Horoscope for January 29, 2014

Today’s Birthday (01/29/14). Get into some creative fun this year. Build spiritual, mental and physical health with playful routines. If things seem too serious, get with kids. Plan a family gathering in April, after home renovation in March. In August, curtains open on a new romantic stage. You’ve got your lines, so shine. Take frequent peace breaks. Cultivate joy.

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 6 — Think up solutions from a new vantage point. New opportunities open up to advance the prosperity of your community. Opposites attract, now even more. Plan actions before taking them. Get into strategy.

Taurus (April 20 — May 20) 

Today is a 7 — You don’t need to spend to have fun. Play music, draw or write. There’s nothing wrong with changing your mind. Take small steps toward your goal. Solve a household problem while you’re at it.

Gemini (May 21 — June 20)

Today is a 6 — You can get whatever you need. Let your partner take the lead. Meeting a deadline conserves your good reputation. Finances become more optimistic. Share your gratitude with your team. It does take a village.

Cancer (June 21 — July 22)

Today is a 7 — There’s a problem at work, but you can solve it. Create an elegant social event. Being generous doesn’t have to be expensive. Let the responses come. Quiet, do-nothing time and meditation allow for innovative thinking.

Leo (July 23 — Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Continue your good work, and advance to the next level. It starts with the first step. Postpone cleaning house. A mess is fine. Gamble or take risks another day. Celebrate and appreciate a loved one.

Virgo (Aug. 23 — Sept. 22)

Today is a 6 — Consider an interesting suggestion from someone beloved. Strengthen your foundation, to avoid losing a deal to another. Have faith, plus a backup plan. Borrow to regain balance. Don’t bite more than you can chew.

Libra (Sept. 23 — Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — New skills make you even more interesting. Take risks with home projects, while willing to accept consequences good or bad. Wisdom prevails. You have more in reserve than you thought. Tally up, then celebrate the results.

Scorpio (Oct. 23 — Nov. 21)

Today is a 6 — Select colors and designs. You’re very attractive now. Sparks fly, creatively and otherwise, and it’s all good. Emotional speeches are par for the course. Limit your spending considerably. Slow down and accomplish more.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22 — Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — Decline a party in favor of a private activity. Confirm attendance. Express your true feelings. Do the homework. Anticipate controversy. Let go of how you thought it had to be. Flattery will get you everything.

Capricorn (Dec. 22 — Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — You can solve a challenging puzzle. Others vie for your attention. Do the homework. The data you’re amassing comes in useful later. It’s not a good time to gamble. Run a reality check. Postpone having company over. Indulge in mindless diversions.

Aquarius (Jan. 20 — Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Fall in love all over again. Intuition points the way… follow your heart. Keep digging for the best deal, and drive a bargain. A female records decisions. Mean what you say. Circumstances dictate the direction to go.

Pisces (Feb. 19 — March 20) 

Today is a 6 — Begin a new project, but finish the old stuff first. Don’t get intimidated by constructive criticism. Keep more in reserve than in your pocket. Bring excitement to the bargaining table. Insist on complete honesty. Exude confidence.