Horoscopes | Aug. 23, 2018
Birthdays: Jeremy Lin, 30; Kobe Bryant, 40; Scott Caan, 42; Shelley Long, 69.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can make a difference if you are clever about the way you help others. While assisting someone in need, one of your peers or a relative will make it possible to find a solution.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t give up when a couple of critical changes can get you back in the game. Strive for perfection, and be open to suggestions.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take note what others are doing, but don’t share too much about your plans. If you are too revealing, someone will take advantage of you.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Emotional stress will lead to ill health. Ease your stress by getting involved in something that brings you joy.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Excessive behavior will cause worry. Whether it’s you who is overreacting or someone close to you, it’s better to step back and rethink the best way to handle a situation that can alter your living standard if handled improperly.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A change will do you good. Get out and meet new people, take a course or pick up skills that will help you change direction.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep the peace, regardless of what others do or how they react. Use your charm and diplomacy to keep things moving forward.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Take pride in what you do. Look out for close friends and relatives. A change will strengthen important relationships.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Change will take place if you let your emotions take over. Keep your opinions to yourself, and avoid getting involved with people who tend to be pushy or excessive.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Be a leader and bring about change. How you handle your money, health and legal matters will result in a better future.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Share your thoughts and be willing to listen to suggestions. Setting a budget will help you avoid getting talked into spending more than you can afford.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Emotions will be difficult to control when dealing with people you are helping or working alongside. Look for opportunities that allow you to secure your position and be rewarded for your input and ability.