Horoscopes | Aug. 17, 2018

Birthdays: Austin Butler, 27; Tammy Townsend, 48; Donnie Wahlberg, 49; Robert De Niro, 75.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Participate in events that are geared toward networking. Mixing business with pleasure will help you build good relationships with people who can help you further your goals.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Change only what’s feasible. Refuse to let anyone convince you to attempt the impossible.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Love conquers all. Project a friendly demeanor and keep an open mind.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Try something different. Get involved in a cultural event or spend time with someone who can show you that you have choices if you are willing to make a couple of changes in your life.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotions will spin out of control if you disagree with someone you live or work with. Be willing to listen to all sides of an argument before you share your opinion.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Visit places you’ve never been or somewhere you go for inspiration. You will get a boost of creative energy that will help you bring about positive change.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take better care of your health and physical appearance. Now is not the time to let yourself go; it’s the time to update your look and improve your diet and fitness regimen.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Emotional situations will escalate quickly. Don’t make a fuss or get in the middle of someone else’s problem.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ve got the right idea, so follow through with your plans. Someone will pitch in and help, but be careful not to let anyone take credit for your creation.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A professional opportunity or a chance to raise your profile or gain status looks promising. Make the changes that will lead to greater happiness and security.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): No one knows better than you when enough is enough. Don’t feel pressured to do things you know aren’t good for you emotionally, mentally or financially.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Look for better ways to handle your assets, possessions or health. Doing the right thing and showing some discipline will help you maintain a level of success that will buy you the freedom required to ensure personal and spiritual growth.