Horoscopes for Aug. 19, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Tammin Sursok, 31; Matthew Perry, 45; John Stamos, 51; Bill Clinton, 68.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: You have a lot to offer and can make a difference if you indulge in causes that will improve your community, surroundings or standard of living. Your sensitivity toward others will buy you favors and popularity. Trust in what you know and the skills you have mastered. Honest communication followed by precise action will be your best bet this year.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You may feel like socializing or going out and having fun, but before doing so, get your responsibilities out of the way. Love is in the stars and good fortune can be yours if you avoid unnecessary indulgences.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take care of unfinished personal responsibilities at home before someone complains. A personal partnership will go through some ups and downs that will be unnerving. Accepting the inevitable will help you see the benefits that come with change.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Detail and precise explanations will help you avoid being misinterpreted. Bring about change that will help you make personal improvements. Refuse to let someone you work with goad you into an argument. Play to win, but incorporate diplomacy and facts into your game plan.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You will have to use discipline to ensure that you don’t let anyone bully you into an uncompromising position. Put greater effort into honing your skills and mastering whatever task you are given. Dedication and loyalty will play in your favor.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Explore the possibilities open to you. A change in your beliefs, lifestyle or surroundings will be beneficial and encourage you to meet people from interesting backgrounds. Don’t limit what you can do due to someone’s lack of adventure.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Check out whatever everyone around you is doing and saying. You will be misrepresented if you let someone speak for you. Put pressure on anyone trying to take over or control the outcome of a situation that will affect your position or reputation.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Call in favors. Talk to people you have worked with in the past about new opportunities or business partnerships. If you are passionate about your ideas and plans, you will encourage others to join your cause. Love is on the rise.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your concern with work and reaching your goals will cost you personally. Someone will feel neglected and is likely to overreact or indulge to get your attention. Make an effort to tend to personal responsibilities to avoid discord.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may want to jump feet-first into an adventure or a personal alteration, but make sure the information you have received is accurate before you take a leap of faith. Misunderstandings are apparent. Protect your assets and possessions.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can make a difference to the outcome of a situation if you lend a helping hand to someone you know through work. Your dedication and loyalty will win you points. Don’t jeopardize your position or let anyone take credit for your work.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Someone will try to impress you. Check out the logistics of any information you receive. Keep private or personal information a secret until you feel comfortable with the situation or the people you encounter. Love is highlighted.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take on more responsibility if it will help you secure your financial, legal or contractual position. Only share information that you feel will contribute to your advancement. Someone appears to have an ulterior motive.