If your birthday is today: Stick to a simple but meaningful lifestyle. Search for balance and equality, and stick close to people who share your sentiments regarding money and morals. Spend time doing what brings you peace and joy. Embrace personal growth and physical fitness.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Communication will clear up any misunderstanding you encounter, and honesty will lead to an opportunity that will improve your life. Refuse to let someone's poor habits and emotional manipulation hold you back.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Take care of your responsibilities before doing anything else. If you make demands or complain before you have done what's expected of you, it will cause bad feelings. Aim to nurture relationships.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Get involved in a group effort that interests you. The people you meet will offer information that can help you raise your profile and connect with individuals who have something to offer.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Situations will get blown out of proportion quickly if you are too vocal or get involved in something dubious. Pick and choose your associates carefully.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19You've got what it takes to make things happen. Your experience, charm and ability to convince others to do things your way will lead to success.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Offer to do only what you can. It's more important to take care of your responsibilities than to promise to do things for others. Question others' motives.

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Keep a level head when dealing with friends, relatives and colleagues. Not everyone will offer sound solutions. Be the one who steps up and takes command. Romance is encouraged.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) If you take a walk down memory lane, it will help you figure out what you should do in a current situation. A change is within reach.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Your enthusiasm will prompt excitement and draw assistance that will help you excel. Make plans to celebrate with people who share your sentiments. Romance is on the rise.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Take a deep breath and dissect what you've been told. You need to fully understand a situation before you can make a decision. Don't let someone take advantage of you.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) Use your imagination, be innovative and make changes that will ease stress. Add comfort and convenience to your living space and share your good fortune with a loved one.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Don't feel that you must spend money to make an impression on someone. You'll gain respect if you are practical and use common sense. Work hard and enjoy life's simple pleasures.

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