Horoscope for June 1, 2015

Today’s Birthday (06/01/15).

This is your year for self-expression! It may be hard to avoid the spotlight. Support your partners. Together, build a revolution. Realize dreams at work. Grow your house stronger. October eclipses illuminate new beginnings at home (10/13), and a turning point in a group effort (10/27). You’re undergoing a metamorphosis. Rely on the power of love.

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 9 — The next two days are good for travels and exploration. Make immediate plans that support long-term goals. Rebellions could flare up. Stick close to the basic structure. Apply what you’re learning. Spend on infrastructure. Accept new responsibilities.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 9 — Manage paperwork today or tomorrow. Send invoices. Wheel and deal. Keep criticisms to yourself. Get practical with expenses. Pay the bills. Reinforce your structure. The completion of a difficult project opens up time for something more fun.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is an 8 — Spend time with someone attractive. Join forces with a master of surprises. Partnership navigates tricky waters today and tomorrow. Negotiate and compromise. You’re gaining confidence. Disciplined frugality makes a big difference. Sort through old junk. Set a new course.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 9 — A new project demands more attention today and tomorrow. Restate the purpose or aim in your own words. Get to work! Focus on details. Make practical plans and budgets. Self-discipline serves you well. Follow safety rules. Practice techniques.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Slip into a romantic phase for the next two days. Finish work early and plan some fun. Carve out time for playfulness. Practice your game with discipline and devotion. Share what you’re learning with someone you respect and admire.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Begin a practical domestic phase. Handle repairs and maintain infrastructure, especially where water is involved. Improve something that hasn’t been working to optimize efficiency. Play by the rules. Listen to someone who’s been there. Experience is the best teacher.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — A solution to an old problem becomes obvious. Learn more about money. Friends offer good advice. Get into research today and tomorrow. You’re especially quick and clever. Keep your word or change it. Listen to what others have to say.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 9 — Answer the door when opportunity knocks. The next two days could get quite profitable. Follow instructions exactly. The dynamics change now. Choose the practical option. Use techniques that worked before. Stash some of the incoming cash for later.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Now you can blast ahead. You achieve great rewards with little effort. Slip into a self-confident phase. Discipline is required. Assert your desires and go for them. You’re especially strong and creative. Do what worked before.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — Enjoy peaceful solitude. Private contemplation gets especially productive today and tomorrow. Write your thoughts. Learn from experience (yours or another’s). A confusing situation clears up if you wait. Relax and consider the big picture. Rest and recuperate.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is an 8 — Friends are a big help today and tomorrow. Get social and network. Share resources and solutions. Team projects get farther. Make decisions and implement changes. Focus on the work and let emotions wash by. Routine provides strength.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 9 — Patiently stick to the schedule. Career matters take priority today and tomorrow. There’s a test, challenge or inspection involved. Act responsibly. Smile for the camera. Share complaints only with someone who can do something about them. Rely on conventional wisdom.

(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 www.lindablack.com and www.nancyblack.com)