YOUR WEEKLY HOROSCOPE
For Wednesday, Aug. 5 – Tuesday, Aug. 11
ARIES (March 21-April 19):
Assess a situation thoroughly before you share your opinion. An argument will make matters worse. Stay calm, distance yourself from drama and consider your options. Make plans to do something that brings you joy. A break from your everyday routine will help clear your head. Romance is in the stars and will enhance your personal life. Take care of matters that deal with government agencies, institutions or large corporations. Once you clear up a backlog, you’ll feel better about moving forward. Participating in a physical activity, fixing up your surroundings or doing something special with someone you love is favored.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20):
Take care of personal matters before someone intervenes or complains. Use your imagination, and you’ll come up with a solution to a problem that’s festering. Invest your time in personal gains, self-awareness and living up to your promises, and you will alleviate a stressful situation. Take better care of your physical and emotional well-being. An unusual offer will catch you by surprise. Do your due diligence before you decide to get involved with someone whose reliability is questionable. Leave the past behind; it’s time to move along. Take care of an emotional situation with charm as well as thoughtfulness.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20):
Enlist in something that is geared toward personal growth, learning or will help a worthwhile cause. Listen, but don’t be gullible. Gather facts, and come up with your plan. A change of attitude will point you in a new direction. Consider what you enjoy doing most, and find a way to turn it into a lucrative project. Refuse to let an emotional issue escalate. Being excessive will only take your mind off your troubles momentarily. Avoid mind games and manipulative situations. Focus on offering help or using your knowledge to bring about positive change.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Pay attention to the changes going on around you. Adjust rather than make a fuss. Offer peace and love, not discord. Spontaneity isn’t in your best interest, so before you decide to purchase something you don’t need or take a risk, weigh the pros and cons. If someone asks for help, offer guidance, not cash or physical assistance. A personal change this week will give you the boost you need to drum up enough confidence to take on a new challenge. A partnership looks promising. Don’t try to take something that doesn’t belong to you, or you will face resistance.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep busy. The less time you have to labor over what you aren’t happy about, the better. Work quietly by yourself until you are satisfied with the result you get. Learn from experience, and you will develop a unique plan that will encourage better relationships with your associates. A change in attitude at work or with someone you deal with daily will leave you in an awkward position. Consider the best way to proceed, don’t act in haste. You’ll have an impact on someone’s life if you make a kind gesture.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Stop fretting over something you can’t change, and put your effort into making an adjustment that will improve your life and your relationships with the people you care about most. Take physical action, pay attention, and ensure the job you do is flawless. Leaving responsibilities in someone else’s hands will lead to disappointment. Don’t let personal problems interfere with your productivity. Live up to your promises, pay attention to detail and avoid emotional interaction with someone who brings out the worst in you. Consider where your money comes from and how best to stay out of debt.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Be honest with yourself and others, and you’ll avoid a hostile environment that could end up costing you financially and emotionally. Get out and do something that puts a smile on your face. Dealing with children, creative endeavors and self-improvement will lift your spirits. Mull over your job description and duties before discussing your thoughts with someone who can influence your earning potential. It’s essential to know your worth before you negotiate your position. Plan to have some fun. Make unique plans with someone who brightens your day and brings out the best in you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): If you want to change, be the one to make it happen. Stop dreaming, and go after your goal. Expand and enlighten your mind; research what it will take to proceed. Emotions will surface. Don’t let an unexpected change someone makes disrupt your plans. Consider his or her motive, and make adjustments to counter any negative influence you foresee. Less talk and more action will be necessary when dealing with friends and relatives. Joint ventures will not turn out as planned. Do your own thing, and stick to a budget you can afford.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Check your papers, and you’ll discover the necessary changes before you proceed. Update documents. Don’t let debt consume you, and look for alternative ways to cut your costs. A positive change at home will lead to a better relationship with someone you love. Pay more attention to the people who contribute to your happiness and less to those who cause you grief. An emotional incident will surface from the past due to someone’s insinuations or meddling. Stand up for yourself and for those you love.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):
Make adjustments at home to accommodate something you want to pursue. A proposal will pique your interest and push you toward an investment that offers a healthier lifestyle. Consider what you do well and what you enjoy doing the most, and you’ll come up with a plan that will make your life more gratifying and less of a grind. Don’t let someone confuse you regarding the possibilities you’ve been contemplating. Get expert information to avoid being misled by someone looking out for his or her interests.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):
Don’t reveal secrets you have kept, or someone will take advantage of you by making an unexpected last-minute change that will upset your plans. Spend more time pampering yourself and those you love this week, and the payback will be gratifying. Personal improvements will lead to gains that will improve your life. A gesture someone makes toward you will confuse you. Do not to react in haste. Observation will shed light on the situation and put your mind at ease. An opportunity to make extra cash looks promising. Love, romance and children will enhance your life.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Get involved in something that moves you, and you will also find an opportunity that will change your life. Dealing with younger or older people will be insightful and humbling. Spend more time making accommodations at home that will help keep things running smoothly and deter complaints or criticism. An emotional issue should be addressed this week before it causes irreversible damage. Honesty and integrity will be a must if you want to bring about positive change. A unique solution will please everyone involved.