Horoscope for April 21, 2014

Today’s Birthday (04/21/14) Career and finances boom this year. Enjoy extra birthday relaxation this week. Communications, travel and intelligent studies increase profit during spring and summer. After August, home and family take priority. Harvest your garden. Real estate transactions and renovations go well. Creativity sparks beauty all around. Grow partnerships with steady, reliable attention. Treat yourself and others with 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 — Find what you need nearby. Challenges at work require your full attention. Watch for hidden dangers. Be very careful, and do the basic work. Review, regroup, and stay grounded. Focus on deep breathing to counter stress. Think about the ones you love.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

 Today is a 5 — Setting arrangements becomes newly important with unexpected circumstances. Hold onto your valuables, and plan your next move. Tardiness will be noticed. Face to face works best. Enjoy the social buzz. Friends are dealing with changes. Balance physical work with social requirements. All turns out well.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

 Today is a 5 — You have more to manage at home than you may realize. It’s not a good time to travel. Circumstances have changed, and it works out for the better. There may be temporary confusion. Don’t throw your money around. Establish your leadership role. Wait.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

 Today is a 5 — You may discover breakdowns with a partnership. Postpone distance and travel for now. Others struggle for your attention. Travel to an different work environment. Accept support from your team. Take it slow, and speak clearly. Simple misunderstandings can be worked out with patience.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

 Today is a 5 — Don’t try a new idea yet. Lay low and keep your head down. Breakdowns in a cooperation distract. Stay close to home and handle deadlines and urgencies. Avoid expensive suggestions. Make repairs, clarify miscommunications, or fix someone’s hurt feelings. Do it for love, not money.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

 Today is a 5 — Stand up for your commitments. Add spice. It could get fun, if you view it as a game. Avoid an intense argument by refusing to get blamed. Others rely on you. Huddle with family and make sure everyone’s cared for, fed and tucked into bed.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

 Today is a 5 — Things don’t go according to plan, but having a plan sure helps. Maintain indifference, and adapt to changing circumstances. Slow down, to avoid mistakes or accidents. Clarify communications, and correct misunderstandings as they occur. Obstacles are coming. Wait for conditions to improve, at home with someone interesting.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

 Today is a 5 — Watch your stinger… someone could get hurt. Practice restraint. Listen to a loved one’s considerations. Hold onto your money. Don’t make promises you won’t keep. Respectfully decline. Take it slow and easy, tackling urgencies and otherwise recharging batteries at home. Be especially forgiving today.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

 Today is a 5 — The momentum short-circuits, and you discover a dead end. Reduce your enthusiasm. Don’t fall for an expensive trick. An uncomfortable situation speeds you to action. Postpone a long-distance conversation. Declare breakdowns, stay in communication, and reschedule. Rest and restore your energy.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

 Today is a 6 — Friends help you advance. Exceptional patience is required. A theory doesn’t pan out. Go beyond the minimum required. Consider the consequences of the words you speak. You get to choose your own perspective, your own self-image. Ignore that mean voice in your head. Relax, and breathe deeply.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 5 — Don’t over-extend or push yourself too hard. Support and be supported by your friends. Join in with your responsibilities. Make your place more comfortable, instead of traveling. Don’t repeat a mistake… it would get expensive. Stick to your budget. Insight arises in the most unusual places.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

 Today is a 5 — With the support of your friends, you can get through anything. Hide valuables in a safe place. Keep a positive site, and move forward one step at a time. Progress could seem stopped, blocked or delayed. Obstacles require wandering from the expected course. Stay flexible and fit.