The Day – Your stars Aug. 1

The Day – Your stars Aug. 1

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take an aggressive approach in order to get things done. Discipline and determination will help you reach your goal and discourage others from getting in your way. Keep an open mind, but don’t lose sight of your destination. A job opportunity looks promising. 3 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Search for a way to please everyone. Focus on self-improvement and refrain from criticizing or complaining about others. Take responsibility and own up to mistakes. You’ll be offered the help and resolve to turn things around. Choose peace and love over chaos. 3 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Protect your health and well-being. Listen to what’s said, but don’t contribute your opinions to a no-win situation. Getting along with others will buy you the time and freedom to make decisions that fit into your long-term plans. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s OK to change your mind if something doesn’t feel right. Don’t take a risk that can cost you financially or emotionally. Protect your rights, assets and freedom. Study situations thoroughly, and put your energy where it counts. 4 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Pause while you retrieve as much information as possible. Avoid compromising situations with people who are pushy or trying to take advantage of you. Stand up for your rights, but don’t start an argument. Choose intelligence over brute force. 2 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Put more into investing in yourself. Learn new skills, take courses, expand your mind and search for innovative ways to make your life better. Pay attention to detail, and update your image to demonstrate what you can accomplish. Romance is favored. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Set aside time to socialize and catch up with people who interest you. A conversation will get you thinking about something you’d like to pursue. Align yourself with someone who shares your vision, and start making plans. 3 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ll find it difficult to make up your mind. Emotions will interfere with your ability to take advantage of an offer. Approach someone you respect and trust, and you’ll get a nudge and the perspective you need to make a move. 3 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Think for yourself. Don’t feel you have to head in a direction because someone else does. Do your own thing. Protect your reputation and valuables. Refuse to let anyone manipulate you. Look for the truth, and stick to your principles. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You’ll be sitting in a good position, so don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Turn your interests to home, family and personal investments that will stabilize your life and secure your future. Make health, love and money your priorities. 5 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Wait your turn. If you take on something or someone you aren’t familiar with, you will be at a loss. Ask questions, then request an alternative way to proceed without ramifications. Facts and truth matter; stick to what you know. 2 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take the plunge; jump into something that entices you. Let your uniqueness shine through and your fondness for someone be known. Take a ride down memory lane by attending a reunion or joining a collective group that links to your past. 4 stars