Today’s Birthday (02/17/20). Benefit through social participation this year. Provide stable foundations and detailed planning to convert dreams to reality. Winter visions, gestation and development point your team toward new summer directions for greater strength, endurance and vitality. A romantic shift next winter leads to group triumph. Stay connected.
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 — Avoid misunderstandings, with Sagittarius Mercury retrograde. Revise and refine the message. Delays or breakdowns could affect mechanical equipment. Make repairs immediately. Re-establish old bonds.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Practice makes perfect with team activities over three weeks, with Mercury retrograde. Nurture old friends and connections. Have patience and humor with communication snafus.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Review professional data closely, with Mercury retrograde for three weeks. Misunderstandings could cause delays. Guard against communication breakdowns. Backup hard drives and archives.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Make educational plans and itineraries over three weeks for later travels, with Mercury retrograde. Communicate carefully. Keep confidences and secrets. Make your deadlines.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Secure what you’ve gained. Double-check financial data, with Mercury retrograde for three weeks. Pay bills. Review statements and account activity for errors. Monitor finances closely.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Develop shared goals. Resolve misunderstandings with a partner, with Mercury retrograde for three weeks. Support each other through breakdowns. Regroup and go again.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Keep equipment repaired. Delays, misunderstandings or mistakes could frustrate your work and health, with Mercury retrograde. Slow down to finish faster for a few weeks.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Passions could seem distant. Romantic overtures could backfire, with Mercury retrograde. Clarify misunderstandings right away for three weeks. Find your sense of humor and reconnect.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Clean, sort and organize at home, with Mercury retrograde. Review papers, photos and possessions. Repair appliances and backup files. Revise and refine household infrastructure.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Take extra care with communications, now that Mercury is retrograde. Clarify misunderstandings as soon as possible. Launch creative projects after three weeks. Plan and prepare.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Monitor cash flow closely. Allow extra time for travel, transport, invoices and collections, with Mercury retrograde for three weeks. Double-check numbers. Review financial records and budgets.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Upgrade your brand over three weeks. Consider the consequences of your communications, with Mercury retrograde in your sign. Determine what works and what doesn’t. Edit carefully.