Daily Horoscope

Today’s Birthday (Jan. 16). You’re a do-it-yourself person. That’s why you’ll be most successful in a tailor-made study program, designed by you. How can you teach yourself what you don’t know? Buy books, ask experts, surf the Web. It’ll work, and this is the perfect year for it.

Aries (March 21-April 19) – Today is a 7 – Take extra time to mull things over before making any changes. Work your plan out thoroughly in your head before you put it into motion. You might decide to wait, and that might be wise.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) – Today is a 7 – Would you like to take on more responsibility? Maybe make more money? You might get the chance sooner than you thought. Be nice to a person you previously found intimidating. This act of courage could be the final test.

Gemini (May 21-June 21) – Today is a 7 – Cool it just a little. You may have to explain how you’ve been spending your time. If this is company time we’re talking about, “making new friends” is not a good answer. Try “networking with influential contacts who can help us expand our business.”

Cancer (June 22-July 22) – Today is a 7 – As you continue to ponder the situation, strange things start to happen. Some of your annoying problems seem to solve themselves. There are other forces at work, so just wait. Keep things on course and stay alert. There’ll be a break in the fog soon.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) – Today is a 6 – You’re right in the middle of the project, and new expenses are coming. Consult with somebody who’s been there before. If it’s your money being spent, make sure your opinion is taken into consideration. At least make sure you understand the reason as well as the cost.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Today is a 7 – Did you recently have to do all the work on something? Was it unfair? Maybe you brought it on yourself. Maybe you thought you were the only one who could do the job right. Reconsider. Train somebody to help.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct 22) – Today is a 7 – Whoops! Looks like reality is about to intrude. A job you’ve postponed is almost due. You’d rather play, but you’d better take care of it before you’re in trouble.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) – Today is a 7 – The most frustrating part is almost over. You’ll have more time for fun and games soon. Keep plugging away at the technical chores as carefully as you can.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) – Today is a 7 – Is there something you’ve heard about that you’d like to try at home? Looks like your chance is coming. Take your time and follow the instructions. Even then, things won’t go exactly as expected. If you get flustered, try looking at the project from a different perspective.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – Today is a 7 – You’re doing well now, but will this trend continue? How can you ensure that it does? By staying on top of the situation, that’s how. Invest in your own education.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) – Today is a 7 – Some might say you live in a fantasy world, and sometimes you do. But, now is a good time to get practical. You may love the work, but make sure you also get paid.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) – Today is an 8 – Starting to feel better? You should be! You’ve had a tough battle for the last couple of days. You’ve had to overpower your own resistance. Congratulate yourself on what you’ve accomplished.