Horoscope: August 8, 2016
Birthdays: Roger Federer, 35; Joely Collins, 44; Keith Carradine, 67; Dustin Hoffman, 79.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Be aware of how long it will take to accomplish what you set out to do. Look at your choices, size up your situation and make a well-thought-out move.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Network your way into a better position by finding solutions to existing problems. Make sound proposals and work alongside the people who are most likely to pull their own weight.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Organizing your day will give you the time you need to re-evaluate what you should take responsibility for. Don’t go over budget, even if someone is pressuring you to spend money.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Your quick and practical approach to family matters and home improvements will spare you from being emotionally manipulated by others.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Work alongside the people who understand you and will encourage you to use your talents and show your strengths. Be a mover and a shaker.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Stand behind your actions and don’t worry about the complainers in the room. An unusual opportunity will allow you to do things differently and gain greater success.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take ownership of what you do. Don’t leave decisions or choices to someone else. Share your intentions and follow through with actions.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Think before you act. Don’t isolate yourself from a situation until you have exhausted all other possibilities. If you try hard, you will come up with an unusual solution.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t change your plans because someone backs out. Minor mishaps will occur if you let other people’s opinions lead you astray.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t feel responsible for someone else’s mistakes or problems. Offer suggestions, but don’t get too involved.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A chance to try something you’ve never done before will be inviting, but don’t let it cause problems in your personal life.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Question partnerships that seem to be holding you back. Anger will not solve matters, but making changes will.