Horoscope for January 1, 2015

Today’s Birthday (01/01/15). This year remains grounded in practical, industrious, and common-sense ambitions (especially this month). Win through persistence, determination and lucky surprises. Career and status grow steadily. Launch your book or show after 3/20. A profitable partnership flowers after 4/8. New October adventures provoke changes at home. Do it all for love and family.

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

 

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 — It’s a better day for talk than action. Don’t fund someone else’s experiment. No gambling. Share kind words to empower others. Ask questions. Flex your optimism. Show your philosophical side. Keep your promises, and make new ones.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

  Today is a 6 — Inhibit impulsive behavior or risk an accident. Rework details until you get them straight. Here’s where you start making profits. You can afford to be generous, but not stupid. Choose expenses carefully. You and a loved one communicate wordlessly.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 5 — A difficult decision poses a challenge. Family considerations are paramount. Consider all options. Can the budget expand to include everything necessary? Don’t charge it on credit. Find less expensive solutions. Follow your passion. Clean house and get organized.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 5 — Play interferes with work. Someone’s saying nice things about you. Stand up for what’s most important to you. Manage deadlines and confirm reservations. Keep the budget by conserving resources. Follow practical priorities, and include peaceful rest in the mix.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

 Today is a 5 — Talk over the plan, and develop a working theory. Pass along what you’ve learned so far. Discuss all ideas, for implementation later. Tempers could flare. Paying debts is your best investment. Avoid dire consequences or upset. Keep things simple.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 5 — Avoid scheduling mixups over the next two days. A conflict of interests complicates the situation. Don’t exaggerate, or risk an argument. Be patient with someone else’s upset. Complete a domestic project, and get family to help. Choose love.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 5 — Take it easy, even as you take care of business. Get what you need delivered. Work could interfere with playtime. Handle what’s urgent and postpone the rest. Compromise. Frustrations are part of the creative process. Prioritize a family adventure.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 5 — Enjoy peace and quiet. Disagreements and conflict could occur, especially in a hurry. Avoid big expense and hassle by laying low. Make detailed plans (including a budget) before taking action. Be gracious, especially when someone else is not.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 6 — Talk gets farther than action today. Discuss objectives with a partner. Work out the profit motive. Negotiate for the long run. Each can get what they need. Keep asking questions. Avoid debt, and utilize resources you already have.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 5 — It’s best not to lose your temper now. Be respectful to the one who signs the checks. Plans may change… there could be potential for expansion. Answer correspondence and stay in communication. Provide great service today and tomorrow.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 5 — Work efficiently with fierce competition. Stand up for your dream. Prioritize relaxation over shopping. Nostalgia and retrospection get especially fun. Tell old family stories and reminisce. Take a walk outside. Come up with creative and unusual ideas. Simplify.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 5 — Home diversions with friends and family delight. You’re appreciated for your wit. Stand up to a critic (especially the one in your own head). Dress in silken softness. Work out misunderstandings by listening. Discover what’s needed. An elder understands.