Horoscope for Janaury 31, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (01/31/13).

Make travel plans. A fun, creative phase sparkles until summer, when and a job search occupies your time. Changes at home hold your attention. Rely on family and friends, and be generous, too.

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 — There’s more room for love. If you’ve been thinking about it, now’s a good time to pop the question. Reality clashes with fantasy. Choose wisely. What would be the most fun?

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 7 — Accept the gift of laughter from a loved one or a child. Relaxing helps you work. Balance your job and your family. Launch a new project now.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 9 — Unexpected confrontation and bureaucratic delays interfere with your plans. Use the tension to make something beautiful. Look at the problem with a child’s perspective.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 9 — Your mind moves more quickly than you can. This work is fun, really. It’s not the time to throw your money around. Entertain outside opinions. Postpone travel.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Something works gloriously. Stop for a minute, and let it soak in. It’s easier to concentrate. Don’t speculate with love or money.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Learn from a master of finances, and continue improving your net worth. Don’t let it slip through your fingers. Be logical and creative at the same time. Postpone travel for now.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Follow your heart, and take on a leadership role. Abundance is available, but don’t let your friends spend your money … especially what you haven’t earned yet.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 6 — Don’t rush it, more work will come soon enough. But don’t procrastinate either, as there’s not time for that. The situation may be confusing. Trust your intuition.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Collect old junk at home and give it away, in a clean sweep. Consider replacing it with something you’ve long wanted. Ensure it doesn’t become tomorrow’s junk.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Offer encouragement to others and to yourself. Then start studying the next subject. Balance career and family like a pro. Travel does look good now.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — A great adventure lies ahead. Inspire those who love you. The trick is to balance work and fun; get your homework done before getting sucked into video games.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 6 — You’re entering a two-day trans-formative cycle. Go for the gold. Consider your plan well. Friends help you find the best partner. Aim high and get into action.