Horoscope for July 24, 2012

Today’s Birthday (07/24/12).

This could be the year for the adventure you’ve always dreamed of. Travel and education are especially favored, while cultural exploration expands your world. Your focus is on home, family and on making a difference.

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 9 — Being busy looks good on you, especially now, even if you risk failing. It makes it more exciting. True love is closer than you think.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 9 — Your own wit and effort make the difference. Family love is important so nurture it. A supervisor gives orders that are tough to follow. Think first. Don’t spend impulsively.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 8 — There’s more work coming in, especially if you’re willing to compromise. Physical exertion is part of the game. Don’t get doodads you don’t need. All’s well that ends well.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 7 — Big decisions have to be made. Research, double-check the data, and write down pros and cons. Then choose. Go past your fears. Express your affection.

Leo (July 23-August 22) —

Today is a 8 — You have more than expected, but it’s not more important than love. You provide the motivation, and others help you with the research. Good news comes in from afar.

Virgo (August 23-September 22) —

Today is a 9 — You risk underestimating the amount of work involved, which could result in temporary loss of direction. Get help to negotiate the maze, and learn. Don’t be afraid to ask for directions.

Libra (September 23-October 22) —

Today is a 9 — The spotlight is on you. Stick to your fiscal guidelines. Listen and be respectful. Check carefully for plan changes. Your team surprises you with their ideas. Foster leadership.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21) —

Today is a 7 — You might have less than you thought, which gives you extra mobility. Less is more, and you’re getting wiser. Plus, you’re surrounded by love. Accept encouragement.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) —

Today is a 8 — There could be a disagreement about priorities. Your friend knows best. Shorten your list of demands to focus on the ones you’re really committed to. You’re persuasive.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19) —

Today is a 8 — Your career could get a well-deserved boost if you’re willing to work for it. Discipline is required. Travel looks adventuresome for the next few days. Keep in communication.

Aquarius (January 20-February 18) —

Today is a 9 — It’s adventure time, and actions speak louder than words. Venture out of your castle and tame the dragons. Sell stuff that you don’t need, and make room for new experiences.

Pisces (February 19-March 20) —

Today is a 8 — Pay attention to any and all offers. Align your objectives for increased productivity. Practice makes perfect. Friends help you make a big decision and advance.