Today’s Birthday (12/22/19). Benefit through peaceful contemplation this year. Personal growth comes with steady practice. A personal discovery this winter inspires collaborative changes. Summer transitions rearrange your view before your heart gets inspired by an exciting collaboration. Follow a shining possibility together with a partner.

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 9 — Take bold action for long-term financial benefit. Be precise and follow the rules exactly. Negotiate a great deal. Create collaborative agreements and sign contracts.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 9 — Align interests with your partner. Your collaborative moves can get farther than expected. Dance to a quicker beat. Enjoy a little unexpected romance.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 9 — Physical action gets results. Work could interrupt your fun, yet a sense of urgency compels you. Someone important is watching your performance. Make bold moves.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Reach for a romantic dream. Successes come through your own energy and effort, despite the impulse to run. Express your heart and accept the consequences.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Get your hands dirty for the domestic results you want. Dig in the garden. Make repairs and upgrades. Actions taken now have long-lasting benefit.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Look for the hidden story. Things may not be as they seem. Get your message out and it really goes. News travels fast.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — A stroke of genius could become profitable. Follow inspiration with action. Forward your income-producing activities for long-lasting benefit. You can land a big fish.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — Work quickly but carefully. Full speed ahead! Minimize risks with a personal matter by getting a second opinion. Draw upon hidden resources. Take charge.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Conditions could seem unsettled. Meditate on upcoming events in your secret hideaway. Organize practical details. Plans made now have lasting impact. Savor sweet silence.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — An unexpected development could impact a group effort. Rely on another person’s expertise. Use teamwork for a coordinated push toward a big prize.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 9 — Provide leadership with a professional project. Take advantage of an unplanned opportunity to leap forward. Go for the gold! Go ahead and take a shot.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is an 8 — Your actions speak well for you. Do what you promised. Expand your terrain by leaps and bounds. Go beyond your previous experience into uncharted territory.