Horoscopes for Aug. 21, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Usain Bolt, 28; Alicia Witt, 39; Carrie-Anne Moss, 47; Kim Cattrall, 58.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: If you focus on alternative ways to save, cut corners and use your skills more diversely, a positive change to your financial situation will occur. Get out and do more with friends and reconnect with people you have worked with in the past and new opportunities will be encouraged. Take care of your health and personal interests. Love is highlighted.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Avoid complaints by getting your responsibilities out of the way early. Expand your plans to include a little poking around in the stores or getting together with a friend or lover. Last-minute arrangements will lead to an exciting adventure.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Make your home base as comfortable as possible. A couple of changes that coax you to sit back and relax will do you good and ease your stress. Don’t let the little things get to you. Compromise will help you avoid an argument.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Offering help is fine, but don’t be fooled by someone taking advantage of your good nature. Put more effort into home, family and your personal relationship with someone who means a lot to you, and you will improve your life.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don’t get all worked up over nothing. Stick to whatever task you’ve been given and don’t stop until you reach your goal. Taking a different approach to the way you handle someone at home will bring better results.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Personal secrets must only be shared with someone you trust implicitly. Change is overdue but must be done practically. Protect your health and your finances. Too much of anything will work against maintaining your standard of living. Love is highlighted.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take in whatever information is offered. Let your intuition guide you where partnerships are concerned. Listen carefully and speak from the heart. A decision you make regarding where you live will affect your financial future.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Refuse to let anyone stifle your plans. You can contribute a lot to a group that will appreciate what you have to offer. An interesting offer can lead to positive personal and professional changes. Romance will improve your life.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take things one step at a time. Too much too fast will lead to loss. Keep life simple and live within your means. Problems at work must be kept to a minimum. Overreacting will result in an unexpected turn of events. Use your intuition.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Follow your heart and your instincts, not what someone tells you. You are likely to be misinterpreted or given false information if you aren’t precise and do your own research. Focus on contracts, health and financial matters.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t let the unexpected throw you off your game. Concentrate on what needs to be done and move forward professionally. It’s how you handle matters that will catapult you into a better position. Don’t let personal matters hold you back.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Talk openly, but don’t let anyone convince you to take on more. You have to trust in your judgment and move forward at your own pace. A change in the way you handle others will set the stage for better days to come.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Engage in events that bring you in touch with youngsters or people you feel affectionate toward. You can build a stronger relationship and ensure that you have the support and backup you need when you move forward with personal plans.