Horoscope for November 1, 2014

Today’s Birthday (11/01/14). This is your year to advance. Charm a rise in professional status. Determination and self-discipline are all you need to realize a personal dream. Talk about your long-term vision. A fun, romantic new game begins after the Solar Eclipse (3/20), followed by an introspective time-out after the Lunar Eclipse (4/4). Thank the ancestors who came before. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency (MCT)

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is an 8 — You have a strong urge to keep control and minimize risk. Relax. Don’t gamble. Replenish your reserves. Conserve resources, without worrying about the money. Accept a challenge. Ask teammates to bring what you need. Keep communications flowing.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Follow an ephemeral vision. Talk about an inspiring future, while socializing with friends. Private acts of compassion are good. Bring it all back home. Create a work of lasting beauty. Thank your angels and ancestors.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 9 — Practical details and plans make the difference. Keep your objective in mind. Expect two days of career opportunity. Consider all possibilities, and accept assistance. Perform acts of generosity, without spending. Pleasant memories bind gently. Count your blessings.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — What you need is nearby. Give thanks, not money. Practice your positive outlook. Don’t rely on an unstable source. Creative work pays well, and quick service gets more. Focus on one thing at a time. Breathe deeply.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — Focus on finances and paperwork for the next two days, and it increases your leverage. Compromise. Patiently study the situation. Show your appreciation for someone helpful. Save more than you spend. Know the facts.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

┬áToday is a 9 — Consult with expert partners over the next few days. Find creative words to resolve an issue. Get family to help. Exercise moderation with food and distractions. Take action on a dream for the future. Pledge your love.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — Breakdowns at work could throw you off your stride. Share responsibilities with your team. You have what someone wants. Cash in your coupons. Clean up messes for an amazing discovery. A tense situation defuses with tea.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — Around now you can start enjoying yourself. You have what you need. Play with words and do some improvisational dreaming. Check out an interesting suggestion. Hold out for a deal. A windfall arises. Exchange tokens of love.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is an 8 — Things may not go as planned. Work together to handle practical details at home. Decisions made now last… lean towards love and compassion. Make a promise for a dream. Charm someone. Find common ground.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Assume responsibility for realizing a vision. You can make it happen. Rediscover a hidden talent. Network and socialize. Listen to other views. Honor those who went before. Watch for a conflict of interests. Communicate what you want.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow could benefit your career and income. It could get chaotic or hectic. Prepare your team for action and help them stay on task. Encourage each other. Listen for a brilliant suggestion.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — Follow an ephemeral vision. Talk about an inspiring future. Private acts of compassion are good. Explore new ideas. Create a work of lasting beauty. Communication resolves breakdowns. Thank your angels and ancestors.