Horoscope | August 25, 2017

Birthdays: Blake Lively, 30; Tim Burton, 59; Elvis Costello, 63; Sean Connery, 87.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): A change in your environment will leave you at odds about your next move. Give whatever situation you face time to settle before you make a decision that will change an important relationship with someone special.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): An unexpected situation will surface quickly. Refuse to get caught up in the moment.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Express your emotions openly and you will be able to bridge a gap that has been causing problems between you and someone you deal with regularly. Compromise will help you find common ground.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Partnership troubles will surface if you let your emotions take over. Get the facts and take time to digest the information.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Keep the momentum going. Stay on top of whatever job or responsibility you’ve been given until you finish.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Consider your current position and how you earn your living, but don’t let an incident push you to make an impulsive decision that could disrupt your cash flow.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep your life simple, be direct and don’t let your emotions take over. Someone will take advantage of your vulnerability if you are too open about the way you feel.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Hidden matters, secrets and personal information should be protected. Someone will be pushy and persuasive in order to get you to disclose matters that could make you look bad.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): An opportunity to get ahead professionally is apparent. Send out your resume or set up interviews.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Too much of anything will lead to distractions, mistakes and mishaps. Don’t trust anyone to take care of your responsibilities or personal affairs.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let others’ reactions deter you from following through with your plans. A personal contract you share with someone will be challenged.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t let anyone play on your emotions or talk you into making changes that aren’t going to help you get ahead.