Daily horoscopes: August 30, 2016


(March 20 – April 19):

After every rise comes a dip. Instead of sinking into a funk, contemplate what you want. It’s a chance to update the life plan.


(April 20 – May 20):

For someone who doesn’t like anger it’s intriguing how you attract tempestuous types. Perhaps they’re in your life to raise the temperature?


(May 21 – June 20):

Be wary of promises made prematurely while Mercury’s retrograde. People mean well, but may not be in a position to deliver.


(June 21 – July 21):

Someone isn’t as diametrically opposed as you think. S/he is trying to reach out. It’s not the way you would go about it, but it’s a start.


(July 22 – Aug. 22):

Call time out with a colleague or client talk about what ails. It’s compassionate plus it makes good business sense too.


(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):

You’re right and everyone knows it. Nevertheless people must have their tizzies. Let them rant and rave. They’ll feel better afterwards.


(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):

Be vigilant about following through. You don’t want to find out at a critical juncture that others dropped the ball when you weren’t looking.


(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):

Mercury, planet of deals, is retrograde for 3 weeks. Expect reversals and delays. Play your cards right and the other party will wind up compensating you.


(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):

Mercury’s retrograde, so you can expect mixed blessings. Keep your sense of humor handy and your eyes on the silver lining.


(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):

Don’t let people’s conflicts spill over into your corner of the Universe. Be supportive and sympathetic, but neutral. Their cause is not your own.


(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):

Will you lose your edge now that the bane to your existence has departed? Hardly. If anything you’ll be amazed by how much you accomplish!


(Feb. 18 – March 19):

Sibling rivalry lurks behind current tensions. It may feel awkward revisiting a scene from childhood, but it could explain a lot.