Daily horoscopes: August 23, 2016


(March 20 – April 19):

Don’t let fixation on winning one point cost you the game. You’re putting too much at risk for what will ultimately prove to be an insubstantial gain.


(April 20 – May 20):

If someone says no then it’s only because he’s playing hard-to-get. Keep prodding in a fun way and he’ll eventually say yes.


(May 21 – June 20):

The good news is you sold ‘em! But can you deliver? Start working those phones and calling in all favors because you’re on the spot now.


(June 21 – July 21):

You can weather any storm as long as you keep your sense of humor handy. Let a smile be your umbrella and criticisms will never dampen your spirits.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

No sooner does one door close then another one opens. Go where you are welcome and you can’t go wrong.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

A situation you were pursuing now becomes one that you’re desperate to escape. Thankfully nothing’s in writing so there’s still time for you to sneak out the back.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

Friends have a higher opinion of your abilities than you do, so listen to what they have to say today. You don’t want to undersell yourself.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

It’s never too late to say thank-you even if it’s weeks overdue. It’s always better for people to think that you’re remiss than to believe that you never cared in the first place.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

The advice you give a friend is invaluable. In fact it’s so good you may want to follow it yourself.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

Trust in the flow of the current of events. It’s moving you to where you should be rather than to where you expect to be.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

You like to share and share alike. Just make sure that in your eagerness to divulge all that you don’t inadvertently wind up betraying a confidence.


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

You have so many ideas that they’re starting to get ahead of you. Let yourself finish pitching one before you trundle out the next.