Horoscope for October 22, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency

Today’s Birthday (10/22/15).

Fortune grows with thoughtful planning this year. Meditation, contemplation and review provide clarity. Make bold declarations. Produce results through communications and networking. Participate! New professional opportunities next spring rearrange personal priorities. Seeds you nurture cascade into a fruitful autumn. Balance work and health 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 7 — Wait on a final decision. Finish the research first. You can get the facts. Rest and review. Slow to avoid potential collisions. If you feel the weight of the world, ask for someone to stand with you.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Your influence is spreading. Accept a nice benefit. More work is required, and your team can handle it. Practice making respectful requests. Your popularity is on the rise. Check public opinion and participate in a bigger conversation.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — An unexpected professional development changes things. Provide leadership over the next few days. No stretching the truth now. Temporary confusion could rattle you if you let it. Friends make good coaches. A rising tide floats all boats.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Your wanderlust is getting worse today and tomorrow. Plan your itinerary and make reservations in advance. Adapt for changing working conditions. Manage your schedule carefully. Reserve your strength, and pack light. Simplicity saves time and energy.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Contribute to family finances over the next few days. Do the bookkeeping, maybe. Bring home the bacon. Avoid gambling. Stash resources. Make long-term plans. Sort, file and organize papers. Get to the bottom of a controversy.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Bounce ideas off your partner today and tomorrow. Contribute another perspective to each other. Compromise on priorities to move forward. Get multiple bids. Avoid assumptions. If you want to know something, ask. Good news comes from far away.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Don’t believe everything you hear. Get a second source. Stick to tested pathways. Put together a profitable deal that takes advantage of your experience and talents. Meticulous service keeps your customers satisfied. Fulfill (or reschedule) your promises.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — Hang out with someone you admire. Play with strong competitors to learn more. A delicious conversation could lead to romance. Relax and savor the moment. Linger to watch the sunset. Share your appreciations of each other.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 7 — Adapt to shifting circumstances. Get strong feedback from a test. Discuss research in private and put in corrections. Apply what you’re learning to a domestic project today and tomorrow. Mix up the recipe for something original.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Get your message out over the next few days. Choose your words carefully, or risk an unexpected reaction. Have answers for different scenarios and keep them up your sleeve. Hone your talking points. Let your feelings show.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 9 — You’re making money today and tomorrow. It’s profitable if you avoid spending it all. Stash some where you can’t get it. Pay bills and buy groceries. Don’t borrow or lend. Postpone giving your time away for free.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — You’re coming into your own, especially over the next few days. Assume responsibility. Ask probing questions to get to fundamental issues. Your partner helps. Make a logical case. Use your persuasive charms. Take charge of your destiny.

(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 Linda Black Horoscopes and www.nancyblack.com)