Horoscope for July 16, 2012

Today’s Birthday (07/16/12).

Take time to do nothing this birthday. You’ve witnessed great change and continue to adapt. Pamper yourself with rest and relaxation, and when deliciously nurtured, envision how you want the coming year to be … and then the coming decade.

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 — Take time to stay organized. Stick close to home for the next few days. Hit the books early. Friends and family believe in you. Plan a luxurious evening later.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 8 — Your work impresses the judges. Strengthen your infrastructure for improved results. There’s a lot to learn from the experience, even if you make mistakes. Watch out for deception.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 8 — You’re in charge, and everything seems possible. Start by visualizing your next achievement (on paper). Get good rest before tomorrow so you can bring in extra bacon.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is an 8 — Take no guff. Scare your worries away. Your assertive side works for you today. It’s tempting, but don’t spend more than you have. Put your feet up later.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Don’t try to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders. Contribute your grain of sand, but friends are there to help. Many hands make light work.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Schedule meetings for today. Work accomplishments raise your popularity. Your wealth is a result of your intention. Organization and creative thinking come easily now.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Home activities take energy. Let your creative powers flow, and provide service. Listen to the problem, solve it and improve your reputation.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Come out of your shell and enjoy the sunshine. There’s so much to see and discover. Ask for what you’ve been promised. Definitely think outside the box.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — You get more accomplished when you work together, which is good because things are about to get busier. You gain career stature. Find an inspiration hidden among the garbage.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 8 — Something’s blocking the way. Work with it, and look at it from many angles. Get back to basics, even if you have to study. Spend time with someone you enjoy.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 6 — A schedule conflict between romance and work threatens. Do one first, so you can concentrate on the other later. Don’t lose sight of key commitments. Have it all.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is an 8 — A tender moment. The more love you give, the more you receive. Accept a creative challenge, follow the rules and be rewarded. Keep your promises.