Horoscopes for October 9, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday

(10/09/15). Your thoughtful plans will have a good outcome this year. Meditate, contemplate and create. Discipline with communications and publishing pays satisfying dividends. Springtime professional discoveries make personal dreams possible. An inspiring, peaceful phase over late summer restores you before a busy autumn. Care for family and home with love.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.


(March 21-April 19) — Today is a 9 — It’s easier to resolve creative misunderstandings now that Mercury is direct. Communications barriers dissolve. Good news comes from far away. The end of a project is near. Keep up momentum, and do what needs to be done.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — It’s easier to play the game, with Mercury direct. Logistics fall together. Assume responsibility. Opposites attract. There’s no pleasing everybody, though. Question authority. Family comes first. You can get whatever you need. Find the perfect deal.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Exploration calls. It’s easier to learn, now that Mercury’s direct. Creative efforts take a leap forward. Friends spur you to action. A previously hidden door presents new options. Water helps you think clearly. Make a persuasive case for love.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 9 — Communication gets easier. Launch projects now that Mercury’s direct. Use charm and persuasion. Successes come through your own efforts, despite the impulse to run. Say what you’ve been holding back. You’re plenty busy … streamline routines and get support.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 9 — This could be a lucky break. Traffic flows with greater ease, with Mercury direct. A brilliant discovery leads to a new plan. Keep it practical. Avoid distractions and silly arguments. Push boldly forward. Choose, and take action.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — You gain clarity on the job. Wait to hear what’s wanted before trying to provide it. Avoid wasted effort and distractions. Compromise. Unity comes easier now that Mercury’s direct. Money and travel flow. Align the team and go.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — You and a partner can resolve a previously-stuck issue, with Mercury direct. Lines of communication clear. Speak from your heart. Don’t hold back! The genuine truth is best. Create new possibilities. Articulate promises and schedule them.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — Be practical. Advance by using old methods and pathways. There’s less confusion at work, with Mercury direct. Push to gain more authority. Work quickly but carefully. A rush job preempts scheduled programming. Avoid provoking jealousies. Full speed ahead.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — A glass ceiling is dissolving. Long-distance connections come together. It’s easier to travel, launch and get your message out, with Mercury direct. Change your tune. Confirm feelings by asking questions. They love you. Leave misconceptions behind.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — It’s easier to advance group projects. Brainstorming is more productive, with Mercury direct. Address an uncomfortable situation head on. Begin a fresh page. Discover new footing. Negotiations go well. Friends are there for you.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — New income opportunities open, with Mercury direct. Go for the big prize. Assume authority. Go ahead and make a purchase. Group membership pays off newly. They support your efforts. Don’t be intimidated. Ask for help.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Work for a vision. A barrier to your objective is dissolving. Words and traffic flow better, with Mercury direct. Career is highlighted, and a move is possible. Watch for hidden agendas. Avoid backtracking. Toss the superfluous. Go.