Today's Birthday (02/17/13). Fix up your place and invite people over for a fun season of networking and creativity. Build partnerships and infrastructure for a career bump. Group objectives become more attainable, and a seasoned crew is best. Make time to 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 -- Keep reviewing what is needed. Don't make assumptions; double-check everything. Crack the books for the next few days, or just practice to update skills. You'll retain information well.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Continue to increase your income opportunities. The next phase could be quite profitable. Spend time at home with your partner or family instead of going out.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Hang in there for a bit longer. Your dedication and persistence is rewarded with wonderful surprises. Continue to increase the fun.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- For the foreseeable future, find the answer within. Your ideas can lift you, but they also weigh you down if you take yourself too seriously. Keep the party small. Review everything.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Remember your dreams and go for them. Break through those self-imposed limitations on what you think you're capable of. Increasing your work skills helps. Play full out but within budget.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Respect can take you a long way, especially around career. Compromise is definitely part of the picture. Watch for bizarre requests and scheduling troubles. A little grace maintains harmony.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Spend time with special people, getting connected or reconnected. Stress just isn't worth the cost, so let it go. Try something new and exciting, for fun. Add playfulness to tasks.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Continue to decrease in the worry department by reducing opportunities for big breakdowns. Back up your electronic data before Mercury goes retrograde, and maintain vehicles and equipment. Rest easy.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Be willing to share responsibilities more than usual, and keep a close eye on expenses so you don't go overboard. A partner or friend mediates.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- There's no more time for procrastination, so dive in. Workload will be intense for the next few days. Find comfort in the company of a pet, or a friend, and get outdoors.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- For a while, you score big with creative output. Children can be of great inspiration. Look at things with fresh eyes. New information alters your choice.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Open your heart and home to a friend in search of comfort. These special moments lighten both hearts. Continue to decrease your worries this way in the coming week.