Horoscopes for December 18, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (12/18/15).

Go all out for personal dreams this year. Spring clean a fresh start at home. Friends bring expansion and fortune. Speak from your heart.

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 9 — You’re getting stronger today and tomorrow. Something beneficial enters the scene. Challenge your own assumptions. Inspire, rather than demand. Obligations lie with new tasks for your time. If it goes against your grain, turn it down.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Finish up tasks today and tomorrow. Don’t overlook family obligations. A formidable barrier blocks the path. Work with someone who sees your blind spots. Consider where you’ve been, and plan the road ahead. Meditate on it.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Your party list keeps growing. Can the budget stretch far enough? Share expenses if necessary. Tailor the menu for a variety of tastes. Friends are here for you today and tomorrow.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Angels guide your actions. Take on more responsibility over the next few days. This time is good for decisions. Don’t confront authority directly, but be prepared to defend your position. Get creative with arrangements. Find cost-effective solutions.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Studies and travels carry you off over the next few days. Stick to the plan, and make deadlines. Get help from a strong partner. Don’t forget important details. You may be learning more than you wanted to know.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Sort out your finances over the next two days. You can afford a few small luxuries. List obligations and manage them first. Set a creative limit. Don’t let an unexpected good fortune slip through your fingers. Collaborate to take advantage.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 6 — You can’t do everything alone, even if you wanted to. Working together is more fun anyway. Cut the clutter. Be generous with your appreciations. Be open-minded to another’s point of view. They see something you don’t.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow are extra busy. Finishing old projects is satisfying. Obligations may force a delay. The more you do, the more you’re in demand. It seems like everybody wants your attention. Don’t forget your regular routine.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Take time out for recreation today and tomorrow. You’re especially lucky in love, games and with creative talents. Practice your arts. Enjoy your dear ones, especially pets and children. Be gracious when someone else loses it. Exercise compassion.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Family comes first. Spend time at home today and tomorrow. Disruptions could seem overwhelming, but are temporary. Slow down, especially around sharp objects. Soft lighting and delicious fragrances soothe ruffled feathers. Relax.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Get into a project involving communication arts. Publishing, graphics, writing or recording … your creativity flowers over the next two days. You learn easily. Unfinished work could cause trouble. Is a challenge competition or romance? Study the situation.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Your ideas are attracting attention. Today and tomorrow are good for business. Apply elbow grease, and take advantage. Don’t deplete resources. Take your time in order to achieve efficiency. Don’t take on new challenges yet. Serve current ones.

(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)