Horoscope for January 12, 2015

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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 9 — It’s easier to give things away for about two months with Mars in Pisces. Go through closets, garages and attics. Complete old projects. Work from behind the scenes. Rest and recharge. Clean up old messes. New passions awaken.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Put your heart into your work. Touch people’s subconscious desires. Support your team over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Surprise your partner with a kindness. Together, anything’s possible. Follow the yellow brick road, arm in arm.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 8 — Move forward boldly. Adjust for reality. Unexpected deviations in the road require attention. Slow for fun distractions and sharp turns, as breakage potential is high. Advance in your career over the next two months, with Mars in Pisces. Ponder possibilities.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — Open to new views. Don’t take anything for granted. Home pulls you in like a magnet. Don’t bet on a far-fetched scheme. The possibility of error is high. Finish the job first. Arguing doesn’t help. Handle immediate concerns.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — Make plans for the future together over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Revise your budget to hold onto what you have. Invest carefully. Try ideas from your research. Share what you’re doing that’s working.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is an 8 — Partnership yields highest rewards over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Physical activity is more fun with someone else, too. Get in action to make some money together. It could get chaotic and messy. Clean later.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 9 — Work faster and earn more. Power on for excellent service and resulting respect. Don’t rely on assumptions or count unkept promises. Something doesn’t work by the book. Get productive at work over the next two months with Mars in Pisces.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8 — Weave a romantic spell and express your love. Your actions speak louder than words over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Stay frugal. Your passion and creativity are in full flower. Play and have fun.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 — Put your back into it. Pour your energy into your home over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Hang out with friends in your renewed space and share some fun. Ask for help and get it.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — Communications and transportation flow with greater ease over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Get what you need delivered. Get into research, writing and brainstorming sessions for new insight. You’re exceptionally creative. This energizes your career.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — Stick to basics. Don’t invest more than you can lose and save more than you spend. Self-esteem grows along with your wallet. Spending tempts over the next two months with Mars in Pisces. Grow your income instead. Study options.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9 — You’re getting stronger over the next two months with Mars in your sign. Focus on personal development through contribution to others. Learn something new about each other. An insight inspires you. You’re spurred to take a stand.