Horoscope for February 26 , 2014

Today’s Birthday (02/26/14). There’s incredible sweetness coming your way this year. Your creative brilliance sparks in rare form through August, propelling your career to new heights. The trick lies in balancing the pace at work and home. Use networks, organization and communication to build partnership to support the growth. Summer love grows more delicious by autumn. Devote yourself to 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 6 — Social events keep taking over your schedule. You might as well surrender to the love. Friends want to play. An opportunity could arise to respectfully request a raise. Wait on a household decision. Get outside.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — Craft a plan together. You’re exceptionally creative now. An awkward moment deflates with laughter. You’re attracting the attention of someone important for career advancement. Boldly express what you love. Make things pretty. This is a test.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 5 — Shop carefully and frugally. Don’t throw your money around. Love’s in the air. Travel and romance both look good for the next couple of days. Handle practical matters yourself. Your holdings increase in value.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 6 — Review your budget for the next two days. Actions speak louder than words, so move assertively. Use tested techniques and methods. Figure the costs. A beneficial development provides inner harmony. You look marvelous. Love triumphs.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Join forces with a master of surprises. You’re very persuasive now. Make a creative mess with a partner. Include practical financial decisions. Self discipline’s especially effective when applied to what you love. Don’t forget household chores.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Does new information fit your picture? Others visualize what they want. New skills don’t work flawlessly yet. You’re luckier than usual today and tomorrow. Add structure to the project, and limit spending. This is a bonding moment.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Seclusion aids your thought process. Your life gets easier today and tomorrow, especially as you treat others respectfully. Accept a fun invitation. Make sure your partner agrees. Playing with kids grows you younger.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 5 — Make a list of things to accomplish at home. Postpone expansion for now. Focus on your family today and tomorrow. Assume responsibility for a desired outcome, and delegate tasks. Someone is well pleased. Include delicious rewards.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Let friends go without you. Your concentration’s extra keen today and tomorrow, so use it to finish a job. Enjoy the relief of completion, and a surge in confidence. Reward your discipline with a romantic treat. Opposites attract.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 7 — Follow your schedule. Keep your temper, and review the numbers. Family comes first. Hurrying could cause accidents, so take your time. Wait for later to make a deal. Partnership grows you both stronger. Chocolate may be in order.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 6 — Good news: an elder takes leadership reins. You have extra confidence today and tomorrow. Talk it over. Share new info that brightens the situation. Plan carefully and respectfully. You’re extra hot. Set long-range goals.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 7 — Play by the book, and play to win. You’ve been planning strategy. Learning new skills leads to new friends. It could get chaotic, especially about money. Get introspective today and tomorrow, and find stability in a partnership.