Today's Birthday (10/25/13). Creative fun carries you off this year. Love blossoms at home and work next spring, reaching a peak around the solar eclipse in April, with another bloom next autumn. True up your work to your heart, and career will thrive into 2015. Power up for a bigger impact.

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 -- You don't have to win every single battle. Your adversary could have this one. New opportunities develop. To discover something new, start a family conversation with a simple question, "What do you like about your life?"

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- The time is right for learning and teaching. Consider Einstein's words, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Your good work leads to more assignments.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Stop worrying about the money and get busy making it instead. Do your homework and get farther than expected. Take a walk in nature or around the block. Even a short trip refreshes. Breathe it in.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- You're powerful and you have the resources. Look around and appreciate the bounty. At first, it looks like there's too much. Contribute to savings. Back up your ideas with practical data. Sweet talk does its job. Shower someone with love.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- There's a world out there, but you may have to break out of your routine to see it. Your self-discipline is admired. Rely on rules you were taught long ago. Cash comes in small amounts. Investigate an interesting suggestion.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Don't despair if at first you don't succeed. It'll probably take more than one try. You can handle it, with some help from friends. Ask an expert to review the plans. More work gets promised. Saddle up and ride.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Keep your objective in mind. Don't ask what others can do for you, but what you can do for others. New assignments come in. Provide encouragement to the team. Discover a treasure in with all the trash.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Travel is a distinct possibility. Upcoming surprises could lead to wonderful adventures. A dream shows you a creative possibility. Draw upon hidden resources, or get back what you loaned out. Talk about what you want.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- You're empowered by the standards you keep. Act on the encouragement and suggestions by friends to make your place more comfortable. Act responsibly and gain respect. Make it fun, and invite them to celebrate the results.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- There's more than enough to be done. You're probably going to need someone's help. Working together is a learning experience. Pay back a favor, or call one in. Your psychic senses are enhanced, so listen.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- There's plenty of work. Keep focused and steady for low-stress productivity. You can handle it. You're looking good, so it's no surprise that they're saying nice things about you. Make smart decisions, and rake in the cash.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- You're beloved. Gain assistance from a wise admirer. There's no need to feel overwhelmed, even if you're tempted to. It doesn't serve you. Wash off the dust, stand tall and pull forward towards your objective.

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