Horoscopes: Aug. 9, 2016
Birthdays: Anna Kendrick, 31; Tyson Gay, 34; Hoda Kotb, 52; Gillian Anderson, 48.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t leave anything to chance. Focus on what’s important to you and make it happen. Take care of any situation that may pose a problem for you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t complain when you should be taking advantage of what’s available to you. Romance is featured, and getting out and socializing will encourage you to show off what you have to offer.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The less time spent discussing your plans, the easier it will be to get things done. Arguments can be avoided if you remove yourself from a bad situation.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Express your thoughts, but don’t argue with someone who doesn’t share your opinions. Romance is encouraged.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Show sensitivity when dealing with personal matters. Compromise now and you will get something you want later.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Do what’s best for you. Don’t allow anyone to take advantage of your need to help others.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Stand up for yourself. You need time to think about your personal life and the changes you need to make in order to find happiness.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Before you make any sudden moves, consider your feelings as well as those of others. It’s important to finish what you start.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t give in to someone who is trying to take advantage of you or coax you into doing something inadvisable. Look for a way that you can help others.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You have plenty of options and can take advantage of more than one. Don’t limit what you can do just because someone else doubts you. Enjoy the ride.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t give in to an emotional trick geared to derail your plans. Stick to what you want to accomplish and don’t make concessions for someone who is only interested in their own needs.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): State your desires and make plans to follow through. A money matter can be resolved if you are heartfelt in your pitch for help or expansion.