August 1-7: This week you need to use your mind in accomplishing something. Achieve through your intellectual abilities or communication skills. Creative imagination and role playing come easily now. You enjoy charades, movies, theater or other entertainment.
August 8-15: This week's tone is lighthearted. Do whatever makes you laugh. Be casual, carefree and have a good time. Questions of right versus wrong or your expectations for your partner become a focus. Balance, compromise and humor are called for.
August 16-23: Established routines flow smoothly, as you hone your skills toward even more efficiency. You enjoy your accomplishments. You may have to decide how much to be a friend and act as a peer versus a person who wields power and authority.
August 24-31: An opportunity for partnership comes your way. You can build a strong, sharing connection. Being involved with upright, principled people is more important than usual this week. Spend time with individuals whom you respect highly.
August 1-7: You gravitate toward fascinating people, scintillating conversations and fun. Don't be afraid to play the entertainer, host or hostess. Your thinking may seem very scattered, as you try to absorb too much information. Clear priorities prevent overload and confusion.
August 8-15: Your efficiency brings positive notice from others. You shine through capability and prompt solutions to problems that arise. Ethical issues or moral principles arise at work this week. Just be sure the time is ripe if you choose to fight for fairness.
August 16-23: A partner or someone close to you has encouraging news. Enjoy your day-brightener and celebrate! Let go of your fears and anxieties. Insecurity feeds your difficulties. A positive attitude helps to turn your problem around.
August 24-31: Future dreams tie into your recreation--community action, science fiction movies or books, inventing something, or fantasizing. Visualization helps to make your dreams a reality. See yourself taking each necessary step toward meeting your goals. Imagine and then act.
August 1-7: Extravagance comes more easily this week and your sense of luxury is in high focus. Do not spend rashly. Both children and friends make financial demands. You'll need to balance head (logic) and heart (emotions) in your decisions.
August 8-15: Personal wants and pleasures are an important focus. Make room to get a little self-indulgence as well as satisfying family members. Romance is in the air! Plan for some candlelight, soft music, favorite movie, bubble bath, or whatever helps you feel cherished.
August 16-23: Information is power. Don't reveal everything. "Please mind your own business" is a legitimate answer. Keep your eyes and ears open. You pick up vital information through observation. Silence is your best tool.
August 24-31: Entertainment packs a punch this week! It may be a powerful movie or play or book. Seek out inspiration, shudders or strong feelings. Go for the gusto! Excitement and recreation are highlighted. Let loose your inner child and have a good time.
August 1-7: A parental or mentoring figure proves helpful. Listen to the advice of those older or wiser. You feel a bit overextended this week as you survey the many activities that seem to be calling for your attention. Make priorities.
August 8-15: Family influences your thinking, conversation and perceptions this week. Immediate concerns and the people right around you draw your attention. A young person makes a move toward more equality. Be supportive of his/her increased abilities and strength.
August 16-23: If you expect too much (of yourself or your partner), disillusionment follows. Allow each other to be human and less than perfect. Take advantage of an opening to discuss your long-range plans with your partner. Plan your future together.
August 24-31: Variety is the spice of life. Fun-loving and lively is the tenor of the week. You might travel or alter standard routines. Seek out the new. Power plays about leisure choices lurk. Channel any control needs into competitive activities rather than arguing about what to do.
August 1-7: A relative favors you. Be conscientious and helpful to avoid jealousy from others. A confused, misguided individual pays attention to your insights. You can help to bring clarity.
August 8-15: Pleasure comes through food, drink, or physical contact. Indulge yourself a bit; you deserve to feel good this week. You have trouble deciding because you do not see one side of a question without also seeing the other. Don't push a decision too quickly. It’s OK to fence-sit for awhile.
August 16-23: Be wary of wanting more than is possible, but keep your sights aimed ever upward. Visualization precedes material achievements. Increased objectivity assists you on the job this week. Your talent for communicating and fair play helps people form effective teams.
August 24-31: Playfulness is in order this week, so don't get too serious. Be willing to laugh and be frivolous and you'll have a marvelous time. A fresh perspective leads you to alter a goal you've had. Your sense of priorities shifts.
August 1-7: Rose-colored glasses loom large this week. Take another look at reality lest you fool yourself by overlooking a significant fact. Your focus and concentration are excellent now. You will get a lot accomplished, plowing through your tasks.
August 8-15: Optimism is emphasized. You're more restless this week, with an urge to travel, to learn, to share ideas, or to make changes. Make your own financial decisions this week. Don't get involved with other people's opinions.
August 16-23: Your magnetism quotient is high this week. You can turn on the charm with others--for business, romance, or to persuade and sway others. A sudden attraction flares. Your circumstances will dictate whether it is appropriate to act upon or not.
August 24-31: This is a time to seek a broader perspective than your personal home and family. Look to the future. Reach beyond yourself. You need to affect the big scene. Contribute to the world, share an ideal, further a cause, give to charity, or do something to make a difference.
