Horoscope for October 18, 2013

Today’s Birthday (10/18/13). Jump from one excellent adventure to another this year. Explore new cultures, techniques, strategies and skills. Your career and income do well especially next April, July and October. Partnerships remain key and change with the current endeavor. Grow your social networks by playing with the great people you know. Pack light for freedom.

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, Modify careful plans. Optimism increases. You won’t know results until you go for it. The proof is in pudding, and there’s joy in the process now. Set your own course.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 5, Find a quiet place to get productive. Turn off phones and avoid social media distractions. Balance a wandering mind by focusing on the details. Take it slow, and get clear with a walk outside.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7, Consider revisions to your plans. Provide hugs rather than admonishing. Should you stay or go? That’s the question. Don’t buy toys just yet. Work it out together.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7, Old methods are inadequate. Make sure you know what’s specifically requested before doing the work. Don’t gamble. You have less than you thought. Revise the budget to finish up a big project. Find clever ways to save.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7, Check your pockets for leaks. Don’t gamble; stick with sure things. Don’t make assumptions, either. Figure it out later. A turning point develops around your education. Do the research before making investments. Consider all the options.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 6, There’s a shift in the tide around the services you provide. Set priorities and aim for your new destination. Luckily, you have plenty of what you need. Listen to others generously.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6, It’s okay to get dirty. Your feelings shine through the grime. Remember your manners.Shop carefully; there may be less this week. It’s a difficult time to be on the road. Savor simple comforts, like someone’s smile.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7, Present your ideas in writing or recording. You achieve a new balance. There’s more to finish than you remembered. Stay skeptical of grandiose promises, and plug ahead.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7,¬†Postpone travel. Thoughts come together. For about a month, feminine love and beauty enchants. Allow time for changes to manifest. Continue your preparation. A turning point arises. You’re becoming a teacher as well as a student.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 6, Call a distant friend. Develop a turning point around your self-confidence. Keep your objective in mind. Costs are higher than expected, and resources shorter. Imagine a firm foundation. Consider the options in private meditation.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7, Work interferes with playtime. Choose a partner with complimentary skills. Don’t let them deplete the funds. Take the philosophical high road. You’re gaining confidence. Get the word out, and share a message. Friends interfere with a romantic moment.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7, Accept criticism gracefully. Funds could fall short. Maintain your position. Work takes precedence, and the environment feels friendlier. Develop new work habits for a productive flowering. Open your mind.