Horoscopes for Aug. 12, 2016
Birthdays: Cara Delevingne, 24; Casey Affleck, 41; Pete Sampras, 45; Peter Krause, 51.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Focus on the positives and let go of the negatives in your life. Learn from past experiences and be ready to say “no” to anyone trying to take advantage of you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): An investment you make will show promise, but that doesn’t mean you should spend beyond what you are able to risk. Romance should be a priority.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Giving someone an ultimatum will not work. Take care of what needs to be done on your own in order to avoid complaints, misdirection or setbacks.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Consider taking a new direction or trying something new and exciting. Changes at home will influence the way you work.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Arrange to get together with people you love or someone who encourages you to take on new challenges. Don’t let the past be a deterrent to chasing after your goals.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t take anything for granted. Do your best to accept the inevitable and keep moving forward.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You’ll feel better if you reach out and help someone. Don’t let ridicule stop you from following your heart.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Find a creative outlet or something you feel passionate about and give it your all. Love and romance are highlighted, and doing things that are out of the ordinary looks promising.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take one step at a time. Double-check everything you do, say or sign. Communication and travel will be troublesome.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Remain firm when dealing with red tape or institutions. Make your ideas and decisions crystal clear and do not deviate once you’ve set your plans in motion.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Look for any opportunity you have to use your skills. Don’t let anyone put you down or make you feel insecure. Positive changes are within your reach if you stay focused on what you want to do.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Anger will not solve problems, but it could lead to mishaps. Keep your mind on what you are doing or accidents will happen. Don’t let a disappointment slow you down.