Aries (March 21-April 19): Love cannot immunize you against sadness and emotional pain, but it will make it much easier to bear.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): You’ve plenty of people around you who love you unconditionally and are excited to see you.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): If you were a flower, you wouldn’t be a rose with protective thorns to keep people from hastily plucking you up. You’d be a wildflower that grows where it wants.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): It’s hard to do things just for your own self-improvement. Do them anyway, if only to prove that you can.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): There’s no shame in leaving the party at 9:30 p.m. Once you’ve done what you set out to do, there’s no reason to stay. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Some endeavors are like the carnival that comes to town to delight you then takes its music and roller coasters to the next location. So what? Play the games; lose some money; ride the rides. It’s more fun than staying home!
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): To give your heart to another when you feel the impulse to do so might be the right choice. That doesn’t mean it will work out.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You so freely give your love to everyone who needs it. What about you? You need it, too.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Do you wonder why cold people gravitate to you? It’s because you’re fire and they sense they’ll be able to warm up around you.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Any attempt to control the uncontrollable will fall somewhere between laughable and futile. Let go.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): It will be your restlessness along with your enthusiasm that give meaning to your work and relationships.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): The damage we do over the course of a relationship can’t always be put right again. But the good news is, we can learn from that.
Today’s birthday (Aug. 12): To sum the world up in a word: magic. The spell is in this bit of knowledge: Most problems are caused inside the relationship with the self — a relationship that will be healed, nurtured and welltended during this solar return. With great daring and caring, you’ll help yourself become the hero of your own story. Capricorn and Aquarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 13, 22, 28, 1 and 18.