Horoscope for October 8, 2013

Today’s Birthday (10/08/13). It’s a year of exploration and discovery, as new opportunities, skills and characters appear. Travel and studies carry you away. With consistent action and focus, your finances and career status grow joyfully. The gold is in your social network; it has what you need. Keep sharing, contributing to the common good. Nurture health and happiness.

 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 7 — Your traveling boots are getting restless. Explore new options. Keep a lid on costs. Finish an old job. Do some long range planning first. Love lifts you higher. Get a running start.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 5 — Stand firm for a cause. Figure out finances. Study where your money goes. Don’t let an opportunity slip between your fingers. It all works out, with positive outcome. Imagine success.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 6 — Consult with experts. Set a juicy goal. Keep costs down by declining frivolity. Finish one job before making a new mess. You don’t need experience. Consider a charming suggestion. It’s all good.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 5 — Postpone a celebration. Assert your personal ideals. Things start working well. Shortages are temporary; it’s not a good time to gamble. There’s work to be done. Profit from meticulous service. Make requests; you’re irresistible.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 5 — Get the word out on your position, and clear up remaining doubts. Let others state theirs. There’s a new shuffle in your social circle. Don’t push. It works out fine with communication. Focus on fun together.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 5 — Dispel an illusion at work. Get an important job finished before leaving. Focus on taking care of home and family. Plan menus carefully, and buy only what you need. Increase the beauty level. Take pictures.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Pursue career dreams. Limits reappear. Minimize risks, and build on what you have. You’re super smart, and find it easier to concentrate. Invite someone to play. Use your network.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Consider the future. Take care at work. Stay objective in a tense situation. Avoid impulsive spending. Don’t fund your dream yet. Develop the plan and strategy. A beneficial development arises.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 5 — You’re getting more sensitive, with extra confidence. Do a good job. Pass all previous records. Avoid gossip, gambling and shopping. You’re gaining authority. Keep it practical, and build solid infrastructure.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 5 — Shop carefully. Watch out for surprises. Take action for love, not money. Do it to gain deeper insight. Hold your temper, and stay sensitive to a loved one’s wishes. You’re exceptionally cute now.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 5 — You gain clarity now. There’s an unexpected development. Emotions could flare. This week is good for travel. It could get hot. You’re not in the game alone. Provide services, not cash. Use your magnetism and charm.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 5 — Career matters emerge. Provide support. Be careful where you step. Don’t encourage the peanut gallery when you all should be quiet and respectful. Notice a strong attraction. Don’t fall for a trick. Get ready at home.