Today's Birthday (06/05/14). Discipline with healthy routines pays off this year. Your fitness, career and leadership advance, and finances boom into July, when buzz travels farther and success comes through communications. Authorize agreements and collaborations. Increase your involvement with passionate causes. Pull strings and call in favors to make greater impact, especially after October's eclipses. Your love is powerful medicine.

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 -- A balanced checkbook is only part of the story. Provide well for family. Love grows by leaps and bounds. Express it without words. Let your imagination run wild. When choosing, pick the practical option.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- You're looking especially great now. Don't brag about it, just enjoy. Pay attention to what someone else needs. Creative design makes a job go faster. A difficult situation is making you stronger.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- A windfall drops unexpected largess into your lap. Consider options for best management. Decrease your obligations, one by one. Intention works better than arguments. Do the homework, and impress. Get your plan together.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Arrange connections ahead of time. Visit a museum or beautiful place. Let others know what you need, and pursue it with discipline. A female smoothes and soothes. Accept a generous offer of support.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Get a referral or expert opinion. A lucky break seems possible. Major obstacles are past. Teach what you want to learn better. Leave your money in the bank, and get your team involved.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Pick up the pace, and toss the ball to a teammate. Send in the big guys. Use clear persuasion. Research what you need. Organize your schedule prioritizing peaceful time. Trust your own good sense.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Increase meditation, in a quiet space. Your team pulls through with what's needed. Let the experts handle it. Send out the news. Clear clutter. You can't do it all... go slow to avoid breakage.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- As you practice, keep streamlining the routine for efficiency. You're achieving mastery. Keep saving resources. Hide treasures and antiques carefully, and do what you promised, for better or worse. Problems sort themselves out. Patience.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Invest in work you love. Relax and enjoy it. Creative jobs pay well. Ask for more. You can do this. Keep it practical, and get farther than expected. Dine with someone interesting.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- A dream assignment develops. Follow a profitable hunch, and use your secret weapon. Avoid stepping on toes. You're gaining respect. Postpone travel, purchases and obligations, unless your team can handle the logistics.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- It's a very interesting, even beautiful moment. Travel with a companion can be nice. Keep the faith. Adjust to changes. Your crew pulls through. Validate and motivate them. Analyze the basic structure. Lead by example.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Work faster, and make more money. Curtail travel or new obligations. Your love's empowered, sweet as honey. Friends keep you inspired. Straight, compassionate talk serves everyone. Accept someone else's idea and assistance.

(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black's legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit and