Today’s Birthday (01/16/20). Create your own mission statement this year. Powerful results come with consistent, disciplined efforts. Personal victories this winter lead you to shift directions with a partner. Adapting to changing plans next summer, motivating renewed romance and collaboration. Invent and plan to realize dreams together.

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 — A community project captures your attention. Group effort pays off over three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Friends can accomplish great results. Coordinate team plans.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Slow to navigate a turn. Consider the big picture. Take leadership, with Mercury in Aquarius. Patience with tests and challenges earns a reward. Communication benefits your career.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Make travel plans and go. Over three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius, you’re especially good at finding ways around obstacles. Study, research and explore.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Financial planning provides power. Communication benefits shared accounts as Mercury enters Aquarius for three weeks. Track earnings and revise budgets. Negotiate terms and send invoices.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Creative collaboration flowers, with Mercury in Aquarius. Brainstorm together. Create interesting possibilities. Learn new tricks from a master. Have fun! Negotiate and compromise.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Streamline physical routines, with Mercury in Aquarius. Communication benefits your health, work and fitness over the next three weeks. Work with an excellent coach.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — You’re the star. Learn new games, skills and tricks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Your arts and passions grow with conversation. Prioritize love and fun.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Domestic harmony comes naturally, with Mercury in Aquarius. Upgrade household technology. Talk with family about desired results. Coordinate roles and responsibilities. Compromise.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Parties entice. Network and share, with Mercury in Aquarius. You’re especially clever for three weeks. Complexities fascinate. Communications and transport flow with greater ease.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — Focus on professional advancement. There’s plenty of money to be made over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Avoid spending it all.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 9 — You’re learning valuable tricks. Begin a logical, rational intellectual cycle, with Mercury in your sign. Get your message out. Tell your personal story.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 6 — Review and revise plans, with Mercury in Aquarius for three weeks. Complete old projects. Your dreams are trying to tell you something. Take notes.