Horoscope for January 12, 2014

Today’s Birthday (01/12/14). The year ahead includes abundant fun and love shared with friends, family and someone special. New health and fitness practices keep you looking and feeling good. Group activities hold your attention until late February, when personal reinvention sparks. Organized finances provide strength. Blend logic with intuition, work with play. Pursue a spiritual or philosophical passion. Share your joys.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0f the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is an 7 — Meet a new friend through an old one. A revolutionary idea takes hold. Talk to those your network to see how you can join forces and create new opportunities. Replenish your reserves. Follow a hunch.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 7 — You’re the team’s cheerleader, and they’re grateful. Get a friend to help with a technical problem. Send out for lunch for everyone. Plan new changes and work together to implement them; they could prove profitable.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 7 — Make sure you understand the instructions. Devote yourself to the task at hand, and enjoy it. A financial surprise requires decisive action. Cool thinking prevails. An older person has an interesting proposition. Improve working conditions. Exceed expectations.

Cancer (June 21-July  22)

Today is an 7 — Follow your own heart. Don’t spend what you don’t have yet. Friends help you advance. Creativity is required. Show you can produce results. Resources on hand help you look good. Get private confirmation. Take a trip.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Don’t squander your money (or anyone else’s, either). Speed up your routine. Intuition reveals a positive direction. Invest in your own secure future. You’re beginning to draw attention. Listen to your conscience. Stay respectful, and move quickly.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8 — Expand your customer base. Keep to the budget. A revelation opens a new door. Share insights with others. Get what you need. Travel is best with an imaginative companion. Take it all in. Relax and enjoy.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 7 — Evoke passion and add it to your workspace. Technology can help. Choose your jobs carefully. Give your work top priority. Deal with a pressing household matter. Quick action leads to restored abundance. Study what you love.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 7 — A brilliant suggestion shakes things up. Keep it practical, yet creative. Calm down someone who’s agitated. Your new skills impress. Provide leadership. Revise your plans. Play by the rules. Clean, oil and polish. Love finds a way.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 7 — An overdue improvement at home gets your attention. Focused effort and communication create the big change you’ve been wanting. There’s opportunity to profit. Get antiques appraised, maybe. Play with a partner.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is an 8 — Study the instruction manual just for the fun of it. The more you learn, the more you earn. Pay bills. Exceed expectations. Upgrade your technology. Small savings add up. Enjoy a lucky break. Providing great service satisfies.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — Review your lists. Discover value. Invest in something solid. Return a favor. Take pride in a job well done. Invest in newer technology. You can get more if you act quickly. Play outside with someone fun.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8 — Unusual productivity emerges. Full speed ahead! An amazing discovery makes the game more interesting. You’re hot. Act on the news. Spend less than planned. Explore an old neighborhood, and bring new ideas home.