Horoscopes for October 2, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.


(March 21-April 19) — Today is a 6 — Take notes, as communication glitches may arise. Imagine total success, without relying on fantasy. A suspicion gets confirmed. Show your philosophical side in public.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Your team has a brilliant idea. The possibility of error is high. Don’t get sidetracked by fantasy. Use what you have to get what you need. Extend your reach. Brainstorm practical solutions.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Look both ways before crossing the street. Disrupt the status quo. You’re gaining respect. Listen to an elder’s experience. Let someone see the real you.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 5 — A rise in responsibility leads to higher income. Overspending comes easily today. Tread carefully to avoid a disagreement about household matters. A group dream can become reality. Collaborate with friends.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 6 — Strengthen your inner framework. Don’t gamble, or you may learn something the hard way. Explore your heart’s desire through art, sport or play. Straighten out your priorities before advancing. Wait for developments.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 6 — If facing resistance, ease up. Take care of each other. Don’t go for a deal if the cost is too high. Reconsider your work routines. Share the load.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Clean up and lend a helping hand. Don’t over-extend, but work with the right equipment for the job. Notice missing ingredients. Incorporate unusual spices.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 6 — Resist being impulsive, especially if friends are. Costs can vary widely. Stand firm. A mystery gets revealed. Don’t push too hard right now. Don’t lose what you’ve got to get more. Wait for a better time.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Don’t start a new project or talk about it yet. Let it develop longer. Handle the practical flow of things to complete your current gig, and deny distractions. Fix something before it breaks. Rest and recharge for rising optimism.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Let your partner do the talking. Don’t offer to pay for everything. Stay simple and resourceful. Luxuriate at home and get fascinated by a mystery. Keep confidences.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Gain more than expected. Make a surprising discovery. Make your home more comfortable. Expect disagreement. Calm someone who’s upset. Keep your cool by remembering what’s most important. Push, but gently.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Things could seem to change suddenly. Work hard and play hard. Get physical. Don’t get stopped by old fears. Get thoughtful in a peaceful place. Express gratitude. Consult with a friend. Discover a new view.


(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit Linda Black Horoscopes and www.nancyblack.com)