TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (08/15/18). Family growth delights this year. Prioritize physical well-being and health. Your career could take an unusual twist. Summer dreams and visions inspire new directions with a partner before you step into the spotlight. Your physical vitality surges this winter. Love strengthens and inspires you. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Today is an 8 — It’s a good time for a significant conversation. Advance to the next level with a partnership. Your masculine and feminine sides balance.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — The pace quickens. Focus to avoid errors and accidents. Stifle aggression or impulsivity. Action gets results. Keep practicing your moves. Intellect and intuition agree.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Take action for love. Don’t let old fears or limitations stop you. Get out of your head, and talk to someone you trust. Creative negotiations win.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Apply elbow grease to domestic chores. Decrease clutter. Make repairs and upgrades. Prepare your place for a gathering. Home and family have your heart.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — You’re especially charming and clever. Untangle a misunderstanding. Use humor to diffuse any tension. Find what you need locally. Ask your network for recommendations.
VIRGO (Aug. 23Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Keep momentum and cash flowing. Consider investments for home and family. Look before you leap. Your past deeds speak well for you. Frugality pays off. LIBRA (Sept. 23Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — A disruption in your routine could shake your tree. Don’t give your opinion until it’s requested. Discover a silver lining to a seemingly dark cloud.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 6 — Let your thinking wander. Private contemplation can be especially productive. Keep a low profile, and maintain a mystery. Make plans, and review possibilities.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Keep practicing for a team effort. Listen to what others want. Prepare for a challenge. Friends make the crucial difference. Completion leads to advancement.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Cultivate your desire to lead. A professional test has your attention. Don’t make assumptions. Your view may be obscured. Listen to your team.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Explore your own neighborhood. Inexpensive can be good. Discover new flavors and cultural views without wasting time in traffic. Discover a new secret sauce.
PISCES (Feb. 19March 20) — Today is an 8 — Keep a cool head despite confusion or chaos. Track cash flow, and manage the budget. Adapt to changing circumstances. Choose local solutions for best value.