Horoscopes for July 18, 2014
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Chace Crawford, 29; Kristen Bell, 34; Vin Diesel, 47; Wendy Williams, 50.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: Don’t let discord lead you down the wrong path this year. Pick and choose your course of action based on what’s best for you and what will bring you the greatest security. Accept the changes going on around you and move on. Don’t waste time fighting a losing battle when you can accomplish so much more doing your own thing.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t start a fight or overreact to what’s going on around you. Back up and rethink your strategy. You are better off doing something that will tire you out. Making an impulsive move or decision will lead to regret. Focus on self-improvement.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Keep personal information a secret. Be careful when dealing with financial, legal or government institutions. Keep busy and steer clear of anyone who tends to make you angry. Take an interesting course or day trip.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Offer suggestions and hands-on help, and you will motivate others to get involved and pitch in as well. Greater opportunities will come your way thanks to your charm and take-charge attitude. Good fortune will come from an unusual source.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional struggles might be caused by unexpected changes. Do your best to remain calm and stay out of the line of fire. Problems at work and with partnerships must be handled with diplomacy to avoid mishaps and regrets.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your gung-ho approach to work will make an impression on someone who can influence your life personally or professionally. Show off your skills and make unique changes that will bring about improvements. Show compassion by sharing your emotions.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Budget for an unexpected expense. Impulse purchases must be avoided. Look for new ways to bring in more cash. A suggestion made by one of your peers should be considered. An unusual partnership will take you by surprise and enhance your future.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional ups and downs will dominate your day. Patience will be required to avoid a disagreement with a partner or someone at work. Back away from anyone trying to bully you. Creativity will be your best outlet.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Stay within budget and think realistically when it comes to projects at work or at home. Use your ingenuity and do the work yourself. You can stabilize your financial situation if you cut corners. Love is on the rise.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make plans to do something fun, but stay within your budget. Getting involved in a community project will allow you to show off your expertise and drum up attention. A change at home will turn out better than anticipated.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Problems will arise while traveling or if you get into a discussion with someone you’d prefer not to deal with. Stick close to home and avoid situations that could lead to a physical mishap. Take a break and relax; it will do you good.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Initiate the changes you feel will get you back on track and help you move on to bigger and better opportunities. Concentrate on saving, not spending, and you will ease your stress and feel better about your future.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A last-minute change will disrupt your plans. Be prepared to carry on regardless of what others do. Love is highlighted, and romance will help improve your personal life. Fix up your living space to suit your current needs.