Your Official 2017 Horoscope: Is This Your Year of Buena Suerte?

We all live for that moment every year when Walter Mercado boldly graces our televisions with his psychic predictions. 
Allow me, Tatianna Tarot, an Afro-Latina tarot reader, to provide some insight for the upcoming year. According to my forecast, 2017 will be the year of gamechanging and self-reinvention. Will this be your year of good fortune, money and love? Scroll through to see how 2017 will treat you based on your zodiac sign. 

1. Capricorn

High Priestess + Page of Swords + 3 of Wands
Your inner guidance and intuition are the strongest they have ever been. Instead of over-analyzing everything and over-preparing, in 2017 you will be calmer in your ability to trust and direct your path. The Page of Swords makes you level-headed and straightforward in its capacity to develop healthy ideas and plans. You will receive many innovative ideas that will provide real breakthroughs in your life. Be on your toes for any flashes of insight, creative visions or information that may catch your eye, as they can all lead to extraordinary opportunity. The 3 of Wands will bring you to places you’ve never been before, allowing you to access greater possibilities than in the past. Be bold in setting an example for others and exceeding your expectations. This year will allow you to gain perspective on your life on a holistic level, bringing spiritual and emotional clarity and peace.

2. Aquarius

The Magician + Knight of Wands + 3 of Cups
The Magician makes you unstoppable. Anything that you can conceptualize with your mind and heart is all within reach in 2017. This year is about making it happen for yourself, no excuses. You committed to doing what it takes with your immediate resources, and you won’t take “no” for an answer. With this energy and sense of conviction, anything you want to create is at your disposal. The Knight of Wands brings the element of foreign travel and immediate changes. Not only will you be able to experience the results you’ve been working toward, but you will feel incredibly confident and magnetic, fearless on taking risks and being spontaneous along the way. Use your charm to your advantage this year and be open to life-changing experiences. The 3 of Cups brings a large celebration your way this year. This can represent the culmination of a long project you’ve been working on, the announcement of birth, wedding or proposal. Know that you will be rewarded for your courage, and all the positive news you’ve been waiting for will make its way to you this year.

3. Pisces

The Lovers + Page of Pentacles + 5 of Swords

The Lovers will make you feel unconditional love for yourself, and this radiates strongly out into the world around you. This year will bring the love that you are deserving of, on so many levels. Expect ease and effortlessness in attracting what you need into your life. You are more balanced than you have ever been and can anticipate things to gravitate to you quickly as a result. The Page of Pentacles brings in new streams of wealth, either a new career path or more income. It will get plans in motion, allowing you to make realistic moves toward success. This year, you need to trust your instincts and know that everything will be delivered to you. Focus on your progress and not the power struggles and competitions of others as shown by the 5 of Swords. The only one you should be competing with is yourself.

4. Aries

The Hierophant + Page of Pentacles + 3 of Swords

The Hierophant demonstrates that you are ready to break tradition and take authoritative control over your life. You are taking the lead and directing others with your vision and expectations. This year holds a spiritual importance for you because it will be expanding your awareness of the world and yourself as well. You can find yourself spiritually committed to a practice that allows you to deepen your meaning of the world and to make sense out of your life. The Page of Pentacles will find you feeling more secure and grounded, fueling your ability to stick to your commitments and increase your personal prosperity. The year 2017 will find it easy for you to manifest any intentions that you have, as opposed to 2016, where the 3 of Swords could have caused you difficulty in balancing out any emotional strains. Any emotional blockages and pain from the past will be healed, as you are now ready to move forward with your life and implement some real changes that allow you to focus on yourself first.

5. Taurus

7 of Cups + Page of Swords + The Tower

The 7 of Cups will bring you an abundance of ideas and visions that entertain your mind. These are all possibilities regarding where your life can go and where your ambitions lie as long as you are organized and dedicated to your aspirations. You can create high waves by developing a simple mental strategy and sticking to it daily. Taurus is all about stability, and 2017 promises the rewards of all your desires as long as you can remain on track and not get mentally overwhelmed. The Tower brings harsh truth to your doorstep, exposing what has been repressed and allowing you to gain the truth you've always wanted finally. It may cause a sudden and unexpected change in your life, but welcome it in, because it grants you the space to conjure what you are envisioning with the 7 of Cups. Don’t be afraid of what you cannot control, and take advantage of what you can.



6. Gemini

Page of Swords + The Hierophant + 6 of Swords

Keep a sharp eye on what can make you advance this year. There will be information flying at you from every direction, clearing up any confusion and exposing what is hidden. This is the year of clarity and truth. Before making any important decisions, take a moment to analyze all the facts. The Page of Swords will have you mentally sharp, able to see through illusion and read between the linesuse this to your advantage. The Hierophant predicts a year of a significant spiritual value and importance. You will be tapping into your personal power in a way that you have not before. It's your time to invent new rules and traditions for yourself that are more fitting for the identity that you’ve developed. The 6 of Swords reveals that emotional battle and struggle is on its way to being healed. You are en route to a better place within yourself, and although you may not know what lies ahead, trust that 2017 will welcome an opportunity to get reacquainted with your inner peace and strength.

