For Wednesday, Aug. 24
Those with birthdays today: More than ever, you might not understand the people around you this year. As a result, you often take others' comments personally. You also have a tendency to worry and fret, making mountains out of molehills. Learn to detach and look at life from others' points of view. Travel, or perhaps more education, workshops or a foreigner helps your mind open up. If you are single, don't count on a relationship being long-term until the two of you date through the four seasons. This person could be very exciting or different. If you are attached, plan a dream trip together - perhaps a second honeymoon. TAURUS pushes your mind to break past rigidity.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
Aries (March 21-April 19)
*** Your more possessive streak emerges, and others could misunderstand where you are coming from. An expense might surprise you, but you have the ability to make a lot of money as well. Tonight: Your treat.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
***** You have a way that surprises others. Friendships help pave the way to your goals. Adjust your thinking to incorporate changes. A mix-up will be straightened out. Tonight: Make the first move.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
** You might be unusually off, confused or have difficulty understanding where others are coming from. Your strong drive needs to be tamed for now. Tonight: Early to bed.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
**** News from a distance could twist plans or turn your day topsy-turvy. You need to gather others together. Suggestions from a dominant friend or a male friend need to be listened to. Tonight: Zoom in on what you want.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
**** Take the lead in a project. Meetings do not work, except those held individually. Get as many facts as you can to back your position. Tonight: You know how to play lead actor well.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
***** Your willingness to look beyond the obvious could make the difference between success and failure. Curb a tendency to worry rather than take a risk. You might need to get feedback. Tonight: Rent a movie.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
***** Work with one specific person. The independent stance can make a difference with a project. You will have a tendency to skip from one item or thought to another. Tonight: Add a touch of romance to your life.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
**** You can twist and turn or manipulate as much as you want, but others hold the cards. Emphasize the positive, adding your unique point of view. A romance or a child could surprise you. Tonight: Say yes.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
**** You seem to be all work and no play. You are determined to get a job done. Confusion surrounds a higher-up, parent or must appearance. Tonight: Get some exercise in order to clear your mind.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
**** You might want to investigate a different approach or a suggestion that proves to be most creative. A partner or associate might have his or her facts and figures confused. Tonight: Add more fun to your life.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
*** Domestic matters, family and real estate might preoccupy your attention. If you can take a personal day to handle demands, do so. Tonight: Evaluate a cost, expenditure or purchase. Do some price-comparing.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
***** You might want to express your views strongly. Others could be confused and touchy. You might want to get away from someone who cannot or will not work. Tonight: Chat up a storm.