Daily Scope

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017

THE LAST WORD IN ASTROLOGY 

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Anna Kendrick, 32; Tyson Gay, 35; Hoda Kotb, 53; Gillian Anderson, 49.

Happy Birthday: Shake things up a bit. A change will do you good. Look for new activities, projects and people to share new interests with. Expand your mind and bring new energy to the skills, services and attributes you have to offer. Create new goals and embrace new beginnings. Don’t be afraid to do things differently. Stand out and make an impression. Your numbers are 4, 11, 17, 21, 28, 33, 48.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Business and personal relationships should be handled carefully. You should aim to please, but not at the expense of giving up what’s important to you. Serious discussions will help you come to a solution as well as a decision. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take heed of what’s going on around you. Don’t feel compelled to keep up with someone who is recklessly plunging into unknown territory. It’s best to play it safe than to end up being sorry. Do your own thing. 4 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Physical activity will help ease stress. Don’t give anyone the benefit of the doubt. If something doesn’t add up, move on. Protect your emotions, your personal information and your reputation. Size things up and act accordingly. Home improvements are featured. 2 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Physical and mental improvements will result in greater confidence and an emotional revelation that will help you make a decision about a partnership you are considering. Live within your means and avoid people who are a poor influence. 5 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): An open mind will lead to positive changes. Create an opportunity to learn or to discover, and develop skills that will help you raise your income. Don’t buy into someone else’s plan when you should be investing in your own. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll be drawn into a situation at home if you or someone close to you is too demanding. Search for a way to please everyone. Sticking to a budget may be tough, but with a little ingenuity, good results will unfold. 3 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional matters will not be easy to conceal. Getting to the bottom of a situation will require trust and honesty. Be direct, but don’t share personal information regarding your passwords, finances or assets. Find out where you stand first. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Use your intelligence and common sense to navigate your way through any troubles that arise. An emotional plea will help you gain trust as well as favors from people you have associated with in the past. Reveal your feelings. 5 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions will interfere with your sense of clarity. Focus inward and concentrate on what you can do to improve your skills, knowledge and your position. Rely on your ability to gather information and tune out anyone who tries to manipulate you. 2 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Personal money matters, health issues and settlements will be masked with innuendoes that have no merit. Do your due diligence to ensure that you are not fleeced by someone who tries to take advantage of you. Protect your reputation and your assets. 4 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t give in to temptation or someone trying to persuade you to buy into a product or service that promises unlikely results. Trust in yourself when dealing with personal matters concerning a child or parent. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Confusion and uncertainty revolving around important relationships can be expected. Setbacks regarding travel or communication can be expected. Offer honesty in regard to how you feel and what you want to see happen. 3 stars

Birthday Baby: You are unique, creative and intuitive. You are energetic and progressive.

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