Today's Birthday (08/05/18). Household beautification decorates this year. Put your heart into your health and work. Surprising professional opportunities appear. Dreams you plot this summer take a twist with a partner before leading to personal satisfaction. Physical health and fitness flourishes this winter. Prioritize love and family.

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 -- Remain forgiving with miscommunications, especially about money. Patience resolves rough spots. Love is your lifeline. Communication solves any problem. Determine what actions to take.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Let go of an old trepidation. Stick up for yourself. You're looking especially great. Indulge your nostalgia while recognizing how far you've come.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- You've got the energy to make things happen. Words can blow away. Push forward for a passion project. Draw upon hidden resources. Realize a dream.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Others demand quick action. Help them see the big picture. Finish your work in private. Consider your options, and make plans.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Talk is cheap. Professional misunderstandings come easily. Don't believe everything you hear. Hold off on important decisions, and keep an open mind.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Business travel, conferences or seminars generate plenty of interesting opportunities. Let go of a preconception. Prepare to make an overdue change.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Study ways to increase income. Friends help you make a valuable connection. Explore what could be possible. Research options, and make plans for family prosperity.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Opposites attract. Physical magnetism is part of the fun. Collaborate for mutual profit. Streamline your routine, and stash the surplus. Your orbit grows closer.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Relax, and enjoy the company. Compromise makes a difference. Alternate between physical exercise and quiet reverie. Replace something volatile with something secure. Walk and talk.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- Listen to your heart. Put love into your work, and it flowers. Get moving with someone attractive, for a fun shared experience and satisfying workout.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Relax at home with family and friends. Save money and cook up something delicious. Share a romantic situation with someone who makes your heart beat faster.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Clarify miscommunications as soon as they occur to save time and minimize damage. Direct complaints to someone who can do something about them.