Horoscope for July 15, 2012

Today’s Birthday (07/15/12).

You’ve come a long way, baby. You’ll keep your focus on home and family until autumn. After October, a new creative project carries you away. Raise a glass to the changes weathered, and write three new wishes for the coming year. Dream big.

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 — A new problem at home gives you the opportunity to shine. Use the right words for the occasion. You’re rewarded with sweet satisfaction. Later, replenish your reserves.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 8 — The instructions don’t seem to work. Get advice from an expert. Proceed into new territory with caution, but go forward nevertheless. Your innocence is charming. Grow and expand.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 8 — Gain determination from adversity. Take a treat to a neighbor. Finances open up a bit, so invest in improvements. Stock up on basics. Sharing suits your mood now.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is an 8 — An obstacle gets in the way, and others seek your wisdom. Take the time you need to make the right decision. You’re moving toward a harmonious outcome.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Choose one you like; you’ll find that you feel less worried if you do. Kindness gives you an inner glow. Make room for romance and poetry. Your initiative matters.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Be confident, yet cautious. Avoid friends who expect you to pay their way. A private conversation results in greater financial flexibility. Do some creative writing.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Take on new challenges and grow. If you wanted to write a novel, now’s the time to start. A romantic relationship could inspire or distract. Follow your heart.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Avoid taking yourself too seriously now. Laughter is what the doctor ordered. Visit a favorite place close by and take some time for recreation … no productivity allowed.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Communication channels are open, and so are new opportunities. Negotiate in private. Think logically, though. Get a new hairstyle or ensemble. And don’t gamble.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 8 — Your experience and the structures you’ve built give you the edge. Don’t stop, even if it seems that everything is figured out. Savor the experience.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 6 — Begin with balance in mind. Don’t look back. Think about ways to make pleasure productive, and conversely, how to make work more enjoyable. This provides a beneficial development.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is an 8 — Don’t count chickens until they’re hatched, and don’t kill the golden goose, either. Don’t be afraid to show your tactical genius (with or without poultry). You’re gaining status.