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Daily Horoscopes: August 17, 2020

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Let yourself be heard! The bold Sun conjuncts vociferous Mercury in Leo today.

 

 

 

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Aries Daily Horoscope by The AstroTwins
Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Hello, sunshine! Your interactions with people will feel bright and promising today. You could meet a romantic prospect who seems to tick all your boxes—or a kindred spirit who may very well have BFF potential. But is it actually a “happily ever after” situation or a sweet, ephemeral attraction? It’s not every day that you click with people in this way, but only time will tell if the connection is meant to last. Apply a little willpower and let things develop organically. PS: If you find yourself “in a mood,” the quickest fix is to surround yourself with happier people! See the full week >


Taurus (April 20- May 20)

You’re rarin’ to go, Taurus, but before you embark on your mission, have you lined up proper support? Adding new projects to your plate can bring additional pressure, so enlist a few wise advisers to act as your sounding boards. Will your close friends and family be affected in any way by these new developments? To keep these important connections on an even keel, loop your inner circle into your plans. Allow them to give you feedback—before you’re knee-deep in new responsibilities. Stress can be contagious, but if you work together as a team, you can say calm AND productive. See the full week >


Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Before you declare something done and dusted, get a second opinion. Today, a creative and thoughtful friend can shed new light on the matter. Maybe you could have approached the whole thing differently. If you made a mistake, own up to it. You might still be able to apologize and try a new angle. Breakdowns like these are always best viewed as learning experiences. If it is too late to make good of this situation, you’ll be armed with tools for the future. Don’t be afraid to try again, Gemini. Today, talking to new people could reveal an even better option. See the full week >

Cancer Daily Horoscope
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Second thoughts could stop you in your tracks today—and just when you were ready to pass “Go!” Press pause and let yourself mull over your next move. There may be a few practical considerations, like time and money, that you underestimated here. With the Sun and strategic Mercury aligned in your sensible second house, you should NOT move ahead based on excitement alone. Make sure you’re clear about what you’re getting yourself into first. And if you don’t feel comfortable with the situation, you can always try negotiating better terms before you bail. See the full week >


Leo (July 23 – August 22)

So much charm, so little time. With the radiant Sun and expressive Mercury aligned in your sign, you’ll have them BEFORE hello today. Your Leo brand of magic is intoxicating—and when you turn it on, people are drawn to you like moths to a flame. But some of your fans may have grown demanding, pressuring you to make plans that don’t really interest you. If you don’t feel comfortable saying no on the spot, try “let me get back to you” and bow out by text later on. With so many options, you need to leave room in the calendar for activities that nourish your soul. See the full week >


Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Fantasy or reality? With the Sun and Mercury drifting together through your foggy twelfth house, it will be hard to distinguish between the two. Stall on making any final decisions until later in the week so you have time to research every angle. Forget people-pleasing. Even if it’s awkward, ask the big, important and scary questions that are bubbling in the back of your mind. Best-case scenario: You’ll get your fears allayed and feel free to move forward with confidence. But if your concerns can’t be addressed, be grateful that you dodged the drama! See the full week >


Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Verging on overload, Libra? Stop trying to prove that you can handle it all by yourself. You simply don’t have the bandwidth to manage all those tasks alone! Today’s meetup of the Sun and Mercury in your teamwork house reveals potentially capable collaborators—people who can easily pick up where you leave off. While you may only need their help for the day, it will be great to test the waters together as a group. Check out apps that allow you to hire people by the hour for specific tasks. See the full week >


Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Yes, you have a vision, Scorpio, AND a solid game plan to back it up. But being too “my way or the highway” could alienate people today. Don’t push your agenda or make any unilateral decisions. Instead, present your perspective and let your collaborators weigh in. And don’t fake the democratic vibes or people will feel like you’re condescending to them! You might wind up not compromising much—or at all. But to keep Team Scorpio happy, it’s only fair to let others in on the decision-making process. See the full week >


Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Today’s meetup of the Sun and Mercury in your expansive ninth house refreshes your perspective. Drop all assumptions and open your mind. Even the people you see on a daily basis could surprise you. The key is to be curious and to sidestep the caretaking role. Allow others to express their individual thoughts and ideas—and give yourself permission to do the same. If you disagree, don’t rush to yield OR reject the other person’s point of view. Try things on for size or mull them over for a while. You might even wait 24 hours to give a firm decision so that creative solutions have a chance to emerge. See the full week >


Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Sneaking around could trip you up today, Capricorn, so make sure you’re being honest rather than strategic. People deserve to know the full story before making any decisions that affect them. Plus, things could get complicated if they discover you’ve been hiding information. It can be scary to lay all your cards on the table—especially since that means risking criticism or “rejection.” But doing so is the only way to build trust with the people who matter most in your world. No more secrets! See the full week >


Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

Romantic and social distractions abound today, and you could be pulled away from your goals by an enjoyable conversation—or exciting flirtation. With the Sun and Mercury aligned in your partnership house, it’s fine to make people your priority. But don’t let your responsibilities slip through the cracks. Silence your digital devices and let friends know you’ll get in touch on your lunch break. Or set up a dinner date and save the juicy bonding for then. Try to rejig your schedule so you can handle the more people-oriented tasks, like brainstorming and making client calls. See the full week >

Pisces Daily Horoscope

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Patience, Pisces. You can see quite clearly that there’s a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. But are you actually ready to nab it? Don’t cheat yourself out of important learning experiences by taking shortcuts or skipping steps. Instead, pace yourself and follow protocol. That might mean scheduling an extra practice session or filling out some paperwork that you’ve been procrastinating on. And while your sign understands the principle of “it’s all about who you know,” don’t cut out the middlemen today. They might not OWN the keys to the kingdom, but they can let you in with their spare copies! See the full week >

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