By Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency
Linda Black Horoscopes
5:30 AM EST, February 13, 2014
Today's Birthday (02/13/14). Mercury backs retrograde into Aquarius today, launching your next year with a month of reinvention. Dive into research and practices to grow your health and performance. A spring-cleaning provides the backdrop for a new romantic stage around the June 10 eclipse. Adventure calls; pursue those with friends and a fun game. Service to others provides greatest satisfaction. Seek love and find it.
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 -- Group projects go well now and for the next three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius. Don't sweat the small stuff right now. Cuddle up with a loved one and make some magic. What could you create together?
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Resume your leadership role. Schedule more carefully for the next three weeks, as tests and challenges can arise with Mercury in Aquarius. It's easier to get distracted. Maintain an active social schedule, and stay in communication.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Increase the level of organization. Discuss philosophical ideas and make long-range plans. The communication style could change abruptly. For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, you'll be good at finding ways around problems.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Financial planning provides power. Figure out prices, and send invoices. Track your earnings and revise your budget. Review statements for errors. For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, discover new sources of revenue.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Ask for counsel from a master. Team communication reaches a new level. For about three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, let your partner take the lead. Negotiate creatively. Many views give a broader picture.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Put technology to work in new ways over the next few weeks. Discussions take on a more logical form. For three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, your work gets more interesting, and your cleverness shines.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Work on creative writing, art or music over the next three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius. You'll learn new games and computer programs quickly. Study with talented friends. Play together, and gain new chops.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Make up a list of intended improvements. Make choices around style, color and size or scale. For three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, you'll do your best thinking at home. Communicate virtually, rather than traveling.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Things seem easier to understand for the next few weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Writing flows. You get fascinated by complexities, and entranced in analysis. Review the stats. Consider how they affect business.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Thoughts become more logical, and there's lots of money to be made over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Devise an earning strategy, and plot your course. Move ahead confidently, with bold action.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- You're more objective over the next three weeks with Mercury in Aquarius, and learn quickly. Begin a logical, rational cycle. Tell your personal story. Get your partner involved. Discuss the direction to move forward.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Take more time for quiet contemplation over the next three weeks, with Mercury in Aquarius. Completion is top priority. Your dreams are trying to tell you something. Take notes on realizations and insights. Meditate.
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