Today’s Birthday (10/07/20). Good fortune flows at home this year. Build and adapt your dream castle with steady dedication. Educational plans change direction this winter, motivating a creative surge. News preempts previously scheduled content next summer, leading you into an exciting exploration. Family bonds deepen and grow.


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 7 — Monitor the news in your networks. Discover a conflict between fantasy and reality, the difference between an idea in theory and practice. Tune and adjust.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Plan moves carefully to avoid costly mistakes. Communicate your way around unexpected surprises. Resourcefulness pays off in spades. Find creative ways to manage with less.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 9 — Navigate around unscheduled disruptions. Keep advancing a personal plan. Draw upon hidden resources. Theories require revision when put into practice. Keep communication channels open.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Stay skeptical of wild schemes. Step back to review plans and possibilities. Choose the most practical options. Take simple steps, one at a time.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Listen to all team views. Consensus takes longer than rule by authority. It’s worth the wait, as people own their cause and actions.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Anticipate professional pitfalls before launching ahead. Make changes in real time. You learn more from failure than success. Monitor feedback. Adjust, tune and adapt.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Expand your territory. Stick to practical options and avoid empty fantasies. Prepare for unexpected road conditions. Watch for hidden agendas. Investigate and explore.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Review shared accounts to navigate current changes. Financial conversations can spark into arguments; it’s better to focus on profitable actions to contribute. Monitor conditions.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Keep your promises and patience, especially with your partner. A critic can help you fix something that doesn’t work. Unexpected surprises require adaptation.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — The pace is picking up. Maintain physical practices, despite interruptions, distraction and unscheduled demands for your attention. Stay cool and nurture your energy.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Prioritize love, passion and fun to restore your energy, enthusiasm and creativity. Play games, sports and music. Relax and appreciate your dear ones.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Domestic chores could seem overwhelming, but a little action goes a long way. Clean, sort and organize. Make repairs and give away unnecessary stuff.