Horoscope for January 23, 2014

Today’s Birthday (01/23/14). Follow your higher purpose this year. Meditate and listen for it. Financial success rises as you tune your career to what you love and are good at. Fun with friends and family feeds your spirit. Experiment with fitness and diet. Balance freedom and responsibility, inspiring the kids. The 6/10 eclipse brings a new romantic phase. Savor 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 7 — Communication unlocks a door to team prosperity. Make a financial decision together. Exercise gets your blood pumping into your brain, for clear thinking. Imagine the project completed, and positive results. Do the paperwork.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Build partnership today and tomorrow. Use words more than action. You’re gaining status. Listen to feedback. Accept encouragement. An efficient plan grows your game faster. Logic meets desire. It’s possible to express both. Declare your love.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Refocus on work today and tomorrow. You can borrow what you need. Have faith in your vision, and don’t worry about details yet. Get in action, and things line up. Fix something before it breaks.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — Accept a fun challenge if it pays well. Don’t jump to hasty conclusions. Increase efficiency by reviewing the plan. Creativity and passion come easily today and tomorrow. Get a brilliant scholar to help you see all the angles.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Plan a home project with your partner, then jump into action today and tomorrow. Encourage imagination. Consider ways to re-purpose, or give things away and free up space. The gentle approach works best. Convey your deepest feelings.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8 — Others ask your advice. You can learn what you need today and tomorrow. Read up on new developments. Get a brilliant idea in writing. Meditate before taking action. Quick thinking is required and available.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — Learn from a risk-taker. Push to advance. Today and tomorrow prove good for business, as you use that silver tongue. There’s money coming, but also going. Send invoices. Accept an intellectual challenge, and give it your full attention.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — You’re extra hot today and tomorrow. Stick to the budget. It’s easy to push forward now. Listen carefully, and follow a hunch. Use your superpowers to create fun and magic for your close people.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) 

Today is an 8 — Retreat from the world today and tomorrow. Connect with people remotely. Help make a decision. Copy the itinerary. Ask for more, please. Something new arrives in the mail. Watch out for holes in your pockets.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Let yourself get drawn outside your safety zone. It could get intense. Check public opinion today and tomorrow. Consult an expert. Confess to the family. Follow an enthusiastic suggestion. Celebrate your accomplishments. Accept congratulations.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — You’ll be tested for the next couple of days. Focus on the job, and respect authority. It comes back to you. Share your news. Don’t spend impulsively. Request a favor from someone who owes you.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) 

Today is an 8 — Coach your team to victory. Take the bus and save today and tomorrow. Get intensely involved in your research. Shift a household arrangement. It’s too early to start a project. Wait for your partner.