Horoscopes for Aug. 17, 2016
Birthdays: Dustin Pedroia, 33; Donnie Wahlberg, 47; Sean Penn, 56; Robert De Niro, 73.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Deal with the things that are stopping you from fulfilling your dreams. Reconnect with someone who can help you find a new outlet for the skills and services you have to offer.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your creative imagination will lead you to solutions as well as opportunities to show off what you have to offer. Taking on a new hobby is encouraged.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Temptation will be hard to resist. Consider what you will miss out on if you fail to put in the effort required to be successful.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You can bring about a host of positive changes if you make plans and oversee every detail. A partnership will play an important role.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Rely on firsthand information if you take on a challenge. Staying on top of things will be the difference between winning and losing. Don’t ignore your gut feeling.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Take a break and go have some fun. Connect with others and make new friends by being a participant. Pamper yourself or purchase something that will lift your spirits.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Your energy and enthusiasm will help you win favors and boost your reputation. A chance meeting will promote a positive change in your current direction.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Someone will share ideas with you that will stir your imagination. You may face a negative response from your colleagues.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep an open mind, but don’t feel like you have to follow the crowd. Be patient, especially when dealing with matters pertaining to travel or educational pursuits.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Take care of situations pertaining to money, health and legal matters. An open dialogue will help you decide what your next move should be.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Let your actions speak for you. Encourage others to follow suit and work diligently to bring about positive changes at work or at home.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Rethink each step you take before you engage in something that can cause isolation or loss. A partner is best treated as an equal.