Horoscopes for Aug. 15, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Jennifer Lawrence, 24; Joe Jonas, 25; Carl Edwards, 35; Ben Affleck, 42.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Opportunities will open up, but deciphering which one to embrace will not be easy. Refrain from taking the path that will tax you mentally, physically or financially. Learn as you go, and rely on past experience to kick in if something doesn’t feel right. Let your intuition protect you from making an impetuous move. Protect your interests and your well-being.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Personal changes, self-improvement projects and having fun with friends and family will brighten your day. You’ll be privy to news that will help you make a decision regarding a relationship or change in your living arrangements. Romance is in the stars.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t feel the need to share personal secrets. Taking on too much responsibility will leave you feeling overwhelmed. Complaining will make you look bad. Say little, do a lot and you’ll protect your reputation. Indulgence must be avoided.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Make travel plans. You’ll make new friends and discover new and exciting pastimes. Learn from the experience you encounter with one of your peers and refuse to make the same mistake twice. A change will do you good. Love is on the rise.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t feel the need to offer assistance or you will be taken for granted. Consider the responsibilities you already have and make plans to do something that will bring you greater joy. Make changes that benefit you, not someone else.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Added discipline and your charismatic appeal will lead to the success you desire. The changes you make now will not make everyone in your life happy, but follow your heart and engage in what suits you best. Love is highlighted.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take care of money matters and make changes that will help stabilize your position with institutions you do business with. Refuse to let anyone put you in a compromising position. If you are fully prepared, you will avoid setbacks.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Someone from your past will have an impact on your life. Don’t hesitate to make contact or ask questions about someone’s whereabouts. Short trips will prove to be advantageous regarding a relationship with someone special.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take one step at a time and be very careful about what you say and how you handle others. You are best to stick close to home and to work on projects that have the potential to help you out financially.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take control where financial, legal or medical issues are concerned. The effort you make and the changes you push for will help improve your standard of living and the degree of satisfaction and happiness you achieve.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Joint ventures won’t pay off. Invest in your future and your surroundings. Making improvements will ensure that you add value to your assets. A partnership is likely to face emotional discord if you try to take back something you already offered.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll appear to have plenty of options. Assess what’s actually being offered before you take a chance based on what someone tells you. Good fortune can be yours if you are well informed and prepared to take over.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You will surprise everyone with your unique plans. Your flare for drama will capture attention, but you are best to make sure you have your facts straight before you make promises you may not be able to deliver.