Horoscopes for Aug. 1, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sarah Robles, 26; Sam Mendes, 49; Adam Duritz, 50; Robert Cray, 61.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Your progressive way of handling matters at work and at home will overpower anyone who stands in your way. Change may be what you crave, but before you decide to plunge ahead, consult with the people who will be affected by your decisions or expect to meet with opposition. Pleasing others will make your life and your plans much easier to execute.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Relying on someone else to do things will lead to disappointment. The more you take charge, the better you will feel and the more you will get in return. Networking will lead to an interesting encounter.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do what you can to help out in your community. Making suggestions and offering favors will put you in a good position for future prospects. Problems at home will develop if you are not moderate emotionally, financially and verbally.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Open up to what others have to say and make personal changes that will encourage you to take steps toward boosting your standard of living. Travel and social plans will lead to a positive emotional encounter.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional turmoil is apparent. Refrain from making changes that will disrupt your household or cause a rift with someone you love. Focus on self-improvement and developing your skills. Show compassion rather than criticism when dealing with others.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Travel and communication are highlighted. Interesting encounters with unusual people will result in an unexpected opportunity. Don’t limit what you can do because someone is demanding or insensitive to your needs. Follow your heart and make personal changes.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You may be heading into the weekend, but if you have a good idea for making extra cash, don’t let it go to waste. Put your thoughts into motion and draw on friends or relatives to help. Romance is highlighted.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let indecision take over. Consistency will ward off anyone questioning your ability. Beef up your knowledge and skills and take on responsibilities that show your capabilities. Now is not the time to let emotions stand between you and advancement.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Someone will overreact if you are too pushy. Concentrate on creative endeavors, but stay within a set budget. The changes you make at home will bring you closer to someone you love. Sharing will play a big role.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Invest, play games that challenge you, and make a point to have fun with friends and family. Making unexpected changes at home will turn out well and surprise someone you love. Money, health and legal matters will turn in your favor.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Keep your emotions in check even if you think someone is slighting you. The less reaction, the better you will do. The greatest satisfaction will come from being successful and getting ahead. Love is in the stars, and personal changes will be beneficial.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Going back to some of your past goals and ideas will help you move forward. You can develop a plan that will bring in more money or help you use your skills to advance. Money will come from an unexpected source.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Hard work, creativity and patience will pay off if you put your efforts into personal relationships and self-improvement. Don’t worry about things you can’t change when you should be pushing what you can. Your efforts will help to stabilize your financial situation.