Today’s Birthday (08/13/20). Practice for physical thriving this year. Self-discipline builds health and vitality. Professional obstacles require adaptation. Peaceful privacy this summer fosters inspiring dreams that energize your physical performance. Social barriers this winter inspire renewed focus on love, beauty and passion. Practice to grow your heart muscle.


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 — An intensely creative moment flowers naturally. Connect and communicate. Stick to practical priorities. Nebulous fantasies dissipate. Capture the best ideas. Keep written records.


Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — You can solve a financial puzzle. Learn by doing. Practice makes perfect. Keep cash flowing positively. Don’t get sidetracked. Stick to reliable income sources.


Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Consider new personal possibilities. Listen with your heart. Talk about dreams to grow them. Plan the details and envision success. Find fresh inspiration.


Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — Adopt a philosophical view with recent changes. You’re undergoing a transformation. Allow time to process it all. Slow down and contemplate. Imagine and plan.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Connect and network with friends and allies. Community support can generate satisfying results. Participate for something that touches your heart. Strengthen lasting bonds.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Prepare public statements for professional projects. Your work is attracting attention. Prepare your presentation. Articulate what you see possible. Invite participation and contribution.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Expand your territory. Explore a subject of fascination and interest. Scrutinize something nebulous. Unravel a mystery. Indulge your curiosity and gain new skills.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Communication and teamwork can solve a shared financial puzzle. Do your part. Stay patient despite challenges. Adapt budgets and plans. Connect and coordinate.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Collaborate on practical priorities. Support each other for the desired results. Avoid fantasies and focus on foundational issues. Negotiate to refine plans. Love is fundamental.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — The pace picks up. Exercise energizes you. Get your heart pumping. Practice for mental, physical and spiritual health. Serve as a role model.


Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 9 — Reserve time for romance and fun with special people. Express your heart. Share passions and games. Make each other laugh. This is true soul food.


Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Home improvement projects satisfy. Stick to practical expenses. Research prices and quality before investing. Keep it simple; get the basics for an appreciated upgrade.