Daily horoscopes: August 2, 2016


(March 20 – April 19):

Mars enters the sign of the galloping centaur. If there was ever a time to hit the road and visit places you’ve longed to see, it’s now!


(April 20 – May 20):

That easy out isn’t the quick escape you think. It could enmesh you further. Stick with the path you’re on.


(May 21 – June 20):

Incendiary Mars will be opposite you until Sept. 27. Bring light rather than heat to a contested situation or it will all go up in smoke.


(June 21 – July 21):

Something you thought wouldn’t work comes together last minute. Now you can unclench those fists and relax that jaw.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

You’re on the right track regarding a plan, project, or reform. Walk people through the steps and they’ll eventually catch on.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

Review your process step by step and you’ll reacquaint yourself with the common thread that runs through all of your options, alternatives, and scenarios. This will get you back on track.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

You said you always had faith in someone. Now you have to back it up. But don’t be blind. There’s no shame in having a little skepticism.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

Mars departing Scorpio means that you will no longer be drawing negative fire. Look grateful in public; you can always gloat in private.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

Gung-ho Mars enters Sagittarius today. This makes you feel like Popeye after gulping down a can of spinach. Get ready to make up for time lost since April 18.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

You’ve struck raw nerves before, but this one’s a doozy. Don’t retreat. Your resolve to get to the bottom of things benefits everyone.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

A certain relationship comes full circle. You’ve had your ups and down, but the bond between you remains unalterable.


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

A snarky colleague or supervisor overplays his hand. Let him. This person’s comeuppance is overdue. Allow things to unfold on their own.