Daily horoscopes: August 24, 2016


(March 20 – April 19):

Oh, no! Another boring lecture on how to do your job! Instead of nodding off, try nodding in the right places. The effort is worth it.


(April 20 – May 20):

The more you evade, the more someone pushes you to speak up. So speak up. Even if this person won’t like what you have to say, they’ll appreciate what you have to say.


(May 21 – June 20):

Don’t get drawn into the middle of an argument. Tell both parties they have a valid point and then scroll through your messages while they hash it out.


(June 21 – July 21):

You could force a change by burning a bridge but what if the person who gets burned is you? Re-think the strategy.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

Are people out to get you or are criticisms the result of hubris? Actually, no one’s in a good mood when Mars conjoins Saturn. Skies clear after Labor Day.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

Don’t let your self-esteem get in the way of a money matter. This is something done strictly by the numbers.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

Mars conjoins Saturn in a sensitive area of your horoscope. You’re accused of not being supportive, but guess what? This person really is a pain.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

You may lack the means, but you don’t lack spirit. This ensures you accomplish what you set out to do.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

Mars conjunct Saturn can be a little frustrating. The more you push, the more someone withholds. See if a little reverse psychology helps.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

Expectations are fine to aim for. But when they become a pain, amend them. After all you’re the one who made them up in the first place. It’s not like they’re written in stone.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

You’re an expert at phrasing the same question three different ways. One of them gains you entree today.


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

Mars conjoins Saturn at the top of your solar chart. It may feel like it’s now or never, but relax. Urgency is blinding you to the advantages of a delay.