7. Cancer

6 of Cups + The Emperor + Page of Swords

The 6 of Cups will have the world bending at your disposal, granting you unexpected blessings and gifts that you have worked hard for. It is the feeling of comfort and stability as if you are where you need to be. You can relax this year and indulge in your inner child, allowing yourself to enjoy fun activities and pleasures that you may have held back from in 2016. The Emperor puts you in a position of strong leadership, but not without discipline and a sense of inner control. There are sacrifices to be made this year to access your best, but it is worth it if you truly believe in yourself. The Page of Swords will bring assets your way that you can take advantage of and grow from— allow your curiosity to take the best of you and see what you are made of. Visualizing “as if” is a great tool for you this year; as you think, you shall become. Align yourself with your truth, and you will be reaching all the dreams you’ve envisioned for yourself.

8. Leo

10 of Swords + The Star + Page of Wands
The 10 of Swords can have you feeling as if there is nowhere to go but up. It can denote a sense of powerlessness imbued by fate in 2016. Many sacrifices had to be made; however, 2017 is the year of profound recovery and healing. The Star will place you in the right place at the right time. It’s important to follow the serendipitous signs. If you feel right then follow those instincts because they will lead you exactly where you need to be. This year will bring you immense hope in the future, mostly because you have faith in yourself. Look forward to the success that is being created for you, just because you cannot see it at the moment, doesn’t mean that things are not happening behind the scenes. The Page of Wands brings about the element of expansion and adventure into your life; this year is about doing what you have not and facing your fears. Be innovative and find new ways to express yourself wholeheartedly. You may find yourself going in an entirely different direction than what you anticipated. Stretch your limits and believe that you will be given along the way. You’d be surprised at how quickly things fall in your favor.

9. Virgo

King of Wands + 4 of Wands + 4 of Cups
This is the year to develop brilliant projects and to expand on your artistic abilities in a profitable way. There are no limits except for the ones that you create for yourself, and the King of Wands cannot be stopped because he is perpetually inventing new ways to make his mark into the world. Why stay in a bubble when you can impact the world? The 4 of Wands brings closure and success to youprepare for praise and celebration regarding your journey. You will be well respected for your passionate efforts and will rise as a natural leader in your craft. Don’t hide your shine; flaunt it. The phenomenal news will be making its way to you, as you break free from hesitation and unhappy circumstances that have held you back. All resources will be readily accessible to you this year, especially if you have the mindset to back up your will and momentum. The 4 of Cups reminds you to be on your toes; life will only work for you if you do. Be mindful of being disengaged or distracted from your goal. So much is within your reach. Don’t lose track of your goal.

10. Libra

Knight of Wands + 7 of Pentacles + 6 of Wands
This is the year for you to risk anything without fear or doubt. You will land your mark because you’ve been calculating your landing for some time — success is inevitable. Your charm and magnetism are truly the factors that make you victorious, as long as you believe in it. What was once stalled will now accelerate in your favor. Prepare for attention, action and work. The beauty is that you may already come prepared with your routine, which allows you to see the results immediately, rather than having to figure your way toward it. You are open toward new networks, strategies and risks that can push you out of your comfort zone and make you feel useful and powerful. The 6 of Wands guarantees that 2017 is the year of winning. You have more confidence than you ever had before because you know what you can bring to the table. And you will deliver.

11. Scorpio

7 of Swords + 8 of Wands + 3 of Cups
This is not the year to shy away from the responsibility you are pulling toward you with your intentions. The 7 of Swords illustrates your independence; however, should you make this move, be confident in taking this direction— don’t look back. Be honest with your strengths and know that you are capable of handling what flies your way with enough structure and by taking small steps along the way. The 8 of Wands anticipates rapid action, and what you’ve been working toward can now have a successful ending. This year will provide more meaningful connections and experiences for you to indulge in. Expect to learn a great deal while making moves. The energy is intense so don’t get caught up in feeling overwhelmed — ride the wave until you arrive. The 3 of Cups will find you supported by an active community. Don’t be afraid of relying on outside help and connecting with like-minded individuals to make it to the top with. This year brings celebration and happiness overall.

12. Sagittarius

10 of Wands + 9 of Wands + 8 of Swords
You’ve been working every bone in your body to see results, and 2017 is the year that provides them. The struggle is over, and you will find that it will be a much easier ride than anticipated. The 10 of Wands reveals effort, struggle and possibly resistance, but the New Year brings much more engaging energy. Don’t resist your blessings: the 9 of Wands can illustrate hesitation and apprehension, a distrust that things can't indeed go your way, but this is far from the truth. If you expect the worse, then chances are you will create that dynamic for yourself. Keep on with your pace and project your best energy forward. The 9 of Wands can also reveal perseverance and overcome the worst of obstacles if you remove yourself from your way. If you are unsure of where to turn, trust that every second is a new opportunity to regain faith in your ability to direct yourself and to trust your internal guidance. The 8 of Swords won’t have you waiting for outside help. This year demands that you know how to command your power and direct it toward improvement and progression. You don’t need to understand everything that is happening around you, just know what direction your heart wants to take and follow.