Today’s Birthday (09/08/20). Grow what you love this year. Disciplined actions benefit your family and romantic relationships. Obstacles block your educational journey or travels. Jump professional hurdles this winter, before a domestic renaissance. Changes at home next summer lead to a career boom. Follow your heart’s compass.


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 — You’re especially quick and clever. Put it to good purpose. Use your communication skills to solve a problem or puzzle. Share resources and information.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 9 — Maintain your frugal ways despite temptation. Discover a new market niche. Profitable opportunities lie hidden in plain sight. Hunt for them and take advantage.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 9 — Expect energy surges and pamper yourself. Read a good book. Explore a fascinating subject. Take special care of the person wearing your skin.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — Review current options. Complete one project to make space for the next. Study a secret system. Meditate, pray and rest. Savor your favorite rituals.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Friends come through with solutions. Support the team to grow. Listen and learn. Line up recruits to help. Together you can exceed expectations.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Keep taking care of business. Anticipate changes and stay flexible. Imagine success and stay in action. Rely on advice from a trusted elder.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Despite a thirst for travel, conditions remain unstable. Study and explore at minimal risk. Learning skills leads to new connections. Make plans for later.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Collaborate on a shared financial venture. Generate momentum and motivate action to grow it. Streamline routines for efficiency and ease. Steady contribution adds up.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Connect on a deeper level with your partner. Support and be supported. Compromise with compassion. Listen to another’s view. Express appreciation, gratitude and love.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Quicken the pace. Go move your body. Physical action strengthens your heart, health and spirit. Breathe deeply. Notice beauty and kindness. You’re growing stronger.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Notice simple comforts and moments of beauty, harmony and peace. Relax and connect with family. Indulge in favorite games and activities. Share love and kindness.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Make an investment in your family’s comfort. Increase the beauty factor at home. Consider color, lighting and ambiance. Include something delicious to share.