Horoscopes | Aug. 21, 2018

Birthdays: Hayden Panettiere, 29; Usain Bolt, 32; Carrie-Anne Moss, 51; Kim Cattrall, 62.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Before you step into unknown territory, consider doing a little research. Ask questions and find out if you have the knowledge, experience and qualifications to surpass whatever test comes your way.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get involved in discussions that will lead to change, and follow through with your plans. Not everyone will be happy with your decisions, but do what suits you.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your flirtatious nature will not go over well with someone who wants time alone with you. Get your priorities in order and be honest regarding your intentions.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Recapture your past by reconnecting with someone you haven’t seen in a long time. Memories will encourage you to pick up hobbies or activities that you used to enjoy.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): An unexpected change will disrupt your day. Accept the inevitable and proceed with caution.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ve got what it takes to bring about the changes you’ve been contemplating. Educational pursuits, meetings and networking will help you connect with people who inspire you to follow through with your ideas.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll face opposition at home or while dealing with older relatives or children. Don’t overreact when patience and positive input will encourage others to see things your way.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Before you implement change, price out the cost involved and consider if your plan is realistic. Someone with experience will offer insight into how to move forward.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): How you present yourself to others will make a difference when it comes to advancement. Invest time and money in your appearance as well as your skills.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A personal change will do you good. If you aren’t happy with the way you look, it’s up to you to do something about it.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t lose sight of your dreams. Speak up if you have questions.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Helping others will lead to benefits. Offer suggestions and assistance, and make it clear what you expect in return.