Horoscopes for Aug. 12, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Casey Affleck, 39; Rebecca Gayheart, 43; Pete Sampras, 43; Peter Krause, 49.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Take a different approach regarding money, medical and legal matters. Starting the process to change what you do or where you reside will bring renewed hope. Stabilize your situation at home by tying up loose ends to make room for new beginnings. Keeping life simple and within your means will eliminate stress and position you for a brighter future.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take pride in what you do and finish what you start. Participating in events that include your peers will bring good results and build strong alliances. A change in position is apparent if you share your thoughts and ideas.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stand up to whatever opposition you face. A change may be required if you want to get ahead. Letting anyone stand between you and your success will lead to regrets. Let your intuition guide you and call in favors.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Learn from the experts and your own experience to bring about changes at home or at work that will make you feel good about your accomplishments. Discuss your intentions with those most affected by your decisions.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Accepting change will be required. Use your skills wisely and take whatever time required to improve what you have to offer. Keeping up with the times will make a difference to how successful you will be in the future.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take care of responsibilities without making a fuss. A joint money matter will raise emotional issues that are best addressed before the situation escalates. Good fortune is within reach if you are willing to accept and incorporate change.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Stick to facts. If you deviate from the truth, someone will question you. Plan your actions transparently and you will receive support rather than opposition. A responsible attitude will give you more leeway to do as you please.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make plans for the future. Indulge in events that will bring you in contact with interesting people who can help you further your interests. A partnership will bring positive changes to your life. Think big and take a leap of faith.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Unusual changes to the way you live are favored as long as you don’t go overboard. Stick to a good nutritious diet and refrain from taking on too much at once. Take advantage of opportunities that require discipline.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Look at the big picture and see how you can manipulate the opportunities that head your way without jeopardizing what you already have. You’ll have to walk a fine line when it comes to truth and emotional encounters.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Rely on your practical, no-nonsense approach to life, love and happiness and you will succeed. The energy and effort you put into your work will result in greater recognition and job security. Love and romance are highlighted.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Handle your relationships with others carefully. You have a lot to gain if you are open about what you are willing to contribute. Don’t allow anyone to guilt you into something that will take away from your success. Embrace change and you will succeed.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Indulge in something unique and different. The way you handle money matters, contracts or legal proceedings will determine your future fortune. You don’t have to be aggressive, but you do have to wield an authoritative attitude. Clear thinking and creative solutions are favored.