Today’s Birthday (Oct. 11). You’ve always known instinctively how to work with a partner. The give and take of negotiation comes naturally for you. This year, you’ll expand that concept to a larger group. Sometimes you’ll lead, sometimes you’ll follow. Sometimes you’ll have to choose between your public and your private lives, but you’ll be a stronger leader for it.
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 an 8 – Hope springs eternal! Just when you wondered if all was lost, along comes the dawn. That means joy, love, popularity and good luck.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) – Today is a 6 – If you’re stuck in the middle of an argument that’s not of your making, back out. Have the adversaries asked you to be the referee? Are they paying you for your services? If not, no comment. They won’t value your advice anyway.
Gemini (May 21-June 21) – Today is an 8 – Distant dreams beckon, but it’s the chores closer to home that take up your time. Once they’re done, dinner with a favorite fellow fantasist would be perfect. Start planning that trip, and you’ll make it happen.
Cancer (June 22-July 22) – Today is a 5 – An extra job is profitable, but watch out for hidden expenses. Make sure it’s worth the extra time and effort. If it brings in enough for an item on your wish list, it could work out.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) – Today is an 8 – You know you’re right, so why can’t a wild-eyed idealist admit it? Your argument/conversation may seem to be leading nowhere, but you’re getting your ideas across. Be patient and lighten things up with a joke. This stubborn person is coachable.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Today is a 5 – A stressful situation is only temporary. Once the people who are telling you what to do figure out what they actually want done, your life will get much easier. Don’t bother trying to please everybody. Just help them get organized.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct 22) – Today is an 8 – You may have a scheduling conflict. Be careful, or you’ll set yourself up to be in two places at once. You might be able to talk to one friend while you’re on your way to visit another. These could be business associates, too. Stay alert!
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) – Today is a 6 – Your loyalty could be generously rewarded. Conversely, if you’ve been contemplating a coup, you could get into trouble. The most noticeable authority figure in your life is in control, so if there’s something you don’t want this person to know, keep quiet. If there’s something that makes you look good, let it out.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) – Today is an 8 – All of a sudden, everything looks possible again. Some of it is still complicated, but possible. You’re in the mood to try something new, and when you’re like that, you make things happen. Your friends will be glad to help.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – Today is a 5 – Do the research, find the benefit plan or investment plan that works for you, and take it to the people who sign your checks. If you go to them with a solution instead of a problem, greater rewards could be yours.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) – Today is a 7 – A strong, dynamic leader wants to take control. If this person has your best interests at heart, perfecto. Sit back and let him or her do the driving. If this person doesn’t have your best interests at heart, bail out!
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) – Today is a 6 – Your services are in great demand. Everybody wants you to help, but nobody seems to be paying much. Benefit performances are worthwhile if they’ll lead to good contacts or if you truly support the cause, but don’t stretch yourself too thin.
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