Horoscope for October 10, 2013

Today’s Birthday (10/10/13). Exploration in partnership thrives this year, benefiting career and finances. Hone skills, while acquiring new ones. Study with masters, and travel new roads. Next spring and summer prove especially fruitful. Preserve your bountiful harvest for later. Keep a balanced pace, full of friends, family, fun and delicious romance. Spend lightly, and follow your joy.

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 — Apply beautiful creativity for goals this month, with Venus square Neptune. Proceed with caution. Travel or study with a solid plan. Don’t apply yourself to a fantasy. Crazy dreams seem possible, but fall outside your budget. Imagine harmony. Make an important connection.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

– Today is a 6 — New opportunities present themselves to follow a dream. Take the lead. Believe you can succeed. Find the weakness in the plan. Charm your way through a difficult situation. Love enters the equation. Plan a getaway to relax.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) 

-Today is a 7 — Success today favors strategists. Share your dreams. Friends will help you reach your goal. Count your money and pay bills. A shortage threatens your plans. Work interferes with your traveling. Stay home and earn extra cash.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

– Today is an 8 — Push yourself forward. Put in extra effort with partnership. Dress it up. Keep it practical and realistic. Worries about money could be a concern. Stick to your budget, don’t be afraid if you don’t know how. A hidden advantage gets uncovered.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

– Today is a 6 — Let your partner handle household essentials, with kindness and appreciation. This week, churn out steady work results. It’s busy time! No more lagging. Someone may try to fool you. Imagine perfection. Water sports get your attention. Go play later.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

– Today is a 5 — A job doesn’t go as planned. Try recycling, literally or metaphorically. Creative work is required. Others look to you for practical advice. Don’t try a new trick yet. Postpone travel. This phase could be luxuriously lovely. Don’t overextend.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

– Today is a 6 — Stay close to home as much as you can. Redecorate the kitchen or bathroom. Something you try doesn’t work. Family comes first. Communication comes easier. Take chances.

Scorpio(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

– Today is an 8 — Read and research from home. It’ll be easier to learn. Proceed with caution around a disagreement over priorities. Something goes bump in the night. Listen carefully, and shine a light.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

– Today is an 8 — Make a stand for beauty. Tap another  wealth source. Share your dreams. Try some of them out. Say what you mean. Make sure everybody’s on the same page. Don’t fall for a trick. Your imagination soars.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

– Today is a 7 — Turn down an expensive plan. Life seems easier for the next few days. Increase your family’s comfort. Balance your checkbook before spending. Inspire participation from your team, rather than demanding. Guard a important secret. Enjoy time together.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

– Today is a 7 — Discipline is required. Don’t worry about poorly decisions, or let yourself get too far off on a tangent. It’s emotion versus reason. Keep in action. You’re gaining confidence. Grow your compassion. You’re inspiring.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

– Today is a 7 — Delay your plans. You’ll be more organized with help from a technical friend. Imagination works when all else fails. If you’re not prepared, do what needs to be done first.