Horoscope for April 16, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (04/16/15). Share your passion this year. A new love grows. Your career (and income) flourish through communicative arts. Write, record and perform. Prepare to launch an educational journey after 6/14. New professional opportunities arise after 10/13. Harvest personal growth and development after 10/27. Apply what you learn for meaningful collaborations. Dare to lead from your heart.

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 an 8 — You’re taking control, with both Sun and Moon in your sign. You’re getting more sensitive. Begin a self-confident phase. Heart and mind are in sync today and tomorrow. You’re more bold. Ask for what you really want.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 7 — Make more time for contemplation today and tomorrow. Take things slow and easy. Consider all options before taking action. Plan your moves. Research for bargains. Go treasure hunting. Retreat from the world to rest and recharge.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Friends have what you need. Schedule meetings for today and tomorrow. Align on shared priorities. Delegate tasks. Make sure what you build is solid. Make required changes. Circumstances dictate your actions. Support comes from unexpected directions.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is an 8 — Career matters emerge for your consideration over the next two days. Make a power play. Expect trouble with scheduling. A change in plans opens previously-unavailable options. Prepare to make your move. Angels guide your actions.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Plan your itinerary. Travel conditions look excellent today and tomorrow. The news affects your choices. Begin an intense expansion phase. A conference, class or business trip offers enticing opportunities. Study and prepare. All systems go!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Follow the money over the next two days. Don’t let a windfall slip through your fingers. Changes necessitate budget revisions. Negotiate favorable terms. Collaborate for shared profit and track expenses, or deal with a mess later.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Your partner requires some loving attention. Be willing to share responsibilities more than usual over the next few days. Do some heavy lifting. You’re scoring points. Do more than your share of the work. It’s worth it.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 9 — Dig into a big job and work out the details. It’s getting extra busy. It could get intense. Don’t skimp on providing great service. Delegate tasks. Use an outside provider if necessary. De-stress with exercise and friends.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Begin a lucky and cuddly phase. Prioritize love for the next two days. You have lots of emotional support. Don’t wait another minute to make a romantic proposal. Get creative. Add artistry to a passionate declaration.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 9 — Domestic bliss provides a seductive temptation. Plan a luxurious evening. Beautify your space, and then invite loved ones over. Share a home-cooked meal with family. Flowers are a lovely touch.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 9 — You learn voraciously over the next few days. You’re sharp as a tack, and see business opportunities that others miss. Write promotional copy. Talk about what you’re discovering. Share useful tools and information with your networks.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is an 8 — Your morale (and your wallet) get a boost over the next two days. It could get quite profitable. . Keep track of income and expense. Send invoices.