Today’s Birthday (09/23/20). Fill your home with love this year. Consistent domestic actions generate satisfying results. Your educational journey redirects this winter, leading to a publishing, writing and communications phase. Make a creative shift next summer, before an exploration bears fruit. Family joys feed your spirit.


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 — Stay focused on professional tasks. Minimize risks or hassle. Don’t argue with a brick wall. If something goes against your grain, turn it down.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Plan future studies or travel. Adapt as needed. Old methods don’t work. A formidable barrier blocks the path. Invent and innovate. Listen to others.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Discuss shared finances and strategize. Determine which purchases to prioritize and which can wait. Keep stashing nuts away for winter. Plant seeds for later harvest.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Rely on your partner’s support. Not everything you try works. Figure it out together. Keep an open mind. Patience is golden, like that worthwhile rule.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Prioritize your health. Listen to your body. Physical exercise strengthens your heart. Avoid risk or accidents. Eat well and get extra rest.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Words can fall short. Express what’s in your heart anyway. Romance, beauty and fun develop naturally. Savor something delicious. Make a loving connection.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Domestic matters have your attention. You can’t do everything; focus where you can. Decrease clutter to reduce stress. Relax with family. Enjoy each other.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Savor an intellectual challenge. Research and articulate your views. Don’t share unfinished work. Edit and polish. Plan your moves in advance. Express a possibility.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — Focus on generating resources. Trade or barter. Sell or give away stuff you don’t need. You won’t need to defer gratification forever. Steadily build.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — Take extra care of yourself. Engage in pursuits you love. Enjoy fresh air and sunshine, trees and nature. Savor energizing personal rituals. Take charge.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 6 — Get into thoughtful planning mode. Old assumptions get challenged. Consider opportunities and adjust goals to suit. Private reflection feeds your spirit. Follow your own path.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Connect for shared support. Teamwork allows outsized results. Curtail travel or risky business. Check in to make sure that folks are fine. Together you rise.