Horoscope for October 5, 2013

Today's Birthday (10/05/13). Begin the year with new beginnings because luck is definitely on your side. Encourage yourself and you'll be sure to thrive. Getting social doesn't hurt. You'll be sure make lasting relationships. Dive into an adventure of passion, and create something inspirational. The simple things in life can bring satisfaction.

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 6 — There are new beginnings in your relationships and partnerships. Go for balance. You’re attracting attention (which could be good). Stay respectful. Use something you’ve been saving.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — A shift in priorities opens a new path and a change in direction. Don’t make unnccessary tasks. Stick to high standards. It gets very busy. Keep your objective in mind. Friends energize you.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6 — One phase ends and another begins. Where there is an end, there’s a beginning. You’re gaining confidence. A problem gets resolved. Replenish your reserves. Soak up local culture.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 6 — There’s a shift in creative vision at work. Jump into the new flow. Consider personal obligations before committing. Holding off on academic improvements does not hurt. Increase efficiency by delegating. Take action for love.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 5 — Teaching is the best way to learn something. How far do you want to go? Maintain humility, despite your brilliance … extra points for selflessness. Do the work and get more for less. You’re learning quickly. No splurging.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — The New Moon shines over completing old projects and beginning new adventures. A feisty friend or family member is a joy and a delight and appreciates applause. You can afford to be generous.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — Expand your horizons (perhaps literally). There’s a shift in the tide. Release an old habit. Your strength arises from your passion. Give it everything you’ve got. Re-evaluate what you have. Provide well for family. Love gives you new hope and energy.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 6 — Gather valuable information. Resist the temptation to splurge. One phase ends and another begins at home. Listen to your siblings. Feelings intensify. Ask for the bonus now. Don’t worry about something that doesn’t apply any more.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — Assume responsibility and level up. Follow a dream. You’re becoming a master, and limitations are melting. Change up your days from time to time. Go around a dead end. Be gentle with someone who’s insecure. Let your friends take the lead. Play to win.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6 — The New Moon could inspire new beginnings, and it’s excellent. You accomplish more than usual. Get some sun. Love is in the air. Wait to see what develops. Make notes for the future. The allure is irresistible.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Group efforts succeed. Get what you need. Completion and new beginnings arise regarding your studies and exploration. Learn new theories. It’s a good time for fun. Education could interfere with playtime.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 6 — One door closes and another opens for you. Come up with new adventures with friends and families. Invest in success, and to achieve the quality you’re after. Don’t touch savings. You’re very persuasive now. Put your heart and creativity into it.