Daily Scope

Aug 31, 2016

     CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sara Ramirez, 41; Chris Tucker, 44; Zack Ward, 46; Richard Gere, 67.

Happy Birthday: Use past connections to get ahead now. Calling in favors and offering incentives will help you get what you want. Don’t let personal limitations deter you from doing your best. Producing what’s expected of you will also allow you to make personal changes that will ease your responsibilities and stress at home. Your numbers are 8, 12, 21, 26, 34, 38, 41.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep an open mind, but don’t buy into something that sounds too good to be true. Determine what’s important to you and find the best way to go about getting what you want. Don’t rely on others or let anyone take advantage of you. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Taking on more responsibilities will be limiting, but could also bring rewards. Dealing with children or handling other people’s money will give you a greater sense of what you would like to do professionally. Don’t be afraid to make a change. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Constructive criticism can help you avoid making a mistake. Problems with people who are a poor influence will arise. Don’t allow anyone to put you in a vulnerable position. Protect against loss, abuse and being used. Discipline will be required. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Taking part in a cause you believe in will change your opinion about someone. Do your homework, ask questions and don’t overreact. Be open to expanding your knowledge as well as your friendships. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You’ll be amazingly on target with your choices. Scan the Internet for alternatives to the way things are being done, and you will come up with solutions to problems that will impress your friends and colleagues. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You or someone close to you will experience an emotional revelation that will change the dynamics of your relationships. Explore your options before taking someone’s word as gospel. Questioning things is good, but acting out of fear is not. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Personal alterations will make you feel good about the way you look. A serious talk with someone you want to collaborate with will result in an opportunity to explore a new project and partnership. 4 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Trust in the people who have stood behind you in the past. Your ability to draw people together will be your saving grace. Leave time for romance and don’t forget to celebrate your victory with someone you love. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Let go of the past. If someone wants to reconnect, remember why you parted ways in the first place. Temptation, indulgence and emotional manipulation are all apparent. Keep your wits about you and your thoughts to yourself. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Back away from emotional manipulation. You will be better able to make quality decisions if you stay level-headed and refuse to let others intervene. A unique twist to the way you handle personal matters will pay off. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Not everything will be as it appears. Don’t make assumptions. A money matter needs to be addressed before you can take on more debt. Incorporate the ideas you have used successfully in the past to get ahead now. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Refuse to give in to uncertainty or pressure. Do your due diligence and get to the bottom of any situation you face. Not everyone you deal with will be honorable regarding his or her intentions. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are compassionate, adaptable and intuitive. You are well-rounded and proactive.