Aries (March 21-April 19): Today is an 8 — Talk is cheap. Take a long shot. Communications could get difficult. You’ve already made the plan. Achieve a lofty goal and advance to the next level by taking direct action. Look before you leap.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Today is an 8 — Completion fosters creativity. A new journey beckons. Choose the direction that looks the most fun. Don’t get stuck trying to please everyone. Launch your adventure without fanfare. Just go for it. Get sucked into observation.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Today is a 7 — Better leave some things unsaid. Have important conversations another day, and avoid gossip altogether. Veto power could get exercised. Do your home bookkeeping, and handle pesky details. Crank some good tunes and do numbers.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Today is an 8 — Choose your battles carefully. Work out a long-term issue with a partner through action rather than words. Postpone travel and new projects. Incorporate music or a fountain’s murmur into the background.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Today is a 9 — Find the sweet spot at work. Not everything you try works. Provide excellent service for good pay. It could get intense… keep on your game. Gossip causes ruffled feathers, so avoid it. Make a wonderful discovery.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today is a 7 — Snooze a bit longer. Your credit is in good shape. Don’t travel, or talk much about what’s going on. You already have most of what you need. Clean house, relax and play like a child.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Today is a 7 — Listen, rather than talking. Handle household chores. Study leads to discovery. Wait to see what develops before signing on. Don’t fall for a sob story. Achieve your goal with quiet action. Introspection leads to brilliant insight.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Today is a 7 — Postpone travel. Unexpected loss could change plans. Dip into savings as necessary. Do what you can to help. You can afford what’s needed. Share peaceful time with friends. Enjoy the sunset and watch movies.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is a 9 — Don’t waste energy. A moment of transformation could catch you by surprise. A career or status rise becomes suddenly available. Take action and avoid communication breakdown. Take notes for later conversation. Grab an opportunity.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Today is a 9 — Consider travel demands. Get rid of excess baggage. Can you do your research from home? Imagination takes over. Don’t buy luxuries yet. Action persuades more than talk. Good news comes from far away.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today is a 7 — Postpone big meetings. Handle a job you’ve been putting off. Quiet productivity gets farther than expected. Go around roadblocks. Make a key discovery. Work interferes with travel. Work out options and schedule. Phone home.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Today is a 7 — It’s not a good time to travel. You never know what you may catch. Friends have tons of ideas. Don’t do everything suggested, but take note. Bark if you must (or keep quiet). Love gives you strength.