Horoscope for December 2, 2013

Today’s Birthday (12/02/13). If you love your work, it will grow. If not, accept new opportunities. Prioritize passion. Collaboration thrives with balance and respect. With persistent attention, creative and romantic risk pays off. Record springtime muses for late summer launch. Pitch and negotiate then. New flavors inspire your work. Maintain high standards and your nest egg will grow. Follow love.

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 — Embark on a wild adventure, and take a partner along. Your universe is expanding. Don’t spend on celebrations; keep the money in the bank and find low-cost alternatives. Test new recipes in private.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — Past deeds speak well for you, so keep up the good work. Don’t confuse enthusiasm with being impulsive. Stand up for what’s important. Consider the impact before acting. Handle financial matters now.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Adjust to the demands and needs of others now.¬†Lay off relationships¬†for a while and study. Finish up all the old tasks on your list. The effects will be far-reaching.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 9 — Discover and take advantage of new opportunities. Put insights to imaginative use. Intuition reveals a winning strategy. Fulfill a promise to a colleague. The pace quickens. Balance your work with rest.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Provide something that’s required. Make more time for love over the next few days. Prepare a glamorous event. Imagination is your best asset to generate creative and unusual ideas. Organize and delegate, then celebrate with friends.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Stick close to home for the next two days, and relax. A disagreement about priorities could arise. Work the numbers and negotiate a firm deal. Research options by reviewing expert opinions. Create a workable plan.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Take care of a household emergency with quick thinking. You’re extra brilliant today and tomorrow. Don’t spend money just to look good. Actions speak louder, so work faster and make more money. Communicate your feelings.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 9 — Household finances take top priority. Upgrade domestic technology without getting distracted. Provide the perfect atmosphere using available resources. Pay attention to the voice of experience. The next two days could be very profitable.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 9 — Verify connections and reconfirm the plan. Consult an expert. You’re getting stronger. Dreams provide answers. You’re extra hot today and tomorrow. Save for a rainy day. Change things around at home. Use your skills and enjoy the results.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — Focus on keeping old commitments today and tomorrow, freeing space for new ideas. Get your partner involved. Don’t worry about the money. Get the team to play along. Get advice from somebody who’s been there, done that.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is an 8 — Obstacles make you even more determined. Friends help out, too. Dance with surprises. Let your partner take the lead. Schedule meetings for today, and think things through to the logical conclusion. Upgrade equipment. There’s a positive outcome in the works.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is an 8 — Career matters claim your attention today and tomorrow. Pay attention. Consider an interesting proposition and discover an answer. Offer your own ideas. Meditate on a problem, then act on your convictions. You’re earning points that you can play later.