Daily horoscopes: August 17, 2016


(March 20 – April 19):

Learn to accept praise and gratitude gracefully. The more relaxed you are, the more forthcoming people will be in the future.


(April 20 – May 20):

If you’ve been wronged, injured, or ripped off then you’ll soon see reparations for what was done to you. If you’ve abused the system, however, then you’d best watch out.


(May 21 – June 20):

You’re a Gemini. You never met a rule you couldn’t bend or an angle you couldn’t work. Nevertheless the straightforward approach is best for today.


(June 21 – July 21):

Be open to what comes your way romantically over the next few weeks and you will never have to settle for less again.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

Your family life is on the mend. Loved ones may not be ready to clasp each other to their bosoms, but at least they’ll air kiss and make up.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

There’s nothing wrong with shopping around before you buy as long as you make sure that the deal you already have in pocket doesn’t get away.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

A prodigal type wants back in. Be welcoming. How you handle his penitence will put you in good standing for years.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

You insist you have no alternative but one always has a choice. Stop treating an option like a minus when it should be a plus.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

You weren’t always sure of the decisions you made, but now it looks like they were right all along. This is your confidence-raising moment.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

It isn’t easy giving up something that made you feel secure, but somewhere along the way it became a millstone around your neck. Toss it.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

Oftentimes it’s the thing that doesn’t fit that winds up transforming the formulaic into a recipe for success. Trust in your talent for innovation.


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

Financially, your hands are tied, but that might not be such a bad thing. A blocked escape route teaches you to be resourceful.