As of Tuesday, August 13, 2013
by Bernice Bede Osol
Challenges can be expected and change will be necessary in the coming months. Do your best by using your experience and knowledge to transform obstacles and negativity into positive learning experiences. Go at it with everything you’ve got.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Assumptions will lead to trouble. Put more effort into home improvements and getting things done under budget. Use your know-how and people skills to overcome adversity and complaints.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Lend a helping hand and you will receive something special in return. Relationships will improve if you make suggestions that will benefit everyone involved. You’re in a positive cycle in terms of asking for favors.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Apply for a new position that you’ve been eyeing and do your best to compliment others. You can make progress if you are willing to compromise and do your fair share. Excess will be your enemy.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — You will excel if you take action and follow through on your ideas. Let your actions speak for you. The aspects favor romance, whether new or rekindled.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Offer suggestions and find ways to satisfy what everyone else wants if it will help seal a deal or get you closer to your goal. Don’t let love stand between you and success.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Put your money where your mouth is. If you promise something, follow through. You can tie up loose ends and improve your position or reputation if you take swift, decisive action.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Don’t count on anything that isn’t signed, sealed and delivered. Observe what others are doing and saying before you commit to anything that may put you in a vulnerable position.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Go over your personal papers and you’ll find a way to turn an investment or a nascent idea into a profitable endeavor. Networking will lead to worthwhile partnerships.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Take care of your domestic responsibilities before taking off on an adventure. Seek out activities, conferences or events that will add to your knowledge and expertise.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Check out any pertinent rules and regulations before you begin a job. Plan a vacation — rejuvenation will do wonders for your outlook.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Use your skills and creativity to make improvements at home. The changes you make will allow you to take on an important cause with gusto and vitality.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Expand your interests and explore your options. Look into different philosophies, lifestyles and cultural backgrounds. Travel will promote love and fresh new ways to get the most out of life.