Horoscope for January 25, 2014

Today’s Birthday (01/25/14). Consider what makes you happy this year. Think about what you like. Mix that into your work and profit. Keep the ball rolling. For inspiration, spend time with children. Learn something new about romance in August. Experiment with measured health practices. Your understanding of healing grows. Listen to your intuition to realize a dream. Share your 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 an 8 — Dance on the edge of a sword with Mercury square Saturn. Stay respectful. Reduce risk. Act from your core, not whims. Keep to the rules. Don’t argue with a brick wall. Quiet feels nice.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — Think before you talk. Actions speak better of you than words. Expenses could be high. Make do with what you have. Increase your connections. The more you learn, the more mysteries you discover. Consult an expert.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is an 8 — Remain obsessed with details. Listen to your intuition. Find out which rules apply to your situation. Trust, but verify. Gamble another day (or learn the hard way). Discuss plans with family. Replenish reserves. Serve love. All ends well.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 7 — You’re good at remembering facts. Be brief, however, if it’s costing you money. Practice frugality. Creatively cut frills. Be patient with someone who’s not. This brings satisfaction and can even be fun. Listen to a loved one’s considerations.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Others speak well of you. Trust a scientist’s intuition. Keep opinions to yourself, unless asked. Take caution around a roadblock. Costs are higher than expected. Make a practical purchase anyway. Consider it all. Contact an elder.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Get into correspondence. Reconnect with an old friend. Keep a secret. Make sure all the pieces fit. New evidence threatens complacency. Heed a frugal friend. Spend time with art and beauty. There are many ways to communicate.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Focus on career. Devote yourself to the task you’re given. Find inventive ways to keep costs down. Time it, and jump into an intimate conversation. Love creates magnetism. Don’t talk about it. Meditation puts it all in perspective.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Follow up on your bright ideas later. The fringe benefits tempt you. Notice your considerations. An older person leads the way. Take advantage of expert counsel. Plan for increasing your reserves. Don’t travel far. Relax.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Balance romance and career with clever scheduling. Do the homework, and refer back to accumulated data. Your logic gets appreciated. Find out what rules apply. Postpone travel and expense. Save up for it. Soak in beautiful silence.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — Determine the bottom line. Appeal to another’s sense of justice. Observe proper etiquette. Avoid risks and expense. Go slow. Use an expert’s advice. Stick to the agreement you made. Reconsider options. Talk it over.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 7 — Working on your own projects goes well. Postpone an outing. Don’t take on anything else yet. Do the jobs that pay best first. Postpone a celebration. It’s thrift, not selfishness. Maintain discipline at work. Avoid risky propositions.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is an 8 — If you try to force an outcome, confrontation could arise. The trick is to find out what your sweetheart wants. Don’t try a new trick. Learn with your heart. Alter work habits. Adopt rules you can both keep.