TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 10). Intensity gets turned up in the first three weeks when you’re required to learn quickly and advance to the next level of an organization or social strata. Life will adjust every month in some way to support the person you’re becoming. Here comes better health and a general outlook of optimism. Gemini and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 7, 20, 1, 44 and 38.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Ideas inspire but until you implement the knowledge you really don’t know anything. As part of your body, your brain needs to feel the entire system in action in order to assimilate things right.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If only you could order up the people you want to meet, picking them out of a menu as a chicken salad. Wait, you actually can do this, either digitally online, or spiritually. The spiritual way works better.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Could you do it alone? Yes. Should you? No. It won’t be as fun or remember it as well. It will be harder to motivate yourself to the finish line. Use accountability in groups.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Things are only complicated until you understand how they work. Even the knottiest situation comes unraveled when you know which string to cut, or, where the power button is located.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Is your strategy working? It’s hard to tell through the fog of complication. Don’t stop. Assume all is well and inch your way forward. Better to hang on a moment longer than to quit when you’re almost there!

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). What you give is a smile, warmth, receptiveness that lets them know they are being seen, heard and appreciated. This is worth more than gold.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Repeating your stories to others may be a faux pas, but repeating them to yourself is personal development. Why not write it down? Frame things, if possible, in a joyful way.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Once you lost a cellphone in your own house, things can get tricky in familiar environments when moving quickly and unconsciously. You need others to call so you’ll remember where you’ve been.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People learn better when senses are utilized including touch. A simple, reassuring pat on the shoulder will help comprehension.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Among the qualities you look for in a companion, a good sense of humor will top the list. Laughter has a way of eliminating your need for some of the other qualities.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The fun part of your day will include research and gathering data. Not everyone who agrees to help you will come through. The ones who do will be the ones you need.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). One reason you’re afraid to relax is that you don’t entirely trust what’s going on around you. Will it be OK to let down your guard? Is vigilance necessary? There’s only one way to find out.