Horoscope for December 22, 2014

Today’s Birthday (12/22/14). Practical and industrious efforts win this year. Grow health, fitness and peace of mind with regular physical practice. Get the word out after 3/20, for a career boost after 4/4. Keep funding savings before 8/11, when your attentions shift to travels and studies. Take care of business, even as you talk about fulfilling dreams. Step into new leadership.

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 7 — Assume more responsibility today and tomorrow. New career beginnings arise, with long-term impact. Concentrate on doing what you promised. Talking it over helps. It could get intense. You’re on a roll. Look busy, yet relaxed. Start your marketing plan. Discuss results in private.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — If you can get away for a little while, go. A quest calls you out. There seems to be enough time to escape for a moment. Don’t waste time worrying. Discover a chink in the ogre’s armor. You have hidden resources.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Unexpected circumstances could affect your bottom line. Study ways to make and keep lots of money. First off, send invoices for work already done. Focus on family. Don’t gossip about your job. Work out a financial compromise. Maintain accounts current.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — New beginnings in a partnership arise today and tomorrow. Talk over discrepancies or disagreements and solutions appear. Work together for a common goal. Call on distant contacts. working together seems more important than ever. Leave some of the job to your crew.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — With persistence and dedication you can win any prize. Work goes smoothly today and tomorrow, launching a new phase. Your proficiency rises with practice. Adjust your thinking to suit new circumstances. Sort through feelings as they arise. You’re talented.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — A new phase in romance and fun arises with the New Moon, Sun, Mercury and Pluto all in Capricorn. Steady practice grows your skill level quickly and permanently. Learn new tricks with ease. A major transformation is underway. Celebrate and play with loved ones.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — Apply practical dedication to home and family. Home repairs or renovations require attention today and tomorrow. Begin a new phase of domestic bliss. Ask the others to invent how they want it to be. Capitalize on the flow of ideas.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — It’s easier to learn and write today and tomorrow. Words come unbidden. You’re entering a clever phase. Launch your book or message, and it goes farther than imagined. You’re especially persuasive. A little dedicated action goes a long way. Express yourself.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 — A new phase in prosperity dawns with the New Moon, Sun, Mercury, Mars and Pluto in Capricorn. Estimate how much money you need to accomplish a dream. Start a new chapter. Discover how to turn on your golden touch.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — You’re becoming more certain. A new phase in personal power, confidence and self-assurance supports you to step into leadership. Try not to get impatient or nervous. Tap hidden strength for long- and short-term growth. The world is your oyster.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Be sensitive to a loved one’s wishes. You’re getting a new point of view. Peaceful contemplation satisfies on multiple levels. Plan your next moves, as you enter a new meditative phase. Know what you’re talking about. Ask probing questions. Rest deeply.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — Your friends are there for you. Open new doors in community participation with dedicated action and pragmatic conversation, to mutual benefit. Perform brilliantly. Many hands make light work. Play together and discover new tricks. Friendships made now last.