French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat assassinated
On this day in 1793, Jean-Paul Marat, a leader of the radical Montagnard faction during the French Revolution, was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday, a young Girondin supporter who was subsequently guillotined.
|Jul 13, 2020: Your resources are feeling a bit pinched lately, but your creativity is still fully fleshed out and powerful! If you're feeling strapped for cash, simply apply your ingenuity to the situation. Why not barter if you don't have the money to buy something? See if you can get something for free. You can think of a new way to get what you want without giving up more than you have. People are willing to work with you on this, so ask them how you can make it work.|
|Jul 13, 2020: You might have to perform a tricky negotiation with someone who rubs you the wrong way, but you'll do well with it and your confidence will send a very powerful signal to some very powerful people. Compromising will put you in a much more powerful position than you'd ever be in if you pushed to get your own way. You're starting to understand how to get more of what you want out of life by giving up something to other people every once in a while.|
As they walked around the office, the girl turned visibly upset and soon started crying. Her father asked her what was wrong
As everyone gathered around, she sobbed "Daddy, I'm getting bored walking around the office. Please show me those clowns you said you work with"
|Jul 13, 2020: There is nothing to fear from trying something that you have never tried before. Other influences are having a very strong and very positive impact on your life right now, so be open to them. It's a wonderful day for exploring another culture. Learn about its customs, foods, traditions, and music. Get an education on how other people live. This will inspire you to continue to move beyond your comfort zone and take more risks.|
|Jul 13, 2020: You will get a lot further if you connect with other people than if you stick to yourself. Do not be aloof, because it could give you a reputation for being difficult to work with or even rude, and that's not you. Open yourself up to other people as much as you can, and don't be afraid to give your honest opinion about things even if you think it will create a ruckus. You need to realize that sometimes people like a rabble-rouser who tells it like it is.|
|Jul 13, 2020: You are feeling more open to new things than ever before, so this is a great day to explore a new physical exercise like Pilates, yoga or tai chi. You'll be able to get the hang of any new physical actions in no time, and you just might find the next great obsession in your life. You are moving toward a more movement-oriented phase of life, when the greatest joy you experience comes from getting your blood pumping!|
|Jul 13, 2020: People are going to be extra sensitive to whatever you say today, so do your best to offer constructive criticism instead of being just plain critical. While you don't relish the idea of walking around on eggshells all day long, you will be glad you did. The extra effort will prevent them from getting bent out of shape and creating some drama that you just don't need right now. Give these touchy people lots of space. Avoid interacting with them altogether if you can.|
|Jul 13, 2020: You could have an unexpected hole punched in the middle of your day. These free hours will offer you a very good excuse for deep thought and contemplation about a recent conflict or problem. Your subconscious has been mulling this over for a while, but today you should get your conscious mind involved. Think it through and examine where you may have gone wrong. Be prepared to make an apology if necessary, or ask for one, depending on what you discover.|
|Jul 13, 2020: It's time to finish up some unfinished business with someone. Whether you forgot a birthday, still need to buy someone a gift, or left a conversation unfinished, today is the day to make up for it. Whoever is waiting to hear from you has a longer memory than you do, but they also have a huge heart, so don't worry about anger or hurt feelings. There's no need to be embarrassed. Everyone procrastinates.|
|Jul 13, 2020: You need to start celebrating your uniqueness and stop comparing yourself to others! You have your own personality and it's wonderful. So what if it prevents you from clicking with every single person you meet? It's no fun to always get along with everyone anyway. Conflict is part of life, and having a preference for who you want to spend time with shows that you have taste. And the people who are in your circle of friends know how special they are. That's what matters.|
|Jul 13, 2020: Changing your daily routine sounds a lot easier than it is, there is no doubt about that! But the efforts you are putting forth to find a better way of doing things will definitely be worth it. Not only will they make your life more interesting, but they will also keep a certain someone more interested in finding out what your next move might be! Every once in a while you have to do something to ensure that you are not getting stuck in a rut, and right now is a perfect time to do it!|
|Jul 13, 2020: As happy as you are to be going where you are going right now, not everyone is right there on the same page with you. While you must be aware of it and make adjustments accordingly, you don't have to completely change your path. That will only cause resentment. Just tone things down a bit. Spend and act more modestly, and don't be too outgoing with your energy. You could end up overwhelming those folks who still need some time to catch up with you.|
|Jul 13, 2020: Your analytical side and your intuitive side are in conflict right now, and you have to balance the two or you won't be able to get anything done today! Acknowledge that while you really do feel strongly about something you have no evidence for, you need to get the facts before you can make any kind of commitment. It's unwise to make choices based on feelings right now. You need cold, hard facts or else it will be too hard to focus clearly.|