Today’s Birthday (03/13/19). Your career flourishes and grows this year. Practice for team perfection and ease. Summer passions harmonize to influence your crew past an obstacle. Come together for amazing results next winter, leading to shifting perspectives on a matter of the heart. Find the common love thread.
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 — You can sense the long-term potential. Avoid emotional spending. Avoid risk or conflict. Something that looks good in theory may not work in practice.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 9 — Pay a kindness forward. Another makes sure you have what you need. Share your inspiration, and provide excellence. Make your family proud.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Your energy may surge from power and confidence to self-doubt. Ask for what you want. Take extra care of yourself. Private time recharges you.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — Slow to consider the options. Close out one project and put things away before beginning the next one. Review budgets, schedules and plans. Savor private rituals.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Community action gets results. Connect with your team and pull together. Show up to be counted. Write your representatives to share your view.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Anticipate professional changes or challenges. One opportunity may prove especially lucrative. Get support from your team where needed.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Reach out to make a long-distance connection. Try new flavors and cultural views. Explore culinary, visual and musical arts. Learn from an unexpected source.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Together, you can advance a shared financial plan. Align on priorities and determine who will do what. Resolve how to meet upcoming expenses. Replenish your reserves.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — Collaboration allows you to see each other’s blind spots. That wider view strengthens your project. Teach each other tricks you’ve learned. Contribute and encourage contribution.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — The workload increases and so does the tempo. Put your heart into your movement and action. Focus on the present moment for an excellent performance.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Relax, and indulge your inner child. Prioritize fun with people you love. Discover hidden beauty. Persistent, steady actions get farther than luck. Express your passion.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Sink into domestic comforts. Focus on home and family, before looking farther out. Make renovations, and organize the space. Give away stuff you no longer need.
Celebrity birthdays: Jazz musician Roy Haynes is 94. Country singer Jan Howard is 89. Songwriter Mike Stoller is 86. Singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka is 80. R&B/gospel singer Candi Staton is 79. Opera singer Julia Migenes is 70. Actor William H. Macy is 69. Comedian Robin Duke is 65. Actress Dana Delany is 63. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is 62. Rock musician Adam Clayton (U2) is 59. Jazz musician Terence Blanchard is 57. Actor Christopher Collet is 51. Rock musician Matt McDonough (Mudvayne) is 50. Actress Annabeth Gish is 48. Actress Tracy Wells is 48. Rapper-actor Common is 47. Rapper Khujo (Goodie Mob, The Lumberjacks) is 47. Singer Glenn Lewis is 44. Actor Danny Masterson is 43. Bluegrass musician Clayton Campbell (The Gibson Brothers) is 38. Actor Noel Fisher is 35. Singers Natalie and Nicole Albino (Nina Sky) are 35. Actor Emile Hirsch is 34. Olympic gold medal skier Mikaela Shiffrin is 24.
Thought for Today: “Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.” — Friedrich von Schiller, German author (1759-1805)