August 1-7: Living your values is important this week. Make a contribution, no matter how small, toward changing the world for the better. Change on the way. Clarify what is useful and worth keeping. Let go of old methods, attitudes, and habits that just hold you back.
August 8-15: High drama or exaggerated emotions can occur around religious and spiritual issues. Stay centered and don't let others create an imbalance. Shifts in relationships are possible as you feel torn between friends and loved ones, or between getting close and getting away.
August 16-23: Spoil your family a bit this week. Physical comforts and material goodies seem extra important. Give yourselves a treat. You and the family need to balance tasks with playtime this week. A little compromise can allow some of both.
August 24-31: Party time! Go for a week of play with friends at whatever you enjoy the most. Concentrate on fun and leave serious stuff for another time. Action is a watchword. Get out and boogie--dancing, visiting friends, wining and dining, etc. Socialize and live it up.
August 1-7: An opportunity for advancement lies before you. Grasp it before the window closes! Someone close to you is dealing with issues of addiction. Encourage a 12-step approach.
August 8-15: A good time to tackle some small home improvement tasks you've been putting off. Direct your critical eye toward fix-it tasks. Others note your kindness and positive attitude. Helping out reaps rewards in the end.
August 16-23: People find you hard to read this week. Your communication style ranges from calm and cool to volatile and vivacious. Exchanging information and ideas with other people is important. Rationalizing is easy, so be honest with yourself.
August 24-31: Variety appeals this week, so change your patterns a bit. Look for alternatives, other forms of stimulation, and interest. You find yourself easily irritated by minor annoyances (which you could usually shrug aside). Recognize you are more reactive this week and avoid taking anyone to task.
August 1-7: Seek out laughter and fun-loving friends. Don't get too serious; remember to play. Family finances are in focus. Review the kids' allowances; go over the budget with a spouse; help an aged parent figure expenses, etc.
August 8-15: Travel or broadening your physical or intellectual horizons is a good bet for recreation. Go in your imagination if not in reality. A friend is self-centered--intent on getting what he wants. Remember that everyone is allowed an occasional bad day.
August 16-23: Tie up any loose ends that exist in your finances. Make sure that essential bills are paid, and seek payment for any money owed you. It is time to buy those stamps and cards or send those e-mails. People are waiting to hear from you.
August 24-31: You find a family member pulling away when you want to be close and supportive, or you want to separate when others seem needy. This, too, shall pass. You and those around you need to be appreciated! Express your love for your family this week. Show how much you care.
August 1-7: You can combine tremendous confidence and enthusiasm with great practicality. Highly motivated, you'll be quite efficient this week. You'll be tempted to overdo--around food, drinking, sexuality or money--and then feel guilty. Don't nag yourself; do be moderate.
August 8-15: You need inspiration this week. Go to Nature, books, philosophy, religion, or whatever activities uplift you. Your sense of justice or fair play may be aroused by activities at work. Be tactful! Choose wisely about what to make an issue over and what to let slide.
August 16-23: Caring and being cared for are in focus. Take action on domestic matters, or devote energy to emotional commitments. A comfortable, easygoing, nonconfrontive style is likely to appeal this week. You try to avoid ANY hassles.
August 24-31: Feelings are thoroughly mixed with thinking this week, so get comfortable with both. You will consider an ethical or moral issue. Remember that the world is not always the way we would like it to be. Be reasonable in your expectations.
August 1-7: Life feels serious, earnest, "heavy." You are taking on too much. Release some responsibilities; share the load. It is time to consolidate and protect your position at work. You need to do something to contribute to your sense of safety.
August 8-15: Shared discussions, appreciation of beauty, or social contacts are rewarding. Being with the one you love is extra sweet. A loved one's secret planning proves your hopes and wishes have been heeded.
August 16-23: A chance to share some fun and frolic with friends. Get together to chat, laugh, enjoy life with one another. Assertive action by you can bring financial rewards. Put yourself forward.
August 24-31: Your hermit side wants to retreat, yet you need an intensely intimate experience. You can do both. Intense emotions are a theme for this week's leisure. Find activities that will give you the depths and the heights. Seek pursuits to thrill you.
August 1-7: This is a time for fantasies and fairy tales with family. Indulge your imagination and enjoy the world of magic and make-believe. Charity or artistic activities appeal this week. You feel best doing something to make the world a bit better, or a little more beautiful.
August 8-15: Issues of practical empathy and realistic caring are uppermost in your relationships. Seek out support. You'll have an opportunity to learn about not sacrificing too many of your needs in a relationship. Be sensibly assertive.
August 16-23: Your aesthetic judgment might be useful at work, or you're in a position to help someone in trouble or needing emotional support. A friend needs some extra tea and sympathy this week. Your warmth and assistance will be very important.
August 24-31: Your sociability quotient is higher than usual. Being with people, communicating and exchanging ideas is more enjoyable. You are more practical about people this week (but don't turn people into a "chore" or burden). You can improve a relationship.