HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011: This year, you open up to change and new possibilities. Reach out for knowledge, different opinions and new ways of looking at issues. Many of you will travel; others will meet people who, by their very lifestyle, present a different perspective. If single, a friendship could become more. If attached, the two of you will socialize more, drawing you closer together. Cancer is loyal and nurturing. A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • Pressure builds, perhaps more because of your perspective than anything else. Your energy is so high, others might feel left behind.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • • Express the bottom line. Don’t settle for what doesn’t feel right. Detach but don’t toss yourself into another person’s problem.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • Indulge, but with wisdom. You easily could go overboard. Attempt not to spend as much right now, as you could be suppressing some upset that way.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • You might want to do something very different from in the past. Your anger might mount and cause a problem where you least expect it.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • The best action you can make is to pull back and take a much-needed timeout. Sometimes you gain a lot more insight by not being in your normal environment.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • A meeting could be more instrumental than you think. A strong male figure might push you. Handle this person’s energy with the knowledge that he cares.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • Pressure builds, and you react by being on the move. Is there a way of delegating or prioritizing? You might feel a lack of confidence from someone in your immediate circle.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • • Be willing to take a risk, even if you might feel a bit negative. Work first on your mental perspective. Your attitude could put you in a make-or-break situation.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • Knowing when to cut your losses could be very important. After a meeting, what you have been trying to avoid smacks you in the face.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • An associate might not stop harping on a situation until you acknowledge what is happening. Ask yourself if it would be easier to drop the game.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Listen well. Make a point of taking extra time with key people in your routine. Sometimes we don’t realize the importance of these connections.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • Your creativity flourishes. How you feel about a difficult person might need to be verbalized. This person needs to know your reaction.