable. Search for the best deal. Rework the budget. Try something you've never done before, and enjoy the experience.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- You feel good, and you knew that you would now. Until around the middle of February, you'll have severe wanderlust. Use whatever opportunity you get to explore.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 5 -- You see the light at the end of the tunnel. Keep forward momentum, even if slow. You may discover that there are fun things to do in the dark.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Friends are like flowers: stop to notice, and they bring you great joy. Water them with loving attention. Create your own luck, as good as the company you keep.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Passions are riled up, and it's not just a temporary thing. Buckle up for a great emotional ride that lasts until February. Balance home and career with love.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Sign up for a new class, if you haven't already done so. You're in the middle of a learning period. A little investment of time pays big dividends.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 5 -- It's easier to find a good financial balance right now. Your income-making capabilities are on the rise. Take advantage, and invest wisely. Gambling is not recommended.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- You're in charge. Be powerful, and respectful of your surroundings at the same time. Find strength in numbers. Go places you've never been. Take someone you love along.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 6 -- Keep completing old business before the end of the year to start afresh. A walk outside helps, especially now. Pay special attention to your health. Eat well.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Your mind is especially active, and so is your social life. You can do it all, especially when you stop and listen. Your imagination can take you unexplored places.