Horoscope for June 17, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (06/17/12).

Health and wellness take focus this year. Implement fun options from yoga, to playing soccer, to spa treatments, to organic feasting. Make a point to incorporate play into your year, as love, money and career are on track to progress with care. Stay thrifty and purposeful. It’s working. Share your new enthusiasm.

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 a 6 — You’re especially smart. The answer is within reach, just do a little digging. It’s a sweet moment for love, so take advantage. You’re fairly irresistible now.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is an 8 — Circumstances turn in your favor. Begin a new art project, even if it seems ambitious. You make it look easy. Love prevails again.

Gemini (May 21-June 21) —

Today is an 8 — You’re finding the good stuff. Experience new joy in the familiar. An undercurrent of emotion brings you closer to true love. There’s a beautiful moment.

Cancer (June 22-July 22) —

Today is a 5 — Accept a generous payment for your work; you’ve earned it. Money is not everything, but it helps. Envision a trip you want to make. It’s easier than you think.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — There’s pressure on you to perform. Rise up to the occasion and be pleasantly surprised. A lucky break surprises you. Great abundance can be yours.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — New opportunities are showing up. Don’t be afraid to declare what you want. With patience, you may even get more than you bargained for. This could be good.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Do something nice for others and feel proud. Keep track of the details, they’re important. Make time for adventure. Follow your heart. Rest when tired.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Focus on detailed chores. Seek input from others. See where you can cut costs, and revise your budget accordingly. Compromise. There’s power in the numbers.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Love drops down a special surprise. Find a spiritual connection with people. What you do today has long-term consequences. Listen to those insights.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is an 8 — The workload is getting more intense, but you can handle it. Emotions fuel your efforts. Intuition counts double now. Money worries are futile. Stay in action.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 6 — Romance awaits, but don’t overspend. It takes two to tango. Play your part. Depend on others and be dependable. Make sure that what you build is solid.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 5 — It’s all about family now. Do something your parents, or your children, would be proud of. Abandon an old fear. Rely on a capable partner who shares your motivation.