Aries (March 21-April 19): When you want a comparison, you tend to compare yourself with yourself. The trouble is, you’re a hard act to follow.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): Your mind can be a calculator, a map, a sleuth, a translator, a puzzle solver, a flashlight — and a sleeping pill if need be.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): What if your actions best represented your own needs, feelings and values instead of those of your loved one? Bring your attention back to yourself and an internal locus of control.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): How you treat people is the whole story. For you it’s not always about serving and pleasing, but it is always about respecting.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): The impulse to do something sneaky is not just
about the thrill of your quickening pulse. The impulse is also a sign of needs unmet in the current situation.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): People say that it’s not about the cards you’re dealt — it’s how you play them that matters. Today’s game will be tricky. You’ll prevail.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): Life can be strange and complicated. The romantic shades of love bring out the most extreme examples of this, which may cause you to wonder whether that kind of love is worth the trouble.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You’ll be zipping along today, moving in spite of your restraints or maybe even because of them. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21): In the past you felt it best to concede your power to another. That moment is passed. It is time to take your power back. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll treat possessions as living things, with respect for their purpose, attention to their maintenance and storage that honors their aesthetic value.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Before you leave the house, get centered on what you want. This will prevent you from needless wandering. You’ll be lucky today.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): This will be a sociable day in which your relationships run harmoniously.
Today’s birthday (Aug. 10): Relationships smooth out. In the months to come you’ll educate yourself and get a handle on changing what bothers you. In 2018 it’s about building something new in its place. A mentor will help you make a plan and execute it. Your lucky numbers: 9, 17, 8, 33 and 41.