Today’s Birthday (10/02/20). Thrive at home this year. Persistent actions earn domestic rewards. Make long-term improvements. Winter changes impact your educational plans, before a phase of creative blossoming. Rewrite and edit story changes next summer, before an exploration reveals new frontiers. Share your heart with your inner circle.


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 — Enjoy creative work and physical activities, with Venus entering Virgo for a month. Aim for mastery and artistry. Nurture your own health and wellness.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — You’re even luckier in love, with Venus in Virgo for the next month. Artistic efforts work in your favor. Create! Share the beauty you see.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Home is your love nest. With Venus in Virgo, domestic comforts especially soothe. Focus on household beautification and improvement projects. Share your heart with family.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Trust your heart to lead you, with Venus in Virgo. Study subjects of personal passion. Writing, recording and publishing projects come together naturally.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Gather new income, with lucrative Venus in Virgo. The next month can get profitable. Shake your moneymaker. Find a niche market and fill it.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — Try a new style or look. For a month, with Venus in your sign, you’re irresistible. Take advantage and ask for what you want.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Sort, file and organize, with Venus in Virgo. Get lost in inquiries, dreams and fantasies. Keep wonderful secrets. Savor delicious rituals, alone or with special company.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Strengthen community bonds, with Venus in Virgo. Collaborate with teams and natural allies who share your passion. Grow through social connection. Extend an open hand.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Follow your heart. Find ways to de-stress and have fun. Your career advances naturally, with Venus in Virgo. Your influence is on the rise.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — It’s easier to venture forth, with Venus in Virgo for a month. Chart your itinerary. Travel, studies, research and exploration offer abundant reward.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Write, research and communicate. Monitor budgets, with Venus in Virgo. Find ways to maintain positive cash flow and support family. Exchange and barter. Collaborate.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Make a lucrative connection. Partnerships and collaborative efforts flower, with Venus in Virgo. Compromise, share the load and support each other. Romance ignites.