Horoscope of March 17, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (03/17/15). Talk about what you love this year. Expand professionally by finding passion in your work. Inspire and grow your circles. Share your unique view. Practice before performing. Take advantage of renewed confidence after the Vernal Equinox eclipse (3/20). Plan and coordinate with your team before launching a big summer splash. Open new doors with a partner this autumn.

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 — Focus on your breathing to counter stress. Get busy making money over the next three weeks, with Venus in Taurus. Rake in the profit. Friends help out. Inspiration comes in a dream. Run tests before proceeding.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — Your luck in love improves immensely over the next several weeks with Venus in your sign. Enjoy feeling especially beloved and irresistible. Get a new style, haircut or beauty treatment. Polish your presentation for professional benefit. Opposites attract.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Allow yourself more quiet time over the next month, with Venus in Taurus. Finish old jobs and rest. Enjoy sweeter dreams. Don’t reveal all your secrets. Get a better deal through a broker. Travel, study and explore.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is an 8 — You’re especially popular over the next three and a half weeks, with Venus in Taurus. Group activities go well. Get out in public and stir up some action. Social activities benefit your career. Pay attention to the numbers.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Take on more responsibility over the next month, with Venus in Taurus. Watch for career advances. Assume authority. Put love into your work and it flowers. Only discuss business with someone who can help. Keep it practical.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Consider all possibilities. The next month is good for travel, with Venus in Taurus. It’s easier to set goals. Class convenes and studies get interesting. Make long-range plans. Set up your space to facilitate workflow.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Balance work and play. Making money can be fun. Expect expenditures. Find a sweet deal. Go over the numbers this next month, with Venus in Taurus. Save and increase your assets. Share enthusiasm with someone adorable.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Partnerships flow with greater ease over the next month, with Venus in Taurus. Form new ones, and renew old bonds. Compromise comes easier. Enjoy your feminine side.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 — There’s more work coming in over the next month — the kind you like — with Venus in Taurus. Clean and beautify your workspace. It’s getting fun (and profitable). Upgrade infrastructure to provide necessary support. Finish what you started.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — You’re even luckier in games and romance over the next month, with Venus in Taurus. Artistic efforts work in your favor. Keep playing to increase your skills. Learn from mistakes (especially financial). Play with young people.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 9 — Make your home your love nest. Household chores and improvements are more enjoyable over the next month, with Venus in Taurus. Focus on home and family, and settle into some domestic bliss. Get what you want delivered.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Take it easy. Trust your heart to lead you. Savor what you’re learning over the next month, with Venus in Taurus. Your research gets fascinating. Explore a passion. Write about what you love. Volunteer for an inspiring cause.